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The Drawing Room - The Prince of Wales Hotel

4.6
749 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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English
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Traditional Afternoon Tea + Candlelight Tea
Time travel never seemed so luxurious. Visit Niagara-on-the-Lake to rediscover the attention-to-detail that defined a more elegant era. Celebrate special occasions with a selection of Artisan cheeses and sparkling wines. Toast to the picture perfect girls’ day with finger sandwiches, delicate desserts and morning mimosas.

Delight in quality time with friends and family in an atmosphere of high taste in every sense of the word. From the adornment of rose chandeliers to floral table clothes and teapots, Prince of Wales brings your whimsical garden party indoors. Our Victorian Tea Room and English delicacies are fit to be enjoyed by guests who appreciate regal treatment with an imaginative twist.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
English
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Hours of operation
Traditional Afternoon Tea:
Sunday: 11am - 6pm
Monday thru Saturday: 12pm - 6pm

Candlelight Tea: Friday & Saturday 7pm - 10pm
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Phone number
(905) 468-3246 ext. 6530
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chris Smyth
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Private party facilities
We offer private rooms for large parties. Both corporate and private celebrations. We can also bring Afternoon Tea to you with our offsite catering.
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Private party contact
Jeremy A. Harb: (905) 468-3246 ext. 6518
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Cross street
King street
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Parking details
There is street parking available. Hotel parking if you check in with the front desk.
Additional
Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 749 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.8
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The food was delicious and the teas were very good

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Afternoon tea is beautiful and delicious! Perfect experience for birthdays or a ladies afternoon!

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Lovely experience for traditional afternoon tea. Highly recommend!!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

My co-workers and I wanted to get together after work and decided to go for some tea. It was a lovely and relaxing experience!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Very nice!! Beautiful atmosphere, doesn't make you feel rushed. Plenty of food, we had to bring some home!! Tea was absolutely delicious. Would definitely come back!!!

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Loved the experience. Our server wasn’t very personable and felt like we were bothering her when we asked how the menu worked. It was our first time here and we had a couple of reasonable questions. We were one of the first to be seated and watched multiple groups receive their tea and sandwiches much before we did. It was about 45 minutes before our tea was served. But like I said it appeared we were the only group of 3 that had to wait so long.
We loved the setting and the tea and sandwiches were great. It’s just too bad that we had to wait for so long and rush once the food arrived since we had somewhere else to be.
Would recommend and would definitely go back

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

High tea at The Drawing Room has become a tradition for my family to celebrate Mother’s Day, and my 6 year old and 9 year old anticipate it all year. It is always a wonderful experience. Will be back next year!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Prince of Wales Afternoon Tea is perfect for special occasions or a treat anytime. You will not be disapointed.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Beautiful! We had afternoon tea for Mother’s Day! Everything was great! I will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I took the mothers here for Mothers Day High Tea and it was exactly what I wanted!We drove down from Burlington for this and it was definitely worth the drive. The prices are a little bit high, but for a special occasion I feel it was worth it. The service was also amazing! Our server checked in on us at perfect times and gave us just enough attention to make us feel special, but not too much for us to feel annoyed. There is a huge selection of tea, the finger sandwiches and pastries are delicious, and the cheese platter was the perfect size! We left feeling very full and very posh. Thank you for a great time!

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I was really looking forward to Afternoon Tea as it is one of my favourite things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake! This was my 4th or 5th time and this was really special because it was for Mother’s Day and my stepdaughters were able to join us. The tea was amazing but the food was dreadful! I didn’t realize how disappointed I was until I said to my husband a few minutes after we left that I was pretty upset about the food. We spent over $200 and the only thing I enjoyed was my tea. Unfortunately I think this will be my last time at The Drawing Room.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

My mother and I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon tea for Mother's Day. I think both of us LOVED the scones with the jam and Devonshire cream the most. I would suggest that maybe providing a few more scones to the serving and a few less tea sandwiches. The cucumber sandwiches were lovely. The ham and turkey sandwiches were alright but not very appealing to us. However, the pastries were delectable! I really think I could have eaten a whole tray of those scones with the cream...LOL
All in all my mother and I had a lovely time. The staff on hand were amazing. Excellent service!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The food was good however it would have been nice to have scone options as my mother and I both don’t like raisins. And the vegetarian options were good but it would have been nice to have a couple choices in sandwiches.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We’ve had high tea many times in the Drawing Room. The tea, ambience and food was perfection as always. The hostess was very generous and courteous! Unfortunately, The servers service was not at the standard that we have normally experienced at the Prince of Wales.

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3.0Dined on May 12, 2018

I love the prince of Wales hotel and the overall feel of the hotel tat creates an amazing atmosphere. However, I had reservations for 2 : 30 for afternoon tea. We arrived on time, we were told to wait because they were changing over tables perfectly fine so we stepped to the side as not to be on the way. However we then waited for over 20 minutes we were still not seated and 2 other groups that arrived after us were seated before us. It wasn’t until we actually had to say something 2 more times before we were seated. No apologies from the front staff only our waited said sorry after he came to serve the table. For an establishment such as the prince of Wales I do expect better service and friendliness especially on Mother’s day weekend for a special occasion. I have stayed numerous times and held my wedding at the pillar and the post and to me this was not customer service or creating a nice welcoming atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

My mom and I came for the evening tea for mother’s day and thought everything was perfect. We cannot wait to come back and will be bringing my sisters the next time. Thank you for such a nice relaxing evening.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Had a wonderful pre mother's day tea. Beautiful day, beautiful company and beautiful spot for a cup or two of tea.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

We went for tea to celebrate my daughter's wedding. It was a really nice and relaxing afternoon. We never felt rushed at all and we stayed for about 2 1/2 hours. The food and the tea were very good. Two of our guests are vegan and the food provided for them was excellent - especially the brownies! My only note is that we would have preferred to sit at a table as opposed to a couch and chairs with a coffee table. It was nice for relaxing but uncomfortable for eating and putting tea on the table. Overall it was a fun afternoon.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

High tea was great especially the Scone!! Sandwiches were just so so! Disappointed that there was not macrons!!

Overall great service!! $36 plus tax per person!!

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We were greeted right away. The server was very kind and did an excellent job explaining the options and what each food was. It was very quite and very spacious. Would return and recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

I brought my 11 year old daughter for her first afternoon tea experience and it was everything we thought it would be! It was an afternoon we will always remember!

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

My husband and I visited to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We were seated quickly and the staff were very, very friendly and polite. They even wrote 'Happy Anniversary' on our plate! The tea selection was great and everything tasted wonderful. I recommend the Himalayan Vintage tea. The bread used for the mini sandwiches felt lacking in quality but everything else was great!

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Fantastic
Beautiful and classic
Great way to connect with family mid afternoon after sight seeing and shopping in beautiful niagara on the lake

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

I have always wanted to have High Tea at the Prince of Wales, and finally made it there it surpassed my expectations!

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1.0Dined on April 19, 2018

a BIG Disappointment! Went there for put anniversary, with great expectations.

HARDLY something to be called HIGH tea. More apt is POOR tea. The sandwiches were inspired, with the bread dry. The pastries were tasteless!. the cookies tasted like cardboard!,

The tea was weak and watery. In spite of requesting HOT milk, the milk was just barely warm

The only saving grace was the scpones. Could be improved with real strawberry jam!

Service was good, as was the ambiance and the tea service (meaning the crockery

Overall a very big disappointment; and a blot on the name of Prince of Wales. A let down and POOR value

Not only does the experience will we dissuade us from another visit but we will discourage all NOT to visit

Havehad MUCH better high tea at not such a highly touted place

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Had tea there many times, this was the first time the tea was not hot and bread was a little dry, service was great as always! We will go again, everywhere has off days

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

The afternoon tea is never a disappointment.
It is a special treat to spend a few hours at the Prince of Wales. While there, I made reservations for my next visit!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Beautiful afternoon, excellent service , very enjoyable experience!!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Considering the weather was terrible, the staff was very upbeat and friendly. Exceptionally good service.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

High tea was wonderful , completely loved the Drawing room ! The service , I think her name was Shannon, was excellent ! It was my Birthday , and everything was perfect ! Thank you !

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We always enjoy high tea at The Prince of Wales when we visit Niagara on the Lake, which is quite often. It really is so lovely sipping tea and enjoying the little sandwiches and cookies. The servers are very professional and always very attentive and polite. Looking forward to our next visit.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

The food is so delicious and the service is wonderful!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I went for afternoon tea with two of my friends and we all had a wonderful time! The tea and snacks were delicious! The server was wonderful! And the hotel is absolutely gorgeous!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Afternoon tea is one of my favourite experiences. The service at Prince of Wales is second to none. The cozy yet spacious dining room is full of detail and tastefully decorated with seasonal flowers. I treated my sister and four-year-old niece and we all enjoyed our time. The Little Prince/Princess menu is perfect for children 12 and under. My sister and I enjoyed Afternoon Tea plus a cheese plate and Kir Royal.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Our afternoon tea was amazing, our server was excellent and we were able to take our time and enjoy ourselves... we can’t wait to come back

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

This was our first time for Tea at The Prince of Wales. It was the highlight of our visit to NOTL. We will definitely do it again. Our server, Brooke, was lovely, very professional and helpful. She made it very special.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

As tea enthusiasts, I was thrilled to find this experience for my family of three. This was our first formal afternoon tea and the staff was extremely kind and eager to answer all of our questions. We celebrated a holiday with our first visit, but before leaving there was a unanimous decision at the table that we would return every time we visit Niagara on the Lake.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

This was a lovely experience! Great ambiance, beautiful space, pretty china, and the tea and food were amazing! Our waiter was attentive, friendly, and accommodating and he even took a photo of us together. It's much more filling than you expect! They give you an entire pot of tea per person and a massive selection of scones, sandwiches, and desserts with it. Every bit of it was amazing. We barely managed to finish it all and couldn't have eaten a meal after if we'd tried.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

I loved everything, the food, service, and tea. All my family enjoyed it.

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Excellent afternoon tea service, unfortunately tea was not as hot as one would like. Sent tea back, returned warmer but not sufficiently hot. Additional cost for Darjeeling teas seemed excessive. Pleasant waitress. Too tables for the size of the room. Will come again.

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