Holiday Dining Events at the Washington Duke Inn

“FAITHFUL FRIENDS” – The Holiday Tea

Served daily 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. through January 5

Relish the intimacy and unhurried pace of this time-honored tradition. Our Classic Tea, $25, offers a wide selection of teas from The Republic of Tea served with a variety of sandwiches, fresh homemade scones and a variety of sweets handcrafted for you. Our Tea Royale, $32, also includes a glass of Champagne, Mimosa or Kir Royale. To accommodate your hectic schedule, we will be offering afternoon tea service seven days a week through the holiday season.

It’s the perfect time to don your holiday attire as those “who are dear to us gather near to us once more.”

“SUGAR PLUM TEA” –  A Festive Christmas Eve Tea

12 p.m. – 3:30pm Tuesday, December 24

After the house is decorated, gifts are wrapped and the rush is settling down, come enjoy your Christmas Eve Afternoon Tea style. Our Classic Tea has been elevated to include a special dessert bar, complete with an array of holiday sweets. The Vista Restaurant will feature live holiday music by pianist Paul Holmes. Each guest will receive Gingerbread Cookies as a take-away “goody.” Hot Cider and Hot Chocolate are also available for children and adults alike. Children 6-12 $15, Adult  $28

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11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 24

Take a break from your last minute shopping and come unwind with us for a relaxing Christmas Eve Brunch in the Fairview Dining Room. The Fairview will also feature live holiday music with Paul Holmes featuring our traditional brunch menu features items, both savory and sweet.

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CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER – Prix-Fixe Dinner in the Fairview

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 24

Our Executive Chef Jason Cunningham has been hard at work again creating a special four-course prix fixe dinner for Christmas Eve. Come escape the hustle and bustle of the holidays with an elegant dinner in our Fairview Dining Room. We will also feature live holiday music to boost your spirit. $65

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CHRISTMAS BUFFET EXTRAVAGANZA – Our Yearly Holiday Buffet Tradition

12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday, December 25

Our famous holiday extravaganza includes an assortment of chilled seafood and salads, traditional hot entrees and side dishes, a chef carving station with succulent roasted meats, extensive dessert display, and choice of coffee, tea or soft drink. Adults $69,Children 6-12 $25, and children ages five and under are free. We are also happy to announce that we will be honoring the Executive Club Discount for our Christmas Buffet this year.

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