Washington, D.C.Empress Lounge

Empress Lounge

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Overlooking our gardens, the Empress Lounge offers a place to relax just steps away from our lavish lobby

  • Daily
    12pm – midnight
  • 2:30 - 4:30pm (Fri - Sun)
    Reservations Required for Tea
  • Phone
    +1 (202) 787 6148

An inviting escape from the rigours of the city, the Empress Lounge is a relaxing venue for drinks, cocktails and light fare.  Offering a range of beverages including signature cocktails, wines, and spirits, we also serve tea and coffee as well as a selection of delicious savoury and sweet treats. 

Enjoy a moment of calm among the busy DC landscape with an Afternoon Tea in Empress Lounge. Choose from a selection of fine teas from around the world, together with tea sandwiches, scones and sweets. Afternoon Tea service is available Friday – Sunday from 2:30 – 4:30pm. 24 hour advance reservations are required.

Cocktails, Light Fare & Tea

Menu highlights

Chesapeake Crab Dip
Baked cheese gratin, harissa spice, crispy bread

Lobster Sandwich
Maine lobster, lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, lemon aioli olive oil roll, avocado, French fries

Mandarin Dessert
Mandarin orange in five textures

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