The Royal Wins Canada’s 100 Best

May 16, 2023


Jamie Drummond

Photo Credit

Graydon Herriott

May 16, 2023

The Roy­al named 2023’s Best New Restau­rant Design by Canada’s 100 Best! “The use of white oak through­out The Royal’s din­ing room, includ­ing a strik­ing cir­cu­lar cus­tom “rosette” on the ceil­ing, brings a nat­ur­al warmth to the 1879 her­itage build­ing, an ambi­ence that extends out­wards to the ter­race and down into a lush court­yard. The view of the kitchen is the­atri­cal, the open­ness inspir­ing con­ver­sa­tion around the County’s gas­tro­nom­ic boun­ty as har­nessed by chef Albert Pon­zo and his team. The care and atten­tion to detail are obvi­ous through­out. This space is the oppo­site of trendy. It is a metic­u­lous­ly visioned rebirth of a clas­sic, with deep roots and a big, excit­ing future.” Read more here.