Most of Canada is all about coffee, but many residents of British Columbia lean towards tea. Vancouver has recently caught this wave with the addition of localized specialty tea houses, and The Urban Tea Market is one of the area's finest.
Located between Georgia and Alberni Streets in downtown Vancouver, the modern location is easily accessible to tourists, business personnel, and residents. But it's also easily missed as the modern façade is resembles more of a high-end fashion retailer than a contemporary tea salon.
But if you set aside your expectations long enough to find it, Urban Tea will astound you with its selections of over 200 teas, a sweet shop, cafe, gift items, and even afternoon tea service.
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