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.


Downton Abbey Tea

Join us on Sunday, April 26th from 12:00 P.M.- 2:00 P.M. as we host a Downton Abbey Tea.  We will offer a menu inspired by Downton Abbey as well as enjoy a presentation by Barb Gulley, the Detroit Tea Examiner. Tickets are $45 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity and can be made by calling our Afternoon Tea Director at 248-647-2196.

Downton Abbey Tea Menu 






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Mother's Day Weekend Tea

Celebrate Mother's Day on Saturday, May 9th and Sunday, May 10th in style with a special Afternoon Tea offering.  Seating is limited, so please speak with Afternoon Tea Director Laura Klein by calling 248-647-2196.

Mother's Day Weekend Tea Menu 


"Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors" Alice Walker




Afternoon Tea is offered seven days a week from 12:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. 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.