21 Places To Host A Tea Party In New Jersey


Whether you prefer a traditional English tea time with finger sandwiches and scones, sprinkling a new mama with cookies and cakes, or want to try a Japanese tea ritual, hosting a tea party in New Jersey can bring together friends and family. You can find tea houses all around the Garden State, where you can sample exotic teas in a soothing garden or make it a traditional one with all the proper accessories like tiered trays and china cups. Want to keep it cozy? A few places can come to you with everything for a DIY, including the china, tea, finger foods, and sweets, leaving the only thing for you to do is show up. Scroll down for ways to have a tea party in NJ, and for more spring things to do, check out our bucket list. (Feature Photo Credit: @jadestea.time)

Here are ways to host a tea party in NJ

North Jersey Tea Party Locations

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There’s nothing quite like a Tea Party in New Jersey. Photo Credit: istock/Peter Cernoch

Harmony Tea Room
This traditional tea room, decorated with antiques and vintage plates, lets you sample 35 teas from around the world. Their menu also includes a choice of soup, salad, and a scone, in flavors like cranberry, chocolate chip, or oatmeal apricot. 
224 Fairview Avenue, Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 664-2608

HighSocieTea House
History buffs will love sitting down for tea at this house, noted by the Wayne Historical Society as the first official post office dating back to 1895. There is a Young Royal Tea for the junior set, or try the Queen’s Tea, full of delicious treats.
20 Old Newark Pompton Tpke, Wayne, New Jersey 07470
(973) 696-8327

Madison Hotel
The weather is always lovely under the glass-domed indoor garden Conservatory at the Madison Hotel. Whether you are celebrating a baby shower, special occasion, wedding, or bridal shower—they can all be held inside in this sunny, Victorian-style greenhouse setting, where you can customize your drinks, sweets, and sandwiches.
One Convent Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
(800) 526-0729

Mulberry House 
Host a tea party in their outdoor garden for young ladies with tea sandwiches, mini sweets, and plenty of tea choices. Or have Mulberry House come to you—they even rent their teapots and tea stands for a pretty tea party.
415 Westfield Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 233-3562

Sally Lunn’s Tea Room
Bring a little bit of the English countryside to your tea party in New Jersey with this very British spot. Feast on homemade pies, pastries, and desserts, and with over 50 loose teas, you’ll be hard-pressed to try more than just a cuppa. And don’t miss their buttermilk scones.
15 Perry St. Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 879-7731

Teaberry’s Tea Room
Whether you are looking for some afternoon tea or a full lunch, this Flemington tea room in a Victorian house is a classic affair, with six graciously appointed dining rooms. They specialize in parties and showers (for up to 100 people), and you can also get their menu to go. 
2 Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 788-1010

Tshikovi Tea House
Growing up in a household where tea was a staple drink, owner Yvette Nathalie Brown opened the Tshikovi (Chi-KO-vee) Tea House to honor her roots and bring fresh loose-leaf tea blends to everyone. Not only does she host private tea tours where she introduces clients to the tea ritual, but she also blends her own remedies and flavors.
74 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(908) 751-3090

Central Jersey Tea Party Locations

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The Herbary at Bear Creek is the perfect garden for a tea party in NJ. Photo Credit: @theherbarybearcreek

A Sweet Memory Cake Shop
Behind the bakery, you’ll find a sweet pink tea room decorated with antique linens, china, and lace. Go for the High Tea Experience, where lunch and afternoon tea are served on tiered trays, or take it a la carte and sip tea with one of their samplers, with finger sandwiches for adults and kids. 
521 Route 9, Ocean Township, NJ 08758
(609) 242-0153

Jade’s Tea—Mobile High Tea
Jade’s Tea brings the tea party to your garden or patio with mobile service. Sip some matcha with friends in the sunny spring weather, host a larger event like a baby or bridal shower, and get everyone together to talk over tea. Teaware rentals are available too.
Any location in NJ

Mathis House at 600 Main
Step into a Victorian masterpiece voted one of New Jersey’s top ten tearooms, where you’ll find clotted cream and lemon curd with an assortment of tea on the menu. And be sure to check out their special event teas with live music offering special treats and themed activities. 
600 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753

Sweet Tease
Whether you’re joining the afternoon tea or hosting a party, Sweet Tease offers an extensive tea menu. And if you live nearby, check out their monthly book club, where readers sample tea and food related to the book. 
604 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 722-8030

The Herbary at Bear Creek
Tulips and roses drench every angle of the Herbary inside and out. While there is no formal tea time at The Herbary, the accouterments for a proper tea—like scones, sandwiches, and tea—are available in the cafe, and you can also host a private tea party in The Greenhouse. Make sure you check out the barn, their retail store filled with gifts, candles, and plants, and walk the grounds with pretty gazebos and spots to take in the scenery. 
494 Lakewood Farmingdale Road, Howell, NJ 07731
(732) 938-2327

South Jersey Tea Party Locations

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Sweet treats are a delicious compliment to any tea party in New Jersey. Photo Credit: @sheasweetshoppe

Boukakuan Japanese Tea House and Garden 
For a traditional Japanese tea service, check out the Tea House on the grounds of the Copany Friends Meeting House (1775). Stroll the Japanese outdoor garden, feed the koi, and enjoy a traditional sweet before sipping green tea. Japanese Tea Ceremony lessons (Urasenke) are also available for individuals and small groups.
1832 Jacksonville Jobstown Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505
(609) 616-2556

Jane’s Tea House
This South Jersey tea house hosts afternoon tea and special events like a Bracelet Making Par-Tea and paint parties. Sip from one of their blends—which include the classics and even hemp tea—and make sure you sample their homemade scones served with clotted cream. You can also send a comfort box full of tea and treats to a friend.
602 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
(856) 508-0080

Lady Magpie’s Tea and Curiosities
Located inside the Captain’s House at the Tuckerton Seaport, Lady Magpie’s Tea & Curiosities is a tea room inspired by the Steampunk aesthetic and a desire to preserve local history. They have a constantly changing menu, freshly baked scones, homemade bread, and delicious desserts. There is a gift shop too.
Captain’s House at the Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
(609) 597-7550

La Mademoiselle Macaron 
This pretty pink tearoom and garden with French accents and antiques is a perfect place to have a delicious tea or tea party. Try the Marie Antoinette Tea, La Mademoiselle Tea, Cream Tea, Dessert Tea, or an adorable Children’s Tea with unlimited tea or pink lemonade—and make sure you taste one of the homemade macaron cookies, their specialty. 
41 S Main Street, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
(856) 478-8176

The Nutty Duchess Tearoom
Host a high tea at home with everything you need for a proper tea, including catering and china rentals. Or stop by their traditional tearoom, where unique tea flavors like chocolate mint are on the menu, as well as chocolate-dipped madeleines and scones. 
807 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08108
(609) 315-3376

Once Upon a Time Gardens
Nothing beats the aroma of a fresh garden and a cup of Earl Grey. Whether you are celebrating a wedding, baby naming, vow renewals, or you want to enjoy cake on the patio—this tea party in New Jersey location is full of options. Host a garden ceremony with friends, surrounded by beautiful scenery.
260 S. Pearl Street, Clayton, NJ 08312
(856) 777-4510

The New Leaf Tea Room
Where else can you experience themed teas with entertaining musical, historical, and theatrical presentations? The New Leaf Tea Room offers this and more, including fresh-baked scones, seasonal fruit, assorted tea sandwiches, decadent desserts, and tea.
606 Main Street, Riverton, NJ 08077
(856) 786-0323

Your Cup of Tea
In the historic section of Mount Holly is a tea house where you can gather with family and friends for a classic tea party experience. Relax with a cup of tea, find a gift in the shop, or stop by one of their special events, like a tea leaf reading. 
70 High Street, Mount Holly, NJ 08060
(609) 845-3631

Prince Tea House
A modern take on the traditional tea house, Prince Tea House with three locations in NJ, offers bright and chic spots for high tea. Indulge in aromatic and fresh teas from France with their  their green tea millie crepe or black mango tea.
Locations in Marlton, Princeton, and Edison

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Melanie Bodner has always had a love for writing, but now she has a new love…being a mom. Before having her kids, Melanie was no stranger to writing or working with children. She wrote for a local newspaper as a reporter and taught English and Dance in a public school. Now Melanie enjoys spending time with her kids, doing yoga, writing and decorating her home. Check out her Instagram @burlapbythebeach.