English Afternoon Tea Party

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Downton Abbey

25 guest minimum ~ $85 per head



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Mixed green salad with feta cheese, fresh pears and candied walnuts, tossed in a light balsamic vinaigrette.

Tea Sandwiches

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An assortment of traditional English teatime sandwiches. Served on wheat and white bread. We remove the crusts, cut into triangles or fingers (your choice) and make a beautiful presentation of these tasty sandwiches on our elegant tiered display stands or vintage platters.
Please select 4:

  • Albacore tuna salad
  • Chicken salad
  • Cucumber and Boursin cheese
  • Egg mayonnaise with watercress
  • Curried chicken salad
  • Roast beef with arugula & wasabi mayonnaise
  • Roast ham and cheddar cheese with a creamy mustard spread
  • Smoked salmon with dill cream cheese or dill butter
  • Tomato, basil & goat cheese
  • Turkey with sundried tomato pesto

Savory Nibbles

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Please select 3:

  • Home-made bite size vegetarian quiches
  • Caprese skewers (mini tomato & mozzarella balls with basil, drizzled with a balsamic reduction)
  • Caramelized onion & feta cheese tarts
  • Curried chicken salad phyllo cups with grapes and mango
  • Lox and cream cheese phyllo cups garnished with capers
  • Mini sausage rolls


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Mixed seasonal berries (summer months only) or mixed fresh fruit


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A selection of bite size scones served with Devonshire cream, organic strawberry preserves & lemon curd

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Freshly baked in house bite-size desserts are beautifully presented on our artisan cake stands and stackable displays.
Select 3:

  • Assorted French macarons
  • Assorted mini cupcakes
  • Chocolate cups filled with chocolate mousse & topped with a swirl of sweet whipped cream
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries (summer months only)
  • Choux pastry puffs filled with vanilla custard
  • Meyer lemon bar squares
  • Sweet lemon tarts topped with whipped cream & seasonal berries
  • Pecan caramel tarts
  • Seasonal fresh fruit tarts
  • Truffle brownie bites

Hot Teas

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We fresh-brew enough piping hot tea to last all afternoon. Poured from our vintage teapots and served in a dainty teacup with a saucer. Choose 2 teas from our extensive selection of black, green, white and herbal teas (see below).

vintage teacup and saucers stacked

All Vintage Tea China, Tiered Serving Pieces
& Silverware Are Included

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Two choices of china place settings included for each guest; Vintage mix and match or elegant matching pink “Lady Carlyle” tea sets.

Downton Abbey English Country Home

Downton Abbey Tea Party

25 guest minimum ~ $85 per head

+ 20% Service fee and Staffing additional

Call to schedule your catered tea party

Please choose 2 varieties of tea from the options below:


English Breakfast Tea: Full bodied, robust and rich, an extremely versatile tea. Served either black with a slice of lemon or the traditional English way with a splash of milk and perhaps a teaspoon of sugar. Decaf available.

Earl Grey: A delicate tea blend with a distinctive flavor and aroma derived from the addition of oil extracted from the rind of the bergamot orange. Served either black with a slice of lemon or a splash of milk. Decaf available.

Darjeeling: Considered to be the champagne of teas with its intoxicating aroma and subtle muscatel flavor. Ideal for afternoon tea. Served black.

Chai: A rich, robust blend of black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper & spices. Delicious served either black or as a special treat with steamed milk and honey.

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Berry Blossom White: A white tea with enticing hints of blueberry and white cranberry. Hints of blueberry and crisp white cranberry.

Apricot Vanilla Cream: fruity and tangy with creamy notes of rooibos.

Cucumber White: A replenishing infusion of white tea.

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HERBAL TISANES (caffeine free)

Chamomile: Made from chamomile flowers believed to have a calming and relaxing effect.

Peppermint: A clean, fresh invigorating tea, good for the digestion and relaxation.

Rooibos: The red bush of Africa – a tea with a pleasing sweetness and distinctive taste. Served black with a little sweetener.

Wild Sweet Orange: A lively blend of sweet citrus flavors, herbs & spices – tart, sweet &
smooth. Served black with a touch of honey.

Passion: An herbal blend of hibiscus, lemongrass, mango & passion fruit. Juicy berry, wine-like, earthy. Served black with lemon or sweetener.

Sweet Cinnamon Spice: Big, flavorful tea swirling with sweet cinnamon and spicy star anise.

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Jasmine: A Sweet and smooth Chinese tea made from green tea leaves that are scented with Jasmine flowers. A very sophisticated tea best served without milk.

China Green Tea: Fresh and lively green tea with a light and lingering flavor. Grassy, vegetative, sweet rice.

Zen Green Tea: An enlightening blend of green tea with spearmint and lemony flavors. Earthy, lemony, minty, sweet.

Green Ginger: A bright blend of green teas with the zing of ginger and a hint of pear. Gingery, lemon, peach, smoky earth.

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