Afternoon Tea is served in the Lounge, situated amongst the art adorned walls, enhanced by the hotel's Dale Chihuly glass sculpture. Afternoon Tea is a welcoming and elegant way to spend an afternoon socializing.

Afternoon Tea is served Wednesday - Sunday from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Live harpist accompaniment adds to the soothing environment. 

Advance reservations are required.  Kindly speak with our Reservations team at 919-447-4050 to reserve your table. To provide quality of service, please inform our Reservations Team of any allergies or dietary restrictions at time of booking. Any changes requested the day of are subject to availability. Same day reservations are not available.

The Lounge can accommodate parties of up to 8 guests. For parties of 9 or more, please contact our Catering Department at 919-447-4120 to make alternative arrangements in our event space.

Afternoon Tea Menu

In celebration of Mother's Day, Afternoon Tea will be offered daily beginning Wednesday, May 1st through Saturday, May 11th.

Herons Restaurant

Herons Restaurant

New Spring Menus

New spring menus are coming soon! Created by James Beard Semifinalist and celebrated chef, Steven Devereaux Greene, these new menus draw heavily on produce harvested from our nearby dedicated farm. Enjoy the fresh new flavors of the season April 4th.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa