Frequently asked questions about traditional afternoon Tea time…

Q: When is tea time and how long does it last?

A: Tea time is usually between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.


Q: What should I wear for the occasion?

A: We want you to be comfortable, so come as you are.


Q: What does a traditional meal at an afternoon tea include?

A: The traditional “meal” at an afternoon tea includes tea sandwiches and scones served with mock Devonshire cream. Other must-haves besides the tea itself are the sweets…such as cookies, miniature pastries and cupcakes, or tiny fruit tarts.


Q: What are some typical activities associated with a traditional afternoon tea?

A: There are no “activities” per se at a tea except for pouring the tea, chatting your head off and of course…reconnecting with friends and loved ones.  If your little girl, tween or teen wishes to have a tea, we are happy to provide games or other activities for their uniquely themed tea.