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Outlander Tea March 28

Claire and Jamie FraserJamie and Claire return! The Quail & Thistle will be hosting an encore Outlander Tea Saturday 28 March 2015!

Join Jamie and Claire and the rest of your favorite characters from 18th century Castle Leoch for a sumptuous Scottish meal fit for a Bonnie Prince.

This is a great opportunity to get back into the story in preparation for the Outlander season 1, part 2 premiere the following week, on April 4!

Period costumes are encouraged there will be prizes! Bring your thinking caps too for a rousing game of trivia.

$32 per person. Beer and wine are available for an additional charge.

Seatings are available at 11am and 1pm. Reservations are required, seating is limited.

Purchase tickets online at BrownPaperTickets , in person at the restaurant, or call us at (831) 477-1798 to reserve your table.

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Robert Burns Night January 25

Robert Burns

Robert Burns

Celebrate the life and lyrics of the Scottish Bard, poet Robert Burns at The Quail & Thistle’s second annual Burns Night, Sunday evening, January 25, 2015. Enjoy music from the highlands, poetry readings and of course a sumptuous meal with some really colorful names.

Begin your meal with cock-a-leekie soup and salad, followed by Scotch eggs, salmon, neeps and tatties, rumbledethumps and bridies. Save room for dessert! Who can resist black bun, shortbread and cranachan?

When: Sunday 25 January 2015 at 6pm.

Cost: $38.00 per person. Beer and wine are available for an additional charge.

Advanced reservations required, limited seating.

Reserve online at BrownPaperTickets or phone 831 477-1798 to book your table.

Mad Hatter Holiday Tea Party – Dec 13 & 14

The Mad Hatter invites you to a holiday tea party at The Quail & Thistle Tea Room in Capitola Saturday and Sunday December 13 and 14, 2014!

Step through the looking glass to dine with characters from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland in a tea party luncheon fit for a… Queen! Be spellbound by the beloved characters as they weave you into their stories. Consort with a hatter. Take tea with Alice!

Join in the fun – costumes are encouraged!

john-tenniel-the-white-rabbit-illustration-from-alice-in-wonderland-by-lewis-carroll-2Family Holiday Tea Luncheons
11am and 1:30pm

Family-friendly seatings are available at 11am and 1:30pm and will feature a decadent luncheon inspired by English tea tradition – delightful tea sandwiches in adult and kid friendly varieties, baked sweets and fruit, and The Quail & Thistle’s famously fabulous fresh baked scones with our own Capitola Clotted Cream, strawberry jam, and lemon curd. Fresh brewed black, green, and herbal teas will be served as well as apple juice, hot chocolate and milk.

Reservations are required no later than Thursday Dec 11. $39 per person ages 10 and up, $29 ages 2 – 9, $10 ages 2 and under. Kindly bring with you a new, unwrapped toy per two persons attending for donation to a local charity to benefit children in need.

Click here to buy tickets for the Mad Hatter Holiday Tea Party!

 

Outlander Tea Nov 22

Claire and Jamie FraserThe Quail & Thistle will be hosting a very special Outlander tea Saturday November 22nd, 2014!

Join Jamie and Claire and the rest of your favorite characters from 18th century Castle Leoch for a sumptuous Scottish meal fit for a Bonnie Prince.

Halloween may be over, but you can still dress up if you choose – there will be prizes! Bring your thinking cap too for a rousing game of trivia.

$32 per person.

Seatings are at 1pm and 3:30pm.  Reserve your table online or call us at (831) 477-1798

Teddy Bear Tea! Nov 8 & 9

A Teddy Bear Tea!Join us for a delightful Teddy Bear Tea at The Quail & Thistle this weekend, Nov 8 and 9, 2014. Bring your own teddy bear or favorite stuffed animal friend and join in the fun!

Theo & FriendsThe tea room will be decked out in a picnic theme with butterflies and “bear friendly” treats. Hear favorite bear stories from our resident storyteller. Take tea (and photos) with your tea hostess, Priscilla Bear!

Adults $28, Children under 12, $15. Seatings at 11am and 1:30pm. Reservations are required. Please call (831) 477-1798 to reserve your table!