Tea Parlor

Come join us for a leisurely lunch


The Silver Fountain Inn is now serving lunch daily Monday through Saturday 11:30am-3:00pm (please see our closings for private functions and special menu days listed below). Our Menu offerings change monthly and offer a wide range of variety and choices. You may choose from our simple luncheon fare like sandwiches, quiche, soup and salads to the fancy “Duchess” which is our 3-tiered platter of tea sandwiches, scone and desserts.

As seating is limited, reservations are preferred to allow for optimal service and selections. Please do so by calling 603-750-4200 or by reserving directly through our website through Open Table using the button below. Outdoor seating available weather permitting. Please see more pictures of our elegant Tea Room in our Gallery.SFI_Tea-Parlor-Reservations

We are the perfect venue for wedding and baby showers, birthday parties, and anniversary celebrations. In addition, meet here for business and pleasure luncheons or just getting together with a couple friends and enjoying lunch in our elegant setting. Please feel free to dress either casual or fancy with hats and boas!

Look for our special events and themed luncheons from Victorian, Downton Abbey Inspired, Speak Easy, 1950s Sock Hop, Roaring 20s, and Lawn Soirees. Please be advised that our regular monthly menu may not be available on special event days. Please also see our “Events & Functions” tab for our upcoming Themed Dinner Theaters and Murder Mystery Weekends!

We were recently featured on NH Chronicle, see our live clip here!

We also have gift items available from local talented artisans to include sea glass jewelry, Stonewall Kitchen jams, fairy headbands and houses, tea wallets, cozies. Another favorite is 18” doll clothes that fit American Girl and Bitty Baby dolls plus new to our list is the full series of Tea Shop Mystery books. Our selection of Bee House tea pots from Japan and all our loose leaf teas plus gift certificates are also available to buy for you to enjoy at home. Christmas ornaments and our own published history of the inn are now available as well. Feel free to either stop by or Order Online!

Please let us know at least 24 hrs in advance of allergies or dietary restrictions. Be sure to “like” us on Facebook to see our daily/weekly specials! Finally, Please be advised we are closed on Sundays and for holidays or private events on 3/3, 3/6, 3/17, 3/24 and 4/7, 4/21!!! 

Upcoming Tea Events



Valentine’s Tea

Valentine’s Tea  –  Due to the actual holiday being mid-week we decided to celebrate it all month! In the month of February, any time you order “The Duchess” it will include your choice of tea (of course), then on the bottom tier – our 4 savory tea sandwiches which are Smoked Turkey & Chocolate Bacon, Artichoke Chicken Salad, Mushroom & Onion Melt, and Date & Walnut. The middle tier will offer a Strawberry Scone with fresh home made Devonshire cream and Lemon Curd or Jam if you prefer. A Petite Four, Vanilla Bean Cheesecake, Tiramisu Roulade and Sweet Serenade Shortbread await you on the top tier. As an added bonus you will also be able to take home a free bag of your favorite tea! Come in and try our special Valentine flavors Ginger Truffle, Chocolate Cream Truffle, Sweet Sin and Raspberry Cherry Compote. Make your reservation by clicking the button “Tea Parlor Reservation” or call us at directly at 603-750-4200!

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Silver Fountain Inn & Tea Parlor – Reviews

I had such a wonderful experience here yesterday. I came in for afternoon tea with my mom and a few friends to celebrate my recent engagement! I don’t know where to begin- the Inn and Parlor are beautiful and so elegantly decorated. I felt like I stepped back in time and was at Downton Abbey! I ordered the Orange tea and the Duchess lunch. The tea was outstanding- I love that I had my very own teapot that was so unique! The sandwiches were tasty, especially the veggie wrap. The scones were INCREDIBLE- and the lemon butter sauce was so delicious, I could have eaten it with a spoon! I also loved the biscotti and petit fours. Truly a lovely experience and I already want to go back!

Brooke Esdale