T&CO. at Mackenzie King Tearoom

Love of nature. Love of history. Good food.


The Mackenzie King Estate Tearoom


T&CO. at Mackenzie King Estate Tearoom is a little restaurant company that sits in the heart of the Gatineau Hills and former Prime Minister Mackenzie King’s country home. The love of nature and the love of good food allow us the luck to practice our craft in this elegant and culture rich place. Whether it is a glass of wine and lunch on our terrace or the traditional English tea service with a view of the gardens, we want you to come and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings.

T&CO. is a fully licensed restaurant. Come and enjoy a selection of wine, beer and cocktails on the most beautiful terrace in the region and some good food to start your experience.

The Mackenzie King Tearoom is a full service restaurant. We ask that you sit for a meal. For light fare, and beverages, Kingsmere Snackbar is waiting for you just beside us in the coachhouse.





819 827 9229


The Mackenzie King Estate Tearoom,
75 Chemin Barnes
Gatineau, Quebec, Canada J9B 1H7


New hours for 2018 season will be available by January 2018.


T&CO. takes reservations through the telephone only. We accept parties at one table up to 8 people maximum - this includes children. If there are requests for evening events, please call 819 827 9229


Sharing fee: $4


Tea service

A centuries-old tradition brought to you in nature. Imagine having finger sandwiches, house-made scones, pastries, jam and clotted cream served with a beautiful view - all day.

Indulge yourself in afternoon tea with each and every item chosen for taste and quality. Served all day.


Finger sandwiches

Cucumber and cream cheese

House smoked salmon

Egg mayonnaise

Sandwich of the day

Scones Made in House
accompanied by Devonshire cream
and home-made raspberry jam

Petit Fours
chef selection of sweet pastries

Tea for One
Includes one 470mL pot of tea
or one coffee beverage of choice

Tea for Two
Includes two 470mL pots of tea or
one 700mL pot of tea or two coffee beverages of choice



(All our loose leaf teas are carefully sourced and organic)

Earl Grey
Sri Lanka
black | bergamot

Darjeeling Giddapahar - 2nd flush
West Bengal
‘Champagne’ of teas | Muscatel

Fuding Mao Jian Green Tea
young leaves | herbaceous | exotic fruit

North India
black | tannin | structured

Rooibos Cha Yi
South Africa
fruit explosion | summer

Lemon and Ginger
Cha Yi blend
lemon peel | ginger | ayurvedic

Cha Yi blend
Assam | cardomom | cinnamon | black pepper


Add a bottle of Prosecco or a bottle of Champagne!

Sharing fee: $4


Behind the tea room in Mackenzie King’s coach house, take advantage of 30 years of offering ice cream, popsicles, sandwiches, BBQ, cold drinks, coffee, tea and other house-made treats to eat on the grounds. Take out only. NB: Cash only.
Open Saturday and Sunday only, 11 am - 5 pm, weather permitting.


Home-made Chili and a Bun at the Snack Bar!


It is important to note a few things when arriving at T&CO. @ the Mackenzie King Tearoom:
Due to closures of the Parkway for weekend activities or events sometimes GPS is not reliable and the parkway could be closed. Cellular phones can start to be dysfunctional once in the park so decide your route in advance and check the NCC website.

From Ottawa East:
Cross the Macdonald-Cartier or Portage bridge to Quebec. Follow signs for Highway 5 North to Maniwaki and take Exit 12, ‘Old Chelsea’. Turn left onto Old Chelsea Road and drive through the village. Turn left onto Chemin Kingsmere. Follow signs to the Mackenzie King Estate (P6) via the parkway.

From Ottawa West:
Head north on Champlain Bridge/Island Park. Take Boulevard Saint-Raymond, Chemin de la Montagne N and Chemin Notch to Chemin Kingsmere. Turn left and follow the directions above.

From Aylmer:
Take Chemin Klock, Chemin Pink, Chemin Vanier and Chemin Notch to Chemin Kingsmere in Chelsea.

If the parkway is closed:
Continue onwards on Chemin Kingsmere instead of turning right onto the parkway. Turn left on Chemin Swamp. Turn right onto Chemin Barnes. Turn left in 21 metres at first white gate.

The tearoom is fully wheelchair accessible.