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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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2021 Holiday Ornament

NOW AVAILABLE: 2021 Holiday Ornament

Now available to purchase online or at the front desk for $32

Celebrate 95 years of La Valencia Hotel with this year's anniversary ornament. 

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
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Holiday Tea

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

Scones
Vanilla Fig & Ginger Spice Scones served alongside Devonshire Cream and Orange Marmalade

Finger Sandwiches
Smoked Salmon | Cucumber Cream Cheese | Egg Salad | Holiday Chicken Salad Sandwich | Prosciutto Brie

Dessert
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

View the Menu Holiday Tea at The Med

 

Storytime Brunch Waffles

Brunch with Santa Saturday, Dec. 4, 11, 18 | Santa visit from 11:00am-1:00pm

Santa's coming to the Pink Lady! Enjoy The Med's decadent brunch menu including the La V cinnamon roll, eggs benedict and more, plus a visit from Santa himself. Santa will be spreading holiday cheer from 11:00am-1:00pm. Now accepting brunch reservations through OpenTable.

Brunch menu available from 9:00am-2:00pm | Santa visit from 11:00am-1:00pm
View the Menu Brunch with Santa

 

Christmas Table Setting

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 
FIRST
Choice of One
CHICKPEA SOUP
Fried Brussels Sprouts, Lemon Oil

KALE CAESAR SALAD
Baby Kale, Apple, Pomegranate

SHELLFISH PLATE
Oysters, Shrimp, Crab Claws

ENTREES
Choice of One
DIESTEL SMOKED HAM
Cream Cheese Mash, Haricot Vert, Heirloom Carrots, Honey Sherry Jus

BEEF TENDERLOIN
Fingerlings, Cauliflower, Shimeji, Cippolini

VERLASSO SALMON
Salsify, Brussels Sprouts, Maitake, Chestnut

BUTTERNUT RISOTTO
Goat Cheese, Pistachio, Pomegranate, Sage

DESSERT
Choice of One
CHEESECAKE
Spiced Amaretto Sauce, Candied Cranberry

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE CAKE
Malt, Fresh Berries

BAKED APPLE TARTLET
Salted Caramel Gelato, Spiced Pecans, Anglaise

KIDS MENU
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. 

View the Menu Christmas Eve & Christmas Day at The Med

 

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