Brunch is busy and bustling, but afternoon tea is soothing and civilized. Many Toronto restaurants serve afternoon or high tea throughout the year, but others serve afternoon tea only on Mother’s Day. What better way for your mom to enjoy her special day than by taking her for Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Toronto. (If your mom is not a tea drinker, see Unique Things to Do Mother’s Day in Toronto.)
If you’re looking for restaurants serving high tea on Mother’s Day in Toronto 2016, read further.
Enjoy an authentic afternoon tea for Mother’s Day in Toronto at The Windsor Arms Hotel. You’ll be treated to fine loose leaf teas; scones with preserves and Devon Cream; fresh sandwiches such as potato blinis with smoked salmon rosette, pinwheel egg salad, Croque Monsieur; Goat Cheese and Carmelized Shallot Tart and petit fours. Sittings are at 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for a maximum of two hours. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 416-971-9666 to reserve.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
Take your mom for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the DEQ Terrace and Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. Sittings are at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The cost of the Mother’s Day tea is $56 per person plus tax and gratuity, which including a glass of Henry of Pelham wine.
Enjoy a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Toronto 2016 that includes a light brunch. Menu items will be traditional English and herbal teas, breakfast pastries, preserves, spring greens and fresh herb salad, tea sandwiches, Eggs Benedict, Sweet Potato Hash, Maple Pepper Sausage, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Spinach & Cheese Breakfast Strata, Ricotta-Stuffed Crepes, petit fours, pastries, fresh fruit and non-alcoholic beverages. Afternoon tea includes a Victorian etiquette presentation and a self-guided tour of the historic village. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Black Creek Pioneer Village is on Sunday, May 8, 2016 with two sittings: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Adult $49.95 + tax, Child (5-12) $26.95 + tax and 4 and under Free. Call 416-667-6295 to reserve.
Enjoy Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the newly-renovated lobby of Toronto’s Omni King Edward Hotel. This traditional afternoon tea features finger sandwiches, currant cinnamon scones with Devon Cream, house made strawberry preserves and spiced pear and ginger jam and pastried including banoffee tart, chestnut and drunken cherry trifle and millionaires shortbread. Fine loose leaf teas include Organic Green, Mountain Berry, Darjeeling Oolong, Tai Spiced Chai Tea, Imperial Earl, English Breakfast, Lemon Verbena, Golden Assam, Peaches & Cream, Marrakesh Mint, Citron Chamomile, Bergamot Rose and Chocolate Truffle among others. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at the Omni King Edward Hotel is $42 + tax and gratuities per person, $49 plus tax and gratuities per person, which includes a glass of Sparkling or Sherry and $59 plus tax and gratuities per person, which includes a glass of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial. The Omni King Edward Hotel is located at 37 King Street East. Call 416-863-4125 to reserve.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Royal York
For an authentic afternoon tea, visit the historic Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on Sunday, May 8, 2016. The Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea will be served in the Library Bar and feature a selection of Fairmont Loose Leaf teas, finger sandwiches including Organic Cucumber and Watercress, Smoked Aurora Turkey Breast, Lobster Mango Salad and True North’s Smoked Salmon. Pastries include traditional scones with Devonshire Cream and preserves, Chocolate Truffle Flourless Cake, White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheese Cake Lollipop, Pastry Swans with Chantilly Cream and Royal York Opera Cake. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Royal York is $50 per person.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Your Home with Tea Celebrations
If you would prefer a more comfortable setting, Sharilene Rowland of Tea Celebrations can bring Mother’s Day afternoon tea to your home. Sharilene has provided afternoon tea service to bridal showers, baby showers, birthday parties and get-togethers in people’s homes for the past seven years. She’ll bring the plates, teacups, cutlery, serving dishes, napkins, scones, finger sandwiches, pastries and various types of fine teas and set it up in your home for your party. Contact Sharilene Rowland at 647-999-4458 or [email protected] for more information.
Wherever you end up going for Mother’s Day afternoon tea in Toronto, I hope you create special memories with family.