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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Lunch at the Ayres Tea Room ~ 2017





Time for my Ayres Tea Room post! Yes, we went again for lunch and it is such a joy to go to! I love it but my family.... not so much. But they are good sports and go for me. I remind them that I only get to go once a year. If you missed my post from last year about it you may see it here.








Still love the wallpaper and the vintage photos.







My favorite hot tea to get while I am here. 








Vintage silver for your hot tea. 







Chicken velvet soup, always delicious! If you want to see the recipe you may view it here.














The Classic Tea Experience is what I always order. 






This year was the first year we ordered dessert. This is the lemon berry marscarpone cake. It is a lemon sponge cake layered with mascarpone and mixed berries!








We had a lovely lunch as always and will be visiting again next Christmas!








(photos via Mrs. Shockley)











6 comments:

  1. What a lovely tradition! Your daughter will appreciate that you took her there, so much when she is a little older. You are fortunate to have this in your area. I live in rural Central Pennsylvania and would have to drive 45min to go to a tea room. I would love to go.Perhaps I can convince my husband! Thanks for the inspiration. You are beautiful!

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    1. Hello,
      I sure do hope that she appreciates it! She sure doesn't act like it now. We are very fortunate to have this in our area. I am very grateful. You are most welcome for the inspiration and thank you for the compliment!

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  2. I would love to go there! I am lucky, as my daughter and grand daughter love to go for Afternoon Tea.In fact, I like to do this at home as I have a good collection of cups,saucers and plates ---so out they come along with my "good" teapot and I make scones and a sponge :)

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    1. You are very lucky!!! I don't know many girls that like to go for tea anymore so you are very fortunate. I have tea home too but I don't make scones. I may have to try that! Thank you for your inspiration!

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  3. Dear Mrs. Shockley,
    What a lovely tradition. I looked up Ayers and discovered the history. What a treat! Someone saved those recipes. Happy New Year to you and your family.

    Warmly, Kathleen

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    1. Hello my friend,
      Yes, someone did save those recipes. My husband bought me the recipe book when we were there last year. It is a wonderful tradition and I hope that my daughter will want to continue going. Happy New Year to you and your family as well!

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