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Palm Court

Dining and drinks

Join us for afternoon tea in Palm Court — once visited by Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana. Coq D’oR, one of the first venues to secure a post-Prohibition liquor license, serves cocktails and comfort food. Cafe on Oak’s counter is carved with the initials of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio, and we serve their favorite Eggs Benedict in their honor. Room service is available from each of our restaurants.

Cafe on Oak

Cafe on Oak

Café on Oak is the newest and only beach side, breakfast nook overlooking Lake Michigan in the Gold Coast neighborhood serving breakfast daily. Plenty of tasty creamy, soft egg preparations are on the menu -from benedicts, skillets to eggs your way – you’ll be sure to start your day off eggstraordinary with breakfast at Café on Oak. Delicate options from the griddle include fluffy buttermilk pancakes, buttery Belgian waffles and golden to perfection French toast with sweet and savory accoutrements. Breakfast buffet and the Continental Buffet also serve as options to savor a little taste of everything, or if you prefer a lighter start fresh berries, yogurt parfaits and steel cut oats are on the menu to delight.

View of Dining Area of Restaurant Coq d Or

Coq d'Or

Coq d’Or is a Gold Coast neighborhood favorite with a modern twist. The legendary bar opened to a line of thirsty patrons, after the repeal of Prohibition, on December 6, 1933. The reinvented menu, with a new take on traditional drinks and dishes of the decades, takes you on a Centurion journey through the history of The Drake Hotel. Live music is performed every Friday and Saturday. As a Surfrider Foundation Ocean Friendly Restaurant, Coq d'Or is dedicated to sustainable service.

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The perfect spot to enjoy house made breakfast sandwiches and pastries or to enjoy a blended coffee or refreshing beverage before or after you venture onto the Magnificent Mile.

Palm Court

Palm Court

For over a century, Palm Court has been offering Afternoon Tea service in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. Even the Queen and Princess Diana have made their royal visits here. Palm Court’s evening menu offers shared plates as well as iconic cocktails and Chicago-style portions. On select nights, live music is offered featuring a variety play list by local artists.Take in the ambience of Real Chicago while sipping on Palm Court’s own blend of custom-made tea. Wednesday through Sunday a harpist will fill the room with enchanting melodies that befit the regal atmosphere.