Fresh from a refurbishment, the hotel’s lush atrium – The Palm Court – is an iconic place to indulge in afternoon tea. Look forward to local favourites such as lox bagels, egg and dill pickle sandwiches and New York cheesecake.
US$75 or US$95 with a glass of champagne. Daily, 12pm-5pm. Fifth Ave at Central Park South.
For those who like high glitz with their high tea. Be bedazzled by the colourful, crystal-heavy decor as you tuck into caviar blinis and petit fours at this famous NY institution.
US$60 or US$85 with champagne. Daily, 2pm-4.30pm. 150 West 57th St.
Get a taste for the Victorian era at this charming tearoom in one of the city’s historic townhouses. This five-course classic tea, served on beautiful vintage china, is made to be savoured at leisure.
US$59 Wednesday to Friday, 1-4pm and US$59 Saturday to Sunday, 12-5pm. 54 Irving Pl.
Head up to the Lobby Lounge for some posh nosh and fine views of the Manhattan skyline. Think black truffle brioche, smoked salmon eclairs and pumpkin roulade, with fine teas.
US$48 per person. Daily, 2.30pm-4.30pm. 80 Columbus Circle at 60th St.