Signature Tea in San Francisco
Experience the elegance and tradition of Signature Tea in San Francisco at the historic Palace Hotel. Enjoy signature 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, Signature Tea is a wonderful San Francisco experience.
*Signature Tea Available on Saturday ONLY
Menu prices are subject to change
Among the many celebrated dining options at the Garden Court, the incomparable Signature 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.
Signature Tea Service | 68
Palace Bakery Scones, Assorted Pastries, and Fresh Tea Sandwiches to include:
Curry Chicken Banh Mi
Green papaya salad, thai basil, mini croissant
Goat cheese cream, violas, sourdough
Horseradish mousse, sturgeon caviar, dark pumpernickel
Hot House Cucumber
Spinach mousse, radish, sprouts
upland cress, lemon aïoli
The Garden Court Signature Tea | 68
The Garden Court Signature Tea Service
Prince and Princess Tea | 45 (Children 5-12)
Children’s Tea Sandwiches and Pastries, Jeweled Crown and Candy Scepter
Sparkling Wine Tea | 76
The Garden Court Signature Tea service accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine
Veuve Clicquot Tea | 86
The Garden Court Signature Tea service accompanied by a glass of Veuve Clicquot
Tea for Two | 170
The Garden Court Signature Tea service for two with a 187ml bottle of Moët & Chandon Brut for savories and a 187ml bottle of Moët & Chandon Rosé for sweets
Caviar Tea for Two | 325
The Garden Court Signature Tea service for two with Black Pearl Farm Raised White Sturgeon Caviar and two glasses of Veuve Clicquot
Our Tea Selection
Blended by Tealeaves
Black Tea | High Caffeine
The Legacy Blend
Aromatic blend of medium-bodied ceylon black tea delicately scented with rose, golden bergamot and a hint of creamy vanilla. Blended exclusively for the Palace Hotel. This signature blend is available for purchase. $32 for a 3.52 ounce tin.
A full-bodied cup of tea with deep, copper liquor noted for its lively character and distinctly malty flavour.
Imperial English Breakfast
Bright China Keemun notes blended with a hint of Ceylon.
Flowery Earl Grey
Uplifting, aromatic first-press Italian oil of bergamot creates the distinctive aroma of this traditional estate black tea.
Masala Black Tea Chai
Complex blend of top-quality, freshly hand-ground spices: cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, pepper, and cloves – and Indian black tea.
Decaf Earl Grey
Round in the cup with a delicate citrus bergamot aroma. ACO2 decaffeination process is used to maintain the integrity of this perfumed tea.
Decaf English Breakfast
Perfect for those who want a traditional breakfast tea without the caffeine.
Green Tea | Low Caffeine
Health & Well Being
Our Master Blender uses 1st flush Young Hyson teas, high in vitamins and natural antioxidants, with a light and refreshing palate.
Organic Wild Strawberry
A refreshing Chinese rolled and twisted green tea balanced with the sweetness of wild strawberries.
White Tea | Low Caffeine
Organic Emperor’s Jasmine
With its pale celadon liquor and conspicuous palate, this tea is ideal for the discerning jasmine connoisseur.
Oolong Tea | Medium Caffeine
IMPERIAL OOLONG Sweet, semi-fermented oolong with a hint of citrus and an earthy, smooth finish.
Herbal Tea | No Caffeine
Organic Chamomile Flowers
Tranquil and calming herbal infusion of sweet and fragrant golden chamomile blossoms.
Organic Vanilla Roobios
Madagascar vanilla bean natural essential oil sweetens this organic Rooibos, ideal with a spot of milk.
Nobo Whole Fruit
A superfood sensation, our fabulous house blend of wild strawberries, aromatic blackberries, and raspberries is rich and bright. Refined with a melange of red and black currants.