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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.

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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.

Hours of Operation
Signature Tea:
Available Saturdays from 2pm to 4pm (last seating)
$68 adults / 45 Children (5-12)
Phone: (415) 546-5089 Email:
Setting: Contemporary Smoking Permitted: No
Signature Tea

The Garden Court Signature Tea Service

Palace Bakery Scones, Assorted Pastries, and Fresh Tea Sandwiches to include:

Curry Chicken Banh Mi

green papaya salad, thai basil, mini croissant

Poached Asparagus

Goat cheese cream, violas, sourdough

Smoked Salmon

horseradish mousse, sturgeon caviar, dark pumpernicke

Hot House Cucumber

Spinach mousse, radish, sprouts

Egg Salad

Upland cress, lemon aïoli

The Garden Court Signature Tea

The Garden Court Signature Tea Service

Prince and Princess Tea | Children (5-12)

Children’s Tea Sandwiches and Pastries, Jeweled Crown and Candy Scepter

Sparkling Wine Tea

The Garden Court Signature Tea service accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine

Veuve Clicquot Tea

The Garden Court Signature Tea service accompanied by a glass of Veuve Clicquot

Tea for Two

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

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.

Golden Aassam

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 Ooolong

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.

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