Best of Boston

BEST High Tea

2010 BEST High Tea

Bond Restaurant & Lounge


Boston is often called the most British of American cities, so it’s only natural that it offer plenty of afternoon tea options. Bond’s daily Metropolitan Tea takes place under a soaring red ceiling and enormous chandeliers, making it feel like… read more»

1995 BEST High Tea

The Bristol Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel


Finger sandwiches, Scottish cones, Viennese pastries, English tea breads, pots of preserves, genuine tea caddies, and service stops at 4:30 p.m. on the dot. Hotel GM Robin Brown’s standards are strict—as befits a bloke from Grantham, Lincolnshire. read more»

1984 BEST High Tea

Ritz Lounge, Ritz-Carlton Hotel


The china, the formality of the waiters—some things never change. read more»

1983 BEST High Tea

Upstairs at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel

From 4 p.m. on there’s a gorgeous spread. And you can get a drink. read more»