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The Drawing Room at the Prince of Wales Hotel

6 Picton Street | Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 888-669-5566
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (151 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
British, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6 Picton Street | Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy "High Tea" in a beautiful setting! The ambiance is delightful, service wonderful and the tea and scones...delicious!

Thank MaryEllen22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drawing room itself is exquisite. Indeed the decor really made the experience for us. Service was acceptable, but not as good as I had expected based on previous reviews. The server did not pull out our chairs for us nor offer to take our...More

Thank kataboon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed afternoon tea here. Waiter was very pleasant and cordial, keeping with the ambiance of the place. Good food and tea. Two adults and two teenagers ate for $155. Pricey, of course, but expected given the history and ambiance.

Thank JBrettM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High Tea in the drawing room, is a lovely experience. The food is well prepared and sumptuous. They have candied rose petals. The tea selection is wide and varied. A must!

Thank Maracowakp890
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had heard about the high tea at the Prince of Wales, so tried it last week. It was disappointing. No Devonshire or Cornish cream, very ordinary sandwiches and terrible pastries and cookies. I suggest trying one of the other places in town for high...More

Thank Vacationers2012
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We are loyal costumers of the vintage brand and this was our 5th time attending their afternoon tea. We were a large group of 11 people and we were very impressed with how hard they worked to accommodate us and place us together ( which...More

Thank TorontoBella
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I went to the Prince of Wales for high tea with some friends last night as the venue was having a two for the price of one special for the afternoon tea. The food was exactly what you would imagine; tiny sandwiches with the crusts...More

1  Thank Carling K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We've been to the High Tea at Prince of Wales before. It was never the speediest in town but then again you are not looking for a fast food place here. Service was very slow. After a long wait for a table (we had reservations,...More

Thank icecoldnorth
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My daughter and I were at the Prince of Wales Hotel November 5th for their afternoon tea. The tea and goodies were wonderful and the atmosphere was traditional english, with beautiful decor and great service! We did this last year and loved it and have...More

Thank goodtogo_64
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This special date night was a arguable the worse we experienced. We arrived 10minutes early for our reservation and not seating areas where arranged yet. Several other customers had to wait as well. Next we were seated isolated from other guest, so we were forgotten...More

Thank Vincenzo P
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Stephanie J
25 November 2017|
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Response from Lauren J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'm sure you could call and ask and maybe even request. They are very accommodating.
d c
20 July 2015|
Response from JHarb-VintageHotels | Property representative |
Hello - dress code is smart casual - shorts and nice shirt is fine.
3 April 2015|
Response from JHarb-VintageHotels | Property representative |
Hello and thank-you for your enquiry! Yes, we can definitely prepare gluten free options with atleast 24 hours notice. We have gluten free bread for the sandwiches and we can also prepare gluten free scones. All you need... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Picton Street | Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (King Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 888-669-5566
  • This restaurant is at Prince of Wales
Treat yourself to a taste of Victorian elegance in the Drawing Room of the Prince of Wales hotel. Take your little prince or princess back in time with ornately decorated tea sets, tasty scones and over-the-top royal treatment. Time travel never seemed so luxurious. Visit Niagara-on-the-Lake to rediscover the attention-to-detail that defined a more elegant era. Celebrate special occasions with a selection of Artisan cheeses and sparkling wines. Toast to the picture perfect girls' day with finger sandwiches, delicate desserts and morning mimosas. Delight in quality time with friends and family in an atmosphere of high taste in every sense of the word. From the adornment of rose chandeliers to floral table clothes and teapots, Prince of Wales brings your whimsical garden party indoors. Our Victorian Tea Room and English delicacies are fit to be enjoyed by guests who appreciate regal treatment with an imaginative twist.
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