• cocktails in teapots at fairmont empress in the lobby lounge

Sunset Sips

Sunset Sips returns to Fairmont Empress

Guests can once again indulge in the elevated night time experience that puts a twist on tradition with tea-infused cocktails and mocktails presented in elegant glass teapots.

Anticipation is Brewing Nicely
Drawing inspiration from the hotel’s world-renowned afternoon tea service, signature beverages will brim glass teacups alongside tiers of savoury bites to nosh on in the Lobby Lounge. With this touch of sophistication, the spirited tea time will transport guests back in time to the glamour of the roaring twenties. As the sun sets over the Inner Harbour, the Lobby Lounge transforms into a prohibition-style haven making it the ideal venue for any social or special celebration.

721 Government Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5

Thursday to Sunday 7:30pm - 11:00pm

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Anticipation is BREWING NICELY

Offered in the luxurious Lobby Lounge where Afternoon Tea service is held, the space transforms into a lively atmosphere as the lights dim and the sun begins to set over the sparkling Inner Harbour.


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An Intoxicating Twist

The beverage program features indulgent and playful cocktails and spirit-free libations served in glass teapots, incorporating the beloved details of the iconic afternoon tea service.