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Gryphon Tea Room

337 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401-4520 (Downtown)
912-525-5880
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Ranked #31 of 744 restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We called in primarily to escape a downpour and to grab a cup of tea but ended up having a lazy lunch and an excellent coffee. Situated in an old Scottish Masonic Rites Temple, that then became a pharmacy, these elegant rooms have original Tiffany lights and many other fascinating features. The lunch time menu is simple - salads, soups,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Went to tea with my 4 year old the server was very slow we ordered afternoon tea and I could not believe for $18 how little of food you got

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Peachtree City
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Take time and ask questions. Fabulous tea selection, soups and brilliant cucumber salad. Across the street is the scad store abounding with innovative items. I believe it( tea room) is over 100 years old and riddled with original fixtures. Pure and simple - fabulous.

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NYC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I was in Savannah for the day with a friend. Lovely relaxing meal. We stuck to the traditional tea with scones and sandwiches. Other than England I do not think I ever experienced traditional tea like this. Highly recommended. The regular menu looked good too.

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Frederick, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A friend familiar with Savannah recommended Gryphon to me. The recommendation was problematic since she didn't remember the name, However, it was not hard to find the name since it is associated with SCAD. We arrived during the lunch period to find all the tables filled. It is a popular place! We were lucky enough to find the last two... More

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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I was not expecting a tea room so I was not disappointed. We happened up the Gryphon when we were walking around looking at the various squares and decided to stop for lunch. The service and the food were excellent. I had cold shrimp pasta salad and my husband had a smoked salmon club sandwich. If they want to succeed... More

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We enjoyed a couple of pots of tea and the stacks of treats that we re delivered for high tea. Loved the atmosphere, the service, and the food. It was fun!

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Reasonable prices in a great location. The room is done up in woods and carpets. The service was excellent and the food well prepared and very tasty. Only open 11 to 6 so this is basically a lunch or early light dinner. Easy to get at location in the historical district of Savannah. Highly recommend

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Chaumont, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

I had The Gryphon Tea Room on my list to visit on our recent stop in Savannah. It doesn't sound like a first choice for my husband but we came upon it while walking along some of the squares. The building and decor is historical and very lovely; it used to be a pharmacy, then a book store. When we... More

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I love tea and this spot was a very lovely find on our walk from Forsyth Park. I enjoyed my pot of tea and the french toast. They serve afternoon tea with reservations. The staff was very friendly and the bill comes to the table in a book. I like the library atmosphere and would make it a regular spot... More

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