Washington, DCEmpress 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

Half Dozen Baked Virginia Oysters
leeks | bacon | wasabi | parmesan cheese

The Mandarin Oriental Burger
prime beef | five spiced onion marmalade | spicy aioli | olive oil roll | avocado | french fries

Mandarin Dessert
Mandarin orange in five textures