Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Afternoon Tea at The Palm Court, Plaza NYC

From the moment the doors opened in 1907, The Plaza became an international icon of splendor and luxury. With a heritage rich in history and history- making events, the legendary quality of The Plaza is unmatched. Over the past 100 years, The Plaza has hosted a variety of celebrated personalities, including the mischievous Eloise, George M. Cohan, Truman Capote, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and The Beatles. Long a part of Plaza tradition, the romantic and timeless Palm Court has served as a setting for scenes in many popular novels and films, most notably, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

Carved from with in the great castle-like landmark, it’s The Plaza’s magnificent public spaces that set it apart as the quintessential grand palace of urban democracy. The authentic Palm Court has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur following a $6.5 million dollar renovation. Known as the heart and soul of The Plaza, this vast, airy landmark space remains bordered by mirrored doors, fleur-de-peche marble columns and is crowned with a domed yellow- and-green skylight. The spectacular re-creation of the Palm Court’s luminous 1,800 square foot stained-glass lay light, like The Plaza itself, continues to contribute to the life, vitality and culture of New York City.

Today, New York’s most fashionable address defines the next generation of style. The Plaza, the ultimate luxury lifestyle destination, is a cultural oasis amid a bustling metropolis. The Plaza continues the tradition of defining luxury through unmatched five star service, with a contemporary spirit. Afternoon Tea, a famous tradition at The Plaza, blends an innovative menu with a formal tea service to provide guests a balance of service and flavorful cuisine.


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