20+ Tea Houses In New Jersey For Your Next Tea Party


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, these tea rooms in NJ 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 or visit a tea room in NJ, and for more spring things to do, check out our bucket list. (Feature Photo Credit: @jadestea.time)

Tea rooms 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

Across the Pond Bakery 
Indulge in British scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, lemon shortbread, or a buttery almond Bakewell tart with a cup of hot English Tea on this side of the pond (aka Summit, NJ). Across the Pond Bakery hosts High Tea where you can enjoy tea and crumpets or try their Full English Breakfast for a filling start to your day.
The Strand, 447 Springfield Avenue, Summit, New Jersey

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

HighSocieTea House
History buffs will love sitting down for tea at this house, which was recognized by the Wayne Historical Society as the first official post office dating back to 1895. There is a Young Royal Tea for ages 10 and under, or try the Queen’s Tea, full of delicious treats.
20 Old Newark Pompton Tpke, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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

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

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 scones.
15 Perry St., Chester, NJ 07930

Teaberry’s Tea Room (reopening in Spring 2024 at their new location)
Whether you want afternoon tea or a full lunch, this Flemington tea room in a Victorian house is a classic affair. Check out their new location opening this spring. 
171 Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822

The Secret Tea Room
Did you know there is a secret tea room where you can enjoy tea and overlook beautiful scenery? The Secret Tea Room pops up at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum on special days around the time of their Daffodil blooms, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day, offering homemade scones and tea sandwiches, tea, and even a glass of sparkling wine.
165 Hobart Ave., Summit, NJ 07901

Windsor House Tea Room & Bakery
Step into English royalty at Windsor House with specialties like a Buckingham Palace Garden Party tea or simply enjoy some Orange Blossom tea. Choose from their Windsor Tea for Two to their Junior Tea for ages 12 and under. Gluten-free options are available upon request. 
86 State Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848

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. They have a bakery in Long Beach Island, too.
521 Route 9, Ocean Township, NJ 08758

Jade’s Tea—Mobile High Tea
Jade’s Tea offers mobile service to bring the tea party to your garden or patio. Sip matcha with friends in 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 has adorable themed teas like the Beatrix Potter Garden Party Tea and Matter Hatter Tea. Live near there? Check out their monthly book club, where readers sample tea and food related to the book. 
604 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719

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

Tipple and Rose Tea Parlor and Apothecary
With choices from the Tea and Tapas menu, afternoon tea menu, or loose-leaf tea menu, there is no shortage of delicious drink choices, from Vanilla Bean Darjeeling to Black Rose tea. Visit their full-service tea room, main dining room, private dining room, or second dining room, The Cottage.
210 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

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

Jane’s Tea House
This South Jersey tea house hosts afternoon tea and special events like a Mom & Me Painting Par-Tea and sing-alongs. Sip from one of their blends—including the classics and even Caramel Cherry Cheesecake tea—and 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

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. The menu changes constantly, and the scones and desserts are delicious. There is also a gift shop.
Captain’s House at the Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087

La Mademoiselle Macaron 
This pretty pink tearoom and garden with French accents and antiques is perfect for 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

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 room in NJ location is full of options. Host a garden ceremony with friends, surrounded by beautiful scenery.
260 S. Pearl Street, Clayton, NJ 08312

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

Your Cup of Tea
In the historic section of Mount Holly, you’ll find this 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

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

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