As an aspiring minimalist, the best kind of gift you can get me is an experience. My friend Alex treated me to high tea at Edith’s Bistro in Plano, TX and I couldn’t have been more excited to go!
First up is the ambiance of the restaurant.
Parking is very easy in a large lot on the side of the building which is a huge win. One of the best things about the location, though, is on the other side of the building. A huge pond (lake?) connecting other restaurants and a hotel. It’s a perfect place to sit out in an Adirondack chair and enjoy the sunshine.
I really loved the clean lines of the China and place-settings (including those swirly candle sticks!) and all of the flowers.
The photo below is of the room where the high tea is done – isn’t that wall of plants spectacular?
Here’s what is currently on the high tea menu as of September 2020:
- Smoke Salmon Mousse Vol Au Vent
- Cucumber & Pimento Cheese Tartine
- Free Range Egg Salad Gougere
- Jambon De Bayonne & Arugula Mousseline Tartine
- Fresh Fruit Tart
- Petit gateaux au chocolat
- Meyer Lemon Glazed Madeleine
- French Macaron
- Blueberry Scones
- Devonshire Cream & Jam
There are two of everything in the photos because there were two of us!
You’ll notice that there are some items listed above that aren’t in the photos. – it seems likely that the menus change seasonally. My favorite items were the chocolate covered madeleines (which aren’t on the menu currently, unfortunately) and Alex’s favorites were the blueberry scones. Overall, I think that the sweet items were better than the savory but that may just be to taste – I’ve never been super enthused by tea sandwiches.
One tea is included with purchase. I ordered a Mimosa, as well, and that was $3.00. Wines cost between $3.00 and $9.00.
There are also children’s high tea options (outlined here).
Please note: Tea is served 7 days a week between 11am and 5pm. Reservations must be made 48hrs prior by phone and you’ll need to provide a credit card when making the reservations.
Now let’s get to the price: $39.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. It’s hard to tell how good the value of this is because of how unique the experience is, but it is one of the most moderately priced high teas in Dallas.
Don’t want high tea? The restaurant also has a “normal” menu and cases for you to pickup something sweet instead.
Where should Alex and I try high tea next? Want to see more fun adventures around Dallas?
This post is not sponsored. All opinions are my own.