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Special Occasions and Events

Let our spectacular setting in California’s oldest neighborhood lend enchantment to your life’s most memorable moments. From intimate gatherings to large galas and everything in between, our scenic and varied event spaces at The Tea House on Los Rios will make your special event unforgettable.

Whether you are dining alfresco under our 150-year-old sycamore tree, or in one of the private rooms of our cottage, our planners will help make certain your vision comes to life. Grand or smaller scale, every event at The Tea House on Los Rios is completely personalized and tailored to meet your desires. For reservations and events of 10 or more guests, please contact our Special Events Team at (949) 615-1225, or email events@theteahouseonlosrios.com

 

Venues

The Sycamore Terrace
(from 16 to 24 guests)

Succulent Way
(from 20 to 38 guests)

Salon room with 3 tables set with flowers and tea pots
The Salon
(from 12 to 20 guests)

Victorian Garden View with fully set table

Victorian View
(from 10 to 16 guests)

The Music Room
(from 8 to 12 guests)


The Back Brick Rotunda & Verandah

(from 25 to 60 guests)

 

High Tea Experiences

The Empress Tea $99/person
• Personalized, Printed Menus for Guests
• Free-flowing Champagne and Mimosa Service, Stanford (Upgrade to Veuve Clicquot Available)
• Loose Leaf Tea Service
• First Course: Freshly Baked Currant Scones, served on tiered towers, with our raspberry preserves, lemon curd, and Early California Cream
• Second Course: Baby Spinach with fresh strawberries, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese and bacon dressed in a strawberry balsamic
• Main Course: Assorted tea sandwiches, a personal quiche, and fresh seasonal fruit, served with brown sugar and cream
• Finale: A trio of our petite pastries and desserts
• Three (3) Hours Use of Space
• Floral Arrangements for Tables
• Use of Upgraded Chiavari Chairs with Cushions

The Royal Tea $69/person
• Champagne Service, Veuve Clicquot (One Glass Included Per Guest, Upgrade to Free Flowing Available)
• Loose Leaf Tea Service
• First Course: Field Greens with sliced pear, bleu cheese, dried cranberries and candied walnuts
• Main Course: Assorted tea sandwiches; freshly baked currant scone with our raspberry preserves, lemon curd, and Early California Cream; fresh seasonal fruit accompanied by brown sugar and cream
• Finale: A trio of our petite pastries and desserts
• Take home gift of tin of loose-leaf tea
• Three (3) Hours of Use of Space

The Victorian Tea $52/person
• Champagne Service, Stanford (One Glass Included Per Guest, Upgrade to Free Flowing Available)
• Loose Leaf Tea Service
• First Course: Fresh Garden Vegetable Soup or Mixed Greens with Homemade Balsamic and edible flowers
• Main Course: Assorted tea sandwiches; freshly baked currant scone with our raspberry preserves and Early California Cream; fresh seasonal fruit accompanied by brown sugar and cream
• Finale: Petit Fours
• Three (3) Hours of Use of Space

The Mission Tea $42/person
• Available for Events of 18 Guests or Less
• Loose Leaf Tea Service
• Main Course: Assorted tea sandwiches; freshly baked currant scone with our raspberry preserves and Early California Cream; fresh seasonal fruit accompanied by brown sugar and cream
• Finale: Petit Fours
• Two (2) Hours of Use of Space

The Princess Tea $56/person
• Exclusively for guests ten and under
• Butler-style service (a dedicated service team will help pour teas, etc.)
• Loose leaf tea service, lemonade or juices
• Main Course: Peanut butter and jam and turkey and cheese tea sandwiches; freshly baked buttermilk scone with our raspberry preserves and Early California Cream; fresh seasonal fruit accompanied by brown sugar and cream
• Finale: Cupcake Bar
• Happy Birthday Tiara for Guest of Honor
• Two (2) Hours of Use of Space
• Adults joining the Princesses will receive our Queen’s Tea, at $59 per person. Please ask your Event Specialist for more information.

Other Experiences:

Champagne Brunch $59/person
• Champagne and Mimosa Bar (Sparkling Cider and San Pellegrino available)
• Loose Leaf Tea and Coffee Service
• First Course: Your choice of: freshly baked currant scone served with raspberry preserves and Early California Cream; mixed green salad with balsamic vinaigrette; or a yogurt and granola parfait
• Main Course: Selection of three brunch entrees to be served (California Eggs Benedict, Waldorf Chicken Salad on Croissant, Bagels and Lox, Rosemary Roasted Chicken, Lobster Salad on Croissant, Fresh Vegetable Quiche, Brioche Pan Perdu, Hash Brown Quiche, Garden Frittata, Vegan Lettuce Wrap with Tofu, Tea Sandwiches)
• Selection of Two Sides: Seasonal Fresh Fruit; Mixed Green Salad with Homemade Balsamic; French Baked Rice, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes; Applewood Bacon and Sausage (Each add’l selection please add $6/guest)
• Add on a Scone to take home for $6/guest
• Three (3) Hours Use of Space

Luncheon Menu $39/person
• Available mid-week only
• Loose Leaf Tea Service
• Freshly Baked Currant Scone with Raspberry Preserves and Early California Cream
• Your choice of:
– Garden Tea Experience, with assorted tea sandwiches, fresh fruit, and petit fours
– Rosemary Roasted Chicken, with seasoned rice and fresh seasonal fruit
– Duchess Salad, with your choice of sustainable salmon, free range chicken, or vegetarian
– Fresh Vegetable Quiche, with fresh fruit and garden salad


Libations:

Mimosa Bar $14/person
• Includes approximately two mimosas, champagnes, or sparkling ciders per guest
• Self-serve table is adorned with silver ice buckets, fresh seasonal juices and fruits, and edible flowers (attendants will replenish as needed)
• Additional bottles are available for purchase

Bloody Mary Bar $14/person
• Includes approximately one large Bloody Mary per person
• Attended table is adorned with all the accompaniments – pickled and fresh vegetables, olives, bacon, and different flavors of homemade mixes, just to name a few
• Guests can choose what they would like, and a server will make it in front of them

Champagne Service
• House Champagne and Mimosas are available at $10/glass
• Ideal for toasts or can be passed upon guest arrival

*Please note, prices above do not include California sales tax or 22% service charge (18% gratuity, 4% service charge).

Prices and menus are subject to change without notice.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is included when I book a special event?
In addition to the tailored menus above, each package includes the following:
• White linen tablecloths and ivory napkins
• Vintage pressed water goblets, polished silverware, fine bone China tea cups and saucers, and China plates
• Faux Plant Centerpieces
• Dedicated service staff catering to your every need
• Black Ladder-Back Chairs (Upgraded Chairs Available)
• Gift table and favor table, as needed

Is there a venue fee on top of the package pricing above?
We do not charge a separate venue fee so long as the minimum guest count for your space is met. Please note, every person attending the event will be charged for the service you select. If you would like to add extra time to your event, you may do so for an extra fee as available.

Can I bring in outside food?
Should you choose to bring in food that is consumed on premise, there will be a $5 per person charge added to your bill. We are happy to cut and slice cake, provide utensils, etc.

 

Time For Tea?

The Tea House On Los Rios

31731 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone: 949 443-3914