I don't know if there's anything quite like a traditional Afternoon Tea. There's just something about the loose-leaf tea, the pretty saucers, the delicious finger sandwiches and, of course, warm scones covered with thick cream that magically transport you to an elegant tea room in the heart of London.
Are you feeling hungry yet? Check out our top picks for luxurious afternoon tea spots that are definitely worth every penny.
The Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel, New York
Enjoy your afternoon tea in the height of luxury at the Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel. It's definitely a bucket-list item for those traveling to New York. Try the Eloise Tea for a truly posh experience. Make reservations .
The Palm Court at The Drake Hotel, Chicago
Yes, the name of the tea room is the same as that of The Plaza Hotel, but trust me, the experience is completely different. Enjoy a traditional tea by a fountain with a harpist playing in the background. Book your table .
The Living Room at The Peninsula Hotel, Los Angeles
This Beverly-Hills tea room might be a little less traditional than the others, but it's still cited as many locals' favorite tea spot. Reserve your tea .