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The Pfister

The Pfister

Afternoon Tea


Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Seating times 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, and 2:00

Enjoy a respite from the bustle of daily chores and briefly return to a gentler era. We have created an experience that will surely become a treasured memory for you and yours. Guests enjoy a tableside tea blending, presented in all-silver service by a Pfister Tea Butler while learning about each variety of tea, the origins, unique flavors, effects on mood and health, blending options, and perfect pairings. The afternoon tea menu is complete with fresh scones, sandwiches, and pastries.

The Afternoon Tea experience at The Pfister Hotel is unlike that of any other hotel. Held in Blu, the cocktail lounge on the 23rd floor, you will be surrounded by panoramic views of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon of grand elegance in our Milwaukee tea room. We are proud to offer Rishi Tea, harvested in the world’s most renowned regions, and headquartered right here in Milwaukee. Enhance your experience with our selection of sparkling wines.

Reservations are required with full pre-payment via credit card. Tax and 20% gratuity will be added to all reservations. Reservations can be made online using the link below. If you need assistance, please call 414-935-5950 or email Reservations are refundable if canceled 48 hours prior to the event.

We can also accommodate groups for a Private Tea experience, with a minimum spend of $2,500 on Friday-Sunday, and a minimum spend of $1,000 on Monday-Thursday. Tea parties run from 12:00-3:00, with a maximum of 40 people. For more information or to make a reservation, please email

Reservations Required
Credit card guarantee required. 48-hour cancellation notice required or full amount is charged.

Afternoon Tea FAQ

Do you have gluten-free or vegan menus available? 
Yes! We offer a gluten-free menu and a vegan menu in addition to the standard menu. We can also accommodate dietary restrictions with advance notice. 

Are children allowed? 
Yes! We offer a children's menu, and we can also provide a high chair for little ones who do not require a tea tray. 

Is there a maximum group size? 
For public Afternoon Tea, the maximum party size is 10 people. If you're interested in hosting a larger group, private tea reservations are available. Please contact to learn more about private reservations. 

How long does my tea reservation last? Is there a time limit? 
There is no time limit on your Afternoon Tea experience! 

Where is Afternoon Tea held? 
Afternoon Tea is held in Blu, the cocktail lounge located on the 23rd floor of the hotel. Blu is ADA accessible. 

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