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The Russian Tea Room is a treasured, globally renowned cultural institution where people of all ages and backgrounds have been having unforgettable dining and celebratory experiences for 98 years.

Founded by the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1926, our beloved establishment remains a sanctuary of fine cuisine and elegance and a bastion of delectable, decadent, glamorous fun. Join us for a luxurious, world-class experience of unparalleled quality and exceptional value.

The Russian Tea Room is an enchanting, magical place where people have been creating unforgettable memories for nearly 100 years – the Russian Tea Room Stories celebrate the real-life tales and testimonials of our cherished guests.

The Quintessential New York Experience of Elegant, Decadent, Glamorous Fun, Afternoon Tea originated in 19th Century Britain, and became a rich tradition of high society in Russia and Europe. Ideal for pre-theatre, a special treat with friends, a present for loved ones or a birthday occasion, Afternoon Tea at the Russian Tea Room is a magical, transporting experience. Classic, Vegetarian, Gluten-free and Children’s Menus available.

Afternoon Tea is offered daily from 11:30 am - 4:30pm


 The Russian Tea Room is one of the world's most celebrated and beloved restaurants – an icon of celebrity, fine cuisine and style, as well as elegant, decadent, glamorous fun, making it the quintessential New York event venue for corporate events, private parties, wedding receptions & ceremonies, rehearsal dinners and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs.