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
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.
Full Afternoon Tea
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: strawberry chocolate chip
banana tea bread
along with jam and
english clotted cream
[OR you can choose a different scone:
raspberry white chocolate,
lemon poppy or plain]
(optional: English lemon curd available
for purchase as an a la carte item)
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:
bacon* with chive and scallion cream cheese on heart-shaped rye
shot glass: strawberry shortcake
cupcake tbd: marshmallow fluff
or red velvet
macaron tbd: cran-cherry or
heart shaped strawberry vanilla or heart shaped raspberry
your choice of tea from our tea menu
(we'll provide for you to brew at home):
(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
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).
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!
$22pp (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); heart-shaped scone (flavor of the month); single serve jars of jam and English clotted cream; two mini desserts (we choose); a pretty paper napkin; a pink, heart-shaped shovel-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:
Red Berries Sangria
NEW: Classic Mimosa; Cranberry Mimosa (in stock on 2/16); Mango Mimosa; and Peach Bellini
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
Raspberry Lime Spiked Polar Seltzer Water = $5
Coconut Moscato = $5
Peach Moscato = $5
Pink Moscato = $5
Classic Sangria = $5
Red Berries Sangria = $5
Tropical Sangria = $5
NEW: Classic Mimosa, Cranberry Mimosa; Mango Mimosa and Peach Bellini = $5 ea
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
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
two fillings inside each one! $2.25 ea:
cinnamon green apple (contains malt extract)
pistachio chocolate (contains malt extract)
flavor of the month
miniature macaron trios
these little cuties are approx 1" across, and are packed with flavor! sold in three's (choose three flavors) = $3.50
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
one square = one cup of coffee. Have a coffee anywhere, anytime. In bed, the shower, traffic, anywhere! = $3
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:
love jam (passion fruit, strawberries, and roses)
peach orange blossom
pear vanilla - out of stock
raspberry violet jam
rose petal preserves
gourmet french jam 3.5 oz = $7.50 ea
flavor of the month = 1.50
lemon poppy = 1.50
raspberry white chocolate = 1.50
traditional plain = 1.50
Hand Decorated Sugar Cubes:
Floral = $14
Rosebuds = $14
French Paper-Wrapped Sugar Cubes
package of twenty = $4
honey mini jar = 1.50
Tea Bread Loaf = $6.50
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
[each serving is enough for approx 16oz pot or travel mug]
Loose Tea Sample = $3.50 (approx 1 oz packet)