PHOTO: The Regent Berlin

5 Berlin Hotels That Offer Afternoon Tea

| January 22, 2018

The hallowed British institution of afternoon tea is also done to perfection in Berlin, with some of the finest tea services taking place inside its iconic hotels. These are the best places for afternoon tea in Berlin.


Waldorf Astoria Berlin

Why it made the list

Enjoy afternoon tea surrounded by fantastic views of West Berlin from the hotel’s 15th-floor Library Lounge. A selection of finger sandwiches, homemade cakes, scones and pastries are served with Wellmondo organic teas; you can also liven things up with a glass of champagne.

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The Ritz-Carlton Berlin

Why it made the list

Choose from 68 blends by the gourmet French tea brand Mariage Frères, and professional “tea sommeliers” will brew it to perfection and serve it in the plush surroundings of the hotel’s Lobby and Tea Lounge. A special Ladies’ Tea, reserved for female guests, includes a glass of champagne or a Kir Royal. Thursday to Sunday, afternoon tea is accompanied by live piano music.

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The Regent Berlin

Why it made the list

Not every hotel can claim to have a certified tea master, but at the Regent, your infusion is prepared by Roland Pröh, who holds the illustrious title of Tea Master Gold. Gourmet blends from Mariage Frères, Ronnefeldt and Fortnum & Mason are brewed to perfection, and accompany a fine selection of finger sandwiches, tarts, pastries, and freshly made scones with jam and clotted cream. It’s served in the refined atmosphere of the Tea & Lobby Lounge, which boasts a fireplace and live piano music.

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Hotel de Rome

Why it made the list

The ornate, marble-columned Opera Court is the luxurious setting for the hotel’s afternoon tea, which includes a selection of 30 different teas, sandwiches, scones and cakes, and for sweet tooths, a well-stocked candy bar. For 10 euro more, make it a boozy “Gin Tea,” featuring house-made tea-infused gin served over ice or with tonic.

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Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

Why it made the list

Savory sandwiches, canapes, classic English scones—with clotted cream and jam, of course—and cornucopia of divine pastries are the lineup for the Adlon’s Royal Afternoon Tea, served beneath magnificent Murano chandeliers in the elegant Lobby Lounge & Bar.

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