All about Leslieville: Dubbed as one of Toronto’s hippest neighbourhoods, Leslieville is a fresh and charming area that blends modernity with hippie chic. Leslieville, as a whole, offers a snapshot of Toronto’s unique diversity, located minutes from the original Chinatown district, the Beaches, and the heart of Riverdale. The neighbourhood fuses together Toronto’s industrial past with new condo developments and services. With centurion old homes, stunning brick lofts and innovative new developments, Leslieville is rapidly becoming one of the most sought after neighbourhoods in Toronto. An added bonus for residents is that they are a quick streetcar ride to the downtown Toronto core.
Things to see in Leslieville: The neighbourhood is home to one-of-a kind boutiques, antique stores, trendy cafes and bars, while surrounded by plenty of green spaces, and the iconic Riverdale Farm. Shopaholics on the lookout for vintage clothing and unique furniture pieces will find no shortage of boutique shops and flea markets to scour, while foodies can pick out their favourite fresh local and organic ingredients from the Leslieville Farmers` Market. Leslieville is particularly famous for its standout brunch spots, such as Bonjour Brioche, Ed Levesque Kitchen and Table 17. The community is united all year round with events and festivals like the Festival of South Asia and The Leslieville Tree Festival.