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Abkhazi Garden

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Landscape, Garden and Unity

The Abkhazi Garden is a true Victoria treasure. Initially developed by Nicholas and Peggy Abkhazi... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Victoria, Canada
New Christmas Tradition - Formal Tea

Decided to take my international student to her first formal tea here instead of the usual candy or... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robyn Q
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Created by the Georgian Prince and Princess Abkhazi, this lovely garden spans just over an acre and features native Garry oaks, Japanese Maples and splendid rhododendrons.
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1964 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1H4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Abkhazi Garden is a true Victoria treasure. Initially developed by Nicholas and Peggy Abkhazi in 1946, this compact space was bourne out of a shared experience of wartime tragedy, reunion and romance. Recognizing the dynamic space within which they were now living, the Abkhazis...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Decided to take my international student to her first formal tea here instead of the usual candy or bubbles gift. She is from Mexico and loved the experience - very intimate and low key. Great selection of edibles to go with your custom pot of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robyn Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked over from our winter rental on Dallas Road. It was a beautiful sunny day after a rainy day. We arrived shortly after opening (11 am). The gardens are pretty at this time of year with berries aplenty and winter flowers. A great opportunity...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank kpatters
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great private garden to visit. I really enjoyed the tea and different edibles. My wife took a photo of a lotus in the pond. It was such a great shot that we printed it out large and hung it in our bathroom....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank HarryingHarry
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Our afternoon visit to the Abkhazi Garden was delightful. Traveling through the nearby area of homes and longtime landmarks was quite interesting. The scenic views of the water and shore reminded us of the luxury of such a location. The gardens around the home and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AK1961says
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Was treated to lunch here with a girlfriend! It is a fun thing to do! Nice to have china tea cups and tead about the history of the home and gardens. They have a nice view of the gardens while dining. We followed lunch with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Marilyn Dennis D
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We went initially for afternoon tea, but by that point I was burnt out on teas. So my wife got the afternoon tea which was very good, and I ordered from their lunch menu. Away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Victoria. Great food...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ww11hort
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited our first day in Victoria as we had time before our hotel was ready. We toured the grounds, not as big as you know who, but still very nice and they ask for a donation. We had tea while we were there and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lggilmore
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Quaint stop, peaceful walk through the garden which can include a stop at the tea room. Interesting to learn the history of the Abkahazi's.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lou D
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We felt like we found a secret garden. The day was perfect for an outside tea overlooking a beautiful garden. We enjoyed a bit of wildlife too, hummingbirds, lizards, and a few bees. There are only a few tables, so it wasn't crowded. Parking is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karla G
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4 June 2018|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I went on the same cruise that gets into Vancouver at 6 and leaves like around 10 o'clock. By the time you get off of the ship go somewhere and then get back, you really don't have time to get your money's worth... More
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Response from Tina C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it is a small place so would think it would be a good idea.😊
5 August 2016|
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Response from gjim195 | Reviewed this property |
It is a rock and gravel path and some stairs at the cottage and also stairs if you want to dine outside of the house.