Mad Hatter Private Events | Mad Hatter Private Tea Party | The Mad Hatter Restaurant and Tea House Minnesota

Mad Hatter

Private Estate Tea Party

A fabulous Private Tea Party, perfect for Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Retirement Parties, Birthdays, Anniversary Parties, Celebration of Life and more!

Private Events beginning at 5 pm or later Wednesday – Sunday and anytime on Monday & Tuesday.

What will The Mad Hatter do for my party?

We prepare the most amazingly fabulous tea party for you and your guests. Tables are set with ivory linens and an eclectic variety of china, fresh flowers and beautiful glass candle tea warmers and fancy sugar cubes with gold tongs, an extra table for guests to set gifts, a card box, photos, etc., plus custom menus with your Guest of Honor’s name(s) and the date of your special occasion.

Our Mad Hatter Party Package includes:

  • Party host(s), fresh flowers on each table, ivory cloth linens, an eclectic variety of China for tea service, tea party fare (scones, finger sandwiches, desserts), unlimited tea & room rental.
  • The menu for your party will be the same as our current Queen of Hearts Tea Service menu (listed below)
  • Soup or Salad course is available at market rate. *Please note this must be arranged with your party planner in advance
  • Beer & Wine list, Mimosas, Bubbly & Sangria available at additional cost.

Other things to know:

  • 50% deposit due minimum 30 days in advance, non-refundable. Deposits may be made via phone with a credit card, a check in the mail, or in person
  • Host may arrive 15 minutes prior to party time
  • Your party will begin promptly 15 minutes after scheduled time
  • Private Parties are booked for 2 hours. There is a $25 fee per 15 minutes overtime

What do I need to do for my party?

  1. Send out invitations to your guests
  2. Encourage your guests to come dressed for a tea party in fancy dresses, hats, pearls, etc.
  3. Instruct your guests to arrive in a timely manner
  4. Require your guests to RSVP to you! Then, get an estimated count to The Mad Hatter a minimum of 7 days in advance, and a final guest counts a minimum of 48 hours in advance; You will be charged for the number of guests confirmed in your final count.

Mad Hatter Private Tea Party Sample Menu

Our most popular private tea party, Mad Hatter includes an assortment of Scones, Savories, Desserts & Unlimited Hot Tea.

*SAMPLE MENU* (flavors change seasonally)


Lemon Ginger Mint Scone & Traditional Cream Scone
with Sweet Whipped Cream, Lemon Curd & Orange Marmalade


Mad Hatter Chicken Salad on Orange Blossom Muffin
Classic Cucumber Tea Sandwich
Curried Egg Salad on Pumpernickel
Pimiento Cheese Finger Sandwich
Spinach Artichoke Tartlet


Chocolate Mini Cupcake with Chocolate Orange Buttercream
Blueberry Lavender Dream Phyllo Cup
Queen of Hearts Jam Tart

bubbly beverages

mimosa $4.50  |  sparkling rosé $5.50


Seasonal menu with an assortment of sweets & savories.

Gluten-Free menu available for additional $10 per gluten-free guest. Vegetarian Menu available at no additional cost. Please note that this is a pre-set menu; there are no substitutions. There is not a separate menu for children.

Please be sure to notify The Mad Hatter (at 763.422.4160) of any Vegetarian and/or Gluten-Free guests a minimum of 48 hours prior to your reservation.

Mad Hatter Private Party Pricing

River Room

up to 34 guests

Package price $1200 for up to 30 guests,
$40 each additional guest (maximum capacity 34),
plus tax and minimum 18% gratuity

Mad Hatter Private Party
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