House On Parliament In Cabbagetown

Cabbagetown / Corktown, Restaurants


It there anything more coveted than a neighbourhood pub that is a community gathering place, with food, drink, and an overall vibe that reflects the locals and tantalizes visitors?

Tucked away in the heart of Cabbagetown, House On Parliament is truly a favourite.


*Image courtesy of BlogTO and Hector Vasquez, with thanks!


You may notice that the name of this pub sounds a little like a landmark in another city (say, in our nation’s capital of Ottawa) but it was actually named quite pragmatically; the restaurant had formerly occupied two neighbouring houses and had been dubbed “Houses of Parliament”.

Located at 454 Parliament Street, this bustling pub spreads out over multi-levels with dark-wood accents and has a quaint Brit-inspired atmosphere.  While the place is quite roomy, the effect of the warmth of the food, the staff, and the folks that frequent the pub, is one of cozy familiarity. Chock-a-block with charm, it’s got size behind the swag, with seating available for 130 inside. Are you a patio person? Their modest but private rooftop patio is perfect for gathering on warm summer nights.

Open daily from 11am-2am, and with so much seating and a varied menu, every guest has a spot at the table.


*Image courtesy of BlogTO and Hector Vasquez, with thanks!


The menu is varied and peppered with interesting twists on some of your favourite classics – and all made with quality ingredients. (I was particularly happy to hear they source meat locally from Wellington County.)

On our last visit we started with the Smoked Duck Breast Salad, with black currant & sun-dried cranberry. We then moved to mains, where I enjoyed the Steak & Wild Mushroom Pie, drizzled with truffle and seasonal vegetables. My less adventurous friend had the House Burger, but all the choices turned out to be delicious! Of course to finish we enjoyed some Sticky Toffee Pudding – once you see that on the menu, it’s hard to resist! Needless to say, they had to roll us out of there.

Service at the House On Parliament is always warm and welcoming. Speaking of things that warm you up, I always find it helpful when staff are able to offer advice and knowledge on the wide variety of beers on tap as well as a well-rounded whiskey selection. But don’t take our word for it, best to go and try for yourself!



If you haven’t been to House On Parliament and you live in Cabbagetown, Regent Park, The Village, or Moss Park – all in proximity – scoot on over for lunch or dinner today!

P.S. They also do an amaaaaazing brunch!!




House On Parliament

454 Parliament Street, Toronto
[416] 925-4074


Sunday 11:00am – 12:00am
Monday 11:30am – 12:00am
Tuesday 11:30am – 12:00am
Wednesday 11:30am – 12:00am
Thursday 11:30am – 12:00am
Friday 11:30am – 1:00am
Saturday 11:00am – 1:00am


*Title Image courtesy of the House On Parliament Instagram, with thanks.  Check it out here: @hop_to



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Surrounded by Cabbagetown to the northeast, Corktown to the southeast, and Regent Park to the east, plus Church Street Village to the northwest, the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood to the southwest, and the Garden District to the west, Moss Park offers a supportive blend of convenience, community, and culture.

280 Sherbourne Street is a collection of 18 multi-level townhomes that share a private courtyard behind secure gates.  Beloved by its community of residents, these red brick residences  – constructed in 1977 – were built to complement the Victorian residential fabric in the area. Comprising two rows of townhomes staggered in height and separated by a tranquil refuge of mature plantings and tiered stone paths, the row facing Sherbourne Street features fenced garden terraces within the private courtyard while the back row of townhomes enjoys private terraces on the west side of the complex overtop the secure exclusive-use carports accessible from the laneway.

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We love Cabbagetown!

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