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Warm Up Winter

Unique and traditional holiday teas bring to life the joy of the season.  From bold teas that arouse a fun adult afternoon to traditional family experience featuring a visit from a special man in red, the afternoon is sure to evoke pleasant memories of Christmases past.  Reservations for holiday dining may be made by calling the hotel concierge at (404) 659-0400.

Naughty or Nice Holiday Tea

Saturday, November 25, Thursday, December 7, 14, 21 and Friday, December 8, 15, 22 with seatings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Santa is making a list, and checking it twice, to see if you’ve been naughty or nice. The Naughty or Nice Tea encourages guests to indulge in a little of both.  For those looking to be nice, sip seasonal teas and apple cider paired with classic afternoon tea offerings like traditional Egg Salad with Truffle and tea cookies with warmed scones.  Indulge your naughty side with champagne, strawberries, whipped cream and Grand Marnier.  Set in the unconventional setting of Lumen the Naughty or Nice Tea will enliven guest’ senses through sight, smell and taste of this unique offering.  Priced at $40 per adult for the ‘Nice’ Tea and $60 per adult for the ‘Naughty’ Tea. Children ages five through 12 are $22 per child, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

Toys and Tea

Saturday, November 25, December 9, 16 and 23, Sunday, December 10 and 17 with reservations from 12 p.m. through 4 p.m.

A family-friendly tea service provides a magical landscape for children and their families to create lasting holiday memories, while storytellers and the Charles Dickens Carolers entertain. Santa will make his appearance to ensure all in attendance have their Christmas wishes heard. Children enjoy hot chocolate made by the pastry team, a cookie decorating station, seasonal treats and a keepsake from Mrs. Claus that will be treasured for years to come.  Boys and girls of all ages are encouraged to donate a toy to help the local children of Atlanta and support Toys for Tots while Santa and Mrs. Claus’ elves get ready for Christmas.  Mrs. Claus will thank each little helper with a little gift of their own. Priced at $59 per adult and $45 per child, ages five through 12, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

Santa Tuck-Ins

December 15, 16, 22, 23 and 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

For families spending the night at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, Saint Nicholas himself makes a personal appearance. Children will be thrilled to greet Santa at the door and discuss their wish lists as he tucks them in before bedtime. The cost is $50 per child, $15 each additional child.

Letters to the North Pole

Stop by the Ritz Kids Check-In adjacent to the Front Desk to write and drop off your note for Santa Claus.  Our helpful elves will put it on the first sleigh back to the North Pole for you.