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Afternoon Tea Experience With The Queen's Library Tea Room

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    Wed, October 4, 2023 (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

The Queen's Library Tea Room
21 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Afternoon Tea Experience with Fortnum & Mason tea flight and Richmond's Favorites Tea Tower -- tourist destination in the heart of Richmond.

As seen in Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond Magazine, The Richmond Experience, The Daily Progress and more.

Perfect for a quaint tea party experience during the week, client meeting with a twist, friend get to-together or tourist destination while visiting Historic Richmond. Enjoy the coziness of our tea room as you are immersed in Virginia history from the furniture pieces. Rumor has it, President Teddy Roosevelt sat on our antique red couch.

The Queen's Library Tea Room, a reservation-only English tea room and intimate event venue located at 21 W. Main Street in the heart of historic Richmond, VA. Step into an enchanting space where elegance meets comfort, offering beautiful views of the iconic Historic Richmond.

Immerse yourself in an enchanting Afternoon Tea at a historic 100-year-old building and destination tea-room with only 24-seats. Celebrate life's milestones, gather with loved ones, or enjoy a unique team outing in this refined and elevated tea pairing and tasting experience.

  • Pairing of Sparking Tea by Töst
  • Fortnum & Mason Tea Flight Experience
  • Richmond's Favorites Tea Tower by Mosaic and Two and Half Irishmen
  • Two-hour experience
  • Limited seating, only 24 guests per tea time to ensure quality service
  • 10% off at the newest offering -- The Queen's Library Gift Shop for your favorite teas, tea party supplies, and more!

Pairing of Sparkling Tea by Töst (Non-Alcoholic)

Quench your thirst with our sampling of alcohol-free sparkling beverages, perfectly paired to complement the flavors.

Fortnum & Mason Tea Flight Experience

Truly experience a journey with your tea flight -- taste at least five teas with some unique twists on the classics like Victoria Earl Grey with hints of Lavender, Jasmine Pearl Green Tea, Blooming Flower Tea, and others. Each week we will have a different flight for the experience.

Indulge in the exclusive Fortnum and Mason Tea Tasting Experience, savoring their finest tea blends expertly brewed to perfection. Discover the rich heritage of this renowned British tea brand and elevate your senses.

Our teas are shipped in from London's Fortnum & Mason to give you a true EnglishT ea experience. Fortnum & Mason was established in 1707 and their tea has long been appointed by the Royal Family.

Oh, and unlimited tea.

Richmond's Favorites Tea Tower by Mosaic and Two and Half Irishmen with some featured chefs and local bakeries

Savor a delightful tea tasting menu, meticulously prepared to tantalize your taste buds. The selection of tastings is presented on a three-tiered tea tower showcasing the best of Richmond's finest chefs and bakers. Menus are seasonal.

Gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and allergy accommodations are provided at no additional cost.

Your tea experience is now two hours

Our previous experience was only 1.5 hours and we felt this was so limiting. The Two Hour Experience introduces some new opportunities like the Tea Flight.

There will be some unique parts of the experience that will be unforgettable for all in attendance. We cannot give away all the secrets here.

The experience moves beyond food and provides a unique approach to pausing in the middle of the day for some surprise moments. Every piece of furniture including chairs, tables, lamps, and more have a story -- many pieces are passed-down from families in Virginia's history and you will hear some of those stories during your experience. Some pieces are over 100 years old and showcase the beauty of Richmond, VA.

Children are welcome and encouraged for this more lighter fare of tea and treats.

Children are more than welcome to join in the weekday experience and are welcome dress up for the occasion. Perfect for mid-school break, homeschool groups, or anything in between!

ADA Friendly and Welcome

The tea room does have a handicap accessible front entrance, bathroom, and appropriate seating.

About The Queen's Library Tea Room

Escape to a European retreat without leaving Richmond, as our destination tea room provides a tranquil atmosphere for you to unwind and enjoy. With each visit, you'll discover new reasons to return, immersing yourself in an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Indulge in the charm of our exquisite furnishings, designed to create an ambiance that combines timeless beauty with a sense of comfort. The Queen's Library Tea Room invites you to relax and immerse yourself in the serenity of this enchanting setting, ensuring that your visit is truly unforgettable.

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