the boathouse

where Guelph gathers

we’re open for the season!

tea room
everyday: 9am – 4pm
Ice Cream Parlour
everyday: 11am – 8pm



call (519) 822-5692
for reservations

We are a locally sourced tea room and ice cream parlour located just off the Speed River, right in the heart of Guelph.

We began our journey by serving ice cream on the river and over the past two decades, have broadened our delightful menu to include teas, signature scones, and desserts, along with lunch and breakfast items.

We invite you to relax on our patio and enjoy the scenic view. After enjoying what our menu has to offer, you can experience the amenities provided by our neighbours, family-run Speed River Paddling. Since opening our doors in 1997, we have welcomed many smiling patrons and we would love for you to share your stories with us during your next visit to The Boathouse.


Ice Cream

vegan option available

Speed River Paddling

season starts in May

The Boathouse Shop