Top of The Mark’s Holiday Tea Time Returns – San Francisco

TopOfTheMark - Holiday Tea -San Francisco

Enjoy “Holiday Tea” for the adults, or “Magical Tea” for the kids in celebration of the season at Top of the Mark's world-renowned 19th floor sky lounge located on top of Nob Hill. 

The holidays at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins are celebrated with decorations, gingerbread houses, carolers, and the return of holiday tea at the Top of the Mark lounge. For the entire month of December, the iconic Top of the Mark offers a traditional “Holiday Tea” and a special “Magical Tea” for kids featuring delicious sweet and savory bites by Executive Chef Christophe Depuichaffray and Pastry Chef Phoung Vuong in addition to a selection of specialty teas.

Holiday Tea – now available 

Price: $40.00 per person; $50.00 per person with unlimited Champagne 

An annual tradition at Top of the Mark, Holiday Tea is offered Mondays through Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning Monday, December 3 to Wednesday, December 19, and continuing Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28. Guests will enjoy a three-tiered presentation of tea sandwiches, mini fruit tartlets, mini pumpkin cheesecake, and more. The culinary team will also present housemade scones served with Devonshire cream and lemon curd in addition to a selection of loose leaf teas and infusions. Reservations are required.

Magical Tea starting on Friday, December 7, 2012

Price: $48.00 per person 

Magical Tea is an amusing family-friendly event open to kids and adults of all ages, featuring magician Eric Masters and face painter Fire Pixie. New this year is a Christmas ginger cookie decorating station, inviting guests to design and take home their own edible creations. Adults will enjoy a buffet of tea sandwiches, scones, and special items from Chef Depuichaffray including Kobe beef sliders, Southeast Asian pulled pork sliders, and chicken wings. Young tea-goers will receive a selection of popular kids’ treats and finger foods including Macaroni and cheese, Ham and cheese sandwiches, and Criss cross potatoes. A buffet of sweet treats will also be available including mini Christmas yule logs, holiday cupcakes, homemade marshmallows, gingerbread cookies, and more.  Magical Holiday Tea will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8, and again on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15. Magical Tea will continue on Thursday, December 20 through Saturday, December 22. In the spirit of giving, Top of the Mark invites guests to bring a new toy to donate to the Toys for Tots drive. Each guest that brings in a toy will receive a $2.00 discount on the price of tea service. Reservations are required.

For more information on Top of the Mark and to make reservations for “Tea at the Top,” please visit or call 415-616-6916.




  1. 06/12/2012 / 12:15 pm

    Let’s go! I wonder if Emma is too young for the kids tea?

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