A Place to Have a Tea Party for Little Girls in Gloucester County, New Jersey

by James Roland

When you are looking for a place to have a tea party for little girls in Gloucester County, New Jersey, book a tea room. These are establishments that specialize in quality teas and serve them in elegant atmospheres using lovely tea cups and saucers. The tea rooms offer food and teas that are appropriate for children. Since a number of towns are within Gloucester County, book your room according to convenience of location.

Toms River

Toms River in Gloucester County is home to the Victorian Tea Room (victoriaonmain.com). The tea room is decorated in Victorian style inside the Victoria on Main Bed and Breakfast, a historic home in the downtown area of Toms River. To book a tea party for little girls you will pay a flat fee per child. That fee includes a light lunch of tea sandwiches as well as scones and tarts. For parties with more than 10 little girls you will have to reserve the establishment's larger room.

Mullica Hill

Amelia's Teas and Holly (ameliasteasandholly.com) is located in a historic home in Mullica Hill in Gloucester County. This tea shop specializes not only in teas but also in children's parties. For a flat fee per child and a minimum of 10 children, book a tea party that includes dress-up time with hats, gloves and feather boas, a lesson on tea etiquette and an offering of children's teas and tea sandwiches. For an extra fee, young guests may design their own tea party hats as take-home favors.

Sewell

The Tea Place (theteaplace.com) is nestled in a more modern setting, so casual attire is welcome. It is located in a shopping center in Sewell in Gloucester County. Its tea parties for little girls must be booked in advance. All of the food is made on the premises and the tea room offers Kosher food for those who must follow dietary rules. Parties of more than four little girls require a 20 percent gratuity.

Mantua

Lavender and Lace (lavenderandlace.com) specializes in children's tea parties. The tea room is a glassed-in English conservatory that is part of an historic home in Mantua in Gloucester County. Little girls' tea parties range from brief lemonade and snacks to traditional three-course teas with scones, finger sandwiches and dessert. Book a particular theme if you wish, including mad hatter, princess, pretty kitty and fairy garden. Prices are flat fees per child, and favors, white gloves, balloons and flowers are available for additional fees.

About the Author

James Roland started writing professionally in 1987. A former reporter and editor with the "Sarasota Herald-Tribune," he currently oversees such publications as the "Cleveland Clinic Heart Advisor" and UCLA's "Healthy Years." Roland earned his Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Oregon.

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