​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 and parking, 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 teas@dallasarboretum.org.

If you are planning to come with a group of friends and you are all making individual reservations but would like to be seated together, please make a note in your reservation or call 214-515-6511 prior to your visit to ensure seating arrangements are made.

Reservations must be made 26 hours in advance.
Sunday & Monday reservations must be made by 2pm the Friday before.

Cancellations: cancellations, subject to a $10 processing fee per person, may be made up to three (3) business days prior to your date of tea service. Refunds cannot be issued for missed reservations or cancellations within three business days of your tea service. Cancellations should be handled by calling 214-515-6511, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Please note: During inclement weather, the DeGolyer Tea Room will be open for public dining, and the age restriction will no longer apply.

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See menus below.

Harvest Tea - September 21 - November 21, 2018)

September 24 – November 21
Monday through Friday
11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. seatings

Reserve Harvest Tea


First Course
Harvest Chicken Consommé
Cheese Wafer

Second Course
Tea Sandwiches
Curried Egg Salad
Turkey with Orange Butter
Pimento and Bacon
Creamed Cucumber|
Open Faced Chicken Salad

Third Course
Lemon Torte
Amaretto Brownie
Mini Pecan Tarts
Scones served with Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream

Tea Options
Earl Grey
Pumpkin Spice
Mango Mint Hibiscus

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Holiday Tea - November 23 - December 21, 2018)

Price: $49 to $59
November 23-December 31, excluding December 25 (gardens closed)
Daily at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

First Course
Roasted Chestnut Soup with Cheese Wafer

Second Course
Tea Sandwiches:
Herbed Cream Cheese on Belgian Endive
Smoked Salmon Mousse
Tarragon Flavored Egg Salad
Creamed Cucumber
Open Faced Chicken Salad

Third Course
Pecan Tarts
Assorted Holiday Decorated Delights
Chocolate Espresso Truffle
Assorted Scones with: Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream

Tea Options
Earl Grey
Apple Spice
Peach Cinnamon Hibiscus

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Children’s Holiday Tea - November 18

Children’s Holiday Tea
Sunday, November 18, 2:00 p.m.

$49 for adults and children (2-12)

First Course
Chicken Soup Broth

Second Course
Tea Sandwiches:
No Crust Peanut Butter and Jelly
Chocolate Ganache and Banana
Miniature BLT’s
Roasted Ham and Cheddar

Third Course
Holiday Cookies
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Lemon Tarts
Chocolate Chip Scones
Vanilla Cream

Beverage Options
Strawberry Lemonade
Fruit Infused Oolong Blend
Blueberry Bliss Herbal

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