I have been to The Grand Tea Room twice now and am planning a large costumed event there as well. It is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! The tea selection is awesome and I purchased some Green Pomegranate Tea to take home and enjoy. I had the side garden salad for $4 which was very green, healthy & tasty. The walk-in Cream Tea for an additional $10 made for a delightful meal for a very reasonable price. I had The Garden Tea on a previous occassion with friends. The crystal chandeliers and the white lace tablecloths make the ambience very well worth the full tea price. The owner Louisa and her husband are very friendly. I would highly recommend The Grand Tea Room for a bridal shower, baby shower, birthday or a Red Hat group. I have been to tea in many places including the Ritz in Paris. The Grand Tea Room will be my regular tea establishment. Thank you for opening up in Northern San Diego County! (There are also free parking lots one block north and south of the restaurant in case all of the street parking is taken.)
This is a beautiful place to have Tea with friends and family. I have been here many times. The service is fantastic and the prices are the best in San Diego anywhere. The outdoors is such a lovely place with the sounds of water and the flowers that provide even more beauty to the beautiful and varied table settings. Conversations and friendships are nourished here. It is well worth the drive to Alpine.