12 places to take your mom for afternoon tea on Mother's Day

May 1 2019, 4:18 pm

Mother’s Day is fast approaching!

And if you’ve been racking your brain trying to decide what to get your mom, stress no more. She’ll love an afternoon of tea and biscuits with you.

Here are twelve must-visit spots to take your mama on her special day.

Ladurée

 

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Visit this spot for a classic¬†‚ÄĒ and classy¬†‚ÄĒ french pastry experience. The special Mother’s Day menu features macarons, sweet pastries, finger sandwiches and savoury tartlets, plus tea, coffee or hot chocolate for $50. Oui, merci.

Address:¬†Yorkdale Shopping Centre –¬†3401 Dufferin St
Phone: 416-629-2391

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Old Mill Inn

 

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Enjoy your tea in the beautiful setting of this historical west-end event venue. The menu offers sweet and savoury dishes, and there are vegan and gluten-free options available.

Address: 9 Old Mill Road
Phone: (416) 232-3707

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Tea Room at The Windsor Arms Hotel

 

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The Windsor Arms Tea Room offers a delectable selection of teas and decadent tea treats including scones, sandwiches, and petit fours. These tiny treats bring big flavour.

Address: 18 St. Thomas Street
Phone: 416-971-9666

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Omni King Edward

 

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The Omni will be offering a special Mother’s Day afternoon tea menu. Dubbed the “Queen’s Tea,” they say this experience will be “fit for a queen.” So you know this spot will treat mom right.

Address: 37 King Street East
Phone: 416-863-9700

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Sweet A La Mode

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This place’s sweet and savoury dishes all look mouthwatering. Enjoy smoked salmon cream cheese on a butter croissant, followed by macarons, pastries and berries.

Address: 90 Weston Road, Unit J107
Phone: 416-519-8598

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T-Buds

 

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Enjoy fresh finger sandwiches, classic English scones with jam and cream, and delightful petit fours served on a traditional three-tier platter. Plus: savour a decadent dessert and a flute of sparkling tea! Tickets are available for $40 online.

Address: 3343 Yonge Street, floor 2
Phone: 647-352-3624

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Kitten and the Bear

 

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This newly-relocated spot is offering Mother’s Day tea services on both Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12. The shop will be closed, meaning you’ll get to experience¬†a world of handcrafted savoury delights, sweet treats, teas, house-made preserves, and mini buttermilk scones by reservation only. Bookings are $75 and can be made through¬†[email protected].

Address: 1414 Dundas Street West
Phone: 647-926-9711

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Shangri La

 

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Want a little extra bite to your tea-time? The Shangri-La is offering Botanical Afternoon Tea, for Mother’s Day, created alongside¬†Levenswater. The tea is inspired by the 34 botanicals and aromatics used in Levenswater‚Äôs Spring 34 gin. Key ingredients include coriander, lavender, rose, chamomile, cardamom, blood orange, and juniper. As part of the tea, guests can enjoy a glass of prosecco or the specially crafted cocktail, In-Harmony. Seats¬†are $85.00 per person. You can call to book, or email¬† [email protected].

Address: 188 University Avenue
Phone: 647-788-8281

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Bampot Tea House

 

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This spot serves up “Bohemian¬†High Tea.” You know what that means? It means pizza on the bottom of your platter, and beautiful cakes and fruits on the top. Yep. If your mama is ultra down-to-earth and loves to stroll in the grass barefoot, this will be her cup of tea.

Address: 201 Harbord Street
Phone: 416-537-5959

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Library Bar

 

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Library Bar is offering special Mother’s Day tea services on May 11 and 12. The menu¬†highlights finger sandwiches including smoked gravlax and sage derby cheese, plus a selection of pastries including shortbread, tartlets and coconut macaroons. Pricing is $65 per adult and $30 per child under 12, including a small gift for Mom. You can call to book your reservation.

Address: 100 Front Street West
Phone: 416-860-5004

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DEQ at The Ritz Carleton

 

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Enjoy delicious tea blends and sweet and savoury pairings at this ritzy spot. Go for the full-on elegance of the weekend service, or a more simple experience at the weekday tea, no reservation required.

Address: 181 Wellington Street West
Phone: 416-585-2500

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Le Gouter

 

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Savour the last day of Le Gouter at d|bar, with special programming in celebration of Mother’s Day.Enjoy an inspired menu of sweet and savoury dishes, accompanied by live music. Seats are $65 per person and include a spring cocktail or a glass of prosecco.

Address: 60 Yorkville Avenue
Phone:  416-963-6000

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