Frequently Asked Questions


q: what is the max number of people per table?
a: 10 people


q: do you need a reservation?
a: yes, for the following, tea service, weekends and holidays.

q: how much time do I need to place a reservation?
a: we require at least one day before your visit.


q: do you offer catering services?
a: yes, we offer party platters and sandwiches to-go only.

Private Parties

q: do you host private parties?
a: yes, we are available to host private parties after 5pm.

q: do you host kids parties?
a: yes, we love hosting kids.

q: Is there a maximum number for hosting private parties?
a: yes, we can accommodate 30 private party goers, which allows us to maximize your party experience.

Diary Restrictions & Allergies

Gluten Free:
q: do you offer gluten free options?
a: yes, we currently offer gluten free bread for our sandwiches, salads and french macaroons.

q: do you offer a vegetarian “High Tea”
a: yes, by reservation only

q: do you offer vegan services?
a: no, we don’t offer any vegan services.

q: do you use nuts?
a: yes


q: where are you located?
a: we are located at the Stony Brook Village Center, store #30. Located on the North Shore of Long Island.

a: by car:
1. From New York City, take the Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) eastbound from the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan or the Throgs Neck Bridge or Whitestone Bridge in Queens to exit 62 Nicolls Road.
2. Nicolls Rd, to the end
3. Turn left on N. Country Rd / 25A
4. Turn right on Main Street
5. Go approximately 3 miles, to Stony Brook Village Center on your right
6. We are store #30

a: by bus: Suffolk Transit provides bus transportation to and from Stony Brook Village, Stony Brook Railroad and museums. The bus numbers are S60, S64, S69, S71, S76 and 3D.

a: by train: The Long Island Railroad’s (LIRR) Port Jefferson line from Penn Station in Manhattan takes you to Stony Brook with a transfer at Jamaica, Hicksville or Huntington.

a: by ferry: you can use the Bridgeport, CT – Port Jefferson ferry. Another option is the New London, Connecticut – Orient Point, Long Island ferry.

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