Creamy Earl Grey Black Tea is our daily go-to tea, but it’s easy to forget we have so many other delicious teas to enjoy. For instance, green teas are delicate and refreshing. They have less caffeine than black teas, making it a great afternoon tea option.
If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love our Green Pear Green Tea – a luscious infusion of smooth green tea, juicy pear, and rose. It pairs wonderfully with a light cheese platter or a fruit parfait!
See our Green Teas
Mother’s Day is coming up soon! If you’re not sure what to get mom, this is the guide for you.
Mother’s Day Gift Certificates
Need a last minute gift? Choose our electronic gift certificates! Your mom will love our popular High Tea For 2 Gift Certificate, or select a dollar amount, good for any in-store purchase. Paper Gift Certificates are also available, and receive free shipping across Canada.
Share Quality Time With Mother’s Day High Tea To Go
If your mother lives nearby, our Mother’s Day High Tea To Go is the perfect way to celebrate the day! Enjoy a picnic in the park, or a special tea party in the comfort of your own home. Simply pre-order at least 3 days in advance, and pick up your treats on Mother’s Day! You can even rent teaware to complete the tea party.
Tea Tins and Gift Sets
Our beautiful tea tins and gift sets are sure to please! We even have a special Limited Edition Lucky Year of the Pig Tea, filled with good wishes for luck and prosperity!
Sending warm wishes for a wonderful Mother’s Day!
A simple pot of tea can be the perfect antidote to a hectic day. Just steep, sip, and let your worries drift away. Here are a few of our favourite teas to relax with after a busy day:
Creamy Earl Grey
This is our most popular black tea, and for good reason! Smooth black tea and citrusy bergamot create a fragrant, soothing infusion. The addition of creamy vanilla is our unique take on this quintessential British afternoon tea.
Buy Creamy Earl Grey
Blue Angel Herbal Tea
This caffeine-free herbal tea melds tangy hibiscus, sweet caramel and creamy apple to create a delightfully fruity infusion. With a playful pink hue, it is always a hit with kids and adults alike!
Buy Blue Angel Herbal Tea
Vanilla Rooibos Herbal Tea
Creamy vanilla bean and almond pieces add sweetness to nutty rooibos tea, yielding a rich, caffeine-free blend that is perfect to sip any time of day.
Buy Vanilla Rooibos Herbal Tea
Here in Vancouver, the weather is turning cool and rainy. On days like this, there’s nothing more delightful than a pot of hot tea and a sweet treat when you need a break from the hectic pace of life. After a moment’s respite, you’ll be refreshed and ready to face the rest of the day!
Here are a few of our favourite tea and treat pairings:
Our housemade Cranberry Chocolate Shortbread is a rich, decadent treat. Creamy Vanilla Rooibos herbal tea complements the chocolate and berries, while undertones of nutty almonds add depth.
Our delicate Rosemary Olive Oil Shortbread is light and flaky, with a savoury herbal note and a hint of sea salt. We like to pair it with the gently floral Lavender Earl Grey for a sweet and soothing combination.
Great big Milk Chocolate Oatmeal Pecan Cookies are a gourmet twist on a classic sweet. Filled with pecans and a hint of spice, these cookies stand up well to the ginger heat of Masala Chai.
Whatever tea and treats you pair, we hope that your tea break offers a comforting break to renew you for the rest of the day!
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Our High Tea To Go is the perfect romantic date idea. Recently, two Secret Garden customers celebrated their engagement with a special High Tea To Go at Lighthouse Park!
A cozy tea party at home or a romantic picnic outdoors can be the perfect way to commemorate a special occasion, or just a way to spend time with a loved one. We even rent all the teaware you need to complete the experience!
Cheers! Featuring our new August High Tea sweet, the Apple Pie Cupcake with Sour Cream Frosting.
Where will you take your High Tea To Go? We look forward to helping you celebrate the special moments in life!
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We hope you’ve been enjoying the sunshine this summer! Here’s a quick iced tea recipe to cool down with when the weather gets hot:
Steep 2 teaspoons of tea leaves in 8 ounces of boiling water, for 3 minutes. Remove leaves and add lemon, sweetener, or milk if desired.
Pour over a glass of ice, and enjoy!
With our wide variety of teas, the iced tea options are endless. Here are a few of our favourites:
Lemony Earl Grey
Our best-selling Creamy Earl Grey makes a delightful iced tea. Poured over ice, we like to add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and simple syrup to bring out the natural, refreshing citrus notes.
Vanilla Jasmine Iced Tea
Fragrant jasmine blossoms and creamy vanilla are a match made in heaven! Blend Jasmine Green Tea with Vanilla Almond Black Tea for a fragrant, sophisticated iced tea.
Iced Hibiscus Punch
Our Blue Angel Herbal Tea is a blend of tangy pink hibiscus and fruit pieces. Naturally sweet, it’s popular with kids! For a “fruit punch,” add a splash of lemonade.
Iced Creamy Caramel
Our Creamy Caramel Rooibos is a unique thirst quencher. Smooth caramel and nutty rooibos yield a decadent, caffeine-free infusion. Enjoy it on its own or add a touch of milk.
Visit our Online Teashop to Buy Iced Teas
Kids love tea! Perhaps you have your own memories of playing tea party as a child, or having tea with your parents or grandparents.
Recently The Secret Garden hosted a Teddy Bear picnic in the park for some of our youngest customers. They loved “playing grownup” with the fancy teacups and teapots, complete with our bright pink Blue Angel herbal tea.
You can host your own Teddy Bear Tea Party with our Children’s High Tea To Go (teaware rented separately). Or bring your little ones in enjoy our Children’s High Tea here at the Garden!
Teatime is a great way to create treasured memories with your kids. Here are a few photos from the Teddy Bear picnic:
It’s iced tea season! Stop by our shop for a refreshing glass of citrusy Creamy Earl Grey or fruity Blue Angel hibiscus tea.
You can also enjoy our iced tea at home. Here is a simple recipe to make iced tea anytime:
- Steep 2 teaspoons of tea leaves in 8 ounces of boiling water for 3 minutes.
- Pour over ice into a heat-tempered glass.
- Add lemon, simple syrup, or milk if desired. (Do not add milk to hibiscus tea blends or tea with fresh lemon.)
Browse our teas online and see more of our favourite iced tea recipes.
Spring is just around the corner. It’s refreshing to have some sunshine and see delicate crocuses and snowdrops peeking out of gardens!
If you’re in a floral mood this month, try our Avalon Blend Black Tea. It’s luscious blend of vanilla, rose petals and citrusy bergamot that pairs perfectly with our March High Tea.
For every sale of Avalon Blend, we donate a portion of proceeds to the Avalon Recovery Society, where women in recovery can find strength and hope in a supportive environment.
Buy Avalon Blend Earl Grey
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!