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The Victorian Tea Room

58 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Enjoy some afternoon tea with delicious tarts and pastries at the Victorian Tea Room. This restaurant serves sandwiches, salads and tea in a cozy space that boasts a lovely mix of contemporary and classic furniture with an adjoining outdoor dining area. This restaurant’s star feature is its tea menu, which includes a list of over 50 teas. The Victorian Tea Room also serves gluten-free fare (on request).

Spread across several floors, this family-run restaurant is an ideal choice for a light-dining experience with friends or family. The Victorian Tea Room also boasts private party facilities that can be used for birthdays, intimate gatherings or corporate events. This casual-dining restaurant is open Tuesdays to Sundays.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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British, English
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Hours of operation

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Closed Mondays
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Phone number
(905) 886-1777
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
You can reserve our facilities for your next special event. The room could be reserved for intimate gatherings such as baby showers, birthday celebrations, bridal showers, bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah celebrations, get together with friends, princess parties as well as corporate functions.
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Private party contact
Marlene Gallyot: (855) 780-8445
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Please contact us if you would like us to prepare your afternoon or high tea in your home or elsewhere.
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Cross street
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Parking details
We have a private lot located behind the tea room which holds 20 cars. There is further public parking in the area.
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Public transit
Both TTC and Viva pass by the tea room.
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We play music Classical and music from the 40's and 50's. On special occasions, we have Jazz, Bagpipes and Classical performers.We also have a piano for those who wish to play.
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Special events & promotions
Please call for bookings. Visit us at and book online through open table.
Banquet, Cafe, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
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CaroleS (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on November 29, 2015

Had an amazing family high tea. Our table for 10 was set and ready on arrival. Service was very efficient. The scones with cream and preserves were OUTSTANDING!!! The rest of the food was very good, but not exceptional. Great selection of teas. We were never rushed to finish or leave. Overall a very pleasant experience.

Lydia (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on July 30, 2015

We brought my 4yr old and my 7yr old, and they had a wonderful time! My sister and I really enjoyed it too.

Winnie1 (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on May 13, 2015

My friend and I returned to the Victorian Tea room, our second time. The food is fresh, delicious, and served in such a beautiful high tea way. The staff are welcoming, friendly and a joy to be with. We even were able to view the party room downstairs; it was beautiful! Great place for 45 or so with a liquor license too. Decorated so nicely and you would truly feel you were at the palace for high tea. I'm wanting to keep them in mind for any showers or partys coming up. Of course we'll be back but maybe introduce some of our friends to the Victorian Tea Room.

Gret (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on May 9, 2015

The victorian ambiance was very quaint and sophisticated at the same time. Service was very helpful and unobstrusive. Food was excellent too, the scones were fresh out of the oven. Only thing i disliked were the little tarts with goat cheese.

vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on March 8, 2015

Food and service is great!

vipOPTIONALE (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2015

The tearoom was extremely cold. They should invest in a better heating system. I ordered the citrus tea, but did not tease any hint of lemon or orange as suggested on the menu. We wanted to have high tea, but there was a miscommunication, so we ended up having the tea and salad combo, not what we wanted. Ended up going elsewhere for a sandwich. The cost was rather pricey for what we go. But the service was excellent, minus the waiting, since there was only one wait staff.

Lorraine (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on January 17, 2015

Travis was a friendly and great help in choosing tea. He is clearly very passionate about afternoon teas and his tea room. The sandwiches was nicely done and the scones were just delicious. It is very hard to find scones that good in the GTA. However the petite fours are little disappointing. To me, they was mass production in a factory and brought in. But the choice of tea (over 50) made up for the lack of sweets and the scones were so good that I didn't ear the petite fours anyway.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 30, 2014

The sandwiches were fresh but the tuna and smoked salmon were fishy. The tea and scones were delicious. The petit fours were lovely but unmemorable. I'd find a different caterer for the dessert. The service was excellent. I'd return for the Te scones and cucumber sandwiches

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on October 30, 2014

While the food was fresh and nicely presented, the selections were mundane and unimaginitive;Plain egg , tuna salad etc. Scones were warm and yummy! Petit fours looked commercially prepared and somewhat unappealing. We were never offered a refresh for our tea. While our afternoon tea experience was pleasant enough, it was overpriced for what we received. I wouldn't not go out of my way to return.

Tea42 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2014

Went here for Afternoon Tea and was not disappointed. Lovely selection of sandwiches and cakes. The scones were freshly baked and extremely light! Delicious! Will definitely be back.

vipPrecious (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on September 11, 2014

Lovely food and service but the decor could be quainter, updated

balladeer (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on September 10, 2014

Overall it was a good experience. My friend, who was celebrating a birthday was very impressed. I certainly would return.
My grandson who likes tea and goodies might come with me another time.

tea4two (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on August 28, 2014

Both the food and presentation were wonderful. The Victorian Tea Room combines the intimate service of a family-run restaurant with the ambiance of a formal tea. My friend and I have been meeting at the same tea room for years. Now, we'll be returning to the Victorian Tea Room.

Laurie (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on August 8, 2014

took my mom there for her birthday for high tea
we've had high tea in Harrods and several London hotels this was definitely on par. Exceeded my expectations!

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on July 5, 2014

Went here for afternoon tea. The food was awesome, their scones are to die for and their little desserts are also super tasty. It's a small, cute place, perfect for small groups or duos. Great service, really nice people working there. Would definitely recommend! I can't believe I didn't find this place earlier.