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White Heather Tea Room


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Sliced grilled chicken to any of our salads +4.95
Home Made Soup of the Day
With a freshly baked cheese scone
Sliced grilled chicken to any of our salads +4.95
Special Salad-of-the-Day
Sliced grilled chicken to any of our salads +4.95
Large Mixed House Salad
With artichoke and egg a healthy blend of crisp greens tossed in our light citrus mango dressing.
Sliced grilled chicken to any of our salads +4.95
Soup and Small House Salad
House salad is tossed in our light citrus mango dressing.
Half sandwich with soup and salad +14.75
Half sandwich with salad +12.50
Half sandwich with soup +12.50
Half sandwich to your meal +4.75
Black Forest Ham
Caramelized onions, swiss cheese, tomato, roasted peppers, sauce verde
Half sandwich with soup and salad +14.75
Half sandwich with salad +12.50
Half sandwich with soup +12.50
Half sandwich to your meal +4.75
Grilled Eggplant
Roasted pepper, tomato, artichoke hearts, sauce verde
Half sandwich with soup and salad +14.75
Half sandwich with salad +12.50
Half sandwich with soup +12.50
Half sandwich to your meal +4.75
Chicken Breast
Caramelized onion,‏ and peaches
Freshly Baked Savoury Cheese Scone
With your choice of fillings, served with soup and small salad
Egg and Celery Filling Chicken and Apple Filling
Roasted Peppers
Grilled eggplant, artichoke hearts, tomatoes and cream cheese
Quiche of the Day
Served with soup or house salad
A Selection of Our Tea Sandwiches
With soup or salad
We appreciate your understanding that a minimum charge of 10.25 per seat
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
British, Canadian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely English tea room and if you are wanting the English tea experience, look no further - but book before you go, especially for lunch as they are usually booked up.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful place for a high tea. The food was amazing, the tea was really good and the service was outstanding. I would definitely recommend a visit to this Teahouse.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mieke B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have out-of-town friends who want to experience a bit of Britain while in Victoria take them to the White Heather. Forget the over priced tourist trap of the Empress Hotel. The White Heather is where the locals go who live behind the tweed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 55goddess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our overall experience we would rate rate average. Our server was excellent, chatty, and totally engaged as far as suggestions and answering any questions. Disappointed the tea pots were just standard restaurant style, vs. and my tea cup was worn, finish crizzled; design wearing off....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank OnAir510288
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried several afternoon tea before. This one’s price is cheaper than fairmont. The food quality is high!! Sandwiches scone and the desserts are in nice portion. Good to go with tea!! Service is the best I have ever seen through victoria. They are smiling...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank z96rainboe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious, aromatic selection of teas, home made scones, pastries, and sandwiches, and a very gracious host made this tea so much more enjoyable than the Empress! It's a couple of miles from downtown, so a short taxi or bus ride #2 line), but well worth...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank H2075SEjohnm
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Good place to bring locals or visitors. Very popular and advise people to reserve both time and what type of table (near window, out of doorway, etc.). Excellent food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beersteel
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

An authentic, delicious & fresh, true Muckle Tea!! Great friendly service, very pleasant decor & good location. Tea as it should be & you leave feeling full & pampered!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mokismum
Reviewed February 12, 2019

It isn't the Empress but it's just as tasty and much less expensive. AND it's on trendy Oak Bay Avenue.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank vanbuchanan
Reviewed February 11, 2019

In the past, if you wanted to avoid the expense of the Empress, you could always go here or the James Bay Inn Tea House. Now that James Bay is closed, I wanted to come back here but I am balking at the 23% price...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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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
Mary D
June 8, 2016|
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Response from Judy K | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call.
January 12, 2016|
Response from rebeccad21021 |
Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm :)
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