Long seen as a cultural symbol of leisure and luxury, the tradition of afternoon tea now has appeal to the global palate, becoming a pastime treasured by societies and travelers alike.

One Wilson Associates-designed hotel has earned a top “spot” (pun intended) on Luxury Travel’s recently-published “Top Spots for High Tea Around the World” list.

Fairmont Quasar Istanbul’s Tea Parlor & Patisserie

A true Turkish delight, Demlique serves freshly steeped and brewed teas and coffees from Turkey and beyond, along with savory light bites, delectable cakes and fresh baked goods. Designed by Wilson Associates as a combination of New York sleek and Paris chic, this inviting space at Fairmont Quasar Istanbul Hotel hosts flavors and visitors from around the world.