Holiday Afternoon Tea
A Tradition Steeped in History at The Drake Hotel
Sip your favorite tea while experiencing a Real Chicago tradition at The Drake Hotel. The Holiday Afternoon Tea reservations are available in both Palm Court and on selected dates in Club International. A live harpist and holiday carolers will be stationed to perform on select dates through Christmas.
A seating in Palm Court for holiday tea provides views of the Fountain adorned with holiday flora, located adjacent to the lobby. Adjacent to Palm Court, Club International's décor evokes Real Chicago holiday tradition with a backdrop of rich color and copper hues, to ignite the spirit of the season overlooking the hustle & bustle of Michigan Avenue.
Holiday Tea service in both Palm Court and in Club International will offer tiered selections including Roasted Turkey with fig whipped brie and smoked pumpernickel and bourbon smoked salmon with cream cheese and apple agro dolce. Decadent treats of cranberry orange scones and chocolate egg nog bread pudding. Delicious sweets include beautifully adorned entremets cakes, apple parfait and assorted macarons in holiday flavors. Select from traditional and holiday blend French teas to steep and sip while embracing the spirit of the season.
Dates & Hours
Holiday Tea Service starts on November 2 to November 17, 2023 on Thursdays through Sundays (12:00pm-4:30pm). Beginning November 18, 2023, tea service will be seven days per week through January 7, 2024 (11:00am – 5:00pm).
Carolers performing on
November 18, 19, 24, 25, and 26
December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10
12 Days of Christmas from December 13-25
Adults $77 (non-caroler dates*) | Adults $81 (caroler dates*) | Children (ages 3-12) $35 (all dates)
All prices are exclusive of tax and gratuities.