Video Tour

Click here for a video tour of the Rectory Cafe, and information on how to arrange special events.


The Rectory Café will be closed on Sunday September 6th and Friday September 11th for private events. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Current Hours:

Sunday - Thursday 11am - 9pm

Friday & Saturday 11am - 10pm

The kitchen closes a half hour prior.

Fall Hours (Commencing Monday September 7th)

Sunday - Thursday 11am - 8pm

Friday & Saturday 11am - 9pm

The Rectory Café does accept reservations, please send us a email or give us a call to make one with the date and time and the number of people in your party.

Please note we do not accept reservations on weekend and holidays between 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

Open year round, we are located on WARDS ISLAND of the Toronto Islands, a pleasant five minute walk west from the Ward's Island Ferry terminal, overlooking Lake Ontario.

Nestled into one of Toronto's most memorable locations and honored to be voted NOW magazine's "Best Lakeside Patio", our fine food and friendly service are sure to make your visit to The Rectory Café a memorable one.

Come enjoy our freshly renovated interior by Meredith Heron. The rotating Island Art will dazzle your eyes while the cheerful fire place sets the tone for cozy fall afternoons.

Ideal for a sumptuous family brunch, an intimate dinner for two or a truly unique event, the Rectory Café creates special memories every day. Fully Licensed under the Liquor License Act (AGCO) we offer the 'Bring your own Wine' option. Corking fees apply.