HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Wed, 2/21
11:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.

Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace

1860 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Afternoon Tea
Top Tags:
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Seasonal
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Afternoon Tea, Lounge
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Tea Daily: 12:00pm - 4:00pm February through November
Cocktails Daily: 4:30pm - 7:30pm February through November

HOLIDAY TEA DAILY: 11:00am - 4:30pm
November 15, 2017 through January 21, 2018

Holiday Cocktails Daily: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
November 15, 2017 through January 21, 2018
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(303) 297-3111
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private party facilities
Any of the Brown Palace Hotel's catering rooms may be reserved based on availability.
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Sandy House, Lobby Tea Manager: (303) 312-5952
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Off site catering is available from the Afternoon Tea or the Brown Palace Hotel catering menus.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Between Broadway & Tremont Place
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
The Brown Palace Hotel has valet parking as you arrive at the entrance of the hotel.
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
Bus: Civic Center; Light Rail: 18th & California
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Pianist in the Atrium (adjacent the restaurant): Daily: 12:00pm - 7:30pm.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1860 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
vipErin (Denver)
5.0  Dined a day ago

I took my mother here for Valentine's Day when she visited from out of town. The ambiance and history are like no other! Lovely selection of tea, pastries, and delicate sandwiches.

vipChiz (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Fun adventure with family. Definitely an amazing experience

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

The space was amazing the food was good the tea was great! The waitress was upset when we asked for a few more sandwiches but when I had been here before I was told that they are unlimited. So for $40 not really sure if it was worth three finger sandwiches and some scones. But the time spent with friends was nice.

5.0  Dined 2 days ago

For more years than I like to admit, at least 4 generations of my family have enjoyed afternoon tea at The Brown Palace❣️The servers are articulate, professional, friendly and accommodating. The grand piano player was magnificent❣️ Our relaxing, lingering tea time was enjoyed immensely❣️Thank you❣️ Please do not ever change anything about this very special experi nce👍🤗❤️‼️

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined 3 days ago

Poor service. Didn't ask about dietary restrictions, offer options or check on us. Overpriced for lower quality food; dry, stale scones, milk had particles in it and was warm, overall flavor pairings were not 5 star but mediocre. Advertised as having high standards but was subpar in terms of food quality and service. Would have been justified if lower price but the overall experience was somewhat tacky with a pretense of elegance.

OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Tea was a disappointment. We were seated right next to the piano and it was impossible to talk. It was actually a relief every time the pianist took a break between songs. All three of us were relieved when the experience was over and we left. No one should be seated RIGHT NEXT to the piano.

The food was ok, but nothing special. The scones were good. The cucumber and egg salad sandwiches were soggy. The sweets were extremely sweet and akin to what you might get out of a candy box.

I left a message for the food and beverage manager to give feedback and have not even received the courtesy of a call back.

I am from New Mexico where we have excellent Teas at St. James Tearoom an St. Francis Hotel.

vipOpenTable Diner (Kansas City)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Pretty pricey for what you get, service was good, band was good, loved they had a cigar lounge so close
By, we had a good time probably a one time deal.

5.0  Dined 4 days ago

The service and food was very good, the atmosphere was so nice. A great place for girls get together. I would also go there for happy hour.

5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Put on the reservation that it was for a 30th birthday but no one acknowledged it even though several other tables got a song from the piano and a treat. Otherwise very good.

vipGinny (Denver)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

We had an unfortunate experience. We were served moldy food. After bringing it to their attention we were told they had issues with rotating food. They didn’t offer ANY form of compensation. It was unfortunate, because I am an afternoon tea aficionado, and this was my first visit. I have two more reservations for the Brown Palace booked, so I’m hopeful for a better experience next time. I won’t write off any place for one bad experience.