If you've been known to binge Downton Abbey, read Harry Potter more than once, and actually like the rain, you may be British at heart. While we can't always hop on a plane and jet off to jolly old England, we can indulge in some UK traditions right here in Toronto. You'll feel as though you've been whisked away across the pond at these Toronto high tea spots.

If you fancy a cup of hot tea, look no further than these charming places. 

You'll feel like royalty while sipping tea at these venues that are straight out of London.

Put on your fanciest hat and enjoy tiers of treats and warm brews that are worthy of Violet Crawley herself.

There's nothing more British than afternoon tea inside a castle, and you can live out your London dreams at Casa Loma's afternoon tea this winter.

The palace is offering an enchanting experience complete with a massive 20-foot cake tower. 

If you're looking for a more cozy tea spot to visit during the cooler months, you can check out these places around the city that will warm your heart.

Tea enthusiasts can't miss out on the Toronto Tea Festival happening next month, which offers hundreds of tea-lightful flavours

Windsor Arms

Price: $40 - $50 per person

Cuisine: High tea

Address: 18 St Thomas St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Put on your fanciest hat and sip tea all day in this elegant setting.


Kitten & The Bear

Price: $24.50 per person

Cuisine: Tea, sandwiches

Address: 1414 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: With fresh-baked buttermilk scones and quaint decor reminiscent of an English cottage, you may develop a British accent after spending time here.


The Old Curiosity Tea Shop

Price: Prices vary

Cuisine: British

Address: 91 Main St. N., Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy the specialty Victorian afternoon tea with warm scones, cookies, and cakes.


Old Mill & Spa

Price: $39 per person

Cuisine: Afternoon tea

Address: 9 Old Mill Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Sit back with a cuppa and house-made scones in this enchanting historic setting.


My Cup Of Tea 

Price: Prices vary

Cuisine: Sandwiches, tea

Address: 360 Hwy 7 unit 11, Richmond Hill, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like royalty in this whimsical venue, where you can get afternoon tea served in bird cages.


Casa Loma

Price: $40 per person

When: February 1-2, February 8-9, 2020

Address: 1 Austin Ter., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: It doesn't get more British than sipping tea inside a castle, and you can indulge in a 20-foot cake tower at Casa Loma's Afternoon Tea this winter.


Laduree

Price: $50

Cuisine: Macarons, tea

Address: 3401 Dufferin St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Feel like royalty in this colourful setting, where you can enjoy macarons and other fine pastries.


After Queen Tea Shop

Price: Prices Vary

Cuisine: Tea, desserts

Address: 7355 Bayview Ave., Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: This British-inspired tea shop will transport you to London as soon as you step through the door. With quaint decor and traditional tea, this spot is a must-visit.

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