Sit back and relax. Start a lively conversation with friends. Or, simply admire your surroundings as you indulge in the long-held and treasured tradition of afternoon tea. These 10 charming tea rooms in Pennsylvania each promise an enchanting take on afternoon tea.
1. Abigail’s Tea Room – 1441 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19602
Experience the splendor of the Victorian era at Abigail's Tea Room, set in an 1883 home. The charming tea room offers the Victorian Royal High Tea Experience and the Traditional Elegant Afternoon Tea. Both include fresh tea, scones, soup, and sandwiches. Abigail's Tea Room welcomes guests Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2. Painted Tea Cup – 220 S State Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082
Plan your next special event at the elegant Painted Tea Cup or visit for high tea. Sink into a cozy seat in the elegant tea room, once the living room and dining room of a Victorian house. Private tea rooms are available for special events. Reserve your high tea at the Painted Tea Cup Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3. The Tea Trolley – 104 Main Street, Delta, PA 17314
Engage in a delightful full afternoon tea or afternoon tea at the charming Tea Trolley. The full afternoon Tea, for example, includes the soup of the day, finger sandwiches, miniature desserts, a scone, and tea. An a la carte menu is also available. The Tea Trolley is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
4. The Victorian Parlor Tea Room – 48 S Main Street, Spring Grove, PA 17362
Indulge in afternoon tea - and a delicious meal - at the Victorian Parlor. The afternoon tea includes six delicious courses, including a fruit salad, a garden salad, a sweet dish, two sandwiches, soup, and dessert. Make reservations for tea at the Victorian Parlor, open Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5. Mary Cassatt Tea Room – 210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Reserve a spot at High Tea at Philadelphia's Mary Cassatt Tea Room at the Rittenhouse Hotel. Pair your tea with a delectable sandwich, such as egg salad, smoked salmon, smoked turkey, and avocado and sweets, including apricot bar and honey lemon cheesecake. The Mary Cassatt Tea Room hosts high tea daily from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
6. A Taste of Britain – 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
Journey to Britain, without leaving PA's borders, when you attend Full Afternoon Tea at A Taste of Britain. Afternoon tea features a menu of fresh scone, mini pastries, and a pot of tea. The tea room also serves lunch and features a children's menu. A Taste of Britain welcomes guests Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7. Red Brick Bakery & Tea Room – 55 North Main Street, Red Lion, PA 17356
Sit down to afternoon tea at the Red Brick Bakery & Tea Room. The four course afternoon tea menu consists of soup or salad, tea sandwiches, a scone, and a mini dessert. Reserve your space for afternoon tea Wednesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
8. Lederach Tea Room – 701 Cross Road, Lederach, PA 19450
Treat yourself to a delicious breakfast or lunch and tea at the Lederach Tea Room. The enchanting spot features a menu of homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, and quiche. Visit the Lederach Tea Room Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
9. A Tea Affair – 8 Sturgis Lane, Lititz, PA 17543
Sit down to a delightful pot of tea - paired with a meal or desserts at the charming Tea Affair in the fairy tale town of Lititz. Opt for one of the scrumptious teas such as the Luncheon Tea or the Garden Tea, both three courses, or the four course High Tea. Experience the Tea Affair Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
10. The Inn on Negley – 703 S Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Sit back, relax, and enjoy high tea at the picturesque Inn on Negley. You'll be served your savory meal - sandwiches, scones, and pastries - on a charming stand. Gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available with advanced notice. High tea, which is $30 per person, is served Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Indulge in a delightful pot of tea at these charming tea rooms in Pennsylvania. Or, if you prefer a steaming hot cup of coffee, stop by
one of these coffee shops.
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703 S Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
8 Sturgis Lane, Lititz, PA 17543
701 Cross Road, Lederach, PA 19450
55 North Main Street, Red Lion, PA 17356
503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
1441 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19602
220 S State Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082
104 Main Street, Delta, PA 17314
48 S Main Street, Spring Grove, PA 17362
210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103