There are plenty of restaurants in Toronto offering delicious festive meals and on-the-go holiday drinks to help make this season more cheerful. And cooking your own Christmas dinner can look nice and definitely worth it, until you have to clean up.
So we’ve curated a bunch of places around town that are hoping to make your life a little easier by offering take out Christmas food packages.
Now the hard part is choosing the best option.
Here are some places in Toronto that are ready to feed you this holiday season.
IKEA Swedish Christmas party
Our favorite DIY furniture giant is throwing its Swedish-style Christmas parties again this year, also known as Julbord. It will be held at IKEA Etobicoke, North York and Vaughan from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 15. Tickets can be purchased in-store only, at the Swedish restaurant checkout or at the Swedish food market. Please note that all local public health regulations regarding indoor dining will apply.
Address: 1475 The Queensway, 15 Provost Drive and 200 Interchange Way
Hours: December 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Four Seasons Toronto – Take Out
Celebrate the holiday season with the Turkey Feast at the Four Seasons Hotel. Priced at $ 295, the feast serves five to six people. It has a long list of menu items like roast turkey in herb butter, rosemary sauce, mashed potatoes, citrus cranberry sauce and much more. It is available from December 24 to 31 to be picked up between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. All orders must be placed 48 hours in advance.
Address: 60 Yorkville Avenue
Hours: From December 24 to 31, to be picked up between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Fairmont Royal York – Festive Takeout Meals
Are you looking for something grand to celebrate Christmas? The REIGN at the Fairmont Royal York serves festive take-out meals starting at $ 275 plus tax. You can choose between turkey or ham for four to eight people in your household. With a bunch of side dishes included, this deal is available for pickup on December 24th and 25th, but you must place your order by December 22nd. From each order, $ 5 will be donated to Make-A-Wish Canada.
Address: Pickup from Piper Street, behind the 100 Front Street West Hotel
Hours: Order before noon on December 22, pick-up times from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
TOCA – The Ritz-Carlton Christmas Dinner
TOCA at the Ritz-Carlton offers take-out for two to four people or six to eight people. Dinner packages start at $ 325 for small groups and $ 450 for the larger option. Withdrawals must be made between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. from December 24 to 25.
If you want a culinary experience, join TOCA for its Vigilia di Natale in Toca December 24 and Born in Toca December 25 for $ 195 per person. They also have a holiday brunch on Christmas Day. Reserve your place as soon as possible here.
Address: 181 Wellington Street
Hours: Pick-up of take-out orders from December 24 to 25 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Fairmont Royal York – Restaurant REIGN
If you are looking for a place to dine, REIGN is having a festive three-course menu from December 17-26. However, they are reserved on Christmas Eve. The menu includes delicious dishes like half a Cornish hen, potato gnocchi, fresh salads and, for dessert, Bailey’s hot chocolate or white chocolate cranberry mousse. Reservations can be made online.
Address: 100 Front Street West
Hours: Dinner times are between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.
- Dine and enjoy a Prix-Fixe three-course experience at Café Boulud on December 24 or 25. The menu is priced at $ 110 per person. For the full menu, click here. Make sure you reserve your spot before it’s too late.
Address: 60 Yorkville Avenue
Hours: December 24 or 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., respectively
The Drake – Festivus
Festivus is back this holiday season at the Drake. Reserve your place for this special Christmas dinner. They offer a turkey menu and a vegetarian menu starting at $ 45 per person. Dinner is available December 24 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and December 25 from 2 to 10 p.m.
Address: The Drake Hotel – 1150 Queen Street West
Hours: December 24 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and December 25 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Christmas dinner at the Vieux Moulin
Join Old Mill for an extravagant Christmas dinner. This two-hour dining experience will take place in their historic dining room on December 24, 26 and January 1. On Christmas Day, guests will be seated in the historic Dining Room and Grand Brûlé Ballroom. The experience is available for the brunch, lunch and dinner buffets. Reserve your table here.
Address: 21, chemin Old Mill, entrance to the chapel
Hours: Schedules selected on December 24, 25, 26 and January 1