Afternoon Tea

The tea room has reopened with socially distanced seating in addition to new protocols and procedures

 

AFTERNOON TEA

Savor the Experience

The soothing sounds of local musicians fill the room as you enjoy Afternoon Tea in the cozy atmosphere of The Mansion at Strathmore. Strathmore’s Signature Blend Tea is specially made for us by Master Tea Blender John Harney of Connecticut and is served with a light lunch of delectable tea savories. 

Afternoon Teas: $25

Specialty Teas: $32

Tea & Talk: $35

Tea begins at 1pm. Call 301.581.5108 for reservations. 

Pre-paid, non-refundable reservations are required.

Vegetarian option available; please request when placing your reservation. We regret that we are not able to accommodate kosher, vegan, or gluten-free requests. Menu items may contain or come into contact with wheat, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, and milk.


Visit the Shop at Strathmore, located in the Mansion, for tea‑lightful gifts:

  • Strathmore Signature Blend Tea
  • Tea for Two Gift Certificates
  • and more!

Certificates can also be purchased by calling the Shop at 301.581.5175.

Read about Afternoon Tea in Thir-Tea and Fabulous from StrathmoreNews.

Tea Schedule         

DECEMBER

Tuesday, December 1
Specialty Tea: Charles Dickens Tea

Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar
Enjoy the Dickensian delights of an authentic Victorian holiday tea, with merry music and a British sensibility that’s sure to raise your spirits.
SOLD OUT

Wednesday, December 2
Specialty Tea: Scottish Christmas Tea

Jo Morrison, harp & Wayne Morrison, bagpipes
Indulge in irresistible fancies and Scottish blends while taking in the Celtic sounds of traditional Scotland.    
SOLD OUT        

Monday, December 7
Mike Gold, piano
SOLD OUT

Tuesday, December 8
Karen Ashbrook, dulcimer & Paul Oorts, harp guitar  
SOLD OUT

Wednesday, December 9
Specialty Tea: Scandinavian Christmas Tea

Judith Mostyn White, harp
Skoal—a toast to tradition, with tea and treats from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden to brighten your Yuletide whether you’ve been Nordic or nice!     
SOLD OUT                                        

Saturday, December 12
Specialty Tea: Mrs. Claus Tea

A holiday tradition to treasure! Share seasonal music, child-friendly snacks, and story time with Mrs. Claus. 
SOLD OUT

Monday, December 14
Specialty Tea: Sounds of the Season Tea

Noreen Friedman and Robin Schultz, flute duo
A medley of Christmas tunes like “Ave Maria” and “Deck the Halls” fill the air at this seasonal tea.
SOLD OUT

Tuesday, December 15
Specialty Tea: Sounds of the Season Tea 
    
MIN: Saïs Kamalidiin, flute & Rick Peralta, guitar
A medley of Christmas tunes like “Ave Maria” and “Deck the Halls” fill the air at this seasonal tea.
SOLD OUT

Wednesday, December 16
Specialty Tea: Sounds of the Season Tea
        
Rosalind Breslow, piano
A medley of Christmas tunes like “Ave Maria” and “Deck the Halls” fill the air at this seasonal tea.
SOLD OUT

FEBRUARY

February Teas are available for Members to reserve starting Tuesday, December 1.
February Teas go on sale to the public on Friday, December 4.

Tuesday, February 2
Specialty Tea: Chinese New Year Tea

Lily Chang, piano
Celebrate the Year of the Ox during this Chinese festival with traditional cuisine and melodies.  

Wednesday, February 3
Specialty Tea: Rock ’n’ Romance Tea

Yumi Takahashi, piano
“Something” by The Beatles, “Just the Way You Are,” by Billy Joel—timeless romantic tunes by rock ’n’ roll’s finest are the soundtrack to this tea.

Tuesday, February 9
Specialty Tea: Valentine’s Day Tea

MIN: Saïs Kamalidiin, flute & Rick Peralta, guitar
Our romantic, relaxing tea is a sweet treat—perfect for sharing with someone special.         

Wednesday, February 10
Specialty Tea: Valentine’s Day Tea

Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar
Our romantic, relaxing tea is a sweet treat—perfect for sharing with someone special.          

Saturday, February 13
Specialty Tea: Valentine’s Day Tea

Elizabeth Benforado, dulcimer & Jay Benforado, guitar
Our romantic, relaxing tea is a sweet treat—perfect for sharing with someone special.         

Tuesday, February 16
Specialty Tea: Mardi Gras Tea   

Brian Simms, piano
Laissez les bons temps rouler
and celebrate Fat Tuesday at this tea with New Orleans-inspired fare and lively music courtesy of Junkyard Saints’ Brian Simms.

Wednesday, February 17
Specialty Tea: Old-Fashioned English Tea

John Dassoulas, piano
Enjoy finger sandwiches with the crusts cut off, clotted cream, and a properly brewed cuppa—all hallmarks of high tea—at our Old-Fashioned English Tea.

Tuesday, February 23
Specialty Tea: Cinematic Tea       

Noreen Friedman & Robin Schultz, flute duo
Take your tea like a star! Songs from your favorite films serve to warm you up and make you dream of Hollywood.

Wednesday, February 24
Specialty Tea: Cinematic Tea

Mike Gold, piano
Take your tea like a star! Songs from your favorite films serve to warm you up and make you dream of Hollywood.

Saturday, February 27
Specialty Tea: Strathmore History Tea

Meg Baker, piano & harp
Travel back to 1899, when the Mansion at Strathmore was first built, and learn the history of this local landmark.

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