We are featured in Bruce Richardson's book The Great Tea Rooms of America. Cederberg is an area of South Africa that serves as the source of rooibos tea, which happens to be a specialty of Cederberg Tea House. For their Christmas Tea, they have a special menu and tea price for children under the age of ten. We proudly change our menus often to reflect the latest seasonal ingredients. Be sure to read the section on their website before you arrive. Grandmothers and granddaughters bridge the generations while nibbling on cranberry orange scones, crumpets and and all the delights of a Formal Afternoon Tea. A delectable offering of house-made sandwiches and pastries await you for this special service.
Please note that children under 5 years of age eat for free at The Georgian. A cozy yet sleek shop on Ballard Avenue, Miro Tea is the perfect place to steal away on those drizzly Sunday afternoons that bring you to Ballard for a misty stroll. Enjoy our daily selection of specialty cocktails to pair with Afternoon Tea or our Champagne Bar on the weekends from noon-3:00pm. It appears in the honey-cured smoked salmon sandwich, in the honeybee-shaped cookies and even in the roast beef sandwiches and a big pot was brought to the table to eat with the scones. Enjoy a moment of peace even if for a few hours over a cup of tea. Owned by a mother-daughter team, this tea house has a unique focus: South African pastries and sweets and rooibos tea espresso drinks. The huge American-style cherry apricot scones were of a perfect tenderness - Chef Brian Scheehser says not overmixing the dough is key - and were served with a good blackberry jam and sweetened crème fraiche.
Tacoma's Mad Hat Teas is a tea house located right downtown that aims to be a place where tea-lovers can unplug. This tea offered a smaller selection - four kinds of sandwiches, three dainty scones each and five kinds of sweet - but the portions were still substantial. Looking for a little more? The walls are lined with a rotating selection of local art, and the owner, Friday Elliott, hosts frequent gatherings, from blending workshops to queer nerd-friendly theme parties. Queen Mary Tea Room is one of the oldest independent tea rooms in America. But if the sun is out, their Iced Tea Infusions are always refreshing.
Shops featuring herbal tisanes — made from other plants, like chamomile, rooibos, and spearmint —and various flavored and blended teas are lumped in here, too. This map also includes contributions from Brenna Ciummo. . The platter of savory sandwiches, including egg salad and English cucumber sandwiches, were the most traditional of any we sampled - Chef Steven Snook is British - and were filling and delicious. This International District teahouse is steeped in the culture of Taiwan.
Pricing is à la carte. The Georgian also offers The Petite, an exclusive private dining room with seating for up to twelve guests, which is perfect for an intimate get together. You will need Adobe Reader in order to view the menus. Visitors will only find quality, organic high mountain teas here, alongside some fun kid-friendly options that will definitely get them through the door if there feeling apprehensive. Chef Gavin Stephenson, who is also English, loves to play with his flavors and changes the menu seasonally. We especially love the Tuscan Tea Room because it is a little less stuffy for little ones.
And adult tea drinkers will be very impressed with their extensive menu of teas and treats. Owners Joe Hsu and Lydia Lin bring a spirit of tranquility, beauty, and well-being to their shop even as they continue to acquire and build knowledge of oolong and other tea varietals; they also serve flavored bubble tea for a sweet treat. Must be all those tea parties she loves to host. The next time she asks you to put the kettle on, consider taking her out instead to try everything from traditional English high tea white gloves and all to loose-leaf oolongs with a side of history. The walls are lined with test tubes and the counter is backed by over a hundred large numbered cylinders.
Please call 206-621-7889 or clink on the link at the top of the page to book online. Want to treat the little ones to Afternoon Tea? The kid-friendly tea service includes delish finger sandwiches, fresh fruits and tiny desserts to accompany a pot of tea, hot coca or juice, and tiaras are provided one for each party. Here, you can order cups or pots of traditional herbal teas to enjoy with your mini-me. Seattle, Wa 98104 206-682-7486 Online: Do you have a favorite neighborhood tea house we missed? A small pot of tea is just a few dollars so try one or try a few. Sensational Sip: On a chilly day, nothing beats a cup of the herbal Paridiso blend or Cherry Berry Ruche. It was so good we ended buying more in the hotel shop.
An online shop that added a retail location in Wallingford, Friday Afternoon serves a wide variety of true tea, herbal blends with a medicinal focus, and geeky mixes based on films, games, and literature, like Mrs. Coffee fueled the go-go high-tech 1990s, so maybe tea is an appropriate beverage for the mellow, reflective hangover not that the city doesn't still have its fair share of. The tea party, all grown up. If you find one you like, you can order a pot to share in their cozy tasting room. Photo: Annie Leibovitz for Vogue Some of us were cool little kids who played soccer and could tolerate grass-stained pants. It's a fabulous meal, the love child of lunch and an afternoon snack, and when done right has a festive air, which makes it perfect for a special occasion or celebration, or just as a decadent treat. Salish Lodge is a great place for afternoon tea with the whole family - young and old alike.