Tea & Sympathy

Tea Room, English
$ $ $
108 Greenwich Ave (btwn 12th & 13th St)
New York, NY 10011
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:00pm



  • Get their finger sandwiches and scones! Amazing decor.
  • Extremely rude, stuck up and brusk staff. This will be a one time only visit. Not worth the 'tude.
  • Robert Irvine recommends the Victoria Sandwich Cake for a true British treat at Tea & Sympathy in New York, NY, on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate.Find more tips at Food Network Local.
  • Tea & Sympathy is a great little caf in nearby Greenwich Village specializing in traditional British favorites such as bangers & mash and afternoon tea.
  • Danica Solomon adores this one-of-a-kind teahouse. They create their own unique blends of tried and true favorites like English Breakfast, Earl Grey, and Rosie Lee teas.
  • Can be pricey, but the tea and 2 scones with clotted cream is the way to go!
  • $12.50 for a pot of tea with scones! :)
  • A little slice of Britain in NYC. Kitschy decor. Proper English cooking and of course proper tea. Don't forget to visit their shop next door.
  • Best place in New York for tea & crumpets, bangers & mash, finger sandwiches, and scrumptious puddings.
  • Try the Apple Crumble In Vanilla Custard
  • go here for the accents. get tea - any kind, it's all legit
  • My favorite breakfast in the city (available on weekends only). Scones & clotted cream... YUM.
  • End it with the BEST rhubarb custard!
  • Tea, scones, cakes - everything was delicious and presented beautifully. That said - the place is super small & cramped when crowded (often.) Not for groups. Felt a bit rushed too.
  • Rhubarb crumble ...yum!
  • If your table is a mix of vegetarians & carnivores, you can each chose 2 sandwich types from the menu's *asterisked sandwiches, so it works well for different diets.
  • Cozy British tea shop good for a reasonably priced high tea.
  • Love their sticky toffee pudding!! mmm :)))
  • Fantastic scones!
  • For those afternoons when you want to live like they do on the other side of the pond, come here for some tasty tea and a scone with clotted cream.

Nearby places

btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave)
112 Greenwich Ave (btwn Jane St. & W 12th St.)