The St. James Market

Enter another time, another place…then take the experience home with you!

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!

Envision our Market as we do, as a small community in another century—another time, another place. It is a jewel-like village, populated by interesting and eclectic townsfolk and the shops they own and frequent. Allow the St. James Market to convey you to this tiny village of long ago as you meander through our three rooms of wares, each divided into little sections as if each were a shop along the village road.

What might you be looking for? The St. James Market is brimming with delightful wares specially chosen for their charm and the uplifting spirit they bring to the everyday and the special occasion alike.

Enter… you are welcome!

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

“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 a la carte food or drinks.

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New, Seasonal, Specially Picked for You!


We would love your feedback! In order to continue to provide you with excellent service and beautiful products relevant to you, our St. James Market invites you to take a short survey. Let us know what is important to you in your shopping experience and the products you love! Take the Short Survey Thank you […]

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 […]

Mrs. Miggins' Pantry & Pastires

Mrs. Miggins’ Pantry & Pastries

traditional St. James cream scones

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.

Scones to bake fresh at home!
(Please order ahead if you need more than a dozen.)
St. James Cream Scones (Frozen): $2 / scone
Gluten-free St. James Cream Scones (Frozen): $2.25 / scone
Lemon Curd (or Curd of the Month): $4 / 4 oz.
Clotted Cream: $4 / 4 oz.

Phipps & Co. Fine Teas

Phipps & Co. Fine Teas

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!

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 stationary 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 tea-sets 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.

Higbie & Sons Haberdashery

Higbie & Sons Haberdashery

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!

Cherriwyn China Shoppe

Cherriwyn China Shoppe

charming comfort

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. Whether you are looking for a cute floral set, an elegant design, or something with a touch of novelty about it, this collection is sure to please with its charming comfort and instant classics.

The Trinket Box

The Trinket Box

colorful fun and whimsy

In our cheery colored corner shelf, discover the most delightful little tea pots, cups and saucers, and tea accoutrements as you will find anywhere! These affordable little singles and sets will bring a colorful fun and whimsy to your table without being too formal.

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.

The Market Square

The Market Square

exciting collection of seasonal wares

As the month turns, look to our main display table for a new and exciting collection of seasonal wares to match the monthly 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?