O.Henry Afternoon Tea

AFTERNOON TEA HOURS: Monday – Wednesday: 2–5 PM | Thursday: 11 AM–2 PM | Friday – Sunday: 12 Noon–5 PM

HOLIDAY AFTERNOON TEA HOURS (November 28, 2023, through January 7, 2024)
Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday 12 – 5 PM | Thursdays 11 AM – 2 PM

Special Hours:
November 17: 11 AM – 2 PM
Christmas Eve, December 24: 11 AM – 3 PM
Christmas Day, December 25: 12 – 5 PM

Taking tea in O.Henry’s Social Lobby has become a Greensboro tradition. Savor housemade afternoon tea treats including traditional scones, savory finger sandwiches and sweet treats. See the afternoon tea menu.

This holiday season, in addition to our regular Social Lobby seating, we are offering seating in the Holiday Salon–A Gracious Living Room on limited dates. The holiday tea salon is an extension of our afternoon tea service and is located adjacent to our Social Lobby.

Online reservations are highly recommended. Afternoon tea reservations are limited to a maximum party size of 10 guests. Make a reservation online here.

Afternoon Tea

Special Afternoon Teas

Special Nutcracker Tea at O.Henry Hotel

NutCracker Tea

We invite you and your family to a Holiday Tea featuring The Nutcracker. The story of The Nutcracker will enchant all ages as we combine traditions of the holiday season with afternoon tea. Sundays starting November 26 through December 17.


O.Henry Afternoon Tea

Three Warm Vanilla Scones
Devonshire Clotted Cream
Seasonal Fruit Curd
Spicy Cheddar Wafer
Fresh Strawberry

Warm Vanilla Scone with Clotted Cream and Seasonal Curd
Cucumber Finger Sandwich
Chicken Salad Filo Tart
Assorted Sweets
Spicy Cheddar Wafer

Warm Vanilla Scone with Clotted Cream and Seasonal Curd
Cucumber Finger Sandwich
Mini Ham, Brie and Fig Croissant
Smoked Salmon on a Mini Crumpet with Arugula Mayonnaise
Seasonal Tea Quiche
Chicken Salad Filo Tart
Assorted Sweets
Spicy Cheddar Wafer

Enjoy a split of Champagne with your Afternoon Tea

Warm Vanilla Scone with Preserves
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Funfetti Cookie
Fresh Fruit


Light body with a hint of honey

Earl Grey Supreme
Light body with lemony flavors and a natural sweetness.

English Breakfast
Straightforward medium to full body with hints of toast and honey.

Medium body with aromatic caramel and vanilla flavors.

Peaches and Ginger
Medium body with sweet and fruity flavors.

Queen Catherine
Medium body blend of three Chinese teas.


Delicate light body with pleasant floral aroma.

Japanese Sencha
Light to medium body with brisk vegetal and toast notes.


Very light body with lovely mint flavor.

Mint Verbena*
Very light body with flavors of citrus and mint.

Light to medium body with subtle apple flavors.

Raspberry Herbal*
Light to medium body with flavors of raspberry and citrus.

Rooibos Chai*
Light to medium body with traces of nuttiness and earthy, spiced flavor.

* Decaffeinated or Caffeine-Free Tea Selections

Ask your server about our seasonal selections.

Please let us know about your allergies. Some recipes may contain nuts or other allergens.

Tea Lovers Overnight Package

Here’s a NEW take on a favorite tradition—take O.Henry Afternoon Tea and stay overnight in one of our well-appointed guestrooms! Imagine you traveled farther than you did while savoring housemade afternoon tea delights including traditional scones, savory finger sandwiches and sweet treats in O.Henry Hotel’s gracious Social Lobby. After tea, take the elevator back to your cozy room and immerse yourself in a soothing tea bath soak or bath bomb in our elevated soaking tubs.

Includes an early check in (when available), O.Henry Afternoon Tea in the Social Lobby for two people (King room) or four people (Double Queen room).

Available Monday – Thursday. Blackout dates apply.

Call 336-854-2000 for reservations or book package online! 

Tea at O.Henry Hotel in Greensboro, NC
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