There’s a new update on Toronto’s highly anticipated mixed-use community The Well and let’s just say, we’re ready to eat! A list of new restaurants has been confirmed and here’s the rundown as to what you can expect once the massive development opens.

In the exciting new announcement, RioCan has confirmed a new list of inspired restaurants and bars to open on Wellington Street. About nine restaurants have now confirmed, including a stunning rooftop patio.

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Those eager to explore the new foodie scene, here’s what you can expect:

Bridgette Bar
This new spot will present a “beautiful intersection of craft and culture through a mid-century modern atmosphere and an award-winning chef-driven concept,” according to The Well. As for what they will offer in terms of menu and drinks, that has yet to be disclosed.

Serving Montreal residents for 30 years, L’Avenue will open a new location at The Well in 2024. It’s expected to be a popular brunch spot with its eccentric plates, like truffle duck eggs benedict, “generous portions, and a boundary-pushing approach to brunch.” We can’t wait.

Lulu Bar
Lulu Bar holds influences from Asia to Hawaii and California to British Columbia. Hopefully that paints a picture for you as to what you can expect. Debuting this Fall 2023, it will have a fun, refreshing drink menu that includes sake, beer, and cocktail offerings. Also, expect a Pacific-inspired food menu that will be “light and fresh but heavy on flavour.”


Described as a “luxuriously appointed steakhouse, sushi counter, cocktail bar, and rooftop terrace,” this exciting concept will be located on the 38th floor at 8 Spadina Avenue. It features “an expansive rooftop patio with dramatic views of the CN Tower and Lake Ontario.”

O&B Corporate Executive Chef Anthony Walsh and Executive Chef Binit Pandey have created a special menu highlighting seasonal raw bar eats, a selection of steaks and chops, and luxe takes on classic comfort food. It’s set to open in November.

La Plume
This newly created concept is described as a Southern French hotspot featuring timeless French classics. You can expect fresh seaside flavours, a rotisserie program, and even a tartare bar. It is expected to open late November.

The Dorset
You’ll have to wait until Winter 2024 for this one. The Dorset will “showcase a charming flare with food inspired by British coastline and countryside.” More details to come at a later time.

The National
Get ready for this beer market inspired by North American tastes. Expect games and events, delicious food, and select craft beers.

Mandy’s Gourmet Salads
Previously announced, Montreal-based salad bar Mandy’s Gourmet Salads will open its second location in Toronto. They offer a list of salads, healthy bowls, smoothies, juices, and seasonal soups.

Back in June, we shared that the Wellington Market is also coming to The Well. It is a 70,000-square-foot hall described as Toronto’s “newest go-to location for market fresh and artisan food, culinary exploration and experiences to share.”

The new restaurants join the already announced list of vendors coming soon to the market including La Cubana, Hooky’s Fish & Chips, Ren Sushi, a new Korean-focused concept, Chun Yang Tea, Lobster Burger Bar, Rosie’s Burgers, Isabella’s Mochi Donuts, and Sweetie Pie.

Though the Wellington Market is scheduled to open in mid-November, representatives shared with Curiocity that The Well will be opening in stages throughout summer and fall. It will be completed with a public grand celebration in mid-November.

We can’t wait to see it all come to flourish.