The Burnbrae Farms™
Culinary Academy

The Burnbrae Farms Culinary Academy is your opportunity to learn from the best. Sign up now for an exclusive chance to be tutored by some of Canada's best culinary talents as they take you through some incredible recipes. Each session is an additional $20. Review the available sessions here.

Champions Day
Wednesday November 7th, 2018  

Passionate about food? Want to try some Royal Champion products? Join us on Wednesday and try some of the best cheese, jams, honey and wine while discovering the secrets that make a Royal Champion.

Ontario Craft Beer Awards

Craft Beer & Cider Awards

Continue The Royal celebrations by trying Ontario’s best crafted beers and ciders while enjoying delicious samples prepared by Chef Jamie Meireles from Str8fire Hospitality fresh off The Big Green Egg grill. Close out or start off your Friday night with us and musical guests along with a few surprises.

Ticket includes: 1 sample glass, 5 sample tickets, access to sampling over 40 of Ontario’s best craft breweries, Big Green Egg meats, local cheese tasting by Gay Lea, live entertainment, special guests, prizes and general admission to the Fair after 4pm. (Location - Semex Ring of Excellence). Price is $30 (incl. HST. service fee extra).


Food & Dining

Food, glorious food! At The Royal, you will find a world of gastronomic delights to savour. From elegant multi-course meals to lamb on a bun, from visitor favorite Rosti potatoes to fresh salads and lighter fare - you're sure to find something to suit your fancy. The broad range of dining experiences we have available at The Royal makes it truly unique and a lot of fun.

The Royal Court Restaurant

The Royal Court

The Royal's flagship restaurant. Catered by Liberty Entertainment Group, providing exemplary service and local ingredients. It's the perfect place to eat before The Royal Horse Show.

HOURS: 10:30am-1:00am
(Horse show nights only, 9pm otherwise)

Royal Court Restaurant
Telephone Number: 416-263-3421

Hitching Ring Gastro Pub

Hitching Ring

Dine ringside in the Coca-Cola Coliseum at this family friendly restaurant. You can watch horses warm up while you enjoy a drink from the bar.

HOURS: 11:00am-1:00am
(Horse show nights only, 9pm otherwise)

Hitching Ring Gastropub
Telephone number: 416-263-3422

Tanbark Club

Tanbark Club

Guests can enjoy this luxurious and exclusive atmosphere where Terrace, Platinum & Royal Club Subscribers can savour pre-show drinks and dinner catered by L'eat followed by a post-show after party. *This is a black tie event. Dress nicely!

HOURS: 5:30pm-1:00am
(2am on last Saturday)

Tanbark Lounge
Telephone Number: 416-263-3136

Bullpen Saloon

Bullpen Saloon

Yea-haw, the Bull Pen is where it's at for a hearty farmer's breakfast, cowboy style lunch and a couple of beers. Lunch, dinner, that awkward afternoon time when you're hungry… come on down.

HOURS: 5:30am-1:00am

*Reservations not required

The Bit & Bridle Pub

The Bit & Bridle Pub

This laid-back restaurant & bar serves breakfast, light lunches, casual dinners and is fully licensed. Early risers know The Bit & Bridle has THE BEST BREAKFAST SANDWICH at the Fair.

HOURS: 5:30am-9:00pm

*Reservations not required

Vineyard & Brewhouse

Perfect for a quick business meeting, or those interested in VQA wines and Ontario craft beers. Sample some of The Royal award winning wine, and enjoy cooking demonstrations all day.

HOURS: 11:30am-9pm

*Reservations not required


Heritage Court Café

The Royal Court

A quiet Oasis located in the Heritage Court to sample a selection of wines, beers and cider while enjoying a fondue or charcuterie board.

*Reservations not required


Royal Food Court

Hungry? From the famous Rosti Potato and Grampa Ken's Back Bacon to traditional salads and vegetarian options there's great food to satisfy every taste. Top off your meal with sweet treats like funnel cake or Beavertails- two Fair favourites.