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“A superb tea for a special occasion”
Review of Glenhyrst Gardens

Glenhyrst Gardens
Ranked #3 of 48 things to do in Brantford
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We wanted a small gathering for the women in our family to celebrate my niece's upcoming wedding. We thought that an afternoon tea would be perfect way to do this without being too bridal-shower-ish. We were are so very thrilled with our tea at The Golden Teapot. Linda was an amazing hostess from the moment she greeted us at the door. The room is small but beautifully decorated. The table setting was stunning. We opted for a low-tea, and this was certainly enough to fill our tummies (I don't think we would have finished the high-tea option). The sandwiches and sweets were delicious, as was the tea. We had two girls, ages 6 & 7, and Linda accommodated them with PB&J and PB&banana sandwiches! She also brought out tiaras for them (flower-girls-to-be) and for the bride-to-be. Linda was so kind and attentive, she made our afternoon very special. I cannot say enough about how wonderful the Golden Teapot is. You must go. Go now.

1  Thank Carobs
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

I would never have found this place, were it not for a scheduled event of the Red Hat Society. (Thanks Belles!)
I have had High Tea in several venues, including the Prince of Wales in Niagara-on-the-Lake, The Old Mill Inn and the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, and the Fairmont Empress in Victoria BC. I have no hesitation in saying that this quaint little tearoom can feel comfortable in the same group. Both service and food were fantastic! Do Yourself a favour, and make your way to the Golden Teapot..

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Having enjoyed high tea at The Ritz in London I wasn't expecting The Golden Teapot to compete but I am pleased to report that the experience was way beyond expectations. From the friendly personal welcome provided by Linda to the incredibly chic tableware - everything was just perfect. If you go for the high tea option prepare to take a good appetite. Just because the sandwiches are dainty it doesn't mean that the meal leaves you hungry. There are several courses and as much tea as you can drink. If you want to treat a special lady in your life to an elegant dining experience this venue will create a special memory for years to come. The co-location with an amazing gallery in a beautiful historic building with nature trails on the doorstep makes this an irresistible attraction for all.

2  Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Beautiful and well kept gardens. Wonderful walking paths and sitting areas. Small museum has art produced by local artists. Be sure to visit lower gardens.

2  Thank Bolte59
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

At Christmas time they have a huge light display to music. They also convert the tea house into a place to purchase Christmas gifts. In the summer, wedding photos are taken here and they have an art gallery in the main house (beautiful castle like), and a tea house to visit and sit for tea.

1  Thank Nancy R
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