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Upcoming Workshops

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FREE Workshops & Events Share the fun of tea with a friend, a date, out of town guests, or come on your own. Unless otherwise noted, classestake place at our Chinatown location (1624 Government St). Space is limited, so register

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New! MANGO LEMONADE TEA

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SUMMER ICED TEA BLEND mouthwatering mango & luscious lemon healthy, naturally sweet, sugar-free thirst-quenching & rich in anti-oxidants no artificial flavours Ingredients: black tea, lemongrass, calendula, lemon, mango Mango Lemonade Tea makes a delicious iced tea & a fantastic base for

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Tea Jelly Recipe

Silk Road Tea Jelly Recipe from The Teahouse at Abkhazi Garden

Make your own TEA JELLY! Tea Jellies are a delicious, economical home-made treat that also make a great gift and are fast and easy to make – in just 20 minutes, you can have a selection of yummy jellies ready

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Sleep Remedies

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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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Chai Chocolate Truffle Recipe

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A whiskey truffle like no other! Make irresistible chocolate truffles with SILK ROAD CHAI tea for a luscious, mouthwatering treat with a touch of spice. It’s easier than you think! Ingredients 6 tbsp. SILK ROAD CHAI* 4 tbsp. whiskey 300g

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Antarctic Expedition Tea

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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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MAYAN MAGIC TEA RECIPE

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Pour 2 cups boiling water over 2 tsp. VELVET POTION  loose tea. Steep 2–5 minutes, and then strain. Pour tea into a mug or bowl. Dissolve hot chocolate powder into the tea. Use amount of hot chocolate powder as directed on

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Silk Road Santa – Spa Special

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Special has ENDED. SILK ROAD Santa is here to make wishes come true & spread tranquilli-TEA this holiday season! Come in for a 1hr MASSAGE for only $59, or  a 1hr GREEN TEA FACIAL for only $35 (+ tax) between Dec

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ANTIDOTE KIT

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Harness the power of tea and aromatherapy to keep you healthy and energized throughout the day. Kit is currently out-of-stock, but products are sold individually. Antidote Kit – only $24.99 ($40 value!) Tea: Angelwater, Moonlight on the Grove & Black

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CAFFEINE CONTENT OF TEA

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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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There's always something brewing at SILK ROAD.

Our blog is your ultimate resource for recipe ideas, tea education & culture, spa secrets, health & wellness tips, workshops & special events. Visit regularly to be inspired inside & out!

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Locations

Silk Road Tea
Chinatown - Retail Store & Spa
1624 Government Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 1Z3

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Silk Road Tea Vancouver
2066 West 4th Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J1M9

Silk Road Tea at The Victoria Public Market
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
6-1701 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 0C1

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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: 250 704 2688 (press 2)

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE
Tel: 778 379 8481

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

WHOLESALE
Tel: 250 388 6815
Fax: 250 382 0001
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
Monday - Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5pm
Extended Summer Hours Open until 8 pm Friday & Saturday

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am - 5:30pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm

WHOLESALE ORDERS & ENQUIRIES
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Holidays CLOSED

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