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028 - Patio Party 🌞
Why eat and drink inside when you can do it outside? To help you capitalize on all of this summer weather, here are some patio experiences that you’ll want to have over the next couple months.
🍻 For the Beer
For those of you who appreciate a cold, hoppy beverage on a warm summer day, London’s breweries have you covered. Grab a few friends and visit the patios at the London Brewing Co-op, Anderson, Toboggan Brewing Co. (Wood Oven Pizza!), and Forked River for an authentically local beer experience, or wander over to Chaucer’s Pub, The Waltzing Weasel (mini-golf!), or Crossings Pub & Eatery for your favourite imports.
🕯️For the Ambience
If it’s a “vibe” you’re looking for, look no further than the quaint, comfortable, and shaded patios at The Church Key,The Runt Club, and The Black Trumpet. These intimate atmospheres will help your first date lead to a second one—especially when they are paired with a dinner reservation for two and some theatre tickets.
🎉 For the Revelry
Whether you are a college/university student, or you just enjoy a lively night out, Richmond Row consistently delivers. Barney’s/The Ceeps (Ceeps Brew!), Winks Eatery, and Joe Kool’s are all hopping this time of year and are within stumbling distance to post-patio cravings like Dos Tacos’ Carne Asada taco, Burger Burger's Breakfast at Tiffany’s burger, and Prince Albert’s pierogies.
👯For the Familiarity
Sometimes you just want a patio where everybody knows your name: enter some of the city’s most “locally loved” patios like Old North’s Bungalow Neighbourhood Hub, the Old East Village’s St. Regis Tavern, Old South’s (aptly named) Old South Village Pub, Byron’s Freehouse, and Downtown’s Morrissey House. If you’re not a regular yet, this is the summer to pull up a chair and put down some roots.
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