Victorian Tea Party Ideas
Tea Party Ideas for a Special Event!
Victorian tea party ideas can really get you thinking. There are just so many things you can incorporate into your next tea party.
A traditional Tea Party would best describe the Victorian theme, so you will want to keep everything quite classic.
Tea Party Ideas
Classic Victorian Teas are tradtionally served using your very best tea service or china. Yes, including the fancy cups, saucers and little teaspoons. If you don't have any, you can always rent the service, or borrow from friends and family. Traditional Victorian tea should be set with classic English Bone China or a Silver Tea Service set.
The tea should also follow the classic Victorian or English Tea Menu. This consists of three food courses. Scones, Sandwiches and Sweets.
For details on Sandwiches for your tea, visit our English Tea Sandwich page. You will get lots of tips and ideas, along with links to sandwich filling recipes.
The decor for the tea party should be formal, and should include a a beautiful centerpiece for the serving table. You can make your own tea party centerpiece, or have a florist make one for you. Your budget will dictate the best way to handle this.
Traditional Victorian Teas did not have elaborate decorations, but the utmost attention was paid to the presentation of the tea itself, and the tea party menu. It can be very time consuming to put together the delicate food items, but well worth the time.
Traditional Tea Party Etiquette should be followed at a Victorian Tea. Follow the link to get all the details. Some of them are very interesting and will make your day a success.
So get out your best linen and bone china and follow our recipes and suggestions and you will have a successful event.
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