Experience the Map Room Lounge at 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 Lounge is open Tuesday – Sunday

Tuesday: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 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

Cheese & Charcuterie
rotating selection of smoked meats and artisanal cheeses, marinated olives, grain mustard, orange marmalade, cornichons, fruit, spiced nuts, house pickled vegetables, baguette & assorted crackers

Baby Gem Salad
green goddess, pickled tomato, crispy onions, avocado & everything spice

English Pea Bisque
spring onions, boursin, hebs, sourdough

*West African Meat Pies
from our partner Suya Joint
beef, potatoes, carrots, served with red pepper chutney

Lobster Mac & Cheese
chive butter crumb

Pork Carnitas Panini
oaxaca cheese, carrot jicama slaw, jalapeño salsa verde

*Smoked Salmon Tartine
from our partner Boston Fish Co.
lemon cream cheese, capers, and dill, on grilled Iggy’s focaccia

Avocado Smash Tartine
tomato and pickled onions
on grilled Iggy’s focaccia

Crispy Cauliflower
za’atar aioli, lemon

Fig & Prosciutto Flatbread
garlic cream, goat cheese, thyme, arugula

*Chickpea Shawarma Hummus Bowl
from our partner Magic Bites
garlic coriander crunch, olive oil, pita

Sweet Bites

Miso Blondie
spiced rum & pineapple, coconut whip, shiso

Lemon Meringue Tart
peach’s and cream bakery

*Seasonal Ice Cream Sunday
ice cream from our partner, Créme de Liqueur**


*From our Community Table partners, bringing local makers and entrepreneurs to the table.
**Liquor Infused Ice Cream. You must be 21+ to order.

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 – $17
Makers Mark Bourbon,
House-Made Jasmine & Black Tea Vermouth, Angostura Bitters

Stolen Moments – $16
Khortitsa Ukrainian Vodka,
Frangelico, House-Made Coffee Syrup,
Whipping Cream, Hazelnut

Sriracha Nights  | $15
Hornitos Plata Tequila, House-made Sriracha Pineapple Sugar Water,
Fresh Lime Juice

**Southern Bell  | $16
Highclere Gin, Coconut Water, Lavender Infused Sugar Water,
Fresh Lemon Juice, Egg White

Summer Wind | $16
Camarena Reposado Tequila,
House-made Hibiscus Sugar Water,
Fresh Lime Juice, Rose Water, Soda

Gin & Juice | $16
Highclere Gin, Basil Lavender
Sugar Water, Aloe Water,
Fresh Lemon Juice

Stolen Moments  | $16
Khortitsa Ukrainian Vodka, Frangelico, House-made Coffee Syrup,
Whipping Cream, Hazelnut

Mimosa | $12
Sparkling Wine, Apple-Berry Sugar Water, Orange Juice
Sparkling Wine, Earl Grey Sugar Water, Yuzu

Bloody Mary  | $10
House-made Bloody Mary Mix  & Vodka

Craft Mocktails

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

Garden 108 | $12
Seedlip 108, House-made Lavender Sugar Water,
Pressed Cucumber-
Apple Juice, Fresh Lime Juice

*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 Champagne | France | $12 / $46
Glera | Brisol Desiderio ‘Jeio’ Brut | Conegliano Valdobbiaden Prosecco | Italy | $14 / $60
Sparkling Wine | Mumm Brut NV Rose | Napa Valley | United States | $16 / $78


Chardonnay | Mer Soleil Reserve | Santa Lucia Highlands | United States | $14 / $67
Sauvignon Blanc | Whitehaven | Marlborough | New Zealand | $14 / $60


Gamay | Domaine Dupeuble | Beaujolais | France | $12 / $48
Cabernet Sauvignon | Louis M. Martini | Sonoma County | United States | $14 / $61

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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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