Dining October 24, 2017
Visit These 7 Charming Tea Rooms In Oregon For A Piece Of The Past
I don’t know about you, but I love a good old-fashioned afternoon tea. Here in Oregon, there are plenty of charming teahouses that are keeping this elegant tradition alive. Whether you’re in the mood for a lively tea party, or just cozy afternoon tea, a trip to one of the following 7 tea rooms will absolutely delight you. Take a look:
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1. The Painted Lady Tea Room (Myrtle Creek)
The Painted Lady is a small town gem known for its charming hospitality. Inside this tea room you will find an enchanting world filled with eclectic Victorian decorations and delectable treats. The Queen and Princess Tea are perfect for special occasions. The Tea Room is open Thursday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
231 NW 3rd Ave., Myrtle Creek, OR 97457
2. La Tea Da Tea Room (Tillamook)
La Tea Da proves that you don't have to travel to England for an authentic tea experience. This charming little tea room on the Oregon Coast is known for its elegant atmosphere and large selection of flavorful teas. The high tea includes three tiers of scones, finger sandwiches, desserts, and fruits, along with a steaming pot of tea. Stop in Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
904 Main Ave., Tillamook, OR 97141
3. AK's Tea Room (Redmond)
While you might not expect to find high tea in Oregon's high desert, you're sure to be delighted by the charming offerings at AK's Tea Room. Located in downtown Redmond, this lovely British tea house serves a wide variety of tasty treats, including mouthwatering scones. The tea room is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
525 SW 6th St., Redmond, OR 97756
4. Lady Di's British Store and Tea Room (Lake Oswego)
Established in the 1980s, Lady Di's has long been a popular spot for Portland-area Brits and Anglophiles. Their Traditional Afternoon Tea is served with finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and more. There is also a small store next to the tea room filled with goods from jolly 'ol England. Stop in Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
430 2nd St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034
5. Tower of Cosmic Reflections Teahouse (Portland)
Located within the Lan Su Chinese Garden in the heart of downtown Portland, this traditional Chinese tea house serves authentic teas in a serene setting. If you're hungry, there's also noodle bowls and steamed dumplings on the menu. Note that you do have to pay an admission fee to the Garden to access the teahouse. ($8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, $6.50 for students, and free for children 5 and under). The tea house is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
239 NW Everett St., Portland, OR 97209
6. IVY Garden Tearoom (Albany)
There's something for everyone at this quaint little tea house. Even if you're a non-tea drinker, you're sure to be delighted by the petite desserts and whimsical decor. They even have a selection of fun hats and costumes available so that you can sip your tea in style! The IVY Garden Teahouse is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
333 W 1st Ave., Albany, OR 97321
7. The Teapot on Wheels (Medford)
The Teapot on Wheels is a fantastic teahouse that will make you feel like you've been transported into an episode of Downton Abbey. The fancy high tea is a 90-minute experience with freshly brewed tea, fresh scones, a selection of finger sandwiches, sumptuous sweets, and plenty of fancy hats. You can make reservations by
. The tea room is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
1754 Rogue River Hwy., Gold Hill, OR 97525
Have you been to any of these tea rooms before? Can you think of any we missed? Share your recommendations with us!