Toronto’s best restaurants for brunch and high tea on Easter Sunday

With spring in the air and Easter on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to head out for a tasty meal with your loved ones. This Easter long weekend,  let Toronto’s top chefs do the hard work for you and indulge in one of the many delicious and decadent brunches and high teas happening around the city.

TOCA, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Toca will host a special brunch buffet in a new space on the 2nd floor foyer featuring delicious treats such as large chocolate sculptures, a chocolate fountain, and a multi-tier seafood display. Scheduled for Sunday, March 31st, with two sessions from 12-2 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m, the buffet will offer various stations including a bread station with homemade rolls and breads, a sustainable seafood bar featuring poached lobster tails, shrimp, snow crab claws and fresh shucked oysters, a Carving Station offering slow-roasted prime rib and roasted Ontario free-range turkey breast and more.

Louix Louis

St. Regis Toronto will be hosting an elevated Easter Brunch for $180 per couple. Available March 30- April 1. Guests can enjoy a grazing station featuring fresh fruits, baked pastries, and decadent desserts. Other indulgences include truffle eggs Benedict, Canadian beef prime rib roast and sinfully delicious maple crepes.

Auberge du Pommier

If classic French food is your jam, upscale restaurant Auberge du Pommier is inviting guests to indulge in a four-course lunch on Sunday, March 31 from 11 a.m. until  3 p.m..  On offer is chef Solomon Mason’s collection of modern bites rooted in classic French fare, including chicken-stuffed morels and spring lamb saddle to an elevated carrot cake.

Reign

From March 29 to March 31, REIGN presents dinner specials including Pate en Croute and Braised Ontario Lamb Shank. On Easter Sunday, the restaurant offers a lavish brunch buffet showcasing fresh fruit, pastries, frittata and more, complemented by made-to-order Benedicts and omelettes, available from noon until 2 p.m.

W Living Room at W Toronto

W Toronto’s high-tea has received a beauty-inspired makeover this Easter.  Guests can indulge in the menu’s signature edible strawberry ‘lipstick’ and raspberry lemon tarts along with Easter twists like carrot macarons, lamb carpaccio toast and ruby fudge bunnies. All of these goodies are delivered to the table in a custom makeup case, including a choice of premium floral loose-leaf teas.

Old Mill


Curated by the pastry chef to represent their English roots, Old Mill’s Easter edition afternoon tea’s decadent menu includes sweets like carrot cake hazelnut financier and Italian citrus ricotta tartlet, savoury scones and sandwiches like the coronation chicken and the house-made beet salmon gravlax.  Click here for more info.Available Dates: March 28 and March 30.

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