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4 Oct 2018
“Nice Building in an urban park”
25 Sep 2018
“Outstanding coffee and pastry”
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This restored brick home is open to the public and formerly housed the Art Museum of Toronto.
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317 Dundas St W | (at McCaul St.), Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Grange is a restored old building that used to house the Art Gallery of Ontario. It is surrounded by a lovely urban park that is a green space in the heart of the city. There is a playground at one end and at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I have written earlier that the members's lounge is not optimum for lunch. However, for coffee and dessert it is first-rate. The surroundings are very agreeable, there is a nice view over Grange Park, and the raisin tart with strawberry is delicious. Well worth getting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I had a fantastic lunch at the Norma Ridley lounge of the AGO, where I was served even if I'm not a member of the museum society. The ambiance is cozy and clubbish,if a little cold. The food was awesome! I has a perfectly balanced...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CarloGenoa_Italy
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It is a great place to relax if you are visiting the AGO. Nice and relaxing atmoshpere, friendly and professional service. Great views. Historic building. I really enjoyed drinking good tea there. Highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RBerzanskiene
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Norma Ridley Lounge in the Grange is the member's lounge for the Art Gallery of Ontario. Membership with the AGO carries with it, several perks, one of which is access to the lounge. It is a peaceful oasis to have a drink or a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank DrillerBurlington
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This park was recently revamped with top of the line children's playground equipment that challenges the children to extend their comfort zone. Park has beautiful gardens and comfortable benches. Our grandchildren love it. Just south of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GMS1556
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I just stayed there for one night, service was ok, but there were some littles issues inside the room that made us feel uncomfortable, going from a very annoy and noisy AC through a unpleasant mattress with a big hole where was almost impossible to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank germanhm
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were wandering by old stomping grounds and stumbled upon the greatest play park for the kids. Tucked in behind the OCAD is The Grange & the Grange Park. So many things to climb, slide, swing, jump and run over around under and through. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 809sheryla
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you are looking for a place to picnic with lots of stuff for the kids to do this is the place. Situated directly behind the AGO it is a convenient location right off the dundas street car line. The city has spent the last...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Philip W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I was introduced to the Grange by a friend who is an AGO member. After spending the am at the wonderful Mystical Landscapes exhibit it was a pleasure to snag a table at this busy spot. The food was reasonable and tasty. My friend had...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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