10 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Niagara Falls

Tea is soothing, it's warmth hugs your heart as you slowly sip a cup of tea with a few of your favorite friends. When vacationing in The Niagara Region, afternoon tea will become one of your new favorite things. With a mixture of sweet and savory towers of food, and extensive lists of tea, no matter which afternoon tea destination you choose, you will find that sense of peace and tranquility you've been looking for before you decided that tea was the way to go. Escape to The Prince of Wales' sophisticated Drawing Room for an elegant high tea afternoon, or take to the calmness of Starbucks, or anything in between. The beauty of tea is that it can be a sipped in a long, drawn out process, or it can be quickly gulped to ensure you make it to your next adventure. Each of these afternoon tea oasis' hope you'll stay the afternoon and really take in the beauty of spending an afternoon with friends and family. With an array of cute little triangle sandwiches, to a freshly baked scone, you will be in awe at how intricate the act of going for tea really is. Step into a world of sheer bliss as you enjoy a cup of tea at any one of these lovely spots. 

Willow Cakes & Pastries
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Afternoon tea at Willow Cakes & Pastries Shop can't get any more magical. As you walk through the doors of the shop, you smell sweetness all around. From freshly baked breads, to decadent desserts, you'll be mesmerized at how perfect the...  Read More



William's Fresh Coffee Shop is where you can find premium desserts, coffees and teas. Hang out here for the afternoon as you sip your luke warm tea, indulge your senses in a piece of chocolate cake, and take in the sweet smells of fresh coffee...  Read More

The Pie Plate Bakery & Cafe


The Pie Plate is one of the cutest spots in Niagara-on-the-Lake. With its quaint decor, wrap-around porch, and eclectic seats, if you have a love for pie, and tea, this is the place for you. Enjoy a piece of pie, and a cup of tea as you chill...  Read More



Built in the 1800's The McFarland House has stood as a monumental building along The Niagara Parkway. With its Georgian style decor, and lovely tea room, the place is what you would call a step back in time, in a good way. Enjoy afternoon tea...  Read More



The whole concept of Starbucks Coffee Culture is truly something to write home about. With its comfy, cozy chairs, unique coffee blends, and sophisticated teas, any Starbucks is always booming, no matter what time of day it is. Venture off to...  Read More



The Irish Tea Room is one of the best spots in Niagara on the Lake to enjoy a cup of tea, Irish style. Take to this quaint tea room, and you'll fall in love with how the Irish enjoy their afternoon tea. With an extensive tea menu, along with all...  Read More

The Savoy Room


Enjoy the timeless pleasure of spending the afternoon enjoying a pot of tea with some of your favorite friends and family. At The Savoy Room, located downtown St. Catharines, you'll take to the plethora of teas and sweet and savory dishes that...  Read More



The Drawing Room, located in The Prince of Wales Hotel, is one of the best places in The Niagara Region to enjoy the beauty of tea. With beautiful decor, picture-perfect views of Niagara on the Lake, and the simple nature of steeping tea, The...  Read More


Meet Melaina Gasbarrino

Melaina is a native to The Niagara Region. Though she's traveled the world, she loves coming home and experiencing the true beauty that The Niagara Region has to offer. From hikes through The...  More About Melaina