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Sleep Remedies

Discover newfound vitality when you get a good night’s sleep on a regular basis – look, feel and perform better. Adequate rest is important to your entire system on every level – it boosts brain power and memory, benefits mood

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Tea Mimosa

Let the party begin with this effortless cocktail! A delightful and refreshing Tea Mimosa is the perfect way to greet guests as they arrive for dinner. It also makes a wonderful signature drink at a cocktail party. Ingredients 3 tbsp. Silk Road Tea ½ cup white

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Imperial Earl Grey Syrup Recipe

Make a refreshing, Italian-style TEA SODA with Imperial Earl Grey syrup. It’s simple and economical to make, preservative-free and low in calories. Great for kids and adults alike! Early Grey Syrup Ingredients 4 tbsp. Imperial Earl Grey 2 cups boiling water 1½ cups

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Sweet Peach Paradise Tea Latté Recipe

PEACH PARADISE is a Ceylon black tea grown at 6000 feet in elevation, blended with calendula flowers, citrus peel, and peach fruit essence. Make a simple and delicious tea latté!   2 tsp. PEACH PARADISE tea 1 cup boiling water

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MATCHA SALAD DRESSING

A delicious dressing for mixed greens and cold noodle salads, or dipping sauce for bread as an appetizer. 1/4 tsp. MATCHA 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 2/3 cup olive or cold pressed sesame oil 1 tbsp. mirin 1 tsp soy

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Secrets behind great teas

What separates an ordinary tea from a tea masterpiece? First and foremost, it begins with the quality of tea leaves used. Soil conditions, altitude, climate, and even the location on the bush the leaf was plucked from are all critical

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Upcoming Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events Share the fun of tea with a friend, a date, out of town guests, or come on your own. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place at our Vancouver store (2066 West 4th Ave in Kitsilano) or Chinatown

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CAFFEINE CONTENT OF TEA

CAFFEINE CONTENT OF TEA & COFFEE (approximate milligrams per cup) black tea                            25-110mg semi-green/oolong tea 12-55mg white tea                  

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TEA BREWING INSTRUCTIONS

Hot Tea Introduce your teapot to the temperate climes of the tea realm by preheating the teapot with hot water. Pour 2 cups of water over 1 tsp. of SILK ROAD premium quality, organic loose tea. herbal tea bring water to

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Tea Infused Spirits

Enjoy tea-infused spirits on their own, or combine with other ingredients to create divine and sophisticated cocktails. Add the infused alcohol to hot or cold tea drinks, or tea punch. Tea-infused vodka or gin is perfect for making martinis. 24

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There's always something brewing at SILK ROAD.

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Locations

Silk Road Tea
Chinatown - Retail Store & Spa
1624 Government Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 1Z3
Tel: 250 382 0006
(view map)

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Silk Road Tea Vancouver
2066 West 4th Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J1M9
Tel: 778 379 8481

Silk Road Tea at The Victoria Public Market
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
6-1701 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 0C1
Tel: 778-433-9838
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Contact Us

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: mailorder@silkroadtea.com

GENERAL INQUIRIES
e: silkroad@silkroadtea.com

VICTORIA CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA
Tel: 250 382 0006

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE
Tel: 778 379 8481

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON
Tel: 778-433-9838

WHOLESALE
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: wholesale@silkroadtea.com

HOURS OF OPERATION

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Please note you may also email us for assistance at mailorder@silkroadtea.com
Monday - Friday 10am-5 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday & Holidays CLOSED

CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Friday 10am-6 pm
Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday 11am-5 pm

WHOLESALE ORDERS & ENQUIRIES
Monday-Friday 10am-5 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Holidays CLOSED

Fresh, Organic Tea = More Antioxidants. No Artificial Flavours, Colours, Sweeteners, Dairy or Soy. Gluten-Free.