Make your reservations beginning October 1 to create holiday memories in Buckhead. Please call (404) 240-7035 for reservations and information. Brunch and dinner reservations may also be made through www.opentable.com.
Begin the holiday season with the American tradition of family and friendship with a lavish brunch of more than 100 delectable selections created by Executive Chef Franck Steigerwald, from classic breakfast favorites including classic poached eggs benedict with hollandaise, vanilla waffles with maple syrup served with chocolate and caramel sauce, to seasonal specialties, including beer-brined turkey served with cranberry mostarda, tarragon gravy, and roasted garlic dauphine potatoes.
Reservations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the cost is $125 per adult and $69 per child ages five through 12. Reservations may be made beginning October 1, 2016. Please call (404) 237-2700 to reserve your spot.
Tea with Santa
Tea with Santa is a long-standing tradition in the hotel’s Lobby Lounge, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the holiday spirit and celebrate the season with their friends and loved ones. Perfect for adults and older children, this formal and traditional holiday tea service features a special visit from Santa, sure to evoke pleasant childhood memories of Christmases past. Musical entertainment and caroling by the Dickens Singers maintains a lighthearted, festive ambience for guests to enjoy throughout the tea service. Daily from November 25 to December 23. Reservations are available at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 p.m. The cost is $59 per adult, $52 per child, ages five to 12, ages 4 and under are complimentary.
Teddy Bear Tea
Younger children’s favorite teddy bears are invited to tag along as they share in the tradition of afternoon tea. A less-formal tea service provides a magical landscape for children and their families to create lasting holiday memories, while storytellers and the Dickens Singers entertain. Santa makes his annual 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 holiday teddy bear that will be treasured for years to come. November 27, December 4, 11, 18, 19 20, 21, 22 and 23, with reservations at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The cost is $59 per adult, $52 per child, ages five to 12.
Festive Sunday Brunch displays are offered throughout December, providing the perfect outlet for friends and family to gather, celebrate and reminisce. December 4, 11, and 18, with reservations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $75 per adult, $37.50 per child, ages five-12.
For families spending the night at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, 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. December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and December 24 from 7:10-8:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per child, $20 each additional child.
Christmas Eve Dinner
The most elegant Christmas Eve celebration in the city is a welcome precursor for all who await the jubilant day ahead. An a la carte menu complete with lighter fare and holiday favorites is available for guests spending the holiday in The Café. Saturday, December 24, with reservations highly recommended from 6 to 10 p.m.
Christmas Day Brunch
Celebrate this joyous holiday with a brunch service featuring seasonal décor, live musical entertainment, caroling by the Dickens Singers and a special, post-delivery appearance by Santa. The culinary display features more than 100 brunch selections specially curated by The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead’s premier culinary team to provide something for everyone to enjoy. A separate buffet complete with childhood favorites is available for those who made the nice list. Sunday, December 25, with reservations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $125 per adult, $69 per child, ages five to 12.
New Year’s Eve
Ringing in the New Year has never been more glamourous. With entertainment by Nick Longo and his band in the Lobby Lounge, guests enjoy a classic Atlanta New Year’s Eve celebration. The night begins with live music and dancing, and concludes with a lively champagne toast and party favors as the clock strikes midnight. An à la carte menu is available for guests welcoming 2017 in The Café. Saturday, December 31. No reservations required in the Lobby Lounge $25 cover charge per person, waived for those who have dinner in The Café. Reservations required in The Café beginning at 8 p.m. The cost is $115 for prix-fixe menu, adults only after 8 p.m.
New Year’s Day
Guests who danced the night away welcoming the New Year may enjoy extended and enhanced breakfast and brunch buffets on Sunday, January 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $99 per adult and $50 per child, ages five to 12.
Start your morning with an Illy espresso beverage and pastry from our Coffee Cart, open seven days a week from 7 - 11 a.m. Sample from our menu of cold-pressed juices that we make in-house using the freshest ingredients. Sip Chef Franck's favorite juice, Revitalize, made of green apples, celery, lemon, parsley and ginger.
Sunday Brunch and Bubble Bar
Our lavish Brunch is held every Sunday featuring over 100 items. With something for everyone, the Brunch offers made-to-order dishes, a carving station, culinary displays and an amazing array of desserts. Winning numerous awards each year, the Sunday Brunch also has a Bubble Bar for a Kir, Bellini or glass of Champagne.
Bow Ties and Bourbon Master the art of tying the perfect bow tie with complimentary lessons by our Bow Tie Experts every Friday and Saturday evening from 6 - 7 p.m. while ordering from a selection of bourbon.
Hand-Crafted Sodas in The Cafe
Using fresh, natural ingredients, the seasonal soda flavors are Citrus Thyme, Strawberry Lavender and Pineapple Sage. They can be enjoyed as a refreshing beverage during lunch or as an adult cocktail in the evenings.
Visit our Lobby Lounge Thursday through Saturday evenings for entertainment by talented artists including singer and trumpet player Joe Gransden; innovative jazz and pop sax player Nick Longo and his cutting-edge quartet; singer, songwriter, pianist and harmonica player James Patrick Morgan, and jazz/pop ensembles. Schedules will vary.
Tea sandwiches, pastries and warm scones are served in The Lobby Lounge, Friday to Sundays with seatings at 2 and 3 p.m.