Between all the talk of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry moving to Canada, you might have the UK on the brain. But you don't need to jet off to Europe to wear a fancy hat and sip Earl Grey. There are plenty of spots where you can enjoy a three-tiered tray brimming with scones, pastries and savoury treats. To help you figure out where to go next, we've made a list of Edmonton high tea spots because they will make you feel like you're brunching in London.
The next time you are looking for something to do or a cute date spot, you need to give this British tradition a try. It is a perfect social activity as you can eat pastries, mini sandwiches and other treats.
Luckily for us, around town, we have a diverse range of options for any budget. We have chic British teas where you'll want to wear a fancy hat. Or more laid back options where you can eat an Instagram-worthy cheesecake that looks like a cup of tea.
For the ultimate London vibes, you can head to Edmonton's very own castle. Inside the luxurious Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, you will feel like royalty.
Here are the best places in our city that you won't want to miss experiencing:
Address: 10932 119 St. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: They offer a monthly High Tea along with special event services where you can a selection of tasty sweet and savoury items.
Reinette Café & Patisserie
Address: 301 Woodvale Rd. W., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: They have an affordable afternoon tea which is just $20 where you can fill up on a variety of baked goods like Madeleines, scones, and macarons.
The Vintage Fork
Address: 11153 Saskatchewan Dr. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: You'll enjoy relaxing over a leisurely tea in their sunny dining room. Their afternoon tea tray comes with four savoury items, two scones, three desserts plus a pot of tea.
La Boule Patisserie
Address: 8020 101 St. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: This incredible bakery has a drooly-worthy selection of baked goods fit for royalty.
Duchess Bake Shop
Address: 10718 124 St., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: While only their sister restaurant Cafe Linnea, offers afternoon tea you can still enjoy a cozy cup of tea and some sweet macarons and cookies at Duchess Bake Shop.
Address: 10991 124 St., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: It is a charming plant-filled space where you can get a cup of tea and some yummy baked goods.
Swiss to Go
Address: 4306 118 Ave. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: For the most eye-catching treats you need to visit Swiss to Go which sells cheesecakes that look like tiny cups of tea.
The Art of Cake
Address: 11811 105 Ave. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: The offer a traditional English high tea with an incredible selection of bite-sized treats that are almost too pretty to eat.
Baked Harmony Cafe & Bakery
Address: 10571 114 St. NW. #21, Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: This bakery specializes in low sugar treats, which is perfect for all of you who are trying to watch their sugar intake.
The Harvest Room
Address: 10065 100 St. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: It is hard to beat tea at Edmonton's own castle the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald.
Ernest's at NAIT
Cuisine: Fine dining
Address: 10701 118 Ave. NW., Edmonton, AB
Why You Need To Go: Throughout the year, this spot has unique afternoon tea events where you will want to don your fanciest hat and sip your cup of earl grey.