Monday, April 14, 2014

Greentree Tea Room

The Traveling Tea Friends left Boone Tavern Hotel around noon to travel to Lexington, KY for our afternoon tea/lunch at Greentree Tea Room.

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This tea room is located at 521 Short Street (downtown). 

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A quick glance at the March menu confirmed that this would be a delicious afternoon tea.

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The Potato Leek Soup was delectable and was followed by a yummy (and quite large) Irish Oat Scone with Blackberry Jam & Fayette Cream.

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Next was a dish that I found unusual for afternoon tea, a wonderful serving of Spanakopita (baked in a square pan, instead of little pastry triangles with spinach & feta cheese filling).

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Something else I liked about this tea was the fact that the sweets and sandwiches were served on a buffet table.  For someone like me who prefers sandwiches over sweets, this was perfect.

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There were Corned Beef, Poppy Seed Egg Salad & Benedictine sandwiches.  The desserts included Bailey’s Fudge, Pistachio Cupcakes & Greentree French Filled Wafers.  I took a photo of Angela’s plate to include the sweets.

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There is no tea menu, but our server kept our teacups constantly filled with Irish Blend Tea (l-r Angela, our pleasant server and Lynn).  I thought that this blend suited the food very well. 

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Another fun feature of this tea room is the opportunity to shop for fine antiques before or after your meal.

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If you will be visiting Lexington, KY, I would highly recommend enjoying an afternoon tea at the tasteful Greentree Tea Room.

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4 comments:

Angela McRae said...

Wow, Maureen, your pictures are fantastic! I especially like the way you photographed the building from that approach -- I don't think anyone else did that. Lovely!

Marilyn said...

This sounds like a wonderful tearoom to visit. Loved seeing the wall of tea accessories too.

Sook Teng said...

Wow I like the scones, thanks for sharing this lovely tearoom.

Rosemary said...

What a fun time we had!

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