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Royal Afternoon Tea & Tour

  • Royal Afternoon Tea and Tour


Love is in the air all month long with an extra sweet rendition of one of our most celebrated traditions; Afternoon Tea. Surprise your sweetheart (or your bestie) with a daytime date in the heart of Edmonton.

Sweetheart Tea & Tour (Weekend)
Enjoy a Valentine’s-themed Afternoon Tea, followed by a historic hotel tour.

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays from February 8th – March 5th
Seating times: 12:30PM and 2:30PM

Sweetheart Tea (Weekday)*
Enjoy a lighter rendition of our Valentine’s-themed Afternoon Tea.

Dates: Monday - Thursday from February 8th – March 5th
Seating time: 2:30PM

Reserve: (780) 429-6424 |
*Sweetheart Tea (Weekday) does not include a historic hotel tour. 


According to legend, one of Queen Victoria’s (1819-1901) ladies-in-waiting, Anna Maria Stanhope (1783-1857), known as the Duchess of Bedford, is credited as the creator of afternoon teatime.    

Because the noon meal had become skimpier, the Duchess suffered from “a sinking feeling” at about four o’clock in the afternoon. At first the Duchess had her servants sneak her a pot of tea and a few breadstuffs. Adopting the European tea service format, she invited friends to join her for an additional afternoon meal at five o’clock in her rooms at Belvoir Castle. The menu centered around small cakes, bread and butter sandwiches, assorted sweets, and, of course, tea. The practice of inviting friends to come for tea in the afternoon was quickly picked up by other social hostesses. 

We welcome you to join us in this Royal tradition and revel in the history and beauty of our downtown Edmonton landmark. Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea followed by a historic tour every Saturday and Sunday, including our very own spectacular Queen Elizabeth II Suite.*

*Based on availability 

Hours of Operation

Saturday and Sunday only: 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm


Reservations required. Please call 780-429-6424




(Please note, from February 8 - March 5, the Sweetheart Tea & Tour menu will only be available)

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Royal Tea & Tour 
$59 CAD


* if applicable
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