A garden-patio will definitely set up the ultimate dining experience for a date. The romance will flow in the air as you have a glass of wine and enjoy delicious cuisine in a fairytale-like setting. The low-hanging lights, floral arrangements, gazebos and overall green design at these restaurants will compliment the intimate connection between you and your girl.
Are you planning an anniversary dinner, her birthday or simply want to spoil your lady? The summer is almost over, which means patio season is unfortunately coming to an end. To conclude the summer days, perhaps you should consider taking her to one of these cute "summer gardens":
1. Fring's // 455 King St W.
Looking to really impress your girl? Tell her to get dolled up and take her out to Drake's very own restaurant and reserve a table on the garden-patio. In collaboration with Toronto's best chef Susur Lee, Fring's menu consists of delicious international dishes that will satisfy everyones taste buds.
2. The Rectory Café // 102 Lakeshore Ave.
Your date will begin with a ride on the ferry, as The Rectory Cafe is located on the Wards Island of the Toronto Islands. The romance is felt in the air on their garden-patio, owing to its natural floral arrangement and waterfront view of Lake Ontario.
3. Le Select Bistro // 432 Wellington St.W
The French ambiance at Le Select Bistro comes in an all-in-one package. Their garden-patio is situated in the downtown core, with a beautiful floral arrangement and offers a spectacular view of the C.N Tower. Enjoy delicious French cuisine along with a bottle of vino from their wine extensive list (choose from over 1,000 bottles) to have the ultimate romantic dining experience.
4. The Three Speed // 1163 Bloor St.W
The 3 Speed is truly a hidden Toronto gem located in Bloordale. Enjoy a cocktail or two, while munching on bar food or have one of their microbrews on the beautiful patio that is surrounded by flowers. Cozy up next to their wood-burning fireplace under the low hanging lights on a cool evening for a super cute date.
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5. El Catrin // 18 Tank House Lane
Spicen up your date on El Catrin's Mexican garden-patio. It isn't exactly a garden, but the spectacular atmosphere makes you feel as if you're dining outdoors in a villa because it is decorated with minimal floral arrangement and is separated from the rest of the Distillery District with wooden gates. Indulge in authentic and modern Mexican cuisine while sipping on margaritas, on one of the best patios in the city.
6. Auberge du Pommier // 4150 Yonge St.
The elegant and romantic atmosphere roams in the air as soon as you enter through the gates of Auberge du Pommier. The flowers, the greens, the fountain, the angelic statues - all contribute to the ultimate garden-like restaurant experience.
7. La Castile // 2179 Dundas St E.
This Victorian-style steakhouse and seafood restaurant is located in Mississauga, but it has a glamorous garden-like patio in the GTA. The secluded patio is gated off from the busy streets with gates and is decorated with Victorian figures and beautiful floral arrangement.
8. Bairrada Churrasqueira // 1000 College St. (+multiple locations)
The patio at Bairrada Churrasqueira is garden-like because of it's spacious green area that is decorated with fountains, flowers and is set up with umbrellas and picnic tables. The Portuguese restaurant serves delicious, authentic dishes in a lively atmosphere that is perfect for a casual date with your boo.
9. George Restaurant // 111C Queen St E.
The patio at George Restaurant is basically a fairy tale garden. The majestic gazebos, low-hanging cream lights, flowers and ever-green trees create the sweetest atmosphere and perfect garden to dine in. You're guaranteed the ultimate romantic date with your girlfriend at this venue without question.
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