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Murchie's

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££ - £££
Downtown
Cafe, British, Canadian
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1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
+1 250-383-3112
Today
07:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Liz M
Victoria, Canada
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157 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Murchie's is both a shop selling a wide assortment of teas and coffees (probably the most varied in Victoria) as well as tea and coffee pots and similar items and a very pleasant place to sit with a cup of tea or coffee and a scone (or a sandwich or salad) and relax from shopping at one of the numerous... More 

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Thank Bill H
Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best place to recharge and refresh. Whether you are in the mood for sweet or savory Murchies has it! Take a tea break while enjoying downtown. When you have finished the refreshments visit the retail side. Lovely selection of everything tea as well as a marvelous collection of loose leaf teas. This is the original tea store a charming... More 

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Thank Leslie B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and My friend were visiting Victoria, BC. I have been in Murchie's before, but not in the coffee shop. When you enter you will see there is a very nice and pricey tea mug and tea store on the left. Its typical British style, but on the right side there is a coffee/tea place with sweets and a few... More 

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Western part
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They give you your tea in a white teapot and write the name of the tea on it so you know what you got - and don't get it mixed up if there are more than one of you. The tea (or coffee) and pastries come on a nice silver tray. It is a lovely ambience and a nice place... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course it was a cold day and we had heard about this place, so decided to stop in and warm up. The Mocha is out of this world good. And the pastry is second to none some of the best. The line was kind of long but also had lots of seating.

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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch. The pastries are excellent. My daughter loves the tea and I like the coffee. Orders are taken at the counter. There are tables to sit, drink and relax. The store also sells teas, coffees, and accessories. This is one of our favorite places to visit when in Victoria.

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visit from Vancouver, we alway stop here for tea and a bite. This time we had bread pudding and it was delicious. A great ambience

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Thank Jim B
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good number of options for lunch in Downtown Victoria, a good selection of sweet and savoury lunch items.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a mid morning and mid afternoon snack here and was never disappointed. Good tea and a great latte. First time I had a raspberry danish which was melt in the mouth, next time I indulged in a HUGE chocolate chip cookie. Place was full of Christmas shoppers and although it was super busy the staff (and there was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?