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White Heather Tea Room

1885 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1C6, Canada
+1 250-595-8020
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tea sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“lemon curd” (19 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
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British, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1885 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends to enjoy their seasonal afternoon tea that included turkey and cranberry pinwheel sandwiches and mincemeat tarts. This special also included other traditional items like cucumber sandwiches and scones with cream and preserves. It was a nice relaxing time. The guys...More

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Located in Oak Bay area of Victoria - about 15 minutes drive from harbor - this unassuming tea room offers local charm and excellent high tea. It is in a store front on a neighborhood street, and if you don't know about it, you might...More

Thank Marjorie G
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Real Men may not eat Quiche but I did today and it was very good. Clean Table Cloth for each customer. Sit down at a clean table with Cloth napkins and when you leave they change the table cloth. Excellent service, excellent lunch. Love the...More

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We loved our experience at the White Heather Tea Room. We heard about it from our b&b innkeepers who suggested it as an alternative to the extremely pricey Empress Hotel.The pastries and sandwiches are all made fresh and the service was excellent. We went for...More

Thank aafischer2017
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A local friend told us the White Heather Tea Room is the best place to have tea in Victoria. We agree, and we've had English Tea in England and various former British colonies. Their menu offers both traditional English tea and other meals. For English...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

During our stay we stumbled on this little and clearly popular tea room. The decor is as one would expect a little twee - pastels, florals, pinks, and greens. Nonetheless, the set p and execution are excellent. Everything is made on site and this compensates...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Spend an afternoon in Oak Bay sipping gourmet teas from around the world, but be sure to reserve ahead. Wonderful examples of pastries and traditional sandwiches as well. Try the Big Muckle for the finest and best value, you will not be disappointed-- it is...More

Thank Donald T
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had just arrived in Victoria and it was teatime. The White Heather tearoom was a few blocks from our hotel so we found our way there. I was especially delighted that my wife could order a gluten free afternoon tea. I ordered the "Not...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This Tea room, located in the The trendy Oak Bay neighborhood is a must for those wishing to sample an authentic High Tea, complete with scones, tea sandwiches, cakes, cookies & biscuits with clotted cream, lemon curd & raspberry jam. Everything was first rate -...More

Thank Mickey G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was our first stop after the flight from Australia, our hotel phoned for a booking for us, told us this was a treasure, wonderful choice and we were lucky to get a table, was a very busy place, just a short taxi ride from...More

Thank Janmaca
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5 March 2017|
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Response from WhiteHeatherTeaRoom | Property representative |
Hello Jomehu, Thank you for your inquiry. We welcome children of all ages. Please keep in mind that our tea room is very small and tables are quite close to each other. We ask parents to supervise their children closely as... More
Chuck D
9 June 2016|
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Response from Judy K | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1885 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Jubilee
  • Neighbourhood: Jubilee
  • Phone Number: +1 250-595-8020
  • E-mail
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