Steam Whistle Brewery
Steam Whistle Brewery
4.5
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Located within walking distance of the CN Tower and Rogers Center, Steam Whistle Brewing occupies Bays 1-14 within the old John Street Roundhouse building, a designated National Historic Site that was previously home to the Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive repair facility. Thousands of visitors visit this brewery every year to attend one of the on-site events or take a tour of how the company brews its own Pilsner.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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The area
Address
Neighbourhood: CityPlace
How to get there
  • Union • 8 min walk
  • St. Andrew • 10 min walk
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  • RLMG
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun tour and cold beer!
    Tour guide Kenny was fab! Just the right balance of information and funny anecdotes and you get a cold beer! Can't praise Kenny enough, so helpful and included our 2 kids in the tour...just with Steam Whistle beer was available in Scotland! If you're ever in Toronto book a tour you won't be disappointed:)
    Visited July 2023
    Written 5 August 2023
  • ElizabethB85
    Raleigh, North Carolina23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour!
    Seven of us took the brewery tour yesterday and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Our tour guide, Kenny, was one of the best guides we have ever encountered. He was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, entertaining, and obviously loves his job and the brewery. The history of the building is very interesting and Kenny really brought it to life for us. I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. Oh yes - the beer was quite delicious as well!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 August 2023
  • Craig B
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    5* tour thanks to Kenny
    Kenny our tour guide was an absolute joy. He was friendly and accommodating. He told the Steam Whistle story well and answered questions throughout the tour with a high level of knowledge about the brewery. He was also one of the best tour guides I’ve ever had, his charisma and passion made the tour experience unique.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 September 2023
  • Derek K
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brewery tour of Steam Whistle professionally delivered 👍
    Very informative and interesting tour of the Steam Whistle Brewery. Our tour guide Kenny was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and very entertaining. Would definitely recommend the tour where you get to sample a bottle of lovely cold Steam Whistle pilsner, some malt and even some hops if you're crazy enough. First class.
    Thanks for the review Derek, we hope to see you back again soon for a lovely cold Steam Whistle Pilsner. Cheers!
    Written 10 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 September 2023
  • Shirley S
    Lindsay, Canada5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kenny the Steam Whistle Tour Guide
    If you’ve ever considered visiting Steam Whistle we highly recommend that you do! The beer is soooo cold and taking the tour Is a great experience. Our friends from the UK we’re visiting Canada for the first time and we chose to include the Steam Whistle Brewery on our itinerary of great places to visit! We signed up for the tour so our friends could hear firsthand the history of the brewery. They had so much fun!! Kenny was our tour guide! What a gem💎 Kenny is very knowledgeable of the history of the brewery and has a fun and informative way of sharing his knowledge. He’s outgoing, funny and is very skilled in engaging people! Kenny is a great Face for Steam Whistle and we hope that he continues to lead tours for a long time to come😀
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 October 2023
  • Deb F
    Toronto, Canada37 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the best tours I've ever taken - laughed a lot
    FUN tour!!! Kenny was an awesome tour guide - so so so entertaining!!! I belly-laughed many times and along the way learned a lot about Steam Whistle Beer. I enjoyed the beer we drank on the tour too. Kenny is TOTALLY worth the tour - he is HILARIOUS
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 22 October 2023
  • Adrienne C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Whistle Stop Brewery Tour
    Happened to just stumble upon this tour. The tour was fantastic, Kenny is the best part of the tour. Very knowledgeable, very passionate about the company and the beer. I could’ve spent a couple of hours if they let us listening to what he knew. Would do the tour again in a heart beat, and yes, the free beer was a bonus too.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 November 2023
  • Ethanpoo
    Ottawa, Canada75 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Steam Whistle Brewery Tour Is a Must Do!
    My son and I booked a tour of the Steam Whistle brewery before heading to a Leafs game and it was a great decision! Our guide, Kenny, was so personable and entertaining, and walked us through the history of the company and the brewing process for their great tasting beer. You get a cold Steam Whistle beer for your tour, and I recommend coming a little earlier and having an 'unfiltered' pint to taste the difference. The tour really gave us a better appreciation of this true Canadian brand, and I highly recommend stopping in to say hi, have a pint and take a tour of the brewery in their historic home.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 December 2023
  • Hayley R
    Auckland, New Zealand152 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun brewery tour
    The brewery tour was great fun. It was a little different to other brewery tours I've been on before, which only focused on the brewing part. This was a mix of how the beer is brewed, the history of the company, and the history of the building. All were equally interesting. We had a great guide who knew lots of fun facts.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 January 2024
  • Jessica Lee
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun time! Steam whistle tour was a great addition to our time here!
    Very interesting tour! Our guide Kenny provided a detailed history of both the company and the building, added a touch of humor, and he gets you invested in the story, plus you get a free beer as you walk on the tour! Highly recommend 👌
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 March 2024
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Sperry B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2024 • Friends
Amazing tour - perfect length, interesting facts, great storytelling, Kenny was annimated annd funny and we got to have a delicious beer during it.
Written 8 July 2024
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Noelle Russell
Hilliard, OH2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2024 • Couples
We took the tour and with an included beer it was well worth it. Our tour guide, Tanner, was fantastic and we had a great time!
Written 7 July 2024
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mikeacfla
Winter Springs, FL93 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2024 • Family
Started out with a cold bottle of beer, what could be better than that? Nice 30ish minute tour of the Brewery with explanation of how the beer is made and the story of how the Brewery came to be. I'm just unhappy that Tanner won't take me as his plus one to Octoberfest next year.
Written 6 July 2024
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Tammy L
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Couples
Loved the tour! Amazing tour guide, very funny and engaging!! Knowledgeable about the process of brewing beer, gave great information about the history of the location and the three guys who started the brewery. The tour started with opening a beer for everyone!
Written 28 June 2024
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Eilidh M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Couples
The tour was very fun! Our tour guide was Kenny who was very enthusiastic and funny! Not the longest brewery tour we have been on (30 minutes) but they have managed to fit a lot into that time and also made it memorable! Would highly recommend.
Written 15 June 2024
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Hasse W
Solna, Sweden437 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Good food, good beer in a wide selection. Good service and an appropriate environment for a brewpub type of place. Nice!
Written 14 June 2024
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Jo Smith
Brisbane, Australia70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Couples
Great vibes and great beer. The staff were wonderful and very accommodating on a game day. Was nice to grab a beer on the way to the game.
Written 12 June 2024
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Megan S
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Friends
Visited the restaurant for dinner and it exceeded our expectations. Conveniently located near the CN tower and arena and the brewery itself is amongst old rail cars that add to the experience. The food and beer were great. Highly recommend the chicken wings and the Pilsner.
Written 11 June 2024
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Dan V
Louisville, KY119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Solo
This restaurant was highly recommended and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent. The house salad dressing was very delicious . The service was very pleasant and attentive. There house beer is a Pilsner, and complemented the meal perfectly. I have been here twice and will continue to return anytime I’m in Toronto. Located around many local attractions, including the Rodger’s Center, the restaurant can be very busy during game days, lunch, and dinner.
Written 2 June 2024
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Teri C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2024 • Couples
My boyfriend and l went to Steam Whistle for a brewery tour. Kenny our tour guide was awesome. He was very knowledgeable but his great enthusiasm and humour made the tour so much fun! We received a frosty cold beer right at the beginning to drink while on the tour.
It was really fascinating hearing the history of the brewery rightvin our province. We thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend it!
Written 1 June 2024
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