8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Seated Tea

Seated Tea

Restaurant DeGolyer Tea Room

Enjoy a beautiful tea in the 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.

The price includes complimentary garden admission, parking, and gratuity. Please plan a bit of extra time to park and walk to DeGolyer to ensure you arrive to your tea on time.

Available now at the Restaurant DeGolyer on day of reservation: champagne, wine and beer. All alcohol must be paid for directly at the Restaurant DeGolyer.

Reservations are required and must be made 24 hours in advance. All changes or cancellations must be made during office hours. Our Sales office is open Monday–Friday from 9am–5pm. Should you need assistance, please email teas@dallasarboretum.org or call 214-515-6511.

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2024 Seated Tea FAQs


Friendship Tea

January 2 – February 23, 2024
Daily at 11am & 2pm

$62 Per Person

Seating is available by reservation only and must be made 24 hours in advance.


Spring Tea

February 24 – April 5
Monday – Friday at 11am & 2pm

$65 Per Person

Seating is available by reservation only and must be made 24 hours in advance.


Garden Tea

April 8 – September 20
Daily at 11am & 2pm

$62 Per Person

Seating is available by reservation only and must be made 24 hours in advance.


Harvest Tea

September 23 – November 8
Monday – Friday at 11am & 2pm

$65 Per Person

Seating is available by reservation only and must be made 24 hours in advance.


Holiday Tea

November 11 – January 3, 2025
Daily at 11am & 2pm

$72 per person for Indoor seating. $65 per person for Patio seating.

Seating is available by reservation only and must be made 24 hours in advance.


Gluten Free: We offer Gluten Free scones, Gluten Free breads, all our soups are Gluten Free and most of our desserts are Gluten Free with the exception of a few which we would offer an alternative dessert, such as Truffles, Chocolate Strawberries, Chocolate Mousse squares, Fruit Curds filled in Gluten Free tart shells.

Cancellations: cancellations, subject to a $10 processing fee per person, may be made up to 48 hours prior to your date of tea service. Refunds cannot be issued for missed reservations or cancellations within 48 hours of your tea service. Cancellations should be handled by calling 214.515.6511, Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm.

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

Gift Certificates: Gift your loved one with the long-running tradition of seated tea. After making your purchase you will receive the certificate to present to your guest. The recipient of the certificate will need to make their reservation through email or by calling. Gift certificates are valid one year after purchase. For questions, please call 214.515.6511 or email teas@dallasarboretum.org. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
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