O Resto Lounge: An Intimate Downtown Venue

February 20, 2015 by  
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O Resto Lounge: An Intimate Downtown Venue

‘Food, Fun, and Friends’ is the Motto of O Resto Lounge. Located at 7 King Street East, the staff incorporate this vision into reality by embracing the mantra that, ‘at ‘O,’ we celebrate life everyday’.

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Open for Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, O Resto Lounge comfortably sits 80 to 100 people and provides a basic atmosphere for hosting events.

The restaurant is perfect for smaller casual corporate events as it is themed with elegant red and hot pink accents, classy black mini chandeliers, a fabulous long bar, plus a lovely front patio.

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During breakfast hours ‘O’s’ excellent food selections are complemented by the extensive list of coffee’s and specialty drinks. Whether you are in the mood for coffee, espresso, latte, or mocha, ‘O’ has what seems to be a never-ending list of selection. The array of choices extends to the Lunch and Dinner menu. A variety of burgers, pizzas, and poutines are among the list of comfort foods most popular at ‘O’.

If you are looking to host a late night event, ‘O’ offers a long list of red and white wines, craft beer, martinis, scotch, whisky, cognac, and cocktails- perfect for serving at your event.

We checked out the venue and it is quite casual so may be a good fit for staff events. We felt the rental and min spend was a bit high for the venue but the location is excellent as is beside the King subway.

Address: 7 King Street East, Toronto, ON
Hours: 11am-11pm (weekdays), 11am-12am (weekends)
Contact: 416-901-5535 or INFO@ORESTOLOUNGE.com
Website: http://www.orestolounge.com

Templar Hotel

August 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Ontario, Toronto, Uncategorized

The Templar Hotel is finally open! Of course you want to find out what this sophisticated hotel has to offer, so we will tell you. This twenty-seven suite hotel has a range of custom-designed fixture, ranging from closets, desks, and marble all over. Not only does this innovative hotel have unique styles, it also has a design that captures an eye for detail. Expect to see a salt-water pool hanging above the main stairwell and all the iPad technology that one could wish for. With beautiful art, specially made furnishings and classic service
this is the place where guests can hangout, loosen up and take a break from it all.

The Monk Kitchen led by Executive Chef Roberto Fracchinoni who offers a unique dining experience. The restaurant is displayed as a traditional Japanese-style eatery where the guests are encouraged to mix and mingle at a shared table. There are LED panels in the wall that sends a natural lighting, which keeps the mood lifted. Also, there aren’t any menus for guests. The chef asks you personally what you would like and they make it for 24hrs a day. How great  is that?!



When you visit you can enjoy the Onsen Spa which is extraordinary. This private spa accommodates the needs of all the guests with its treatment room, 17’ plunge tub, integrated soaker tub and outdoor glass-bottomed pool set in a minimalist Japanese garden.





Last, but not least the penthouses and lounges are where everything comes to life. With its sophisticated and modern look this is the place for the ideal event.




You do not want to miss out on this custom-built retreat. Invite your co-workers, friends, family, or even love ones to enjoy this wonderful luxury concept hotel for any type of event. It is a great place to stay but also a great place to host smaller events and launches in their lounges, kitchen and penthouse units.


Location: 348 Adelaide street West

Toronto ON, CA

M5V 1R7

Telephone: 647.933.5546

Email: reservations@templarhotel.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TemplarHotel

Website: http://www.templarhotel.com/media.html



July 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Ontario, Toronto, Uncategorized

Everleigh is a new venue which opened earlier this year, in April, in the old Century Room. Everleigh is the seventh venture from the Capture Group

This is not really a club nor a bar or a lounge but an amazing mix of the three.  It’s location in the heart of downtown Toronto, (on King Street West & Portland St), makes it the place to go to in the entertainment district.

Once checked in, the space is a wonder at first sight. The whole venue is filled with eccentric & eclectic visuals. From the urban look mixed up with vintage designs and baroque furniture, to graphs and Mr Monopoly painting on the walls.

Everyone can fill quickly at ease in that kind of space as you will most likely be able to encounter something of your liking. The aim having been to recreate an overlook of the “Canadian lifestyle interpreted through nostalgia, art, music, cocktails and culture”

The space is available for corporate and private events. We at CityEvents had the chance to attend the venue’s showcase late June. The space is full of possibilities and promises. It will most likely make a big impact on your attendees as the venue is that unexpected! From a floor  of maple leafs made out of pennies to the ceiling, with steel shaped birds, your eyes will catch on a detail that makes the difference.

Indoor capacity: 5,500 Sq.Ft. with 500 standing cocktail reception, 150 seated dinner as well as a small patio.

Amentities: Includes state of the art AV system, DJ Booth and catering Kitchen.

For more information click here

Follow them on Tweeter: @EverleighTO

Or Facebook:  Everleigh Toronto

The April 26th FastLane Event at Kultura

April 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Past Events, Toronto

I always look forward to Fastlane events. The crowd is down to earth and ready to mingle. It’s very inviting and energetic. Last night’s Fastlane at Kultura on King St East had it all. There was great people, interesting vendors, generous sponsors and a good crowd for speed networking.  Two full sessions of one on one networking with ten people each occurred at 6:30 and 8pm. Following the huge success of last year’s “Fastlane, In the Community” we decided to rejoin forces with United Way’s GenNext to enlighten our networking social attendees about the importance of giving back and getting involved.

GenNext and The United Way

GenNext is a group committed to encouraging and increasing volunteer awareness of the United Way and their initiatives. They aim to help people in their 20’s and 30’s get more involved in the community. Just like last year, the event was hosted at the beautifully rustic Kultura. The red brick walls and yellow cast birch bark veneer tree trunks made a wonderful backdrops to meeting new people and hearing about new campaigns and ‘good causes’.

Getting into the FastLane

Getting involved is an easy as simply showing up at the door.  Last night that meant battling the inclement weather, but most people I know believe that springtime is the perfect time to get engaged and give back to the community. Most people want to get more involved, but they simply don’t know what to do or where to go. This event was a great reminder about the importance of our collective participation and involvement in charity and the program even suggested some outreach programs not represented at the venue.  At Fastlane however people are generally happy and ready to contribute. In this environment they get to have a couple of drinks, mingle and chat with other interesting people , and help society. It’s a great package, and the goodie bag filled with deals is always a nice bonus.

Thanks For The Help

I wanted to thank everyone for joining us last night and making the event a success. We all got to meet someone new and learn about exciting initiatives. Another huge thank you goes out to the Gatherings and CityEvents team for making this event a success. Planning a wonderful event is always easy when working with a dedicated and talented team. Last but not least, thanks to all of our sponsors for their continued support of FastLane.  Our door prizes were graciously donated by John Frieda, ColdFX, Blo Blowdry, Wrigleys, Lounge, SGT Splatters, Danceology Studio, Extreme Fitness, Mysteriously Yours, tickets to Mirvish’s Ghost Stories.