Sip from coupes garnished with spheres of frozen rosé — that would be frosé to you heathens — as a gentle “pop” signals the opening of another bottle of bubbly. The Fairmont Royal York’s swanky lobby bar is the place to celebrate the golden era of cocktails, fizz and rail travel. Toss back a drink before hopping a train at Union Station across the street.
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Photography by: Rick O’Brien
The neon “Cocktails & Dreams” sign hanging in the front window is a great example of truth in advertising.
Smoke and mirrors often steal the show at this captivating bar with a botanical bent, located in the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel.