Riverside Month of Love: Date Ideas

Looking for last minute date ideas? Toronto’s Riverside has got it all, whether you’re looking for fine Italian dining with your partner, a trip to the spa with your mom, or ping pong with friends! Check out our round up:

Barefoot Beauty

643 Queen St E ~ 416.792.4420

What better way to show your appreciation for your loved one than to treat them to an afternoon full of pampering, and why not do it together? Check out this all-natural beauty salon with relaxing hand and foot care services to soothe anyone. Indulge with a warm towel massage using their custom moisturizing butter – you won’t regret it!  A little self-care goes a long way to show your love.

Tip: visit Barefoot Beauty on #WinningWednesdays to receive 25% a mani/pedi combo.

Chi Junky Yoga and Wellness Studio

70 McGee St. ~ 416.670.4403

Connect and chill in Riverside’s intimate yoga and wellness studio. Tip: try out one of their candlelit classes to get those romantic, nighttime vibes! With calming music, restorative poses and an essential oil massage, you’ll both leave feeling zen and in charge.

The Broadview Hotel

106 Broadview Ave. ~ 416.362.8439

Spend the night away from home in Toronto’s iconic east end hotel: The Broadview Hotel. Enjoy a local getaway at this fresh yet historic boutique hotel by relaxing with the curated vinyl collection in your room or by taking a trip upstairs to the rooftop terrace or the newly opened Civic restaurant for dinner and drinks. With a 360 degree view of the Toronto skyline and Don River, your stay is guaranteed to be a night of luxury.

Tip: Reserve a room by Feb 18th and the Broadview Hotel will enhance your stay with with a 2pm late checkout, an early morning snack, an in-room mimosa-kit, and a $30 credit per person for the Café + Bar. Make sure to book the Pillow Talk Package!

Broadview Hotel Valentines Day

Bonjour Brioche

812 Queen Street E ~ 416.406.1250

A special breakfast or brunch is a great way of getting straight to the heart, with sweet and savoury treats. From fresh fruit salad and baked French toast to smoked salmon omelettes and quiches, Riverside’s Bonjour Brioche offers just enough taste of old-school Paris charm to add some flavour to your relationship.

il ponte – Cucina Italiana

625 Queen Street E ~ 416.778.0404

Nothing sets the mood more than a classic evening of fine Italian dining. Authentic in taste and casual in style , il ponte is known for its gourmet pizza and pasta, fresh seafood, and local meats. Rest-assured, restauranteur Giancarlo will find the perfect glass of wine to accompany your meal. With a love for tradition , he is sure to make your night a special one!

Tip: visit il ponte on Tuesday’s to get half price bottles of wine.

Comedy Night at I’ll Be Seeing You

747 Queen Street E ~ 416.778.9988

Share some laughs and some bar food noms any Tuesday of the month at I’ll Be Seeing You. Though it’s not your typical candlelit dinner, comedy night is a great way to let loose and lighten up the mood in the company of others. And for $6 pints – who could resist?

Smash Ping Pong Lounge

672 Queen Street E ~ 647.748.7664

Get your game on! Grab your partner (and some friends) and visit SMASH for an evening of fun-loving competition! Fuel up with their hand-held bites (pizzas, burgers, wings and more) and fully stocked bar. The relaxed vibes will make you feel right at home.

Enjoy and have fun, this month of love!