It’s never a bad time to pamper yourself with some delightful finger sandwiches and tea served in the finest china while chatting it up with a dear friend. It’s the perfect excuse for an afternoon of indulgence and Miami is surprisingly filled with a variety of spots that feature timeless menus and outstanding surroundings. Below, we’ve rounded up our favorites ones to enjoy this classic British tradition and feel like a royal.
1. The Enchanted Dollhouse, South Miami
This French-inspired floral tea room comes with all the vintage vibes, dazzling chandeliers and plush velour chairs. For afternoon tea, you’ll be transported to a classic era as you dip in to macarons, sandwiches and scones to pair with your choice of tea. Their selection of teas range from green to herbal. You can also celebrate a joyous occasion at The Enchanted Dollhouse privately or attend one of their classic workshops.
Find The Enchanted Dollhouse at 7212 S Red Road, South Miami, FL 33143
2. The Tea Room at Cauley Square, Goulds
Tucked inside an antique shop that’s nestled within the gardens of Cauley Square Historic Village, this tea room is a piece of history. Seriously, it was established in 1974 and preserved in 1992 after Hurricane Andrew with the same charm. On the menu for the Victorian-style exquisite room, you can expect finger sandwiches, quiches, rose-shaped scones, soup du jour and (of course) pot after pot of tea from their international tea section. You can’t go wrong with this cozy space that’s fit for royalty.
Find The Tea Room at 12310 SW 224th St, Miami, FL 33170
3. Little Hen, multiple locations
In a setting that is almost something out of a fairytale, adorned with flowers and pastel-colored decor, Little Hen is the perfect brunch spot but afternoon tea here is one you have to try. On their indulgent menu, there’s the usual high tea (chamomile to jasmine cloud) plus petits fours, macarons, mini sandwiches and scones.
Find Little Hen in Midtown at 3451 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137 and Weston at 4579 Weston Road, Weston, FL 33331
4. Lily and Rose Tearoom, Miami Beach
Lily and Rose tearoom is a favorite among tea lovers and it’s easy to see why. It’s one of the most delightfully beautiful spots with tea aplenty, served in decorative pots, in addition to artisanal gelato and crepes (even a macaron wheel) rounding up the tasty menu. If you’re feeling extra indulgent, you can even take a look at their dessert counter to make sure you aren’t missing out on any of their amazing pastries.
Find Lily and Rose Tearoom at 3725 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160
5. Lolita Dessert Club, North Miami Beach
Afternoon tea at this all-pink paradise is as magical as it gets. From sweet to savory, the bites at Lolita Dessert Club are both incredible to look at and to devour. We’re talking scrumptious sandwiches, classic macarons and delicious desserts paired with the finest selection of tea or coffee, all beautifully presented in tea party cages.
Find Lolita Dessert Club at 17840 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami Beach, FL 33160
6. La Gourmandise, Bal Harbour
If authentic French cuisine is your thing, La Gourmandise at the St. Regis Bal Harbour makes for a classy and intimate afternoon tea experience. With 30 varieties of tea blends to choose from, here you’ll also find traditional offerings like sandwiches, sweets and scones.
Find La Gourmandise at 9700 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33154