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659 Columbia Street, New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 1A8, Canada
604-529-1999
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: We are a British TeaRoom and Bakery open 7 days a week. High Tea and Cream...
We are a British TeaRoom and Bakery open 7 days a week. High Tea and Cream Teas served daily. Recomend reservations. We have a full bakery upstairs that produces Traditional British Pies, Cornish Pasties and Sausage Rolls. Home made Soups, Sandwichs and salads made on the spot. Come and enjoy a bit of Britain at our British Sweet Shop and British Grocery all under one roof.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
delicious scones

I have always been disappointed and somewhat mystified by what is considered as being a scone in vancouver but not any longer. in my opinion, best scones in the city and paired with the amazing service my friend and I recieved from the very attentive and enthusiastic clerk, I'm looking forward to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2013
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vancouver
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vancouver
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I have always been disappointed and somewhat mystified by what is considered as being a scone in vancouver but not any longer. in my opinion, best scones in the city and paired with the amazing service my friend and I recieved from the very attentive and enthusiastic clerk, I'm looking forward to the next time I have a chance to... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is a store/cafe with a British Atmosphere and the food is great! A lot of imported food. Come get the Guiness flavour HP sauce as I hear they may not make it anymore!

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Canada
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39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Too expensive even by British standards. I ordered coffee ( small cup and pastie that costed me more than $7.00 + taxes. I won't go back to this place. The British store at Steveston was my favorite but they're not there anymore.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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154 reviews 154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The set up for afternoon tea reminded me of typical English cafe ... wooden tables and chairs, nothing fancy. And both the cream tea and high tea were pretty typical also although a bit disappointing as except for the sandwiches and scone everything came out of a packet. However the price was right. The high tea ($12.99) was served on... More 

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Salt Spring Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

They have lots of British sweets and chips, but are often out of the tea I am looking for. They told me it would be there in a month, but then it wasn't, so I ended up buying it online for the same price. There's a few Corrie Street items.

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Vancouver, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Whether you're a Brit or not, this is a funky place to visit. There are antiques galore, bringing back memories of yester-year. If you happen to be English, you'll love the imported foods and goodies. Friendly service.

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Brilliant! Nice to see some true British stuff. Some things are a bit pricey, but, after all, they are imported!

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Vancouver
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

If you're British or just a fan of things British this is the store for you. They have everything from football gear to brown sauce and steak and kidney pie.They also have a nice little cafe if you want to stop by for a snack.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 659 Columbia Street, New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 1A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  New Westminster
  • Phone Number: 604-529-1999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: Bakeries, British

Description

We are a British TeaRoom and Bakery open 7 days a week. High Tea and Cream Teas served daily. Recomend reservations. We have a full bakery upstairs that produces Traditional British Pies, Cornish Pasties and Sausage Rolls. Home made Soups, Sandwichs and salads made on the spot. Come and enjoy a bit of Britain at our British Sweet Shop and British Grocery all under one roof.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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