Tea and goodies to-go

Staying in doesn't mean you have to miss out on Tea Time! Order our full Afternoon Tea with optional adult beverage, or our Picnic Tea to-go, and we'll box up all the goodies for you to enjoy at home or outdoors.

(pls give as much notice as possible as some supplies are taking longer to get).  Just want scones or macarons?  we can do that too! see our list of available options and a la carte items below.  To-go orders are avail with advance notice, Tues-Sun and Monday Holidays.  Pls place holiday orders (ie, mother's day) as far in advance as possible, as we fill up quickly and generally stop taking orders at some point).


how to order

when you're ready to order, just text your order to 617-775-9118 (no phone calls to this number) or email Reservations@AfternoonTea.com.  pls be sure to include your cell and email addy with any request.  Please do not use our online reservation booking app for to-go orders.  celebrating a birthday? let us know, and we'll include a mini crown party hat!

Payment and Pickup  PICKUPS BEGIN AT NOON

Payment:  If you plan to redeem a gift card, pls let us know at the time that you place your order, before we email you an invoice.  Payment is required prior to pick-up; we will email you an invoice (most likely the morning of) that you can pay online in advance.  We are not taking payment over the phone.  IMPORTANT NOTE:  If you have not received an email invoice by 8am on the morning of your pick-up, please text me:  617.775.9118

Pickup:  Generally available Tuesday thru Sunday and Monday Holidays, typically between the hours of noon and 3pm.  In an effort to space out our pickups and keep everyone apart, we will assign you a pick up time.  When you arrive, please come inside to pickup (we do not offer curbside).  If it looks busy inside with other pickup orders, or if you're uncomfortable coming in unannounced, or if you're picking up later than your assigned time, pls text your name to 617.775.9118, and we will let you know when to come in.  No phone calls; text only. Pls arrive on time for your pickup, If you are running late and will not arrive at your pickup time, pls text to let us know.

afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea to-go:  $29pp (with or without beverage) plus 7% meals tax (see menu description in the pink box to the right, if you're viewing this from a computer; or up above, if you're on a cell phone).

Champagne Tea Available to 21+ MA residents

Full Afternoon Tea with a single-serve bottle of sparkling prosecco or blanc de bleu (blue colored sparkling chardonnay), add $8. Other adult beverages available (see list below under "a la carte")


Tea:  we'll provide tea for you to brew at home. 

Pls choose from this list. (we will provide the tea of your choice in sachets or filter bags, and the qty is approx enough for a 16oz pot)

(each afternoon tea order includes one type of tea. 

Can't decide?  you can order more than one! (additional serving = $1.30 ea).

picnic tea

We are over-the-moon excited to now offer a "lite" version of our traditional afternoon tea, packaged in an adorably cute, pink gable box.  With a cut-out handle, it's perfectly packaged for a trip to the park or beach, or even your back yard! 


$23pp (with or without beverage), plus meals tax (and alcohol tax, if applicable).

Picnic Tea includes all of the following:  two sammies (one cucumber (of course!) and one of our famous apricot chicken salad); scone (flavor of the month); single serve jars of jam and English clotted cream; two mini desserts (we choose); a pretty paper napkin; mini pink plastic spoon with which to generously spread your jam and cream; a fancy foil paper straw to sip the adult beverage of your choice, from the following list:

NEW:  Boozy TEA! sparkling, spiked fresh-brewed teas with botanicals (boozy teas are only very lightly sweetened; if you prefer your tea to be sweet, you may wish to add agave. we offer agave sticks @ 30 cents ea):

  • Boozy Tea - Organic Darjeeling Black Tea with Hibiscus

  • Boozy Tea - Organic English Breakfast Black Tea with Lemon and Lime

  • Boozy Tea - Organic White Tea with Raspberry and Watermelon

  • Peach Bellini

  • Classic Mimosa

  • Cranberry Mimosa

  • Mango Mimosa

  • Coconut Moscato

  • Peach Moscato

  • Pink Moscato

  • Classic Sangria

  • Red Berries Sangria

  • Tropical Sangria

  • Raspberry Lime Spiked Polar Seltzer Water


Don't want alcohol? No problem.  You can substitute the adult beverage for sparkling rose-lemonade (glass bottle), or poland springs water (bottle).

a la carte

beverages - alcohol

Available to 21+ MA residents along with an order containing food.  Choose from the following single-serve bottles:


  • prosecco = $8

  • blanc de bleu, our blue colored sparkling chardonnay! = $8

  • Boozy Tea - Organic Darjeeling Black Tea with Hibiscus

  • Boozy Tea - Organic English Breakfast Black Tea with Lemon and Lime

  • Boozy Tea - Organic White Tea with Raspberry and Watermelon

[boozy teas are only lightly sweetened; if you prefer sweetened tea, you may wish to add agave or another sweetener]

  • Raspberry Lime Spiked Polar Seltzer Water = $5

  • Peach Bellini = $5

  • Classic Mimosa = 5

  • Cranberry Mimosa = $5

  • Mango Mimosa = $5

  • Coconut Moscato = $5

  • Peach Moscato = $5

  • Pink Moscato = $5

  • Classic Sangria = $5

  • Red Berries Sangria = $5

  • Tropical Sangria = $5

beverages - non alcohol

  • Harney Organic Peach Black Iced Tea (this is only very lightly sweetened.  If you enjoy the taste of a true iced tea without much sugar, this is for you) (16 oz glass bottle) = $5


​​Pink Cocoa


  • packet (1.25oz) = $2

  • tin (5.5oz)  = $8

  • Fentiman's Rose Lemonade (sparkling) (9.3 oz glass bottle) = $5

macarons (not to be confused with macaroons)


  • chestnut whiskey = $2



flavor of the month

2.25 ea



miniature macaron trios

these little cuties are approx 1" across, and are packed with flavor!  sold in three's (choose three flavors) = $3.50

  • chocolate

  • coffee

  • earl grey

  • orange

  • passion fruit

Orange Blossom Tea Cookies

Large Orange Blossom/Almond = $2.25 ea (GF/DF)  [*manufactured in a facility that also processes eggs, wheat, almonds, cashews, walnuts, pecans, coconut and sesame]

If you know me, you know how much I adore the flavor of orange blossom (it was the flavor of my wedding cake), so I cannot wait for you to try these amazing tea cookies! They’re larger than traditional tea cookies with a slightly crispy outside and soft and chewy inside. Absolutely divine  with a cup of Tea!

mini filled french muffins

Each of these little french cuties come in an adorable tulip liner and have a generous filling inside!  they taste amazing!  Enjoy at room temperature, OR better yet, warm them up (8-10 seconds in the microwave) for an amazingly decadent treat!

  • apple mini muffin filled w apple, topped w crumble = $1.25

  • chocolate mini muffin filled w hazelnut, topped w chocolate chunks = $1.25

  • lemon mini muffin filled w lemon, topped with chunky sugar crystals = $1.25

  • plain mini muffin filled with salted caramel and topped with caramelized nuts = $1.25

pocket latte

one square = one cup of coffee.  Have a coffee anywhere, anytime.  In bed, the shower, traffic, anywhere! = $3



  •     cream-and-sugar

  •     hazelnut

  •     lavender-vanilla

spreads and jams


Clotted Cream / Devon Cream from England

clotted cream mini jar = $2.5 ea

clotted cream/devon cream large jar = $10. ea

Lemon Curd (spread)

lemon curd mini jar = $1.65 ea


strawberry jam mini jar = 1.50


gourmet french jam 9.5 oz jars = $10 ea:

  •     apricot lavender

  •     love jam (passion fruit, strawberries, and roses)

  •     peach orange blossom

  •     pear macaron

  •     pear vanilla - out of stock

  •     raspberry violet jam

  •     rose petal preserves

  •     strawberry marshmallow

  •     strawberry rose


gourmet french jam 3.5 oz = $7.50 ea

  •     blueberry violet

  •     rose - out of stock


  • flavor of the month = 1.50

  • raspberry white chocolate = 1.50

  • strawberry = 1.50

  • traditional plain = 1.50


Hand Decorated Sugar Cubes = $14

temporarily out of sock

​French Paper-Wrapped Sugar Cubes

package of twenty = $4


honey mini jar = $1.50


organic agave stick = .30 ea

tea bread

Tea Bread Loaf = $6.50

  • ask what our current flavors are


we have lots of stock of retail tins of tea.  If you're looking for a something in particular, let us know!

serving of any tea from our tea menu = $1.30 

Beverage List

[each serving is enough for approx 16oz pot or travel mug]

Loose Tea Sample = $3.50 (approx 1 oz packet)

Beverage List

Full Afternoon Tea

Monthly Menu


substitutions of any item may occur without notice.  toward the end of the month, we often begin serving the new month's flavors.

full afternoon tea includes

everything on this menu except

anything noted as optional:

scone and tea bread

scone: raspberry white chocolate

tea bread tbd (either lemon or

lemon poppy)

along with jam and

english clotted cream


[OR you can request a plain scone]

(optional:  English lemon curd available

for purchase as an a la carte item)




tea sandwiches

cucumber w chive/onion and a smidge of feta, cream cheese, x 2;

our fancy chicken salad made with apricot jam and white raisins x 1

sammie of the month:

ham salad

​mini desserts

shot glass:  assorted flavors

cupcake tbd:

chef's choice of either

chocolate creme egg

(chocolate cake,  yellow sweet

creme filling)


cake batter

(yellow cake w caramel filling and

cake batter frosting)

macaron tbd: lucky charms or pink confetti



your choice of tea from our tea menu

(we'll provide for you to brew at home):

Beverage List

(we will provide the tea of your choice in sachets or filter bags, and the qty is approx enough for a 16oz pot or travel mug)

optional:  pink cocoa available for purchase as an a la carte item



pls inform your server if you or anyone in your party has a food allergy. Special dietary requests require 3 days notice. We cannot accommodate severe food allergies.
Consumer Advisory Notice:  Consuming raw or under cooked meat, poultry, dairy or seafood may increase your risk of food borne illness and pose a risk to your health.


photo: Elisabeth Guenette

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