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Alforno Afternoon Tea, Calgary, AB

Alforno Afternoon Tea

4.4
4.4
237 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Afternoon Tea
Located in the heart of Eau Claire Alforno Cafe is now offering an afternoon tea experience, inviting guests to unwind and enjoy freshly brewed teas, pastries and finger sandwiches made in house.

$40 per person

Join us Thursday - Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm (Reservation required). We can't wait to see you!

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Afternoon Tea, Contemporary European, Contemporary Italian
  • Hours of Operation
    Thu–Sun 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (403) 454-0308
  • Payment Options
    Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Errin Massolin
  • Neighbourhood
    Downtown
  • Cross Street
    7 Street SW
  • Parking Details
    Street paid parking during the day, free in evening after 6:00pm
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Afternoon Tea

    $40.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Afternoon Tea at Alforno Eau Claire Parties of 5 or more please call the restaurant to book (403) 454-0308 222 7 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0E4

What 237 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 3.7Service
  • 3.8Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

237 Reviews
  1. AndreaJ

    Manitoba

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was delicious with generous servings. The staff was very nice.

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  2. Mimi

    Calgary

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    I really enjoyed my time here for afternoon tea. I was really impressed by the sandwiches. I normally don’t like croissants but it was delicious - really buttery and fluffy.i also really liked the tea! I got the Rooibos and it had a slight vanilla taste - didn’t need to add any cream or sugar and enjoyed as is.

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  3. KathyL

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience from the place setting to the food to the service. Would definitely recommend to anyone and everyone

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was excellent! Nice selections and variety- all the classics for afternoon tea and more. The portions were generous and the presentation was lovely. The eclectic China dishes are beautiful. Sadly, the experience lacks ambiance. Despite this, it is an excellent value and I’d recommend!

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  5. NicolaB

    Calgary

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    I booked this afternoon tea to take my daughter out for a treat. When we arrived it was so busy and our table was not ready. When we were taken to our table it was not ready and mistook us for a table of 6 even though there was just us two standing there. We waited again and finally got to our table late. We got our tea and cakes and left to our own devices. We did not speak to anyone again and I had to flag down our server to get me a box and tell her we were done. She brought the box and I expected to get the bill at that time. We waited for 30 more mins and still did not see her so I got up to ask another server if I could pay, she said she would get our server. She didn’t come and then 10 more mins went by and she showed someone else to the table next to me and I tried to get her attention but she looked away and went back down stairs. I got up and went downstairs so I could pay. Our server was on the till helping someone so I lined up for 10 more mins and another person on the till asked to help me so I explained I wanted to pay and she said sorry you will have to wait for your server. I got back in line and waited for the customer in front to be done and when I finally got to the till my server did not acknowledge my long wait or anything. It was 50 mins from the time I got the box till I paid and left. I realize the place was busy but paying $40 per person for this tea, I would have expected better or at least any service. If you don’t have the staff to look after these afternoon tea customers then you shouldn’t be offering it. I am very disappointed in what should have been a lovely afternoon spent with my daughter.

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  6. Lori

    Calgary

    31 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We love afternoon tea and Alforno has a lovely one at a reasonable price! Lots of tasty bits with a good variety of flavours and textures. We only wished that the tea selection was better. Besides that, service was good (we didn’t expect much because it was a busy afternoon there), and the room was bright and airy. Not a traditional tea house, but we appreciated the fact that we were seated in the back corner under the skylight!

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  7. saml

    Calgary

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    This was a wonderful meal, pasta was very fresh and tasty. We came in for a rather early meal and it was quiet but everything meal wise was perfect I just missed the amibiance of a louder cafe, hopefully the pandemic brings people back in droves

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  8. gratefulgoddess

    Calgary

    20 reviews

    3.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    A nice looking spot. Food was average at best and served lukewarm.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    It’s was boiling hot inside and the food did not taste as well. Real

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  10. Bambina

    Calgary

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    When you receive the the email of the confirmation of your reservation you get access to the menu, but it doesn’t match the actual menu in the cafe which is much more limited. Also, the servers are not very professional, unsure of themselves they don’t always know what is available. But the overall impression of the place is pleasant, you just have to know what to expect.

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FAQs

Alforno Afternoon Tea is rated 4.4 stars by 237 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Experiences are available.
Google Map for Alforno Afternoon Tea

222 7 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 5M1

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    7 Street SW
  • Neighbourhood
    Downtown
  • Hours of Operation
    Thu–Sun 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Afternoon Tea, Contemporary European, Contemporary Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street paid parking during the day, free in evening after 6:00pm
  • Payment Options
    Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Errin Massolin
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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