Afternoon Tea

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



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
  • Afternoon Tea 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         


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.

Tuesday, March 2
Specialty Tea: Chinese Tea

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

Wednesday, March 3
Specialty Tea: Roses & Romance Tea

Yumiko Takahashi, piano
“Something” by The Beatles, “Just the Way You Are,” by Billy Joel—timeless romantic tunes by rock ’n’ roll’s finest and fresh roses set the scene for this charming tea.
Tuesday, March 9
Specialty Tea: Lavender & Lace Tea

Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar 
Indulge all your senses! Tranquil music, delicate lace, and calming lavender combine to create a relaxing interlude for your day. 

Wednesday, March 10
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 a traditional English high tea. 

Saturday, March 13
Tea To Go: Irish Tea

Robin Shultz, flute & Richard Hsu, piano
Swing by the Mansion for curbside pickup of tea, food, and fixings between 11am–12:30pm. Then enjoy an exclusive virtual performance from the comfort of home. More details coming soon.



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