Tour & Tea

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Afternoon Tea In Washington, DC

For more than 25 years All Hallows Guild, in conjunction with the Cathedral’s Visitor Services Department, has served afternoon tea in Washington, DC’s highest tea room. Guests enjoy Earl Grey tea, a variety of finger sandwiches, scones, and sweets in St. Paul Room of the Cathedral’s south Tower  - surrounded by some of the best views of Washington.

Tea and Tour is offered most Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The tour portion begins promptly at 1:30, and Tea follows at 2:45 pm in the Pilgrim Observation Gallery. After Tea, maximize your experience by attending Cathedral Evensong or an organ recital.

The cost is $37 per person ($40 for Teas beginning March 10), and reservations with payment are required in advance. Reserve now for you and a friend, or reserve the entire room for your group!

Our Current Schedule

Fall 2019 Teas continue through December 12. Reservations are now available for our Spring Teas - March 10 through April 29.

Fall Specialty Tours include:

  • Nobel Prize Winners in the Cathedral Tour - October 16, 2019
  • Gohic Architecture Tour - October 30, 2019
  • Angels High and Low Tour - December 4 and December 12, 2019

Groups of 5 persons or more may request a Garden Tour in place of a Cathedral Tour. Please email our Tea Coordinator, Melissa Isbister, at: misbister@cathedral.org to arrange a garden tour, for group reservations or to purchase a Tea and Tour Gift Certificate.

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Reservations

Reservations and advance payment are required.

Tour and Tea Refund Policy

For non-group reservations, cancellations or date changes may be made at least 7 days prior to the tour date. If the tour date is less than 7 days away, no refunds or exchanges are allowed.

Group Reservation Policy

Groups of 11 or more may hold their reservation with a $180 non-refundable deposit. The balance is due two weeks before the event. Depending on availability, we can accommodate groups as large as 45 persons. Questions? Call (202) 537-5581 or email misbister@cathedral.org

Help us Keep the
Gardens Growing

Partner with us to ensure that the 59 acres of gardens and grounds surrounding Washington National Cathedral continue to be a haven of peace and refreshment in the midst of the Nation’s Capital.

WHO WE ARE

All Hallows Guild was founded in 1916 to provide for the care and beautification of the grounds of Washington National Cathedral. The Guild works closely with the horticultural staff to preserve this historic landscape and raises funds for renovation and renewal of the gardens.

CONTACT US

  • (202) 537-2937
  • (202) 537-2321
  • ahg@allhallowsguild.org
  • 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016

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