Phoenix might be far from England, but many people here share a passion for tea with our neighbors across the pond. It’s always tea time somewhere around the Valley, whether it’s afternoon high tea or a quick cup of frosty boba. Here are ten Valley tea rooms spanning a gamut of brew styles.
Crowning Glory Tea Room
16733 East Palisades Boulevard, Fountain Hills
This mostly online tea shop is open for dining and “High Tea” on Saturdays. Reservations are required to partake in one of its nine parlors, each of which is designed to celebrate a different country (France and Poland among them) or capture a distinct vibe (“Mary’s Garden,” dedicated to the Virgin Mary; “St. Valentine’s Parlor”).
Drink Me! Tea Room
1730 East Warner Road, #5, Tempe
Take your tea traditional or hard at this trendy Tempe spot, which serves small bites and organic drinks along with alcohol-infused Special-Tea Cocktails. Events like Tipsy Tea Parties and Peter Pan-inspired “Literary Tea” draw even more people to this cozy and clean tea room.
English Rose Tea Room
201 East Street, #103, Carefree
Established in 2002, English Rose Team Room was one of the first spots to serve the