Want a taste of England without leaving home? Here’s where to find afternoon teas in Durham Region:
Three Steps Up in Whitby offers traditional afternoon tea with an assortment of finger sandwiches, canapés, served on freshly baked bread, fresh scones, homemade jams, Devonshire cream, and an array of whimsical and delicious treats, plus a wide selection of gourmet teas imported from Britain. 24 hour notice/by reservation only, call 905-430-7817 to reserve. 605 Brock Street North, Whitby.
M&R Catering in Whitby offers a unique French High Tea, which is just like an English High Tea but with crepes, mini Croque Monsieurs and mini Croissant sandwiches, cream puffs, chocolate French Truffles, French Macarons and more for a complete taste of Paris. Call 905-431-2520 for reservations.
The Oshawa Museum (Lakeview Park) offers special Victorian teas in a historic settle throughout the year. Find out more by calling 905-436-7624 x 106.
Bowmanville Museum (37 Silver Street, Clarington) Enjoy an authentic afternoon tea on the veranda catered by The Toasted Walnut. Sittings are available every Wednesday in July and August at 12pm and 1:30pm. Enjoy a full tea for $15.00 plus tax, or tea and scones for $6.00 plus tax. Call to reserve. Cash only. 905-623-2734.
Tea Grannys and Friends (Newtonville Road, Kendal) Time stands still in this Victorian-inspired tea salon and parlour where guests are transported back to the age of Queen Victoria. Reservations required, groups welcome but must be booked in advance. 905-983-5816.