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Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar - Fairmont San Francisco

1034 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Great for Brunch
Laurel Court showcases seasonal menus that are authentically local, traditional and innovative.
Our Executive Chef has partnered with local farmers for the freshest, seasonal organic produce and free range poultry and eggs, with the finest of ranchers for natural and dry-aged beef, and with Monterey’s Seafood Watch in purchasing from sustainable sources.

Due to our restaurants’ overwhelming popularity during the holiday season, dining reservations will be required from November 24, 2016 – January 1, 2017. Book your restaurant reservations early to secure your preferred timeframe.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Breakfast A la Carte and Buffet: 6:30-11am
Lunch: 11am-3pm
Evening: 3pm-10pm
Bar Bites: 3pm-Close

Breakfast a la carte: 7am-11am
Buffet: 7am-1pm
Lunch: 11am-3pm
Afternoon Tea: 1:30-3:30pm
Evening: 3pm-10pm
Bar Bites: 3pm-Close
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Phone number
(415) 772-5260
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Andrew Court
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Cross street
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Parking details
We offer parking in the Fairmont Hotel Garage at the rate of $5.00 for 20 minutes. We also validate for patrons of The Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar for a maximum of 2 hours.
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Public transit
MUNI bus #1 stops on Sacramento and Mason Streets when heading West, or on Clay and Mason Streets when heading East.
Cable cars meet atop Nob Hill. The California Line stops on California and Mason; The Powell Line stops on California and Powell.
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On Wednesday through Friday Evenings from 5:30pm to 9:30pm & Saturdays from 6:00pm to 11:00pm, enjoy live piano.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1034 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.6  based on recent ratings
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58% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The setting feels like an upscale Holiday Inn restaurant. The food was hot and miss, scallops and the chicken wings are winners, but the cauliflower soup and steak both needed salt.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We had a wonderful tea time. Beautiful setting! Staff was friendly and attentive.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We are a group of five and we enjoyed the afternoon tea. It is a set of the dessert including a decent tea. The food quality is great.
The service is fine.

We think it is a good value. We will come back again.

OpenTable Diner (Sydney / NSW)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

stumbled upon the Laurel looking for LATE NIGHT BITE TO EAT. FOUND THE RESTAURANT TO BE OPEN WILLING TO SEAT A TABLE OF 5 (WITH KIDS) AND VERY ACCOMMODATING TO BOTH OUR NEEDS AND REQUESTS. Had a fabulous late night supper and decided to return for breakfast where we were equally impressed with the breakfast buffet selection and ambience. We will happily return next visit to San Francisco!

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Very slow service but good food!

vipblaineb (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Quiet, good drinks. Good wine list. Nice starters, but they can add up quickly.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

The service was terrible. It took 20 minutes between sitting down and them taking our order (it wasn't crowded). Once tea was ordered we had to flag them down to order champagne (that came right away). We had each been through 3 pots of tea (at least an hour) before they brought the food. The sandwich bread was stale. And while the room is beautiful, it just didn't make up for the lackluster service and food. I won't be choosing the Laurel Court for my next special event.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

regretably I had higher expectations, ie, tablecloths on tables, fancier dineware, cozys on tea pots, and prettier furniture, the tables were like barn little tables, the savories were a bit dry, and we were not served the bean and the other salad advertized, i noticed when we got home,, and also just did not measure up,,, sorry, as the HOTE is still beauatiful and elegant,, the people in the TEA Room very nice, however, I imagine, been so large, they had to omit the pretty,,, oh well, will try to find a place, where HI TEA is served as ENglish like,,, chintz tablecloths, nice tea pots, and table ware, etc, soo, overall, it was just like having tea anywhere by the road, except the elegance of the building saves the day,,

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Beautiful place, great service, but food could be improved.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

We had afternoon tea there. Most everything was delightful, classy, and pleasant. You don't go for the food, but rather the experience. My only beef about the place was that it was unclear that the price would be $120/person fixed price - before taxes and tip. The website made it look like they had two tea options - the regular tea for $55/person and the holiday tea. It was unclear that the only option on Jan 1 was the holiday tea. The menu did not state the price anywhere. I don't think the price is worth it during that time. I can eat at Chez Panisse for less and much better. I would go back during the regular afternoon tea pricing though.