If a high-end shopping experience is what you’re looking for, Sherway Gardens is just the ticket. More than 200 sophisticated stores call this conservatory-inspired, skylight-filled space home.
TOP SHOPS Canada’s über-department store Holt Renfrew (416-621-9900) is here, and carries designer brands by Burberry, Emelio Pucci and Prada among others. Ladies are in luck at shops stocking some of the finest womenswear, including tailored suits by Ross Mayer (416-622-9282), classic separates at Jones New York (416-620-0083) and trendy dresses at BCBG Max Azria (416-695-0606). French retailer Lacoste (416-620-1414) is for the casually inclined while Lululemon Athletica (416-620-6518) offers zen for the yoga-friendly. Trendsetters should hit Honey (416-626-0040) for designer duds from Fidelity, Juicy Couture and Velvet. Rudsak (416-620-1555) has luxe leather accessories and garments, and for electronics, visit Apple (416-646-8489). Nesters should head to Yves Delorme (416-626-6847) for fine European linens and Pottery Barn (416-621-7779) for functional and decorative accessories to spruce up every room in the house.
FUEL UP The Pickle Barrel Grand (416-621-4465) offers more than 300 items on its menu—sandwiches, burgers and an all-day breakfast—ensuring something for every palate. Carnivores can graze over a selection of sirloin steaks and ribs at Canyon Creek (1900 The Queensway, 416-621-6255). Enjoy a fine Italian feast at Via Allegro (1750 The Queensway, 416-622-6677), which boasts an internationally acclaimed selection of wines, Scotch and grappas.
GET HERE 25 The West Mall (at The Queensway East and Hwy. 427), 416-621-1070.
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