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Come experience fresh ingredients and unique flavours at the Essence of Unionville!

Executive Chef Jitin Gaba's ever-evolving eclectic menu showcases the restaurant's relationships with local farms and Canadian food producers. The perfect spot for any occasion, providing service with care, Essence of Unionville has earned its place in the constantly growing dining scene of Markham. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch and traditional afternoon tea.

Thanksgiving Celebrations

October 10TH TO 12TH

Invite the family and let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his team cook turkey for you. Join us for market brunch, 4 course turkey dinner or order our take home turkey meal with all the trimmings.

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Traditional Afternoon Tea

Saturday & Sunday

A classic three tiered silver stand featuring elegant tea sandwiches, beautiful and delicate sweets and pastries, homemade scones.

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Brunch

Saturday & Sunday

Saturday brunches are made better with a complimentary glass of mimosa when you order any sandwich or main.

Our Sunday market brunch offers a different weekly menu featuring salads, charcuterie, Ontario & Quebec cheeses, four live cooking stations (seafood, meat & fish carving, omelette and pasta), mains and Chef's selection of pastries.

EAT. SNAP. REPEAT

Make your friends and family salivate. Tag your food photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for your chance to be featured or even win a prize.

Instagram @essenceofunionville

Facebook @essenceofunionville

Twitter @dineEOU

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Delicious Recipies

The perfect spot for any occasion, providing service with care, Essence of Unionville has earned its place in the constantly growing dining scene of Markham.

Breakfast
Lunch in Lounge
Dinner in Lounge
Brunch

Private Dining

Dedicated Down to the Smallest Detail

From an intimate dinner for 2 people to Groups numbering 60 people, the expertise of our Executive Chef and the team allows us to offer exceptional food and beverage offerings that your guests will love.

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Reservation

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The restaurant is open for breakfast, weekend brunch and weekend traditional afternoon tea.

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Service Hours

Breakfast
Lunch (in the lounge)
Dinner (in the lounge)
Saturday A La Carte Brunch
Sunday Market Brunch
Traditional Afternoon Tea (Saturday)
Traditional Afternoon Tea (Sunday)

6:30 am to 11:00 am
11:00 am to 11:00 pm
11:00 am to 11:00 pm
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
11:30 am to 5:00 pm
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm