Linwood Essentials

Photography by Linwood Essentials

Words by Andrew Toplack on 04-Aug-2015

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Address: 960 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tel: +1 647 828 9663
Website: view Linwood Essentials’ website
Door: Open door/walk-ins
Style: Cocktail bar
Food: Tapas/plates & dishes


Up a half flight of steps from street level, almost directly beside Furlough, lies this small, dark bar. As you enter, the lights above the tables to the right spell out "Repeal", which, along with a large print of the famous New York photo of construction workers sitting on a girder, suggest the prohibition era. Despite the implications of those details and the fact that they can and do make classic cocktails, all of the offerings on the menu are in-house creations. Recently, The Righteous Two delighted: pecan-infused Havana Club 7 rum, Cazadores Anejo tequila, Amaro Nonino, barrel-aged maple syrup, & Angostura bitters.

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