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The Academy Of Spherical Arts

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Address: 1 Snooker St, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1G1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-532-2782
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Wanted to take a group of 20 but cancelled. Worst pre-event service I have ever experienced.

We had wanted to host a holiday party at this location and start to finish - trying to get this simple booking reserved was a disaster. Service was terrible and policies are all... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2013
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

We had wanted to host a holiday party at this location and start to finish - trying to get this simple booking reserved was a disaster. Service was terrible and policies are all about the venue....not about the customer. We finally cancelled and went somewhere else simply because, based on the awful pre-event experience, we did not want to risk... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

In a party of four, three had good meals. It was recommended that I have the Chilean sea bass, which I really like. It was so bad I am not convinced that it was even sea bass. It was dry and not the usual flakey nature. It crumbled under the fork not like sea bass but like over cooked fish.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

I am a serious pool player. The Academy of Spherical Arts was at one time the factory for Brunswick billiard tables. Today it is a comfortable bar/restaurant uniquely positioned with the focus being on antique pool/billiard tables. To the billiards connaisseur The Academy of Spherical Arts offers one the opportunity to play on unique tables, all over 100 years old.... More 

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Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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