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A new tradition – Fairmont Washington, D.C.,  Georgetown is pleased to announce Modern Afternoon Tea offered during the month of December on Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Ladies and gentlemen of all generations will enjoy this lovely new tradition with a modern twist.  Guests will be seated in the hotel’s Loggia overlooking the ice skating rink in the hotel’s festively decorated courtyard. “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”  –  Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady.


Fairmont has partnered with Lot 35 Tea Company to offer a variety of herbal, black,  green and white teas including; Fairmont’s Signature Winter Blend with cinnamon and glove,  Organic Egyptian Chamomile, Something Sweet with cacao bens, coffee, caramel and chocolate, Organic Gold Jasmine Dragon, and Organic Oregon Mint.


Executive Chef Jordi Gallardo and his culinary elves have created a savory and sweet menu to c. Fairmont’s Modern Afternoon Tea fare is not served in the usual three tired silver tray, it’s presented in a two-tiered wood and slate bento box.  There will be no watercress on white bread in sight. Instead, guests will enjoy curried chicken, mango, toasted almonds, cranberry brioche, asparagus & egg, Dijon aioli, sourdough, cranberry mascarpone mousse, gingerbread cake and Earl Grey macaroons.


A champagne pairing menu with Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut and Thienot Rose  will be available along with a children’s menu.  To browse all of the menus, please visit:


Modern Afternoon Tea offered in December on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., is $35 per person, $50 including champagne, $55 including Rosé and $17.50 for children for reservations please call 202-457-5020.


About Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown

The newly renovated 413-room Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is located at 2401 M Street, NW.  Adjacent to historic Georgetown, the hotel is convenient to the finest museums and national monuments.  Located only five miles from Reagan National Airport and 33 miles from Dulles International Airport, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers a wealth of facilities. An air of tranquility insured through the design of intimate spaces and natural daylight creates an urban oasis.


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