Vegan High Tea in Vancouver!

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New Vegan High Tea at The Secret Garden Tea Company in Vancouver, BC Canada

Many of you have been asking for vegan options, so we’re thrilled to share our brand new Vegan High Tea with you!

We also have a new Vegan Scone, and new vegan lunch menu items. All items are completely egg, dairy and honey free. So far the feedback on our vegan menu has been great! One customer shared, “I thought that the Vegan High Tea would be a compromise. It wasn’t!”

We also still offer our popular Gluten Free High Tea and Vegetarian High Tea. We hope these new vegan offerings will make it even easier for more people to enjoy our delicious tea and treats!

Learn More About Vegan High Tea

Here are some photos of our new Vegan High Tea:

Vegan High Tea in Vancouver, BC at The Secret Garden Tea Company

Vegan Mini Lemon Tart, Lavender Earl Grey Brownie, and Coconut Banana Cream Pie with Housemade Vegan Dulce de Lece

Vegan High Tea Scone and Tea Cookie

Vanilla Rose Scone with Raspberry Jam and Strawberry Viennese Whirl Cookie

Vegan High Tea Vancouver - at The Secret Garden Tea Company

Creamy Mini Leek & Mushroom Pies, Housemade Focaccia with Avocado, Tomato, Spinach & Green Goddess Dressing, Roasted Red Peppers & Kalamata Olives on Savoury Pesto Cornbread Muffins

Vegan High Tea in Vancouver

Vegan High Tea 3-Tiered Tray

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Celebrations at The Secret Garden

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Secret Garden customer Pam Grossman recently celebrated her 60th birthday over High Tea! She shared:

“We all lead such busy lives, thus in celebration of my 60th birthday, I thought the perfect way to slow down, relax, and truly warm one’s soul was to spend time with friends & family while enjoying tea and treats at The Secret Garden. What a wonderful, memorable way to spend a cold crisp Saturday afternoon!”

Happy birthday, Pam!

Do you have a Secret Garden story and photo you’d like to share?
Send us a note; we’d love to hear from you!


Women Aging Well Event on February 27th

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On 2/27/19, BC Women’s Hospital is hosting a special after-hours event at The Secret Garden!

Enjoy an engaging evening of discussion on women’s health, learning tips on prioritizing and advocating for our health as we age. You’ll also hear from two incredible speakers:

Genesa Greening, President + CEO of BC Women’s Hospital Foundation will share her personal story of building resiliency in the face of chronic pain, and why she has become a tireless advocate for women’s health.

Stephanie Rhone, BC Women’s Senior Medical Director, will lead an informative discussion on the importance of prioritizing your health as you age with key tips every woman needs on how to stay healthy.

You’ll be treated to a wide array of Secret Garden treats including savouries, desserts, tea, and sparkling wine. You’ll also receive a gift bag with more Secret Garden goodies to take home.

100% of ticket sales and funds raised at this event will benefit BC Women’s Hospital Foundation. Come and connect with others to celebrate women and the importance of our health!

Click here to learn more & buy tickets for this exclusive event.

BC Women's Hospital

Tea Quotes

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Tea Quote - As far as her mom was concerned, tea fixed everything... In case of Armageddon, steep for three to five minutes.

“As far as her mom was concerned, tea fixed everything. Have a cold? Have some tea. Broken bones? There’s a tea for that too. Somewhere in her mother’s pantry, Laurel suspected, was a box of tea that said, ‘In case of Armageddon, steep three to five minutes’.”

– Aprilynne Pike


New Pastries Available Daily!

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Our pastry chefs have been hard at work creating new treats for the new year! We’d love for you to try our new pastries, now available daily:

Raspberry Shortbread

New Raspberry Shortcake

Layers of vanilla sponge cake, creme chantilly and fresh raspberries create a light and delightful treat.


Blueberry French Earl Grey Buttercream Cakes

Decadent layers of almond dacquoise spongecake and blueberry-French Earl Grey infused buttercream.


Apricot & Crystallized Ginger Shortbread

Housemade shortbread adorned with dried apricots, candied ginger and orange zest.


Chocolate Chai Meringues (Gluten Free)

New Chocolate Chai Meringues (Gluten Free)

Creamy chocolate meringues blended with chai spices and black tea. Gluten free, but not prepared in a gluten free environment.


Peanut Butter & Jelly Cups

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cups

Peanut butter cookie shells filled with creamy peanut butter and chocolate jelly are sure to delight both kids and adults alike!


Vegan Scones

Vegan Rose Vanilla Scones

New vegan scones dusted with rose petals.


Petit Cheddar Cheese & Chive Scones

New Cheddar Cheese and Chive Scones

These freshly baked savoury scones pair perfectly with a cup of soup and a pot of hot tea.


Purchase In-Store

Order pastries at the Secret Garden

You can purchase our treats by the piece from our pastry case in-store. Click here for store directions and hours.

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Pre-Order By the Dozen

Planning a party? Pre-order our Treats by the Dozen, to pick up in-store on the day of your event.

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Teas to Relax With

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Teas to Relax With - Creamy Earl Grey

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 Hibiscus Herbal Tea

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

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




tea quotes

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There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life. - Lin Yutang

“There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.” – Lin Yutang


Holiday High Tea To Go – Spread the Christmas Cheer

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Holiday High Tea To Go

Did you know you can take our High Tea outside the tearoom? Spread Christmas cheer by bringing a loved one Holiday High Tea To Go or Treats By the Dozen!

High Tea To Go is a special way to celebrate the holidays at home, with all of the same delicious treats as our High Tea Menu. Simply pre-order online at least 72 hours in advance, to pick up your treats on the day you choose.

Order December Holiday High Tea To Go


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Secret Garden Tea Company Gingerbread Men

Our festive gingerbread men remind us to smile and enjoy the season with a dash of humour and playfulness. The holidays can be hectic, but it’s also a special time to cherish. Wishing you a warm and happy holiday season!