High Tea + High Tops - The Drake
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    High Tea + High Tops

    • Thu Jan 1st @ 11AM-4PM
    • The Drake Hotel
    • All Ages
    • $45PP ++

    Curated for tea connoisseurs and casual sippers. Every Sunday, indulge in sweet + savoury delights, different teas, jellies, and jams with some provisions from our friends at Foodpreneur Lab, a Canadian Black women-founded nonprofit dedicated to advancing racial and gender equity in the food sector. Beyond the tea, enjoy boozy cocktails + bottomless mimosas ($40PP) paired with nostalgic R + B, hip-hop throwbacks, jazz, and other sounds.

    (teapot cocktails + bottomless mimosas sold separately)


    • All guests are required to dine on the same menu
    • No substitutions
    • 2-hour seating per reservation, 20% auto grat applied to all bills

    ON THE MENU | curated for two guests | No substitutions | $45PP


    Ham + Cheese | Berkshire ham, Fiore di latte, arugula, onion jam, pepperoncini

    Jerk Chicken Slider | mango jerk marinade, toasted allspice cream cheese, escovitch, brioche

    Samosa | potatoes, cumin, peas, carrots, cardamom, chat masala, tamarind chutney, mint yogurt

    Shrimp Tostada | Fogo Island shrimp, mango, cucumber, lime, coriander, Anaheim peppers, corn tortilla


    Blueberry Scones | lemon, wild blueberries, strawberry rhubarb preserve

    Tomato + Rosemary Scones | sundried tomato, rosemary, parmesan, Lingnum honey butter


    Madeleine | lemon, citrus glaze

    Strawberry Cake | Japanese sponge, strawberry, mousseline cream, shiso

    Yuzu Lemon Tart | yuzu, lemon, basil


    Kenyan Chai (The Abibiman Project)

    Mamri (CTC) Kenyan Black Tea, dried ginger, cinnamon, cardamom + cloves

    Kericho Gold  + more



    Bottomless Mimosas | $40PP | 2hr seating

    Sparkling wine, orange or grapefruit juice


    breakfast martini | single serve | 18

    A riff on Salvatore Calabrese’s Classic cocktail and inspired by the Graffiti Table in the Modern Wing Lobby 

    Bombay Sapphire Gin, St. Germain Elderflower liquor, cranberry hibiscus compote, lemon, egg white


    porn star martini | single serve | 18 

    A riff on Douglas Ankrah’s modern classic from Townhouse in London and inspired by Evening Shadows and a Skittish Whisper by Stephanie Temma Heir 

    Grey goose, Lillet, passionfruit, vanilla, lime , sparkling wine


    summer blossom spritz | teapot | serves 5 | 80

    inspired by Untitled Wasteland by Melanie Luna with Grey Goose 

    Grey Goose La Poire, Cocchi americano, “Lignum” summer blossom Jamaican honey, lemon, seltzer, sparkling wine, dandelion bitters


    spill the tea | teapot | serves 5 | 80

    inspired by the Unremarkable Staircase by Owen Marshall 

    Bombay Sapphire gin, fino sherry, lemon, butterfly pea flower tea, pineapple, star anise, soda



    Italian spritz | alcohol-free | single serve | 12 

    Martini Vibrante non-alcohol aperitivo (<.05%), lemon, orange, seltzer, Martini Dolce 0.0 sparkling wine 

    spiced Arnold Palmer | teapot | zero proof | serves 5 | 30 

    24-hour cold brewed Kenyan Spiced Chai tea from The Abibiman Project, sencha, lemon, seltzer