St. Regis prohibition

Go back in time to the Roaring Twenties at this new afternoon tea

This summer just got a whole lot more Instagrammable, thanks to the St. Regis Toronto. The launch of its Rhythm & Blooms pop-up will feature springy twists on the hotel’s ‘signature rituals’ like afternoon tea, live music and a brand new seasonal cocktail program. 

Swing by the hotel from April 22nd through to July 31st for a variety of signature events inspired by the Astors, The St. Regis founding family, who practiced these same traditions for centuries and, through time, have come to define the hotel collection.

St. Regis prohibition tea
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Join the St. Regis for Prohibition Afternoon Tea, taking place in the swanky Astor room decorated with blooming cherry blossom trees, shareable prohibition-era style ‘iced’ teapot cocktails, as well as a reimagined menu of spring-inspired sweet and savoury bites. The hotel’s lobby-lounge will also feature exquisite signature gin cocktails in partnership with Whitley Neill Gin, the UK’s #1 Selling Premium Gin, live jazz music on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and the daily champagne sabering ritual at 6:00 p.m. 

Afternoon Tea is available for $77 per person and takes place in Astor Lounge, located lobby-level, on Saturdays and Sundays. Prohibition Afternoon Tea is an add-on for $20 per teapot (serves two cocktails). 

Prohibition Tea
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Another St. Regis signature ritual, The Evening Ritual, has been given a special twist for spring. Along with the dramatic pop of the daily champagne sabering, Astor Lounge will offer signature gin and tonic cocktails inspired by cities around the world, from Whitley Neill Gin. The pop-up will also feature a new cocktail menu with fresh libations such as the Toronto 75 and the Caroline Sour, named after the Astor family matriarch, Caroline Astor, and featuring the hotel’s signature tea blend, Midnight Blossom tea-infused syrup. You can take part in The Evening Ritual seven days a week at 6:00 p.m. in the Astor Lounge. 

Space is limited for both events, and reservations must be booked in advance directly via OpenTable.

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