Afternoon tea traditions date back to 1840 in Britain, when the seventh Duchess of Bedford Anne, who was waiting for Queen Victoria, felt very hungry and impatient between lunch and dinner and decided to have lunch and dinner. , bread and tea.
The idea then quickly became popular, and became a social event that has become a classic tradition in England ever since. The meal tends to combine sweet and savory dishes, such as finger sandwiches, cookies and cakes, of course along with a delicious tea. Here are some of the most wonderful afternoon teas offered by hotels around the world.
The Plaza, New York
Plaza has been known for years for its incredible afternoon tea offers. You can order teas such as English breakfast, Chinese green tea and lavender oolong tea. You can choose from a variety of pastries and sandwiches that will all be served at Bernardaud china.
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai
This iconic hotel is an institution for a reason, especially since its afternoon tea dates back to the early 20th century. The Sea Lounge is the place where it takes place and is complete with Art Deco furniture. You can see ships at the port on the Arabian Sea and local Indian dishes are served along with traditional English favorite tea dishes.
Afternoon tea has been served at Claridge’s in London for over 150 years. He has perfected the art of afternoon tea and combines the traditional with the uplifting modern. Sandwiches include ham, cucumber, salmon and classics such as jam and cream cookies, as well as many pastries and cakes to choose from.
Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, Canada
The Fairmont Empress Hotel serves an alternation of 21 different ethically produced teas. Afternoon tea is served in the Lobby Lounge, featuring live piano music by the tail. Their tradition in tea dates back to 1908 and serves about 80,000 visitors annually.
Victoria Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls Hotel in Zimbabwe is served on a lovely outdoor terrace with stunning views of Victoria Falls Bridge. It was built in 1904 by the British and has incredible lawns and gardens right next to the river Zambezi. Afternoon tea is served on a daily basis from 15:00 until 18:00.