A Taste of Britain offers full service catering in your home or at the venue of your choice. We bring everything to you, set up, help to serve, and even clean up. You get to relax with your guests and enjoy our delicious food served by our expert staff. We require a minimum of 20 guests or a minimum food and beverage order of $450. For smaller orders, consider ordering from our Take Out Catering menu, or simply order to go from our Lunch Menu. Our catering prices include serving trays, serving utensils, tea pots, and milk and sugar. Staffing and China rentals are priced separately. 6% PA sales tax and a 20% gratuity will be added to your final bill.
Full Afternoon Tea
20-50 people — $24 per person
More than 50 people — $22 per person
Let A Taste of Britain bring the afternoon tea experience to you! Your catered tea includes for each guest:
8 pieces of tea sandwiches (select 4 types from the choices below)
1 scone with traditional sides (our homemade lemon curd, clotted cream, and strawberry preserves)
3 miniature pastries
An assortment of English teabags with hot water, milk, lemon, and sugar
Your choice of freshly brewed iced tea or lemonade
(Brewed loose leaf teapot service and coffee may be added for an additional fee)
Tea Sandwich Choices (Select up to 4 Types)
Cucumber & Minted Cream Cheese
Cheddar Cheese with Fruit Chutney
Ham with Honey Mustard
Olive Cream Cheese
Roast Beef with Creamy Horseradish Sauce
Smoked Salmon with Capered Cream Cheese ($0.20 surcharge per piece)
Turkey with Cranberry Butter
Strawberry Cream Cheese on Cinnamon Bread
Scone Flavors (We normally serve an assortment of all types)
A la Carte Menu Items
Add the following items to your Afternoon Tea order, or create your own menu from scratch. Items are priced per person, except where noted.
House Salad (Mixed Greens, Sugared Walnuts, Dried Cranberries, Cucumbers, and Cherry Tomatoes, tossed with our Balsamic Vinaigrette) — $5
Strawberry Salad (Mixed Greens topped with Strawberries, Goat Cheese, and Sliced Almonds, tossed with our Balsamic Vinaigrette) — $6
Blue Salad (Mixed Greens with Dried Cranberries, Sugared Walnuts, Crumbled Blue Cheese, and Apples, tossed with our Balsamic Vinaigrette) — $6
Frittata Squares (Spinach and Goat Cheese, Lorraine (Bacon and Swiss Cheese), Broccoli Cheddar, Potato/Cheddar/Chives, or Tomato/Basil/Mozzarella) — $4
Fruit Skewers — $20 per dozen (2 dozen minimum)
Tea Sandwiches — $1.00 per piece
Pasta Salad with Fresh Vegetables and Lemon Vinaigrette — $5
Cocktail Sausage Rolls with Creamy Mustard Dip – $2
Miniature Croissant Sandwiches (Stuffed with Chicken Salad, Egg Salad, or Tuna Salad) — $5
Scones Served with Traditional Sides (Homemade Lemon Curd, Raspberry Preserves, and Clotted Cream) — $6
Assorted Mini Pastries (Assortment may include cookies, brownies, lemon bars, shortbread, mini cupcakes, etc.) — $5
French Toast Bread Pudding, served with Whipped Cream — $5
Chocolate Covered Strawberries — $20 per dozen (2 dozen minimum)
Chocolate Mousse Shots — $24 per dozen (2 dozen minimum)
Petit Fours — $24 per dozen (2 dozen minimum)
Cupcakes — $30 per dozen
Cakes (Double layer round cakes – call to discuss flavors) — 6 inch – $40, 10 inch – $55, 12 inch – $70
Labor A manager is required at every event at a rate of $45 per hour. Each additional staff member is charged at $35 per hour. The number of staff required will vary based on a number of factors, including your menu, the number of guests, and the amount of rentals.
Rentals/Place Settings You may elect to use your own China and flatware, or we can provide it for you, using elegant rentals or high quality disposables.
China Rentals — $6.50 per place setting — Includes China cups, saucers, tea plates, and tea spoons, plus paper napkins and clear plastic cups for cold beverages. Add $1 per place setting for full menus where rentals include larger plates, forks, and knives.
Disposables — $2.5 per setting — Includes white plastic tea plates and handled teacups, paper napkins, and clear plastic tumblers for cold beverages. Add $1 per place setting for full menus where disposables include larger plates, forks, and knives.
Hot Tea/Coffee Urn — $50 per urn — Urn rentals are required for hot tea or coffee service for more than 50 guests.
For events with more than 30 guests where China is used (not disposables), an additional China handling fee will be assessed.
Additional China rentals and linens (tablecloths and napkins) may be rented and will be priced upon request.