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White Lions Tea House

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33 Westmount Drive North, Orillia, Ontario, Canada
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8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Description: This teahouse opened several months ago and the lady owner has completely...
This teahouse opened several months ago and the lady owner has completely renovated the old restaurant site and made it completely bright inside, and very attractive overall. The food consists of soups, salads, numerous types of sandwiches, plus a hot entree each day, and of course numerous teas, and other drinks, plus home made desserts. Food is extremely good
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cute tea house with nice food and tea!

Love this little tea house! Great selection of loose leaf teas, and nice home baking and I love the soup and sandwich combo. Would recommend this place for the ladies :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Love this little tea house! Great selection of loose leaf teas, and nice home baking and I love the soup and sandwich combo. Would recommend this place for the ladies :)

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Orillia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This tea house is very clean and attractive, the staff quite personable and friendly, the food is basic English ( no real English accents )

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Thank Jim R
orillia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Met with some lovely, easy going friends here to celebrate a birthday on Saturday morning, with reservations made well in advance. The owner was very upset to see me come in because she had not set enough places at the table and had to get an extra chair. I didn't want to upset the party, and was made to feel... More 

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3 Thank katrina g
Orillia, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I attended a birthday tea given by a friend who invited about 12 of us to be part of this celebration. The owner had baked only 10 scones that morning (only 10 on Easter weekend??) - a mix up maybe in the numbers attending and the owner was very upset that 2 more were there. The owner was also upset... More 

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3 Thank Judy H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I came with my family visiting from England in February, and I must say it was lovely. The soup and sandwiches were great, as was the tea. The cupcakes at the end however, were not so great. But I did like the fact that they donate so much from every cupcake to the local cat shelter. I don't know, it... More 

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4 Thank Shannon S
orillia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been to the tea room on five different occasions and have not once been disappointed with the food, the service or the atmosphere. The menu caters to all different diets and preferences. Simply heaven to the tea lovers and coffee variations are also available. It is so nice to have a healthy choice when dining out with reasonable... More 

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1 Thank valerie905
Orillia, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

so disappointed! took my auntie for tea and the owner talked down to her each time she asked a question!! our finger sandwiches were without flavour !!! this was my 3rd visit as i believe in giving people a chance to redeem themselves....i will never go back and highly recommend to anyone that it is to be avoided!!!

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7 Thank Sherry A
Bracebridge, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I went to this location for a special 50th birthday party event. I read the reviews and was excited to visit. The owner was beyond rude. She insisted we pick purses up from the floor. With my daughter being young she had a diaper bag beside her with her special toys and this women made me move her bag of... More 

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10 Thank Dana H
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

I've been here several times when visiting Orillia. Talking with the owner, I realize the effort that has been put in to this tea cafe. This is apparent, not just in the food, but in the overall atmosphere, important to my choice of where to spend my time. The mushroom soup is very good and the egg salad with cucumber... More 

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Thank NORTHAMERICAN1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

After my last review, I had decided to give this little place a skip but a good friend wanted a spot of tea and we where in the neighbourhood. What a change, this time the owner Laurie was there and immediately made us feel comfortable and welcome. The scones must have been baked that morning as they where fresh and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Westmount Drive North, Orillia, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: British, Canadian

Description

This teahouse opened several months ago and the lady owner has completely renovated the old restaurant site and made it completely bright inside, and very attractive overall. The food consists of soups, salads, numerous types of sandwiches, plus a hot entree each day, and of course numerous teas, and other drinks, plus home made desserts. Food is extremely good
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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