Georgia Straight “5 Dainty Places for Afternoon Tea”

Posted on

Best places for afternoon tea in Vancouver, BC - The Secret Garden Tea Company featured by The Georgia Straight


Recently the Secret Garden was featured in the Georgia Straight‘s article 5 Dainty Places to find Afternoon Tea in Vancouver:

“Delectable house-made miniature sweets, scones, and a variety of blended teas served on delicate china. Enjoy a delightful afternoon in this cozy and charming tea shop in Arbutus Ridge.”

We’ve been sharing experience of afternoon tea for 20 years, and would love to host you soon!

Read the full article


Shaw TV Features Secret Garden in “Hidden Gems of Vancouver”

Posted on

Erin Wyder, co-owner of The Secret Garden, is interviewed by Shaw TV in Vancouver
January 2016

Shaw TV recently visited The Secret Garden in their feature “Hidden Gems of Vancouver.”

In this clip, Erin shares the story behind how The Secret Garden got started 20 years ago, and Shaw TV host Bianca Solterbeck meets some of our long-time customers:


In this clip, Bianca samples the Garden’s signature High Tea Service and Creamy Earl Grey tea:

Click here for the full 20-minute feature “Hidden Gems of Vancouver”



High Praise for High Tea

Posted on

Weyelp‘re honoured to have a 4-star rating on Yelp. Here are just a few of the comments that customers have left:

  • “High tea never tasted so good.”
  • “So fun! I want to bathe in some of the teas.”
  • “I’ve had high tea at several different places before and so far, Secret Garden is the best I’ve been to.”
  • “Thank you for making my moms birthday so perfect!”

If you’ve had a good experience at the Garden, we’d very much appreciate you supporting our business by leaving a review on Yelp. And if you have any suggestions for us, please feel free to fill out our feedback form. We love to hear from our customers, and are grateful for your support and suggestions!




Secret Garden featured in Vancouver Observer

Posted on

Secret Garden High Tea mother-daughter Tea Date - featured in the Vancouver Observer as a Kerrisale "must-see"

“Why we love Kerrisdale”

September 2015

“Jennifer Hungerford and her seven-year-old daughter Victoria are the unofficial ‘tea party tourists’ of Kerrisdale. It’s a tradition they started when Victoria was three, and since then they’ve had tea parties all over the neighbourhood.

“’She’s big into tea,’ Jennifer says with a smile as her daughter picks a peach and pistachio frangipane tart from the three-tiered tray in front of them. Today they’ve chosen the Secret Garden Tea Company on West Boulevard, their favourite local tea party purlieu.

“’My grandmother was English and we had tea every Sunday when we visited,’ she explains. ‘It’s something we don’t really do at home ceremoniously like she would do, but when we come here it sort of feels like what she would normally have.’

This is why people love Kerrisdale so much, I realize, turning my attention back to my own pot of steaming vanilla rooibos. There’s something here for everybody that reminds them of home and heritage…”

Read the full article by Vancouver Observer

Best Earl Grey in Vancouver

Posted on


Secret Garden was listed as the #1 place for the Best Earl Grey in Vancouver by Foursquare! Here are some of our customer reviews on Foursquare:

“Try the Creamy Earl Grey! Best tea in the house.”

“Try the Creamy Earl Grey <3″

“Our favourite spot for high-tea with the ladies. Ask for the classic Creamy Earl Grey (with a hint of vanilla) and extra Devon cream for your pastries.”

Have you tried our famous Creamy Earl Grey?

Read the article on Foursquare

Read more reviews of The Secret Garden

Children’s High Tea Review by

Posted on

Recently reviewed The Secret Garden’s High Tea and Children’s High Tea:

“We have found the perfect escape for a little “me” time! High Tea at the Secret Garden Tea Company is the perfect way to spend an afternoon removed from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Vancouver High Tea reviews of The Secret Garden - best spot for afternoon tea“We enjoyed our High Tea with our 8 year old daughter, who was positively over-the-moon to be partaking in such sophistication! High Tea at the Secret Garden Tea Company is a truly special experience, that absolutely anyone in any age group, will enjoy.

“The Secret Garden Tea Company is conveniently located in Kerrisdale Village. Why not make a day of it!? With many fantastic shops for mamas and kiddos nearby, including Hills of Kerrisdale and Isola Bella, a perfect afternoon would include some shopping, a mommy-daughter mani-pedi at The Pure Nail Bar and High Tea at the Secret Garden Tea Company…”

Click here to read the full article

Click here to read more reviews of The Secret Garden


Secret Garden Named One of Vancouver’s Best Teahouses

Posted on



Recently the Secret Garden was named one of Vancouver’s best teahouses by Vancity Buzz!

“With a vast amount of teas on offer, a range of homemade miniature sweets and scones, and an inviting atmosphere, The Secret Garden Tea Company is the perfect place to enjoy a spot of tea with friends. Choose from a variety of specially blended teas, like the vanilla almond black tea, served steaming hot in a teapot with a teacup and saucer.”

Click here to read the full article

Click here to read more reviews of The Secret Garden