Tea Time: The Haute 5 Afternoon Teas in San Francisco

As something that the Queen of England indulges in every afternoon, High Tea is what all of us who hope to be haute should aspire to. Beyond its regal roots, partaking in a cup of hot tea has health benefits as well as relaxation properties, which is reason enough to start sipping. Follow in her majesties royal footsteps with the San Francisco Haute Five Tea Rooms.

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus

Underneath a sweeping canopy of stunning glass, constructed of 2500 pieces of colored glass, sits The Rotunda, a destination within Neiman Marcus for a decadent drink, a blissful bite or a delectable afternoon tea service. Feel positively posh as you are served tea and an assortment of gluttonous goodies, including their famous popovers and sinful strawberry butter. Each magnificent mouthful is worth the time, the energy and the sweat you’ll need to expend on the Precor to get back to your pre-tea fighting weight.

The Rotunda is located at 150 Stockton St., 415.249.2720