Gallery Grill

“Toronto’s Premier Lunchtime Destination”

Congratulations Graduates!

In honour of the graduating class of 2017, Hart House’s Gallery Grill has designed a custom prix fixe lunch experience available exclusively to U of T’s newest alums and their family and friends.

Check out the menu

Closures for Holidays and Private Event

Gallery Grill will be closed for lunch and brunch on the Victoria Day weekend and on the following days for private events: Thurs., May 18; Sun., June 4; Mon., June 12 and Tues., June 20. (Hart House Café hours will not be affected.)

Hart House Café at Gallery Grill

We are excited to announce the opening of the Hart House Café at Gallery Grill! Beginning May 4, 2017, join us for fresh coffee and pastries on your way to work or class, or change the scene of your next meeting. Our menu will feature selections from The Tempered Room and Baker and Scone.

Weekday Lunch and Sunday Brunch

At the Gallery Grill, the vaulted ceiling and hand-painted stained glass windows create a dining atmosphere like no other. Enjoy a casual drink by the fireplace in the lounge or secure a table with a view of the sculpture garden in Hart House’s famous Quadrangle.

Chef Suzanne Baby‘s comforting yet cosmopolitan cuisine has won her a devoted following among Toronto diners, along with accolades from internationally recognized food and travel publications.

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Private Events

Book your private lunch, brunch, dinner or cocktail reception at the Gallery Grill. Available day or evenings from September to June. Closed during U of T winter break. Manager Jerry Horton‘s welcoming presence ensures each guest receives friendly, attentive service. For more info, including room capacities, minimum spends and sample menus, contact Hart House Meetings and Event Services at 416-978-7758 or

Hart House Viols

Curious about those beautiful stringed instruments on display in the Gallery’s Bar Lounge? The Hart House viols are museum-quality instruments that are tuned and played regularly. Learn more >>