For over 100 years, The Palm Court has been New York City’s iconic destination for Afternoon Tea. In 2013, The Palm Court was re-launched to include a grand bar, tea by Palais des Thés, and a new and revised menu featuring inspired American fare from morning through evening. Renowned architect Thierry Despont has completely renovated The Palm Court while staying true to its original design intent. Inspired by nearby Central Park and its lush greenery, Despont incorporated potted plants, ceiling-high palm trees, trellis detailing, and custom furnishings with cane accents into his design. The room’s signature feature is a soaring stained-glass dome reminiscent of the original built in 1907. The Palm Court is a timelessly elegant setting for breakfast, afternoon tea, evening fare and crafted cocktails.
Weekdays 6:30am-12:00am | Saturdays 7:00am-12:00am | Sundays 7:00am-10:00pm
Weekdays 6:30am - 11:00am
Weekends 7:00am - 11:00am
The Palm Court Breakfast Menu
Served daily 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Last reservation available at 4:45pm
The Palm Court Afternoon Tea Menu
Served 7:00am through 11:00pm
The Palm Court All Day Bar Menu
Served 5:00pm - 12:00am
The Palm Court Wine List
Served 5:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
The Palm Court Evening Menu
Start the day with an elegant breakfast served from 6:30am – 9:00am.
Hot apple cider will be available for all breakfast guests as they head to the parade.
Traditional Grand Feast will be served beginning at 11:00am, last seating at 4:45pm. Buffet will include variety of classic Thanksgiving fare from roasted turkey, whipped potatoes and seasonal produce. Adults $145, Children 12 and under $65 (Tax and Service, not included)
Thanksgiving Grand Buffet Menu
Mead Glazed Organic Turkey Breast with Rosemary Pan Gravy
Slow Braised Leg of Lamb with Cranberry and Riesling Chutney
Thyme-Roasted Prime Rib with Peppercorn-Cabernet Reduction Sauce
Brioche, Apple, Sage and Fennel Sausage Dressing
Candied Garnet Yams, Spiced Pecans, Maple Sugar
Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes
Creamed Kale, Peppercorn & Truffle Butter
Carmalized Fall Vegetables, Grain Mustard, Shallots Chestnut and Lobster Bisque
Chicory Salad, Frisee, Endive, Radicchio, Pomegrantes, Tangerine-Walnut Dressing
Desserts to Share
Pumpkin Cremeux with Vanilla Chantilly, Chestnut Puree
Beet and Mint Creme Brulee, Cranberry Port Compote
Pear Bavarian, Orange Campari Cranberry Gelee, Streusel
Caramelized Pineapple & Pecan Tart, Brown Butter Cream
**Menu items subject to change.
During the months of November and December join us for special holiday tea offerings of our New Yorker Tea, Champagne tea and Eloise’s Tea.
On Christmas Day, let The Palm Court be the destination for your holiday meal. The Christmas Grand Buffet will be served on Sunday, December 25th. Adults $145. Children 12 and Under $65 (Tax and Service, not included)
Christmas Grand Buffet Menu
Slow Roasted Free-Range Turkey, Soy Glaze with Quince and Ginger Chutney
Cabernet Braised Beef Shortrib Rossini with Pepper Seared Foie Gras, Parsnip Puree
Smoked Pit Ham, Apple Balsamic Glaze with Green Apple Ketchup
Seared Salmon, Braised Endive, Beurre Rouge
Spaccatelli Pasta Braised Rabbit Ragu with Wild Mushrooms, Truffle Cream
Fire Roasted Chestnut & Maitake Mushroom Soup
Yukon Gold Potato Puree
Roasted Winter Vegetables, Hotel Butter
Young Beet Salad, Mint, Feta Cheese, Pickled Onion, Forum Vinegar
Bibb Lettuce Salad, Shaved Vegetables, Horseradish Dressing
Farro Salad, Vegetables a la Grecque
Artisanal Air-Dried Meats and Lcoal Cheese
Desserts to Share
Christmas Bread Pudding, Macerated Fruit & Pantone
Mandarin Orange White Chocolate Buche de Noel
Warm mince Pies with Creme Fraiche
Mont Blanc, Apple & Vanilla Compote, Vanilla Meringue
Three King’s Cake, Baked Almond & Pear Puff Pastry
**Menu items subejct to change.
With over 100 years of glamorous galas, ring in 2017 at the iconic Palm Court. Crafted Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres, Dinner and Dancing Saturday, December 31st, 2016 from 9:00pm – 1:00am.
Black Tie Fete $750 Per Person, inclusive of tax and services
New Years Eve Menu
Passed Hors D’oeurvres
Steak Tartare with Black Truffle Aioli, Pickled Red Onion, Celery Leaves, Brioche
Goat Cheese Savarin with Lemon Jam, Mint, Rye Crostini
Foie Gras Torchon with Perimmon Marmalade, Pistachio, Brioche
The Plaza Lobster Roll
New Potato Confit with Chive Cream Fraiche, American Caviar
Jumbo Lump Crabcake with Saffron Aioli
Clams, Lobsters, Jumbo Shrimp, Crab Claws
Local Farmstead Cheese
Lucinato Kale Salad
Shaved Brussel Sprouts & Winter Garden Salad, Pancetta Lardons
Yukon Gold Potato Gratin
Roasted Winter Vegetables
Slow Roasted Prime Rib
Spiced Rubbed Rack of Lamb
Saffron Cavatelli & Lobster Pasta
Seared Aurora Salmon
Open Bar and Champagne Midnight Toast
Caviar Service for the Table
Advance Reservation Required.
Royal Sterling Caviar, $135 for 1 oz.
The Plaza Private Reserve American Ossetra, $285 for 1 oz.
**Menu items subject to change.
For over 100 years, The Palm Court has been New York’s iconic destination in Midtown. Now, it showcases classic American menus from morning to evening. This elegant room marked with its stained glass laylight and impressive height adds a touch of old New York to a very polished and modern sense of hospitality.
• Newly renovated by Master Architect Thierry Despont with a design intended to bring the grandness of Central Park indoors
• American menus that embrace New York classics while adding a modern spin
• Four soaring palm trees and, for the first time, a bar, made to be a focal point of the room
• Ideal venue for cocktail style rehearsal dinners, corporate receptions and milestone birthdays over cocktails, breakfast or tea
• Classic and craft cocktails created by Mixologist Brian Van Flandern
• Prime location in the center of The Plaza’s magnificent lobby
• Ability to accommodate large groups, any time of day
Semi Private areas can accommodate groups as intimate as 20 guests up to 70 seated and 100 standing
Full Buy-Out for up to 100 seated or 350 standing
For private event reservations, please contact email@example.com
Michael Lockard, the Executive Chef of The Plaza Hotel, runs the food operation of America’s most famous and beloved building. Similar in spirit to the rascal character of The Plaza’s Eloise, one of Lockard’s first memories of food was sitting in his grandmother’s pantry on Thanksgiving, amidst all the pies, fruits and desserts, managing to dip his fingers into each and every dish. Today, Lockard is responsible for satisfying guests with a variety of menus suited for day or night throughout The Palm Court, The Champagne Bar, The Rose Club and In-Room Dining.Read More
Since it opened in 1907, The Palm Court has been a quintessential part of The Plaza. It has been the setting for scenes in many famous novels and films, most notably F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Over the years The Palm Court has experienced a number of renovations, however the look and spirit of the room has remained unchanged.
The Palm Court is Manhattan’s iconic destination for afternoon tea. Visitors delight in the tradition of tea with our extensive, 25-variety collection of Palais des Thés tea, as well as sandwiches, snacks and fine pastries. The Palm Court offers visitors an elegant piece of old New York with unmatched sophistication and charm.
The Palm Court aims to maintain the tradition of The Plaza while providing modern comforts to its guests. For the first time in history, The Palm Court features a grand bar, as well as both savory and sweet fare served from morning through evening. The oval trellised bar has become a focal point of the room, centered between the iconic palm trees. Master Mixologist Brian Van Flandern’s expertly crafted cocktails represent a wide range of well-loved classics alongside inspired new creations.
Lena Dunham took tea at The Palm Court at The Plaza as her Eloise doc debuted
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Rachel Antonoff ook over The Plaza's storied Palm Court to stage her label's fantasticalSpring Presentation
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