Text by Britt Crawford
Wedding venues with notable tea services
While it might not be a first inclination to host a tea party to commemorate a wedding, the two go hand-in-hand. In fact, teas honoring the bride and bridesmaids have been popular for many years. And there has been a gradual emergence of people opting for intimate afternoon-tea receptions in lieu of grand, boisterous parties. Whether it’s hosting a bridal tea before the nuptials or treating guests to a teatime reception with scones, savories, and sweets (and plenty of tea to drink), here is a roundup of six businesses, restaurants, and tearooms that offer afternoon tea and serve as picturesque wedding venues.