Tea party in Paris in 1929 (by Jules Grün)

Tea, as a meal, is a light repast taken in the early afternoon — consisting of tea (the drink), sandwiches (cucumber being a favourite), and small cakes — often taken in restaurants and hotels.

In some regions 'tea' refers to an early evening meal.

For a more comprehensive treatment, see the article on Icon-wikipedia-22x22.png Wikipedia.

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