The Drawing Room - The Prince of Wales Hotel

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753 reviews
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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.
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KB
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

2 for 1 coupons no longer available on weekend, mimosa only 3/4s full and sandwich bread not as fresh as I’ve had. Experience this weekend was a little below what we have come to expect. Please carry lactose free milk!

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KA
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and lovely tea and goodies. Soo cute they brought my Grandson his iced tea in a teapot wih a cup and saucer. He is 5 years old and loved it! Great little Prince tea!

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D
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 3

We have been going to the Prince of Wales for years and have never had a complaint however this time was not the case. It was very disappointing , the hostess was rude, we, 6 of us were seated at a table that was too small, we waited a long time for a server and when she finally did come to the table for our order, we waited again for a long time for our food and when we were finished we waited and waited for our check and that was frustrating after having to wait for everything else.

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AC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

I asked for vegan/gluten free options for tea, and was given it free if any extra charge. Super happy- only complaint was that my cucumber sandwich was a bit soggy. The rest of the tray was delicious.

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M
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Samantha always does an excellent job. Very professional and gracious. We are very lucky to have her. Her service is very much appreciated. Thank you again, for making my friend Ruth’s birthday, a very special day. It was her first time at Prince of Wales for afternoon tea, and made an indelible wonderful impression on her.

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KM
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Second time visiting the Drawing Room and its every girls dream! Our server was amazing and the food and tea are fantastic.

My only issue is the hostess or manager at the front entrance seating guest is extremely rude to the guest arriving along with the staff, this was our second time visiting in two years and the same hostess/manager was just as rude as last year, we felt bad for the staff working with her as you could see how uncomfortable she was making them.

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JM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a very good time with good service and great tea. We had the half price deal which made it excellent value for the money. It would be out of our price range without the deal.
Thanks for a great afternoon.

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AA
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Rosewater cookies looked pretty, but we did not enjoy the taste. We also had to wait a bit for our table to be ready, but it was absolutely worth it. For the last couple of years, I have been organizing the same group of coworkers to come for tea. We love it and look forward to it. In fact, they have all loved the experience so much, they are now bringing their other family and friends! It was great that we could come after work and have this time together. We were not rushed and had excellent service. My husband and I will be there on March 25th. He cannot wait and I cannot wait to do it again! Thank you!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We had a reservation at 2:30, but were told that the table will not be ready till 2:45. The waitress in the front desk told us to wait and wait. They offered us another table but if we use it we could only stay for one hour because they need to use the table. Just one question: if you could hold the table for another customer because they will use it at 3:30 why not holding ours because we need to use it too. Otherwise everything is perfect, the food and services were outstanding and the price was reasonable. The scone was the same as the ones I had at Scotland so that was really something worth a try. The tea was excellent, me and my girlfriend had the Traditional black and the Peach and crème, both of them had a great fragrance and taste. Will definitely come back again in the future.

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CC
London
7 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, delicious scones and fine sandwiches. A sterling afternoon tea.

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AM
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Our server was so lovely and she did an outstanding job especially at such a busy time. She was kind enough to take pictures for us! The food was quite good, however we weren’t big fans of the turkey sandwich or the Rose shortbread cookie. The overall ambience was very lovely.

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F
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

It was beautiful however I found the little room off to the drawing room a little chilly. I was looking forward to being in the actual drawing room with the couches. It was lovely but it was nicer the last time. I was disappointed that we weren’t given the big room. Do u have to request that privelige the next time?

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LU
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Being from England, the tea needs to be hotter and more actual tea needs to be put into the tea pots, the tea is far to weak. Consider adding some egg and cress sandwiches.
Thank you.

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S
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Mary gave us such a warm welcome and created a beautiful environment. Brooke was thoughtful and attentive.

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m
Pittsburgh
28 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service was excellent. I highly recommend the restaurant. We went for the tea service and will definitely go again!

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p
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

I treated my Mom to tea and sandwiches, the scones were delightful but the sandwiches were not fresh. One pot of tea per person the next pot of another flavour was an extra $6.00. For what you received and the freshness, it was not worth the money. Don’t try and use the 2 for 1 coupon as it is not available on the weekend then weekdays are already booked up. It’s only the 9th of March. Very disappointed in the food. 2 slices bread sandwiches and 2 scones a mini bagel with goat cheese and a small puff pastry with turkey salad. Deserts consist of 2 cookies 2 tarts and a cannoli. The amount of money spent on a light lunch would by you a nice meal at the keg. The silverware is in Despirate need of cleaning. So sad this didn’t turn out as well as I thought. I do t usually give a poor review but this is not worth the money spent! Sorry.

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JL
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Thank you for a wonderful time and great service on INTERNATIONAL Women's day! My mom and sister had a nice time as well. I love the scone and whipped butter the best.

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SA
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience. Looking forward to going again.

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S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We both had a wonderful time. We don’t get a lot of chances to get out without family.
We were never rushed but allowed to just sit and have a relaxing cup of tea.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

have been there many times enjoy each time what a wonderful time to send with friends or family in a beautiful atmosphere

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R
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Fantastic time at Tea. We celebrate our annual tradition every March!

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BC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An absolutely wonderful Traditional Tea at the Prince of Wales Drawing Room! The tea was perfect and the food so very fresh and delicious! Highly recommended.

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TC
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We quite enjoyed our afternoon high tea at the Prince Of Wales Hotel. The ambiance is beautiful, and the food very good. Little sandwiches, scones, jam, cream, and desserts. The perfect amount of food for our table of four. Would certainly come back, and would also recommend. The 2 for the price of one deal in November and March make it even more special.

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JC
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had a wonderful experience. The tea was delicious but the scones, cannolis, and finger sandwiches were truly the best part. I can’t wait to go back!

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RS
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Love it every time we go. I think you should still honour 2for1 on weekends or discount for locals.

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DH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Lovely tea great service.noted the clotted cream not real devon clotted cream this time though.no fresh fruit like last visit.beautiful restful setting.

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M
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the candle light experience and it was phenomenal. Old time hotel coupled with the tea room design made for a highly romantic setting for our anniversary. Great selection of teas and assorted snacks.
Twas quite divine.

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LM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful service & experience, sat right in front of the fireplace, loved it.

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KA
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely setting with beautiful food selections and delicious tea. I had the every so creamy heavenly cream and my partner had earl grey. Very filling. We had one classic tea and one with cheese. Uneaten food can be packaged to take away. An extravagant treat!

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SM
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Grace was kind enough to make a special plate for my husband who is diabetic and lactose intolerant. Awesome experience.

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K
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had afternoon tea here. The ambiance is unbelievably nice. It is very picture worthy. Service was excellent. Our server (Spencer) was very knowledgeable and attentive. The have a very good tea selection and the food was very nice. It is more on the traditional side of afternoon tea. I would definitely recommend this place and I recommend booking it in advance specially for weekends.

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S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

It was a really pleasant experience. My date and I got to enjoy the high tea british style which was absolutely grand. Comfortable environment to coverse.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service. Such an incredibly friendly staff who will make sure everything is exactly to your liking. I would definitely recommend, especially for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries. I know it was a big hit with my girl

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The perfect place to go to celebrate my mom's birthday. We all enjoyed our self from the 13year old to the 94 year old. Everything was delicious.. And they were very accommodating to dietary restrictions.

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SS
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is not the first time we have been to afternoon tea at The Prince of Wales. It is always a lovely experience and this time was just as memorable.

The staff were attentive and knowledgeable. The ambiance is an amazing step back in time. The decor is beautiful Victorian feast for the eyes. The food and tea were exquisite.

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C
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We stop for Afternoon Tea every trip to Niagara-On-the-Lake. Amazing experience every time. Always a highlight of every trip.

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MK
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The High Tea was a fabulous way to celebrate an 81st bday with the ladies of the family in a charming, elegant yet comfortable setting. The fine teas served in individual pots were a very special touch and the warm scones were melt-in-your-mouth delicious, accompanied by the butter, jam and cream. The silver serving trays and 3-tiered platters of baked goods made it all very classy. All the sandwiches and pastries were great.
The event is a little pricey, but worth the money for a special occasion. We absolutely loved the experience and will be back! :)

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience! They catered to both the children and my parents. Everyone loved it. The experience is something they will always remember.

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JV
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful afternoon. Thank You to the staff who made us feel like royalty that evening. They were outstanding and so wonderful to us.. We will see you again for sure.

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t
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time doing the High Tea at Prince of Wales Hotel and we loved it! The whole experience was great and the ambiance was amazing. My daughter and I would recommend this and will probably do it again in the near future. The service, the tea, and the tasty food was wonderful. Thank you for making our first experience so enjoyable.

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