Charlotte is the Queen City! What could be more regal in the Queen City than an afternoon tea? A cup of tea will warm and sooth you with an elegant reprieve from the unpredictable February Charlotte weather. Charlotte offers afternoon tea throughout the city in a variety of venues.
A traditional afternoon tea is served at the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge, located in Charlotte’s South Side. Tea is served Tuesday through Saturday from 1-5pm. Patrons can choose from over twelve varieties of tea, tea sandwiches and confectionaries. Younger guests can choose from their own special menu which includes petite peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Reservations required.
At Urbána CitySpa and Tea Bar you can enjoy spa services to accompany your choice of over 100 variety of teas. You can order your tea by the cup or pot in their lounge or tea bar. Urbána’s ultramodern therapies include a complimentary cup of tea before and after services. Private tea parties are available. Located at 27510 Pineville-Matthews Road.
Private tea parties are also offered in the town of Monroe. Located a few minutes east of Charlotte, Sweatea’s Bakery and Tea room serves afternoon tea in a historic building with antique tables and chairs. Boasting a “True Edwardian English” experience with scones and sandwiches served with your tea, Sweatea’s requires reservations for afternoon tea time, Monday-Friday.
Lady Bedford’s Tea Parlour and Gift Shoppe is located in the heart of Pinehurst. Pinehurst is a historic village famous for its golf course, host to the U.S. Open and the U.S. Men’s amateur championship. Lady Bedford invites you to enjoy afternoon tea in an “elegant atmosphere of gracious hospitality”. The Victorian style tea house serves over 60 teas from around the worlds accompanied by assorted tea sandwiches, savories and sweets. Afternoon tea is from 11-4pm. Reservations are highly recommended.
If you prefer to brew your own afternoon tea, Teavana Tea Emporium is sure to have your favorite blend. Located in the very upscale Southpark Mall, Teavana loose teas are said to be a much higher quality than tea bags. The tea-trained staff will help you choose your tea by flavor, type, and origin. You can create your own gourmet blend!
Tea served in the comfort of your own home can be as easy as reservations! Tealightful Tea Parties located in Matthews,NC is a traveling tea party brought right to you! Complete with white-glove service vintage china and linens, Tealightful will accomodate any theme from bridal showers to princess parties. A personalized tea party menu can be created just for you!
A cup of tea is a genteel indulgence suited for all Queen City sippers! A moment of soothing tea, peace and quiet awaits you in Charlotte!