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Tea Room around the LA area?

Hi everyone,

I'm trying to find a nice place, a Tea Room possibly, for the ladies to enjoy a nice afternoon tea. It's for my friend's wedding party basically, so kinda like a bridal shower. She'll have at least 25 people, and she's trying to keep it at a reasonable price.

We saw review about the Scarlet Tea Room, but then it's way too pricy, around $32 per person.

http://www.scarlettearoom.com/
Scarlet Tea Room
18 W. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91105

Her friend already held a tea party at Chado Tea Room in the past, and that was the 2nd best location we have found so far.

http://www.chadotea.com/tearooms.asp
Chado Tea Room
8422 1/2 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Is there any other places that anyone would recommend? We will greatly appreciate all of your input.

Thx in advance ^_^v

Cheers,
Kel.

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  1. You might give Tudor House in Santa Monica a call. In addition to the main room, they have a private room that would probably hold that number of people. The spread is not as good as the King's Head (also in Santa Monica), but I'm not sure what the capacity of the King's Head tea room is. Both places have hosted many, many bridal shower teas.

    1. i'm not sure of the cost (i assume high) - but the penninsula hotel is supposed to have an amazing tea.

      my favorite place for tea is the huntington library & gardens. i haven't been for about a year but it's $12 pp and all you can eat!! yummy! entrance to the library is probably about hte same price - so your total would be $24. the grounds are absolutely amazing and the tea room is in the rose garden. it's beautiful. i highly recommend it.

      oh - and it's free admission on the first thursday of each month. . .but you have to get reservations far in advance for that. maybe b/c you have so many people - you can strike some sort of deal. . .

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      1. re: dtud

        The room is very pretty at the Pennisula, but I was impressed by neither the tea nor the food. And it's definitely not inexpensive.

      2. The Ritz-Carlton in Pasadena has a fantastic tea. I highly recommend it. (I have also heard, like a poster before me, that the Penninsula in Beverly Hills has a good tea, but I have not personally tried it).

        1. Another website to try is www.teamap.com. I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for there.

          1. Pacific Dining Car has a lovely afternoon tea. I think it's about 20 dollars.