You don't need to travel to London to indulge in some of the finer things in life. Put on your gloves and sunhats, because you can sip high tea like royalty on this Ontario patio. Boasting stunning views of the water, this tea shop will transport you to another era. Ontario's patio high tea is steeped in charm.
With patio dining becoming the new trend of the summer, it's time to move your teatime plans outdoors.
The Blue Willow Tea Shop is a quaint, waterfront store in Gravenhurst that offers high tea and lunch.
The shop is located at the Gravenhurst Wharf and boasts beautiful views of the water.
Like many places across the province, dining inside is a no-go for now.
However, the patio is currently open, so you can take your tea-sipping outdoors.
The charming decor will whisk you away to England, and you can feel like the Queen herself as you enjoy warm teas and a variety of goods.
The Traditional High Tea costs $28.95 per person and comes with an assortment of sandwiches, scones, and sweets.
You can also indulge in Afternoon Tea for $18.95 per person.
A variety of salads and sandwiches are available for lunch, as well as tasty desserts like Lemon Lavender Cheesecake and Sticky Toffee Pudding.
The patio is also licenced, which means you can sip on a traditional UK beer while gazing out at the view.
After dining, check out the vintage boutique, which offers antiques, imported British goods, and more.
The shop is open from Wednesdays to Sundays for all your tea-sipping needs.
Another waterfront patio worth checking out this summer is the Boathouse Seafood Restaurant. It will make you feel as though you're vacationing in Miami.
Visit this charming patio for some High Tea and a jolly good time!
The Blue Willow Tea Shop
Cuisine: High Tea, lunch
Address: 900 Bay St., Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst, ON
Why You Need To Go: Take your tea-time outdoors on this gorgeous waterfront patio.