Connecticut February 03, 2018
This Cozy Tea Room In Connecticut Is Like Something Out Of A British Fairy Tale
Looking for the perfect place to grab a delicious bite and savor some tea? This British tea room celebrates the U.K.’s tradition of afternoon tea right here in Connecticut. This cozy spot is so full of whimsy and charm that it seems ripped from the pages of a fairy tale. Goldilocks would have been better off to have tea and scones in this delightful setting than steal porridge from some bears.
Mrs. Bridges' Pantry in Woodstock has a rustic exterior and oh-so-charming interior, making it the perfect spot for tea.
Located off of Route 169, this place is the perfect stop for British inspired cuisine and tea. Make a whole afternoon of your trip and browse nearby antique store,
which is just a stone's throw away.
The vintage decor and retro wallpaper make you feel as though you have traveled through time once you step inside.
This British tea room has an eclectic collection of knick knacks and wall decor. From spoon displays to vintage lighting, everything about Mrs. Bridges' Pantry is candy for the eye.
Each table and its chairs are unique -- there is a perfect seat in the house for every visitor.
Be sure to check the chalkboard on the wall for the daily specials. Oftentimes baked goods are coming fresh out of the oven during tea time.
The tea menu is far beyond extensive, so you are bound to find a tea that is just perfectly relaxing and right for you.
You can choose among the many varieties of black, herbal, white, green, and rooibus teas. The gorgeous vintage tea cups and saucers complete the tea experience at this charming restaurant.
Your tea can be accompanied by British inspired dishes such as traditional tea sandwiches or meat pies.
Sandwich choices include offerings like cucumber and salmon salad, chicken salad, cheese and tomato, and egg salad to name a few. The meat pies are also very popular, featuring steak and mushroom, beef and onion, and steak and kidney when available.
It wouldn't be a true British tea room without classic beans and toast on the menu.
Mrs Bridges' Pantry also makes individual quiche that are truly scrumptious. If you are really hungry, you just might want to try the Ploughman's Lunch.
Traditional round English scones are served with Devonshire cream and house strawberry jam, or with Mrs. Bridges’ lemon curd if you prefer.
Other treats include lemon bars, carrot cake, a white and dark chocolate layer cake, and rice pudding. These mouth-watering goodies are the perfect end to any meal.
Before you leave Mrs. Bridges' Pantry, you will want to stop into their gift store and browse. From assorted tea, tea accessories and other unique gift items, there is a large selection to enjoy.
The store and tea room are open Wednesday - Monday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. They are closed on Tuesdays. Mrs. Bridges' Pantry is located at 292 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 06281.
Have you ever been to this British tea room? Share your experiences in the comments section below, we’d love to hear from you. If you adore Mrs. Bridges’ Pantry then you might also like
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