Sunday, May 11, 2014 is Mother’s Day and if you haven’t already made plans for Mother’s Day brunch, you might be able to book a Mother’s Day Tea at the following Toronto venues: (Check here if you are considering Mother’s Day Brunch in Toronto.)
Mother’s Day Tea and Truffle at Toronto Botanical Garden
Take your mother for a tea and chocolate pairing at the Toronto Botanical Garden on Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. You’ll learn how to select and brew teas while enjoying fine tea from Sloane Fine Tea Merchants and chocolate directly infused with tea. Cost is TBC members $50 plus tax and non-members $65 plus tax.
Montgomery’s Inn, Etobicoke
Montgomery’s Inn at 4709 Dundas Street West will be serving Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This old Etobicoke inn will feature an afternoon tea with cream scones with crème fraîche, gooseberry jam and lemon tarts. Enjoy a free guided tour of the inn. Cost is $10 plus tax. Call 416-394-8113 to reserve.
Mother’s Day Tea at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Enjoy a Mother’s Day Tea in a Victorian setting at Black Creek Pioneer Village on Sunday, May 11, 2014 with sittings at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Mother’s Day Tea includes selected loose leaf teas, finger sandwiches such as maple curried chicken salad, cucumber and cream cheese, lemon Woolwich goat cheese and watercress, maple Dijon ham and Swiss cheese, scones with preserves, strawberry shortcake, petit fours, tarts, non-alcoholic punch and fair trade organic coffee. Tickets are $34.95 plus taxes for the general public and $31.50 plus taxes for members. Prices include gratuity and parking. Call 416-667-6295 to reserve. Black Creek Pioneer Village is located at 1000 Murray Ross Parkway.
Market Tour and Tea at St. Lawrence Market
Take a tour of St. Lawrence Market with historian Bruce Bell then enjoy afternoon tea. Hear stories of Victorian Toronto and see the ancient jail under the market then head to the Market Kitchen for fine teas, finger sandwiches, Current & Creme Scones and Empire Cookies. Tour and tea take place on Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $45 plus HST. Register at email@example.com
Mother’s Day Tea at Spadina Museum
The Spadina Museum will be hosting a Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 11, 2014 with sittings at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a cream tea amid a gorgeous historical backdrop. Tickets are $15 plus tax. Purchase by calling 416-392-6910, x 305. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Road.
Mother’s Day Tea at King Edward Hotel
The King Edward Hotel is offering a Mother’s Day Tea at Victoria’s on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The tea includes finger sandwiches such as egg and asparagus, lobster and shrimp, ham with mustard onion marmalade, chicken and mango, smoked salmon and cucumber; pastries; and scones with Devonshire Cream. You can choose from a selection of fine loose leaf teas including Spiced Chai, Darjeeling Oolong, English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Lemon Verbena, Floral Jasmine, Golden Assam, Organic Green and Lapsang Souchong. Cost is $49 per person; $59 with a glass of sparkling wine or sherry. Call 416-863-4125 to reserve.