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1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
+1 250-383-3112
07:30 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've come here for many years & always enjoy the scones, jam & clotted cream. A solid spot for a light bite or afternoon tea that won't set you bk $40-$50 dollars😊

Thank Ray B
Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting and had lovely china that you can but. There is also a vast array of food which looked quite good but I am not a tea drinker.

Thank grammiabi
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely shop, scone was amazing. Taking tea home too. Online store means we can enjoy it back in Saskatchewan!

Thank MavisfromSK
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loveeeed their scones here. Hubby and I would duck into Murchies on a rainy day on our vacation (a couple of times) and enjoy a cuppa and a scone with jam and cream and it was delish. Best scones I could find in the city. Just keep in mind the earlier you get there, the more likely you are to... More 

Thank Kayley L
Waterloo, Canada
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large and busy tea room/coffee shop/gift store. Besides selling great tea, coffee, pastries, cakes and lunch items they also have a separate counter for specialty teas and coffees for you to brew at home. At the back of the store there are beautiful gift items such as teapots, mugs and other table items. We were there on... More 

Thank canawacky
Victoria, Canada
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The café offers delicious soup and sandwiches as well as quiche(they call it a "tart"). There is a large choice of sandwiches and too large a tempting choice of pastries. I had the special chicken Tart as well as the bocconcini salad and my friend and I split the vanilla strawberry custard layer cake. Great selection of delicious teas as... More 

Windsor, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 477 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is or was primarily tea room, but now coffee is just as popular at least for dining in. For the retail outlet it seems tea is the clear winner. The place really is classy and comfortable to stay for an hour or so with friends and family. Wish there was a place like this at home. Enjoy!

Thank James A
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good store to buy some local teas and they have a very good tea room, albeit it is a bit on the expensive side.

1 Thank TravelOften1968
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

When ever I visit Victoria, BC I always make a point to stop at Murchies on Government Street. The varieties of coffee and teas to purchase is unbelievable. Then move over to their coffee shop to sample a coffee or tea with a sandwich or pastry. My personal favourite is Murchies Afternoon blend tea and a black currant scone with... More 

Thank Susan T
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a must stop in Victoria. Even just to look and the lovely tea selection. Food wise, we got the Barcelona and Roma sandwiches to go for our dinner on the Clipper return trip to Seattle. Very tasty and good. I did get three Macaroons and found them to be okay. Caramel was standard, Passion Fruit was great, mint... More 

Thank Liz M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-383-3112

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