High Tea in High Style

Author:  Autumn

Every time Jordan gets the chance to visit us here in Lexington, she and I make it a point to go to our favorite place for tea, The Greentree Tea Room.

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Located in what was once a home in the historic downtown, the Greentree has become our go-to place for small family/friend celebrations.  In fact, one year my New Year’s resolution was to visit it at least once a month that year, and I did!  It was an easy resolution to keep because they change their set menu every month, so, it is always new.  We even had Jordan’s bridal luncheon there last year.

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Each monthly menu includes a soup (hot and creamy in the fall and winter, and cool and fruity in the spring and summer), a scone, an entree, tea sandwiches, and sweets.  Yes, it is a lot of food, and we always leave there stuffed.  We try to either skip dinner or eat a light dinner after having tea at the Greentree.

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There are several small rooms so that the atmosphere is very intimate.

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The menu is always displayed on the table, which is covered in a crisp white table cloth with crisply ironed napkins, white basket weave china, and centered with white roses and greenery.

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This month’s menu was…….

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Chilled fruit soup……..

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Cream scone with Fayette cream and lemon curd…..

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Along with an asparagus crepe with mornay sauce.

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Assorted finger sandwiches……

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Were served from here.

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You can see our little strawberry cake and French wafers……

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and the chocolates pots de creme.  Yummmmm……

Since the Greentree is also an antique shop, we looked at some of the china and enjoyed their interesting transom window.

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Here is my lovely daughter and blog partner enjoying a cup of darjeeling.

Take care.

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Comments

  1. says

    I adore Tea Rooms. This one looks fantastic and PLEASE, I wish you could send me one of those Chocolate thingys….wow!!

  2. says

    There is nothing like Afternoon Tea — and that one looked wonderful!!! There is something elegant about sitting and sipping tea and eating great food. I enjoy visiting tea rooms no matter where I am and that tea room looks like a wonderful place.