Tea at the Movies

Tea at the Movies

08 Nov 17  |  By Clarissa Patrick

Tea plays such a big part of our daily lives it should come as no surprise that it has been featured in numerous motion pictures as well. From eclectic tea parties to setting the tone for somber conversations, tea definitely gets the award for the best supporting role in these movies. Browse down below to have a look at our curated pick of iconic tea moments in cinema.


Mary Poppins - 1969

Who can forget the tea party on the ceiling during this whimsical musical adventure? A magical nanny steps in to change the ways of 2 misbehaved children and the rest as they say is history. Enjoy this childhood staple all over again with a pot of tea and ponder where exactly you can find yourself a magical nanny for your kids.

Pair with: Match the spirit of this iconic female and sip on some Rose Oolong Tea. Pair it with some frosting covered cookies to complement the cheerful nature of the film.


Alice In Wonderland - 2005

No tea and movie roundup is complete without a mention of the classic children’s fantasy novel turned movie. From shrinking potions to strange characters this movie has it all, but most importantly though is the scene of Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

Pair with: Bring out the mismatched tea cups; make sure to wear a hat and put our Vanilla Black Tea to brew. The sweet blend is a fantastic pairing with the vivid cinematography and the delirious style of direction.


Nanny McPhee - 2005

This comedy fantasy film tells the story of a governess who uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven naughty children of a widowed undertaker. This movie also includes the scene for the most unfortunate tea party. When the widowed dad invites a potential suitor over for tea; the misbehaving children make sure to disrupt it in their own creative way.

Pair with: Balance the naughty with a little bit of nice. Brew some Apple Spice Black Tea , sit back and watch this cheerful, feel good movie.


Pride and Prejudice - 2005

Who doesn't love a good regency romance? This film, adapted from Jane Austen's classic novel, tells about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. Quite a bit of this period drama takes place over tea, so you'll want a good supply of it on hand when you watch it!

Pair with: Our Lavender White Tea evokes the feeling of a cozy rainy day in the English Countryside and you better make sure to have lots of English muffins, biscuits and clotted cream on hand to complete your experience. 

When was the last time you invited your friends over and hosted a tea party? Get inspired by the ones above and go on and host your own soon.

Clarissa Patrick

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