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6228 Church Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
757-336-6148
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    4.5 of 5 stars
A wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

The owners know how to be great hosts! Although there had really been no plan to have more guests at the tea, she made room for our group of five. We are vegetarians. Our sandwiches were delicious, and the scones were totally awesome, some of the best, if not the best I have ever had. There were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The owners know how to be great hosts! Although there had really been no plan to have more guests at the tea, she made room for our group of five. We are vegetarians. Our sandwiches were delicious, and the scones were totally awesome, some of the best, if not the best I have ever had. There were four scone varieties.... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great selection of finger sandwiches and 3 types of scones served. The Earl Grey Tea served is wonderful. You will not need to eat dinner after this tea!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The Earl Grey tea, served in beautiful fine china, was perfection! The scones and other homebaked items were delectable. A fine way to end an afternoon! The owner went out of her way to accommodate us and we were very impressed and appreciative!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The ginger scones are the best scones I've ever had. This alone is worth going to have tea. Barbara is delightful and sweet, just like the meal. We started off with egg sandwiches and smoked salmon stuffed croissants. Yum! Then we had 4 different flavors of sweet scones - all delicious but the ginger scone was amazing! We ended the... More 

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Saint Bruno, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After reading the great reviews about the afternoon tea we simply had to go! Barbara the owner speaks French fluently and was very happy to talk to us in “la langue de Molière”. The experience starts with a great Earl Grey tea, then smoked salmon and egg sandwiches (I love egg sandwiches but most of the times find them bland,... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My family (9 adults and 2 children; 10-year-old girls) were visiting Chincoteague and I suggested we go to afternoon tea at the Channel Bass Inn. This was my second time there for tea. Everything was delicious! Barbara and David are wonderful hosts. The sandwiches and scones were delicious. The two 10-year-old girls got all dressed up and really enjoyed their... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Lovely afternoon tea! The tea was delicious and the sandwiches and scones wonderful. Barbara makes everyone feel like family.

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Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

You don't want to miss the wonderful tea served at the Channel Bass Inn during your stay in Chincoteague. It was one of the highlights of our vacation. The tea was flavorful and served hot throughout the event. Barbara's selection of sweet and savory treats was exceptional. David warned us that we needed to come hungry and that we would... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

My husband and I had tea at the Inn on a Tuesday afternoon (they offer afternoon tea on demand on Tues, Thurs and Sat - reservations are needed) and it was really wonderful. The atmosphere trends to formal, with linen and fine china service, however we were dressed in nice shorts and shirts and fit right in. The tea was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

We had afternoon tea here at 3 pm. It is a traditional British tea meal. What that means is a ton of tea and food. The place could use a little face lift but it is quant. Barbara the hosted and cook is great. The tea was great and better than what you make with a tea packet at home.... More 

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Address: 6228 Church Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: 757-336-6148
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
Cuisine: British

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  • Address: 6228 Church Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: 757-336-6148

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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