It’s all good and well to enjoy a quality meal at an Indian restaurant or sip on irresistible cocktails. There are even some pretty incredible brunch spots to be discovered in the city, but sometimes High Tea calls and you’re in the mood for a bit of refined dining. If you’re searching for the perfect spot for afternoon tea, with unbeatable tea, tempting scones, and those cute finger sandwiches, then keep reading! This round-up delves into the gorgeous tea rooms around Atlanta, boasting some of the best afternoon teas in the city!
1. Just Add Honey
This ATL tea company is nestled on the edges of Old Fourth Ward. The perfect spot to grab a tea to-go and explore Inman Park, or experience their beloved afternoon tea. Expect an awesome spread of pastries, sandwiches, and more!
📍 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE Unit E, Atlanta
2. Ivy Tea House
This enchanting tea house needs to be seen to be believed. Intricate and beautiful décor is spread throughout and outside of this beloved hotspot. Located in a newly-renovated, historic cottage, it’s the ultimate High Tea experience here in the ATL.
📍 23 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Norcross
3. Dr. Bombay’s Underground Tea Party
This whimsical yet inviting tea room is the perfect sweet escape in Atlanta. Spread out on Dr. Bombay’s patio, or in the eclectic piano room, with hot tea and a delicious homemade assortment including sandwiches, quiche, cakes and baked delights!
📍 1645 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta
4. Astor Court at the St. Regis
If you’re looking for the ultimate afternoon treat, then look no further than Astor Court’s afternoon tea! Located in the swanky St. Regis, expect the best and indulge in the timeless tradition, hosted on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays!
📍 88 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta
5. Jayida Che Herbal Tea Spot
Sip handcrafted teas with a vast selection of flavors, including unique seasonal options. Jayida’s an aunt and niece team, and specifically serve up organic and fair trade loose leaf teas. You can also purchase specialty boxes, discover stunning gift sets, and attend informative workshops.
📍 566 Fayetteville Rd SE, Atlanta
If you prefer bubble tea over afternoon tea, then you should definitely try out Unbelibubble. Their OTT and picture-perfect drinks are truly unbelievable. There’s an extensive selection of flavors, milks, and combos, that will solidify your new boba obsession, here in Atlanta! Read our recent round-up of bubble tea hotspots, here.
📍 Several locations (Duluth, Westside ALT, Midtown, and more!)
7. ZenTea Tea House
This charming tea house will make you feel right at home. There’s an awesome selection of teas available, and tasty treats to compliment your afternoon tea experience. If you’re not too sure about what to order, don’t be hesitate to ask for some recommendations. We always learn something new at ZenTea!
📍 5356 Peachtree Rd, Chamblee