Spilling the Tea on the Best Jersey Shore Tea Rooms
If you enjoy spilling the tea and sipping the tea, there are some wonderful tea rooms that are a short drive away. Tea rooms are great for birthday parties for kids and adults alike. They also make great venues for bridal showers, baby showers, and other parties. All up and down the Jersey Shore tea rooms delight with a sense of that old fashioned feeling.
Check out these nine tea rooms from Cape May to Ocean Grove.
Lizzie Rose Tea Room - Tuckerton
Inside of a restored Victoria home, the Lizzie Rose was inspired by Downton Abbey when decorating each room. They offer parties for four to forty.
Mathis House - Toms River
According to their website they are voted in the top 10 tea rooms in the state. They offer Victorian afternoon tea for parties and even for just an afternoon tea for two. Learn more about the Toms River tea room here.
High Tide Tea Co. - Ocean Grove
Located in Monmouth County, this tea room holds public events like game nights, yoga classes, and high tea. They offer 72 varieties of hot tea, iced teas, tea lattes, and a variety of pastries. Check them out here.
Tea Party To Go - Barnegat
Tea Party To Go not only hosts parties at their tea room, but you can also rent China for your at-home party. They offer 6 different teas and an extensive food menu all on their vintage China.
Carriage House Cafe and Tea Room
Located on the Physick Estate, this tea room offers the unique experience of dining in old horse stalls. If you are looking for something a little stronger than tea, they offer Cape May Winery wine. Reservations are not required, but they are encouraged.
Sweet Tease Tea Room - Belmar
Inspired by a tea party in Wonderland, the tea room is dripping with history including a chandelier that dates back to the world's fair in Philadelphia. See more about this Monmouth county tea room here.
Tranquil Garden Tea Room - Bradley Beach
The Tranquil Garden Tea Room offers adult and kid afternoon tea, high tea, and late tea. Like most tea rooms they do require reservations for all tea services. Find out more here.
The Lillagaard - Ocean Grove
I actually celebrated my 24th birthday here and it was so delightful. I discovered Lady Grey Tea for the first time here and it soon became my favorite. The restaurant offers private afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, scones, fruit, salad, desserts, and unlimited tea. Learn more about private parties here.
Lady Magpie’s Tea and Curiosity - Tuckerton
Located in the Captain’s House at the Tuckerton Seaport, they are known for their up-cycled and repurposed China and for their steampunk aesthetic. They offer afternoon tea, dessert tea, cream tea, and children’s tea. Learn more about the waterside tea room here.