If you are searching for a spot of tea then check out our list of the best places to get tea around Indianapolis. From birthday tea parties and showers to a ladies afternoon out, there are several quaint and fun places right around town perfect for afternoon, morning or even evening tea in Indy. Pinkies up! What is your favorite place to take the kids for a tea party around Indianapolis?
Tina's Traditional Tea Room
Beth Wood: Tina's Traditional Tea Room offers guests a traditional British tea service in a cozy and charming setting in two Indy locations. Enjoy afternoon tea while you munch on traditional English fare including soups, salads, sandwiches and pastry items. Three different tea services are available to choose from: The Young Lord/Lady High Tea is geared towards 12-18-year-olds, the Little Prince(ss) High Tea is geared towards children under 12 years old. Each feature tea, finger sandwiches and pastries. Special events including cooking classes, princess tea parties and more are held throughout the year.
Table + Tea
Beth Wood: Table + Tea is a tea room, makerspace craft room and boutique all in one. Located in historic Fort Harrison, Table + Tea offers guests a charming venue where they can sip tea and sample delicious goodies, shop from local vendors, create their own masterpieces with provided craft materials in the designated maker space or host their private events such as birthday parties, photo shoots, bridal or baby showers and more. Table + Tea often hosts special events such as craft nights and art camps.
The Pink Party Palace
Brittany Kozielski: The Pink Party Palace hosts children's tea parties (up to 12 guests), serving their signature "Pink Tea" and cookies. The "Tea-Par-Tea" includes each guest choosing a fancy dress, being pampered by the staff and then enjoying their signature refreshments.
Twigs & Tea
Beth Wood: Treat yourself to a pot of premiere tea and scone with clotted cream. Twigs & Tea's Afternoon Tea is the perfect treat for a special occasion. They also serve lunch, featuring a variety of delightful dishes and desserts offered by their talented chefs. Twigs & Tea is a perfect place to host baby showers, bridal showers, birthday luncheons or other special occasions. A charming on-site gift shop features elegant home decor, accessories and seasonal gifts you can browse while sipping your tea.
Sassafras Lunch & Tea Room
Tea served daily 2:30-4:00 pm
Beth Wood: Sassafras Lunch and Tea Room offers traditional English afternoon tea service as well as a full lunch menu and dessert menu. Located in a charming old home, their dining area is traditionally decorated and is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea. Choose from two different tea services, Princess or Duchess. Each include tea, scones, sandwiches and treats. Reservations are required for afternoon tea. Please call to make reservations.
Tilly's Tea Room
Beth Wood: Tilly's Tea Room serves Traditional Afternoon Tea, Princess Tea (ages 12 and under), and fancy Kiddie Cocktails. Using traditional English recipes, Tilly's serves a menu consisting of soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, as well as a children's menu. English scones are served with strawberry jam and real Devonshire Clotted Cream. Teas are imported from England and feature favorites like Ginger Peach, Blueberry Elderflower and Chocolate Superberry.
Tilly's features a playroom for children and hosts special events such as birthday parties, bridal and baby showers and open house events
The Cake Bake Shop
Beth Wood: The Cake Bake Shop honors the beautiful tradition of Afternoon Tea by providing guests with a special experience that makes them feel like they’re in an English storybook. Afternoon Tea can be served with or without Champagne and includes Earl Grey tea, freshly-baked scones served with English clotted cream and European butter, and a selection of finger sandwiches and pastries.
Beth Wood: HoiTea ToiTea, located in Broad Ripple, is a cozy tea and coffee shop that offers its guests numerous tea and coffee drinks and a menu featuring breakfast, lunch, pastries and snack items. Its quaint seating area is the perfect place to relax and unwind while enjoying your cup of tea. A small retail area lets you easily shop for your favorite teas and accessories. Be sure to check out HoiTea ToiTea's calendar of special events including tea blending classes, yoga and tea events, meditation classes and more.
Tea's Me Cafe Indy
Beth Wood: Retired WNBA star, Tamika Catchings, opened Tea's Me Cafe Indy six months after retiring from the WNBA in order to share her love of tea with the Indianapolis area. Tea's Me Cafe offers a variety of tea from around the world, coffee, breakfast, light lunch items and baked goods. Enjoy your tea in the cozy dining area. Check out Tea's Me Cafe calendar of events for special tea tastings, youth open mic nights, book club events and more.
Crystal Tea Room
Beth Wood: The Crystal Tea Room is located in a beautifully restored historic home giving guests the old world feel of traditional high tea. Enjoy a full menu featuring afternoon tea, lunch, pastries and desserts in the charming dining room area throughout the home. The homes beautiful outdoor garden and gazebo feature seating areas where you can enjoy your tea or lunch outside. A dinner menu is available for group reservations only.
Tea Time Mon - Sat 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Beth Wood: Serenity offers its guests traditional afternoon tea service, lunch or brunch. Located in a historic 1868 home in downtown Zionsville, you'll feel like you're stepping back in time when you take in the antiques and decor. Outdoor dining in the garden is available in warmer months. Tea service features a yummy selection of sandwiches, cakes, scones, pastries & teas. Serenity offers private events, themed parties and events and special children's tea events. Please see website for details.
Reservations are recommended.
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