Russian Tea Room in New York
The Russian Tea Room in New York is a worthwhile addition to your trip. Escape the bustle of the modern Big Apple and be transported back to the 1920’s. When liquor was illegal so tea was served instead. There was class, fine dining and New York was roaring.
History and Theatre
The Russian Tea Room is the place to be in terms of location, history and art. Proudly displaying a number of artworks by Picasso and Matisse. In addition, it was Madonna’s first New York workplace. Located in Midtown, the Russian Tea Room is right next to Carnegie Hall and close to Lincoln Center. A lot of the interior dates back to the original 1927 building, though extensive renovations have kept it looking it’s best. You really get an impression of what it would have been like during Prohibition (although now they do sell Alcohol). Celebrating its 90th birthday in 2018, it’s a magnet for poets, businessmen, actors and politicians alike and is also a perfect place for a romantic dinner.
Fine Dining at the Russian Tea Room
Dinner at the Russian Tea Room in New York is a night out in itself. Not to mention if you have tickets for ballet or opera at the nearby Lincoln Center. Then the staff will be more that happy to seat you for a ‘Pre-theatre’ arrangement. Both lunch and dinner include a three-course menu, plus tea and coffee. Be sure to try out the traditional 1920’s tea drinking ritual! By booking lunch or dinner at the Russian Tea Room in advance here, you can save a lot on the standard prices. Drinks are excluded; expect the typical New York price of $12 for a glass of wine.
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