This place has some really nice jewelry and we always try to buy from Canadian stores when we can, but sadly they do not meet the service or quality I would expect from a high end jeweler. Their service is really bad, you feel like you are at a used car lot as they push financing plans at you and rush you to make a choice by throwing numbers at you concerning cut, size and other diamond aspects... plus
High tea.. twice.. 'cause you never have enough of a good thing. The plate seemed small at first but we could hardly finish.. and EVERYthing WAS excellent.
The oldest store in this national Canadian chain was opened in 1879 and moved to this stately location a couple of years later. This is the place to buy your daughter's first string of pearls or a special graduation gift. Birks' trademark blue box holds more than jewelry these days: crystal, fine cutlery and porcelain gifts are also available at this downtown location, where generations have... plus