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Tea House at the Turner Pavilion

Tea House at the Turner Pavilion, Royal Botanical Gardens

Surrounded by Hendrie Park‘s innovative Rose Garden, the newly renovated Tea House offers an ideal spot to relax in nature’s tranquility while enjoying lunch, afternoon tea, or a sweet treat.

Reservations  Menu  Drinks  F.A.Q.s

Plan Your Visit

Reservations

Reserve your space through OpenTable. Reservations are highly recommended, especially on weekends. Walk-ins accepted based on availability.

Hours

  • Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Monday & Tuesday

*Exceptions may apply. See full hours below.

Location

Find the tea house in the heart of the Rose Garden in Hendrie Park (enter via RBG Centre)

680 Plains Road W. Burlington.

Exceptions may apply. Check back before your visit.

Today’s Hours

Seasonal Hours

  • Open Wed to Sun, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mon & Tues (Jan 1 to Dec 31)

Exceptions

  • Dec 24 Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., last admission 2 p.m.
  • Dec 25 Christmas Day: Closed
  • Dec 26 Boxing Day: Closed
  • Jan 1 New Year's Day: Closed

Find the Tea House in the heart of Rose Garden, in the centre of Hendrie Park.

Phone: 905-527-1158 ext. 334

Email: info @rbg.ca

The Tea House is located in the heart of the innovated Rose Garden in Hendrie Park, RBG’s largest garden area. Hendrie Park has something for everyone; this garden truly illustrates the diversity of both plants and garden design.

Download accessible PDF visitor guide

Map of Hendrie Park and RBG Centre
  • teahouse
  • Granola salad
  • looking down at a set tea table with a tin of tea in the centre
  • closeup of charcuterie plate with meats, cheese, grainy mustard, and floral decor
  • Display of tea cup, tea tins, and garden decor

Drink Menu

The Teas

12 oz sachets $5.50, 20oz Pots $8.50

  • Royal Blend Tea
  • Bold Breakfast
  • Citron Calm
  • Classic Green
  • Earl Grey Classic
  • Ginger Twist
  • Heavenly Cream
  • Marrakesh Mint
  • Peaches & Cream

Iced Tea (12oz) $5.50

Coffee

  • Brewed Coffee $3
  • Iced Coffee (12oz) $5
  • Espresso $4
  • Americano $4
  • Cappuccino $5
  • Latte $5
  • Milk Substitutes $0.75

Wine

Rotating wine list available

Cocktails & Bar

  • Rose Garden Sbagliato $14
    Sparkling Rosé | Lillet Blanc | Sweet White Vermouth
  • Espresso Martini $11
    Kahlua | Smirnoff Vodka | Propeller Coffee Co. Turbo Espresso
  • Mimosa $11
    Peller XOXO Sparkling Wine | Orange Juice
  • Lavender Collins $13
    Lavender & Juniper Gin | Contreau | Lavender Simple Syrup | Soda
  • French 75 $13
    Peller XOXO Sparkling Wine | Dillan’s Dry Gin | Lemon Juice
  • The Rock Sour $13
    Gretzky Red Cask Whisky | Lemon | Simple Syrup | Peller Cab Merlot Float
  • Paper Plane $14
    Bullet Burbon | Aperol Apértif | Amaro Montenegro | Lemon Juice
  • Premium / Import Bottles $7
  • Craft Cans & Ciders $9

Royal Blend Tea

In collaboration with Sloane Tea.

A blend of rooibos and French florals. Inspired by the Rose Garden in Hendrie Park, enjoy the floral sweetness of this proprietary blend.

Enjoy a cup in the tea house, or purchase a full tin from Shop at the Gardens!

Local, Sustainable

At Royal Botanical Gardens, we believe in being stewards of our environment and partners in our community. We source local products (including our own garden produce), partner with local farms and dairies as well as use eco-friendly, sustainable products throughout the facility and grounds.

We ask that you join us in our goal of preserving and enhancing the beauty of our environment by utilizing the recycle stations located throughout Royal Botanical Gardens.

Tea House FAQs

Where is the Turner Pavilion Tea House Located?

The tea house is located in Hendrie Park; enter at RBG Centre, 680 Plains Road W.

Parking is available on-site, included in your visit.

Is the Tea House/Garden accessible?

The Tea House at the Turner Pavilion in Hendrie Park is fully accessible. Access to Hendrie Park is through the main doors of RBG Centre, descending through the Atrium via stairs or an elevator.

All garden paths are either paved, or made of finely packed gravel, suitable for wheelchairs and walkers meant for outdoor use. Areas with stairs can be accessed by travelling around that garden area to where sloped paths are available.

For convenience RBG has a limited number of wheelchairs available for loan. Wheelchairs are available on a first come basis and may not be reserved in advance. It is recommended guests bring their own wheelchairs. 

Accessible parking spaces are available outside RBG Centre.

If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact us at 905-527-1158. 

Are reservations required?

Reservations are highly recommended to avoid disappointment. Walk-ins accepted based only on availability.

Is admission required to access the Tea House?

Guests with a Tea House reservation will be granted access to Hendrie Park at the time of their reservation, no additional admission required. Please present your OpenTable confirmation upon entry.

If you choose to explore the gardens prior to, or after your reservation, please visit the admissions desk to purchase full garden admission, or purchase online.

Is there a benefit for Members?

RBG Members receive 10% off their meal at RBG’s three on-site restaurants. To qualify for a discount, please show your membership card while ordering.

Can I book with a large group / rent out the full space?

The Teahouse is a very small space; for a standard daytime visit, the teahouse is unable to accommodate groups larger than 8.

Interested in renting the teahouse for your occasion? Here are some important things to know:

  • Maximum of 35 people
  • Bookings required at least 3 months prior
  • Only full-day buyouts are possible; half-day / partial rentals are currently unavailable.
  • For more information or to make a booking, please leave a message with our Food and Beverage Coordinator at 905-527-1158 ext. 543

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