VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Camellia Tea Room

High Tea       Camellia Tea Room 1

Current Hours: Open Thursdays - Sundays, 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Reservations are only taken for specialty Afternoon Tea Events.

Our menu features freshly baked Milner scones with Devonshire cream and strawberry jam or whipped butter with raspberry jam, Milner exclusive tea blends, coffee and a rotating selection of hot soups, sandwiches and decadent seasonal desserts. Please check our Facebook or Instagram pages every Wednesday to see the latest menu for the upcoming weekend! 

Please Note: The Camellia Tea Room is currently operating on a first-come-first-serve, walk-in basis with a capacity of up to 34 guests at one time in the Camellia Tea Room and Wisteria Room. Additional guests can be accepted if the patio is open (weather and volunteer capacity dependent) We have limited space for groups of 5 or more. The Camellia Tea Room does not take cash or AMEX. Large group private bookings and reservations for regular tea service are not being accepted at this time.

Afternoon Tea service is being offered on a special events basis and will be by reservation only. Stay up to date on our website, social media platforms and e-newsletter for the announcement of our next specialty Afternoon Tea event!

You service is proudly provided by the generosity and hard-working efforts of our Volunteer Team. 

We are thrilled to carry our exclusive Milner Signature Tea selections, beautifully handcrafted by The Denman Island Tea Company. Milner Gardens Signature Tea Blends are available for purchase at the Pool House Gift Shop.

Milner Gardens Signature Tea Blends


A Milner Gardens membership or admission to the Gardens is required to access the Camellia Tea Room.