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The Secret Garden Tea Company

2138 40th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 1W5, Canada
+1 604-261-3070
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:30All hours
British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2138 40th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 1W5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for the 12pm high tea sitting. The location is 10mins from Granville island by taxi. It is in a bright and airy setting but it got very noisy - had to tell across the table to be heard. The food was plentiful and so...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here yesterday for lunch with a friend. I used to come to the Secret Garden years ago, but stopped going because it got too crowded with sitting cheek to jowl with other guests and the noise level through the roof. So, was pleasantly surprised...More

Thank suzabella60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was recently at the Secret Garden for tea with friends. They're new location is gorgeous. Bright and airy and somewhat modern though with a classic twist. The vanilla almond tea was incredible and all of the food on the tea menu was delicious. One...More

Thank sarawhite
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Great lunches and wonderful full teas. The pastries are fantastic, so even if you don't order a full tea, do order dessert with your lunch. The staff has alway been friendly and helpful. We love the new location since it can seat far more customers...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

What a lovely find! We walked in without reservations on Easter Monday. While it was busy, the service was friendly and accommodating (a senior with a walker, no problem!) and the food fresh and delicious. Highly recommend the Secret Garden Salad, the Secret Garden trio...More

Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had our friend's baby shower at this place few days ago. It was my first time here and it will be my last time. Service was terrible. I arrived a bit later than rest of the party and was not able to order food...More

Thank Emmie45
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Visited the new location of the Secret Garden and loved the decor and the mini tea option was a great in between choice for lunch , not a tradional tea a scaled down version which came with a cup of soup. Just the right amount...More

Thank KitKat_1955
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I came here (not for the first time!) with two friends...the new location is lovely (clean, bright, fresh-looking, with elegant decor). It's nice and big so you don't feel like you're sitting on top of neighbouring diners. I had ordered a vegetarian high tea, so...More

Thank TinyD101
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A friend and I went for tea at The Secret Garden recently. I cannot eat wheat so I was delighted when the server said they have a gluten free tea service! (I never expect, but I often hope… ) Everything was delicious! A very pretty...More

Thank Jacqueline K
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had the most delightful time at this charming restaurant. The bakery is filled with the most yummy treats. The scones are enormous and so good served with cream and jam. I had the banana oatmeal and just loved it. We wanted to take a...More

Thank Caroline Q
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Athena H
Is there any dress code?
23 May 2016|
Response from Sassamatt | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Vancouver is somewhat informal. Most places expect shoes and shirts but in warm weather, shorts are acceptable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 29
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2138 40th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 1W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kerrisdale
  • Neighbourhood: Kerrisdale
  • Phone Number: +1 604-261-3070
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