|Lovejoy's Restaurant & Tearoom, Florence, Ore. (Julianne G. Crane)|
|Warm reception at Lovejoy's Tearoom (Julianne G. Crane)|
|3 RVing women Sherian - Julianne - Jacque meeting for tea.|
|On right RVers Jacque Green (Okla.) & Sherian Shriver (Ohio)|
Lovejoy's Restaurant & TearoomDecorated in a warm, relaxing English country decor, the tearoom features softly draped curtains, flowery tablecloths along with lots and lots of tea cups and tea pots lining the walls.
Jacque ordered Bangers and Mash (English style sausage with Bisto gravy and homemade mashed potato) for $9.50. "It was very good especially for someone who had been eating her own cooking for a long time," said the fulltime solo RVer. Sherian order Squash Soup ($7 a bowl) that "was very good," she said.
I was longing for a traditional English Cream Tea that I remembered from my trips to Great Britain. The 'Devonshire Tea' ($9) selection included a pot of tea (I opted for the Yorkshire Gold) and a scone served with preserves and clotted cream.
|Selection of British teas, jams, biscuits|
There are specials that change weekly. The amazing variety of teas are excellent and served in a "proper tea pot," neatly covered with a tea cozy. For a peaceful atmosphere and hot authentic British teas, this is one of the best "tucked away treasures" on the Oregon Coast.
"It is a perfect place to go to on a cold early fall day," said Jacque. "A wonderful place for women to meet," added Sherian.
|Tea pots, tea towels for sale.|
If you go:Lovejoy's Restaurant and Tearoom
195 Nopal St.
Florence OR 97439
Hours: Tues-Fri. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lovejoy's is located just off the main street in Old Town Florence and a few short blocks away from the no-frills Port of Siuslaw Campground and Marina. See below for information and reviews on this and other RV Campgrounds and Parks.
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Text and photos: Julianne G. Crane
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