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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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Edmonton, Canada
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Any time my wife and I stay in Victoria, Murchies is a must for morning snacks. Coffee and tea is superb, staff is excellent, food quality is super, but stuff is a bit pricey. Highly recommended!

Thank Frank S
Leiden, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I had breakfast here and picked up some snacks for later in the day. The baked goods are really quite good, although quite pricey. The chai tea was disappointing though, not having much of that typical distinctive spicy taste.

Thank juupke
Orillia, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Not that the tea or food were bad, they were actually good. But it's not the Empress, even though it seems to have that type of reputation. Maybe it was the time of day we arrived, but it seemed that they were running out of food and not bothering to replenish. We had read about the world famous scones only... More 

Thank hockeyfamily9
Long Beach, California
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I had the best croissant ever. I found out if you don't get there early you miss out on the almond croissant. I was staying at a B&B but got up early to get there when they opened so that I could purchase a couple for an afternoon treat. They also have a cake called Marie Antoinette that is delicious.... More 

Thank Valerie L
Burlington, Canada
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176 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Each time we come to Victoria we enjoy dropping in to browse this very interesting shop. The have hundreds of varieties of teas to purchase for home use plus they brew good teas and have great lattes. We sat and enjoyed a latte with their own reasonably priced, house-made pastries (they have sandwiches also) in a quiet comfortable "salon de... More 

Thank harry w
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The food in general is pretty good. You can even have a cup of tea in a hot pot. Good place for lunch or dessert. Be aware, some staffs are very unfriendly because of busy time during lunch time.

Thank steven00157
Chatham, Canada
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167 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Murchies is well located amongst all the tourist shopping in the downtown. After a morning or afternoon of wandering around and feet getting tired, this is a welcome place to come in and have a beverage, a pastry and to just relax. It is well visited and half of the store is a tea shop with a very large variety... More 

Thank MikeV57
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I brought my mum to Murchies late on a Saturday afternoon for tea-time. Ahhh, the familiar sights, sounds and smells of Murchies from childhood: so comforting. As we waited in line, looking at the baked goodies and discussing our decisions, my eyes strayed to where we might sit. It's usually fun to sit by the front windows and watch the... More 

Thank Margaret C
southern oregon
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176 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Old English charm and class! The food is super good and reasonably priced. They make the deserts and cakes, etc. on site and the quality is great. Try their almond croissant for a real treat!

Thank benddragon
Tacoma, Washington
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

You're definitely not in Kansas when you find yourself at Murchies! Located right in the downtown core of Victoria, British Columbia is this interesting little cafe, tea, and coffee bar. Not only can you pick your favorite beverage from a huge variety of teas and more that are available, but add to that a scrumptious sweet delight for a great... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?