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Mother Tongue can accommodate parties of up to 180 guests in our lively Lobby Bar, Main Dining Room and Lower Level Cocktail Bar.
{GROUP DINING / PRIVATE EVENTS}

Be it a casual birthday dinner, a private mixology class, or a rehearsal dinner awash with cocktails and wine, there is no event to which MOTHER TONGUE is not suited.
MOTHER TONGUE offers group dining packages for parties of 10 to 180 guests.

For more information, please contact eat@mothertongue.ca

{LOBBY BAR}

The lively Lobby Bar designed for meeting new people or grabbing drinks, snacks or a full meal with a group of friends.
Available for groups of 12-30 people.

Lobby Bar

{MAIN DINING ROOM}

The bustling main dining room can accommodate parties of up to 95 guests cocktail style, or 50 guests for a seated family-style dinner.

Upstairs Dining Room
Upstairs Dining Room
Upstairs Dining Room

{COCKTAIL BAR}

Inspired by the Jeepneys of the Philippines, the hidden lower level cocktail bar is an explosion of colour and lighting, serving up some of Toronto's best cocktails. The private space can accommodate up to 89 guests cocktail style or 40 seated for family style dinner.

Cocktail Bar

{GROUP DINING & PRIVATE EVENT MENUS}

{CAPAPES}

Passed appetizers style $30/head

Bistek Tartare
Ontario beef, garlic, calamansi

Crispy Tofu
mushroom, black bean, chilli

Duck Dumpling
confit duck, foie gras

Lumpia
rice noodle, shiitake, carrot, chilli

Trout Ceviche
calamansi, pomelo, chili, cold pressed canola oil

Fried Chicken Bao
gochujang, pickles, lemon mayo



Passed appetizers style $40/head

Bistek Tartare
Ontario beef, garlic, calamansi

Trout Ceviche
calamansi, pomelo, chili, cold pressed canola oil

Crispy Tofu
mushroom, black bean, chilli

Duck Dumpling
confit duck, foie gras

Lumpia
rice noodle, shiitake, carrot, chilli

Crab and Corn Bao
kimchi mayo, iceberg, pickled onions

Fried Sea Bass
chilli, cilantro, turmeric curry, jasmine rice

Fried Chicken Fried Rice
gochujang, cabbage, lemon mayo

Not sure what to select? Leave it to Chef, who will create a seasonally inspired selection of three canapés per person, which will include one vegetarian, seafood and meat creation.
Menu selections are subject to change at any time.
All selections are due no later than seven (7) days in advance of the booking.
Reductions in guest count must be provided at least 48 hours in advance to avoid penalties.
20% gratuity plus applicable taxes will be added to your final bill.



Family style $45/head

B.C. TROUT CEVICHE GF
citrus salsa, calamansi, cold pressed canola

MANGO PAPAYA SALAD SH, GF
shrimp vinaigrette, calamansi, cured yolk

HUMBA PORK BELLY SH
tausi braise, apple & pear kimchi, bibb lettuce

CRISPY MAPO TOFU V
mushroom ragu, toban djan, chili

BRUSSELS SPROUTS GF
spiced maple vinegar, manchego

SICHUAN EGGPLANT V
mushroom yu xiang, scallion, sesame

CRAB & SCALLOP FRIED RICE SH
blue crab, bay scallops, white shoyu

WHOLE FRIED SEA BASS SH
turmeric curry, mustard greens

PEACH MANGO PIE
ginger custard

GF - gluten free V - vegan SH - shellfish



Family style $65/head

B.C. TROUT CEVICHE GF
citrus salsa, calamansi, cold pressed canola

BISTEK TATAKI GF
ontario beef, charred onions, garlic crumb

THAI BIBB SALAD GF, V
spiced vinegar, puff rice, atchara pickle

CRISPY MAPO TOFU V, GF
mushroom ragu, toban djan, chili

DUCK DUMPLINGS
duck confit, foie gras, dumpling sauce

HUMBA PORK BELLY SH, GF
tausi braise, apple & pear kimchi, bibb lettuce

WHOLE FRIED SEA BASS SH
turmeric curry, mustard greens

BRUSSELS SPROUTS
spiced maple vinegar, manchego

KOREAN BEEF SHORT RIB SH, GF
bulgogi braise, kimchi slaw, nori rice

PEACH MANGO PIE
ginger custard

GF - gluten free V - vegan SH - shellfish



Menu selections are subject to change at any time.
All selections are due no later than seven (7) days in advance of the booking.
Reductions in guest count must be provided at least 48 hours in advance to avoid penalties.
20% gratuity plus applicable taxes will be added to your final bill.
Updated 2019-07-17

{SUBMIT AN INQUIRY}

Submit an inquiry about an upcoming group dining event.

{FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS}

When are the private dining areas available?

Dinner. Monday to Saturday – 5pm to 11pm. Groups of 10 to 20 may order from the prix fixe dining room group menus; à la carte service is not available for groups this size

For groups of 21 or more guests, Mother Tongue is available for full buyouts for a minimum spend which will vary based on season and day of the week.

Sunday Available upon request

How is the menu determined?

All food items for group events are selected from our current seasonal prix fixe menu packages. You are able to interchange items between menus—prices will be adjusted accordingly. Your Event Specialist can assist you with tailoring your selections for the best guest experience.

What services and items does Mother Tongue supply?

The following services are complementary:

  • Service staff
  • Existing tables & chairs
  • Standard table flatware & glassware
  • Printed personalized menus at each place setting

How are beverage and wine costs managed?

Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are charged based upon consumption per drink, plus tax and 18% gratuity. We do not offer fixed price per person bar packages. Wines for groups may be pre-selected from our current list. Please note that we are not able to order in wines that are not part of our current selection. Daily drink specials and features are not applicable to group reservations.

Can I bring my own cake?

Yes, we will gladly serve and plate your cake for CAD $3 per person and cupcakes for CAD $1.75 per person. For an additional fee of CAD $1.75 per person we can provide individual to-go containers. Please note that Mother Tongue is a full-service restaurant and does not permit any outside food on-site other than celebration cake or cupcakes.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?

If you have special dietary needs and food allergies, please notify your Event Specialist in advance so we can ensure every detail of your needs are met.

Is there a charge to use the space?

There is no charge to use the space for regular group dining. Minimum spends for full buyouts will vary based on season and day of the week.

{LOCATION & HOURS}

Minutes away from the Theater District

{ADDRESS}

348 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5W 1R7
Tel: 647-243-5858



{HOURS}

Sunday: Closed
Monday - Wednesday: 5pm - 11:00pm
Thursday - Saturday: 5pm - 1:00am