BOSK at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto

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CAN$51 and over
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Contemporary Canadian
Bosk, the signature restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto, brings to life ingredients harvested a la minute from a network of respected local suppliers.

Diners can expect refined contemporary cooking with a focus on seasonal ingredients.

Bosk offers seating for up to 100, including private dining space accommodating groups from 12 to 42 guests. A seasonal, outdoor terrace is available in summer months.

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Sun 3:00AM - 3:00AM
Mon - Tue 5:30PM - 10:00PM
Wed - Sat 5:30PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 9:30PM

What 957 People Are Saying
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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Was celebrating my fiancées birthday. Put a note on the reservation requesting they put a happy birthday message on her dessert. Seems like they ignored the note. The dessert ordered had plenty of room to put the message. When we checked in I had even noted to the restaurant reception that it was my fiancées birthday as he sat us at our table. I guess they didn’t read my note.

LS
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was the perfect place to meet up with friends around the holidays. Its location suited everyone. The staff were pleasant, professional and efficient. One of the reasons for this choice was noise level. it is easy to talk and be listened to. Food was very good too. I will definitely be back!

OT
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We all decided to order the tasting menu with wine pairing.
Lauren, our server was very entertaining sharing with us historical and fun information about each pairing which we all appreciated.
Each dish was a delight and we all had a most enjoyable evening.
Beautifully plated and the perfect amount of food per dish.
We were all happy we decided to all go with the tasting menu for our get together.
Big thank you, team Bosk!! 👍

NX
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very nice ambience and food. good is fresh and well made. will recommend

TM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious. The atmosphere is spacious yet comfortable. And Lauren, our server, was fantastic from start to finish--always attentive, and referenced our comments throughout the evening (indicating she had listened to basically everything we said)! We loved this dining experience and are looking forward to coming again.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday Great Time

CK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very attentive service, and great food.

SM
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I was disappointed. The food wasn't up to par for a restaurant of this calibre. The halibut was overcooked and dry. The sunflower risotto was disappointing as was the chicken. The staff was busy with a large table that arrived after my party and we had difficulty receiving service from our waitress.

r
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal.
The new chef is amazing. Highly recommend the sunflower risotto! Simply to die for. Service was exceptional
Looking forward to dining here again

CC
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

This was our second visit to BOSK for dinner in a couple of years. Both the service and the food were still outstanding. Located in the Shangri-La Hotel, BOSK is a vibrant restaurant located just off the hotel lobby. Our server Anthony turned a difficult foodie menu into a wonderful dining experience for my wife. This was very much appreciated and made our dinner a success! I loved the duck breast entree and the pre-dinner surprise and post-dinner sorbet were wonderful touches. We capped off our dinner with an amazing Peach "Melba" dessert which we are still raving about! We highly recommend an evening at BOSK if you are in the downtown Toronto area.

RC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience2

there are two problems with Bosk:

1. The room is dark and extremely sterile-it would be helped by white table cloths and any effort to minimize the effect of the angular walls and square tables.

2. The piped-in music is both loud and offensive, making it difficult to carry on a conversation with your dinner companion(s).

BL
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very pleasant business lunch spot with good service, excellent wine selection and convenient location.

RG
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first time at the restaurant and I was not disappointed. The food was exquisite and nicely presented. The service was superior, which honestly can make or break a restaurant.

I asked for a quiet table for a business meeting and they placed us in a perfect spot. I was impressed with the next day follow up call to check on my experience. This is an operation that cares about the product they put out.

If you are looking for an upscale dining experience this is the place. I'll surely return next time I am in Toronto.

JD
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Service was very good. Staff was very attentive. Food was quite bland. Very under-seasoned. Presentation n of food was ordinary. Atmosphere seemed rather dark and dreary.

B
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The table we sat was too dark. We could barely read the menu. We read many good reviews about the restaurant but we were disappointed. Very limited menu and the food was mediocre at best. The service was very good.

VB
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I'm am super happy with my experience at Bosk.
It was for my fiance's birthday and the hostess immediately recognized the romantic evening and got us a secluded section to sit in and enjoy ourselves away from others. This type of service and intuition is what makes Bosk's experience outstanding.
I will definitely be back again.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience4

It was a lovely evening and our server (forgot his name) was great! He took care of everything we requested and made sure our evening was seamless.

DB
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Oh this place was such a disappointment. Their food wasn’t cooked improperly per se it just wasn’t good. The salmon was cooked medium / medium rare which is ‘all right’ but the food that accompanied it was mushy/ lacked texture to compensate for the overall lack of texture of the meal. Salt was not offered but it would not have helped this lack luster meal. A meal is more than what sounds fancy ... it also has to Taste good. And I think the butter for the bread was rancid. It was a composed butter but it didn’t taste good so why bother. Not worth the money or the time. So dissatisfied.

JG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. The staff made our anniversary dinner amazing. The food was fantastic.

JC
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience5

When we booked for brunch on Sunday no one said there was no brunch but only lunch...the menu online also indicated brunch, very disappointed, we travelled an hour and would not have done so.

SM
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Arctic char is the best on the menu. The brown butter makes it so rich and delicious. Second time around and still perfect!

FF
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Christine our sever was exceptional. Food and wine was incredible. Keep up the great work.

IS
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my wife to Bosk for her birthday and from the moment we sat down, everyone was attentive and helpful. Sydney (not from Australia!) was incredibly helpful and explained everything in detail. Our meal was fantastic, in fact, it was the best meal we've ever had. We even met the sous chef. John Ross. Very humble and kind. The deserts were amazing. All in all it was an incredible evening and my wife's best birthday meal. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

RH
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ordered the wine/food pairing for two!

Excellent!

OT
Toronto
59 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The halibut is the best I’ve had. Fabulous. I checked noisy only because we ate on the front of the patio to take advantage of a lovely summer evening. There is traffic noise but it is not distracting. The service is fabulous. One of my favourites in town

RH
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always come back to this secret hidden gem

p
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals of my life. The tasting menu is expensive, but worth it.

A
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great meal

T
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire experience was excellent. Brendan, our server, was exceptional. Thank you so much for the wonderful time!

SM
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Everything great, just more expensive than it used to be. It is like TIFF pricing kicked in last summer and never got adjusted back.

d
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Food is completely unexceptional. The desserts are particularly bad- the Black Forest cake does not resemble a Black Forest cake. I won’t go back.

OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was there for our Anniversary. Our waiter, Sydney, was great. Attentive and knowledgeable. The food was tasty and well-cooked. The complimentary mocktail was a nice touch given our special occasion. All in all a great time. Would definitely recommend

LA
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food was very good but the service was exceptional . Our waiter was attentive, and thoughtful making the experience very enjoyful.

DB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful dining experience and definitely left you feeling that the kitchen had a high level of skill. Awesome food, seasoned to perfection and beautifully presented.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing time!!!! We felt as if we were king and queen !

OT
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Portions getting smaller for the value, but the taste is outstanding especially since we have been going there every year for our anniversary for the past 5+ years

A
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing experience at Shangri-La, would definitely recommend.

HC
London
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family enjoyed our rvening meal at Bosk very much! The atmosphere, the food, the drink and the service were exceptional! We especially enjoyed our Server, Kevin, and his Manager, Max! Although the dining room was busy, they ensured our complete satisfaction. Many thanks!

OT
Toronto
59 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was lovey. Sat outside so a little traffic noise but not a deterrent. There are patio heaters and lovely blankets to keep away the chill. The crime brûlée is outstanding. Very nice

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great place

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