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The Tilted Kilt opens its first Toronto location

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Las Vegas-based “breastaurant” The Tilted Kilt opened its first Toronto outpost, fittingly, on The Esplanade yesterday, joining other big box restaurants like Bier Markt and the decidedly more family-friendly Old Spaghetti Factory. Essentially the Hooters of Irish/Scottish/English pubs—only even boobier—The Tilted Kilt’s menu consists of traditional pub fare (fish and chips, meatloaf, etc.) and more than 50 different beers. Although we suspect patrons don’t come for the food. The wait staff consists of “Tilted Kilt Girls” wearing tiny tartan kilts and little else (according to a press release from the company, the uniform is officially described as “a mini-kilt in the restaurant’s signature tartain plaid, a starched camp shirt, sporran, stockings and flashings”). Depending on your politics, and likely your gender—but probably not your taste buds—this is either a very good thing or a very bad thing.

The Tilted Kilt, 38 The Esplanade, 416-364-3764,, @TiltedKiltPub

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  • G.

    No victims, only volunteers…

  • Matt

    Looks like some more sophisticated entertainment for the Esplanade blackberry crowd.

  • CdnSyrup

    So ….. it’s Hooters with better beer & food?

  • moonshake

    Catholic schoolgirl fantasies for middle-aged men.

  • Bob

    This place is fantastic! Food is great! It’s like having the Budweiser girls over during a Superbowl event. Everyday is like Superbowl here:)

  • A.L

    Oh great, that’s what we need more of. Restaurant chains that hire trashy barely legal females with mediocre food that further glorifies males.

  • Kb

    Probably wont ever go there again, while I get that it’s for men, why couldn’t the guys be at least good looking for the girls who go there. Not happy with the choice of quality control in the looks department and not really happy about peeing with men in the same room.