Toronto is brimming with unique, contemporary places to enjoy a cocktail. The only downfall about all the choices is trying to decide which one to go to. This brand new venue is going to make your decision a little easier because you're definitely going to want to check it out. Toronto's Supernova Ballroom cocktail bar just opened and it's serving up some incredible, sustainable beverages.
Supernova Ballroom is the newest undertaking from Trash Tikki, an international pop-up bar which seeks to lessen the environmental impact of bars and their beverages. The Supernova Ballroom is located downtown Toronto, and showcases some revolutionary anti-waste drinks in a fun, bright setting.
Since these cocktails are environmentally friendly, there's no shame in ordering a few. The space is designed with early-era disco in mind. Bright pops of colour and curving shapes give the room a funky, cheerful vibe. Tucked away inside a 1920's building, the room features impressive gothic windows, a towering ceiling, and tiered chandeliers.
The cocktails live up to the venues hashtag #fortheloveoffuzz, as all the drinks have a fizzy, bubbly aspect to add to the lightheartedness of the scene. All drinks are made with local, Ontario ingredients that are in season and shelf-stable. Everything that goes into the cocktails is used three to four times before being thrown away.
For example, a lemon might have its juice, pulp, and rind used in different things so that nothing goes to waste. All oleos and syrups are made by Supernova Ballroom, and even rinds and husks leftover from a local juicery are reincorporated into cocktails to increase sustainability.
You'll find all sorts of fun, sparkly drinks on the menu such as the Supernova Bellini, made with Niagara peach wine, and Little Theif G&T, which contains Nova Scotian Oyster Thief seaweed-infused gin, Mt Fuji bitters, fever tree tonic and caribou lichen moss.
Their signature drink, Le Classique, is mixed with cognac, lemon oleo, lemon juice & Mumm. The venue also serves small plates of local food to nibble on while you enjoy your drink, such as the bright pink beet juice eggs.
The menu is seasonal and ever-changing, so you can always return to try new, innovative items. You can try Supernova's Twice on Sundays for a discounted price when you visit during Toronto Cocktail Week.
Supernova Ballroom Cocktail Bar
Cuisine: Sustainable food and cocktails
Address: 330 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5J 0B6
Why You Need To Go: Enjoy fizzy cocktails in this disco-themed bar serving sustainable drinks.