Afternoon Tea and High Tea in Ottawa

Considering an Afternoon Tea Ottawa but unsure which establishments offer Ottawa High tea and which are the best places to go.

We have compiled a list of the best afternoon tea Ottawa can provide, so if you are looking for the perfect afternoon tea with friends, a romantic valentines afternoon tea, a mothers day afternoon tea treat for your mum, a fathers day treat for your dad or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

Afternoon Tea Ottawa and High Tea Ottawa

Chateau Laurier 

1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 8S7 

The Chateau Laurier is one of the most iconic places to visit in downtown Ottawa.High tea at the Chateau Laurier is an elegant affair.

Not only are their sandwiches, treats and teas delicious, but their attention to detail and presentation is impressive.

The menu features our famous English scones, open-faced sandwiches and exquisite sweets. Curated for Fairmont, LOT 35 quality teas are steeped and poured during our tea experience. 

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1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7 

Zoe’s, located within the walls of the Fairmont Château Laurier, offers a captivating bar experience while serving up a side of local history.

Adding a twist to a traditional Afternoon Tea, the menu features pastries, sandwiches and scones. They are temporarily closed due to lockdown. 

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The Vanitea Room 

551 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R 5J9 

The Vanitea Room is an elegant place for English-style tea complete with sweet and savoury nibbles presented on tiered trays.

The tea room is temporarily closed at present due to lockdown. 

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Moscow Tea Room 

527 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 6Z6 

Adventure, Art, Romance and Opulence are the words that describe this magnificent venue where Ottawa’s elite gathers on a daily basis.

Moscow Tea Room features award winning teas, tapas, charcuterie and cheeses, vodka, craft cocktails, champagne and caviar all within a sumptuous décor filled with art. 

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Billings Estate Museum 

2100 Cabot St, Ottawa, ON K1H 6K1 

Billings Estate is a heritage museum preserving the stately early 19th-century residence of an early prosperous settler.

Throughout times of the year they set up high tea in the gardens, with three tiers of treats to be enjoyed. 

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Quelque Chose Macaron Boutique 

379 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, ON K2A 0E7 

Quelque Chose Pâtisserie specialises in French macarons made with premium ingredients. They provide an Afternoon Tea box to go!

Enjoy scones and croissants, an assortment of macarons, fruit salad and a selection of teas. 

From $25 per person 

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Ale Amberwood Lounge & Eatery 

54 Springbrook Dr, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9 

As with all of ALE’s food, their scones and sweets are 100% made in house. Enjoy the following with your tea service.

Premium loose leaf tea, sandwiches, scones and sweets and a take home tease tea pouch to enjoy later.

From $45 per adult; $28 per child 

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The SconeWitch 

150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4 

Freshly baked scones are available from any of their four locations. The bake-at-home scones are available for home delivery too.

Store take-away orders can be placed in person or by calling ahead to the store you wish to pick up from. 

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Life of Pie 

1134 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3X6 

The Life of Pie bakers make fresh, sweet pies by hand every day. They also offer frozen, ready-to-bake savoury pies, as well as quiches, soups, and salads. 

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Café Cristal 

240 Kennevale Dr, Ottawa, ON K2J 6B6 

This is a charming spot with whimsical decor providing premium tea and coffee along with crêpes and pastries.

Independently owned and run, they strive to bring forward a globally inspired menu with products coming in from both France and Italy. 

Visit their Facebook page for further details

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