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Special Events Designed to Delight

The Ballantyne offers monthly tastings, teas and culinary events. For special holiday seasons, bountiful brunches and specialty events are open to all. Many events require advance reservations to guarantee their availability.

September Specials at Gallery Restaurant & Bar

Gallery will feature a series of weekday specials throughout the month. Offers include:

  • Monday – Half-priced Liquid Arts cocktails
  • Tuesday – Half-priced Wines by the Glass
  • Wednesday – Half-priced Wine Bottles (less than $100)
  • Thursday – Half-priced Bar Food – 5pm-7pm

Bourbon & Burgers in September

To celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month, Gallery Restaurant is featuring bourbon cocktail and bourbon flight specials. In addition, Gallery will offer daily burger specials for lunch and dinner throughout the month.


Weekend Brunch

Enjoy a delicious brunch menu available in Gallery Restaurant Saturday and Sundays, 7am-2:30pm.


Tastings at Gallery Restaurant

Gallery Restaurant will feature tastings with complementing light bites. All tastings are $25 per person and begin at 6pm. Reservations are recommended at (704) 248-4100.

September 5 – “Three Degrees of Paul Hobbs” Tasting
September 12 – Whiskey Cocktail Tasting
September 19 – East Coast Wines Tasting
October 3 – California Chardonnay
October 10 – Unique Ice Cocktails Tasting
October 17 – California Cabernet Sauvignon
November 7– The Return of Merlot
November 14 – Infused Soda Cocktail Tasting
November 28 – Autumn Reds


The Scotch Society of Ballantyne

Explore the flavors of Scotch paired with complementing small plates at The Scotch Society of Ballantyne at Gallery Restaurant. The cost is $40 per person. Each event is limited to 20 guests and begins at 6pm. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100 or cbrobst@theballantynehotel.com.

September 26 – Bourbon
October 31 – Islay and the Islands
November 21 – Johnnie Walker

Reservations are recommended for upcoming events at (704)248-4100.


Afternoon Teas

Afternoon Tea is served Tuesday through Saturday from 1pm to 5pm year-round. The cost for each tea is $32 for adults and $16 for junior patrons (plus tax & gratuity). Reservations are required: (704) 248-4100.


Specialty Teas

Astrological Tea
Guests can enjoy a special tea blended for each Zodiac sign and will receive a corresponding card detailing the Zodiac traits.

Offerings include:

  • September 23 to October 22 – Blended organic Rooibos & Minted verbena for Libra
  • October 23 to November 21 – Black currant tea for Scorpio
  • December 22 to January 19 – Decaffeinated Earl Grey supreme tea for Capricorn

Zodiac Tea is available during traditional Afternoon Tea service.

Scottish Tea is Wednesday, September 24 through Saturday, September 27. Celebrate Scottish style with traditional tea accompanied by savories and confectionaries representing the best from the Highlands. Attendees are encouraged to wear their clans’ tartan or favorite plaid.

Marie Antoinette Tea is Wednesday, November 5 through Saturday, November 8. Featuring teas inspired by Marie Antoinette, guests can sip on flavorful varieties such as Le Grand Amour (great love), a fruity blend of raspberry and red currant and Je T’aime (I love you), a mix of vanilla and caramel.

The cost for each tea is $32 for adults and $16 for junior patrons (plus tax & gratuity). Reservations are required: (704) 248-4100.

Thanksgiving Brunch

Join The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge for its traditional Thanksgiving Brunch on Thursday, November 27, from noon to 4 p.m. featuring seasonal salads, decorative displays, carving stations and decadent desserts. There will be live music from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $75 per person, $35 for children, ages 5-13, and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (pricing does not include alcoholic beverages, tax or 23% service charge). Private dining rooms are available for larger groups. Reservations: (704) 248-4100 or visit www.gallery-restaurant.com.


Holiday Afternoon Tea

Holiday Afternoon Tea is a popular tradition throughout December. Enjoy a variety of seasonal loose leaf tea blends and a selection of savory tea sandwiches, traditional confectionaries and holiday treats. Tea is served Wednesday through Sunday, December 3 through December 28, 1pm – 5pm (not available on Christmas). A harpist will be performing during this time.The cost is $32 for adults and $16 for junior patrons (plus tax & gratuity). Reservations are required: (704) 248-4100.