The Empress Hotel is a magnificent Victorian building with lots of nooks, cranies, and three lovely dining areas. The Tea Salon, The Bengal Lounge, and Buffet Dining Room.
It is almost impossible to look at the very, very, British Empress Hotel and not think about tradtional afternoon tea. And the four courses served in The Tea Salon offer everything imagination calls for. It is also rather expensive at about $30 US per person and extremely popular.
I arrived around 11:00 on an August day during the tourist season and was relegated to the last seating in the windowless back room. The back room is very nice and has a splendid chandelier, but fee...Read More