Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace
For decades, afternoon tea has been a tradition at The Brown Palace. Set amid the historic grandeur of the atrium lobby with its serenade of the melodic piano, guests revel in the splendor as they escape from the city's bustle. Enjoy such signature items as a pot of properly brewed English tea accompanied by scones served with Devonshire cream and preserves, savory tea sandwiches and a delightful array of classic tea pastries.
Sip on classic and tea-themed cocktails, a glass of wine or a refreshing pint in our lobby while digging into charcuterie and other inventive dishes at Atrium Cocktails on Friday & Saturday evenings from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Live music by The John Kite Jazz Quartet will complete an unforg
This is my second time to come for high tea for my birthday and I would recommend it to anyone for a special occasion. Well worth it. It measured up to any tea in my home country of England!
Amazing afternoon tea! The Palace Grey was one of the best teas I’ve had. All of the food was delicious (especially the desserts!). We left full and happy! The atmosphere was everything. Such a beautiful place full of history. We hope to visit again!
Awesome time, great dining experience and atmosphere.
Food was great, amazing atmosphere, really fun time with the family!
Tea at the Brown Palace was one of the highlights of our trip
I work in an emergency room and decided to treat myself on my days off (I had to cancel my vacation earlier this year). I absolutely loved my experience and hope to go back... perhaps with a friend or two. Everything tasted great, the service was wonderful and the piano player enhanced the experience.
Price is too high, but we enjoyed the experience. Sandwiches were somewhat dried out.
Awesome! The staff is amazing, very personable.
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING !!!! It was a early birthday surprise for my Wife, she loved every minute of it!!!! It's a definite must if you are in Denver.
What a beautiful treat! We went to the brown for my birthday, and it was a great experience. Everything was very spread out and they were incredibly safe as cars as masks and social distancing goes. The tea itself was outstanding as well as the cakes and tea sandwiches. There was a love pianist and he was very good, it set the mood beautifully in the hotel atrium.
Birthday and traveling to area
loved it! server was amazing and answered any questions we had! food was great!
Such a great experience! We went for afternoon tea to celebrate my friend's upcoming wedding (just us two and her daughter). Her daughter was just beside herself, exclaiming that everything was 'so fancy'. The service was wonderful, everyone was so friendly, and the tea/treats were all delicious. Tea at the Brown Palace never disappoints!
Afternoon tea at the Brown Palace is an amazing experience. The tea and food are excellent. The service and ambiance wonderful. It was a lovely way to spend some mother daughter time.
The ambience, beauty and service for tea at The Brown Palace is excellent. I have been to tea many times over the years. However, this time, the food was only ok. The scones were average, nothing special; in fact, a bit dry. Some of the tea sandwiches were good, but the cucumber and cream cheese was very wet and tasteless. Some of the desserts were again, good, but some rather ordinary.
Disappointed. Rather expensive for the food that was provided.
The service and tea were fine, but the food was not worth the money. I believe such experiences at that price point should go above and beyond the quality you can receive at half the price. This high tea is over priced.
Birthday. Very elegant and memorable experience.
I brought my husband to his first afternoon tea experience near the end of our vacation time in Denver. For a guy who usually isn’t in to that type of stuff, he loved it! This was one of the best afternoon teas I’ve experienced, from the food to the music. The Brown Palace was recommended by my mother, and I’m so glad she did! We’ll definitely be back when we return to Denver in the future.
The afternoon tea was lovely. It was pleasant and relaxing and there was no rushing!
With covid, I felt they could’ve not allowed so many reservations at one time. I felt the spacing from other guests was still too close.
The scones, tea, service, and music were great. We had a lovely time.
The desserts were terrible, two were inedible. I expected way more for the price and the location to have much higher quality. We had some kind of chocolate and a Russian tea cake that all for of us found awful. The cheesecake cookie was ok. I’m not a baker and I could have done better.
A delightful afternoon that should be experienced at least once!
Was great value and service, definitely recommend!
Always nice to have the option for a proper afternoon tea and the Brown Palace has the ambiance to make it memorable. I was a bit disappointed in the food quality and staff attentiveness. With so few options for afternoon tea, the Brown Palace will continue to be a preferred option in Denver.
Went for a birthday, I think we’re starting a new tradition. The experience was great!
Better than tea at Empress Hotel in Victoria BC!
My daughter and I celebrate her birthday at the Brown every year, starting with afternoon tea. We see a lot of the same wait staff every year; some are there for a decade or more.
We look forward to it all year long. This has been our 21st year. We started when she was 4. At age 25, she still wants this to be our tradition. I agree!
We love the scones and the egg salad sandwiches the most. At age 21, we were able to progress to champagne along with the tea.
We also greatly enjoyed the pianist who just randomly chose a lot of our favorites. My daughter is too full from tea treats to eat her cupcake with the candle, but we keep it in the fridge in our room upstairs for her to take home the next day.
Now I have to wait another year but it will be fun anticipating it!
A lovely, relaxing way to take a break in your day. Fantastic food and impeccable service! The piano player really added to the overall ambience (and such a friendly guy!) Overall amazing experience!
Hiwat was our beautiful server and she made us have the most amazing experience.
Also the sweet man at the front check took all the pictures we needed.
We celebrated our friend, Sarah, getting married and it was a magical Lunch.
very good service and delightful ambience. for TEA
We had such a great time at high tea today! The champagne, tea and all the food was delicious! The bonus was the piano player who played a couple of our favorite songs and he was so sweet!
Great place to celebrate my Mom’s 80th birthday!
Such a fun experience!
We have enjoyed the Brown Palace Tea several times and it is always wonderful. This time they set the room up to socially distance and the servers wore masks. The room is an atrium so super high ceiling. We felt totally safe and pampered. So fun to be able to enjoy this special time for my birthday.
The food was very tasty, elegantly presented. We loved the ambiance provided by the piano player and the lobby of the Brown Palace.
Lovely afternoon tea, plus champagne, of course! Delightful atmosphere and service. Really enjoyed the live piano music. Food was fine -- typical tea offerings -- but sandwiches could have been a bit more posh. Loved the chocolate truffles!
My daughters, granddaughters, sister and I had a wonderful time. Service was very good. A little to quiet.
We decided to show up for afternoon tea to celebrate a friend! We had a good time. The service was great! The tea was delicious. The pianist was amazing!
We promised my daughter that if she had good grades my wife and I would dress up in Victorian era clothing and have afternoon tea at the Brown Palace. COVID put this promise on hold for a bit but as we gear up for another round of online learning, we decided it was a good time to have a fun afternoon. The tea was good, the pastries were good, the sandwiches looked appropriately tiny for afternoon tea, the service was excellent and the guy playing background music on the piano was absolutely fantastic. We had a good time, took lots of photos and had an afternoon we won't soon forget. As "value for money" goes if you price out the food and tea, it's a terrible deal but for the whole experience and the fact that our daughter is only 16 once and the time window on how long she wants to dress up and have tea with her parents is closing... it was amazing and we will treasure our afternoon spent having tea.
Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace is rated 4.8 stars by 2695 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.