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This Whole House

106 East Doty Ave.
Summerville, SC
843-851-8030
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#1
of 40
in SC
Hours

Sun 9:00am - 3:00pm
Mon 11:00am - 3:00pm
Tue 11:00am - 3:00pm
Wed closed
Thu 11:00pm - 3:00pm
Fri 11:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat 11:00am - 4:00pm

Overview

Lunch Entrees: $8.95 - served with fresh seasonal fruit & a side baby green salad with your choice of dressing.

Desserts: $4.95 - a large helping of our day's dessert selection.

Sunday Brunch: $14.95 all you can eat brunch buffet on Sundays start at 9AM & go till 3PM. *reservations recommended.

Afternoon Tea: Prices vary - 24 hour reservations required!

Serving Beer and Wine!

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My friend and I live in Virginia and have been visiting different tearooms in our local area, enjoying as well as critiquing the different ways that “afternoon tea” is served. When we decided to do a road trip to Charleston (with a stop in Myrtle Beach to pick-up my mother), we found This Whole House (TWH) on Tea Map. TWH is true southern hospitality and definitely deserves the honor of #1 in South Carolina. We were very fortunate to be served by the owner, Judy and her granddaughter, Jordan who were terrific. Not only were they personable and delightful, but also they shared their wealth of information on their extensive loose tea selection and were very patient in helping us choose the perfect tea for our personal taste. Next we were treated to freshly made warm scones right from the... (more)

- Kim Ferrari 10/11/13

Tearoom Response
What a wonderful review, It means so much to us to have people that enjoy what we offer. When you walk into our tearoom it's like you have enter our home. We go the extra step to make you feel welcome, because you truly are. I present food the way I would want it if I where going to tea. So it must pass my requirements before it goes to our guests. Please come back soon, and thank you so much for taking your time to write this, Jordan said 'hello'.
Judy
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Just had my daughter's 13th birthday tea and luncheon at This Whole House today and we all agree it was the best birthday she's ever had! Many of the girls had never experienced 'tea from a teapot' and were amazed and very pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere, unique experience, and perfectly prepared food made it an event I can't wait to repeat when my younger daughter celebrates her 13th!! Thank you This Whole House!!!!

- Brenda 08/24/13

Tearoom Response
Let me say that we enjoyed you and your 'girls' so much. What a wonderful group of young ladies, you are most welcome anytime. Happy, happy birthday to your sweet daughter, and enjoy the little goodies you took home, and each time you drink a cup of tea think of us!
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Happening upon your tea room was sheer delight! Not only was the food delicious but tthe sevice and the converstion were extremely pleasant. Also, thank you for all your help and direction on our quest.

- Ruth Edwards 08/20/13

Tearoom Response
what a great review, and isn't nice when you come across a little surprise? We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope that you visit with us again...
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What a hidden treasure in Summerville! The food was outstanding, teas were so refreshing and the staff were great! We will stop in again and enjoy all that they had to offer.

- Elaine 08/20/13

Tearoom Response
thank you for the wonderful review, we so look forward to seeing you again.
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I took my mom here for Mothers Day the Friday before. We drove from Columbia, SC and although I was not sure what to expect, I had a really good feeling. My mom loves tea and had not been to a tea room in years. I wanted it to be perfect. And let me tell you, This Whole House exceeded perfection! It was acommadating, personable and the staff was super duper friendly. You really do leave here feeling like family! The food and tea selection were superb and I loved the small dining area for that homey feeling. My mom felt like she was treated like a queen and she truely enjoyed herself. Thank you guys for making it awesome and helping me with a perfect Mother's Day gift. We will be back for sure!

- Elizabeth Barrett 05/14/13

Tearoom Response
Thank you Elizabeth for your review. It always make us feel good to know that our guest look up information on us, only to find that we do indeed live up to the reviews of others, and that we surpass many of those comments. It is a very nice feeling to know that many of guest drive long distances to visit with us. We try very hard to make your time here as pleasant and enjoyable as can be, just like you were visiting a family member, relaxed and at ease. Please come back soon and tell your mother we so enjoyed talking with her and look forward to it again. judy
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Love this place! Love the owners! TWH has an extensive tea menu and the best food! Entre is always served with the freshest fruit selection. Have eaten here so many times and just wish I could go more often!!! Favorite restaurant in tri-county area!

- Suzi 04/16/13

Tearoom Response
Suzi, thank you for such a great review, we just want to say WE LOVE YOU TOO. You are such a joy to visit with and we want you to come back as much and as often as you can....see ya soon!
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We had tea at your restaurant today. It was utterly delightful! Absolutely the best tea I've ever had! Thank you :)

- Myra 04/11/13

Tearoom Response
Thank you so much for your review, I can’t tell you how much we enjoyed you and your group. Hope your visit to the Charleston/Summerville area was all you expected and more. Please come back and visit us when you can, we had great fun talking with you all.
Remember keep you tea cup full!!!!!
Judy
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As a gluten free vegan, I tend to shy away from tea rooms. Imagine my delight when dining at This Whole House to find that they made the most amazing, delicious foods to accommodate my diet. I can't say enough wonderful things about this charming tea room!!

- Katie Protulis 04/11/13

Tearoom Response
You are most welcome; we enjoyed having you and your group. We try to accommodate all types of diets, and when we succeed in our work we are very proud, so thank you for taking your time to write a wonderful review. We look forward to your visit again.
Judy
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I host my best friend's baby shower at This Whole House last Saturday. We had a great experience. The service was excellent not only on the day of the event, but the staff was very helpful with the planning as well. We had a beautiful lunch with a hot tea service afterward. I would highly recommend this place as a choice for any type of luncheon.

- Jessica 03/04/13

Tearoom Response
Thank you so much Jessica, this is such a wonderful review. We enjoyed you and your guest as well. I know that the baby will be loved much, with all the wonderful gifts that were opened that day. Please come back anytime, you are always welcome!!!!
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What a delightful tea room! Visiting the area, I discovered this place here on TeaMap. I can see why it's rated #1 in South Carolina. The proprietor was lovely. I was happy for the opportunity to chat with her and her family. The food was delicious and plentiful. The tomato-bacon quiche was a highlight... fantastic! They were very accommodating and kind to my busy five year old. Highly recommend this place and will look forward to our next visit!

- Deena M. 03/02/13

Tearoom Response
We enjoyed your company very much, and look forward to seeing you again, maybe in NC next time??? Take care and thank you for your nice review.
Judy
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I visited this tea house over Thanksgiving with my mom, aunt, and sister. We had a wonderful time. The service was excellent and we really enjoyed the history of the house. We even had the pleasure of meeting the owner :-) If we ever get to take another day trip to the area we will definitely be back!

- Jessie 02/11/13

Tearoom Response
Thank you for your review, and yes when you come back to our great area, please, please stop in and say hello. We will look forward to seeing you.
Judy
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I was recently in the Charleston area with a friend on an annual Roommate Reunion trip. We try to visit a tea room on each trip and we chose This Whole House. I am very grateful for that choice. If you visit, I heartily recommend the fruit-infused iced tea. It is perhaps the most refreshing beverage I have ever had. We enjoyed our meal so much the first time we went, we returned for a second time before we left. I recommend the soup! Our first visit the soup was tomato and the second visit it was chicken vegetable. Delicious! Also, the assorted fruit served with your meal is amazing. We counted eleven (11) different fruits--all quite delicious. The service was friendly and added to a wonderful relaxing experience. I wish it was located closer to Iowa.

- Susan 10/23/12

Tearoom Response
Hello Susan,
Thank you for this wonderful review, and I was glad to have you visit with me, NOT once, but twice....What a treat! Next time your down this way, please stop in again, we would love to see you again.... Judy