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Kingston’s cozy B&Bs, brunch, & cafés

By Tourism Kingston/

Great Taste of Canada

Take a cozy culinary escape to Kingston.

If you are seeking a lovely retreat, look no further than Kingston’s charming brunch spots, cozy cafés, and inviting historic inns. Whether you prefer to indulge in delicious midday meal, get a really great cup of coffee, or relax in comfortable accommodations while enjoying breakfast, Kingston has a place for you to partake in culinary delights. 

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    Pan Chancho

    44 Princess Street

    At Pan Chancho, every item on the menu is unique! This locally owned, European-style café checks all the boxes for an amazing brunch: a charming aesthetic, food made from scratch, and a key location in the heart of downtown Kingston. 

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    Frontenac Club

    225 King Street East

    The luxurious Frontenac Club, located in the heart of downtown Kingston, offers a complimentary, full-service, gourmet breakfast with every overnight stay. They also offer dinner at their gastropub, The Bank. Relax and refresh yourself at this elegant limestone boutique hotel that combines contemporary and historic touches—ensuring your stay is lavish yet homey.

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    The Elm Café

    303 Montreal Street

    Step into a family-run café nestled in the Inner Harbour neighborhood. The owners are dedicated to serving simple – but delicious – seasonal food and beverages. They also have a cozy patio so you can enjoy your coffee al fresco in the warmer months.

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    Toast & Jam Café

    1530 Bath Road

    There’s nothing better than a brunch spot that was born out of one of the best bakeries in town, Bread and Butter. Delicious breads and baked goods are the foundation of their menu. Located in a modern, spacious restaurant attached to the bakery, Toast and Jam Café has quickly become a city favourite for their amazing food and delicious coffee. 

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    The Rosemount Inn

    46 Sydenham Street

    The Rosemount Inn encapsulates the epitome of elegance with its timeless design that fuses Victorian grandeur with contemporary touches. Not to be missed is the unforgettable breakfast experience, where overnight guests are treated to beautiful continental breakfast boxes delivered to guestrooms each morning.

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    Crave Coffee House & Bakery

    166 Princess Street

    Crave is Kingston’s largest independently owned and operated coffee house and scratch bakery. You’ll be amazed at the mouthwatering selection of sweet and savoury snacks they have to offer. Try any of their seasonal lattes to get your caffeine fix. 

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    SENS Café

    136 Ontario Street

    Linger over a perfect cup of coffee at this delightful waterfront café, which promises a symphony of flavours with a French touch. Supplement your cortado or flat white with a fresh scone or bagel.

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    Northside Espresso + Kitchen

    281 Princess Street

    With a menu that is seasonal, fresh, and as locally sourced as possible – you can’t go wrong with brunch at Northside. Take a pause from the busyness of everyday life and soak up the atmosphere – you’ll love this café inspired by the culture of Melbourne, Australia.

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    The Secret Garden Inn

    73 Sydenham Street

    The Secret Garden Inn treats overnight guests to a gourmet breakfast served in their stunning oak-panelled dining room. After a refreshing sleep in the elegant surroundings of the 1888 Victorian home, savour the delicious pan-European breakfast menu. The Secret Garden Inn also offers an afternoon English tea, with delicate cakes, savoury sandwiches, petit fours, and the occasional glass of bubbly.

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    Juniper Cafe

    370 King Street West

    Embedded at the back of the Tett Centre – and one of Kingston’s few waterfront patios – Juniper Café is an idyllic café where you can indulge in some yummy treats. Also check out their second location on the corner of Cataraqui Woods & Centennial Drive, to experience some café charm in the west end.  

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    Delightfully Different Tea Room

    197 Wellington Street

    Choose your tea – and your teapot – at this aptly named tea room tucked away in downtown Kingston. Pair your favourite tea with a freshly made scone or lemon cake, or enjoy a bowl of their famous spicy Moroccan peanut tomato soup. Enjoy your meal on the cozy courtyard patio or inside the tea room, decorated with dozens of novelty tea pots.

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