Sunday Tea Aboard LOTUS

Tea Spread 1  

   First  Seating at Noon

Second Seating 2:00 pm

Reservations Required

   425. 243. 9641  or

   Drop-in guests seated if space is available.

Tea and Lake

Sunday Tea & Coffee Social                                

Enjoy a quick pick-me-up, or a gentle unwinding on the historic M/V LOTUS with a dockside view of ALL of Lake Union and beyond. Gather family & friends. Take a break. Relax, revitalize, and celebrate each other!

This is a public event by reservation. – every Second Sunday most seasons.

If you would like a Private Tea  Party – click here to read about  #1. Celebrations!

Spring  & Summer Teas  begin in May with Mothers’ Day and continue  every Second Sunday through August.

Autumn Teas  are held Second Sunday in September, and  during the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival on the Last weekend in September.

Winter Holiday Teas –  December 9 & 16  –  2 pm seating

Special Event Teas for Members of the Friends of Lotus – Please enquire .

  • Launch Day Celebrations – May 8,  2018
  • Luncheon of the Boating Party” – August 16, 2018
  • Tail of the Lake  – Brunch at the Races – October 7, 2018
  • Christmas Tea December 9 & 16, 2018

Black-out dates occasionally happen due to Weddings

More About Sunday Tea 

We serve  tea upstairs on the covered Boat Deck,  or if the weather makes that uncomfortable – in the Pilot House, downstairs in the Saloon, or in the Master Stateroom.

Attire: casual or dressy as you prefer. You might bring a wrap or sweater.  Hats!  Fancy, Fun, or Frivolous, Modern or Historic are encouraged!

Enjoy your tea table for 90 minutes. It will feel like you have lingered the afternoon away!

Suggested Donations: 

Savory & Sweets & Tea: $37.00 per person; includes a bottomless pot of tea . A small pot of coffee at $7 additional.  We serve small plate savory such as chicken curry salad or  salmon mousse salad,in addition to savory scones or crumpets or tiny tea sandwiches, as well as a variety of sweets, such as tea breads, small cakes and cookies, chocolates,  fruits & nuts.       Available for groups of 6 or more.    Includes a 3 month membership in the Friends of Lotus.

Tea Spread 2Sweets & Tea: $27.00 per person; includes a bottomless pot of tea. A small pot of coffee at $7 additional.  We serve avariety of sweets such as tea breads, scones, crumpets, small cakes and cookies, chocolates, and fruits & nuts.    Includes a 3 month membership in the Friends of Lotus.

Wee Tea: $15.00 per child under 7 years.

Menu may vary by season and availability.

Some gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan items may be available upon request. We cannot, however, guarantee against food allergens.

Add a refreshing glass of a cold beverage for $7.00:

  • Bubbly: pink or white
  • Elderberry shrub N/A
  • Pear cider N/A
  • Seasonal juices, homemade lemonade, or mint and herbal refreshers
  • Second  small pot of hot coffee

Simple Tea:  $10. per person includes a “picnic cup” of hot tea and a sampler of tea biscuits.  Served during regular at-the-dock tours… though not during Sunday Tea.

Want to know more about Reservations for “Spending the night in 1909 / Overnight at the dock?

Or our Celebration Programs?  Contact Head Steward Dan – 425.243.9641

Or go back to top – click Reservations