Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
We will be closed the week of Christmas, December 26th – 30th.
Indian Dinner Night, January 21st. Seating opens at 5:30 pm
We hope to see you all in the new year and we hope that you and yours have a blessed Christmas and a happy new year.
Hey Lovejoy’s fans, we have more of our monogrammed flour sack tea towels in stock. They are great gift items, or if you desire to just have a little piece of our lovely little tea room at home, then your in luck.
The tea towels are $5.00 each and supplies are limited for now.
See you at the tea room!
“Sunday September 17th is our next Indian Dinner night.”
Our Indian Dinner night features a four course meal, with all the trimmings. All of our Indian dishes are made from family recipes and use authentic Indian spices. Don’t worry though, we adjust the spiciness down so that you can enjoy the food and richness of flavor without the traditional burning and tears. The dishes are amazing!
On the menu, will be a delicious chicken curry (vegetarian version as well), both spicy and mild versions, accompanied by the most delicious chicken samosas around (pictured above) and followed by the most amazing dessert we have had to date… thats right, the Gulab Jamun (galob jay-man) cheesecake that we featured at the last Indian dinner.
The Gulab Jamun cheesecake is unlike any other dessert. You will want more…
For the trimmings, sides of mango and lime pickle (hot relish), tamarind sauce and mint chutney. Each one adds a unique flavor to each dish.
The dinner will be open seating between 5:30 and 7:30 pm. The cost is $25 and includes all four courses and drinks.
Reservations are not required but they are recommended! Reservations – 541-902-0502
The Annual Kingsmill Tea
The Kingsmill Tea is our annual anniversary celebration and what better way to celebrate than with a High Tea.
Although our little tearoom was founded in 1994, we have only had the pleasure of being the owners the last two years. It has been an amazing two years, in which we have strived daily to raise the bar. Not just on the food, the service, or the merchandise, but on the ambiance. That special tearoom atmosphere. We can’t take all the credit though, we owe much of to all of you. You are the reason for our success and we take great joy in being a part of everything that makes our tearoom great.
So you’re invited to the celebration on Sunday August 6th.
First seating at 12:30 pm
Second seating at 3:30 pm
It will be a traditional high tea, with four courses. Which includes hors d’oeuvres, tea sandwiches, scones, desserts and as always a never ending pot of tea. The cost is $25 per person
SEATING IS LIMITED AND RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
It seems that each day brings it’s own challenges, ups and downs, happy and sad, sunny and dreary… Some days I come to the tearoom and my tastebuds are craving a Yorkshire Gold, A PG Tips, or my tried and true favorite, Scottish Breakfast. Some days, however, I arrive and my tastebuds can’t overpower my emotions. Life’s challenges are just a bit to much that day. This tea was made for that day! It’s bright, it’s cheery and it’s aroma lifts the spirit and calms the soul.
The Review ~ This White tea has a sunny, bright bouquet and a lovely pale liqueur in the cup. Even before brewing, it’s aroma is intoxicating and energizing! China Mutan White Tea combined with corn flowers, rose petals, marigold petals, orange pieces and essence of natural oranges makes a beautiful palette, a true joy to the eye and nose! Citrus Blossom White is a perfect way to boost your mood and your health as it’s full of antioxidants and low on caffeine. A smooth cup without any bitter after tones, this cheery cup of tea is a definite pick me up! I recommend this tea wholeheartedly!
Liquor: Lovely Pale
Sweetness: Naturally Mild Sweetness
Aroma: Citrusy with floral undertones
Taste: Fruity/Flowery, more pleasant as our palate adjust.
Cream: Not recommended
Sugar: Use honey instead
Brewing Time: 3-5 Minutes
Temp: 190-205º F (Just short of a boil)
We are expecting our order of Citrus Blossom White any day now, so if life’s challenges are getting you down, come to the tearoom for a little sunshine and encouragement in a cup.
Let us know your thoughts on this Citrus Blossom White below.
You’re invited for Indian Dinner Night at Lovejoy’s. This coming Sunday night, starting at 5:30 pm, This four course meal will feature lamb samosas with tamarind sauce and fresh mint chutney, our signature lentil soup, Indian cashew chicken (spicy, not spicy, and vegetarian choices) and Gulab Jamun dessert.
Murgh Makhani, this Indian cashew chicken recipe features a thick sauce flavored with Indian spices like garam masala, coriander, ginger, and ground red pepper. Served over white basmati rice, and a side of naan flatbread.
We hope you will join us for evening of delicious Indian food, and while reservations are not required they are recommended.
See you at the Tea Room!
Chef Bob has created his rendition of a French delight. A light airy custard layered with shortbread and champaign infused strawberries. The champaign strawberries mixed with the airy custard make for an extraordinary explosion of sweet flavors. This is a dessert you don’t want to miss. It’s on the menu from June 5th, till the 10th. We hope you can join us for this delight.
We are so excited for Indian Dinner Night! This is absolutely the best indian food in Florence. If you have not been to one of our Indian Dinner nights you are seriously missing out…
The dinner is served in four courses, Your tea, an appetizer, a soup, the main course and finished with an Indian dessert that is sure to please. The meal is $25 and includes everything except whoever your bringing with you to enjoy it.
The spice! To spicy? No, while we enjoy spicy food, we prefer it to be flavourful, an event to be savored not endured. There are condiments that can add a significant amount of spicy to your plate if you desire, but if not we’re sure you will enjoy the amazing flavours of India. We offer a vegetarian & a spicy option. Please let us know in advance of any vegetarian needs.
While seating is open between 5:30 and 7:30 we highly suggest reservations.
Hope to see you at the Tea Room!