Boston’s Best Afternoon Tea

October 24, 2010 7:15 PM


(Photo from The-Langham-Hotel-Bond-Restaurant-and-Lounge)

Want to celebrate your birthday in style, or take your girlfriend out on a romantic date? Parents or relatives visiting for a weekend? Impress them with a classy day-time outing featuring tea, finger sandwiches and scones. In Boston, many restaurants and hotels serve afternoon tea. Be sure to check the days and times before you head out because, after all, it’s an afternoon-only fun.

The Lounge at the Taj Hotel

15 Arlington St. 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 598-5255

Afternoon Tea: Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. with a violinist. $22-32.

Upstairs on the Square


Upstairs on the Square

91 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 864-1933

Afternoon Tea: Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. $18-35.

boston park plaza hotel towers Boston’s Best Afternoon Tea


Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

50 Park Plaza at Arlington St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 654-1906

Afternoon Tea: Friday – Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. $29.50-31.50



Boston Public Library Courtyard Restaurant

700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 859-2251

Afternoon Tea: Wednesday – Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. $22.50



The Langham Hotel Bond Restaurant and Lounge

250 Franklin St.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 451-1900 x7777

Afternoon Tea: Daily from 3 to 5 p.m. $30.

Yoojin Cho is a Boston University student and aspiring journalist. She spent two semesters interning with the CBSBoston Digital team.