Traditional afternoon tea has a long history and tradition dating back to late 1800s England. There is no living in Boston without a proper afternoon tea at a Boston restaurant. Here are just a few tea rooms near our luxury apartments in Mission Hill, Boston.
Experience the traditional afternoon tea service at The Courtyard Tea Room, tucked away inside the historic Boston Public Library overlooking the Italianette Courtyard. Indulge in the perfect cup of tea, scones, Devonshire cream, lemon curd, and raspberry jam. You can also try the delicious prosciutto and fig or smoked salmon tea sandwiches, black raspberry macarons, or key lime coconut cake petits fours. The elegance and the ambiance add to the overall experience. Make your reservations today and join the ranks of many who make tea time at The Courtyard Tea room a tradition.
Make weekend plans to visit Trifecta, a lounge inside the Four Seasons, for an afternoon tea with a contemporary twist. First, there are sweet little cakes and cookies like cognac-soaked date cake, lemon bars, and hazelnut orange sable cookies. Then, there are the dainty savory tea sandwiches like smoked salmon and English cucumber. Save room for the seasonal flavors of freshly baked scones with sour cherry preserves and Devonshire cream. It accompanies a wide selection of teas, champagne, and tea cocktails. Afternoon teas are served every Saturday and Sunday and require a reservation.
The Vintage Tea and Cake Company is a perfect option for an afternoon tea without the posh and the dress-up of the traditional tea service. Instead, enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in this quaint little shop. Indulge in the wide selection of traditional teas and herbal and caffeine-free options. Each one will go with your goat cheese and fig or the classic cucumber finger sandwiches. Of course, there is no afternoon tea without sweet mini cake bites, macaroons, and the traditional scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream. Reservations are best to ensure a great experience. Even though the shop is a bit out of the city, it is well worth the extra drive time.
After your afternoon tea in Boston, take some time out of your day to enjoy art and culture at the many museums in Boston. To enjoy more of what Boston offers, contact us to see what we have to offer and become part of our community.