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Cluny

4.4
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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French
Outdoor tables are subject to the weather. If it rains, we can not guarantee indoor space. For more information on our health & safety procedures, please visit https://distilleryhospitality.com/health-and-safety

Exciting, non-pretentious menus inspired by Frances's modern food movement paired with vibrant music, breathtaking design, & personalized service have made us the best French restaurant in Toronto. Nearly every item on our menu is made from scratch and we proudly maintain a curated Wine Spectator recognized wine list with nearly 200 bottles.

Our adjacent café lets you take Cluny home with pastries, macarons, housemade terrines and preserves, and artisanal pantry items. Take out, from coffee to fresh-baked breads, made-to-order crepes to sandwiches.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 3446 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great outdoor patio! Heaters were a welcome treat. Food was delicious and filling. Best French Inion Soup.

Cluny
Responded 2 days ago

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience! We look forward to welcoming you in again soon for some more French onion soup sometime soon. Until then, Stuart K.

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Frankie
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The outdoor patio is great! Lots of heaters and tables are socially distanced. French onion soup is a MUST!

Cluny
Responded 2 days ago

Frankie, We're happy we made sure you had a memorable time. Your must-try recommendation of our French onion soup is a favourite of ours as well. We would love to welcome you back again soon to discover more delicious flavours! Best, Stuart K.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely service, excellent outdoor ambience and comfort.

Cluny
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for this exceptional review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best, Stuart K.

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Rachel
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Our table was situated in between two heaters pointed away from us. It was cold as hell, but overall a nice enough experience considering current circumstances. The restaurant would do better to hang the heaters all facing the same direction so that each area gets *some* heat instead of some tables being blasted while others freeze.

Cluny
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, Rachel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience, and appreciate your feedback regarding our outdoor heaters. We do hope that you will give us the chance to show you a more memorable visit should you choose to visit us again. All the best, Stuart K

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Dennis
Toronto
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service from our server. He explained each meal to us.

Cluny
Responded 2 days ago

Dennis, we're happy to hear that the service you received made our place exceptional for you! We'd love to welcome you back again soon to try some more of our tasty menu options. Best, Stuart K.

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butyatiarepublic
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Do yourself a favor and visit this lovely restaurant in distillery district. The service is unmatched. The staff truly cares about your experience. The food is absolutely amazing – everything we tasted melted in other mouths. Highly recommend!

Cluny
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the phenomenal feedback. It was an absolute pleasure welcoming you in for an evening of the five-star food and service we're known for and you most definitely deserve. We'll make sure to pass along your compliments to our chef and team, and we look forward to welcoming you back for another lovely meal. All the very best, Stuart K

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BruceF
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very well prepared and the wait staff was incredible. Dined on the patio in the evening and was a lovely affair

Cluny
Responded on October 15, 2020

Bruce, our guests deserve only the absolute best! Thank you for showing your support. We'd love to have you join us again soon. Best, Stuart K.

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Holly
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love this place.

Cluny
Responded on October 15, 2020

Holly, it means the world to have your support. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime soon! Best, Stuart K.

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AllisonK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

It was nice. It wasn’t over the top but I think under the circumstances and COVID it was nice and the service was good.

Cluny
Responded on October 15, 2020

It was a pleasure to have you join us, Allison. We truly appreciate your support. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. We'll be looking forward to your next visit. Until then, Stuart K.

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DavidK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Difficult to truly evaluate during the Covid closure of inside dining. We were pleased that there were outdoor heaters, however, and the service was attentive and helpful.
I've previously been there for dinner prior to the current situation, and I enjoyed the food and the ambiance.
We're trying to support our local restaurants, and hope everyone will be able to hang in.

Cluny
Responded on October 15, 2020

David, it is now more than ever that we appreciate your support. Thank you for coming down! We are glad to see that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to welcoming you again sometime soon. All the best, Stuart K.

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DraganV
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Cluny never disappoints me. I did have a good time yet again.

Specifics: Old Fashioned (smoky one) was excellent, and the tuna was good but did not wow me.
Another pretty good day at the Cluny.

Cluny
Responded on October 15, 2020

We are happy to hear you have enjoyed your experience with us many times! Our old fashioned is a great way to treat yourself. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to discover more favourites! Best, Stuart K.

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SaraM
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Vince was excellent.
Will definitely go back.
Would like to try brunch next time.
Hoping resto's don't close.

Cluny
Responded on October 15, 2020

Sara, thank you for taking the time to show your support. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and that Vince took such good care of you! We look forward to hosting you again sometime soon for brunch. Our heated patio is waiting! Until then, Stuart K.

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ForeverSunshine07
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to meet up for a mimosa and brunch! Highly recommended!!

Cluny
Responded on October 14, 2020

It's flattering to hear you enjoy our outdoor ambiance, drinks, and cuisine! We hope to see you again in the future. Best, Stuart K.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Awesome patio seating ambience, but yeah that was it.
The cocktails were pretty ordinary
The food selection was also very normal with very small portions and high price
When asked for what would you recommend for dessert, he said “I don’t eat desserts”, which was so unusual because we were looking forward to have dessert at this place.
The bread basket which should have been complimentary for such a highly priced menu was not.
I would say just go there for a drink for the ambience and plan to eat somewhere else later.

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Lady
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Disappointed that we waited 30 mins for our reservation and another 15 mins after we had been seated for a server to come to our table.

Cluny
Responded on October 9, 2020

You're right, you should never have to wait as long as you did to be seated and then to receive service at your table. For that, I apologize. That said, as regulations change, we're continuously making adjustments to almost every single part of how service operates. Please know your feedback is super helpful in seeing how these changes are being received, so thank you for reaching out. We hope you will give us another chance to show you the experience you truly deserve. Best, Stuart K.

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Gern
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

wonderful experience. Thank you. It was great to get out in a safe environment.

Cluny
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thanks for your review, Gern! We look forward to welcoming you back for another exceptional experience in the future. All the best, Stuart K.

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vipTornative
Toronto
55 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The Cluny patio is lovely. They have super-sonic heaters every ~6 ft or so on the ceiling frame and it was very cozy on a fall evening.

Our server was great and the timing of his service was perfect. We were not rushing and neither was he.

We started with cocktails and both had the steak frites. Everything was prepared with care and the deep fried asparagus was a great caloric splurge and perfect with our main course.

We are not comfortable dining indoors during Covid pandemic so we'll be dining on the Cluny patio for as long as the weather allows.

Thanks for our server - employee #25106 - for a great evening! Sorry I should have asked for your name!

Cluny
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thank you for your kind words about our space! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and we hope that you'll join us again the next time you are around. Until then, Stuart K.

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ErinD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The salt add and food were great. We had a fantastic time with our boys. The patio was warm enough on a cool night and still open air for anyone with COVID concerns. Great experience. We were well taken care of and the food was delicious

Cluny
Responded on October 14, 2020

It was a pleasure having you join us Erin. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. We'll be looking forward to your next visit. Best, Stuart K.

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VickyF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The music was loud, but great work with physical distancing, and spacing tables. Great service, friendly staff, excellent food!!!!

Cluny
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thanks for coming by, Vicky! It was a delight to have you here with us to explore some awesome dishes. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Stuart K.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the best time, the servers were very sweet and accommodating. This is one of my favourite places for French food in the city, more so even because of the ambiance.

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DevynK
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dylan our service was amazing + incredible food and atmosphere. will be recommending and coming back

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vipTrishZ
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy the cluny great food and service and once again Ian was great!

Cluny
Responded on October 14, 2020

Trish, we're grateful for you taking a moment to leave this review! We look forward to seeing you the next time you are around. Best, Stuart K.

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vipHB123
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

If you are missing places like le select or la Societe you won't find a replacement for those here. If you are heading to the d district and are looking for something decent enough this will do just fine then. Stick to the basics and avoid disappointment .

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Daimalee
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The service was amazing. The amount of food is ok, not a lot of options for dinner. The brunch menu looks good, will come back to try it

Cluny
Responded on September 28, 2020

It was a pleasure welcoming you in. It is wonderful you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to your return and another lovely meal. All the best, Stuart K

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RobK
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

French Onion soup was incredible! Patio was amazing! It was a great place for a date.

Cluny
Responded on September 28, 2020

Rob, we're glad you enjoyed our famous French onion soup! We'd be delighted to welcome you back to try some more of our specialties sometime soon. Best, Stuart K.

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FernandoS
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Consistently good food, great service, comfortable setting on the patio.

Cluny
Responded on September 28, 2020

Fernando, we're grateful for you taking a moment to leave this review! We look forward to seeing you at Cluny again. Best, Stuart K

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EvaN
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience2

I have been to Cluny’s many times, unfortunately this time the food was Completely cold (almost icy) and the outdoor patio had a terrible draft. The heat lamps were not enough and did not reach out table. It was unfortunate.

Cluny
Responded on September 25, 2020

Eva, it was our pleasure to welcome you and your guests back. We genuinely appreciate your support throughout this time, though I am very sorry to hear that your experience fell short of expectations. Please know we would have been happy to try to accommodate by turning up the heater, or moving you to another area, had you brought this to our attention. We do hope that you will give us another chance to show you the 5-star experience you deserve and we are known for. Best, Stuart K

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YIBUMSIK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely my favorite place for Sunday brunch in Toronto.

One of my favorite places in the world is NYC and it is my ritual to go to Balthazar for Sunday brunch when I am there.

Toronto is a mini NYC to me and Cluny has become my Toronto favourite.

Cluny
Responded on September 28, 2020

It means the world to us that you enjoy our famous brunch. We would be happy to welcome you back to Cluny again for more of your favorites. Best, Stuart K

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Brunch
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This time tried the beef hash, eggs which not disappoint Once again, excellent serve and overall service. The heated patio was a bonus

Cluny
Responded on September 22, 2020

We're happy to hear you enjoyed our famous brunch! We are looking forward to welcoming you back again to try some more of our flavourful menu. Best, Stuart K.

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vipGeraldT
Calgary
14 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance. Loved the patio and the heaters kept us warm on a cool day. Service was great. Bought a few things from their pastry shop and they were all good.

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Xxxxxx
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

kinda noisy and didn't keep social distance very well.
dishes are not tasty overall, onion soup was salty, bread over cooked

Cluny
Responded on September 22, 2020

We are sorry to hear that your experience was anything less than outstanding. Please know that the safety of both our staff and guests is our number one priority and we are following all guidelines set out by our local health authorities. A manager would have been happy to speak with you, had you any concerns regarding service or food. We hope you'll give us another chance to show you a better experience, but if not, we are sorry if we aren't for you. All the very best, Stuart K.

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paulag
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great location and ambience. Meal was pretty good but the service is what rates the highest. Oh and it is pretty.

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DianaP
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience4

I specified it was a birthday celebration and I was expecting a complementary dessert to sing happy birthday.
Also, we had an accident in the table where the waiter dropped 2 mimosas on one of us and we just got a ''Sorry''

Cluny
Responded on September 28, 2020

We’re very sorry to hear that your recent brunch visit was anything less than extraordinary. We followed up with our weekend crew who confirmed the mimosa accident. There is nothing to excuse service that misses the mark, so we apologize that a manager was not alerted. We would love the opportunity to make things right with you. Please call the restaurant directly at 416-203-2632 and ask for me. If I am not available, please leave a message and I will get back to you ASAP. Best, Stuart K., DOO

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WendyA
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had a great night out with friends. First in a long time. We chose the heated patio and it was lovely. The ambiance on the patio was spectacular. We really felt away from the rest of the District. Service was equally spectacular. I was a little disappointed in how the Duck Confit was served but made up for it with delicious desserts. Yum. Can’t wait to go back.

Cluny
Responded on September 22, 2020

Thank you for this exceptional review, Wendy! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our cuisine so much, and we hope to welcome you back again soon to discover more favourites. Best, Stuart K.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went with a friend and my 7 year old daughter. We all had 3 courses and cleared our plates, even my picky eater. It was delicious. Felt comfortable bringing my daughter too but still felt like a little fancy night out. Great experience. I’ll definitely go back

Cluny
Responded on September 22, 2020

It's wonderful to have your support! You can count on us to always deliver on delicious cuisine, drinks, and atmosphere! We hope you make it back our way sometime soon. All the best, Stuart K

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vipTrishZ
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Once again awesome food and service thanks Ian:) and as alway the French onion soup is a must and I would recommend the madame duck:) xo

Cluny
Responded on September 22, 2020

Trish, we're glad you enjoyed our famous French onion soup and Madame duck! We'd be delighted to welcome you back to try some more of our flavourful menu sometime soon. Best, Stuart K.

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AlanaP
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favourite restaurant in all of Toronto. Always delicious, gorgeous atmosphere, and incredibly professional & polite staff.

Cluny
Responded on September 18, 2020

This is so wonderful, Alana! We're so glad that everything was perfect for you, and it sounds like you had a great time. Hope to see you again! Best, Stuart K

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FarahJ
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was really good. We sat outside in the patio which is beautiful and well ventilated. I just found the metal chairs or the thickness of the cushions a bit uncomfortable. However, not all the chairs are like that in the patio and wouldn’t stop me for going again for the food!

Cluny
Responded on September 18, 2020

Thanks for coming by, Farah! It was a delight to have you here with us to explore some awesome dishes. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Stuart K

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JessicaMC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We held our wedding reception at Cluny and went back for our first wedding anniversary. The food is always exceptional and the service has never been anything less than excellent. We sat on the patio due to the pandemic; not quite as nice as the dining room but still charming. Looking forward to our next visit there!

Cluny
Responded on September 22, 2020

This is so wonderful, Jessica! We're so glad that everything was perfect for you, and it sounds like you had a wonderful meal for your first anniversary. We are already looking forward to your next visit! Best, Stuart K

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome all around.

Cluny
Responded on September 18, 2020

We're happy to hear you love our restaurant. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again. Best, Stuart K.

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Cluny is rated 4.4 stars by 3446 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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