November Hours: open 5 days a week (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays) from 10-4 for shopping and indoor and outdoor food service and To Go orders with preorder reservations  (we will be closed on Thanksgiving Day).

December Hours: open 7 days a week from 10-4 December 2nd thru 23rd, open 10-2:30 Christmas Eve for shopping only, closed on Christmas Day, open New Year’s Eve 10-2:30 for shopping only and closed New Years Day.

27th Annual Victorian Christmas Teas December 2nd thru 23rd

Our 27th annual Victorian Christmas Teas will be held daily from Thursday, December 2nd thru Thursday, December 23rd. These teas will be served indoors and outdoors if permissible and also available To Go. These very special teas  includes a variety of seasonal finger sandwiches and savories, tea breads and scone with curd, jam and whipped cream, and a selection of seasonal desserts, or we also have a special children’s menu for children under 12. We can also prepare Vegetarian and Gluten Free versions of this Tea with advance notice, so let us know your specific needs.
Seating times: 11:30 (ends 12:45), 1:00 (ends 2:15) and 2:30 (ends 3:45). Cost is $32.95 for adults and $14.95 for children excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations are required, so please call or email us to reserve your table!


Our ultimate offering is our Cottage Classic, a 4 course tea starting off with a cup of soup and mini cheese scone, 5 finger sandwiches and savories, scone with lemon curd, jam and whipped cream plus dessert and unlimited pots of tea! We have many other Tea choices and Lunch choices so be sure to check out our “Tea” and “Lunch” menus to see all of our offerings. We can prepare Vegetarian and Gluten Free versions of most menu items with advance notice, so let us know your specific needs when you make your reservation. Preorder reservations are required, so please call us at (760) 765-0832 or send us an email at to reserve your table. Seating times are 11:30 (ends 12:45), 1:00 (ends 2:15) and 2:30 (ends 3:45).

Our full menu is also available To Go, including our curried chicken sandwich on croissant, pumpkin soup and our delicious buttermilk scones, plus all other items on our Take Home Menu! Please call us at (760) 765-0832 or send us an email at to place your order.


You will find us at 2124 Third Street, one block off Main Street between Washington Street and B Street.

We stock a full line of English bone china as well as porcelain, ceramic, cast iron, stainless and glass teapots, and tea accoutrements. A vast array of teas, both bagged and loose, are available at the teashop and also by mail. Be sure to check out our full list of tea offerings here on our website and call or email us to place your order.

You will find a huge selection of tea related books for planning teas as well as general information on tea, and cookbooks for cooking, baking, serving and entertaining. Look for books throughout the store and in the Book Nook.

If you are looking for a special gift item, the teashop may have just what you need for that hard to shop for person. We have greeting cards for every occasion, stationary items, children’s books and tea sets, baby gift items and craft items made by local artisans. Seasonal gift items are stocked during the Valentine’s, St. Patrick’s, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.

The upper floor of the teashop contains an entire housewares room as well as kitchen and tea linens, aprons, table top items, plus a Fashion Section with lovely hats and gloves and Cat Corner.

Please feel free to email us at with any questions and for more information, or call us at (760) 765-0832.

We look forward to serving you soon!