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Afternoon High Tea at Fiore

Fiore, a unique establishment offering the very best in carefully curated food and beverage selections sure to tantalize the most discerning of palettes has added a new distinctive dining experience, Afternoon High Tea, held each Sunday at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., to its calendar of events.

When asked what inspired this addition, Fiore owner Sharon Conklin explained, “We wanted to provide a place where the old-time tradition of high tea still exists. We strive to provide a selection of teas that are paired along with different bites.” 

The team at Fiore have found an invitation to high tea in the elegant, intimate setting the lounge offers has been embraced by a large cross-section of the community. As Sharon observes, “We have had all groups of people in, men and women, young and old and everything in between. We’ve hosted everything from celebrations to simply an afternoon with the family. So far, the response has been wonderful, and folks have been super happy with the food and tea.” The concept has been so well received that the plan is to extend special Afternoon High Tea events for holidays including Christmas, Mother’s Day and others.

Afternoon High Tea at Fiore includes a selection of Tylor teas and Rare Tea Cellars combined with an assortment of fruits, sandwiches and delicious sweets. At Fiore, the menu is always changing, assuring customers of a new, satisfying and engaging experience with each visit.

Make Your Reservations Today!

Cost per person for Afternoon High Tea at Fiore is $55. Reservations can be made online by visiting, clicking the reservations button, choosing your event, the desired date and the number in your party. The staff at Fiore are happy to accommodate any special dietary needs if given advance notice.

Fiore is located at 14825 Ballantyne Village Way Suite 135, Charlotte, NC 28277.

High Tea usually involves a cup of tea, bread, vegetables, cheese and occasionally meat.  Variations can also include pies, potatoes, and crackers.  The phrase 'High Tea' started when it was used to describe the high dining tables and high back dining chairs at the end of a long workday.