Experience the Map Room Tea Lounge at The Boston Public Library, featuring sophisticated small bites and unique craft cocktails. The craft cocktail menu features house-made vermouths, cordials, and beautifully curated shareable plates from neighborhood entrepreneurs. We invite you to experience the reimagined lounge in the heart of Copley Square. 

Call us for reservation questions: (781)-763-1360


Lounge Bites    Cocktails and Mocktails

Tea Menu    Wine    Beer


Operating Hours

The Map Room Tea Lounge is open Tuesday – Sunday

Tuesday: 11:00 am-4:45 pm
Wednesday-Thursday: 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: 10:00 am-4:45 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am-4:45 pm

Friday- Sunday, the Boston Public Library closes at 5:00 pm, and bells will sound at 4:45 pm.

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Savory Bites

Artisan Cheese and Charcuterie
Cured & Smoked Meats, Rotating Cheeses,
Marinated Olives, Honey Comb, Cornichon, Grain Mustard, Spiced Nuts,
House-Pickled Vegetables, Assortment of Breads & Crackers

House-Made Kettle Chips
Chives, Chervil, Parsley, Roasted Onion Dip

Rotating Selection, Roasted Garlic Naan Bread

Short Rib Tart
Crisp Pastry, Ricotta Cheese, Rosemary, Herb Salad

Suya Joint West African Meat Pies
Beef, Potatoes, and Carrots with Red Pepper Chutney

Seared Sesame Ahi Tuna
Edamame Salad, Pickled Ginger Vinaigrette

Focaccia Tartines
Iggy’s Bread of the World

Avocado Tartine
Avocado Smash, Tomato, and Pickled Onions

Boston Fish Co.Smoked Salmon Tartine
Lemon Cream Cheese, Capers, Dill, Onion

Magic Bites Muhammara
Red Pepper, Walnuts, Pomegranate, Goat Cheese, Radish Salad

Parsnip Apple Ginger Bisque
Butternut Squash

Quinoa, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut,
Acorn Squash, Pickled Fennel, Pomegranate, Cider Reduction

Sweet Bites

Lemon Panna Cotta
Earl Gray Short Bread Crisp

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Créme de Liqueur brand Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Custard
with Horchata Rum (2% abv) by 

Pecan Tart
Whipped Cream, Caramel


*Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.
Please note: consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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TCA Manhattan – $16
Makers Mark Bourbon,
House-Made Jasmine & Black Tea Vermouth, Angostura Bitters

Smoke On The Horizon – $16
Del Meguey Vida,
House-Made Spiced Rioja,
5 Citrus Infused Sugar Water,
Fresh Lemon Juice

Perfect Pair – $15
House-Made Matcha Liquor,
Matcha Powder, Coconut Creme

Home For The Night – $15
Mount Gay Eclipse Rum, Benedictine,
Cream of Coconut, Chai, Heavy Cream

*Spiced Pear – $14
Tito’s Vodka, House-Made Spiced Pear,
Sugar Water, Fresh Lime Juice, Egg White

Stolen Moments – $14
Khortitsa Ukrainian Vodka,
Frangelico, House-Made Coffee Syrup,
Whipping Cream, Hazelnut

Snowbird – $15
Mandarin Infused Bourbon, House-Made Orange
Cranberry Sugar Water, Disaronna Amaretto,
Fresh Lime Juice, Ginger Beer

Snowed In – $15
Christian Brothers Brandy, House-Made Winter
Spiced Mulled Wine, 3 Spiced Cream
*served warm*

Craft Mocktails

High Fashion – $12
Freixnet Rosé, Roots Aperitif Blanco,
Hibiscus Lavender Sugar Water,
Fresh Lemon Juice

Winter’s Eve – $12
Seedlip 94, Mulled Berry Mors,
Sultan Pomegranate Molasses Water

*Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy. Please note: consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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Select Tea

“The Cozy Copley”
A traditional Earl Grey Latte with tasting notes of lavender and vanilla.
Topped with steamed milk.

Black Tea

Blue Flower Earl Grey
Sri Lankan tea blend, bergamot oil and blue cornflower petals
produce a bold, sweet and flowery cup with a heavy note of citrus.

Darjeeling 2nd Flush, Oaks Estate
Soft, deep and woodsy, bold and full bodied tea with notes of
cherry wood and sweet citrus.

Decaf English Breakfast
Naturally decaffeinated with citrus flower and
a toasted oat finish.

English Breakfast Ceylon
A golden brew reminiscent of caramel, highlighted with lemon citrus.

Irish Breakfast Assam
Typical “breakfast” style black tea noted for its
strength, body and color.

Green Tea

China Green Jade (Mao Jian)
With a sweetness reminiscent of buttered zucchini
and notes of alfalfa and micro greens.

Jasmine Pearls
A premium tea infused with the scent of jasmine petals.

Wedding Blend
A unique blend, at once fruity, flowery and herbaceous with
notes of sage, jasmine and orange.

Oolong Tea

Iron Goddess (Tieguanyin)
A meticulous roasting process brings notes of
roasted chestnuts and simmered fruits.

White Tea

White Peony (Bai Mu Dan)
A striking white tea with a sweet and herbaceous
aroma and notes of fresh veggies.

Herbal Tea

Blood Orange Hibiscus
With multiple fruit juice flavors, finishing on a sweet yet refreshing note.

Ginger Lemon
A sweet blend of lemongrass, ginger root and linden flower.

Lemon Chamomile
A sweet blend of lavender flowers and zingy lemongrass.

Organic Peppermint
Bright and refreshing with subtle, complex flavors

Apple Berry
This herbal chamomile blend is made more complex with deep
elderberry fruitiness, accented with flower and spice.

Tea Latte

Matcha Latte
Made from a premium Japanese green tea, rich and velvety
with bright top notes of fresh spring vegetables

Ras Chai Latte
A slightly malty tea blend with cardamom cinnamon and cloves.
Add a note of Pumpkin Spice, Vanilla, or Cinnamon Syrup.

Iced Tea

Traditional Black
Caramel, Apricot, Citrus

Traditional Green
Sweet, Grassy Vegetal

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Mauzac | Saint-Hilaire Blanquette de Limoux Brut | NV Shampagne | France | $12 / $46
Glera | Brisol Desiderio ‘Jeio’ Brut | Conegliano Valdobbiaden Prosecco | Italy | $12 / $56
Champagne | Mumm Brut NV Rose | Napa Valley | United States | $15 / $78


Chardonnay | Mer Soleil Reserve | Santa Lucia Highlands | United States | $14 / $67
Riesling | Trimbach | Alsace | France | $16 / $64


Merlot | Frei Brothers Reserve | Dry Creek Valley | United States | $12 / $48
Pinot Noir | Louis Latour | Bourgogne Rouge | France | $16 / $64

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager – $9
Stella Artois – $9
Goose Island 10 Hills IPA – $8
Guinness Draught – $9
New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale – $8

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The Map Room Tea Lounge at The Boston Public Library is available for large groups. Paired with the culinary expertise of The Catered Affair, it elevates an average party into an unforgettable experience.

Please complete the form below to reserve a table for a party of 6-15 guests.


Large Party Request Form

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Gift certificates may be purchased exclusively on-premise.

Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free Options are available upon request. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated when notified in your reservation.

For additional questions regarding your reservation, please reach out to [email protected]

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