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Queen’s Cross Food Hall Set to Transform Culinary Landscape at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

Toronto, ON – In a city renowned for its diverse culinary scene, the anticipation for the grand opening of Queen’s Cross Food Hall at CF Toronto Eaton Centre is reaching fever pitch. Scheduled to welcome its first patrons on April 24th, this chef-driven gastronomic paradise promises to revolutionize the dining experience in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Boasting a sprawling 19,000 square feet of space at the south end of the mall’s lower level, Queen’s Cross Food Hall is poised to become a hub for food enthusiasts and casual diners alike. With 13 distinct food stalls offering a tantalizing array of global cuisines, along with two rotating pop-up stalls, there’s something to satisfy every palate.

From the mouthwatering delights of Swanky Burger and Beauty’s Fried Chicken to the exotic flavors of Lala’s Cantina and Babel Hummus Bar, the food hall showcases a diverse range of culinary offerings curated by the renowned Oliver & Bonacini team. Chef Michael Robertson’s dedication to quality and innovation shines through in each meticulously crafted menu, ensuring a memorable dining experience for every guest.

Drawing inspiration from its proximity to Queen subway station, Queen’s Cross Food Hall exudes an ambiance reminiscent of a bustling train station. The design, brought to life by Solid Design Creative, features dynamic custom signage, an ever-changing split flap board, and thoughtfully designed façades for each food stall, reflecting the individual brand identity.

As Sheila Jennings, General Manager of CF Toronto Eaton Centre, aptly puts it, “As a landmark destination in the city, we are constantly evolving our retail and dining mix to suit the needs of our visitors, and we are thrilled to collaborate with the visionaries at O&B to bring a global selection of cuisine to the south end of the shopping centre.”

In addition to its culinary offerings, Queen’s Cross Food Hall provides a welcoming and stylish environment for guests to dine in comfort. From the inviting seating arrangements to the classic terrazzo flooring with a custom brass inlaid logo, every detail has been carefully considered to enhance the overall dining experience.

Operating seven days a week, Queen’s Cross Food Hall aims to cater to the diverse tastes of shoppers, office workers, students, and downtown visitors, providing quick and satisfying meal solutions throughout the day.

For those eager to embark on a culinary adventure like no other, mark your calendars for April 24th and prepare to indulge in the extraordinary offerings of Queen’s Cross Food Hall—a destination where innovation, quality, and taste converge to redefine the culinary landscape of Toronto.


With the unveiling of Queen’s Cross Food Hall, CF Toronto Eaton Centre continues to demonstrate its commitment to providing an unparalleled shopping and dining experience for Torontonians and visitors alike. The collaboration between CF and Oliver & Bonacini represents a marriage of culinary excellence and retail innovation, setting a new standard for food halls across the city. As Toronto’s culinary scene continues to evolve, Queen’s Cross Food Hall stands poised to become a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts seeking a taste of the extraordinary.

Alwin Marshall-Squire

Alwin Marshall-Squire is the Editor-in-Chief of GTA Today and serves as the Parliament Hill Reporter covering Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet. With a commitment to accurate and timely news coverage, Marshall-Squire brings depth and insight to the forefront of Canadian journalism. For feedback, reach out at alwin.squire@gtaweekly.ca.

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