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Come experience unique flavours at the Essence of Unionville!

Executive Chef Jitin Gaba's ever-evolving eclectic menu features seasonal ingredients. The perfect spot for any occasion with private and semi-private dining areas. Join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, Saturday a la carte brunch, Sunday market brunch and traditional afternoon tea.

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Start the morning with your breakfast favourites a la carte or market breakfast with selection of juice, pastries, cereal, egg, and meat served with herb roasted tomato,  tater tots or o'brien potatoes.

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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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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.


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.

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

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Service Hours

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Breakfast 06:30 am - 10:00 am

Lunch 11:00 am to 02:00 pm (Dec 1, 2021 till Jan 1, 2022)

Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday A La Carte Brunch 11:00 am - 02:00 pm

Sunday Brunch Buffet 11:30 am - 02:00 pm

Saturday Traditional Afternoon Tea 11:00 am - 05:00 pm

Sunday Traditional Afternoon Tea 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Takeout (UberEats/DoorDash) 11:30 am to 10:00 pm