From steaming pots to scrumptious scones, Orlando is brewing with tasty tea houses, whether it’s playful tea with a princess or in an elegant, refined setting.
Get creative for Mother's Day and Father's Day.
1 Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort offers a three- course experience with waterfront views, not to mention special visitors during The Perfectly Princess Tea Party. $35$59.99; disneyworld. disney.go.com
2 At the Ritz- Carlton Grande Lakes, choose either a traditional tea or tea with a twist, served with freshly baked fare plus a bottle of Prosecco, or for little ones, order the Peter Rabbit Tea with animalshaped sandwiches, hot chocolate and desserts. $39-$59; ritzcarlton.com
3 Sunday afternoons at 2 pm, retreat to the grand elegance of the Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s Peacock Lounge, straight out of New York’s famous landmark hotel. $15/ children and $30 for adults. www.waldorfastoriaorlando.com
4 Nestled in the heart of downtown Orlando, The Tea Experience brews a modern experience in an electric, Moroccan-inspired space adorned with gold and white décor, a one- of-akind brass and tea pot chandelier and vibrant striped and floral china. $10$16.50; thetearoomexperience.com
5 Discover the Windsor Tea Room in the lakeside town of Mount Dora with original English décor and servers dressed in Victorian-style aprons. $7.95-$36; www.windsorrosetearoom.com
6 Each weekday at 2 pm, the everpopular American Girl store features afternoon tea for girls and their dolls. Enjoy a pot of tea (or hot cocoa) with a dainty selection of snacks. $13.50/ person; www.americangirl.com