In a couple of previous ‘Food‘ posts we’ve discussed some of our favourite coffee shops in and around Victoria. We thought we’d switch that up a bit and talk about tea instead.
1) Murchie’s Tea and Coffee: Murchie’s has been an icon in Victoria for somewhere around a century. Located on Government Street, it’s a short walk from the Inner Harbour, and a ‘must stop’ location on many visitors’ agendas. Murchie’s has a seating capacity of 110, and in addition to fine teas and coffees they have a wonderful lunch menu and many different choices for desserts or accompaniments to ‘afternoon tea’. There’s also a large shop with loose teas, coffees, spices, teapots, coffeemakers, cups, saucers, kitchenware and more. The ‘tea rooms’ at the top of the stairs also feature work by local artists. If you’ve walked out of Munro’s Books (just up the street) with a package under your arm, this is a great place to sit and flip through your purchase! Continue Reading →