Welcome to Shortcake Bakery & Tea Room, Home Of The Original SconoliTM

Click the link to make Tea reservations, place an order or purchase tickets to a special event! https://shortcake-bakery-tea-room.square.site/

The SconoliTM

UPDATED HOLIDAY HOURS: December 2022: Due to tea room special events & family travel (ours & yours!), the tea room will operate by appointment only for the month of December. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ORDERS will be accepted thru Tuesday, December 20th & available for pickup through Thursday, December 22nd! Available now in our online store! Please visit our Menu page, or our online store to place your order!

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***Join us for a special holiday tea event: An Evening Tea With Charles Dickens! With a menu featuring Victorian-era foods, & items from Dickens’ classics like A Christmas Carol, this event will be one to remember! Due to limited seating, advance tickets are required, so if you’d like to “make merry” with us this holiday season, visit our online store to reserve your seat! Friday December 16th-Saturday December 17th, seatings at 5pm & 6pm, up to 10 guests per seating. Open to ages 5 & up.

***Our next Children’s Book Club tea party is Saturday, December 17th @ 1pm! Ages 4-9years are welcome, & one parent per family! Our book will be “The Clumsy Little Reindeer” by Mandy Fender. Follow her on Instagram @mandy.fender This beautifully illustrated book is a story about helping others! Visit our online store for tickets! https://shortcake-bakery-tea-room.square.site/

About our Tea Room

Located in historic downtown Camden, South Carolina, our tea room offers delicious baked goods, yummy lunches, & afternoon tea service! Our 3-course tea service includes our trademarked invention, the Sconoli(tm), assorted tea sandwiches, fruit, dessert course & a pot of tea for each guest. The price is $35.95 per guest (plus tax & gratuity). We also host several special event tea parties each month!

Our tea room is family-owned & operated by proud veterans of the US Navy. The tea room is family-owned & operated, therefore hours & availability are subject to change without notice. Regular hours vary with the season, but typically we are open each Saturday for tea reservations. Dine-in options are limited & vary at the discretion of the staff, according to availability. Thank you for your support & understanding, For questions, please scroll down to submit an email inquiry. Please note, the email submission is not used for orders or tea reservations.

**Minimum age for tea service is 5-years during daytime seating, & children must remain at the table with a parent the entire time. Age requirements for special events will be noted in event description. We are unable to accommodate infants & toddlers.**

We accept special orders, catering orders, & advance to-go orders. We have two small rooms available for private parties (birthday, bridal, etc). See our Menu page for pricing info, & use the contact form below for questions or private party requests!

Beginning in July, we will be hosting a monthly Children’s Book & Tea Club! Children age 4-9 years and one parent per family will enjoy a light tea service, reading of the book of the month, and a copy of the book to take home! We will do games & crafts as time permits. Also, the children will be encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll to tea!

We will also continue offering our Murder Mystery Tea Parties! We now have three mysteries to choose from, each game requiring between 6-10 guests. More info below!

In addition to our local Charleston Tea Garden tea selection, we are now serving & offering for sale Savannah Bee Company products! We also serve amazing lattes using American Patriot Coffee beans, locally-roasted on Broad Street in Downtown Camden!

**Tickets are non-refundable. Price is per person; sharing of courses is not allowed. No infants or toddlers, please.**

Contact Us!

Orders & afternoon tea reservations are not accepted via this form; they must be purchased in our online store at http://shortcake-bakery-tea-room.square.site/
To request more information, or use the form below. Please do not use this form for afternoon tea reservations. Reservations require advance purchase via our online store. We are unable to accommodate guests younger than 4-years old, including infants.

Please do not use this form for reservations or orders. They must be purchased via our online store; see link at top of page.

Shortcake Bakery & Tea Room

Fall Hours:

Thursday-Saturday 8am-2pm & select Saturday evenings

**Hours and Availability are subject to change. **

**Tea Service By Reservation Only**


509 Walnut Str.,
Camden, SC 29020

Phone 803.834.5843


Murder Mystery Tea Party (Friday nights)

Evening Tea Party

Children’s Book & Tea Club — monthly