Are you celebrating a graduation this year? In honour of our young tea fans, we’re hosting a FREE High Tea Graduation Party for one lucky student and 9 of their closest friends!
Any student elementary through high school can participate in this contest — or for young ones, parents can participate on behalf of their child. To enter the drawing:
- Share a story of how tea helped you through school.
- Post your story on Facebook or Instagram, with the hashtag #teagrads.
Submit your story by Thursday, June 14th to enter the contest! We’ll draw the lucky winner on the 15th, and the High Tea party for 10 will be hosted on June 21st at 4:30pm. We look forward to hearing from you!
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The Secret Garden is a proud supporter of the Pacific Post Partum Support Society – an organization which been supporting mothers and their families experiencing postpartum/perinatal distress, depression and anxiety for over 45 years.
Recently Kathy and Erin attended their Angel Donor’s Dinner. Below, Erin is pictured with Sheila Duffy, president of Pacific Post Partum Support Society.
Learn more about this inspiring organization at postpartum.org.
The #RoyalWedding is coming up soon, and we’re excited to celebrate with some special promotions in-store and online!
Free Tea Samples In-Store
We’ll be giving out free samples of our Buckingham Palace Black Tea! Stop by our shop on Saturday, May 19th, to receive a free sample of this popular blend of citrusy Earl Grey, smooth green tea and fragrant jasmine blossoms. Steep a pot of tea in honour of the newlyweds, and enjoy a tea that’s fit for a king (or queen!).
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Buckingham Palace Tea Sale
We’re also offering our Buckingham Palace Black Tea 15% off for the month of May, both in-store and online. For online orders, use discount code ROYAL to redeem your discount.
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Every few months we feature new artwork at the Garden. This month we’re showcasing works by local artist Elisabeth Sommerville, who specializes in stone lithography.
Elisabeth’s gorgeous lithographs reflect the natural beauty of Vancouver. Visit the Secret Garden this spring to see more of her work, or find out more on her website elisabethsommerville.com.
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The Secret Garden is hosting an event as part of a local speaker series on The How-To’s of Being Happy: what is it, how we live it, how to maintain it, and how to pass it on!
When: 7:15pm Wednesday, February 21
Where: The Secret Garden Tea Company
Price: Pay by donation at the door (proceeds go to the Kindness Patrol)
Speakers Dr. Lisa Ferrari and Dr. Carla Fry are Clinical Psychologists, the co-authors of the book Gratitude and Kindness, and co-directors of the Vancouver Psychology Centre.
Join us in a discussion on what exactly brings about happiness and how we can find more of it in our daily lives. The two Dr F’s, as they are affectionately known, will be sharing their expert advice and tips using happiness-boosting and Positive Psychology principles to help us all to maximize happiness and resilience!
How to RSVP:
Email: [email protected]
Everyone knows about Valentine’s Day, but have you heard of Galentine’s Day? It’s an unofficial holiday on February 13th, when women spend the day with their best girlfriends.
We love this idea! The Secret Garden is all about creating a place for loved ones to gather. This week, we’re sharing a few ways you can celebrate Galentine’s Day this year with your besties.
High Tea is the perfect way to enjoy a day out with the girls. And it just so happens that we have a brand new February High Tea Menu for you:
February High Tea Menu
Secret Garden Egg Pinwheels
Cheddar Onion Roast Beef on Housemade Buttermilk Biscuits
Shrimp Reuben Mini Croissants
Petit Fruit Scone with Raspberry Jam and Devonshire Cream
Tea Cake Slices
Tangy Mini Lemon Tart
Flourless Chocolate Walnut-Date Cake with Orange Ganache
Traditional Quebec Sugar Pie with Créme Chantilly
Pot of Tea
High Tea is also a special way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Seatings are 3x daily at 12 noon, 2:15pm, and 4:30pm. Call (604) 261-3070 or fill out our Online Reservation Form to reserve your table.
If you visit for brunch or High Tea, make your day extra sparkly by adding some sparkling wine! Our full drink menu includes a sparkling rosé, classic red and white wine, and fruity mimosas.
View the Drink Menu Here
If your best friends don’t live nearby, you can still share tea with them. We ship our fresh, delicious teas all around the world.
Send them their favourite tea, and make a date to connect by Skype or FaceTime to have a “virtual tea date” on Galentine’s Day!
Send somebody tea!
To start off the new year, we’re holding a High Tea for 2 Giveaway! To enter the drawing, all you need to do is:
- Follow us on Instagram at @secretgardentea
- Comment on this photo, sharing one of your favourite teatime memories!
We’ll enter all participants into a drawing on 2/1/18, and announce the winner via Instagram. We look forward to hearing about your favourite teatime memories!
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Earl Grey, the quintessential black tea blended with citrusy bergamot, is the perfect gift for the holidays. We have an Earl Grey for everyone on your list – from creamy vanilla Earl Grey, to lavender or rose-scented Earl Grey.
Now through the rest of the month, you can get ALL of our Earl Grey teas 15%off when you order online with the discount code GIFTS. That includes our Black Tea Gift Sets! Here are the teas on sale now:
Creamy Earl Grey
Tins of Tea – Buckingham Palace & Creamy Earl Grey
Teabags – Buckingham Palace & Creamy Earl Grey
Teabag Gift Set
Black Tea Gift Set
Lavender Earl Grey
French Earl Grey
Organic Creamy Earl Grey
Earl Grey Decaf
Get a head start on your holiday shopping and stock up on your favourite teas with our Earl Grey Sale this week!
Save 15% on Earl Grey Teas Now!
Every December, we serve a special Holiday High Tea! This menu replaces our regular menu for the month of December, and features extra special touches to make the perfect festive celebration.
We’re excited to share our December Holiday High Tea Menu this year!
Click here to learn more and reserve your table for December Holiday High Tea
We can hardly believe it, but it’s been a year since we’ve moved to our new location in Kerrisdale. We’re so grateful for your support over this past year, and we’d like to celebrate with you!
Visit us on Wednesday, September 6th, and we’ll give you a classic Secret Garden Mini Lemon Tart for free.
With buttery shortbread tart shells and creamy lemon filling, our Lemon Tarts are the perfect sweets to pair with a pot of tea. We hope to see you on Wednesday!
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