The Secret Garden is the perfect place to have a Private Party! Have our entire store to yourself to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, bridal showers, and other special events. Once you've experienced our High Tea, you'll understand why we've been voted Best Teahouse in Vancouver 10 years in a row!
For our Private Parties we require a minimum of 20 people, and a maximum of 50 guests. Two servers will be available to serve you during your party.
This special High Tea seating is available to you and your loved ones Monday-Sunday at 4:30pm. Enjoy our store for three hours of fun!
$75 per person plus tax and 20% auto gratuity
We require a credit card to hold the date and are only able to take reservations two months in advance at this time. A charge of 20 dollars per person will be taken if you have to cancel your party within 7 days of your selected date.
Please read through our FAQ's and use the contact form at the bottom of this page to inquire about booking your private tea party!
How many people do I need to book a private party at the Garden?
Minimum of 20 guests, and a maximum of 50.
How much does it cost?
$75 per person plus tax and 20% auto gratuity
What food will be served?
Each guest will be served our Seasonal High Tea, which includes three tiers of homemade sweets, scones, savouries, and your choice of Secret Garden Tea.
What type of drinks are available?
An individual pot of Secret Garden Tea is included with your High Tea. We also offer Prosecco, Mimosas, Shirley Temples, Red Wine, and White Wine at an additional cost.
When can I book a private party?
Any day of the week at 4:30pm.
What is the difference between a private party and your regular High Tea seating?
For our private parties you will have the entire restaurant just for you and your guests! Two servers will be of service to you the entire time and we welcome you to decorate our store as you please, making for an extra-special occasion.
Will other people be in the restaurant with us?
No, this is an extra special experience where we close off our store just for your event.
How much time will I have?
You will have the entire restaurant to yourself for three hours of party time.
Can I decorate?
Yes, we’d love for you to decorate! Our only ask is that there are no decorations on the walls and no confetti.
Can we have separate bills?
No, the credit card provided to hold your reservation will be charged the full amount of your party.
Will I have to pay before the event?
50% of the cost will be charged when you confirm how many guests are attending and 50% will be charged the morning of your private party.
What happens if I cancel?
You have up until 7 days before your party to cancel. If you cancel within 7 days of your selected date, a charge of $20 per person will be charged to the credit card provided.
If I have less than 20 people, can I still have a private party?
Yes, you can, however, you will be charged the amount of 20 adult guests.
What if I have a guest that does not show up?
You will be charged for the full number of guests that were provided the day before your party as the High Tea will have been prepped for them.
Can we stay longer than three hours?
Please know that we’re only able to host you for three hours in order to have our staff prepare the restaurant for the next morning.
Can kids come with us?
Of course! You can look at our Children’s High Tea Menu here.
Can we have a table for our gifts?
Yes, we’d be happy to accommodate. Please let our management team know ahead of time so that we can have it set up for you.
How far in advance can I book?
We can take reservations two months in advance at this time.
Can I bring my own cake?
Yes! Please let our management team know ahead of time. A charge of $2 per person will be added to your bill for cake cutting. You are also welcome to cut the cake yourself at no extra charge.
One of my guests is Gluten Free. Can you accommodate?
We offer Gluten Free High Tea. Please see our menu here.
One of my guests is a Vegetarian. Can you accommodate?
We offer Vegetarian High Tea. Please see our menu here.
One of my guests is a Vegan. Can you accommodate?
We offer Vegan High Tea. Please see our menu here.
One of my guests is allergic to something on your current High Tea. Can you accommodate?
Yes, please let our management team know ahead of time.
*Kindly note that we will not be taking private party reservations for Mother's Day Weekend. May 6th-8th, 2022*
Let's get this party started! Please use this form to inquire about a large private tea party with us.