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Old Curiosity Tea Shop

91 Main St. North, Markham, Ontario L3P 1X7, Canada
+1 905-472-9927
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (25 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, British, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
91 Main St. North, Markham, Ontario L3P 1X7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a step back in time and enjoy a British tradition that is based on the finer things in life...the afternoon tea. The Old Curiosity Tea Shop delivers an authentic high tea with freshly made finger sandwiches (including cucumber with mint) on a two tiered...More

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had lunch together last week It was wonderful. The little tea shop is so charming. The food is so delicious and the staff is so wonderful and welcoming. I had a delicious sandwich and tea. The attention to detail is outstanding....More

Thank June K
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I've been to this place many times, most recently this week. The service is always friendly and the place is always busy so reservations are recommended as there isn't a lot of seating. I've always had High Tea and their scones are so good. They...More

Thank LadyBug1968
Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon ! Drove from Cambridge with a cousin and met a close friend from Markham who recommended this Tea shop. It was a wonderful experience ! Afternoon Tea is a favourite of mine and have sampled some...More

1  Thank CherylanneOntario
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Old Curiosity Tea Shop today with are very dear friends one who is from England but came to Toronto as a teenager. I wanted to surprise her for her special birthday. I had made reservation a week before. This little tea...More

Thank helen s
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you love high tea, loose leaf tea, cozy atmosphere and scrumptious food, this is the place for you. I've been coming for many years, several times a year and have never yet been disappointed. You are served with Royal Albert china, each one unique,...More

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my 102 year old mother, 100 year old aunt ,cousin and spouses. Lunch was very good and well presented. Large portions given. Good service. Only problem was because it was humid out and building was old it was quite warm in...More

Thank poppadoug
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A charming tea house with so much to offer...quiet, refined ambience and a great luncheon menu. The perfect setting amidst Markham Main Street shops. Extensive listing of teas and traditional English fare. So many artifacts and authentic Victorian era of interest. A family run business...More

Thank Jo-Anne J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I went for hight Tea with my friend. The customer service was encredible, the staff are friendly and attentive. The selection of teas are exceptional and served in china cups. The sandwiches were fresh and plentiful and we barely had room for the selection of...More

Thank jujo50
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This tastefully decorated cafe is for the lover of all things Victorian who likes an intimate setting. If you are a fan of "High Tea" this one is worth adding to your list . The food was plentiful and nicely prepared, the tea selection was...More

Thank Larissa C
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28 August 2015|
Response from free l |
They have some gluten-free options like cottage pie (mince meat and mashed potatoes), big salads with protein (ham, chicken, salmon or tuna) on the side or some of their soups. Great place. Check it out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, British, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Main St. North, Markham, Ontario L3P 1X7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Markham
  • Phone Number: +1 905-472-9927
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