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The best afternoon tea in Washington, DC

For a taste of the finer things, The Willard InterContinental proudly hosts afternoon tea in Peacock Alley. This enchanting restaurant features live harp music, an array of organic teas, finger sandwiches and fresh decadent pastries in an elegant setting. One of the city’s more unique traditions for over a century, afternoon tea at The Willard is a not-to-be-missed experience.

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Please call the Willard in October when Tea Season starts anew.

The price for afternoon tea is $49 per person, or $65 for tea with champagne. Please click here to see our tea menu.

Holiday Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley

The Willard’s Holiday Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley accompanied by live harp, is a DC-at-the-holidays tradition. Tantalizing Holiday Tea savories and sweets include; Egg salad, Smoked salmon, Goat cheese on brioche, Ham and brie sandwich minis, Nutmeg and Vanilla-cranberry scones, Candy cane puff, Mini chestnut rum Yule log, Gingerbread man, Pumpkin tart and spiced crème brûlée, with tradition condiments including Cranberry preserves, Lemon curd, Devonshire cream and Blackcurrant jam. Holiday Afternoon Tea is offered daily, beginning December 1 (except December 25, 26 and 31) from 1​2:​30 p.m. to 4:​30 p.m. Dates and times are subject to change. Price is $​51, or $​65 with a glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the Willard Holiday Hotline at (202) 637-7350. Complimentary valet parking is provided for Holiday Afternoon Tea guests. Beverages are included only where indicated, tax and gratuity are excluded.

Special Events for Groups

We offer you the opportunity to entertain a group of 12 or more by hosting your own Afternoon Tea. Contact our Catering Department at 202-637-7325 for more information.