High Tea Menus

Spring Tea Selections:

 Our Spring Afternoon Tea includes chef’s choice of three sandwiches, two scones, and three pastries per person served on the traditional 3-tiered stand. While daily selections vary depending on the seasons’ freshest offerings, the following menu is what you can expect to find our chefs whipping up on your visit! 

Sandwiches and Savories

  • Lemon Parsley Chicken Salad on Cheese Gougeres
  • Pimento Cheese Spread with Ham and Watercress on Biscuits  
  • Pea Pesto with Carrot Salad and Sesame Seeds on a Toast Point
  • Cucumber Sandwich with Thyme, Whipped Ricotta, and Avocado on Thin White Bread
  • Potted Shrimp Salad with Arugula and Radish on Thin Wheat Bread
  • Amish Ham Salad with Pickles, Minced Egg and Herb Mustard on Seeded Rye Toast
  • Black Lentil, Feta Spread, and Red Pepper artichoke Salad on Crostini
  • Cabrales Blue Cheese, Pecans, Grapes, and Lemon Aioli in Endive Spears
  • Smoked Mozzarella, Caramelized Onions, Prosciutto, and Asparagus on a Warm Crostini
  • Spring Onion Chevre Mousse with Pistachios and Radish on Thin White Bread
  • Deviled Egg Salad with Capers, Bread and Butter Pickles, and Radish Sprouts on Toasted Rounds

Scones (Served with Jam and Creme Fraiche)

  • Vanilla Cream 
  • Brown Sugar Rhubarb
  • Strawberry Basil
  • Currant and Caraway
  • Cottage Cheese and Chive
  • Carrot Golden Raisin
  • Lemon Poppyseed
  • Honey Lavender 

Pastries and Sweets

  • Berry Rhubarb Crostata with Whipped Cream
  • Pavlova with Orange Curd, Berries, and Mango
  • Strawberry Shortcake 
  • Raspberry Macarons
  • Ginger Mango Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing
  • Lemon Meringue Tartlet
  • Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons
  • Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake Tartlet with Raspberries
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day Menu:

St. Paddy’s Day is always a special treat here at The Inn on Negley and this year is no exception! Stop by the weekend of March 14th and enjoy some Irish Treats that we incorporated with our English High Tea. You’ll be green with envy if you miss out. We are now accepting Reservations!


  • Lemon Parsley Chicken Salad on Cheese Gougeres
  • Cucumber Sandwich with Herbed Chevre Cream on Sourdough
  • Smoked Salmon Mousse on Boston Brown Bread with Chives


  • Vanilla Cream
  • Irish Soda Bread with currants and Caraway Seeds


  • Chocolate Guiness Cupcakes with Scotch Buttercream
  • Bailey’s Whiskey Cheesecake
  • Irish Apple Tart with Oated Crumble

Loose Leaf and Sachet Tea Selections:

The Inn on Negley Teas feature a large selection of teas from Harney and Sons, Stash Tea Company, and local tea blenders.

Available for Purchase in our tea shop.


Black Teas
Black teas are processed by withering, rolling, or cutting, fermenting and finally firing camellia sinensis leaves. Flavors will vary depending on region of production and season of harvest. Scented teas include added ingredients. Unless decaffeinated, black teas will have the highest caffeine content of all teas.

English Breakfast – A full bodied tea, often taken with milk and sugar

Decaffeinated English Breakfast

Darjeeling – Thin bodied Indian tea, characterized by a floral and musky flavor

Earl Grey – A blend of Chinese and Indian black teas, infused with oil of bergamot

Decaffeinated Earl Grey

Black Currant – Chinese black tea with rich and fruity flavor of currant

Vanilla Creme – Premium blend of black teas with vanilla bean and nut creme

Hot Cinnamon Spice – Naturally sweet and spicy blend of black teas with three types of cinnamon, orange peel, and sweet cloves

Chocolate Mint – Black tea blend with peppermint leaves and a hint of chocolate

Ginger Peach – Black tea blend with dried peach and a hint of ginger

Camellia sinensis leaves are purposely bruised but never but in the production of Oolong. With a shorter fermentation period than black teas, Oolong teas will have less caffeine and are finished by drying of pan frying rather than firing. taken without sweeteners or milk.

Pomegranate Oolong – Ti Kwan Yin Chinese Oolong with delicate earthy flavor infused with tangy pomegranate

Formosa Oolong – Taiwanese origin. Longer fermentation than a China Oolong, characterized by a darker color, medium body and a toasty flavor

Green Teas
Freshly picked camellia sinesis leaves are dried and soon heated by roasting or steaming to halt fermentation. Low caffeine content. As with black and oolong teas, different methods of harvesting and processing yield varying flavors. Taken without milk.

Premium Green Tea – Tea leaves steam processed in a traditional Japanese style. Herbaceous, slightly sweet and nutty flavor.

Tropical Green – Blend of green teas with added flavor or tropical fruits. Heavy notes of pineapple

White Teas
New buds of camellia sinesis are plucked before opening, then withered in the sun and dried. Rare and delicate. No astringency and low in caffeine. Taken without milk.

Mutan White – Straw colored liquor with light herbaceous flavor

White Vanilla Grapefruit – Complex blend of white teas with smooth vanilla and fresh citrus.

Herbal and Fruit Tisanes
The following do not contain camellia sinesis, however, are served hot and may have medicinal effect.

Verveine – Beautiful leaves of verbena yield a full bodied brew with lemony flavor.

Peppermint – Refreshing and pure

Chamomile – Egyptian flowers with relaxing effect

Raspberry – Natural raspberry with hibiscus, rosehips and a hint of mint

Mango Passionfruit – Rosehips, orange peel, hibiscus, lemongrass, and rich fruity flavors

Lemon Ginger – Smooth lemon with a hint of ginger

Reopening Safely after COVID-19

For over 20 years, The Inn on Negley has been a sanctuary and home away from home, and it will be again.

In these unprecedented times, we have temporarily paused our Hotel, Brunch and High Tea services at The Inn until May 18, 2020. Taking care of our Inn on Negley Family and guests is our number one priority and we look forward to welcoming everyone back soon.

For bookings beyond May 18, 2020, please book online or call 412 661 0631.

When you arrive, you may notice a few changes. These adjustments have been made to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for our guests and team. Please read our guest well-being statement to learn more about our efforts and what to expect.