High tea tend to be a British tradition where people enjoy some high-end snacks and herbal teas in the late afternoon between meals. it gives those a chance to catch up and indulge in a light meal with friends or family. When traveling around New York City, it can get hetic fitting in all the sights to see. Taking a break for a cup of tea can be the perfect excuse for slowing down and exploring some of Manhattan’s swankiest establishments at the same time.
The Brits are not the only ones who have perfected the art of teatime. Japanese culture also holds drinking tea in high regard with similar, yet exotic customs to experience as well. At Cha-An, groups of four can reserve time twice a month on Sunday to witness a traditional tea cermony, complete with a selection of drinks and sweets, like the delectable apple cakes. It can be a refreshingly new way to have a Eastern-style tea break in the Big Apple.
The red carpet is really rolled out for clinets who have high tea at lady mendi’s. This is the place to see and be seen as a couple over a romantic and elaborate 5-course affair. It’s drawn out with each cucumber sandwich, scone, cake and hand-steeped tea being served indiivually so you can linger and savor the moment. Arguably one of the most popular tea houses in the city, it’s more high-end than most but also offers the most bang for its buck, and can easily subsitute a meal with all of it’s complex foodie offerings.
There might be nothing more memorable on a family trip to New York than time spent with your daughter. You can treat her to an unforgettable tea service at this girl-friendly restaurant inspired by the popular dolls. Treats are named after the dolls adventures and are easy to please choices for the younger crowd. Moms, daughters, and anyone in between who wants to join in can start tea time with a warm cinnamon roll and finish with anyhitng from fruite to cakes. Tea is served, of course, but lemonade, juices and hot cocoa are also on the menu.
It does not get more quintessentially Biritsh than this. If you need to brush up on your knowledge of UK food items like clotted cream, Yorkshire pudding and Scotch eggs, you have come to the right place. Electic decor and a no-frills, delicious and relaxing servcie is what makes this spot a favorite among residents and guests who wander in from out of town. There breakfast, lunch and dinner menu is also impressive if looking for a bit more to nibble on.