Afternoon Tea

In the English tradition, afternoon tea is served as a social, relaxing and unique experience.  Fine, loose rolled teas are enhanced with satisfying fare, including delicious finger sandwiches, orange cranberry scones with lemon curd and pastries that will make your mouth water.


Tea Director, Laura Klein

Charming Backdrop

Classical music, Waterford chandeliers and mahogany wood provide a charming backdrop for this traditional, refined celebration of friends and family.  Afternoon Tea is offered for all - mothers and daughters, fathers and daughters, birthdays, anniversaries, bridal and baby showers, charity events, office parties and holidays.


Kentucky Derby Day Tea

On Saturday May 3, in celebration of the annual tradition that is The Kentucky Derby, Afternoon Tea invites its guests to wear their finest in hat fashions, savor our wonderful cuisine and sip on tea and of course mint juleps.  Tea is served 12:00 P.M. through 5:00 P.M. and reservations are required by calling 248-647-2196.



Tea MenuTorte SelectionsWinter TeasBubbles

Mother's Day Tea

Treat the special woman in your life to Mother's Day Tea at The Townsend Hotel on May 11, 2014.  Limited reservations are available by calling 248-647-2196.

Mother's Day Tea Menu


Afternoon Tea is offered seven days a week from 12:00noon until 5:00 pm. Interested in a special event? The Townsend's Afternoon Tea Director will create and plan for you an afternoon of elegance and time-honored tradition.  

Please contact the Afternoon Tea Director by email with pertinent event details, such as desired date, contact information and number of guests.  Or, reach out by phone by calling 248.647.2196.

The desirable gift of tea can be given as a gift certificate so your family and friends may experience the art of the tradition.