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Crown & Crumpet was founded in 2008 by Christopher and Amy Dean in San Francisco. The original Tea Salon was located in Ghirardelli Square and was a well loved and unique space for a British Tea Salon. But as things usually go in the ever popular San Francisco real estate game the rent became too high and alas that location had to go. A new, smaller location was opened in 2013 in the Japantown neighborhood of the city. The management of The New People Building, a Japanese Arts & Entertainment building recognized our unique brand and style of restaurant, cafe, and tea salon rolled into one that they thought “wouldn’t it be a jolly good idea to have a Crown & Crumpet mini version located in our lobby ?” What a brilliant idea! We quickly gathered together our teapots, silverware, tablecloths, and loads of other accoutrements and opened up Crown & Crumpet Tea Stop Cafe in the Spring of 2013.