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Gryphon Tea Room

337 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401-4520
+1 912-525-5880
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (280 reviews)
“scones” (108 reviews)
“salad” (96 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
337 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401-4520
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived in Savannah that afternoon and after checking in, went to the Grypon Tea Room for tea. The sandwiches, pastries, scones and desserts are worth the visit. We each had a different tea to drink. It is a casual place but the atmosphere is...More

Thank sully1794
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot, walking in Jones street we found this place went in and thought yes, we must have something here. We ordered a delicious peach and berry drink, it was amazing. Decided to come back here when we visit again.

Thank louiseswart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it was hard to pass up tea in a tea room, my wife and I each had one of Gryphon’s specialty drinks, Atlanta peach and shared tea sandwiches and scones. Everything was delicious and all of the staff, including our server Ashlin, very efficient...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch at Gryphon Tea Room recently. My Lemon and Caper marinated tuna salad was wonderful. Our pot of tea was so delicious we order a second pot. Others at the table had the salmon and a turkey and brie sandwich. We...More

Thank rritchey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been several things but the building is worth a visit. Latest version is a great lunch stop although I'd only do dinner here as choice 3 or 4. Not really a slam on here but there are so many great places in...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gryphon Tea House is managed and run by SCAD. Waiters start out with a history of the former apocathary run by a family whose crest is the gryphon. Beautiful setting for a delicious meal. Sandwiches and entrees were very good. Service was excellent. Afternoon tea...More

Thank rick19348
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Very relaxing place to have lunch, especially after walking around in hot summer. The foods are above average, but not superior in taste.

Thank Su W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

On our most recent visit in June, we were again so very pleased with our lunch. This is our third visit and we have never been disappointed, and decided this is a must visit when in Old Savannah. This is a very elegant cafe, with...More

Thank JT_Travel_Log
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We stop by for a fast snack, we had a very good experience, the food was great and the service was even better. Before we were even asked what we wanted the nice waitress already served water to our dogs. We will definitely com back!

Thank PhilGoldfinger9
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The Gryphon is a great spot for lunch if you are walking the city’s famous squares solo. It’s right on Bull Street which divides the city east to west and is a perfect route to follow for all the central squares. The restaurant is historic...More

Thank Carolyn C
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March 28, 2018|
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Response from BillyMac45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have afternoon teas. I would recommend you call them for reservations if you have a large group. We had 16 ladies one afternoon in September. The service was impeccable, the food was all hand-made and the teas... More
May 23, 2017|
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Response from fairwinds2017 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Lifesbest | Reviewed this property |
It was approximately $20 per person. It included Scones and clotted cream, assortedtea sandwiches, assorted bite size deserts. We ordered 2 teas so we were able to get 2 separate selections of teas. Each in its own tea pot... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401-4520
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-525-5880
Intimate, elegant and gracious, Gryphon is located at Bull and Charlton in the ornate 1926 Scottish Rite building. The alluring cafe menu offers signature favorites and fresh, seasonal offerings of rich, organic ingredients from local sources. Gryphon is the premier cafe of the Savannah College of Art and Design, and some SCAD students work in the cafe and carry on the renowned tradition of Savannah hospitality.
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