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Afternoon Tea

Discover the time-honoured tradition of afternoon tea in a spectacular setting at Fairmont Banff Springs. We’ve designed our take on the classic ceremony with you in mind. Experience a culinary journey featuring our finest loose-leaf teas accompanied by an assortment of Victorian scones, dainty finger sandwiches, and more.

405 Spray Avenue
Banff, Alberta T1L 1J4

Daily | 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Includes a choice of

    • Mission Hill Brut Sparkling Wine, Canella Prosecco, Varichon & Clerc Rose or Seedlip French 75
  • Lot 35 Tea Blends

    • 1907 Orange Pekoe
      Bright, brisk and lively with excellent flavour. Speaks to its pedigree of seasonal tea from Sri Lanka and Kenya.
    • Creamy Earl Grey
      A remarkably heady earl grey tempered with wickedly delicious cream flavour. One cup is not enough.
    • Imperial Breakfast
      The perfect breakfast tea with burgundy depth and malt highlights. Bold and robust with a bright golden cup.
    • Liza Hill Darjeeling
      A delicate cup with a distinctive 'muscatel' grape character. Hints of currant create an almost wine like taste.
    • English Breakfast (decaffeinated)
      A perfect all day breakfast blend. Bright and brisk featuring a flowery peokoe grade leaf.
    • Goddess Oolong
      A distinctive light cup that has hints of orchid- like flavour. Excellent for quiet moments.
    • Kyushu Japan Sencha
      Spring harvest yields a deliciously vegetative green tea with buttery smoothness.
    • Ontario Icewine
      Alive with riesling and berry notes. Finishes with a silky white tea smoothness.
    • Masala Chai
      Rich with deep mouth feel. Opens with light ginger heat and finishes on a savory cardamom note.
    • Jet Lag
      Using what nature provides for a little pick me up. Mint highlights with recharging ginger notes.
    • Egyptian Camomile
      Delightfully aromatic with an expressive wild apple- like character. Pale cup.
    • Oregon Mint
      Cool, pungent and lively. Immensely captivating. The pedigree of the worlds best mint.
    • Joie de Provence
      An enchanting herbal rooibos tea. Fruity ripe berry notes balanced with mild lavender.
    • Floras Berry Garden
      Full flavoured with deep berry notes. The cup is burgundy red providing strength and character.
    • Market Fresh
      Summer in a cup. Sweet watermelon notes are complimented with mellow accents of cucumber and gazpacho. Stunningly delicious.
    • Bella Coola Punch
      Orange notes and highlights of velvety sweet pineapple evoke passionate memories.
  • Reserve Lot 35 Tea Blends

    • Dream Doves Silver Needle | $8
      A white tea with body, light butter highlights with honey and white flower notes. Only grown in April.
    • Golden Yunnan Hills | $6
      Superb early season Yunnan black tea. Opens with oak highlights and finishes like a mild peaty speyside.
    • Madame Butterfly | $9
      Superb early season Yunnan black tea. Opens with oak highlights and finishes like a mild peaty speyside.
  • Afternoon Tea

    85 PER PERSON | Includes choice of Mission Hill Brut Sparkling Wine (upgrade to Champagne for $17) or Seedlip French 75 (non-alcoholic)
    • Freshly Baked Scones (Vegetarian)
      Orange zest + blueberry j am + clotted cream
    • Salmon Gravlax
      English cucumber + lemon dill labneh + pickled onions
    • Oven Roasted Heirloom Tomato (Vegetarian)
      Balsamic aioli + garden herbs
    • Organic Egg Salad (Vegetarian)
      Baby spinach + scallion aioli + manns eggs
    • Mushroom & Summer Truffle (Vegetarian)
      Whipped feta + tarragon
    • Devilled Ham
      Cornichons + grainy mustard
    • Lemon Tart
      Custard + sable
    • Haskap Canele (Gluten Free)
      Lavender + white chocolate
    • Chocolate Mousse (Gluten Free + Vegetarian)
      Pine nuts + smoked caramel
    • Strawberry Choux (Vegetarian)
      Mascarpone + white chocolate + basil
    • Madeleines (Vegetarian)
      Raspberry + vanilla + pistachio + caramel
  • Junior Afternoon Tea

    42 PER CHILD available to children 12 and under
    • Freshly Bakes Scones (Vegetarian)
      Orange zest + blueberry jam + clotted cream
    • Hazelnut Financier
    • English Cucumber (Vegetarian)
      Cream cheese + lemon + dill
    • Organic Egg Salad (Vegetarian)
      Cornichon + fresh herbs
    • Roasted Turkey
      Swiss cheese + aioli
    • Hummus & Carrot (Vegetarian)
    • Nutella & Raspberry (Vegetarian)
    • Red Velvet (Vegetarian)
      Brownie + cream cheese
    • Orange Creamsicle Mousse (Gluten Free)
    • Blueberry Shortcake (Vegetarian)
      Vanilla + lemon
    • Chocolate Cake (Vegetarian)
    • Bear Truffles (Vegetarian)
      Polar Bear - lemon cream cheese filling, Black Bear - dark chocolate ganache, Grizzly Bear - vanilla caramel
  • Champagne & Sparkling

    • 5oz BTL
    • Gardet Cuvée Tradition Brut
      $36 $85
      Champagne, France 375ml
    • Mission Hill Brut
      $20 $90
      Okanagan, Canada
    • Canella Prosecco
      $15 $68
      Veneto, Italy
    • Bollinger Spéciale Cuvée Brut
      -- $184
      Champagne, France
    • Dom Pérignon Brut 2009
      -- $475
      Champagne, France
  • Rose

    • 5oz BTL
    • Gérard Bertrand Pays d’Oc Gris Blanc
      $16 $72
      Languedoc-Roussillon, France | Dry, Subtle, Elegant
    • Peyrassol Cuvee Des Commandeurs
      -- $82
      Cotes de Provence, France | Dry, Floral, Fruity
woman selecting a dessert during afternoon tea

Junior Afternoon Tea

Bring the kids along to enjoy a special kid-friendly afternoon tea menu featuring sweet herbal teas, delicious sandwiches, and irresistible desserts. Junior Afternoon Tea is available to children 12 and under at a cost of $42 per child.