24 Jan THE 4 BEST TEA ROOMS IN NEW YORK CITY
A DIFFERENT WAY TO SPEND YOUR DAY OUT
There are many reasons to take a day off and simply relax. Maybe you’ve been feeling under-the-weather, have been facing increasing stress at work, or simply want to have a special day with family or a significant other. Whatever your reasons for planning a special day, doing adequate research and planning is certainly the first step towards perfection.
For those of you looking for a different way to unwind and enjoy yourselves on a day out, consider the innumerable options available to you if you plan your day in New York City. The Big Apple has tons of unique and enjoyable options for spending your day out; one of our favorites is visiting one of NYC’s incredible tea rooms.
Because afternoon tea is a special experience, especially in the hectic environment of NYC, booking car service for your day out will only add to the occasion. After you’ve booked your car, consider making a reservation at one of these exceptional New York City tea rooms for your perfect day out in the city.
PALM COURT AT THE PLAZA HOTEL
For those of you looking for a truly luxurious experience in the most elegant atmosphere, the Palm Court at the Plaza is the place for you. Considered by many to be New York City’s “most fashionable address,” the Palm Court offers the kind of luxurious experience that only afternoon tea in one of the most regal of environments can provide. Have your chauffeur drop you and your guest or guests off at the doors and watch your afternoon of pampering and indulgence unfold.
The hours for afternoon tea at the Palm Court are from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and business casual attire is requested.
LADY MENDL’S TEA SALON
Consistently considered “the most romantic tea salon in New York,” Lady Mendl’s is a location that will certainly insert a spark of romance into your special day out. The architecture and décor harken back to the Victorian Period, a time of elegance and decadence. The furnishings coincide perfectly with the period reflected and help completely immerse you in your tea salon experience. For all special seatings and hours, consult the Lady Mendl’s Tea Salon website here.
PHYSICAL GRAFFITI TEA
This afternoon tea location is more accessible and less fuss than the fancier tea rooms, and its location in the East Village allows you to fully immerse yourself in the artsy side of New York City while still indulging in the comforts of a warm tea. Physical Graffiti has tons of options for even the most versed of tea lovers, so you’re sure to find something you love. Want a cool bit of trivia about the building where Physical Graffiti is located? It’s in the ground floor of the building photographed for the cover of Led Zeppelin’s 1975 album of the same name. Talk about combining history and indulgence.
THE RUSSIAN TEA ROOM
The Russian Tea Room, located on West 57th Street in New York City, has been a choice destination for the intellectual and cultural elite for over 85 years. Booking an afternoon at one of the tables will be an event of the year for you and your group or significant other; celebrities, historic film stars and famous intellectuals have all gathered around one or more of the Tea Room’s tables to unwind, discuss art, and develop their timeless ideas. They have a tea schedule for all types of palates so anyone can walk in expecting greatness and leave satisfied.
Wherever you decide to go for your afternoon tea experience, don’t forget to make the day perfect with New York car service. It’s the splurge that can make the day move more smoothly and stress-free from beginning to end, not to mention relieving you of the responsibilities that go with trying to navigate and park in a city like NYC.
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