Afternoon Tea in San Francisco

Experience the elegance and tradition of Afternoon Tea in San Francisco at the historic Palace Hotel. Enjoy afternoon tea in our Garden Court, one of the most beautiful settings for dining and holiday events in San Francisco. Since the early 1900’s, guests have been enjoying elegant tea service in our Garden Court – where families and friends have enjoyed this magical experience. Immerse yourself in the romance and charm of our turn-of-the century grandeur and heritage.

Fine china and silver service present delicate tea sandwiches, homemade scones, Devonshire cream, lemon curd and rose petal jam. Relax and sip a variety of teas – from classic blends to creative infusions. For special San Francisco events, Sparkling Wine Tea is the perfect way to celebrate. Prince and Princess Tea features whimsical presentations with a crown and candy scepter to make your child feel like royalty.

Whether you are our hosting a bridal shower, a holiday celebration, engagement party or would simply just like to enjoy the tradition of tea at the Palace Hotel, Afternoon Tea is a wonderful San Francisco experience.



Among the many celebrated dining options at the Garden Court, the incomparable Afternoon Tea will make you feel like royalty. Delicate pastries and finger sandwiches are served on tiered silver platters, complemented by a gourmet selection of loose-leaf teas.

Hours of Operation
  • Afternoon Tea Time:
    Sunday – Friday, 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • Signature Tea:
    Saturday, 2:00pm-5:00pm – Reservations preferred

Setting: Contemporary
Consulting Chef: Jesse Llapitan
Smoking Permitted: No
Phone: (415) 546-5089
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Meet The Chef

Jesse Llapitan

Under the auspices of Head Chef Jesse Llapitan, dining at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, is in an award-winning class by itself. Chef Llapitan studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and at the renowned California Culinary Academy. He has received the Distinguished Chef Award from the American Institute of Wine and served as VP of the Professional Chefs Association in San Francisco. He continues to receive worldwide recognition for his passionate approach to fine dining.

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Palace Hotel,
A Luxury Collection Hotel

2 New Montgomery Street,
San Francisco, CA 94105, United States