Downton Abbey Tea, April 23rd 2016

Downton teaThe John Fell House Tea Room will be hosting its second Downton Abbey Tea on Saturday, April 23rd so make your reservation now to avoid disappointment.

Join us for a selection of delicious traditional savory finger sandwiches, an assortment of delectable desserts and home made scones with Devon cream, strawberry preserves and lemon curd which will be served to you in the manner befitting an invitation to the home of Lord & Lady Grantham. A choice of premium quality teas will be provided, and each guest will be served their choice of tea from their own individual teapot. All of this can be enjoyed while you, and your friends chat about your favorite characters, and story lines that have captivated our attention for these last six seasons.

For this unique Afternoon Tea we encourage our guests to dress the part of this bygone era. Come in a smart, up to date frock as worn by Lady Mary or in “proper” Edwardian fashion as the Dowager Countess of Grantham. There will be a trivia quiz to test your Downton knowledge, and prizes awarded for the top winners.

Afternoon Tea will be served at 12 noon, at the John Fell House, 475 Franklin Turnpike, Allendale, NJ.

The cost is $40 per person and limited on site parking is available. RSVP by the latest April 16th and for more information and seating availability please contact Linda A. Schropp at or Theresa Salameno on 201-825-2840. Your non-refundable check made out to the Concerned Citizens of Allendale will confirm your reservation and should be mailed to Theresa Salameno, 46 Tam O Shanter Drive, Mahwah, NJ  07430


Taste of Scotland – Scotch Tasting Evening – Friday, March 18, 2016

Scotch-Flyer 2016

The Historic John Fell House invites you to a Taste of Scotland
Featuring Spike McClure, Master of Whiskey for Johnny Walker

What better way to help support Allendale’s Historic John Fell House than to sip and savor six specially selected rare scotches?

Learn all about what makes certain scotches so unique. Hearty and delicious appetizers will be served. Kilts encouraged!

When: Friday, March 18 at 7:30 PM
Where: The Fell House. 475 Franklin Tpke. Allendale, NJ
Donation per person: $125
Reserve your spot ASAP! Limited seating available.

Mail checks payable to “CCA” to:
C. Schwartz c/o Fell House 21 Greenway Allendale, NJ 07401


Name:__________________ Email:____________________ # SEATS:______

Annual Holiday Tea – December 10th, 2015

Holiday Invitation Dec 2015

The Annual Holiday Tea

The John Fell House Tea room will be holding its 4th annual Holiday Tea on Thursday, December 10th from 12 noon to 2:30 pm.

The house will be decorated for the holidays so come and enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea in the historic home of local patriot, John Fell.

Space is limited

RSVP by Dec. 4th by emailing Linda Schropp at or calling Theresa Salameno on 201-294-7106.

Cost per person is $40.

Your check made out to “Concerned Citizens of Allendale” is your reservation and should be mailed to:

Theresa Salameno, 46 Tam O Shanter Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430.


The Royal Children’s Tea, Saturday October 17th 2015, Postponed

Children Tea Invite sept 2015

The Historic John Fell House invites you to attend

a Royal Children’s Tea

on Saturday October 17th

at 475 Franklin Turnpike,  Allendale, NJ Noon to 2:30pm.

A traditional Afternoon Tea will be served to Parents and Grandparents with a special menu and scrumptious desserts for our Princes and Princesses 13 years old and under. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite royal character, Disney included and prizes will be awarded to those in costume. Have fun and learn about Royal Afternoon Tea Etiquette & Modern Table Manners.

Adults $35 per person, children 13 and under $15. Space is limited.

RSVP latest October 10th  by emailing Linda Schropp – or calling Theresa Salameno on 201-294-7106.

Your non refundable check is your confirmation and should be sent to Cathy Schwartz, 21 Greenway,  Allendale, NJ 07401.

Please include your name and email address as well as children’s names and ages.


Wine Tasting, October 10th 2015

The Historic John Fell House invites you to a Wine Tasting
Featuring Jeff Wooddy of Rochambeau Wines


Support Allendale’s Historic John Fell House!

Savor and learn about some interesting wines and nosh on some cheese!   Jeff is an expert with 30 years in the wine business.  He will feature wines from NY, Spain, Italy, France & Austria.

  • When:  Saturday,  October 10th, 2015   7 p.m.
  • Where:  The Fell House. 475 Franklin Turnpike,  Allendale, NJ
  • Donation: $50 per person

Reserve your spot ASAP!  Limited seating available.  Mail checks payable to “CCA” to:

 C. Schwartz c/o Fell House 21 Greenway  Allendale, NJ 07401.


  1. your name
  2. your Email
  3. # seats required

Questions:  Email:     or use the Contact Us page on this website

Old-Fashioned Barn Sale, September 26th 2015

John Fell House joins the AWC town-wide garage sale!

Donate your unwanted items (no clothese or books please) to the historic

John Fell House
475 Franklin Turnpike, Allendale

fell-house-barn-winterAccepting drop-off donations now thru 9/24 on the back porch of the John Fell House. If you have any questions, phone or text Susanne at 201-665-9697.  Confirmation of your donation will be mailed to you if you leave your contact info. with your drop-off.