Afternoon tea is one of those traditions that has stood the test of time. Even though I’m perfectly happy living in the modern world, it’s nice to time travel every now and then and there’s nothing like Afternoon Tea to make you feel like you’ve just been transported straight into a historical novel.
If you’re on the hunt for a delightful afternoon filled with delicious bites and flavorful teas, Columbus has some charming spots that are just your cup of tea. From Tudor-inspired settings to elegant cafes, here are the top places where you can enjoy the quintessential experience of afternoon tea.
Cambridge Tea House
Let’s kick off our tea adventure with Cambridge Tea House. Nestled at 1885 W 5th Ave, Columbus, this Tudor-inspired gem sets the stage for a traditional afternoon tea experience. Picture this: a three-tiered tray adorned with a freshly baked scone, clotted cream, and strawberry jam. Add to that the chef’s selection of savory finger sandwiches and a tempting duo of miniature desserts. The price tag? A reasonable $24.00, which includes a pot of tea to complement your culinary journey.
Bonus points: If you’re planning a family outing, Cambridge Tea House also offers a Prince or Princess Tea for the little tea enthusiasts aged 10 and under. Make your reservation at Cambridge Tea House and get ready to bask in the charm of this tea haven.
For an elegant rendezvous with tea and treats, Mozart’s Cafe at 4784 N. High Street, Columbus, is the place to be. Offering a selection of savory and sweet delights accompanied by a steaming pot of freshly brewed tea, their Afternoon Tea service is priced at $21 per guest. But here’s the twist – reservations are a must, and you can secure your spot by calling 614-268-3687. Tea time is available on Thursdays and Fridays between 1 and 3 pm. Don’t forget to have your contact information, guest count, and dietary restrictions handy when you call.
Psst… They’ve got a special Afternoon Tea for kids, making Mozart’s Cafe a perfect family-friendly tea spot. Plan your tea date by visiting Mozart’s Cafe, and get ready to treat your taste buds to a symphony of flavors.
Asterisk Supper Club
If you find yourself in Westerville, head over to Asterisk Supper Club at 14 N State St. Here, afternoon tea is not just a service; it’s an everyday affair, and no reservations are required. Choose from a variety of tea services, and fear not – even the smaller portions are generously shareable. While the initial glance at the menu might raise an eyebrow, rest assured that the experience is worth every penny. Explore your options at Asterisk Supper Club and immerse yourself in a tea time that goes beyond the ordinary.
Whether you’re looking for a Tudor-inspired setting, an elegant cafe ambiance, or a laid-back tea experience, Columbus has you covered. Book your afternoon tea adventure, and get ready to sip, savor, and create delightful memories in the heart of Ohio’s capital. Cheers to tea time done right!