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From live music to our award-winning weekend brunch, there is plenty to enjoy in the heart of La Jolla at La Valencia Hotel.

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Pink Tea in Cup

Pink Tea Series for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th | One seating available each day at 11:00am

Arrive pretty in pink to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month at La Valencia Hotel with the first ever Pink Tea Series. Enjoy the award-winning tea complete with DAMMANN Frères tea, festive sandwiches, pink homemade sweets, scones and more plus a glass of brut rosé and 10% of proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen San Diego. Pink attire strongly encouraged!

Tea service sells out every year; Advance reservations required

All month long, enjoy our signature Pink Lady cocktail, and we'll donate $1 from every Pink Lady sold at The Med and La Sala to Susan G. Komen San Diego.

$95 per person

To book, please follow the link below, choose the desired date and select 11:00am "experiences" for tea reservations in OpenTable. Credit card required to hold the reservation.
View the Menu Pink Tea Series for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

thanksgiving dinner table

Thanksgiving at La Valencia Thursday, Nov. 25 | 12:30pm - Close

Celebrate with your loved ones in the heart of La Jolla and enjoy Chef's festive three-course menu including free-range turkey, beef tenderloin, delectable desserts like pumpkin pie with spiced whipped cream and more.

$95 per adult | Kids selections available from $20 to $36 (12 and under)

Make your reservation through OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at (866) 895-9859.


THANKSGIVING THREE-COURSE PRIX FIXE MENU 
FIRST
Choice of One
CURRIED KABOCHA SQUASH SOUP
Greek Yogurt, Tangerine Oil

KALE CAESAR SALAD
Baby Kale, Apple, Pomegranate

SHELLFISH PLATE
Oysters, Shrimp, Crab Claws

ENTREES
Choice of One
BREAST OF TURKEY & TURKEY THIGH
Cream Cheese Whipped Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, French Green Beans, Baby Carrots, Cornbread Stuffing, Buttermilk Gravy, Cranberry

BEEF TENDERLOIN
Fingerlings, Cauliflower, Pumpkin, Cippolini

VERLASSO SALMON
Salsify, Brussels Sprouts, Maitake, Chestnut

ROASTED BEETS
Foraged Mushrooms, Quinoa, Butternut, Pistachio

DESSERT
Choice of One
CARROT CAKE
Pecans, Bourbon Gelato, Salted Caramel

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE CAKE
Malt, Fresh Berries

PUMPKIN PIE
Spiced Whipped Cream, Cranberry Sorbet

KIDS MENU
Kids selections available from $20 to $36

Taxes and gratuity not included. All dishes will be served a la carte. No buffet options will be served this year. 
A 5% surcharge will be added to all guest checks. A 20% automatic gratuity is applied for all holidays. 

View the Menu Thanksgiving at La Valencia

 

tree lighting

Annual Tree Lighting Thursday, Dec. 2 from 4:30pm

Celebrate La Valencia's annual holiday tree lighting with warm holiday beverages, homemade sweets, live music, carolers and children's crafts counting down to the lighting at 5:45pm.

All are welcome to attend the lighting and celebrate at La Valencia. 
 

This evening marks the beginning of the holiday season at the Pink Lady and is a free event open to the public. Festivities begin at 4:30pm. This year will feature a dual tree lighting with the traditional indoor La Sala tree lighting and a new outdoor display to illuminate Patio Sol. For those looking to make the evening special, dining reservations are strongly encouraged through OpenTable for seating in The Med and on our Ocean View Terrace.

View the Menu Annual Tree Lighting

 

Guitar

Live Music on Patio Sol Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Enjoy live music from local favorites on Patio Sol and in La Sala Lounge at the iconic La Valencia Hotel.

  • Thursday | In the evenings from 5:30-8:30pm*
  • Friday | In the evenings from 6:00-9:00pm*
  • Saturday | 11:00am-2:00pm & 6:00-9:00pm*
  • Sunday | During brunch from 11:00am-2:00pm*

*Times may vary. Visit our event calendar for the complete schedule. 

View the Menu Live Music on Patio Sol

 

Champagne brunch set up

Weekend Brunch with Piper-Heidsieck Every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am-2:00pm

The Med's award-winning brunch just got bubblier! We've partnered with French Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck for our award-winning brunch available every Saturday and Sunday at The Med. Enjoy live music, brunch favorites, and now enjoy Piper by the glass or bottle, specialty champagne cocktails and more.

 

Plus look out for the new champagne cart to enjoy Piper on the Patio every Saturday and Sunday! Whether you're passing through or planning to brunch, the Piper-Heidsieck champagne cart is at your service.

A Must-Order: The La V cinnamon roll topped with pink icing and fresh berries, a sweet collaboration with local bakery Sugar & Scribe.

 

View the Menu Weekend Brunch with Piper-Heidsieck