The St. James Market

Come shop our selection of Fine Tea, China, and Gifts!

Tuesday – Wednesday 10:45 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday – Saturday 10:45 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday 10:45 am – 6:00 pm

Monday closed

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From tea and China to creative and informative books, charming toys for children to accessories for both ladies and gentlemen, The St. James Market provides you with a whole little village’s worth of charming shops all in one building! Our shelves are brimming with delightful wares specially chosen for their charm and the uplifting spirit they bring to the everyday and the special occasion alike.

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New, Seasonal, Specially Picked for You!

Search for God & Guinness

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 […]


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Introducing Our New Tea!

If you have perused our tea collection lately, you may have seen a new addition appear!  It is an honor to introduce our brand new tea “Duchess of Bedford.” This velvety traditional black tea is enhanced with raspberries and a subtle hint of rose. It is made most luxurious by a touch of brown sugar, […]

Mother’s Day Gifts

We love to celebrate and pamper our moms around here! With that in mind, we’ve decided to have an extra special Mother’s Day shopping event! Come into our Market next Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, from 4pm – 7pm and enjoy samples of our famous St. James Cream Scones and a cup of tea while you […]

Aspirations Quarterly

The Five Aspirations

We’re eager to share why we continue to do what we do and how we continue onward in the midst of the storms of this world. Words to encourage, uplift, and even challenge–this little magazine is brimming with the heart of The St. James Tearoom!  Written by our owner and founder, Mary Alice Higbie, each article […]

St. James Press

Exclusive In-House Offerings

“May I see your passport, please?”

Have your St. James Passport stamped every visit to receive rewards!

The St. James Tea Passport

Earn a free 4 oz. bag of tea!
Learn about each of our teas and how to steep them at home as you take notes on your preferences and mark which are your favorites. Purchase in The St. James Market to start earning rewards as you explore the world of our teas!
Receive one stamp per 4 oz. bag of tea purchased.
Higbie & Sons line excluded. No half-stamps given for single 2 oz. bags.

The St. James Greats Passport

Earn a free tea!
Learn about the Greats throughout history whom we admire for their Grace, Civility, Beauty, Gentility, and Excellence. Purchase in The St. James Market to start earning rewards as you discover the history behind each seating area’s St. James Great!
Receive one stamp per passport, per visit.
Free tea covers all-inclusive price for one meal, including menu options. Does not include additional items such as à la carte food or drinks.

Cherriwyn Gallery

Meet Our St. James Greats

Explore the curio cubbies of our new Cherriwyn Gallery! Tucked into each shelf is a glimpse of one of our historical St. James Greats, along with hand-picked wares inspired by their lives, legacies, and unique personalities.

Have your teatime in a parlor honoring one of our St. James Greats!
Each of our seating areas in The St. James Tearoom corresponds to a Great, as well. Browse our seating areas here.

The Trinket Box

The Trinket Box

charming comfort

In our cheery colored corner shelf, discover the most delightful little tea pots, cups and saucers, and tea accoutrements as you will find anywhere! This section of our Market presents a variety of mid-priced fine china tea sets that are at once graceful and inviting—something to make any house feel more like a home.

Proudtree Manor

Proudtree Manor

a formal affair

The wares of this glass case call those who wish to set their table in the finest manner. One look at the gilt designs and excellent craftsmanship will speak of a formal affair. You will find bone china, crystal, and gilt wares of the highest quality in this most tempting corner of The St. James Market.

Loose Leaf Tea & Accoutrements

The Finest Tea in Albuquerque

This section of The St. James Market boasts more than fifty high-quality teas and a variety of tea-making accoutrements to ensure your daily cuppa is always at hand and your special tea party is a delicious success. Taste the featured tea at our Tea Bar, or join us for a special event to learn a special recipe! New to tea? Not sure where to start? Ask our knowledgeable staff! Each of our teas is unique as its own character…perhaps you’ll hear a story or two!

Pastries & Recipes

Delectables for Home

The entry display of our Market provides our scones to take home to share, and in doing so, to help deepen the relationships important to you. Other packaged goodies are available here, as well. With these and recipes from our archives, you have the makings of a splendid teatime to serve in your own home!

St. James Recipe Archives

Green Chile and Cheese Scones Recipe

In honor of the 107th anniversary of New Mexico’s statehood (January 6th, 1912), we decided to share a tender, flaky, green chile and cheese scone recipe—the perfect marriage of traditional teatime fare and New Mexico’s most beloved ingredient. Other treats at a “birthday” teatime for New Mexico could include: piñon cookies; turkey, avocado, and cucumber […]

Christmas Stollen Scones

Nutcracker dolls are an undeniable symbol of Christmas. Though carved nutcrackers have taken many shapes since their earliest days in the 13th or 14th century, the soldier and king nutcracker dolls we know today originated in Germany in the early 1800s. Inspired by these German origins, we decided to bring you a Christmas Stollen Scone […]

Narnian Baked Apples

If you’re a fan of The Chronicles of Narnia, you’ve probably noticed that C.S. Lewis describes food quite often. Though the most well-known book in the series is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the other six books in the series also describe numerous meals in the land of Narnia. This baked apple recipe […]

Rock Cakes

Throughout the Harry Potter book series, Hagrid serves his favorite students numerous homemade “treats,” including a traditional British drop scone commonly called a rock cake (for its rocky shape). For these Wizarding World-inspired scones, we imagine Hagrid making them with whatever he has on hand, so you can play with the additions to make them […]

St. James Sherry Syllabub

In the 18th century, syllabubs were a common feature of the dessert course, often served alongside puddings and jellies. Syllabubs evolved throughout the century from a sweetened wine-based drink into a more solid whipped dessert, similar to mousse, and then were eventually replaced by ice cream as a cold refreshing treat to end a meal. […]

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cups

Celebrate the 4th with a little teatime flair! Fun and elegant, creamy and delicious, these festive little cups make for an easy Independence Day dessert sure to please the eye and the taste buds. No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cups Makes about 10 servings. Ingredients: Graham Cracker Crumbs 1 1 ⁄2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 1 […]

Neverland Star Cookies

These delightful shortbread cookies were inspired by the directions to Neverland — two star cookies stacked with a clear, golden, candy center. We recommend enjoying these cookies with either our house-blended English Breakfast tea or the malty black tea Sir Philip Sidney. Neverland Star Cookies Makes about 20 cookies. Ingredients: 8 oz. butter at room […]

Strawberry Mousse

Just in time for strawberry season, we bring you this strawberry mousse recipe that couldn’t be easier. In just 10-15 minutes you can have this light, refreshing dessert ready for your next summer tea party. We think it pairs quite well with our popular Lemon Soufflé tea, especially if you ice the tea! This recipe […]

Berry Champagne Gelées

Combining real Champagne, fresh berries, and sweet white grape juice, our Berry Champagne Gelées are a refreshing accompaniment to any celebration, particularly in the warmer months of the year. They make for a sophisticated and light dessert following any meal, sure to add a splash of color to your menu. And if you want an […]

St. James Traditional Cream Scones

Made in-house for you to bake fresh at home!

Cream Scones (frozen)
$8.00 / 4-pack scones*

Gluten-Free Cream Scones (frozen)
$9.00 / 4-pack scones*

Lemon Curd
$4.00 / 4 oz.

Clotted Cream
$4.00 / 4 oz.

Ask about our seasonal offerings, as well.

*Please order ahead if you need more than a dozen.
(505) 242-3752

The Market Square

Exciting Collection of Seasonal Wares

As the calendar turns, look to our main display table for a new and exciting collection of seasonal wares to match the menu theme of The St. James Tearoom! Each is freshly picked and freshly chosen for you, creating the liveliest of village markets where ideas and parties both seem to ignite and sparkle. What new treasure will you discover?

Current Menu Theme

Higbie & Sons

Higbie & Sons

handsome wares for handsome gentlemen

Named for St. James Tearoom owner Daniel Higbie and his boys, this corner features handsome wares for handsome gentlemen including hats, men’s toiletries (such as razors, colognes, and shaving accoutrements), wine implements, desk ornaments, and other articles geared particularly toward gentlemen. Also inspired by this shop is the “Higbie & Sons” tea collection, featuring boldly rich and exotic tastes, which may be found in the Phipps & Co. section of our Market.

The Ladies' Boudoir

The Ladies’ Boudoir

femininity and beauty

The Ladies’ Boudoir carries all manner of items to accentuate and enhance the femininity and beauty of a woman, from stylish hats and gloves to powder puffs and the richest crèmes that we can find. Don’t forget our collection of elegant, sparkling, and classic jewelry as you peruse the shelves of this corner of the Market. Discover a timeless elegance that is always in fashion!

Bindings Bookshoppe & Stationer

Bindings Bookshoppe & Stationer

a hub of ideas and intellect

This little corner of our Market is a hub of ideas and intellect, bursting with books hand-selected to encourage the deepening of relationships through courtesy and etiquette, learning from history, investigating truth, goodness, and beauty in any matter, and to teach us how to grow more Others-Focused, and in doing so, add our own small measure of beauty to our community. Beyond books, it also holds a lovely selection of cards and stationery to convey hand-written messages to loved ones.

The Toy Chest

The Toy Chest

children’s delights of all kinds

Turn the corner to discover shelves brimming full of children’s delights of all kinds: books, games, toys, costumes, dolls, small teasets perfect for children, and baby gifts. Train up the young ladies and gentlemen of our future through uplifting playthings that encourage friendship, imagination, and courtesy.

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