Holiday Hotel Teas in San Francisco:
Book Yours ASAP
It's time to indulge in hotel holiday teas which is such a tradition for so many families. The time to reserve is now as so many people are anxious to celebrate life together.
The St. Regis Hotel: There’s a new tea salon in town, and she’s a beauty. Over at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, the refurbished tea room by interior designers at Blacksheep of London, is sure to wow even the most traveled of tearoom aficionados. This is the perfect opportunity, and the holidays are a great excuse to saunter over to the hotel at 125 3rd Street, near the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Consider the $89 Art of Tea for the Holidays experience. Book a slot between now and December 30 for one of the daily seatings from 2-4 p.m. from Thursday to Sunday. Nibble on scones, delicate tea sandwiches, and sweet treats displayed on an elegant tower. If you are in a celebratory mood, toast another adult with a half-bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial for $220. Reservations can be made on Open Table. When you want to talk to a human, the hotel can be reached at 415.284.4000. Details needed? Here you go: www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/sfoxr-the-st-regis-san-francisco/dining/ .
The Fairmont: Mark your calendars and reserve now for the annual festive tea experience you can have at one of San Francisco’s most popular hotels. Replete with trees and lights and a sweet, edible gingerbread house, the hotel lobby is a photographer’s dream come true. And inside, inside Laurel Court is where you can indulge in the memorable Holiday Tea. The menu features tea sandwiches, scones, tarts, and more. Adults: $195 per person; kids $89 12 and under. Go to www.fairmont-san-francisco.com.
InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco: Dubbed the Magical Teas, kids and kids at heart can take part in seasonal fun at one of the InterContinental® Mark Hopkins’ Magical Teas at the Top of the Mark. Delicacies to be served include tea sandwiches such as cucumber and salmon roe, freshly baked homemade scones with Devonshire cream, a dessert bar with everything from Oreo cookie gingerbread men to assorted mini-cupcakes, to the family-friendly array of dishes from the chef’s table, including Mac and Cheese, a Make-Your-Own sliders station, Load-Them-Up French Fry station, and much more. Activities include Cookie Decorating with the Pastry Chef, balloon art with Raul. The Master Balloonatic, and Face Painting with Fire Pixie. Magical Teas are Saturdays and Sundays in December up until Christmas Day: December 3 and 4, 10 and 11, and 17 and 18, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. $99 per guest (ages 4 and up) with a $5 discount with donation of a new unwrapped toy. Please visit www.sfmarkhopkins.com/holidays-at-the-mark for more information.
The Ritz-Carlton: Let's celebrate at the Ritz! The beloved Teddy Bear Tea is available November 26-27, December 3-4, 10-11, 17-23, 2022 with bookings available at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and is priced at $172 per guest, inclusive of tax and gratuity (guests under the age of 2 years are complimentary, but will not be offered a teddy bear). Due to the high popularity of the series, reservations are highly recommended. Location: 600 Stockton St. All are encouraged to bring a toy or stuffed animal to donate to a child in need. Visit the Events page on www.ritzcarlton.com/sanfrancisco. Call 800.542.8680.
The Palace Hotel: From Dec. 7 to Dec. 24, you must book now to secure your slot at the Santa Tea held in the palatial Garden Court at the downtown Palace Hotel. It’s true. The Palace has been home to unforgettable holiday celebrations for over a century. This year, the team continues treasured traditions. Whether taking in a beautiful custom from the past or attending a new festive occasion, sharing the holiday spirit at the Palace is always magical. The Santa Tea runs $130 per person. You can also join the hotel for Holiday Signature Tea Service which includes Palace bakery scones, assorted pastries, and fresh holiday inspired tea sandwiches. Adults: $100, Children (12 years of age and under) $70. See www.sfpalace.com/garden-court.