grilled octopus, sesame garlic potatoes, green harissa, spinach

A vibrant Mediterranean feast

A brand new addition to York Mills Shopping Centre, Babel is a welcoming neighbourhood restaurant serving delicious, creative and colourful Mediterranean fare. Bringing together explosive flavours, friendly service, and a polished design, Babel has everything you need to enjoy a casual weeknight dinner, a quick lunch with friends, or a celebratory evening out. Babel is open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday through Sunday, featuring live-fuel cooking and warm hospitality.

We invite you to feast by the fire among family and friends at Babel. Our chefs pay tribute to the culinary traditions of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea – including Greece, Turkey, Israel, Morocco and Lebanon – reflecting the cultural mosaic that influences these cuisines. In addition to shared platters of flatbreads, salads, spreads and dips, Babel’s menus are centred around the use of the kitchen’s 12-foot hearth, featuring meat, fish and vegetables cooked over an open flame. Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty as you reach across the table to break bread, double (or triple!) dip, and sample as many flavours and textures as possible. This is the kind of family-style dining that never gets old.

Corporate Executive Chef

Anthony Walsh

One of Canada’s most highly revered chefs, Anthony Walsh is the Corporate Executive Chef of Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality. In this role, Chef Walsh oversees the culinary direction of all properties in the diverse O&B portfolio, including the restaurants, the event spaces and the catering department.

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Chef de Cuisine

Rosalin Keshishian

Ever since she was a kid, Rosalin Keshishian has had a passion for cooking. Born in Syria to Armenian parents, Rosie spent much of her childhood surrounded by food. Whether she was rolling and kneading dough in her grandfather’s bakery or observing her talented mother and grandmother work their magic in the kitchen, Rosie has always had a desire to make her own mark in the culinary world.

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