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Blue Willow Tea Shop

900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
+1 705-687-2597
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (56 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a cute restaurant with a beautiful view of the lake. I would highly recommend reservations as the restaurant was packed when we arrived and thankfully they had a 2 person table open. Even though we weren't there for high tea (we were there at...More

Thank KevAmanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice this week. The first time we were all speechless with satisfaction. My husband, two daughters and myself cleaned all our plates to the last delicious crumb! Let's see, between us we devoured the breakfast plate x2, the chicken pot pie x2,...More

Thank rhlv123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined twice here during a short stay at the nearby Marriott hotel, and found it a real treat. A lovely recreation of a genteel English tearoom, where only the whiteboard showing the daily specials struck a jarring note. The location on the Lake Muskoka waterfront...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has so much potential: quaint, calming atmosphere, great staff but if you are going there for anything other than what they do best, tea and sandwiches and little cakes, you might be disappointed. The clientele is mainly older, typically ladies who love their...More

Thank KuddlyKitten
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had afternoon tea here on the strength of the reviews on Tripadvisor. Friendly staff, nice location on the harbour and great food. One of the best egg salad sandwiches I've had to date (bread was freshly baked) and scones authentic. Well recommended for an authentic...More

1  Thank YYZtotheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife raves about the Blue Willow Tea Room. She pretty much dines there once a month. I had never been. So on the day of the Antique Classic Boat Show we took my In-laws and enjoyed a magnificent early lunch. My father-in-law said "the...More

Thank JohnMuskokaW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love blue willow, tea, charm and awesome food with a view, this is your place. L9cated at the Wharf in Gravenhurst, the tea shop is a specialty restaurant open for lunch high tea and dinner. I have visited many times and it never...More

Thank Beverly P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever find yourself in Gravenhurst, Ontario and love a well presented tasty repast do yourself a favour and visit The Blue Willow Tea Shop. Don't let the name put you off if you aren't a tea drinker. They also serve coffee, soft drinks,...More

1  Thank laa0619
Susan B, Owner at Blue Willow Tea Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted but not gobsmacked that you were dead chuffed! Thanks for the comments and hope that you drop in to see us again for a cuppa.

Reviewed 17 June 2017

My friend and I stopped in to this quaint little tea room this afternoon while up in Gravenhurst. Excellent location right on the water with absolutely amazing views. Great service and lovely home made food. It was like stepping back in time to an Old...More

Thank Twosharps
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful view of the water, homemade food, quiet light atmosphere...a wonderful place to spend fifteen minutes or an hour or two, depending on your wishes. The food is homemade, fresh daily and very tasty. A wide variety of teas is offered but coffee is...More

Thank aliveandsmiling
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Gravenhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 705-687-2597
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Description
We are an English tea shop situated on Muskoka Wharf with a wonderful view of Lake Muskoka - right by the famous Steamships. We offer a variety of lunches including quiches, beef stew in a Yorkshire pudding, chicken pot pie, ploughmans lunch with English cheeses and of course sandwiches. Our most popular being the grilled brie and cranberry. We also offer an Afternoon Tea served on a two plated tier or High Tea served on a 3 plated tier. Details of our full menu can be found on the website. We serve wine and beer in the restaurant but not on the patio.
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