Catering

Cater your next event with us and watch Chef create plates so delicate yet so bold, your guests will be talking about the food for years to come. Whether your function is on-site in our gorgeous industrial chic dining room or at the location of your choice, you can rely on us to take care of every detail; only as a perfectionist would.

Corporate events

Try something unique for your next meeting. Share a taste of Paris from Parkdale with your colleagues. Whether it’s a hot lunch or breakfast croissants and fine desserts—we’ll accommodate your team’s palette, location and budget.

Parties & Private Dinners

From intimate 7 course meals to full on buffet madness, we've got your celebration covered with elevated, yet approachable cuisine. New menus coming soon.

Weddings

Our knowledgeable catering and event planning team will help you create the wedding dinner, cake or reception of your dreams without drama or stress. We accommodate all size parties; from small intimate groups, up to large-scale extravaganzas. New menus coming soon.

Pâtisserie

Get lost in a Paris pastry shop in the heart of Parkdale at our sumptuous pâtisserie. We’re open for coffee, lunch, dessert and for our anytime signature croissant. Pop by to pick up housemade bagels, sourdough, english muffins or ciabatta. Surprise your friends with our fine desserts at the next dinner party, or come every day for the lunch formule: a sandwich, drink and dessert.

See our menus

We always have a few house staples, such as croissants and certain types of pastries. But much of what the kitchen does is seasonal and based off what is fresh or inspiring, week to week. This product list indicates what should be readily available in store or within 72 for ordering.

The Room

Book our gorgeous event space and party as if it were your own private dining room. With seating for 45 or capacity for a 70 person cocktail party, we’ll help you create your vision and execute every detail. Imagine the event of your dreams; whether it’s a private dinner, a birthday party or reception, we have it covered. Pas de problème.

ABOUT US

Situated in the heart of Parkdale, The Tempered Room is Toronto’s favourite Parisian pâtisserie. Our sun-filled room is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee, read the paper, or have a conversation as the streetcars roll by. We house two separate kitchens, one of which supplies the catering arm of The Tempered Room, while the other supplies the pâtisserie itself.
Stephanie Freeman
Stephanie Freeman
13:57 02 Sep 19
Meh, this place was a lot of hit and miss. It could probably be good if they made some menu adjustments and focused on doing more things really well. Ham and cheese croissant was quite good. It needed to be more warmed up but the pastry and ingredient quality was good. Ferrero Rocher chocolatine was awful. The pastry was soft and inedible, there was multiple food colouring used inside (why?!) and I ended up throwing it away. Coffee is also not good (flat white). Won’t be returning unfortunately, even though I really wanted to like this place.read more
Jazzz Aaraa
Jazzz Aaraa
11:10 03 Aug 19
This place is really unique with a sublime yet down to earth vibe. I had two killer flat whites, some gloriously refreshing peach basil iced tea, a pain au chocolat and a melt in your mouth french onion soup roll. Very efficient, knowledgeable and friendly service.read more
Maria F
Maria F
20:21 01 Jul 19
I usually grab to go coffee while I'm running errands so I can't say much about the ambiance. The staff is helpful and make a solid latte (iced as well) they clarify what is in the drinks and do an overall good job. I've had several of their pastries/desserts as well and those are always delicious. My to go place for coffee in Parkdale overall.read more
Jasmine Singh
Jasmine Singh
16:51 16 Jun 19
Great croissants and coffee. I tried the butter croissant and the chocolate hazelnut both were really good. I just wish the hazelnut or any croissants with toppings were given in something other than a brown paper bag because it was all stuck to the bag.read more
Obaid Malik
Obaid Malik
04:06 26 May 19
Solid flat white! Lots of people mess this drink up and their barista nailed it. Busy spot but service is quick and friendly and as others have mentioned it really has a fantastic vibe). Was disappointed to see that they use 'silk' branded almond and soy milk (much better dairy free alternatives available) so we stuck with regular milk.read more
Lillian Tse
Lillian Tse
19:41 11 May 19
Lovely space! It ebbs and flows with moments of calm and then being super busy. If you are lucky enough to score yourself a seat at the communal table or even the two front chairs - do so! Love the fresh croissants that are always coming out of the oven. We were so fortunate to get one of the last almond croissants as my Mom loves them. Thankfully we got one of the last two as we had brought my mom here specifically for a latte and a croissant for mother's day! We also ordered the raspberry chocolate and almond croissant. This was lovely but definitely on the sweeter side. Have sips of coffee in between! Also ordered one of the danishes of the day adorned with strawberry and a gooseberry. Delish! Lovely morning to start mother's day weekend. Also forgot to find the name of the espresso they use for their lattes. Mom loved it.read more
Alex Bauman
Alex Bauman
15:39 29 Mar 19
Grab coffee here a few times a week, occasionally one of their delicious pastry or breakfast sandwich offerings. Highly recommend this joint, and I'm not alone - it's always busy. Still, it's got a comfortable atmosphere and most patrons choose to take out.read more
jeremy McCray
jeremy McCray
17:53 01 Mar 19
I can't for the life of me figure out why The Tempered Room's coffee is so bad. Otherwise, it's a great place. Both the savory and sweet treats are delicious, fresh and well made. Really cute shop for a date as well. But trust me, opt for tea.read more
Catherine Truong
Catherine Truong
15:05 10 Feb 19
Overall really great quality bakery however I can't recommend any of the flavored croissants (almond, chocolate etc.) as they very dense, heavy and are soggy on the bottom with oil/fat. They are also on the fringe of overwhelmingly sweet. That being said, I love their other pastries - their brioche, tarts, scones and danishes are exceptional.read more
Tony Keum
Tony Keum
11:20 21 Jan 19
Went in the morning to get some almond croissants and also got some jalapeno corn bread too. I have to say the almond croissant is kind of heavy as it it's very buttery but it tastes very good. However my girlfriend thought it was too buttery. The corn read was quite pleasant and I would highly recommend going here getting some pastries and coffeeread more
Derek Laurendeau
Derek Laurendeau
22:33 04 Jan 19
One of the best cafes in Toronto full stop, with buttery croissants and plenty of other perfect pastries, awesome lunch options changing up all the time, even fresh loaves of bread from local bakeries. They do catering as well - we had them cater our wedding reception, and it was fantastic ("best I've ever had" said our DJ). Accommodating, professional, and approachable but upscale food. Highly recommended.read more
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CONTACT

1374 Queen Street West

Toronto, ON, M6K 1L7

416.546.4374

general inquiries: info [at] thetemperedroom.com

catering: catering [at] thetemperedroom.com

suppliers, shop orders: orders [at] thetemperedroom.com

Hours of operation

Monday to Saturday: 8am-7pm

Sunday: 9am-5pm