View of the Shakespeare Pavillion at the Rose Garden Tea Room.

Rose Garden Tea Room

The Huntington's iconic, historic Rose Garden Tea Room is now open.

The Rose Garden Tea Room continues its elegant tea service with a selection of teas, seasonal house-made scones, and a variety of savory and sweet offerings, including smoked salmon with dill cream cheese and caviar; Belgian chocolate and sea salt caramel tart; and ginger cake with quince compote. A higher-end option includes champagne and such items as poached Maine lobster roll with Hawaiian black sea salt and micro celery. Vegan, gluten-free, and children's menus are also available, along with additions, and Champagne, wine, and cocktails by the glass.

Tea Menu | Vegan | Gluten-Free | Children's | Additions | By the Glass | Teas

Tea Room Hours
Monday–Friday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays

Reserve


Know Before You Go

Huntington Admission Required

  • Visiting the Rose Garden Tea Room requires purchasing admission to The Huntington. When planning to visit the Tea Room, please purchase a separate ticket to The Huntington for the same day as your Tea Room reservation.

Tea Room Reservations

  • Reservations may be made online through OpenTable for parties of up to six guests. Parties with more than six guests must contact the Tea Room directly at tearoom@huntington.org. (Please do not divide your party into multiple reservations, as each OpenTable reservation will be treated as individual and will not guarantee adjacent tables.)

  • Reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-ins are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis but are not guaranteed. Please note we are unable to accommodate late parties at our last seating.

  • Online reservations can be made up to 3 months in advance.

  • There is a 10-minute grace period for reservations. After 10 minutes your reservation will be released to waiting walk-ins.

Close-up of a multi-tiered stand with petite desserts finger foods.

Tier of sweet and savory offerings in the Rose Garden Tea Room. Photo: Jose Lopez. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

tea service place setting
The side exterior of a restored 1910s building stands among a garden.

East-facing view of the Herb Room Terrace. Photo: Joshua White / JWPictures.com. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

A restaurant foyer with high ceilings and complimentary wood floor and wood ceiling.

West-facing interior view of the lobby (circulation spine). Photo: Joshua White / JWPictures.com. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

Patrons dining inside a room with upscale decor and eggshell walls.

Rose Garden Tea Room. Photo: Joshua White / JWPictures.com. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

A selection of small finger foods are laid out on a table.

Savory offerings in the Rose Garden Tea Room. Photo: Jose Lopez. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

A large garden fountain stands in front of an open pavilion dining area.

View of the Shakespeare Pavilion. Photo: Joshua White / JWPictures.com. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

Three rows of small dessert finger foods is set out in a grid pattern on a table.

Sweet offerings in the Rose Garden Tea Room. Photo: Jose Lopez. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.


Please let your server know upon arrival if you prefer our vegan or gluten-free menu.

Tea Menu | Vegan | Gluten-Free | Children's | Additions | By the Glass | Teas

Traditional Tea...62/person
Tea Selection, Tea Menu (regular, vegan or gluten free), Seasonal House-made Scones served with Devonshire Cream, Lemon Curd, and Cranberry Orange Relish
Children's Tea...28/child

Huntington Tea...75/person
Tea Selection, Tea Menu (regular, vegan or gluten free), Seasonal House-made Scones served with Devonshire Cream, Lemon Curd, and Cranberry Orange Relish
+
Glass of House Bubbles, Poached Maine Lobster Roll, Hawaiian Black Sea Salt & Micro Celery, Huntington Bonbon


Tea Menu

SAVORY
Cucumber Sandwich with Dill Cream and Peppercress
Turkey Cranberry Salad Sandwich
Smoked Salmon with Dill Cream Cheese and Caviar
Sea Salt & Tellicherry Pepper Crusted New York Striploin on Pumpernickel with Horseradish Cream
Curried Carrot & Golden Raisins
"James Beard" Vildalia Sweet Onions, Sea Salt, Garden Herb Crusted

SWEET
Ginger Cake with Quince Compote and Cream Cheese
Chocolate Brown Butter Almond Cake
Belgian Chocolate & Sea Salt Caramel Tart
Seasonal Fruit Tart

Vegan Tea Menu

Made without ingredients using or derived from animals.

Traditional Tea . . . 62
Tea Selection, Vegan Tea Menu, Seasonal House-made Scones served with Vegan Butter and Cranberry Orange Relish

Huntington Tea . . . 75
Tea Selection, Vegan Tea Menu, Seasonal House-made Scones served with Vegan Butter and Cranberry Orange Relish
+
Glass of House Bubbles, Roasted Maitake and Beech Mushrooms, Herbed Vegan Cream Spread with Shaved Black Truffles, White Chocolate Fondue

SAVORY
Cucumber Sandwich with Vegan Dill Cream and Peppercress
Tofu Cranberry Salad Sandwich
Curried Carrot & Golden Raisins
"James Beard" Vidalia Sweet Onions, Sea Salt, Garden Herb Crusted

SWEET
Guava Tapioca
Lemon Tart
Date Bar
Citrus Cake
Seasonal Fruit Cup

Gluten Free Tea Menu

Made without gluten-containing ingredients.

Traditional Tea. . . 62
Tea Selection, Gluten Free Tea Menu, Seasonal House-made Scones served with Devonshire Cream, Lemon Curd, and Cranberry Orange Relish

Huntington Tea . . . 75
Tea Selection, Gluten Free Tea Menu, Seasonal House-made Scones served with Devonshire Cream, Lemon Curd, and Cranberry Orange Relish
+
Glass of House Bubbles, Poached Maine Lobster Roll, Hawaiian Black Sea Salt & Micro Celery, White Chocolate Fondue

SAVORY
Cucumber Sandwich with Dill Cream and Peppercress
Turkey Cranberry Salad Sandwich
Smoked Salmon with Dill Cream Cheese and Caviar
Sea Salt & Tellicherry Pepper Crusted New York Striploin with Horseradish Cream
Curried Carrot & Golden Raisins
"James Beard" Vidalia Sweet Onions, Sea Salt, Garden Herb Crusted

SWEET
Guava Tapioca with Seasonal Fruit
Date Bar
Lemon Bean Cake
Seasonal Fruit Cup

Children's Tea Menu

SAVORY
Peanut Butter & Jam Tea Sandwich
Cheese Croissant Bites
Herb Garden Ranch & Carrot Salad Tea Sandwich
Cucumber & Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich

SWEETS
California Strawberry & Nutella
French Macarons
Banana & Caramel Tart

TISANES
Chamomile Clementine - An organic tea blend that delivers both sweet and velvety flavor notes.
Pacific Coast Mint - This refreshing organic blend of spearmint and peppermint is harvested from the coasts of Oregon and California.
French Lemon Ginger - A soothing organic lemon ginger blend comprised of spicy, grassy, and citrus flavor notes.
Caramelized Pear - A fruity and flavorful blend with notes of honey, caramel, and freshly baked pear.

Additions

House-made Soup of the Day.....8

Baby Field Green Salad.....13
Fuyu persimmon, toasted hazelnuts, pomegranate, Sonoma goat cheese, burnt orange vinaigrette

Cheese Board with Marcona Almonds.....15
California brie, Spanish manchego, white cheddar, fig jam, California strawberries

Caviar
includes toasted brioche, shallots, chives, crème fraiche, grated egg
Golden Trout Roe.....MP
California Sturgeon.....MP
Sustainable Golden Osetra.....MP

By the Glass

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINE (GLS/BTL)
Val d’Oca, Prosecco DOC.....10/36
Val d’Oca, Prosecco DOC Rosé.....12/44
Nicolas Feuillatte, Reserve Exclusive Brut (GLS=187mL).....25/84
Nicolas Feuillatte, Reserve Exclusive Brut Rosé (GLS=187mL).....33/105

WHITE WINE
Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough NZ, 2022.....12/44
The Fableist, Albariño, Central Coast, 2020.....11/40
Rose de Reynier, Bordeaux Rosé, 2021.....11/40

RED WINE
Knotty Vines, Pinot Noir, CA, 2018.....12/44
AR Guentota Malbec, Mendoza, AR, 2015.....13/48
OZV, Red Zinfandel Blend, Lodi, CA.....13/48

COCKTAILS
Blushing Rose rose liqueur, rosé prosecco, edible rose petals.....14
Daydream lavender lemonade, prosecco.....14
Noble Bee gin, fresh citrus, local honey.....14

Teas
TRADITIONAL TEAS

Huntington Signature Blend
Experience the whimsy of The Huntington’s flora and botanicals. Savory notes of jasmine, vanilla, and bergamot.

Huntington Rose Blend
Inspired by Arabella Huntington’s most beloved flowers, this blend’s floral essence and smooth finish delight the senses.

English Breakfast
Robust with flavor, this traditional blend of organic black tea brews smooth and malty, with a clean finish.

Earl Grey Crème
Laced with zesty bergamot and French vanilla, this organic high-grown estate black tea has a velvety creamy finish.

GREEN TEAS

Green Pomegranate
Blended with tart raspberries and essence of pomegranate, this zesty organic green tea is light and refreshing.

Happy
Sweet raspberries are balanced by tangy hibiscus flowers while jasmine lifts this organic guayusa tea.

Jasmine Blueberry
This organic white tip green tea is infused with jasmine petals and succulent organic blueberries.

Gen Mai Cha
Organic Japanese sencha is tossed with toasted rice for a grassy infusion with a light roasted popcorn finish.

TISANES

Chamomile Clementine
An organic tea blend that delivers both sweet and velvety flavor notes.

Pacific Coast Mint
This refreshing organic blend of spearmint and peppermint is harvested from the coasts of Oregon and California.

French Lemon Ginger
A soothing organic lemon ginger blend comprised of spicy, grassy, and citrus flavor notes.

Caramelized Pear
A fruity and flavorful blend with notes of honey, caramel, and freshly baked pear.

SEASONAL TEAS

Pumpkin Spice Chai
Flavors and aromas of fresh-baked pumpkin pie with sweet,
spicy, and savory flavor notes. Caffein-free

Apple Pie
A blend of apple and cinnamon with a touch of
ginger, coconut, and a bit of nutmeg.

Butterscotch
A golden-hued white tea infusion with sweet, creamy, and
spicy notes.

Dark Chocolate Peppermint
This pu-erh tea is a sweet, aromatic blend combining
notes of cooling mint with the taste of smooth, decadent
chocolate in a bold infusion.