Downton Champagne Tea

October 5 | 2 PM

We’re pulling out all the stops with this special tea in the Caldwell Room!

Delight in decadent tea treats and sip on classic cocktails while listening to a live string quartet.

Learn the do’s and don’ts of tea etiquette with John Griffith of Replacements, Ltd, Ken Nash (Mad Hatter & Toy Soldier of O.Henry Specialty Teas) and players from Triad Stage in a short comedic play.

Get an exclusive peek into the Replacements, Ltd. vault with extraordinary silver and china designs on display, featuring patterns from the original PBS series Downton Abbey and historic pieces created for royalty.

Take home a hand-painted tea menu from our Artist-In-Residence, Chip Holton and perhaps a few prizes as well!

Price of $90 (includes one admission to the Downton Tea and a 20% service charge) plus tax.

Please let us know about your allergies. Some recipes may contain nuts or other allergens. If you have any questions regarding your Downton Tea tickets please contact Audrey Wheeler at [email protected].  This includes if you need to change a day, time, number of guests attending, have a gift certificate, etc.  Please contact her directly at her email.

Downton Tea at O.Henry Hotel

Downton Tea Menu

Sub-Rosa Summer Cocktail

Mini Beef Wellington
Yorkshire Pudding
Truffled Egg Salad Sandwich with Caviar
Butter Poached Lobster Salad
Smoked Salmon Blini
Asparagus Cup

Queen Catherine
Peaches & Ginger

Vanilla, Glazed Apricot and Chocolate Scones
with Clotted Cream and Curd

Manchester Tarts
Chocolate Biscuit Cake
Apple Charlotte
Lemon Tart

VEUVE CLICQUOT Brut “Yellow Label”

About John Griffith

John Griffith leads educational seminars for Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of old and new tableware, silver, estate jewelry and watches. John’s various roles over his two decades with the dinnerware giant create an in-depth knowledge base. His expertise includes all things design and etiquette— from insight to set the perfect afternoon tea, how to create unique and amazing tablescapes to curating rare finds from Replacements’ vault for special events, such as our Downton Tea.

About Replacements, Ltd.

With more than 11 million pieces of new and retired tableware, silver, estate jewelry and watches, Replacements, Ltd. is the go-to resource to create the perfect tea time. The company’s treasures include unique sterling serving pieces to vintage and rare tableware you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re setting afternoon tea for two or a Grantham-esque dinner party, Replacements can help you create a welcoming home that’s perfect for both special-occasion entertaining and every day.

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