Victoria’s afternoon tea tradition goes back to its English heritage. In celebration of Afternoon Tea Week, August 10-17, we’ve compiled a reference list of some of the most popular locations for this decadent ritual in Victoria. Enjoy sumptuous surroundings at the Empress, the history of Point Ellice House or vegetarian fare at the Venus Sophia Tea Room. Have you visited any of these? Post your pictures or comments below!

1The Tea House at Abkhazi Garden 

The Tea House at Abkhazi Garden

Address: 1964 Fairfield Road
Tel: (778) 265-6466

2Fairmont Empress

The Empress

Address: 721 Government Street
Tel:  (250) 389-2727

3White Heather Tea Room

White Heather Tea Room

Address: 1885 Oak Bay Avenue
Tel:  (250) 595-8020

4Venus Sophia Tea Room and Vegetarian Eatery

Venus Sophia Tea Room

Address: 540 Fisgard Street
Tel:  (250) 590-3953

5 The Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens

Address: 800 Benvenuto Avenue
Tel:  (250) 652-8222

6Adrienne’s Restaurant & Tea Garden

Adrienne’s Restaurant and Tea Garden

Address: 5325 Cordova Bay Road (Mattick’s Farm)
Tel:  (250) 658-1535

7 The Pacific Restaurant

The Pacific Restaurant

Address: 463 Belleville Street (Hotel Grand Pacific)
Tel:  (250) 380-4458

8James Bay Tea Room

James Bay Tea Room

Address:  332 Menzies Street
Tel:  (250) 382-8282

9Gatsby Mansion

Gatsby Mansion

Address:  309 Belleville Street
Tel: 1-800-663-7557

10Point Ellice House

Point Ellice House

Address:  2616 Pleasant Street
Tel:  (250) 380-6506

11 Government House

Government House

Address: 1401 Rockland Avenue
Tel:  (250) 858-4417

12Glenrosa Farm Restaurant

Glenrosa Farm Restaurant

Address:  5447 Rocky Point Road
Tel:  (250) 478-6186

13The Oaks Restaurant

The Oaks Restaurant

Address: 2250 Oak Bay Avenue
Tel:  (250) 590-3155

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