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White Heather Tea Room

) #2 of 39 Dessert in Victoria #27 of 1,020 Places to Eat in Victoria €€ - €€€ , British, Gluten Free Options
1885 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1C6, Canada
+1 250-595-8020
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (70 reviews)
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Canadian, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1885 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The White Heather Tea Room is a wonderful place! Friendly staff, charming décor, English bone china tea cups, and incredible food--we had a delightful meal that reminded us of the quaint English tea shops when we lived in the UK many years ago. We were...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you grow up in the US reading stories from England, one of the mysteries is afternoon tea. Whether it's a line in Susan Cooper's The Dark is Rising series or the fantastical tea between the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the Dormouse in...More

2  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The High tea was great. We had the Big Muckle Everything that came out was great and we wouldn't have changed anything.

2  Thank areway123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

3  Thank GAJ-Seattle
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

2  Thank Saramelie7
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

6  Thank ScottieMcFrugal
Reviewed 9 July 2017 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.

5  Thank pxsmith
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

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 8 July 2017 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

1  Thank alypre
WhiteHeatherTeaRoom, Manager at White Heather Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

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

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4 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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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