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Tea houses in Orange County

Tea houses in Orange County

Visiting tea houses in Orange County is a delightful and enriching experience that captures the essence of the region’s charm.

Orange County’s tea houses have something to offer for everyone, The wide range of teas, from classic Earl Grey to innovative fruit-infused creations, tantalizes the taste buds. Tea houses is a great place to visit for birthdays, tea with the girls and for many celebrations.

Tea parties in Buena Park

Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant

SEASONAL! Knott’s Berry Farm is hosting Cordelia’s Tea Party at Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant! Service includes vice with a nice selection of teas, scones, sandwiches and dessert!

Seating is available Monday through Friday, from 11am until 2pm. 

Reservations recommended. To make a reservation, contact the restaurant at 714-220-5319 or visit the Knotts.com website and request seating via OpenTable. Add “Cordelia’s Tea Party” in the Special Requests box.

Cordelia's Tea Party at Knott's Berry Farm

Tea Garden in Fullerton

Spring Tea Garden

501 N Harbor Blvd Fullerton, CA 92832

Located in the historic Spring Field Banquet Center in the heart of Downtown Fullerton, Spring Tea Garden offers a delicious tea luncheon experience in an elegant atmosphere. Stop by any time Thursday-Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Reservations are highly recommended on weekends. 

Tea room in Huntington Beach

Pamela’s Tea Room

7561 Center Ave Ste 19 Huntington Beach, CA 92647

The tea room is known for sausage rolls, Cornish pasties, bangers & mash, savory pies, homemade soups, traditional tea sandwiches, English Trifle, Pamela’s award-winning scones (including gluten-free scones), and our popular English-stuffed pancakes topped with a cheese sauce. 

Group tea parties up to 32 guests and well-behaved children are always welcome. Catering also available.

PLEASE NOTE ! If you wish to split an item with a friend there will be a $6.00 plate charge
For parties of 6 or more an 20% service charge will be added. For purposes of safety, teapots containing hot tea may not be handled by children under 12 years of age.

We recommend our house tea, PG Tips, one of Britain’s most popular teas Other teas featured are: Yorkshire Gold Typhoo (Reg/Decaf) Tetley’s Twinings Earl Grey etc. various Herb teas

Tea parties in Irvine

Hello Kitty Cafe (Bow Room)

860 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618

The Hello Kitty Cafe is open daily for grab-and-go treats!

Reservations are only for the Afternoon Tea or Cocktail Service in the Bow Room. 

photo credit: Jakob Layman/Sanrio

Sunday to Thursday 10am-9pm
Friday 10am-10:00pm
Saturday 10am-10:00pm

Afternoon Tea:
Wednesday-Friday 11am-2:30pm
Saturday-Sunday 10am-3:00pm

Cocktails (+21 only):
Wednesday-Saturday 5pm-9:30pm
*All guests must be +21; minors not allowed in the Bow Room during cocktail service.

Afternoon Tea Service ($55 per person; by reservation only) | photo credit: Jakob Layman/Sanrio

Tea houses in San Juan Capistrano

The Tea House on Los Rios

31731 Los Rios Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

The Tea House on Los Rios has the perfect event space for any occasion! Just tell them about your event, choose an event space, pick out the perfect food package, and you’ll be on the way to hosting the celebration of your dreams.

Pricing varies on what package you get, a minimum charge of $20 per guest. Please advise your server of any dietary restrictions or allergies, and we will do our very best to accommodate. A 20% gratuity is included on parties of six or more for your convenience.

Email: [email protected] or Call: (949) 615-1225

Reservations for parties up to 9 guests, please use the OpenTable reservation form.


Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Friday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Last seating at 4:00pm

Tea service in Santa Ana

The Vogel Victorian

621 North Spurgeon, Santa Ana, CA 92701

The Vogel Victorian host a two hour haunted tea party, in their 125 year old Victorian home. Themes do change by the seasons, always check out their instagram for more updates and dates for their next event.

*Dark drinks
*Terrifying tastings
*Make your own blessing jar from 35 herbs and spices, a dozen recipes to choose from.

Tea service:
✔️3 different types of finger sandwiches
✔️Soup & Salad
✔️Sconces & Jam
✔️Various deserts
✔️4 different types of teas

*Experience starts in the garden.
*Next you’ll venture into our full basement for your first spooky encounter
*Following a tasting in the witch tea room
*Continuing on to the American horror stories inspired kitchen where you’ll make your blessing jar 
* Next, the haunted foyer will host a spooky story time
* The Black Crow living room will walk you through a murder history
* Lastly will end in the murder dining room for your full tea party experience.

Tea cottage in Seal Beach

McKenna’s Tea Cottage

237 Main St Seal Beach, CA 90740

Mckenna’s Tea Cottage is a quaint upscale tea room in the heart of Orange County, Old Town Seal Beach. They offer a taste of traditional English tea and treats. Their menu features a wide variety of teas from classic black tea to delicious flavored teas. The menu features a variety of other English-inspired items, including soups, sandwiches, salads, and quiches. If you’re looking for a cozy spot for a quiet afternoon tea or a festive atmosphere for a special occasion, we have the perfect space to accommodate your needs.

Reservation times:
11am-2pm  Monday, Wednesday-Saturday | Sunday 12pm-3pm
15 minute grace period 
All reservations are 90 minutes
hours may differ  

Tea parties in Tustin

Morning Lavender

330 El Camino Real Tustin, CA 92780

They take reservations 30 days out from the current date for our cute and modern tea service that takes place on Fridays at 2nd and 3rd tea times and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 tea times: 1st: 10am, 2nd: 12:30pm, or 3rd: 3pm. Please visit our Yelp page to see availability and make a reservation. Please note that our service is books out quickly as far as it is available.

Lavender Morning Also has a boutique at their Tustin location and at Huntington Beach Pacific City. All of our pieces are carefully curated for the every day woman ensuring a collection that is classic, affordable and feminine. 

We love tea houses in Orange County! They’re so cute, very photo-friendly, and it takes us back to a simpler time.

Originally published on November 7, 2023. Last Updated on November 7, 2023 by Pattie Cordova

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