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THIS RESTAURANT IS NOW A PRIVATE EVENT SPACE C5

100 Queen’s Park (Avenue Rd.) Send to Phone
416-586-7928
Located on the fifth floor pinnacle of the Royal Ontario Museum’s Crystal, C5 (Crystal Five) serves up dishes as dramatic as its design.

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Lunch daily, Dinner Thurs.-Sat., Brunch Sun., High Tea Thurs.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS NOW A PRIVATE EVENT SPACE C5 Restaurant Review

: Diners at C5 bask in the drama of Daniel Libeskind’s Crystal design on the fifth floor of the Royal Ontario Museum. Starkly modern with an open concept kitchen, airy ceilings, soaring walls and jutting angles, the effect is fresh and provocative. The kitchen, under chef Corbin Tomaszeski, turns out equally imaginative dishes that merge local produce with diverse flavors. All the while, Tomaszeski emphasizes everyday ingredients and turns them into beautifully presented yet uncomplicated and accessible plates. The menu items are inspired by the museum's exhibitions and programs. That translates into a lobster BLT sandwich, a lamb burger or classic coq au vin, depending on the day. High tea, served on Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons, is a treat, thanks to the tray of bite-size savories and sweets. The lounge at C5 is a scene with its soft leather seating, glass art installations and thoughtful wine and cocktail lists.


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