Windsor Arms Hotel

Windsor Arms Hotel

18 St Thomas St (btwn Bloor St W & Charles St W), Toronto ON M5S 3E7, Canada
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
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  • prime
  • tea
  • celebs
  • scones
  • oysters
  • massage
  • indoor pool
  • intimate
  • chai
  • outdoor seating
  • fireplaces
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  • prix fixe menu
  • cocktails
  • vegan food
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  • Metro News

    Anglophiles should head to the Windsor Arms for high tea, where you can sip sparkling wine, nibble smoked salmon sandwiches, discuss the weather, and practice your Queen Mum impression. Read more

    Metro News · September 1, 2010
  • National Post

    TIFF Best bets: Once, the Courtyard was celeb central as the Yoohoo Cafe. Alas, no longer, but the Cafe along with Twenty Two and Prime will have licence extended to 4 a.m. Read more

    National Post · September 7, 2011
  • TIFF

    The Toronto International Film Festival was founded in the Windsor Arms Hotel in 1976, and the hotel's involvement in the Festival continues to this day.

    TIFF · August 28, 2013
  • Christine K.

    Enjoy traditional afternoon tea in the purple tea room - make sure the fireplace is going Read more

    Christine Korda · February 3, 2010
  • Rachel W.

    Had afternoon tea at the Windsor Arms Hotel

    Rachel Wellman · December 10, 2009
  • Sotheby's International Realty Canada

    This is the most authentic tea in the city. The Chai Arms tea, a special blend made specifically for The Windsor Arms, is a must-try.

  • Christine K.

    Stop by on Tuesdays for Oysters - $1.25 per oyster and special beverage surprises - 6pm to 10pm

    Christine Korda · July 6, 2010
  • Kara M.

    Try the Chai when you go for high tea. The spices are fragrant and delicious.

    Kara McIntosh · December 25, 2009
  • Sarah Y.

    High tea here rocks. 50$ a head when I went but a must-try. The Scones R to die for!

    Sarah Yu · August 8, 2010
  • Christine K.

    Relax on the spa terrace with a martini after having your nails done....Pure Decadence Read more

    Christine Korda · May 7, 2010
  • Katie P.

    Try the Sunday Brunch it is suppose to be amazing! Read more

    Katie Paterson · February 21, 2010
  • Christine K.

    Absolutely everything is great here

    Christine Korda · October 22, 2014
  • Winterlicious

    Join us at Prime in the Windsor Arms Hotel January 25 – February 7, 2013 for a delicious, 3-course, prix fixe meal as part of Toronto's Winterlicious. #LiciousTO

    Winterlicious · December 23, 2012
  • Shyndyg

    A favourite among those TIFF celebs who "want to be alone," this old school luxury boutique hotel is great for a cigar and a scotch after a long day of screenings Read more

    Shyndyg · September 6, 2012
  • ToryBurch

    An intimate, all-suite luxury hotel situated in the heart of the city, the historic 26-room Windsor Arms boasts pretty rooms, an indoor pool and a spa famous for its massages.

    ToryBurch · May 3, 2012
  • Christine K.

    Best vegan in town

    Christine Korda · December 17, 2011
  • Christine K.

    Try the new menu in Lounge 22 - U won't be disappointed!

    Christine Korda · November 2, 2010
  • Dayes W.

    Don't bother ordering the ahi tuna. The waitress said they haven't had it in a long time and owners should change the menu.

    Dayes W · July 14, 2010
  • John M.

    Try Prime Restaurant, the Steak and Creme Brulee are outstanding!Garlic Broccolini is a great side also...

    John McDonald · April 15, 2010
  • Chris S.

    One of the best places for couples massage in Toronto

    Chris Spiering · February 10, 2013
  • Christine K.

    Best afternoon tea in town

    Christine Korda · March 29, 2012
  • Andria M.

    Sit in the front bar, order the $1.25 oysters on Tuesday nights and see if you can get the grill cheese with gravy that's not on the menu (if Antony's working its a plus&enjoy the drinks)

    Andria Mendicino · November 30, 2010
  • Christine K.

    Great spot for your holiday party - dates still available

    Christine Korda · November 7, 2010
  • C B.

    Afternoon tea is good but I like the one at the Royal York better.

    C Bower · March 15, 2010
  • Christine K.

    Get the plater for sharing served in The Living Room. its #delish

    Christine Korda · February 24
  • Amanda R.

    Go for a drink here as the space is very cool but avoid the food unless it's snacks.

    Amanda Rose · February 2

    Is like a second home and people are super friendly...

  • Todd B.

    An awesome place for hosting #smwto

    Todd Burgess · September 27, 2013
  • Rob C.

    I've gone here several times over the years and the quality and service have declined. Chipped teapots? Leaving dirty dishes on the table? Not the experience for high tea that it should be.

    Rob C · August 11, 2013
  • Aimee Q.

    The scones and Devon cream with strawberry preserves are so, so good!

    Aimee Quenneville · January 26, 2013
  • Deb L.

    Who can deny the high tea is one of the best. There are also some great cocktail lounges and great for weddings

    Deb Lewis · August 31, 2012
  • Monica L.

    afternoon tea!

    Monica Lee · June 10, 2012
  • Sotheby's International Realty Canada

    If you like the hotel, you could live in the Windsor Arms Condominium Residences. Residents have access to all hotel amenities including 24 hour room service, housekeeping, salon and spa.

  • Laura C.

    Don't come here

    Laura CT · November 12, 2011
  • Jessica

    the full tea doesn't look like it's alot of food, but it's actually pretty filling! a very enjoyable experience if u don't mind spending $$ once in a while ($43+ tax pp on holiday). Read more

    Jessica · September 5, 2011
  • Danna B.

    High tea is lovely - try the rose earl gray

    Danna Barak · March 27, 2011
  • Andria M.

    Ask for th grilled cheese (no meat) w/ gravy for dipping. Not on the menu, but one of the best things "on" the bar menu

    Andria Mendicino · December 1, 2010

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