Afternoon Tea

Master a proper afternoon tea. Find authentic tea services in your area, get recipe ideas, and discuss the etiquette of afternoon tea with our community.

How to Host High Tea in Your Living Room

If you want to host high tea at home (a perfect Mother's Day treat for moms who aren't morning people, breakfast in bed or no—and extra appropriate for any Anglophile mums out there), here's everything...

The Rotunda at Neiman-Marcus Re-opens June 15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

The Rotunda, the one piece of the beautiful City of Paris building preserved as a restaurant, will re-open on June 15. The Rotunda Neiman-Marcus, Level Four 150 Stockton Street San Francisco,...

Coffee and Tea in Toronto, 2021

by prima 9 months ago

With so many Starbucks and a few Aroma locations closing, and shorter hours, I found myself frustrated while looking for coffee last Sunday, right at the corner near the HotDocs theatre and Pauper'...

Fundraisers for Steinbeck House in Salinas: BBQ 4/10 & Mothers Day Tea 5/8

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

The historic Steinbeck House and its restaurant has been closed during the pandemic. To try to re-open by summer or fall, it will be hosting two fundraisers. Pre-order drive through take out ava...

Where in NYC can I find Mariage Freres tea?

by Bluecrabaddict 1 year ago

Hi, I’ve been purchasing the tea online but would like to know where it’s sold in NYC? Preferably Brooklyn or Manhattan. Thank you!

Eddison & Melrose Oats n Scones | Pacific Grove - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Unbeknownst to me, Eddison & Melrose Tea Room has been on the Monterey Peninsula for more than 10 years. Sampling the very British treats here has been one of the best parts of seeking out black-ow...

Tea Rooms in Quebec City

by Cflower5 2 years ago

Afternoon tea in Quebec City

St Michael's Celtic Festival, June 22, Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The annual St. Michael's Celtic Festival in Santa Rosa has been postponed until Saturday June 22, 12 to 8pm. My photos from last year's: https://www.chowhound.com/post/st-michaels-celtic-festi...

Non-touristy drinks and/or bites in northern SF

by Hilla 3 years ago

This Sunday, I'm going on a birthday outing with 7 friends in the touristy part of San Francisco, near the Embarcadero (Jefferson & Mason), and then I'd like to go out for pre-dinner drinks and/or ...

Specific questions re: London (researched!)

by saticoy 6 years ago

Hello, I will be visiting London for a week in winter (Dec 27-Jan3) with my husband and son (10). Researching the board has provided me with an enormous list, and I have some specific questions ...

London's best afternoon teas

by josephml1 3 years ago

Please let me know your personal list of best afternoon tea in London. Thank You all

Bridal Shower

by Gail56 4 years ago

Looking for a place to hold a Bridal shower in 2018 for my daughter. Approximately 50 or less guests. Have a budget between $1000.00 - $1500.00. I know this is a tight budget, but for personal...

Cucur kodok- a famous Malaysian street snack

by mplimarthur 4 years ago

I created the dish recently and wish to share the recipe. Respond this link if you wish to get hold of this homemade recipe.

St. Regis High Tea in Atlanta

by cheesecake 4 years ago

I am planning a super special, SURPRISE, get away to Atlanta in February. Although I am sure I will have additional questions, I am wondering if anyone can share their experience with the High Tea ...

"Sweet Note" - Really delicious new SEASONAL products worthy of mentioning!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 years ago

Just came back from afternoon tea with a couple of old Calgarian friends. Chef Owner Candy introduced a couple of really yummy 'seasonal' products worthy of mentioning: - Regular house specia...

Menu help for "Tea Party" theme wedding shower

by potbellypig 4 years ago

Good morning! I am helping to plan a "Tea Party" theme wedding shower. The bride loves all things England, and Tea, hence the theme. We have vintage tea cups for favors, and dozens of teapots for...

Best English High Tea in NoVa

by wayne keyser 14 years ago

I say "high tea" knowing that's not really accurate, but hoping to avoid suggestions for where to buy some tea. My wife and her mum want to go out for an afternoon tea and feel well-treated, gen...

Christmas Tea (Alternative to Sketch)

by JBG89 5 years ago

Hello All, I will be in London this coming Sunday/Monday and my girlfriend has been excited to do an Afternoon Tea experience. I looked into Sketch which sounded quite interesting with the theme...

Looking for Afternoon Tea between Medway & Providence

by Holly_Penguin 5 years ago

Hi. Every year I take my nieces for afternoon tea. This year's count will be 4 girls under age 9 and 2 girls over 40. We have been to Duck & Bunny many times and everyone loves it. However the ...

Bread for tea sandwiches

by beargrey 5 years ago

I'm trying to find a white bread that can stand up to spreading cream cheese and doesn't just disintegrate in the mouth. All the regular grocery store brands that I've tried tear when I spread butt...

Monte Cristo @ Steinbeck House in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

The occasion of chowhound visitors to Salinas finally got me in the door at the Steinbeck House. Though volunteers have operated a restaurant and tea room in the home of John Steinbeck's birth for ...