An Afternoon to Remember
Address: 452 Main St., Newcastle
Phone: (916) 663-6358
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; Sunday noon and 2 p.m. Gift shop hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
An Afternoon to Remember is housed in a 100-year-old building, decorated in quaint European décor. They provide a Victorian style tea service. The menu changes weekly. A full afternoon tea includes a first course, scones, tea sandwiches and desserts and of course a pot of tea, that is iced or hot.
Earl Grey Manor Tea Salon Nonpareil
Address: 916 Second St., Sac.
Phone: (916) 447-4832
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tea is served Friday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 24-hour advance reservations.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Earl Grey Manor is located in the historic Old Sacramento district. The menu changes weekly and vegetarian and other dietary requests can be accommodated with 24-hour notice. Menu items include a tomato bisque, tarts, sandwiches, scones and desserts. One might notice the gongfu table upon entering, it is used for the gongfu tea presentation, which is served with oolong tea.
Address: 2319 K St., Sac.
Phone: (916) 443-9100
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday to Saturday, 8 p.m. “til late”; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
This modern type of tea tasting room presents more than 300 flavors of artisan, estate, loose leaf and fruit teas. They also sell the popular blooming teas. They also serve pastries and cakes from Old Soul Bakery and Blattlers Fine Food & Desserts.
Address: 727 Sutter St., Folsom
Phone: (916) 351-5844
Hours: Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At Partea Time, you can choose your own tea cup and drink from a variety of 25 teas. This British-style tea room serves the traditional three-tier meal with sandwiches, scones and dessert. There’s a children’s menu. Once you’re done with tea, check out their Franz porcelains in the gift shop. They provide hats, gloves and purses.
Address: 3214 Riverside Blvd., Sac.
Phone: (916) 930-9401
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tea served Tuesday to Friday, noon and 2 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Gift shop hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Try the English cucumber tea and finger sandwiches for the afternoon tea experience at Treasured Teatime. Other menu items include scones, tartletts, muffins, shortbreads, pound cake and soup. The menu changes monthly. Of course they serve tea, more than 80 varieties which are served in their large and unique collection of cups and saucers.