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) #1 of 39 Dessert in Victoria #11 of 1,021 Places to Eat in Victoria $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
+1 250-383-3112
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (114 reviews)
“pastry” (35 reviews)
“sandwich” (38 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were sorry we didn't hear about this place sooner. I would have eaten breakfasts and lunches here everyday. After I left Victoria I was ready to get back on the ferry for one more dessert. Avoid hotel breakfasts and take a short walk down...More

Thank Nancy854
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were passing Murchie's and we managed to snag a table on the footpath. I went in to order the tea. Well what a wonderful surprise. I was immediately struck by the old world tea house feel and then the sign that says the queue...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best lunch and tea in all of Victoria. I had a soup, my wife had a scone and her second cousins had various other foods. The tea was good. I had a cappuccino which was superb.

Thank rhouben
Reviewed 5 days ago

A tea shop with a lot of history! We loved the tea, snacks and specially the cakes. You will get lots of tea flavors!

Thank Lijin J
Reviewed 6 days ago

After a day of walking all over was good place to sit a bit. Nice little cafe for tea and one of their yummy pastries.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of my wifes favourite lunch places downtown. Outstandning location. Great selection of teas, sandwiches and desserts. Reasonably priced and great place to relax. Also has a retail space for all the Murchies teas and supplies

Thank Kev1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for breakfast and this place is ok but not at all worth the hype! The decor is dated, they'd run out of ham & cheese croissants and it was only 8.30am. The server had to have our order repeated 3 times and...More

Thank Katdave19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had wanted to go to high tea at the big hotel downtown, but after seeing the prices, we set out to find me a scone with clotted cream and jam. We walked all over Victoria looking for the bakeries recommended to us by locals...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met friends here for lunch. The cafe was busy, but the turnover was also quick so there was plenty of tables available for a Friday lunchtime. The tea was lovely and the food excellent. I had Spanakopita followed by an apple caramel tart. The food...More

Thank RussShaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, everything here is amazing and delicious. The almond croissants are the best! So many choices and the tea/gift shop has a huge selection. We came here 3 days in a row on our vacation.

Thank Sherie S
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Oregon J
20 March 2016|
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Response from djieidifogo | Reviewed this property |
No I think it is best not to take your son because there are nuts there
15 July 2015|
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Response from Cyriousbusiness | Reviewed this property |
Yes, your hotel is about 10 mins walk from Murchies :)
7 May 2015|
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Response from Dana C | Reviewed this property |
will take you longer than 10 min if you like some shops on your way, and there are plenty...:-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-383-3112
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