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Gryphon Tea Room

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337 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401-4520
+1 912-525-5880
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'd wanted to try the Gryphon Tea Room because it is always busy and it is quite beautiful! We wandered in to a packed house and decided to come back the next day for lunch---with a reservation. Such an interesting space! The server gave us the history of this beautiful room, pointing out the Tiffany stained glass and the touches... More 

Thank BJVL52
Traverse City, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A true treat to step into this restaurant. The waitstaff will give a fascinating explanation of the architecture and history. Our only disappointment is the short hours it is open.

Thank MarthaandBill2015
Holbrook, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We so enjoyed our visit to the Gryphon, loved the high tea service with delicious scones, finger sandwiches & pastries. Our husbands had sandwiches which they said were also delicious. Love the history & decor of the building.

1 Thank Mtmco
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely gorgeous tea room, decorated in an over the top style, something pretty every where you look. Nice menu for tea and lunch.

Thank Rose H
Hollis, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you stop have at tea in this fabulous cafe. Perfect location-sit outside if weather permits

Thank TraceM49
Tybee Island, GA
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you appreciate carved wood, stained glass, old-time soda fountain décor, and unique décor.....You need to see this place! The food is fine, but the real appeal is the setting. There's only one tiny bathroom, but you can sneak into the Hilton across the square and use theirs if necessary.

Thank TybeeSherri
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This SCAD building was the college's library and before that a pharmacy. Tastefully decoated. Short but adventuresome menu of entrees and salads. Food quality and presentation was excellent. Student waitstaff was attentive, interesting. I liked the ambiance. High tea is a specialty.

Thank Peter K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first stop in Savannah is Gryphon. Lunch was excellent today, as usual. I love the lightness of the food here and the tea is absolutely excellent. The space is so beautiful. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank Ann B
Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch at Gryphon twice. Food was wonderful. Tea selection was extensive. Decor is beautiful. Old apothecary.

Thank JoanneBT
New York City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for brunch. Had artichoke, goat cheese and tomato panini...was just average. But side salad have the most delicious dressing...creamy mustardy. The restaurant itself is walled with books and the carpets and tiffany lighting is so pretty. It is closely tied with SCAD students and they are always willing to answer any questions you may have about SCAD or its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?