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Mistletoe Lunch Buffet

Small office? Need a holiday lunch Idea?

Join us for our festive lunch and celebrate the joyous spirit of the holiday!

  • Dates: December 7&8, and 13 – 15
  • Hours: 11:30 am to 2:00 pm
  • Price: $52/adult, $26/Child (age 5-10)

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Weekends in December

Holiday shopping or not, refuel in our Christmas edition traditional afternoon tea! Chef’s special festive sandwich and decadent dessert await you every weekend!

$55 per person

Kid's Afternoon Tea Available!

$24 per child

(Age under 10)

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Take Home Turkey

with all the trimmings

Let our Executive Chef Jitin Gaba and his culinary team take care of the cooking while you celebrate the festive season with us!

$329 – 12lbs Turkey (serve 4 to 5)

$379 – 16lbs Turkey (serve 6 to 8)

Last day to order is December 22nd. Pick up 11 am – 2 pm on 24th or 25th , 2023

Early Bird Pricing

Enjoy early bird price when you order before December 5th, 2023

$299 – 12lbs Turkey (serve 4 to 5)

$349 – 16lbs Turkey (serve 6 to 8)

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Holiday Happiness Bruch

Bruch Buffet

December 25th ,2023

11 am – 1 pm or 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

$89/adult & $44.5/child (age 5-10)

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Merry Evening Delights

Dinner Buffet

December 24th & 25th, 2023

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

$89/adult & $44.5/child (age 5-10)

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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.



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,Β  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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Monday to Friday

  • Breakfast Buffet 6:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Breakfast 10:00 am - 11:00 am (A la Carte Only)
  • Lunch 11:00 am to 02:00 pm
  • Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


  • Breakfast Buffet 6:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Breakfast 10:00 am - 11:00 am (A la Carte Only)
  • Brunch (A La Carte) 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Lunch 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


  • Breakfast Buffet 6:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Breakfast 10:00 am - 11:00 am (A la Carte Only)
  • Sunday Brunch Buffet 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Lunch 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


UberEats/DoorDash 11:30 am to 10:00 pm