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Empress Lounge

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Tue, 7/16
8:00 PM

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Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite disappointed with our experience here. Service was slow and not very friendly. We were never asked about a refill on our hot tea which is served in small metal pots. Sandwiches and sweets were okay. I was amazed that two small children, who were...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

My wife and I ate quite late at the EL. The food was tasty and efficiently served. As the lounge is also a bar we were luck to be on the opposite side from the bar which did get a bit loud as the evening...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We had cocktails two nights of our stay. Lively crowd, great service and good drinks. The waitress brought snacks and checked on us frequently.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MarkDP
Reviewed December 31, 2018

A nice place to sit and enjoy a meal, snack, or dessert. Wonderful service and a good menu. I wish we could have had the afternoon tea, and we'll definitely try it next time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sarah r
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Empress Lounge has terrific small bites and amazing desserts. The cheesecake presentation and quality is highly recommended. Sit at the bar and enjoy the atmosphere it is well worth it.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MDMom2012
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We booked the high tea meal. Be sure to book in advance because it fills up. It was excellent. Our waitress was amazing and attentive and helpful. The finger sandwiches and desserts were high class and delicious, as were the jam, cream, and butter spreads....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chermar72
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Checked into the Mandarin Oriental and hung out in the lounge and had some drinks and appetizers. Very nice place to sit and people watch. The complimentary chips and peanuts are good. We tried the Mandarin Dream and The Gold Leaf. Both drinks were very...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We ended our first exhausting day having drinks and dinner at the elegant Empress while staying at the Mandarin. It was lovely and buzzing at 7 PM. We started with the crab appetizer and toasts. I had a well poured martini followed by green chicken...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We stayed at the Mandarin Oriental and due to the less than ideal weather, we ended up spending more time at the hotel. We were delighted with the attentive and friendly service, the food and the lovely ambiance of the Empress Lounge. We enjoyed high...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank absinpa
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

The high tea here is beautiful and tasty The pastries are not too sweet and the perfect size. The many types of tea are wonderful

Date of visit: January 2018
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