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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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6 Picton Street | Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The tea was OK but the food barely acceptable. The ham in sandwiches was either off or just bad quality, I couldn't decide which. The clotted cream was watery, and the butter completely melted - it surely had spent several hours outside the fridge, so...More

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JHarb-VintageHotels, Manager at The Drawing Room at the Prince of Wales Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Tania S, My sincere apology for such a bad afternoon tea experience you had in the drawing room. I have addressed the issues to my staff to insure it doesn't happen again. Sincerely, Mehdi Arefi Food & Beverage Supervisor

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The digs are definitely first class in the iconic Prince of Wales Hotel in downtown NOTL. The service was very good. The teas were very tasty. The sandwiches did not meet my expectations but the scones and desserts were good. Scones were served with butter,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BazRasty
Reviewed 14 July 2018

My wife and I have never had a proper tea service, and were excited to have this experience. The hotel is simply a must see, so ornate and luxurious! A perfect backdrop for The Drawing Room. The room was ornate, yet comfortable. We assummed that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank James J
JHarb-VintageHotels, Manager at The Drawing Room at the Prince of Wales Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Dear jamesljohnsonjr, It pleases me to hear that you have enjoyed your first high tea with us. At the Prince of Wales, we always do our best to meet and exceed our guests expectations. Thank you kindly, Mehdi Arefi Food & Beverage Supervisor

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I took my 5 year old granddaughter and it was just perfect. The selections of teas were amazing and the sandwiches and little goodies were very good..it’s halfprice during November making it a great value

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The space is beautiful and really amplifies the experience. The tea selection is small but great quality. The food was good, though I have had better selection (personal taste, not speaking to the quality). Service was excellent.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JillofToronto
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We had afternoon tea. The food was tasty. I know the room is suppose to be Victorian; however, it was not clean. The carpet was filthy....tear it up and display the hardwood. Couches could be vacuumed. For $36 per person you are paying for the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I took some visitors for high tea at the PoW. The service was first class all the way. Food was beautifully presented and very fresh, simple sandwiches like ham and cucumber were really good and the scone was excellent.The selection of teas were outstanding. The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My daughter treated me to the Prince of Wales high tea as a Christmas gift. The Drawing room was worth it alone- fresh cut roses everywhere in big silver bowls. The selection of teas was extraordinary- we both sampled teas we've never had before and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Wilma1957
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

If you ever visit Niagara Falls, Canadian Side, be certain to visit pretty town of Niagara on the Lake; there’s one Main Street, Picton. It’s less than half hour drive from the Falls. The Prince of Wales Hotel , very historic Victorian original from late...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank W4975PGdavidl
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had just arrived at Niagara at the Lake and were staying at the Prince of Wales Hotel. We decided to eat at the hotel dining room and enjoyed the open, airy room, the service and the tasty trout.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carol W
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Nishme-Stephen C
19 October 2018|
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Response from Shao-VintageHotels | Property representative |
Hi Nishme - we would be happy to accommodate your request. See you soon!
john d
19 August 2018|
Response from UpstateNyGrandma11 | Reviewed this property |
i have seen patrons dressed up and patrons in shorts so I would say no.
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.
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
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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