My friend was able to accompany me to afternoon tea on Christmas day! I felt so lucky since I was able to enjoy afternoon tea and Christmas together! Three hours passed by quick and we headed home to attend our annual Christmas family dinner. The only place I know of that is open for afternoon tea is Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, though I wasn’t expecting the “special” menu, meaning the afternoon tea service that day was 50$ instead of the usual 35$.
I have been putting off going to Patisserie Fur Elise for far too long! I got the chance to try it on a nice (dry) but cold day last week. The tea house is located in an easy to reach part of town, fairly close to the Vancouver Public Library and just across the Cambie bridge. I made our reservations using their online system and it worked fairly well, I received a confirmation email the next morning. Afternoon tea is 30$ per person and reservations are highly recommended as I had a reservation on a Wednesday at their opening time (1pm) and the place was packed.
The tea house was located within a heritage house which really added to the charm.
The large light box was helpful in locating their tea house and all the waitress wore that adorable apron dress you see through that window!
When I went in there was no one by the counter on the right so I just helped myself up the stairs where the tea rooms are.
Overall my experience at Patisserie Fur Elise was quite positive, the waitresses were all very sweet and the ambiance was perfect, that is if you’re looking for the ultimate girly princessy tea room. The food was not the greatest but I’ve also had worse.