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Blue Willow Tea Shop

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900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
+1 705-687-2597
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11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Barrie, Canada
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with friends for lunch. What a pleasant experience. Located on the waterfront, and definitely UK oriented, we were seated at a window table. Seats are backed with individualised decorating depicting different counties of England. Three of us had cream tea and one had Spinach and Herb Quiche with Caesar Salad. Cream Tea is served all day, and is... More 

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Thank Colin B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, wonderful ambiance, it was a tad cold in the restaurant today but the hot perfectly blended tea warmed us up. Scones are amazing! It was worth the drive from Toronto!

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Thank janeth402
Port Sydney, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A very pleasant experience and a lovely place to eat. Waitress very friendly and food delicious. Love to take my english friends there for lunch.

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Thank Pat R
Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Lovely spot for lunch, with daily specials that are interesting and delicious. Features include a quiche, soup, salad, scone of the day and they all sounded tasty. Service was excellent. Enjoyed the soup of the day and a quiche, it was very nice. Had a scone and cup of tea for dessert. Was a bit disappointed that the strawberry jam... More 

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Thank Bikerbelle B
Bracebridge, ON
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Although the food is always good, I agree it can be pricey. But the lunch combo of half a tuna melt with soup is great value! Tends to fill up quickly as there are only about a dozen tables, so earlier is better. Friendly staff, fabulous view, overall very pleasant ambiance.

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Thank donclem
Port Severn, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Firstly you notice the cleanliness as soon as you walk in, the waitress was really attentive and on the ball, good customer service. Food was delicious, we had high tea. My only complaint would be the price for the quantity, which is why I likely won't be back. It was delicious don't get me wrong, just a little pricey for... More 

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Thank Camodoodler1
Muskoka Lakes, Canada
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Quaint small Tea room on the Gravenhurst waterfront, overlooking Lake Muskoka. Great for English afternoon tea, with scones, jams, cakes and finger sandwiches, Affable service and nice price point.

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Thank flopsyone
Muskoka District, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

its small its quaint and its a tea room. However i found it a bit cramped being so little tables . The decor is a little busy for my taste but i was not there for me . We were there for my moms birthday and she enjoyed herself and for that i say thank you . The food did... More 

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Thank remingtonb01
Niagara Falls, Canada
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145 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

If you enjoy Tea Rooms you will enjoy the Blue Willow Tea Room located on the Muskoka Bay Wharf in Gravenhurst. We had a window seat with a million dollar view of Lake Muskoka. Lovely blue coloured Willow China. Had a pot of tea and cranberry scone that was very enjoyable. Highly Recommended.

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Thank RickyLeeca
Hamilton, Canada
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352 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Blue Willow Tea Shop is a quaint tea shop in Gravenhurst. We had a very pleasant dining experience. We ordered afternoon tea for my Mom's birthday and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The food was made to order and there were modifications based on food allergies. The serving staff checked with us consistently to ensure that everything was going well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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