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About Old Mill Toronto
The Old Mill Toronto, a unique setting, is the perfect place to celebrate that special occasion... an anniversary, birthday, engagement, a special get-together, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day - or just to say "I Love You". The original flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and glowing fireplaces create a warm and relaxed atmosphere, the perfect place for a romantic evening. * Creative fine dining and wines * Wednesday to Saturday in a historical setting * Cozy settings for your group celebrations * Sunday is Family Day with Brunch and Dinner Buffet * Savour special moments with Afternoon Tea in our Tea Room*Live Jazz every Thursday, Friday and Sarturday in our HomeSmith Bar.
Toronto, ON M8X 1G5
Hours of Operation:
BREAKFAST: Monday to Saturday: 7:00am - 10:30am
BRUNCH: Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm
LUNCH: Monday to Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
AFTERNOON TEA: MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 3:00PM - 5:00PM SATURDAY: 2:00PM - 4:00PM SUNDAY: 3:30PM - 5:00PM.**
**No afternoon tea every Sunday for the month of December.
**It is not possible to make afternoon tea reservations online, Please call us directly: 416 207 2020
DINNER: Wednesday to Friday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
South Kingsway and Bloor
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Mon & Tue Lunch Buffet $20.95 Wed-Fri Lunch Buffet $26.95+
Sunday Brunch Buffet $34.95 +& Sunday Dinner Buffet $37.95+
Wed - Sat Evenings A La Carte Menu
Create wonderful lasting memories in our beautifully decorated banquet rooms, many with wood burning fireplaces, picture windows and walk out patios. 300 seat landmark Dining Room opened the first day of World War 1, 1914. 16 distinctly decorated meeting & conference rooms ranging from 540 - 8,000 square feet
On site parking is available.
Parking is $2.00/hour.
The Old Mill Toronto is adjacent to the OLD MILL Subway Station
(OLD MILL subway station is located on the Bloor West subway line)
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
LUNCH BUFFET: Mon & Tue: $20.95 & Wed - Fri. $26.95+ (menu also available)
SATURDAY LUNCH: A la Carte menu
SUNDAY BRUNCH: $34.95+
DINNER: Wed.- Sat. evenings A la carte
SUNDAY DINNER BUFFET: $37.95+
Old Mill Toronto Ratings and Reviews
Since we got married at your venue my husband and I decided to celebrate our 10th year wedding anniversary there with our 2 children, so we brought our special glasses and a bottle of champagne to make a special toast... However we were very disappointed when we were told that it could not to be served to us since you don't a liquor license...
We were also disappointed with the service, I asked for simple things such as coffee and milk and it took for ever for someone to bring us coffee, so I think that your service staff is in need of much improvement.
A wonderful place for friends spending time together. Had the Buffet for lunch . So any choices! We did our best but we were unable to clear even one table. Service was super but not intrusive. The building and gardens added to our time there.
I enjoyed our afternoon together and am thrilled I chose The Okd Mill to feed us.
Our recent visit to the Old Mill was a great disappointment. An open buffet is an outdated concept and is lazy catering. As we were dining with an older friend with mobility issues for whom walking around with a plate would be difficult, we chose to eat from the menu. What a boring unimaginative list of options. A winter soup, Caesar salad, Cobb salad, a burger, wings, fish and chips....you get the picture. This is food from the 60s. I would not eat here again.
Gorgeous setting. Food is great. Well organized, good quality.
Don't get me wrong, service was really good but they had some technical issues with the register and our bill took long to arrive.
Don't get me wrong, food was exquisite. Fancy by everyone's opinions, tasty, but my stomach was a bit off after (do you know what I mean?). I didn't overeat. I just ate something that tasted good, but did not sit right in my stomach.
My daughter complained separately about not feeling well (stomach ached), but did not have any bowel issues.
Despite all tempting options around, my 5 year old still ate like a mouse. Glad kids 5 and under eat free.
When I made my reservation for Sunday evening I did not realize the meal would be a buffet. You need to make this clear on your website and when making a reservation on OpenTable.
We stayed anyway and the food was moderately good for a buffet. Our dinner was intended to be a romantic date, quiet and private - the atmosphere at the buffet evening was to the contrary. We loved the historic decor and character of the room and would like to return- but not for a buffet.
The Old Mill has been our family's favourite dining venue for over 40 years.
On Sunday morning, it was just my wife and myself. We were coming to kick off a fun-filled day and begin to celebrate her 65th birthday; a definite milestone in one's life.
When I asked my wife early Sunday morning, "Where would you like to go for brunch?" I knew her answer would be, "The Old Mill". I wasn't disappointed by her response. There was no other choice anyway, since I had made the reservation earlier in the week.
As usual. everything at The Old Mill was fantastic. We couldn't have been more pleased.
Thank you for making my wife's special day, even better.
Dark and gloomy room as I remember it from 1970s.
There was not a large gathering that day in the dining room. Yet my friend and I were seated by a pillar with my chair partially in the main aisle. Why cram a table in this tiny space? One person stumbled on my chair during our stay. The chair was pulled in as much as possible to the table. Dark room, dark beams, décor.
Food was disappointing. Fish and Chips. Fish was too well done.
Too many interruptions from servers, particularly at the beginning. Such a rush.
I also am disappointed we saw no on site nod to the past history of the 1800s grist mill itself (the 1800s building integrated with the more recently built hotel), other than a plaque we saw outside.
Disappointing experience. We will not be returning.
Overall I don't think we will be returning for the Brunch at Old Mill. The entire experience was very off putting from the beginning. It was our first time at Old Mill for Brunch and I guess regulars would know the line up process but since it was our first time we simply went up to the desk and said we had a reso and were treated rather rudely and told to line up...while other people were casually sitting and no formal line was created. Then we were told to stand specifically behind a table which one of the servers set up . The experience left a lot to be desired. Then When we were finally taken to our table, the table wasn't ready and tall stalks of chairs were next to the table (very unkept and unprofessional) so the same hostess left us standing in the middle of the dinning room while she went to figure out another table. She sat us next to our original table at a ready table set for 5 (we were 4) and within 5 minutes another server rudely told us we can't sit there as it's a table for 5 and had a reso and we have to move BACK to the table which wasn't ready set for 4 at which point she and two other bussers changed our seats and moved stuff around and made us move seats. Just as an FYI the two tables were the same size! Why move already seated patrons when you could simply add an extra table setting at a vacant table while you sort it out. It honestly felt like we were in the way and weren't really made to feel welcome. The pros were that the actual two servers who took over once we were seated were lovely, the coffee was delicious and the food was pretty good. But saying all that when I'm spending $200 on Brunch my expectations are higher than this. C- overall and I'm being generous!
My husband, my two adult daughters and myself had a weekday brunch recently which was perfect for the occasion. It was my daughters' birthdays. One of my daughters is deaf/autistic and we could tell that she enjoyed the restaurant setting and surroundings.
We have been to the Old Mill quite a few times and we enjoy the scenic atmosphere and just walking around within the building was a delight.
Thank you for your hospitality.
No matter how many times specific seating requests are made in advance, the Old Mill just can't seem to get this service down. This is a consistent problem. I heard other patrons complaining of the same issue while there. We've been to The Old Mill a number of times and the one common issue is "inconsistent service". Yesterday? Not so lucky unfortunately.
Food was great! Huge selection of Sunday brunch items and all items were delicious (especially the carving stations). Ambiance was great and we didn't feel rushed to eat and leave our table, restaurant is very nicely decorated. However, we were dissatisfied with the service. Ladies upon check in to our reservations were rude and unfriendly. We had booked our reservations 2 months in advance and had requested a window seat or by a fireplace. We were NOT granted this request and lady at the front check in did not go out of her way to see if there was someway to make this possible. She was rude and bluntly said that we wouldn't be seated there. We were sat at a table that was slanted and was not even set for us (had lots of extra tableware placed randomly on the table, We had to wait in the isle as the waiter quickly tried to remove tableware and set it for our group of 6). We did not enjoy sitting at this table as it would not stop wobbling. It took the waiting staff a while to change us to a different table. The waiting staff was much friendlier there, greeting us with smiles (the first smiles we saw from any staff members) and always taking away plates when finished and refilling coffee and water. We did notice however that many tables beside fireplaces remained empty for the duration of our brunch and did not understand why our request to be seated there wasn't accommodated. From an elegant place like the Old Mill, for a fine dining bunch experience, we would have expected much better service (especially for the price). The better service would have added to a more enjoyable dinning experience.
Took my Mom out for a belated Mother's Day brunch and had a fabulous time as usual. First time for Sunday brunch and food was awesome as always with tons of options for my mom who's vegetarian and myself who enjoys everything. We sat in the room that's normally used for afternoon tea and it was perfect for the 2 of us with a nice view of the patio which we will try the next time.
The family got together at Old Mill on Victoria Day for a belated Mother's Day treat for Mom. Everything worked out perfectly from the get go, starting with online reservation, online confirmation, friendly reminder phone call, and finally arriving at Old Mill to find the table perfectly set and ready for us. We had the brunch buffet. The food was fantastic! The buffet layout was inviting and nicely presented. The food was great! So much variety to please everyone's palate. Traditional, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, hot soup - you name it, they have it. Our server was smart, friendly and attentive. Unfortunately, we missed the young man's name, otherwise we would thank him by name. We all had such a great time, especially Mom! We look forward to dining at Old Mill again, soon. One suggestion, the fruit and cheese station was very popular and could do with more frequent replenishing.
Have been here a few times and have had a wonderful time. Service was fantastic, one downside is the strong smell of kerosene oil or whatever product they use and burn to keep the food warm literally fills the entire room and even when leaving the restaurant the burning smell of oil stays in your clothes. It definitely affects the air quality in the restaurant. This is may be the only downside to the experience.
The food was good, but our server was awful. Didn't ask us how we wanted our eggs, or our bread, wrote my order wrong so I received the wrong thing. We also had to raise our voice to get his attention. He was a bit out to lunch. For the price, I would expect better service.
Food selection and quality were good. It's a big place though, so noise can be an issue. Service at the table was good and attentive, but the hostess checking people in was gruff and a bit surly, insisting that people "will just have to stand in a line if they want to get in... that's just how it's going to have to be." Not exactly the warm and welcoming type, which is unfortunate as a first impression.
We have been here before but this time was a disappointment. Food didn't look fresh. Some dishes weren't hot. Service wasn't the best. Our first table was in a dark location right next to a set of doors. We asked to be moved to a better spot and luckily they accommodated. We were celebrating a milestone birthday for two in our party and asked the hostess if she could arrange for a slice of cake with a candle be delivered to our table and it never came.
My 3 friends and I were here for Winterlicious. Our appetizers were lovely, as were our entrees. For desserts, 2 of us had the toffee cake -- marshmallow squares were odd, but the ginger cake didn't go over too well. Two of us had wine, and both were lacking. One was a white, and I had the Zinfandel. NOT good! Stock the Smoking Loon Zinfandel -- excellent! Service: I'd made clear I wanted fresh ground pepper -- had to ask. She didn't bring it for the entree. The brined chicken -- excellent. As was the pickerel I was told.
I came for a quick winterlicious lunch when I had a break for work. The food was pretty good... bread offered before the meal was hard and not so appealing. The mussels came with toast and had a lovely broth but some of the mussels had an off taste. My beet risotto was very tasty with shaved parm and sage.
They also offer a buffet lunch which also looked appealing for $29. It would be a good option for a business lunch with colleagues with different tastes.
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