What Is Afternoon Tea?
Menu Ideas
Tea Party Recipes

Menu Ideas

If you don’t know where to start when planning your tea party menu, this section is for you! Here are two menu ideas, one for spring and the other for summer. For a collection of afternoon tea menus with recipes check out our latest book:  Twelve Teas to Remember. To receive free recipes every month, info on: tea, local events and classes (such as our famous scone class), sign up on our mailing list!

Spring Tea Menu

First course:

  • Our Famous Black Forest Ham Quiche
  • Cilantro Black Bean Salad


  • Blueberry Lemon Scone
  • Jamaican Banana Scone

Tea Sandwiches:

  • Jarlsberg Chicken
  • Herbed Cucumber
  • Sundried Tomato

Tea Desserts:

  • Blackberry Cobbler
  • Lemon Blossom Tea Cookie
  • Chocolate Oatmeal Delight

Summer Menu

When it’s hot, no one feels like eating too heavy. Choose light and fresh dishes such as these. This is a lot of food, so maybe serve one scone and only two tea desserts.

First Course:

  • Delicious Cold Strawberry Soup
  • Mandarin Wild Rice Salad


  • Savory Herb Scone
  • Strawberry Scone

Tea Sandwiches:

  • Lemon Chicken
  • Garden Vegetable
  • Dijon Pesto

Tea Desserts:

Be sure to check out our latest afternoon tea book, Twelve Teas to Remember. It’s a wonderful collection of our best afternoon tea recipes from our tea room, with monthly menus, pictures, recipes, tips and more!