The Crystal Tea Room

100 Penn Square East, The Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA
Capacity: 1,000 people

About The Crystal Tea Room

In the historic Wanamaker building in Center City, the Crystal Tea Room is the largest banquet hall in Philadelphia. Operated by the Finley Catering family, this venue makes a perfect space for a wedding. The Crystal Tea Room combines rich history and elegance. Their hand carved columns and sparkling crystal chandelier emulate the Tea Room’s luxurious style. Before entering the ballroom, however, guests will enter through the Crystal Tea Room’s glassed soaring atrium. The atrium provides an “outdoor atmosphere” non weather threatening. Finley Catering’s executive chef and catering team has reached the acme of culinary brilliance, redefining the standard of cuisine. The grandeur of The Crystal Tea Room is sure to take your breath away, while creating an unforgettable wedding venue for your once-in-a-lifetime event. The most elegant of settings, matched by impeccable personal service and attention and over 43 years of catering expertise, allowing you to enjoy the first day of the rest of your life with ease.

Package Pricing

Private Event Minimum $30,000
Attendees: 180-1000 | $30,000 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

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Elegance in Philadelphia - An Eventective User from Philadelphia, PA

The Crystal Tea Room, located at 100 Penn Square East, is located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. The spacious room has hand carved decour along with crystal chandeliers which give the feel of elegance. The Crystal Tea Room combined with Finley Caterings excuisite cuisine guarantee an event you will never forget. The spacious reception are can hold up to 1000 guests at a minimum price of $125 per person; valet parking is available for guests. Menus are tailored specifically for each bride and groom. This includes a 5 hour open bar, a cocktail hour, a vegetable crudite and cheese display, Butlered Hors d'oeuvres. Appetizers and Entrees, pre planned, add to the quality experience each guest will enjoy. It is definitely one of the most elegant halls in the city. Its so well decorated and looks so classy. The food matches the decor and is very upscale. The servers are immacuately dressed and professional. The tea room staff welcome everyone with open arms weather it is a good day or bad day they give the guest what they ask for and more! I would recommend the Crsytal Tea Room to all future reception gatherings, it just beautiful. The room has a very sophisticated, old world feel that is just stunning. The food is world class and the wait staff is always friendly and ultra professional. I highly recommend the Crystal Tea Room!

Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1000