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Clipper Merchant Tea House is closed.

Please email us at info@clippermerchant.com if you would like to order your favorite tea.

British Tea Times


 Traditional tea break at 11:00 a.m. that includes tea and typically a scone, biscuits or muffin.


Afternoon tea

Typically at 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. (dinner in Britain and the continent is usually not before 7:30 p.m.).  It is a leisurely affair, conducive to chatting, sipping
and sampling finger sandwiches, scones, macaroons and other treats.


High Tea

 It may be a surprise to learn that high tea originated with the working classes, who worked through what we consider

“lunch hour”.  High tea would be served at home after the workday at a table and now often includes soup

in addition to sweets and fruit.


We are also high on Special Events. Just ask.

We have a lot of great ideas to make your event extra - memorable.

We are about tea of all persuasions. Black, Green, White, Matcha, Rooibos, Chai, Oolong, Pu-erh, Herbal: We have it, from the best Darjeelings to quality Greens to rare Pu-erhs dated by vintage like fine wine.  We invite you to experience the depth and variety of our 100+ teas from around the world. You may just find yourself describing bouquets and finishes at your next gathering!


Visit our tea page for more information.


Proprietor: Melinda Thomas



We invite you to experience the timeless pleasure of taking tea—British-style.

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