I have been to this tea house 3 times before and enjoyed it each time. My daughter and I went Monday Sept. 17, 2012 and did not enjoy it. My daughter told the owner she was real thirsty and wanted a cold drink and ordered a certain type of cold drink for right then and an a tea to be served with her meal. I ordered tea. The 'cold' drink came after a wait along with her tea. The drink was pretty but was very warm with ice cubes. The lady said I did not have any time to get it cold so i put ice cubes in it. When my daughter tried it she said it is still warm and I told her I wanted a real cold drink as I was thirsty. We called her over and asked for more ice cubes or? I ordered soup and a sandwich special - asking for smoked salmon. She said I don 't have that as I did not want to defrost a big piece in case it did not get used. Why did she not freeze it in smaller pieces or take it off the menu? My soup was good but only luke warm. My daughter ordered the special and when it came the bun was burnt on the bottom and the portapella mushrooms were fried to death and tasted really oily. She ate a bite or two and could not eat it as the taste was terrible. When the owner cleared the plates, she did not ask my daughter why she had not eaten her food, just do you want dessert. We declined and went to Tim Horton's due to lack of time so my daughter could get an decent sandwich. Hopefully this was just a bad day for the tea house as it is a great asset to Orillia, and to this time I had only heard good things about it.
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