Afternoon Tea in the Library Bar

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Fairmont Royal York has been providing the Afternoon Tea tradition since it opened in 1929. Tea is served on fine china along with hand-crafted sandwiches and fine pastries on Saturdays and Sundays in the Library Bar.

Historical Hotel Tour
We are pleased to offer our guests the opportunity to experience history firsthand with an exclusive and intimate tour of the hotel, all while learning interesting past and present facts.  Guests will embark on a journey through the hotel's fames Imperial Room, Canada's largest hotel kitchen, and Toronto's smallest bar.  Complimentary tours are available to guests of Library Bar following their Afternoon Tea service. 

Rooftop Garden Tour
During summer months, Afternoon Tea includes a chance to explore the hotel's famous rooftop herb garden 14 stories above ground. Starting Saturday June 20 until Labour Day weekend, rooftop tours will depart from the foyer outside Library Bar at 2pm and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. 

Please note: Our rooftop apiary and herb garden is only accessible by staircase. We apologize for this inconvenience for guests with accessibility needs.

Will you be arriving by car? Please note major roadwork is being completed in the area by the City of Toronto/Toronto Transit Commission. Click here for directions and more info.

Hours of Operation

Saturday & Sunday with seatings at 12pm, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Reservations recommended.

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For reservations or information please call (416) 860-5004.


Click here to view the Afternoon Tea Menu.
All menu items and prices are subject to change.

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