An opportunity to discover culinary taste treats popular in the 1890's awaits the visitor to the Queen's Parlour Tearoom, located in the area of the Castle which was originally occupied by the greenhouse and later an open terrace, but now is a glass-enclosed room with a spectacular view, free from the whims of Colorado mountain weather changes.
When the Tearoom was in the planning stages, Victorian menus from regional hotels were studied and authentic recipes were collected. From this research of 1890's culinary arts, the Tea Room's original menus were created, and have been further developed over the years.
All Teas are by advance reservation only, with a credit card. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Castle for a reduced price, when in conjunction with Tea.
Tearoom Hours and Reservations
Open Year Round....
Fall/Winter hours: Labor Day through Memorial day - Open Tuesday through Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. serving High Tea, Light Victorian Tea and Lunch.
Spring/Summer hours: Open 7 days a week 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Serving High Tea, Light Victorian Tea and Lunch.
Reservations are required for High Tea and Light Victorian Tea, and must be placed 24-hours in advance. Reservations are guaranteed by credit card. Cancellations made less than 24-hours prior to your tea will be charged. "No shows" will also be charged the full amount.
Reservations are strongly recommended for Lunch, secured with a credit card. Lunch reservations may be cancelled without penalty up to 90 minutes prior to the reserved time. This allows us to offer the table to those on our wait list. "No shows" or cancellations without adequate notice will be levied a $10 fee per person. Walk-ins are welcome, if space is available.
Private parties such as, bridal showers, birthdays, group luncheons, holiday gatherings, etc. are available by advance reservation only. Please call 719-884-4109 for availability or to make your reservation.
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The Queen’s Parlour Tearoom Gluten Free Menu includes Gluten free scones, tea sandwiches, and desserts as well a wide selection of Gluten Free Teas. However, we are not a gluten free kitchen and are not set up for serious conditions such as, Celiac Disease. Gluten may be in the final product from cross-contact with other products or ingredients during preparation. We do require advance notice for gluten free options. There is an $8.00 surcharge for all gluten free requests.