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Whelan's Gate

1663 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6P 1A6, Canada
+1 416-531-1311
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
29 Sep 2016
“Great pub garden”
9 Aug 2015
“Some of the Best Pub Food in Toronto”
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Bar, Irish
1663 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6P 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Loved Whelan's Gate - great beer selection and a lovely back garden that was quiet and cool on a warm day. I had the sausage plate and it was top notch. Staff seemed a bit overwhelmed but were friendly and doing their best

Thank Larus_pacificus
Reviewed 9 August 2015

new management, a new chef, and a new lease on life. There is a solid selection of craft beer (on tap and in can) and the cocktail menu is decent, but more importantly it's executed well (I had a corpse reviver last night that was...More

Thank gagnonsh
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I booked a spot for 12 on a Tuesday night, upstairs when their 'Muldoon' music was on, for my wife's birthday party. We loved the music, and they sang happy birthday for us when the cake was brought out. The staff were very accommodating in...More

1  Thank Joel W
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Seven guys (in their 40s) out for a rare night of debauchery. We were the only people upstairs on a Saturday night. The staff were good. The chef made a pile off crazy food off-menu. Dude can cook. We were not being cheap and intended...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Great place! Back to the classic Whelan's. Tuesday's sessions. Food, beer, staff, music. Good things come in small packages.

Thank joe1967
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I live near Whelans, and I often find myself there for a drink or two to hang out. The staff is super friendly, and I love the atmosphere. Be sure to check out the back garden patio if the weather is nice!

Thank MissJanEvans
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Went to an old favourtive spot of mine yesterday for some lunch with a pal. Sat on the back patio & enjoyed a jug of beer with a Whelan's Burger. The server was very helpful & explained some menu changes that were in effect however...More

Thank RiddimRyder
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Great local GTA pub! They went to great efforts to ensure the food was not in contact with my wife's allergen. The wings were really good, the Irish stew was great and the potato boats. Alas they only had Strongbow on the menu for ciders,...More

Thank IamArcherGirl
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Before you go looking for an Irish pub, decide what you want. Modern re-creations are usually fine in terms of decor & fare; others are "Irish" because of their clients/owners. Whelan's Gate is a transposed pub from Ireland. It's got it all: small bar, larger...More

Thank colonelhightower
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Nice atmosphere and beer - food only so-so. The bartender was friendly and there was a decent selection of beers. The food really wasn't very good.

Thank Joanne C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, Irish
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1663 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6P 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-531-1311
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