House of Commons

Underground Restaurant

House of Commons is a hidden experience where cultivated cuisine is the gateway to salacious soirees. Contact us for your next event at bookings {at} mabelgrey.ca.

Sunset Sessions (V)
Jul
26
7:00 pm19:00

Sunset Sessions (V)

Sunset Sessions // 7-9:30PM
in ca-hoots with Artery.is
Drop in afterwork for a drink, snack and a little live show. 
Local musicians (Jordana Alexander, Sarah Fazakerly) play the sundown
HOC Bar open, rooftop ready!
PASSWORD REQUIRED $15 (rain or shine) 

HOC BRUNCH
Aug
6
11:00 am11:00

HOC BRUNCH

Brunch is Back! 
HOC Brunch on the rooftop patio. 
Reservations recommended. 
$45 MENU details coming soon! 


SUNSET SESSIONS (III)
Jun
23
7:30 pm19:30

SUNSET SESSIONS (III)

house concert - rooftop live music at sunset
JUNE 23 // 730PM in cahoots with with ARTERY.IS $12

A celebration of the sun going down, one rooftop at a time. All summer long.
Super talented, authentic, world-wise performances.
All proceeds to the performers.
Performance this week from: Jacques and the Valdanes ( BLUNTRY + WESTERN) Kalyna Rakel (JAZZ // FOLK // BLUES)

SUNSET SESSIONS (II) O'Solstice
Jun
21
8:00 pm20:00

SUNSET SESSIONS (II) O'Solstice

ROOFTOP CONCERT - live music at sunset
JUNE 21 // 8-930PM $12
in cahoots with

FEATURING: O'Pears
Kicking off a celebration of the sun going down, one rooftop at a time. All summer long.

All proceeds to the performers.
 

Sunset Sessions
Jun
13
8:00 pm20:00

Sunset Sessions

Sunset Session in cahoots with artery.is
Local Toronto Musicians AHI and MOEL  on our rooftop at sunset
Because Summer! 
Chill with HOC's Wine/ Cheese and Cider Bar... listen to these gorgeous live tunes on a Tuesday in June. $10

Dinner Salon
Jun
1
7:00 pm19:00

Dinner Salon

A Dinner Salon : 'Praise of Shadows'
Inviting all free range intellects, introspective artists... 
Our disenchanted academic, Jeanette Herrle co-hosts this engaging topic over a HOC feast at the Long Table.  Inspired by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki's novel we'll be looking at the aesthetic, philosophy and psychology of SHADOWS! 

Deep thought, Heady Talk, Questionable Company

Breakfast for Dinner
May
14
5:01 pm17:01

Breakfast for Dinner

Breakfast for Dinner // A Drop in For Friends, Artists and Others.. 

Pay What You Want // 5-9PM // Come by for a beer or Chef Alex Molitz has a gorgeous Post-Brunch Ontario Lamb Roast on the go... and we'll save you some French Toast? Ya? 

RSVP Required 

Mother's Day Brunch
May
14
11:00 am11:00

Mother's Day Brunch

MOTHER's DAY BRUNCH w/ Chef Alex Molitz (Farmhouse Tavern, Oceana) 
$45 Brunch Card featuring Ontario Spring Lamb and HOC's Cake Table :) 
1AM-5PM
pic jose picayo

YOGA BRUNCH
May
7
11:00 am11:00

YOGA BRUNCH

NINA TAYLOR is back some extended weekend feels with YOGA BRUNCH
SUN May 7th
11am: 1hr Vinyasa Yoga 1
12:15PM: Organic HOC Brunch Table 

NINA TAYLOR combines her passion for Essential Oils, Music and Vinyasa Yoga to create deeply satisfying, soul-strengthening flows that'll align you with your essence so that you can step into the coming with clarity and grace. All levels welcome. 

House of Commons sets the big table for a luxy, feel good organic spread. Fresh Presse Coffee, Breakfast Cake, Mimosas... menu goes up Wed May 3rd...

Vegan Options Avail // 12 spots for Yoga ($10) // 18 spots for Brunch ($45) 

DINNER [party] SERIES
May
5
7:00 pm19:00

DINNER [party] SERIES

CHEF ALEX MOLITZ [Oceana, VI. Farmhouse Tavern]
in our 2nd DINNER [party] SERIES
MAY 5 // 7PM

A Dinner Featuring MeadowSweet FARMS + Karlo Estates Winery
back from his Virgin Island Adventures, Alex hosts one of is favourite Ontario Farms in his first dinner back in TORONTO

YOGA BRUNCH
Apr
30
12:00 pm12:00

YOGA BRUNCH

YOGA BRUNCH w/ Clare Esler
Slooooow down for a nice long stretch with an hour of guided meditation and HATHA Yoga in the Art Room. Clare Esler has a gentle, sloooow practice that unwinds and unfurls your busy city-life body on deep essential level. Guided to the present moment at all times, this hour resets your nervous system and leaves you feeling at peace for the coming week. 

HOC provides the perfect pairing: An Organic Brunch at the big table to fill up all that stretched out space with luxy, beautiful food! Fresh Presse Coffee, Breakfast Cake, Mimosas... and more. Menu up closer to the date

Yoga $10 / HOC Organic Brunch $45

A DINNER [ party ] Series
Apr
29
7:30 pm19:30

A DINNER [ party ] Series

A DINNER [ party ] SERIES
Exploring the Evolution + Diversity of "Canadian" Cuisine 

APRIL 29    'How we Gather'

CHEF: Ian Penny
C0-HOST: Sarah Evans (HOC) + Jesse Hirsh (jessehirsh.ca, cbc) 

HOC CONCERT SERIES
Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

HOC CONCERT SERIES

HOC CONCERT SERIES // FRI APR 28
in cahoots with Artery.is
PRESENTS Jacques and the Valdanes LIVE in concert
7-9pm

Defined as 'Bluntry & Western', this group of rukus-makers and old-school Toronto talent, lists Allman Brothers Band, Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings and Black Sabbath as their influences. A night of guitar, twangs and raw lyrical prowess is a spring show to bring you out of hibernation!  
Tix $10
Cash Bar, Snack Bar
PASSWORD REQUIRED 

HOC CONCERT SERIES
Apr
27
7:00 pm19:00

HOC CONCERT SERIES

HOC CONCERT SERIES // THU APR 27
in cahoots with Artery.is
PRESENTS luXury bob LIVE in concert
7-9pm

luXury bob, a Toronto 5 piece legend featuring the fun, pop-caberet style collaboration of Donna Kerbel and John McMullin!    
Tix $10
Cash Bar, Snack Bar
PASSWORD REQUIRED 

OH!
Apr
20
8:00 pm20:00

OH!

House Concert w/ Toronto musical duo guests OH!
in cahoots with artery.is 

Perfect little date night or drop-in! 
8-9:30PM 

Ollie plays the classical guitar.  Helen plays the vocal strings. Hailing from Toronto and playing and writing together their whole life, these two firecrackers bring an interesting mix of acoustic sounds with a hint of Spanish and Portuguese flavour.  

Listening Party
Mar
24
9:00 pm21:00

Listening Party

An Adventure Through The Mind 'THE YEARS BEFORE' A Listening Party  

Mr. A The Martian ... rapper, storyteller, poet... swings in with his latest album for an intimate listen. Peppered with story, performance and skits - this young hip hop artist has a brave new medium for unfolding the story of his inner life. In cahoots with artery.is 

$10 at the DOOR, cash bar
Must RSVP for directions

House Concert
Feb
16
7:30 pm19:30

House Concert

HOC presents a House Concert Series!
Nothing says winter like a cozy little kitchen party. 
Running Red Lights are in the Art Room Feb 16 7-10PM for some beautiful, Fleetwood Mac meets Sylvia Path-esque LIVE showcase. 

PASSWORD REQUIRED. CLICK Through for RSVP. 
 

Valentine Fondue
Feb
14
7:00 pm19:00

Valentine Fondue

Valentine Fondue! Chef Ian Penny hits all the v-day notes... cheese, chocolate... and oysters! 
Share the love with a table full of friends or you&yours... melty, melty goodness at hoc! 

Workshop: Elevate Your Life
Feb
10
7:00 pm19:00

Workshop: Elevate Your Life

NINA TAYLOR is hosting a fantastic FREE WORKSHOP on Essential Oils!

Calling all healers, dreamers, teachers, love warriors, and plant medicine supporters! Join me at House of Commons for this High Vibration Workshop on elevating your life with the power of Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils. 


We'll be tasting, touching, and of course, smelling a selection of the most beneficial oils for clearing negativity, activating clarity, amplifying intuition and connecting you to your inner Truths. 

Guest Chef Leonie Lilla
Feb
4
7:30 pm19:30

Guest Chef Leonie Lilla

Guest Chef Leonie Lilla  [ farmer's daughter, momofuku daisho ] comes back to the HOC kitchen with her BIG SAUCY Middle Eastern Share Table!
Just the way it sounds... sit with new friends around the HOC table and dig into stuffed eggplant, couscous, farro, lebneh, curry cauliflower, lentils, pickles, olives, Bazlama Bread... lots of saucey, dippy, sharables! 

VEGETARIAN / VEGAN FRIENDLY
28 seats
$85 includes 3 courses and an Entrance Cocktail

YOGA BRUNCH
Jan
28
11:00 am11:00

YOGA BRUNCH

YOGA BRUNCH w/ Nina Taylor
11AM : Kick-off the Chinese New Year with an hour long Yoga Flow class with Nina Taylor
1230PM: Dive into HOC's Organic Brunch Table ft. mimosas, breakfast cake & maple whip coffee! 
$10 YOGA // $40 Organic 3 Course Brunch

NEW YEAR'S BRUNCH
Jan
2
1:00 pm13:00

NEW YEAR'S BRUNCH

New Year's Rolling Brunch
Plates on Platters on Plates on Stacks!!! 
Tables full of friends, neighbours, pineapple mimosas and bottomless 2017 optimism &  coffee (maybe with a dollop of maple whip cream) 


$45 Includes the Croissant and Cake Table &  3 courses of Family Style, Spill Over, Rolling on all Day Long Brunch
You will be dining with new friends at our Long Tables
Taking Reservations for 1PM, 3PM or 430PM larger groups welcome

Sunday Smørgåsbord
Dec
18
7:30 pm19:30

Sunday Smørgåsbord

Nordic Inspired Sunday Smørgåsboard! Featuring OYSTERS // CANADIAN CAVIAR // CAVA COCKTAILS! Come dine with new friends around the big table, perfect for Xmas get togethers! 
 
730 seating taking reservations // Vegetarians Welcome // $85 includes Entrance Cocktail & 4 Courses

[ [CAVIAR CAVIAR xo ]
Dec
15
6:00 pm18:00

[ [CAVIAR CAVIAR xo ]

[ CAVIAR XO ] is how we say LOVE in Oyster.
WE'VE HAD AN GREAT 2016 in our new (secret) home! Thanks to you... and however you found us! 
To show our love... please join us for a complimentary CAVIAR TASTING from Acadian Sturgeon Caviar with cava + oysters. Drop in 6-9pm anytime // Tastings at 7pm and 830pm // RSVP REQ

Hawkers of Happiness [ XMAS Market in Health & Wellness ]
Dec
10
2:00 pm14:00

Hawkers of Happiness [ XMAS Market in Health & Wellness ]

Hawkers of Happiness [ XMAS Market ] 
Ass-kickers, healers, masseuses, pokers, stretchers, oil-peddlers and skywatchers... 
OFFERING Gifts, Gift-able One-of-a-Kind Classes, Workshops, Health&Wellness Based Goods&Services // 2pm-8pm // DROP IN // Mulled Cider on while you shop

Take Your Mark Healing Arts , Nina Taylor, click through for more participants & artisans

YOGA BRUNCH
Nov
27
11:00 am11:00

YOGA BRUNCH

Extend your weekend feels with YOGA BRUNCH on Sundays! 
1 hr of Vinyassa/Yin class with Aja Sax in the Art Room. Spread out at the big HOC table afterwards with a luxy Nordic inspired organic brunch. Fresh Pressed Coffee, maple whip and mimosas....

CHEF LEONIE LILLA's 2 NIGHT STAND
Nov
25
7:00 pm19:00

CHEF LEONIE LILLA's 2 NIGHT STAND

7PM GUEST CHEF LEONIE LILLA (Farmer's Daughter, Libertine, Pinkerton's)
in the HOC kitchen with big, saucy, dippy, VEG Friendly Middle Eastern SHARED TABLE and.... LOBSTER ROLLS! 

$85 Entrance Cocktail, Chef Lilla's multi-course menu (listed below) 

HOC BAR will be open for wine pairings, local craft beer and seasonal cocktails. 

luXury bob
Nov
24
9:00 pm21:00

luXury bob

LUXURY BOB! A Toronto Legend... comes to HOC! LuXury Bob is a 5 piece live band centred around the fun, pop-caberet songwriting partnership of John McMullin and Donna Kerbel.

$20 SHOW TIX 9pm (doors at 830pm) click the pic for tix reservations

Click HERE for DINNER + A SHOW...Chef Leonie Lee's Big Saucy, Veg Friendly Middle Eastern SHARE TABLE

Chef Leonie Lilla's 2 NIGHT STAND + luXury bob LIVE CONCERT
Nov
24
7:00 pm19:00

Chef Leonie Lilla's 2 NIGHT STAND + luXury bob LIVE CONCERT

7PM GUEST CHEF LEONIE LILLA (Farmer's Daughter, Libertine, Pinkerton's) in the HOC kitchen with big, saucy, dippy, VEG Friendly Middle Eastern SHARED TABLE

9PM Luxury Bob LIVE CONCERT at 9PM, a Toronto 5 piece legend featuring the fun, pop-caberet style collaboration of Donna Kerbel and John McMullin

$85 Entrance Cocktail, Dinner and a Show
$20 Show only (Doors open 830pm, limited tix)

PASSWORD REQUIRED 

[ graphic by Ellen Van De Sande 2012 'My Absent Mind' ]

MIXIES : A MIXOLOGY WORKSHOP
Nov
17
2:00 pm14:00

MIXIES : A MIXOLOGY WORKSHOP

MIXIES is a series of WORKSHOPS devoted to helping you up your home bar game or beef up your skill set at work. First up is INFUSIONS with Devra Leibovitz. A little theory, a little mixing, a little food paring thrown in for good measure. @drinkingwithdevra