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SMOKY TOMATO SOUP

Use your favourite recipe to make either a cream based, or non-creamy tomato soup. Both work very well to create an irresistibly smoky tomato soup that is mouth-wateringly delicious, right down to the last spoonful! Replace a portion of the

Posted in BLACK, COOKING WITH TEA, FEATURED, QUICK & EASY RECIPE IDEAS, SAVORY IDEAS, TEA RECIPES

WARD OFF WINTER COLDS & FLU

Looking for great natural remedies to boost your system and ward off winter colds and flu?  Studies indicate green tea & ginger can not only prevent illness, but help you recover faster too. Our Winter Warrior Tea combines the power

Posted in FEATURED, HEALTH & WELLNESS, TEA 101

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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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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Antarctic Expedition Tea

Share a cup of history An exclusive, limited edition tea blend created by Tea Master and owner of SILK ROAD TEA, Daniela Cubelic, ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION TEA is a tribute to the Royal BC Museum exhibition Race to the End of the Earth, on display

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Yixing – China's Legendary Teaware

Yixing is a small region located in Jiangsu province (near Nanjing & Shanghai), renowned for producing clay teapots & stoneware pottery. The Story of Yixing Yixing Use Yixing Care Instructions the story of yixing There are three types of clays

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Maple Forest Tea Latté Recipe

Mix brewed CHOCOLATE PANDA tea with equal parts milk or non dairy alternative. Add 1/2 tsp. of maple syrup & stir to dissolve. Enjoy hot or iced.

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Honey & Tea for Your Health

Honey is a natural cough suppressant, and soothes sore throats, so it’s the perfect addition to your teacup this winter. Just brew & stir! During the winter season, it’s common to get run down. Drinking tea throughout the day can boost your

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF TEA

SILK ROAD teas are made with premium quality, fresh, organic botanicals. Exceptional freshness, combined with organic growing practices, results in higher antioxidant levels & superior flavour. What’s just as important as the premium quality ingredients we select for our teas, are

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JAPANESE TOKONAME KYUSU TEAPOT

The art of brewing tea has a long history in Japanese culture and traditions. Tea is more than simply a beverage to enjoy – it is the starting point for the way to live your life. As described in Kakuzo

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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
(view map)

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 - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm
XMAS HOURS Dec 1 - Dec 23
Monday - Wednesday 9:30am-6 pm
Thurs & Friday 9:30am-7 pm
Saturday 9:30am-6:30 pm
Sunday 11am-5 pm
XMAS HOURS Dec 24 - Jan 1
Dec 24 10am-4 pm
Dec 25 CLOSED
Dec 26 10am-5 pm
Dec 27-30 10am-6 pm
Dec 31 11am-4 pm
Jan 1 CLOSED

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-7 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm
XMAS HOURS Dec 24 - Jan 1
Dec 24 9am-4 pm
Dec 25 CLOSED
Dec 26 11am-5 pm
Dec 27-30 10am-7 pm
Dec 31 10am-4 pm
Jan 1 CLOSED

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday 11am-5 pm
XMAS HOURS
Dec 24 11am-3 pm
Dec 25 CLOSED
Dec 26 CLOSED
Dec 31 11am-4 pm
Jan 1 CLOSED

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.