We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Point Ellice House

2616 Pleasant St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-380-6506
Website
Save
Review Highlights
lovely spot to spend a sunny afternoon

There are several sizes of tea available. We chose the large one thinking it would be good as... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
Prichi
,
Vancouver, Canada
Nice spot for tea and history

Point Ellice House is a little out of the way for most tourists but if you take the Habour Ferry... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
BarryV954
,
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Read all 124 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Beautiful gardens and house featuring an afternoon tea.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“house tour” (9 reviews)
“harbour ferry” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
2616 Pleasant St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Burnside
CONTACT
Website
+1 250-380-6506

Similar Things to Do in Victoria

Write a Review
Reviews (124)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 121 reviews

Reviewed August 11, 2016

There are several sizes of tea available. We chose the large one thinking it would be good as lunch. However, there were only a few savory sandwiches and the rest were sweets, so really not suitable for a lunch.

1  Thank Prichi
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Point Ellice House is a little out of the way for most tourists but if you take the Habour Ferry you can be dropped right off at the base of the gardens just like a visitor the the home of the gold commissioner would have...More

Thank BarryV954
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We went for the grand tea today and had a lovely tea service. We ate outside, under a tent, since it was so sunny. There is also indoor seating. We toured the gardens on our own before and then had a guided tour of the...More

Thank junebugvic
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had a lovely full - Grand Tea in the Garden. Very pleasant. Lovely grounds. Please support this great historic home. The home tour is included with the tea and very interesting and informative. A definite Victoria Treasure!

Thank caroler54
Reviewed June 24, 2016

We made reservation for grand tea as recommended. We ate indoors. Every bite was delicious. I had Summer Shangrila tea. Loved it. and much less expensive that tea at the Empress. Then we had a guided tour of the house. From the kitchen to the...More

1  Thank Traveling_Crone
Reviewed May 11, 2016

We had read reviews that rated this "high tea" experience as one of the best in Victoria. When we arrived we were almost overwhelmed by the horrid smells coming from the neighboring junk and recycling yards. We didn't know how we would endure the experience....More

1  Thank glendabelnap
Reviewed April 13, 2016

My wife and I visited this historic house one of our afternoons in Victoria. They were actually closed that day, but a docent was working in the office and gave us a private tour anyway. She didn't even charge us. The house is very nice...More

2  Thank tomhQ3168QP
Reviewed March 23, 2016

There is nothing really special about this place. Yes, it has a nice waterfront location on the gorge but it is located in a really industrial area which detracts quite a bit, especially walking the grounds. The house itself is a good example of Victorian...More

Thank Jamuca
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

A visit to Point Ellice was recommended by one of the volunteers at Craigdarroch Castle. Cycled down there to find it closed. Had read on website that restaurant closed but house open but this is only for tours organised by calling the number on the...More

2  Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I prefer this local for "high noon Tea" . It is well worth the price & the walking of the grounds and house are awesome!

Thank KathyWood50
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
fol epi
101 reviews
.28 miles away
Glo Restaurant & Lounge
284 reviews
.20 miles away
The Moon Under Water Pub & Brewery
116 reviews
.10 miles away
Saltchuck Pie Company
38 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Vancouver Island Brewery
58 reviews
.47 miles away
Phillips Brewing Company
18 reviews
.49 miles away
Hoyne Brewing Company
13 reviews
.18 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Point Ellice House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit