Culinary EventsFrom 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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Contact the restaurant at (866) 895-9859
NOW AVAILABLE: 2021 Holiday Ornament
Now available to purchase online or at the front desk for $32
This clear acrylic ornament is professionally UV printed with a La Valencia watercolor by Rachel Siegel Art and finished with double-sided satin ribbon. Add it to your holiday collection or give it as a perfect gift. Gift box included.
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
Holiday Tea at The Med Dec. 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 30 (Dec. 9th is currently the only available date; all other tea dates are currently sold out) | 11:00am seating available on each date
Celebrate the holiday season with La Valencia's award-winning tea service! Enjoy a variety of DAMMANN Frères teas paired with vanilla fig and ginger spice scones, delectable tea sandwiches, assorted mini pastries, madeleines and more.
$70 per person*
Our award-winning tea is only available at 11:00am. Please be sure to select the 11:00am "Experience" in OpenTable.
HOLIDAY TEA MENU
Served with your choice of assorted teas from DAMMANN Frères
Vanilla Fig & Ginger Spice Scones served alongside Devonshire Cream and Orange Marmalade
Smoked Salmon | Cucumber Cream Cheese | Egg Salad | Holiday Chicken Salad Sandwich | Prosciutto Brie
Assorted Petit Fours | Madeleines | Cookies | Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Holiday Tea Dates
Friday, Dec. 3
- Thursday, Dec. 9
Friday, Dec. 10- SOLD OUT Thursday, Dec. 16- SOLD OUT Friday, Dec. 17- SOLD OUT Thursday, Dec. 23- SOLD OUT Thursday, Dec. 30- SOLD OUT
*Taxes and gratuity not included. A 5% surcharge will be added to all guest checks | A 20% gratuity is automatically applied for tea service
Brunch with Santa Saturday, Dec. 4, 11, 18 | Santa visit from 11:00am-1:00pm
Brunch menu available from 9:00am-2:00pm | Santa visit from 11:00am-1:00pm
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day at The Med Dec. 24 & 25 | Menu available beginning at 4:00pm on Christmas Eve & 3:30pm on Christmas Day
Celebrate Christmas Eve or Christmas Day with a decadent three course menu featuring Diestel smoked ham, butternut risotto and more prepared by Chef Timothy Ralphs at The Med.
$95 per adult | Kids selections available from $24 to $32 (12 and under)
Make your reservation through OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at (866) 895-9859.
CHRISTMAS THREE-COURSE PRIX FIXE MENU
Choice of One
Fried Brussels Sprouts, Lemon Oil
KALE CAESAR SALAD
Baby Kale, Apple, Pomegranate
Oysters, Shrimp, Crab Claws
Choice of One
DIESTEL SMOKED HAM
Cream Cheese Mash, Haricot Vert, Heirloom Carrots, Honey Sherry Jus
Fingerlings, Cauliflower, Shimeji, Cippolini
Salsify, Brussels Sprouts, Maitake, Chestnut
Goat Cheese, Pistachio, Pomegranate, Sage
Choice of One
Spiced Amaretto Sauce, Candied Cranberry
CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE CAKE
Malt, Fresh Berries
BAKED APPLE TARTLET
Salted Caramel Gelato, Spiced Pecans, Anglaise
Kids selections available from $24 to $32
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.
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.
New Year's Eve at La Valencia Friday, Dec. 31 | Dinner menu available from 5:00pm onwards
NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER AT THE MED
Menu Available Beginning at 5:00pm
$125 per adult
Ring in the new year with an unforgettable five-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Timothy Ralphs. Reservations required.
NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION IN LA SALA
Ring in the New Year and La Valencia's 95th year with a Piper-Heidsieck countdown in La Sala including live music from David Shyde beginning at 9:15pm, champagne specials including the 1926 champagne cocktail, Piper splits and more. This event in La Sala is open to the public and is not a ticketed event.
NEW YEAR'S EVE MENU
Baby Kale Salad
brussels sprouts | candied lemon | manchego | pistachios
romesco | cannellini bean | crispy serrano ham | caper parsley relish
grapes | feta | tarragon pesto
Harissa Roasted Leg of Lamb
chimichurri sauce | red & gold piperade | saffron cous cous | gold raisin curry roasted cauliflower
beluga lentils | celery root puree | hazelnuts | winter citrus
California Artisanal Cheeses
goat | cow | sheep | crostini
Toffee Rum Cake
candied walnuts | salted caramel
Death by Chocolate