Afternoon Tea

Mansion Tea Room
Afternoon Tea Dessert Plate
Tea Pouring In Cup

Savor the Experience

Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the warm atmosphere of The Mansion at Strathmore. The sounds of local musicians fill the room as you sip Strathmore’s Signature Blend Tea, made specially by Master Tea Blender John Harney, and lunch on light delectable tea savories catered by Ridgewells. Treat yourself, family, and friends to this lovely respite.

Teas begin at 1pm and onsite parking is available in the Mansion parking lot.

To reserve your seat at Tea, a pre-paid, non-refundable reservation is required by calling 301.581.5108.

ALL TEAS $38 / Members, staff & volunteers receive 10% off

New tea dates added on a rolling basis.

Tea Schedule

If a tea is sold out and you are interested in that date, please call our tea line about wait list opportunities.

Tea Reservations are not confirmed until we receive payment.

Please Note: we do not take reservations for large groups. Our maximum is 10 people in a party.

We offer regular tea meals and vegetarian meals. Vegetarian meals must be requested when placing your reservation.

We regret that we are not able to accommodate kosher, vegan, and gluten-free requests. Please be aware that menu items may contain or come into contact with wheat, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, and milk. Our caterer’s kitchen and Mansion kitchen are not gluten-free, nut-free, or seafood-free zones, so there is no guarantee that any of the food has not been near or touched those items. For the safety of our patrons, we appreciate you understanding our policy.

For additional information, please call our Tea Reservation Line at 301.581.5108.

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