Where: Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia Style: Elegant holiday Tea Selection: 6 loose leaf teas Teatimes: Saturday to Sunday, 1 to 3:30; Additional Holiday Dates, November to December Reservations: 24-hour notice (note holiday teas sell out well in advance) Contact: 404-563-7799 Cost: $82 Tea with Santa; $65 Caroline Astor Afternoon Tea; $40 Children’s Tea Destination Tea Tips: Bring cash to tip the valet and remember to get your ticket validated. You’ll walk up the left winding staircase to check in for afternoon tea. Allow plenty of time to relish every part of this holiday tea: beautiful decorations for holiday photos, a visit from Santa, Victorian carolers and a life-size gingerbread house gift shop.
Destination Tea Notes: The staff at The St. Regis Atlanta gets it: every aspect of a luxury holiday tea should feel like a dream. While upscale hotel teas are Atlanta’s most expensive afternoon tea option, The St. Regis Atlanta sets itself apart by producing a delicious start-to-finish menu in a beautifully decorated, refined setting, with special touches everywhere you turn. If you missed visiting this holiday season, you’ll be happy to know that in addition to this holiday tradition, the hotel changes its tea selection and afternoon tea menus seasonally throughout the year.