Recently a friend and I enjoyed the Premium Classic Afternoon Tea Party at Steakhouse 55 inside the Disneyland Hotel. Afternoon tea is available Friday-Sunday from 12pm-3pm. I’ve been anxious to have a tea party at Disneyland ever since they first started having these, so I was thrilled to finally be able to get a reservation for one (they are not always easy to get, especially around holidays!). We were extra lucky and were able to come during the Valentine’s Day tea for some extra magic! We had a fabulous time and I am so excited to share this with you.
Dining at the Steakhouse 55 restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel is an amazing experience in itself if you are as big a steak lover as I am. It was even more amazing to come here for a magical tea party! It is a bit pricey but well worth it; don’t forget if you have your annual Disney pass, you can use your discount for the tea party, which will help quite a bit. You also will feel like Disney Royalty here with all the fancy plates and silverware and farewell gifts. Be ready to experience an elegant afternoon complete with sweets, savories and a lovely selection of teas.
The menu includes traditional scones, tea sandwiches, desserts and more. Aperitifs, wines by the glass, ports and cordials are also available for an additional charge. The glamorous Hollywood-style setting ofSteakhouse 55 at Disneyland Hotel, is the perfect setting to enjoy afternoon tea. Originally introduced to European high society in the 1800s, this relaxing respite promises to forge unforgettable memories with family and friends.
Choose from 3 distinct tea parties:
Classic Tea Party- $50
Teas and Herbal Infusions
Premium Tea Party-$65
Teas and Herbal Infusions
Kids Tea Party- $35
Herbal Infusions, Juices, Milk or Hot Chocolate
Please Note: Gluten-free and vegan options are available upon request.
*I highly recommend getting the premium tea party package to make your experience a total dream come true. If you have a pass, for the premium tea party with tax it comes to just under $60 per person.*
After you order the kind of tea party you wish to enjoy and pick out your teas, the tea is brewed and served to you in your own cute adorable tea pot. You have a choice of either hot or cold tea and
each person in your party can choose a different kind of tea so that your party can enjoy a variety of different kinds of teas. This is a great way to try out some different teas that you may not have had before as well as your favorites. We went with the Redbush Caramel Velvet ( Reminiscent of a luxurious Dulce de Leche with a light, refreshing aftertaste. Caffeine-Free, Herbal) and the Eros (a black sweet orange and creamy vanilla bean blended with medium bodied Ceylon leaves). Both of the teas were delicious and came with honey, lemon, cream and your choice of sugar, calorie free sweeteners, or some cool rock sugar candy sticks to dip into your tea!
First the salads came out. Very light and refreshing; Rose Wine poached pears, edible flowers, with a strawberry vinaigrette.
With the premium tea, you also get a glass of sparkling wine; Iron Horse Fairy Tale Cuvee Brut. It was great to have a little bit of bubbly with our tea party!
Our tiered tea party came out with all the goodies! Yum yum, so much food!
One of my favorite things to do at Disney California Adventure was to go down the Rabbit Hole on Sunday Funday and go to Mad T Party. I haven’t gotten to do this since Sunday, November 30th, and this makes me sad. November 30th was the last time the beloved T-Party has been on stage due to all of the Frozen festivities currently taking up the stage area at Disney CA Adventure.
Luckily, not too long ago it was announced that when the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration begins on May 22, Mad T Party will make its return – and this time, it will be a new, dazzling experience, marking the 60th anniversary of the Disneyland Resort. This makes me so happy, but a little sad too, but that’s for another reason.
Until their magical return when we can see the Mad T Party band play once again I leave you with some photos and a couple of videos from their last performance that was totally out of this world. No one wanted to leave, it was a very emotional show for everyone. Have you been to the Mad T Party before? Wether you’ve never been or you were also at the last show, I hope to see you there when they return on May 22nd!
The Mad T Party Band
What I like About YOU! 😉
Mad T Party Band playing What I Like About You & Happy
March Hare always makes the greatest facial expressions! lol
The Mad Hatter and Dormouse.
A very emotional Alice making one of her special hearts.
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It’s springtime! When I think of spring, I think of garden tea parties, sitting out in the backyard with the roses in full bloom, sipping some delicious Bigelow Tea with some good friends. When I think of tea parties, scenes from Alice in Wonderland, elegant Victorian decor and ladies with their pinky fingers stuck up in the air come to mind. I have some very old, yet amazingly beautiful tea cups and tea pots that I’ve just been itching to use to have a tea party with as they’ve just been sitting around in the china cabinet, collecting dust for quite a while now. These cups and pots hold a lot of family history as I imagine they have been through many tea parties before. Some of them can even be traced back to 1910 when my great-great grandmother Carlson owned them. As spring has been approaching us, I’ve been getting more and more excited to finally host a tea party with these beauties! I gathered up a few friends who I know enjoy tea and tea parties as much as I do, and we started to plan our afternoon tea party to celebrate spring with Bigelow Tea! This led to a trip to Wal-Mart to go buy some of my favorite tea, Bigelow Tea, as well as some other much needed items, which you can see the full shopping trip here, in my Google+ Album!