Welcome to The Hot House

Located in Downtown Toronto's historic St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood, The Hot House Restaurant & Bar offers great food and wine, service, and a comfortable atmosphere at a reasonable price. The Hot House is in close proximity to the city's Financial and Theatre districts, and is within walking distance of The Bluma Theatre, The Air Canada Centre, The Sony Centre, The Rogers Centre, and many other major Toronto attractions, theatres, and sports/concert venues.

The sun-drenched 150 seat patio at the Hot House is an excellent setting to sample some fine Italian wines, Canadian craft beers, or the one of the best mojitos and margaritas in the city. The Hot House also offers group menus and private areas ideal for birthdays, weddings, showers, office parties, meetings, or any other function.

Whether it's for a special occasion, a romantic dinner, a quick meal before seeing a show, or just a casual night of snacks and cocktails, The Hot House Restaurant & Bar offers a setting for casual fine dining.

-- Experience The Home of Hospitality --


Please take a moment to fill out our online reservation form and search for availability. 
For Groups more than 12, please call us directly or email at events@hothouserestaurant.com
For Sunday Brunch Reservations, please call us directly at 416-366-7800

Group Functions

The Hot House Restaurant & Bar offers great food and wine, exceptional service, and a comfortable atmosphere at a reasonable price. Book your group functions with The House House today!

1. Church St. Dining - (120 seated guests; 150 cocktail reception)
2. Library - (48 seated guests; 50 cocktail reception)
3. Mezzanine - (48 seated guests; 60 cocktail reception)
4. Atrium - (40 seated guests; 60 cocktail reception)
5. Courtyard - (Combined spaces of the Library, Mezzaine and Atrium, 170 seated guests; 275 cocktail reception)

Library & Atrium Event Venues
To View Group Menus, See Under MENU TAB

If you're hosting an event and looking at private dining, we promise to deliver an unforgettable experience for you and your guests, whether it’s an casual gathering with friends or a corporate dinner for 300 guests.

We offer unique set menus for private dining events, as well as delicious hors d'oeuvres menu selections for cocktail receptions.

Call us at 416.366.7800 or email events@hothouserestaurant.com for more information and to reserve a booking.


Let Us Take The Stress Out Of Your Catering! Hosting a party, corporate event, or celebration? We can help!

Download PDF Catering Booklet under MENU TAB!

Please Contact Our In-House Event Manager



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VIP List

Please take a moment to fill out our VIP Newsletter Member form below. VIP Newsletter Members receive access to a wide range of exclusive benefits which include automatic entry into all of our contests, compliments from The Hot House on your birthday and/or anniversary, invitations to cocktail evenings, periodical newsletters and other special promotions from The Hot House. Please note that your privacy is important to us and your information will not be passed on to any third parties. View our Privacy Policy.

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* One winner will be drawn each month and notified by email.

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The Hot House Restaurant & Bar - Est. 1994 Phone : (416) 366-7800 Fax : (416) 366-7804 35 Church St.
Toronto, ON
M5E 1T3
Operating Hours

Hours may change during holidays or special occasions. Please contact the establishment for specific information.

Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00am
Sunday: 9:30am - 11:00pm


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Details & Features

Type: Italian
Features: Brunch, Events, Group Functions, Open on Sunday, Extensive Wine List, Catering, Gluten Free Options, Award Winning, Vegetarian Options, Kids' Menu, Patio, Wheelchair Accessible, WiFi
Neighbourhood: St. Lawrence Market, Old Town
Payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Interac, Travellers Cheques
Price Range: $$$$ » Moderate (Between $10 to $20)
Atmosphere: Casual
Attire: Casual


  • Saturday :
    Join us for our Breakfast Menu on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm

    Enjoy our special 3 course prix-fixe Weekend Menu, available Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays. Chef Curt's menu features a variety of delicious favorites!
  • Sunday :
    Sunday Brunch Buffet- $24.95 for adults; $12.47 for children between 6 and 10 years old: free for children 5 and younger
    Every Sunday From 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 pm featuring Live Jazz.
    Reservations Recommended 416.366.7800

    Enjoy our special 3 course prix-fixe Weekend Menu, available Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays. Chef Curt's menu features a variety of delicious favorites!
  • Monday :
    Mussel Mmmondays- Join us for a $10 pound of mussels - Three styles to choose from!
  • Wednesday :
    Something for Everyone & Great for Groups!
    Gourmet Wednesday Dinner Buffet featuring a made to order pasta bar! $21.95/guest 5pm-9pm
  • Thursday :
    Martini Thursday $7 till 7pm!
    Cheers to the end of the work week
    Join us for $7 premium martinis until 7pm!
  • Friday :
    Enjoy our special 3 course prix-fixe Weekend Menu, available Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays. Chef Curt's menu features a variety of delicious favorites!

    Fish & Chips $18 - Beer battered Halibut, minted peas, house made tartar sauce & fries!


The Hot House strives in making your wedding celebration affordable and stress free by providing cost friendly menus, a versatile event space and the assistance of our Event Manager every step of the way.

With our distinct event areas–The Library, Mezzanine & Atrium– The Hot House can host a seated reception for up to 170 guests or a cocktail celebration for up to 275. Please contact our Events Manager at 416-366-7800 or events@hothouserestaurant.com to learn more about our menues and venue spaces!

Our spaces are also perfect for hosting a shower, rehersal dinner or even a day after event!

We invite you to experience The Home of Hospitality!



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