The Best of Yorkville

Where to stay, shop, eat, and explore.

Why Yorkville?
Peppered with world-class art galleries, artisanal coffee shops, and bustling boutiques, Yorkville is an iconic village in the heart of downtown Toronto. It’s also home to ROM—one of the world’s great museums, with a collection of 13 million artworks, artifacts, and specimens. And if you love food, Yorkville has everything from cozy sushi spots to gourmet French bistros where celebrities flock.

Put simply? Yorkville has the “very best fashion, food, wellness, and culture.” So, if you want the full Yorkville experience, plan to stay the night.

Stay: The Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel Toronto

Royal Sonesta front

Located across the street from ROM, the Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel offers an unparalleled introduction to one of Canada’s most remarkable cities. Luxurious guest rooms exude a cosmopolitan air and breathtaking views of historic Queen’s Park and the city skyline. Relax at their spectacular indoor rooftop pool and savor fine dining and drinks in style. 

Experience ROM Hotel Package includes: 

  • Overnight Deluxe Accommodation for two
  • Complimentary breakfast for two
  • Two tickets to ROM 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 2pm late check-out

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Shop: Over the Rainbow

Shop Over the rainbow

If premium denim is your thing, consider Over the Rainbow an essential stop. This family-owned boutique has supplied Toronto’s fashionistas and visiting celebrities with fine jeans since 1975. Voted the best denim store by Toronto Life, Over the Rainbow also offers one-on-one service and on-site tailoring to ensure the perfect fit. 

Plus, ROM visitors save $25 in-store. Just download your voucher here and show the voucher along with your ROM admission ticket or ROM membership card to redeem. 

Eat: Cibo Wine Bar

Cibo Wine Bar

In its big, beautiful industrial-chic space, Cibo Wine Bar serves “old world rustic” Italian fare like fresh gnocchi, wood-fired pizzas, and house-made gelato. Plus, it’s home to a soaring award-winning wine room, with more than 2,500 bottles of vino to choose from. 

Better still? If you eat at Yorkville’s Wine Bar, you’ll get a 15% off coupon for ROM admission and select one-year memberships. Already a ROM member? Show your ROM membership card to get a complimentary glass of prosecco with the purchase of an entrée. Must be 19+ (valid ID required) and the offer applies to ROM member plus one additional guest. 

The Essential Group Experience

Essential Group Experience

Bring your group to Yorkville for a day of food, fashion, and culture, including a guided tour of the Museum and discounts at some of the neighbourhood’s hottest spots. 

Download our flyer to learn more. Or email to book now.  

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Wondering what else to do in the city? Check out Destination Toronto, which has everything you need to plan the perfect trip to Toronto, from must-visit summer patios to the best galleries, restaurants, and attractions. 

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