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silk road plant fiber teabags

Our teabags are made of plant fibre & the entire teabag (including tag & string) are compostable. We wish this were the standard everywhere, but it’s actually quite rare. Most other teabags are either made from: a) nylon or petroleum

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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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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 iced tea latté! Peaches & Cream Iced Latte 2 tsp. PEACH PARADISE

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WATER QUALITY & TEA by Tea Master, Daniela Cubelic

WATER QUALITY & TEA by Tea Master, Daniela Cubelic ancient wisdom, tips and modern secrets to great tasting tea and healthy water The important relationship that water has to tea is encapsulated in an ancient Chinese saying, which is that

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Iced Tea Lattes

iced tea lattes

An iced tea latte’s rich, creamy flavour combined with the icy coolness is a great pick-me-up in hot weather. it’s like DESSERT in a glass! The advantage of making your own from scratch is that they can taste really decadent,

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Tea Lemonade

Iced tea + lemonade are a match made in heaven. When combined, they yield fantastic, thirst quenching results. Lemonade acts as a natural sweetener for the tea, while the tea benefits from the tart, refreshing burst of citrus flavour.  Studies

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Iced Brew Tea

Ice Brew Tea

  Ice Brewing is the perfect method when traveling or camping when access to a kettle or hot water is limited. When traveling and staying in an hotel, bring your favourite tea, and all you’ll need is ice from the hotel’s ice

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Classic Iced Tea Recipe

Homemade iced tea using premium quality tea, is bursting with antioxidant goodness and delicious flavour. Iced tea is easy to make in large quantities, and is incredibly economical, too. Enjoy sipping this thirst quenching and healthy drink on a daily basis.

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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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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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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
Tel: 250 382 0006
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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

SPA BOOKINGS
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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-4 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

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
*Sept 27 CLOSED

WHOLESALE ORDERS & ENQUIRIES
Monday-Friday 10am-4 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.