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Top Tea Houses Worldwide

Enjoy afternoon tea at one of the best tea houses in the world

We welcome a hot cup of tea at any time of day, but afternoon tea becomes a memorable event at these prime locations. Whether they serve tea in the formal style alongside pastries, scones and finger sandwiches, or simply offer a peaceful place to enjoy your favorite brew, these select spots will give you a whole new appreciation for the phrase "tea time."

AN ENGLISH TRADITION
Afternoon Tea at the Grand Hotel
One of our Top Tea Houses Worldwide, The Grand Hotel brings a favorite English pastime to Mackinac Island by serving afternoon tea daily.
The Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island, Michigan serves afternoon tea daily

Enjoy a flaming tea at The Tea Room in Savannah, Georgia
FLAMING TEA
The Tea Room in Savannah
Snuggle up in The Library with finger sandwiches, scones and flaming tea served in bone china at The Tea Room in Savannah, one of our Top Tea Houses in the World.

UNITED STATES

Baltimore:
The Inn at Perry Cabin

Boston:
The Bristol at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston

Tea and petits fours on a serving tray at the Peninsula Chicago

Charleston, SC:
The Thoroughbred Club at Charleston Place


Charlotte, NC:
Ballantyne Resort

Charlottesville, VA:
Villa Crawford at Keswick Hall

Chicago:
The Peninsula Chicago

Denver:
The Brown Palace Hotel

Honolulu:
Halekulani Hotel

Houston:
The Path of Tea

Las Vegas:
Petrossian Lounge at the Bellagio

Los Angeles:
Tres at SLS at Beverly Hills

Mackinac Island:
Grand Hotel

Miami:
The Restaurant at The Setai
(available seasonally)


INTERNATIONAL
A table set for afternoon tea at the Lanesborough Hotel, London

Banff:
The Rundle Lounge at the Fairmont Banff Springs

Bangkok:
The Author's Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Cape Town:
One & Only

Dubai:
Burj Al Arab

Hong Kong:
Kowloon Shangri-La

Kuala Lumpur:
Hotel Royal Kuala Lumpur 


Top Places to Buy Tea
Tea Main


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