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Does anyone know of a good tea house in the Dallas Area?

ivre Jun 28, 2009 07:45 PM

Two years ago I studied at Oxford University for the summer, and as a result, I am quite hooked on English style tea houses. If anyone knows of any good places in Dallas that serves a wide variety of teas and accompanying pastries/sandwiches, I would really appreciate it if you would let me know.

If there aren't any good tea houses around, I would settle for knowing about a good pastry shop where I can get pastries to enjoy at home with my tea.

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    Rene RE: ivre Jun 29, 2009 08:08 AM

    I don't know how current the information is but I thought you might find this useful:


    1. air RE: ivre Jun 29, 2009 08:50 AM

      Quick search found this:

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        joanna.mcmaster RE: ivre Jun 29, 2009 09:23 AM

        I'm not sure if it's authentic, but there is a tea house in historic downtown mcKinney called the Lavender Tea Room.
        i haven't been, so i can't give a rec.
        here's the link


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          jmellby RE: joanna.mcmaster Jun 29, 2009 09:37 AM

          I second the Lavender.
          Three of us went there in the spring and had a very nice
          lunch with interesting teas.
          I don't remember if they serve High Tea, though.

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          rempah RE: ivre Jun 29, 2009 09:49 AM

          There are a couple in Plano:


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            HomardGirl RE: ivre Jul 5, 2009 01:04 PM

            The Adolphus hotel in downtown has a very nice English style afternoon tea. However, you'll have to wait until the fall, as it is seasonal from September through June. It is worth every penny!

            1. Scagnetti RE: ivre Jul 6, 2009 08:51 AM

              You might be able to enjoy a good cream tea at this place:

              Maudee's Cafe & Tea Room
              4333 Lovers Lane
              (214) 526-9750

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