These Local Spots Have Kid-Friendly Afternoon Tea Times

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Afternoon tea is a fun way to make any day fancy and special for your kids! My kids love getting all dressed up for special dates with Mom and Dad. What better way to spend a rainy afternoon than sipping a warm cup of tea and having little desserts or sandwiches with your little ones? Kid-friendly tea-time establishments throughout Chicagoland give families a unique way to celebrate birthdays, Mother’s Day, or just a special day date. Many of these charming local venues hold tea times specifically for children with food ambience, and tea flavors catering to kids. Slow down these local tea spots and share quality moments with your little ones!

Afternoon Tea for Kids in Chicagoland

All Chocolate Kitchen
33 South Third Street
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2280
Afternoon tea is served Thursdays through Sundays between 2:00pm – 4:00pm for all ages. Afternoon tea is by reservation only, with the average price of $30–$40 per person.

American Girl Place
Water Tower Place
835 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(877) 247-5223
American Girl Cafe is open and requires reservations for their tea time. Bring your American Girl doll and have fancy tea together. Afternoon tea starts at $40 per person.

Balmoral Restaurant
40W099 IL-64
Campton Hills, IL 60175
(331) 901-5224
Scottish tea service begins at 2pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Calla Lily Tea Room
83 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 892-8100
Calla Lily Tea Room is open Mondays–Saturdays from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Afternoon, High, and Princess Tea requires a reservation 24 hours in advance. Afternoon tea costs $24.95/adult; and princess tea costs $16.95/child age 10 and under.

The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-2200
The Drake Hotel in Chicago is opening for afternoon tea on select dates. Check their website as they are adding new dates throughout the year. Prices average $62 per adult and $29 per child.

Drury Lane
100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 530-0111
Tea is offered every Saturday at 1:00pm at Lucille Restaurant in Drury Lane Theater. Afternoon tea cost is $45 per guest.

High Tea with Gerri
144 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, IL 60047
(847) 948-1724
Tea served daily from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Features a Prince & Princess tea service with hats for girls to wear. Prices start at $50/adult, $30/child.

The Langham Hotel
330 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 923-7710
The Langham has select tea party dates for you to choose from. Afternoon tea is served on Saturday and Sundays from 12:00pm – 4:00pm on select weekends.

LondonHouse Chicago
85 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 357-1200
Their afternoon tea service requires reservations. Average cost per adult is $75 and cost per child is $35.

The Palmer House
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 917-3404
The Palmer House offers afternoon tea at the Lockwood Restaurant with reservations only. Price per guest is $40.

The Peninsula Hotel
108 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 337-2888
Afternoon tea is served in the lobby restaurant between 2:00pm – 6:00pm. Reservations are required.

Pinecone Cottage Tea House
1029 Burlington Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-9130
Afternoon tea and catering menus change monthly, incorporating seasonally available ingredients, many of which are grown in the Original Pinecone Cottage Gardens. Served Wednesdays–Sundays, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Afternoon tea costs $25–$38 per adult and $18 per child.

Russian Tea Time
77 East Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 360-0000
Afternoon tea served Tuesdays–Sundays, from 2:30 – 4:30 pm, prices start at $34.95/guest.

Serenitea Cafe
1046 Pleasant Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 660-9670
Open from 10:30am – 4:30pm, Thursdays–Sundays. $30/guest, or $35/guest for vegan and gluten-free options. They also have afternoon tea to-go and cater tea-parties.

Suzette’s Crêperie
211 West Front Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 462-0898
Step into Suzette’s French Country dining room and enjoy a three-course tea with your child. White table linens, fine china, water goblets, and a Christofle silverware set the mood for tea. $34.50/adult, $15.50/child ages 9 years and under. They also have a Tea-to-Go takeout option.

If you’ve been to tea at any of these spots, please tell us all about your experience in the comments! You can also check out our indoor activities for kids page to get more ideas for making memories together.

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