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Blue Willow Tea Shop

900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
+1 705-687-2597
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (56 reviews)
“scones” (25 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Canadian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch when driving from Niagara on the Lake to Algonquin Park. It was easy to find as was parking nearby. My husband and I weren't very hungry so we shared a soup with sandwich and a pot of tea. There was...More

Thank SarahBSSE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner of this property knows what she is doing. Friendly, quick service in a beautiful tearoom atmosphere, right on the shore of Lake Muskoka. Oh, and really good food!

Thank Catharine28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Egg salad sandwich with soup! The bread was perfection and comes from the local bakery! The setting is very peaceful! Our waitress was just fantastic and had a great sense of humour! We came twice - three weeks apart. Just as good the second time!

Thank Pleasureseakers
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice a little lunch place in Gravenhurst . Better reservation to get window seat. The place filled up very fast.

Thank jjl3333
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Such a lovely tea shop. The staff are welcoming and so accomodating. I enjoyed the chicken pot pie with a flaky puff pastry top, while my husband was very pleased with the daily special. The Irish Breakfast tea is flavourful and robust. We came back...More

Thank botleyrd
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Every year that I stay in grsvenhurst. My husband and j go for lunch and tea. I love the food and they have a large selections of teas. Very British. The staff is very welcoming. When visiting grsvenhurst I highly recommended you check out this...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place, the tea is good and they have all sort of flavours. the food was also good. Simple but good. It all served in English- style. The only thing that wasn't perfect is the design, the place looks like the owner designed...More

Thank Taliyariv
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Always a great place to eat with excellent staff. Good British food and atmosphere and of course the tea!!! Make a reservation or you might be looking for another place to eat!

Thank A5858FOkarent
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice view but cramped. Average food off the Sysco truck. Service was decent but slow. Lots of English kitchy decor. Boring menu, expensive and small portions. Much overrated.More

Thank 777DanielG
Susan B, Owner at Blue Willow Tea Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

I am sorry that you had such an underwhelming experience at the tea shop. It was hard to read your review since there were no redeeming features, It was especially difficult as I work with a team of people who really care about what we...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Blue Willow offers a great variety of food selections with wonderful, friendly service. From tea and crumpets to a full-blown afternoon British tea, the food is always fresh and great tasting! Reserve ahead!

Thank Dave R
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Nearby Attractions
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151 reviews
.70 km away
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307 reviews
.09 km away
Lake Muskoka
131 reviews
.70 km away
Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre
137 reviews
.42 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Bay St | Muskoka Bay Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Muskoka District  >  Gravenhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 705-687-2597
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Description
We are an English tea shop situated on Muskoka Wharf with a wonderful view of Lake Muskoka - right by the famous Steamships. We offer a variety of lunches including quiches, beef stew in a Yorkshire pudding, chicken pot pie, ploughmans lunch with English cheeses and of course sandwiches. Our most popular being the grilled brie and cranberry. We also offer an Afternoon Tea served on a two plated tier or High Tea served on a 3 plated tier. Details of our full menu can be found on the website. We serve wine and beer in the restaurant but not on the patio.
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