Afternoon Tea

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: $29

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

Tuesday, February 25
Specialty Tea: South American Tea

Noreen Friedman, flute & Bob Wysong, guitar 
SOLD OUT   
Warm up your winter with a rich, flavorful menu and Latin rhythms.

Wednesday, February 26
Specialty Tea: South American Tea

Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar   
SOLD OUT
Warm up your winter with a rich, flavorful menu and Latin rhythms.

Tuesday, March 3
Specialty Tea: Smooth Jazz Tea
MIN: Saïs Kamalidiin, flute & Rick Peralta, guitar                    
SOLD OUT
Unwind with the smooth sounds of jazz and Strathmore’s special blend.

Wednesday, March 4
Specialty Tea: Tea Leaf Reading and Talk 
Noreen Friedman & Robin Schultz, flute duo  
SOLD OUT
Learn the history of tea leaves from special guest Pamela, aka Clairvoyant Lady, in our very first tea and talk.
(Please note: this tea starts at 12:30pm and costs $35)

Tuesday, March 10
Specialty Tea: Greek Tea
Judith Mostyn White, harp 
OPEN
Opa! Enjoy Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and heart-warming songs from Greece.           

Wednesday, March 11
Specialty Tea: Irish Tea

Jo Morrison, harp & Wayne Morrison, bagpipes  
SOLD OUT
Nothing soothes the soul like a pot of tea and a song around St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!

Saturday, March 14
Specialty Tea:  Irish Tea

Musicians: Noreen Friedman, flute & Bob Wysong, guitar   
SOLD OUT
Nothing soothes the soul like a pot of tea and a song around St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!

Tuesday, March 17
Specialty Tea: Irish Tea   

Robin Schultz, flute & Richard Hsu, piano    
SOLD OUT
Nothing soothes the soul like a pot of tea and a song around St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!   

Wedneaday, March 18
Mike Gold, piano            
OPEN    

Tuesday, March 24
Specialty Tea: Downton Abby Tea 

Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar 
OPEN
Debutantes and dowagers alike love our elegant Downton Abbey Teas.

Wednesday, March 25
Specialty Tea: Downton Abbey Tea 

Elizabeth Benforado, dulcimer & piano and Jay Benforado, guitar     
OPEN
Debutantes and dowagers alike love our elegant Downton Abbey Teas.       

Tuesday, March 31
John Dassoulas, piano        
OPEN 

Wednesday, April 1
Specialty Tea: Maryland Day Tea 
   
Musicians: Noreen Friedman & Robin Schultz, flute duo 
Special Guest: Miss Maryland 
OPEN
Pass the Old Bay; it’s Maryland Day! Have a crab cake, hon, and a nice cup of tea.

Tuesday, April 7
Karen Ashbrook, dulcimer & Paul Oorts, harp guitar
OPEN

Wednesday, April 8
Specialty Tea: Japanese Tea    

Washington Toho Koto Society 
OPEN
Celebrate DC’s springtime traditions of cherry blossoms, koto music, and Japanese tea.

Tuesday, April 14
Specialty Tea: Broadway Tea 

Mike Gold, guitar 
OPEN
Start spreading the news! This tea features your favorite show tunes and star-studded cuisine.

Wednesday, April 15
Specialty Tea: Broadway Tea
 
Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar
OPEN
Start spreading the news! This tea features your favorite show tunes and star-studded cuisine.

Tuesday, April 21
Karen Ashbrook, dulcimer & Sophie Chang, cello
OPEN

Wednesday, April, 22
Specialty Tea: Earth Day Tea
Judith Mostyn White, harp
OPEN
Hug a tree and enjoy plant-based foods and music about Mother Earth.

Tuesday, April 28
Specialty Tea: Armenian Tea 

Emma Soghomonian & Pamela Tossounian, vocalists
Mihran Kochyan & Armik Khatchaturian, Armenian instruments
OPEN
Escape to the land of Noah’s Ark while enjoying traditional Armenian culture and cuisine.

Wednesday, April 29
Meg Baker, piano & harp   
OPEN

Tuesday, May 5
Specialty Tea: Cinco De Mayo Tea

Musician: MIN: Saïs Kamalidiin, flute & Rick Peralta, guitar
OPEN
Soak up the vibrant flavors and sunny culture of Mexico in a delightful, tea-centric way.    

Wednesday, May 6
Specialty Tea: Mother’s Day Tea   

Susan Bour, flute & Phil Bour, guitar
OPEN
Treat mom to tea and create moments you’ll always remember.

Saturday, May 9
Specialty Tea: Mother’s Day Tea 
 
Elizabeth Benforado, dulcimer & Jay Benforado, guitar
SOLD OUT
Treat mom to tea and create moments you’ll always remember.

Tuesday, May 12
Specialty Tea: Israeli Tea

Noreen Friedman, flute & Bob Wysong, guitar       
OPEN
Savor the flavor of Israel at this tea with your favorite foods and traditional music. 

Wednesday, May 13
Specialty Tea: Scottish Outlander Tea and Talk

Jo Morrison, harp & Wayne Morrison, bagpipes  
OPEN
Indulge your inner outlander with Highland fare and music. Following tea, learn more about outlander history from special guest Wayne Morrison
(Please note: this tea starts at 12:30pm and costs $35)

Tuesday, May 19
Specialty Tea: Eastern European Tea

Judith Mostyn White, harp  
OPEN
This unique tea features delicious dishes from Poland, Russia, Latvia, and Serbia.    

Wednesday, May 20
Rosalind Breslow, piano   
OPEN

Tuesday, May 26
Mike Gold, piano     
OPEN

Wednesday, May 27
Fran Hrastar, piano
OPEN

Tea

 

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