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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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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (68 reviews)
“lemon curd” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
1885 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1C6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for afternoon tea with friends and our daughters. They were able to accommodate my friend's gluten free requirement and treated our daughters with kindness. The girls were excited to partake in such a tea ritual. The scones, cheese biscuits, and the cucumber sandwiches were...More

Thank GAJ-Seattle
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came in solo, without a reservation. They were nice enough to find a spot for me. Took the 30$ plate for one (couple sandwichs, couple sweets, scone with cream/jam/lemon cuGtard, pot of tea). The food was simply AMAZING!! Like, every bit melting in your mouth....More

Thank Saramelie7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Victoria is known for a lot of things, like historic landmarks, breathtaking scenery and according to Amazon – romance. For the fifth year in a row British Columbia’s capital was crowned the top spot in Canada for lovers, but romance can cool quickly when faced...More

4  Thank ScottieMcFrugal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought I'd take my 9 year old to afternoon tea at the Empress Hotel but she would not have liked the menu. Found White Heather with better menu at less than half the cost. And the staff was amazing with her.

1  Thank pxsmith
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pxsmith, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear we were able to cater to your daughter, and she enjoyed our afternoon tea menu. We look forward to your and your daughter visit again. Cheers, Jenny

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

White Heather Tea Room is a wonderful tea room! It is a small and intimate place with lovely staff and delicious food. There were four of us for afternoon tea which consisted of a variety of scones, sandwiches, fruit and bakery items. There were a...More

Thank alypre
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Alypre, Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that you had an enjoyable visit that included kind service, delicious food and fun company. We are glad that you choose us as well :) . Best regards, Jenny

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High tea was one of the "must do" activities for our short overnight trip to Victoria. After reading the menus of the various tea rooms, I decided that the White Heather was perfect. Although it doesn't have the garden ambience of other local tea rooms,...More

Thank camTexas
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

CamTexas, We are not only glad that you got to cross 'high tea/ afternoon tea' off your must-do travel list, but more importantly you loved it. We are very flattered that our afternoon tea was a highlight of your visit to Victoria. Thank you again...More

Reviewed June 17, 2017

This is the place to have high tea. The food was amazing and plentiful. We needed a doggy bag. The service was excellent.

Thank dragebo
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dragebo, we love your positive straight-to-the-point review :) .

Reviewed June 15, 2017

The White Heather Tea Room is not as fancy as some of the other afternoon tea locations in Victoria , however once inside it begins to compete very favourably with these places . Very friendly service . Proper English China . And most importantly great...More

1  Thank crosnick
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Crosnick, Thank you for your kind review. We are very excited to hear that you enjoyed our gluten-free afternoon tea so much. Wasn't that flourless chocolate cake amazing? Seriously, if anyone who gets a slice of our flourless chocolate cake, do not to share! It...More

Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

For tea here you really do need reservations, but it really is worth it! A sampler box of the different teas is brought out to view and sniff. You select your tea. We had tbe not so we tea, and still had an immense amount...More

Thank Katherine D
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Katherine D, thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed June 2, 2017

I have been to White Heather several times and it's always excellent. Great value for high tea. Not the "old world" ambience my friend was expecting, but the high tea won her over. We were so full we couldn't eat it all.More

Thank canuckduet
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Canuckduet, Thank you for your sweet review. We are very happy to hear that we were able to win your friend over with our teas! They are quite delicious if we may say so ourselves :). Thank you again and we look forward to your...More

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jomehu
March 4, 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
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Chuck D
June 8, 2016|
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Response from Judy K | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
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
  • Neighborhood: Jubilee
  • Phone Number: +1 250-595-8020
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