O5 Rare Tea Bar
Propaganda Hair Salon
Propaganda features excellent hair washing complete with relaxing scalp massages. The staff is a mix of trendy and cool but...
West 4th Avenue
This strollable smorgasbord of stores and restaurants may have your credit cards whimpering for mercy after a couple of hours. Since...
Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden
Don't be put off by the name: this verdant city garden is an oasis among the backstreets of Kits. A rustic plot with a cob shed, compost...
49th Parallel Coffee
Kitsilano's favorite independent coffeehouse; nip in here to hangout with the cool locals. A spartan, cafeteria-style room with high...
Sophie's Cosmic Café
Slide between the oversized knife and fork flanking the entrance and step into one of Vancouver's favorite retro-look diners, with a...
2208 W 4th Ave · interesting places nearby
O5 Rare Tea Bar information
A sign of the modern-day renaissance of tea bars, this lounge-like hipster spot is ideal for fans of that other hot caffeine beverage. Perch on a metal stool at the counter – which has the feel of a communal long-table – and prepare for a tea-based voyage of discovery. Single cups cost $5 to $7, while tasting flights are up to $17.
Be aware that the top-end teas here can be very expensive and it's easy to drop $50 on a couple of nice ones to take home. There are also regular evening tasting events that are always fun and revealing: check ahead before your visit to see what's coming up.