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Venus Sophia Tea Room

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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US$11 - US$34
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The selection of teas is impressive, my Dark Chocolate Cake superb, my husbands' scones o.k., but the cream and jam a bit skimpy. The prices a bit steep for what you get. We were served by the owner, decor delightful, she was charming, and thats...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting with us and for your kind words! We hope you stop by again next time you are in Victoria!

Reviewed December 27, 2018

This is the 2nd time at Venus Sophia, the prior, a couple of years ago. I like warm & fuzzy when it comes to my afternoon teas, i.e. feeling pampered along with tea. Full high tea food was good, ambiance was ok, service was polite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Thank you for visiting with us again on your travels! Delighted you enjoyed your high tea experience & atmosphere, but of course we would have loved the excellent rating from you. Your feedback is appreciated as our hard working tribe continues to strive to deliver...More

Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

I visited with my parents and two friends during Christmas (dec23). The space was nicely decorated and welcoming. Unfortunately the service was very rushed and there appeared to be only one lady taking care of the front of house and waitressing, and another gentleman who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Very sad to read your review on Christmas Day; we’re truly sorry your expectations weren’t met on the day of your visit. It’s in our core values and we strive to deliver beauty and love in every bite, in our atmosphere, and service. Your comments...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Wonderful venue for a rainy afternoon. Go ahead, open the door. You will be amazed. Warm and welcoming.

Date of visit: August 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Thank you so much, delighted you loved your experience! Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I went here with some girlfriends and the experience was amazing. The food, the service, and the space are wonderful. I would highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Wonderful to read your positive feedback, thank you so much for your kind words. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed September 22, 2018

The staff was wonderful and the food was perfect for an afternoon. It is so relaxing- a time to unwind and enjoy the place. I loved it and will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, it’s our pleasure to welcome and serve you! Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed August 28, 2018

I went to Venus Sophia with a friend & my four year old daughter. It was my first time experiencing a tea room. I have nothing to compare it to other than my own expectations. Venus Sophia is located in Chinatown which is interesting because...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, Guest Relations Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

So happy to read your wonderful five star review, and thrilled to know your first afternoon tea experience was a big success. It’s always heart warming for us to witness families and little ones gathered around the tea room to enjoy our casual-elegant take on...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

A trip to Victoria is never complete without a visit to Venus Sophia! Great food (& tea). Very nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ralph O
ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for visiting with us Ralph! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We found this place to be quaint and wry cute! Unfortunately we arrived an hour from closing so the lunch was not an option. But we all enjoyed our tea selections and really enjoyed the scones and lemon cheesecake! Fun experience for our short time...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, General Manager at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback and we hope you visit us again should your travels bring you back to beautiful Victoria!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Went for lunch and had the tea sandwich/salad lunch plate. For $18 it was underwhelming sadly. Tea sandwiches were 4 different kind of cream cheese on bread, there was a small salad and the best part was a tiny piece of kale quiche that was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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ManagerVenusSophia, Owner at Venus Sophia Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Hi Gretchy, Thank you for your review and we’re happy you found the tearoom cute and nice for a tea party! We are sorry to hear you were not fully satisfied with your lunch, though. The Signature Lunch is designed for those craving the dainty...More

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We offer a large variety of fruit & naturally flavoured teas, cocoa and cold soda or apple juice. Thank you!
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