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Welcome to Cafe Cristal, a Parisian inspired Cafe that brings you back in time to cafes of the past. Come enjoy a delicious drink, dessert, crepe, or one of our many types of soups and paninis. The high quality products and service will keep you coming back to Ottawa's finest tea, coffee bar, and Eatery.
I finally visited Cafe Cristal with friends one day after driving by it every day on my way to work. First of all, the interior is beautifully decorated and the smell is just excellent. They had a large menu of crepes and all kinds of...More
I heard about this place by researching high tea in Ottawa area and wanted to avoid downtown for what we were doing.
So Barrhaven it was! I never knew this place existed and it was surprising. Really nice tea selection. High tea was 35. Approximately....More
Food: We had the high tea again. Sandwiches were OK. (I did not like the selection as much as last time. What is the deal with those crunchy pita strips?) Scones were great. Little desserts were still frozen solid. Why don't they make their own...More
I hadn’t been to Cafe Cristal before last week. It was suggested by a colleague as a spot to try in Barrhaven. The crepes coming off the griddle smelled so good I decided to try one and the coffee was very well done, flavourful and...More
We celebrated a special occasion here in early September. As a party of 20, I pre-arranged all the details and menu with Sophie one of Cafe's Owners. Despite the number of guests in the cafe, all of our custom coffee/tea beverages were crafted to perfection...More
Wonderful find! Good selection of teas. Delicious savoury crepes. Beautiful tile would throughout Six friends lingered for 3 hours. No pressure to leave on busy Thanksgiving Monday. Feeling thankful we found this spot!