Instagrammable Connecticut: High Tea Last Updated 7/18
If you caught royal fever while watching the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, no need to worry because Connecticut has plenty of High Tea inspired spots that will have you sipping and feeling like a real British royal all year long! With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures! Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag them with #CTvisit!
Tea with Tracy in Seymour, CT
Tea with Tracy offers 220 flavors of tea, a full lunch menu that includes homemade tea sandwiches, scones and more, they also host Downton Abbey-themed dinners and private parties.
“I had the pleasure of visiting Tea with Tracy last January, as a special birthday treat. As a Danbury resident, I was very excited to find that this charming little spot was only one hour away in the picturesque town of Seymour, CT.” — Elena P.
Mrs. Bridges Pantry in Woodstock, CT
Mrs.Bridges Pantry is inspired by real Tea Rooms in England and it’s food, tea and décor are a true nod to the charming style of Britain.
“We decided to visit Mrs. Bridges because we like tea and the idea of a traditional English experience sounded like a lot of fun. Our experience was great. It felt like being at your grandmothers cottage in the countryside; cozy and charming. And the food was amazing, if you’ve never had a chutney and cheese sandwich you need to!” — John M.
The Drawing Room in Cos Cob, CT
Along with their café that serves afternoon tea daily, The Drawing Room also has a boutique with home décor and an art gallery that features new exhibitions on a bi-monthly basis.
Tea Roses Tea Room in Cromwell, CT
Afternoon tea is served at Tea Roses Tea Room all day long where visitors can go and enjoy organic loose leaf teas, tea sandwiches, scones and more.
“I took this photo in March when I went to Tea Roses Tea Room with my family and friends to celebrate my 18th birthday. I was served tea in a special teacup that had “happy birthday” engraved in it as you can see in the picture. The whole place was quaint and classy and everything tasted amazing!” — Sophie F.
Savvy Tea Gourmet in Madison, CT
Savvy Tea Gourmet is both a teahouse and a teashop that offers over 300 artisan teas, educational tea tastings and afternoon tea experiences on most Saturdays.
“The photo was taken in July, I choose to visit Savvy Tea because I love tea and had heard about it from a few friends. It was really great and the owners were super knowledgeable...my friend and I can’t wait to go back!” — Kelly L.
Bee & Thistle Inn in Old Lyme, CT
Bee & Thistle Inn offers “Royal Tea” in the afternoons during the holiday season.
“This photo was taken at around 2:30, afternoon tea time! We choose Bee & Thistle Inn because it was a perfect place for peaceful mother-daughter date. The atmosphere was cozy with fireplace, a harpist, and beautiful views through the window.” — Emma N.