While it might be months before you can sit outside to enjoy a hot mug of anything, a warm cup of tea in the afternoon is just right. Relax and enjoy at one of these chic tea spots.
1 Biltmore Hotel
The elegant Biltmore Hotel is perhaps Miami’s best-known place for chic afternoon tea. Come teatime, guests enjoy an assortment of English teas paired with sandwiches and scones. A classical guitarist provides a soothing soundtrack. Afternoon tea is held weekdays from 3 to 6 pm; reservations are required.
1200 Anastasia Avenue
2 The Breakers
This sophisticated Palm Beach resort serves afternoon tea at the chic Tapestry Bar. From 3 to 5 pm, tea sandwiches, scones, pastries and a variety of teas and champagnes are served. The single downfall: afternoon tea is only held in season, from December to April.
1 South County Road
3 The Villa by Barton G
Enjoy tea in style in the Mosaic Garden of the former Versace mansion. Exotic teas, sandwiches, freshly baked sweets and champagne are all on the menu. Afternoon tea will begin November 1 and is served from 2-4 pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
1116 Ocean Drive
4 The Setai
Take your afternoon tea at the Bar & Courtyard of the stylish South Beach icon, The Setai. This is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a cup indoors or out.
2001 Collins Avenue
5 Café Sambal at Mandarin Oriental
If you can’t make afternoon teatime, enjoy a refreshing herbal beverage at your convenience at Café Sambal. They serve a wide variety of teas that were created specifically for the restaurant. Served in glass canisters, Café Sambal has teatime all the time.
500 Brickell Key Drive