St. Patrick's Day Guide

Now Open for Business: Irish Tea Shop in East Durham

This tea shop brings Irish goodies to the Catskills


Nestled inside a building that dates back to the 1800s, the loving touches and inviting seats of the Irish Tea Shop in East Durham make for a perfect place to warm cold hands with a cup of Barry’s Tea (an Irish staple).

Brian and Bernadette Palmieri, owners of well-known Gavin’s Irish Country Inn in Cornwallville, designed the shop as an ode to the Emerald Isle, rounding off the Irish-themed décor with Ireland-inspired gifts and imported treats, as well as locally made goods for sale.

The inn’s famous Nellie Gavin scones — we love the blueberry and raspberry white chocolate varieties — and Irish soda bread are baked daily.

If you go...

Irish Tea Shop
2460 Rte. 145, East Durham

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