If you are looking for more than just a gift, give an experience of the city. It is a memory-creating gift. Here are a few unique gift experiences in Toronto.
The Tasting Goes On
Tasting Menu at Splendido
Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top restaurants, Splendido can thank its highly-sought-after innovative and contemporary Canadian menu for the honour. For those who enjoy food, this experience will fulfill all expectations.
Chef Victor Barry treasures the relationships he has built with the local farmers. This shows in the ever-changing menus and variety of produce. The servers are always willing to help with suggestions of appropriate wines or cocktails.
You will enjoy a glass of Champagne upon your arrival in Splendido’s refined and sleek decor. This will prepare you for the evening of stimulating flavour. Next, you will experience “The Tasting,” a tasting menu which the restaurant is widely known for. The food of the tasting covers 20 courses of fresh and interesting dishes. Upon finishing, you will receive a complementary digestif to top off your night. DISCOVER MORE
Out for the Evening
Pantages Martini Bar
In the heart of downtown Toronto, the cleverly hidden Pantages Martini Bar is known for its handcrafted cocktails, plush sofas and seductive, sophisticated atmosphere.
For the Martini-lover, there is the experience of enjoying martinis from the innovative menu with over 40 recipes. The gift also includes two delectable dishes to complete the night, so pick a place to sit, relax and enjoy your drinks and food. On Fridays and Saturdays, you’ll be treated to live entertainment.
The chic lounge is a wonderful place to unwind, as well as the library. It is definitely a place to watch the city come alive at night, with its floor-to-ceiling windows. DISCOVER MORE
A Taste of History and Knowledge
ROM Private Tour and Dinner
For the person who hungers for knowledge and food, this gift combines both for an unforgettable experience.
With admission for two, enjoy an hour-long private tour in one of eight themes chosen by you. Continue to absorb culture and knowledge in one of Canada’s largest museums after your tour. The ROM is full of world and natural history, a unique combination which enhances the experience. A variety of exhibitions are always available.
All that knowledge will make you hungry, so head over to the Opus Restaurant, only steps away, where you and another guest will have the pleasure of a six-course tasting menu. Enjoy the fine dining in either the elegant dining room or exquisite courtyard with Manitoba Maples and black granite tables. DISCOVER MORE
Taste of Authenticity
Tasting Menu at Champagnolo
Where can you go in Toronto to experience traditional food with a modern twist? Topping the list of Toronto’s Best Restaurants, Champagnolo is the ultimate mix of modern and traditional Italian cuisine.
The refined, yet still rustic menu and European inspired decor make for a modest and sincere atmosphere. This experience for two will allow the guests to sample and savour seven delicious courses of Campagnolo’s fresh and sophisticated dishes from a seasonal menu.
The classic touches of graphic wallpaper and pine ceilings create a warm atmosphere, as the antique couch in the waiting room gives a splash of character. DISCOVER MORE
Relax In Luxury
Spa Retreat at Miraj Hammam Spa
Cultural and historical influences can be seen in the design of the spa. It’s a mixture of Paris, Istanbul and Marrakech. The spa is a tranquil oasis, combining traditional and ancient rituals from Bordeaux to the Middle East.
The spa gift experience includes two full hours of beautifying and stress-relieving treatments: 30 minutes in a honey and vine wrap and 90 minutes having Premier Cru anti-aging facial. You also will have full access to the spa’s facilities, including the showers, steam room, lounge and incredible tea, which only enhances your experience of the Miraj Hammam spa.
Not only will you leave with radiant skin, you will be refreshed in mind and body. While enjoying your treatments you will forget you are even in the city. DISCOVER MORE
These unique gift experiences in Toronto will envelope you in culture and fun while letting you feel the heartbeat of the city.