Instagrammable Connecticut: Afternoon Tea Last Updated 3/20

If you caught royal fever while watching the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, no need to worry because Connecticut has plenty of afternoon tea 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.

The Drawing Room in Cos Cob, CT


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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


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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.

Savvy Tea Gourmet in Madison, CT


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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 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.