Originally Posted by tinkerbell 766
I do not wish to come off as pompous, but isn't this experience afternoon tea not high tea. There is a world of difference. I don't know why it bothers me that the term high tea is being used for this type of meal, but here (in England), high tea is completely different and is more of an early dinner with a meat dish such as stew or shepherds pie. The sandwiches, cake, scone meal is afternoon tea. Is it different in the USA?
Wow, this is vey educational. Thanks! Perhaps in this sense the "high" refers only to the price. Only kidding
) We absolutely plan to go if offered, but it is amusing that the title does not fit the activity. I will now have to read more on this topic