Kim Vidya, owner and founder of The Vidya Centre For Yoga & Wellness, and Vidya's Veggie Gourmet. 

Kim Vidya, owner and founder of The Vidya Centre For Yoga & Wellness, and Vidya's Veggie Gourmet. 

 

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A Destination +MORE

8 minutes south of Barrie and just 45 minutes north of Toronto on Hwy 27 in the old village of Thornton lies the historic 1854 Queen's Hotel building, brought back to life with rustic wide plank floors, mineral-infused walls, antique wood beams, and vintage trim and fixtures.

Whether you're a vegan or just like a tasty, healthy meal, we've got the menu if you bring the appetite. Our slow-fresh-cook kitchen does not own a microwave, and prepares your meal fresh each time. Because of this, your wait in the dining room may be longer than you are used to in most restaurants. We are breaking the mould for restaurants, and are offering a new type of restaurant experience. 100% organic, top quality, ethical, and gluten-free ingredients, and attentive service taking into consideration your health issues.  Our house staff are highly trained and if they do not know the answer to your question they have access to expert nutritionists to help educate and inspire you to seek the healthiest alternatives on your special night out. 

Our dining room is considered casual fine dining, so you can come dressed to the nines or in your more casual attire. As long as you have a smile and an appetite, we look forward to serving you!

Whether you crunch down on a big boisterous salad, warm your soul with a bowl of organic soup, or sample one of our savoury entrees, you're sure to feel like you've had a real home cooked meal, the way it was made back in the day. With one exception:  we're 100% gluten-free.

And while you're taking care of your inner gastronome, you can also do a little inner work of a different sort, in one of our yoga studios. Come for a class or a weekend retreat.  Attend a seminar from world-class nutrition experts. Detox in our infrared sauna room and experience the good vibes. Learn more about the Vidya Yoga and Wellness Centre by visiting our big sister page:

yoga-wellness.ca

Grounding Force

Shungite and silica added to neutralize EMF frequencies in the walls and under the hardwood floors. The Great Room has radiant in-floor heating, providing an even room heat without drying the air.

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Elixir Bar

We feature organic wines, plus organic and gluten-free beer. Our Norwalk Juicer presses some amazing organic juices such as our Ruby's Radiance or Emerald Glow. Or try fresh wheatgrass ice cubes in your water!

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Hearty Vegan meals

indulge in tasty, nourishing entrees such as The World Is Your Oyster (mushroom) pictured above, or our filling flavourful Thai Malaysian Noodles! See our entire menu here