Sunday Tea Aboard LOTUS

Tea Spread 1     First  Seating at Noon

Second Seating about 1:30 

Reservations Required

   425. 243. 9641  or

   Drop-in visitors  – Happy to accommodate if space is available.

Tea and Lake

Sunday Tea & Coffee Social                                

Gather family & friends. Take a break. Relax, revitalize, and celebrate each other!  This is a public event by reservation. If you fancy the boat to yourself and friends – click here to read about  #1.Celebrations.

Spring Teas begin in May with Mothers’ Day and continue on Sundays through June.

Summer Tea  – Reservations now available Sundays:

                       – May 27 , June 3, July 29 and August 5, 12, 19, 26

                       – Inquire early … Black-out dates happen suddenly.

Autumn Tea dates and special events date TBA

Winter Holiday Teas in December date TBA

  • Enquire about  Special Event Teas for Members of the Friends of Lotus Launch Day Celebrations – May 8,  Luncheon of the Boating Party” – August tbd), Tail of the Lake Luncheon October 1. Christmas Tea TBD

More About Sunday Tea – 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. We’ll serve your tea upstairs on the covered Boat Deck, in the Pilot House, downstairs in the Saloon, or in the Master Stateroom.

Attire: casual or dressy as you prefer. Fancy, fun, or frivolous hats (modern or historic) encouraged!

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

Suggested Donations: Includes a 6 month membership in the Friends of Lotus.

Savory & Sweets & Tea: $37.00 per person; includes a bottomless pot of tea or a small pot of coffee, a small plate savory such as chicken curry salad, salmon mousse salad,  savory scones or  crumpets or tiny tea sandwiches, as well as a variety of sweets, such as tea breads, scones, crumpets,small cakes and cookies, chocolates, and fruits & nuts. Available for groups of 6 or more.

Tea Spread 2Sweets & Tea: $27.00 per person; includes a bottomless pot of tea or a small pot of coffee, a variety of sweets such as tea breads, scones, crumpets, small cakes and cookies, chocolates, and fruits & nuts.

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 coffee

We also offer Simple Tea during regular at-the-dock tours… though

not during Sunday Tea.

Simple Tea: $7.00 per person (does not include 6 month membership): includes a “picnic cup” of tea and a sampler of tea biscuits.

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

or information about any of our Celebration Programs go to  or call 425.243.9641 or write