THE RITZ-CARLTON, TORONTO

181 Wellington Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G7 Canada
Phone:  +1 (416) 585-2500   •  Map & Directions
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Afternoon Tea


The tradition of Afternoon Tea - a midday refreshment, complete with small cakes, assorted sweets, bread and butter sandwiches, and fine tea - remains relatively unchanged since its origin in the 19th century. Some credit the Duchess of Bedford (1783-1857), a lady in waiting of Queen Victoria, as the one who introduced the ritual of Afternoon Tea to London, by inviting friends to join her for “tea and a walking in the fields”. This delightfully social and gourmand pastime sparked a trend that has continued to this day.

We invite you to walk in the shoes of the Duchess of Bedford and friends at DEQ Terrace and Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto.

Sloane Tea at DEQ Terrace & Lounge

Each Sloane Tea is individually sourced & blended by certified tea sommeliers. Chosen from hundreds of tea gardens, Sloane Teas are carefully processed using centuries old artisanal techniques. Our scented and blended teas are custom created by our own team of Certified Tea Sommeliers and culinary experts. As part of the development of our products, we have consulted with the Maître Nez (Head Nose) of one of France’s foremost perfumeries and trained at the Studio Des Fragrance in Grasse, France.

Try our unique My Blend Tea, custom blended for Spa My Blend by Clarins and available at DEQ.

Classic Tea $40
Assortment of savory and sweet delights
Selection of fine organic tea

Blush Tea $56
Assortment of savory and sweet delights
Selection of fine organic tea
Glass of Henry of Pelham, “Cuvée Catherine”

Posh Tea $72

Assortment of savory and sweet delights
Selection of fine organic tea
Glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow

Royal Tea $88
Assortment of savory and sweet delights
Selection of fine organic tea
Glass of Veuve Clicquot Rosé


18% gratuity will be applied to groups of 8 or more

Prices are subject to applicable government tax and gratuities.
Available Saturdays and Sundays
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Reservations are required

For inquiries and reservations, please call (416) 585-2500