Tearoom guest and friend of Mary Alice, Wilfrid, a published writer and expert on all things to do with the British monarchy, was thrilled to speak to us on the subject of a royal arrival and the perseverance of the royal family.
The season of sending love and congratulations is upon us. Graduations, weddings, showers, and birthdays fill this year with celebration. The St. James Market has a variety of both whimsical and classic greeting cards for every occasion. If the celebration calls for flowers, or a bear playing the banjo, we have it covered with charming […]
During our “Royal Celebration” menu, we picked up a few items to make tea feel a little more royal. This tray and ice bucket made of hammered copper are the perfect little touch to any celebration. They would shine beautifully out in the garden with a pitcher of refreshingly cold iced tea, or you could […]
The Imperial Porcelain Factory, formally known as the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, was founded in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1744 by order of Empress Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, after Dmitry Ivanovich Vinogradov discovered the secret of creating hard-paste porcelain. Though found in the traditional shapes of teapots and teacups of England, Russian china has […]
Chocolate in tea? We do believe Willy Wonka might approve. In true Wonka fashion, the Market has put together a chocolate tea variety pack. Tucked in a beautiful little box you will find two of our chocolate teas, Chocolate Raspberry Truffle and Renaissance Chocolate Treasure, a tea ball infuser, a miniature bag of sugar, and […]
Spring has sprung in our Market! We love the time of year that brings beautiful, fresh blossoms. It may be the blooming flowers, or the rumors of a sweet Wonka-inspired menu, but along with spring comes happy little bees. Found in our stationery section, brand-new bee-inspired stationery has begun to appear. Notepads, card sets, and […]
Our brand-new china pattern from Royal Albert is almost good enough to eat. Featuring charming blueberries, blackberries, and daisies, you might think we plucked the “Alpha Foodie Turquoise” pattern straight from Willy Wonka’s Edible Room! But never fear, these blueberries shouldn’t turn you violet. The Oompa Loompas are raving at the size of the teapot, […]
Brand-new magnetic games are perfect for long car rides or bringing to the pub and sharing a friendly game over a pint. As we journey to Ireland, The St. James Market found a few new items to make our travels a little easier—and maybe a bit classier! Our new leather-bound shaving kits have a sleek […]
The Search for God & Guinness, a biography by Stephen Mansfield, details the life of Arthur Guinness as he changed his city of Dublin for the better. Through living out of abundance, Guinness used the vehicle of beer to create jobs, sanitation, safe drinking alternatives, housing, and much more for the people of Dublin. He is […]
Featured China Pattern: Glamis Thistle. This beautiful set is bone porcelain china made in England. In Celtic culture, the thistle represents strength, devotion, durability, and bravery. The thistle seems quite fitting as we celebrate a man who exhibits these qualities as he strived to heal his broken city of Dublin. Refusing to make his fame […]
Our latest teatime theme invites you to fly away with us to a land of pixies, pirates, and the lost boys… As we fly into Neverland, we invite you to sample “Second Star to the Right,” a black tea blend with pixie dust, marshmallow bits, and light from the Second Star! It sure to inspire […]
Enjoy a Guinness Stout at your teatime! Paired perfectly with our Guinness World Record Irish Soda Bread, this malty, caramely, and bittersweet stout is available only through March 31, 2018, as a special tribute to our St. James Great Arthur Guinness. Ask your server to order. About Guinness St. James’s Gate is the largest Guinness […]
As we travel to Paris with our menu served February 6th – March 4th, 2018, we are eager to share some of our favorite French-inspired menu with you! This is how we make our heart scones in the kitchen of our tearoom in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The scones pair wonderfully with our French Kiss Puerh […]
Introducing a New Parisian Cocktail for “La Vie en Rose” Inspired by Paris and our “La Vie en Rose” menu, we have created “Délice à la Fraise” (strawberry delight), a house-made cocktail for you to enjoy. Fresh strawberry, Vermouth, and Lillet Blanc have been lovingly blended together in this refreshing drink that is sure to […]
Journey with us over the misty mountains as we take tea in The Shire of Middle Earth. Based on the classic novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, we have created a teatime menu that is inspired by the characters and the world he created. Served January 9 – February 4, 2018, this is a teatime sure to […]
We are so excited to share the special tea shot we will be serving in January! Does it look like there might be some Middle-earth Elvish magic involved? Your eyes do not deceive you. Our “Lothlórien Nectar” sparkles like the light of Eärendil! Just like Sam in The Lord of the Rings, we dream of […]
This holiday season, join The St. James Tearoom as we celebrate 18 years of teatime in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Follow a reservation as it becomes afternoon tea in this glimpse behind the scenes of our menu “A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens,” served November 28, 2017 – January 7, 2018.
“Each piece of Turkish Delight was sweet and light to the very center and Edmund had never tasted anything more delicious.” ~The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Turkish legend has it that Sultan Abdul Hamid I “summoned all his confectionery experts and ordered them to produce a unique dessert.” What caught that royal’s fancy […]
Something delicious this way comes! For several years, The St. James Tearoom has created one-of-a-kind, non-alcoholic tea shots for special events, blending concentrated tea with flavored syrups for a small, yet thrilling treat. In honor of our menu “Recipes from the Wizarding World,” we have concocted a special brew to transport you to that magical […]
We are extremely excited to officially announce our brand-new menu and theme for September!! “Recipes from the Wizarding World” will be served Tuesday, September 5 – Sunday, October 1, 2017. See the full menu.
Introducing “The St. James Regency Punch,” the featured aperitif for our August Jane Austen menu! Our own take on a historic beverage, with local sparkling wine and our own Garden Bouquet green tea, this unique punch will transport you to the Regency Era, when it was commonly served at parties and balls. Ask for a […]
Teatime for all occasions… Follow the links from our Instagram images below: