6 Toronto Spots That Will Whisk You Away To The 1920s

These places are the bee's knees!
Toronto Senior Staff Writer
6 Toronto Spots That Will Whisk You Away To The 1920s

It's almost 2020, and what better way to celebrate the new decade than a little throwback to last century. The 1920s are known for being glamorous, glittery, and fun, and the spirit lives on in these spots around the city. Slip on some Mary Janes and grab your fedora before heading out to these roaring-20s places. These Toronto 1920s spots are the bees knees, and will have you feeling like Gatsby himself.

Take a trip back in time 100 years at these venues. From ritzy cocktail bars to a historic cinema, flappers and fellas alike will enjoy the art deco styles and glamorous atmospheres.

No need to wait for an invite to head out to these places. You can sip cocktails in a real-life speakeasy, but luckily there's no prohibition.

Clockwork is a sleek bar that opened this summer in the Fairmont Royal York. Brimming with bubbly and other boozy delights, this spot has all the razzle-dazzle of a 1920s establishment.

Supernova Ballroom is set in a stunning 1920s building and the colourful inside is worthy of Gatsby's mansion. You can indulge in tons of sustainable giggle-water at this glitzy place.

Get your pals together, old sport, and live like it's the 1920s this year.

Cloak Bar

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Cuisine: Cocktails & elevated snacks

Address: 488 Wellington St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This hidden speakeasy will make you feel like you've gone back in time 100 years as you sip craft cocktails and enjoy the dimly-lit ambience.

Leña Restaurante 

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Cuisine: Latin American

Address: 176 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This glamorous restaurant is the bee's knees when it comes to 1920s spots. The stunning decor transports guests to a whole different era.


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Cuisine: Cocktails, small plates

Address: 100 Front St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Live out your Gatsby dreams at this swanky bar in the Fairmont Royal York. You can drink bubbly all night long and enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere.


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Cuisine: Italian

Address: 633 King St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy Italian fare inside a spectacular art deco building.

Supernova Ballroom

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Cuisine: Sustainable cocktails, small plates

Address: 330 Bay St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Set inside a 1920s building, this dazzling spot is brimming with glamour and elevated cocktails.

Revue Cinema

Price: $10-13 per ticket

Address: 400 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Built in the early 1900s, Toronto's oldest movie theatre will whisk you away to the 20s.

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