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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” (14 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 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Four American girlfriends visited for 'The Big Muckle' high tea platter. We had so much fun just experiencing a 'high tea' with all the lovely choices. We could not even eat all of the food. We liked that the waitress brought tea samples over for...More

Thank amy p
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This Oak Bay neighborhood is only a taxi ride away from downtown Victoria but has different, easy going vibe. It is part of stripmall complex but tourists who did their homework and locals know this place. Since there are limited tables, reservation highly recommended. Displays...More

1  Thank bigboy61455
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a small and really popular restaurant located in Victoria, Oak Bay. This little place has it all - lovely lunches or beautiful English teas if that's your thing. The food is everything it should be. The decor is very english. There is a...More

1  Thank Anna B
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Anna, Thank you for your kind review as well as helpful tips for your customers. It is an excellent point you made about our limited parking in the back of our restaurant. We also want to let others know that there is free parking along...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Feeling at all stressed? You won't after visiting the White Heather. We'd spent the day traveling, and our afternoon tea at the White Heather was the perfect antidote to stress and weariness. We enjoyed a true tearoom experience with a range of delicious savory and...More

1  Thank LKJtrip
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Thank you LKJtrip for your positive positive. We are glad to hear that you felt relaxed after your visit. We agree that it is refreshing to slow-down and enjoy a cup of tea and plate full of home-made goodies. We hope you have many fond...More

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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 |
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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