​Enjoy Tea at the Historic DeGolyer House

Complete your Dallas Arboretum experience with a seasonal and delicious three-course tea amid the festive settings of the beautiful DeGolyer Tea Room.

Tea service begins with a demitasse of select soup, followed by a second course of assorted tea sandwiches and a third course of sweet treats. Also included are scones with clotted cream, jam, and seasonal tea selections. Price includes general garden admission, so be sure to allow time to enjoy the gardens.

Reservations are required. Seated Tea is available to guests 13 and older. Private tea service and teas for over eight people are available upon request. For questions or to make reservations, please contact 214-515-6511 or

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Holiday Tea
(November 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015)
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November 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Daily, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

$47 per person | $57 for Champagne Tea

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Holiday Tea Menu

First Course

Roasted Chestnut Soup with Cheese Wafer

Second Course, Tea Sandwiches

Herbed Cream Cheese on Belgian Endive

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Tarragon Flavored Egg Salad

Creamed Cucumber

Open Faced Chicken Salad

Third Course, Desserts

Pecan Tarts

Assorted Holiday Decorated Delights

Chocolate Espresso Truffle

Assorted Scones with Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream

Tea Options

Apple Spice

Peach Cinnamon Hibiscus


Friendship Tea
(January 10 - February 27, 2015)
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January 10 - February 27, 2015

Daily, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

$39 per person | $49 for Champagne tea

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Friendship Tea Menu

First Course

Carrot Ginger Soup

Second Course, Tea Sandwiches

Flavored Cream Cheese

Turkey with Orange Butter

Egg Salad

Cucumber Sandwiches

Chicken Salad

Third Course, Desserts 

Pecan Clusters

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Lemon Curd Tart


Served with

Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream

Tea Options

Vanilla Mint

Peach Cinnamon Hibiscus

Earl Grey

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