4 Shops for Tea and Sweets in San Diego


Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, San Diego offers temperate weather, fun nightlife and gorgeous beaches.  Their convention center, located by the San Diego bay, offers stunning views of the harbor.  Sprinkled throughout the city are several amazing tea shops. Stop by and enjoy sweets in San Diego!

Jam & clotted creamShakespeare’s Corner Shoppe & Afternoon Tea

This British tea shop features a tea room and English bakery. Enjoy a scone with imported jam, or take one home to bake later.  Their tea blends include: Baroness Grey, Almond Roca Truffle and Black Forest Gateaux.

Mary’s English Kitchen

This tea house offers breakfast, brunch and lunch.  Their Afternoon Tea menu includes a little person’s tea.  They carry Assam, Darling Darjeeling, Classic Ceylon and Earl Grey teas. Have a sweet tooth? Check out their biscuits and cakes.


This tea house serves its brews in vintage English tea cups. Choose between a 4-course high tea and 3-course afternoon tea. They also offer a children’s tea service. The menu combines classic tea sandwiches along with inventive pastry flavors such as the brie, apple, cranberry & almond.

Pure Cupcakes

Pure Cupcake is a Cupcake Wars winner from 2013. In addition to classic flavors, they offer Mayan, and the Irishman.  If you can’t make it to their shop, they’ll bring it to you!

If you are a local or visiting just for a few days, grab a cuppa and walk around this beautiful city.


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Diane is a freelance writer and marketing consultant who loves all forms of tea, writing about tea, and cooking with tea!

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