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. 

Note: Afternoon Tea will be available daily the month of December with the exception of December 24th, 25th, and 31st.  Reservations are available beginning November 1st.

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

Herons Restaurant

Herons Restaurant

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New fall menus are arriving in Herons Tuesday, October 2nd. Savor the season with produce from our own One Oak Farm in this artistic and ingredient driven menu created by Executive Chef Steven Greene and his counterpart, Pastry Chef Jonathan Fisher.
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