High Tea in the Guest Cottage 2020

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Be transported to the English Countryside for this teatime meal in the Guest Cottage, a charming, intimate space adjacent to Lyndhurst mansion. The room will be decorated with flowers, fine china, and silver teapots from Seasons On The Hudson. You will be greeted with a glass of sparkling wine courtesy of Wine Sense. The sumptuous menu will include tea sandwiches, canapés, dessert and Teagevity tea, courtesy of Saint George Bistro. 

$150 includes food, a glass of sparkling wine, tea, and gratuity, as well as entry to the Lyndhurst Flower Show. Guests will take home a lovely individual arrangement by Seasons On The Hudson. $75 of the ticket is a donation to the Lyndhurst Rose Garden.

Plan Your Day at the Flower and Antique Show: Guests attending 12:00, 12:30, 2:00, or 2:30 p.m. seatings will be given complimentary passes to the Flower Show and Antiques Show to enjoy after their meal. Guests selecting a 4:15 p.m. reservation should plan to tour the Flower and Antique Show before their scheduled tea time.* No one will be permitted entry into the Flower and Antique Show after 4:00 p.m. This is to ensure you receive the fullest experience at the Flower and Antique Show. Please allow at least 3 hours for the entire experience (tea and flower show)!

Accessibility: Please note that as a historic site, we do not have elevators. Attendance to this event requires ascending and descending a flight of stairs.

About The Menu: Saint George Bistro serves a fabulous High Tea menu with sweet and savory bites, including lobster on brioche, tea sandwiches, decadent chocolate mousse, and traditional scones with clotted cream (just to name a few!).

We absolutely take your dietary restrictions into consideration. However, given the traditional offerings at afternoon tea, the menu may not be suitable for guests with dietary restrictions.

The nature of the venue requires that the menu is fixed in advance and food is prepared off-site. On-site requests are not able to be accommodated. Please email us to note any dietary restrictions you may have.

An alternate menu can be served with advance notice, and will accommodate vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free and pregnant guests. The alternate menu cannot be requested within 72 hours of the event. 

Please note menu items may be prepared in a facility that is shared with nuts, dairy, gluten, and shellfish.

Saint George is a New-French Bistro offering reworked classics, local seafood, fine meats, seasonal veggies, and French wine.

Seasons on the Hudson, located at 45 Main Street in Irvington, is renowned for its exquisite flowers and their beautiful wedding and special event decor. 

Wine Sense, A bi-weekly wine class with Jeff Wooddy, General Manager of Rochambeau Wines & Liquors. Held in the private Wine room at Saint George Bistro. To be included, email WineSenseRivertowns@gmail.com .


*Guests who select the 4:15 p.m. tea time should plan to visit the Flower and Antique show before their meal. Please visit the carriage house before 2:00 p.m. to pick up your complimentary passes to the Flower and Antique Show.

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Lyndhurst-Grounds-200 635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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