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Old Curiosity Tea Shop

91 Main St. North, Markham, Ontario L3P 1X7, Canada
(905) 472-9927
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English first
Toronto, ON
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

One of our favourite places to go for a nice cuppa with delicious sandwiches and scones. Wide selection of teas and Adam knows them well. You won't feel rushed as service is elegant,understated but efficient. My girls will often go here when everyone is in town.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was a lovely lunch and great service . Place was charming and loved the different teas. Adam was very friendly and helpful in assisting us to decide. Next time we will do the afternoon tea . The scones and baked goods were really great as well. Fun afternoon and will be returning for sure !

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had tea this past week with some friends here and it was awesome. The shop is adorable and the service was wonderful. They really seem to care a lot about their customers and make sure they're enjoying their experience. The server was also very polite and soft-spoken, which added to the atmosphere of this relaxing little tea shop. Tea was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have been going to this tea shop a very long time now, there are lots of teas to choose from, its a victorian setting, Adam and his staff are wonderful. You can book for a nice afternoon tea, or have breakfast which is excellent, my husband and i feels very satisfied after leaving this tea shop, a must to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went to Markham for my son's wedding. What a great experience so cozy and charming and a great cup of tea to take the cares of the day away. Adam was a great host and made us feel welcome and "at home". The sandwiches along with all the other goodies were delightfully good and the tea was wonderful. Coming... More 

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Markham, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A fun way for girls to have a special time together, chatting, laughing and enjoying a wonderful atmosphere, with great food, excellent choices and just the quaintest place you could find. Had High Tea at the Royal York, and this is far superior.

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Kitchener, Canada
Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

They have many choices for tea. I believe he said 70. The decor is neat - felt like we were in an old English tea shop. The sandwiches were pretty good. My favourite was the raisin bread with apple as well as raisin bread with celery & walnut. The other ones I was not as impressed with having been to... More 

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Markham, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a find on Main Street Markham. The food is delicious and the service excellent. Have been coming for years and it is always lovely. The food is fresh, lots of tea choices. A great place to sit with friends and catch up!

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I always have the most wonderful experience here. Excellent food and the most friendly and attentive staff. Afternoon tea is my favorite, love the selection of teas and sandwiches, then finishing with the most delicious scones and pastries is the best part for me. I've been coming here for over 35 years and the food and service is always great.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Had such a wonderful time we decided to go again a few days later. Lovely, fresh sandwiches with amazing fillings. Gorgeous desserts and the scones were incredibly fresh, served warm with an assortment of jams and REAL clotted cream. Attentive, welcoming service. We were also able to linger over our tea without feeling at all rushed.

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Additional Information about Old Curiosity Tea Shop

Address: 91 Main St. North, Markham, Ontario L3P 1X7, Canada
Phone Number: (905) 472-9927
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Markham
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen, English

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