The Monocle Travel Guide series reveals their favourite places in each city they cover, from the ideal route for an early-morning run to the best spots for independent retail. Full of surprises and quirks, they also feature detailed design and architecture pages, neighbourhood walks to get you away from the crowds and their favourite places to eat everything be it tasty fast food or something truly celebratory.
Toronto is akin to a teenager: energetic, fickle and unwieldy at times. But while Canada’s largest city may suffer from the odd growing pain, it’s transforming in beguiling ways. Since its founding, waves of immigrants from around the world have flocked here; today more than half of its 2.7 million residents were born elsewhere. This diversity reveals itself in a thrilling mix of restaurants, hotels, cocktail bars, independent clothing shops and much more.