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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (23 reviews)
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Canadian, British, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
91 Main St. North, Markham, Ontario L3P 1X7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 30 April 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
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

First time here... Had the steak and kidney pie, which was delicious, came with a nice salad full of real veggies, no iceberg lettuce filler. Finished by sharing bread pudding with custard. It was plenty to share. Service with Adam was friendly and delightful. Would...More

Thank ylc25
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love the ambiance of this old fashioned Tea Shop. Love the Afternoon Victorian tea with the tiny sandwiches, but my favourites are the homemade scones with clotted cream and fresh preserves. So delicious!

Thank Franca P
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was a delightful experience. Delicious food, attentive service and reasonable prices. Very small so definitely recommend reservations but definitely worth the visit to Main Street, Markham. Personally I recommend the Welsh Rarebit and it was nice to have a salad with actual vegetables not...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great Service, great food and a fun time for a party of 8 for a high tea. It was also great that there was no rush - we took our time and enjoyed our time together. I would highly recommend this restaurant and I will...More

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I am a very regular patron of this wonderful tea shop. I have been going here for over a decade with family and friends. The food is always fresh and beautifully presented. The service is exceptional. Everyone is treated like they are special. Recently my...More

Thank Deborahveda
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Questions & Answers
27 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 - 14:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 17:00
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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