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Lady Mendl's

56 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2314
+1 212-533-4466
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“egg salad” (6 reviews)
56 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always loved Lady Mendl's tea service and went there often for many years when I lived in NYC. Since moving from NYC I became a vegan and when I was planning a trip to NYC a couple of weeks ago I was delighted to...More

Thank yeoldemanorhouse
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I had this place on my must visit list and finally got there for a birthday celebration. It was everything I hoped for. We went at 2:30 on a Wednesday and the place had a few customers and was quiet and peaceful. Our waiter was...More

Thank Dienro7
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely Victorian brownstone with intimate rooms set for high tea. Service was superb and efficient. Food creatively prepared and simply served. You may want to dress nicely but no fancy nancy necessary. The other half of the brownstone is an Inn. A special place to...More

2  Thank NLG44883
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Great food and high quality teas. Great for special occasions. A must visit if your like everything beautiful!

Thank Lis V
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This place is nestled in a small inn on Irving Place near Union Square. You walk up stairs to an unmarked building, but there is a teacup on the brass number. This place is Victorian in style and a bit whimsical. You walk in to...More

Thank KayM506
Reviewed January 3, 2018

It's an unassuming facade, but inside Lady Mendl's is a delight. A fixed price, five course high tea service which completely hits the spot on a cold day in NYC. The staff was warm and engaging, and the interior design is funky and comfy. The...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed December 30, 2017

If you look at the photos online, you'll be reasonably prepared for this very authentic afternoon tea spot. It is expensive, but afternoon tea in NYC invariably runs so. Of course, I've had a lot of afternoon tea in London that's expensive as well. Sure...More

1  Thank Russell R
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a mother/daughter date there this past weekend and we had a lovely time. The tea was great, there were 5 courses (we could only finish 4!) and the ambiance was so wonderful! Definitely a must when NYC. Only gave it a 4 star because...More

Reviewed December 2, 2017

Ignore the naysaters, we have been coming here since the tea room opened in 1994. you won't find better anywhere in the country, but if you can we would like to know about it. Yes, it's expensive, perhaps outrageous at $59.00 per person. But worth...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed November 26, 2017

I visited Lady Mendl's several years ago and would have given it a 5 star rating at that time. I decided to return with my daughter for a Sunday afternoon tea a few weeks ago and we were both extremely disappointed. The staff is very...More

3  Thank blahsaystoad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2314
    (Between 17th & 18th Streets, on the East side of Irving Place)
  • Public Transportation: Union Square Station. Upon exiting the station, walk to 17th street and make a right. We are one block to the East of Park Avenue South at 17th and Irving Place. Only a small plaque stating "Lady Mendl's" marks the entrance to our brownstone.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-4466
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