Check out These Celebrity Approved Hotspots to enjoy Yorkville the way the stars do.
Every September, TIFF brings many of the world’s hottest starlets, biggest movie producers and most respected directors to the city. While they are mainly here to enjoy exciting premiere events at TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema, there’s also a pretty good chance that you’ll spot celebrities all over the Yorkville neighbourhood as well.
This is no big surprise, Yorkville is home to some of the most prestigious and exclusive shopping, dinning and nightlife in the city. There really is no better place to enjoy the finest things in life in this city. Now TIFF is over for another year, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the movie star lifestyle at some of Yorkville’s top celebrity hotspots. Here are a few that the local media has picked up on recently. Explore them for yourself this weekend!
The Toronto Star recommends Café Boulud at Yorkville’s Four Seasons’ Hotel at 60 Yorkville Ave. as the perennial hotspot to spot celebrities in The Yorkville neighbourhood. They cite the likes of Charlize Theron, Denzel Washington, Anne Hathaway and Lupita Nyong’o as celebs that have been spotted at this very prestigious hotspot in previous years at TIFF.
THE HAZELTON HOTEL
According to Toronto.com, tons of big names celebs have spent their time in Toronto resting and relaxing at Yorkville’s iconic Hazelton Hotel. Actors such as John Hamm, Blake Lively, Clive Owen and Ben Affleck have all been known to frequent The Hazelton. Of course, this exclusive hotel is not readily accessible to the public, so Toronto.com reminds readers that you will be hard pressed to get into any of the hotel’s private areas without a room key.
THE PARK HYATT ROOF LOUNGE
Located on the 18th floor of Yorkvilles Park Hyatt Hotel, Toronto.com also recognizes the Hyatt’s exclusive roof lounge as one of the top star spotting locales in the Yorkville neighbourhood. Recent sightings include Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Weinstein and Colin Firth.
Over at Slice.ca, Sotto Sotto restaurant tops the list as one of Yorkville’s most promising celebrity hotspots. This exclusive eatery has recently served its elegant Italian cuisine to big names such as Johnny Depp, Natalie Portman, Ben Affleck and Blake Lively .
Numerous online sources recognize Sassyfraz as another all time favourite among celebrities visiting our city. Slice.ca reports that celebs including Selena Gomez, Colin Firth, Michael Douglas, Susan Surandon and Robert DeNiro have all been spotted here.