The Ballroom Bowl
LOCATION: 145 John St, Toronto, ON M5V 2E4
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DAYS: Fri. 10 pm – 2 am
Sat. 10 pm – 2 am
DRESS CODE 
• Anything goes
• Caps and sneakers are permitted
MUSIC
Fri / Sat: Top 40
CROWD
• University crowd
• 19 – 21 years old
• Crowd is dressed casual
COVER
• $5
  • MUSIC 72% 72%
  • ATMOSPHERE 77% 77%
  • CROWD 71% 71%
  • $ VALUE 78% 78%
  • MALE TO FEMALE RATIO 38% 38%

CLUB OVERVIEW:
Ballroom first and foremost is a bowling meets restaurant venue, but has been known for being a hotspot amongst the youth of Toronto. Upstairs is where the party is – there is a large dancefloor in front of a large bar. The other areas of the restaurant remain as is, so there is a lot of tables available to sit, and the rec room where games are.

CLUB REVIEW:
Ballroom being a restaurant/bowling venue gives the first impression that it is more of dance bar. Although after spending a night partying here you can definitely see why this is considered a club. This venue is very casual but can be fun to enjoy with a group of friends. People are fairly friendly on the dancefloor, but people usually come with their friends and sit down at tables. Later on in the night there is sometimes a ping pong table in the second room if you’re into drunk ping pong against friends or randoms. Ballroom tends to get quite busy past 11:30pm until about 1:30am. The crowd is a mix of young and energetic professionals as well as slightly more mature demographic. Due to the nature of its location, you’ll find a different mix of people here, but generally they’re relatively young.

PROS

• Cheap cover
• Attracts younger University crowd
• Large venue and games to play

CONS

• Not a ‘true club’
• Music can be very generic

INSIDER TIPS

• Arrive before 12:30 to avoid lines
• If you need space for a large group arrive early so you can get a table/booth for your group

GUESTLIST
No guestlist is required at Ballroom.

BOTTLE SERVICE
No bottle service is available at Ballroom.
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