AFTERNOON TEA


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

Herons Restaurant

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2019 Restaurant of the Year

"A decade after being named Restaurant of the Year the first time, the elegant contemporary setting in the world-class Umstead Hotel still ranks among a handful of premier fine dining destinations in the Triangle. Factor in polished but unintimidating service, and an outstanding wine list, and it’s clear that Herons is flying higher than ever." Greg Cox
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