Thursday, April 23, 2015

TEA BY THE SEA at the Getty Villa

ADDRESS: 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades, CA
CROSS STREETS: Near W. Coastline Drive
FWY ACCESS: 10, 405

WEBSITE: getty.edu
SOCIAL MEDIA: Pinterest 
PHONE: 310.440.6033 or 800.369.3059
EMAIL: BonAppetitReservations@getty.edu

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Thurs & Sat: 1p

PARKING: $15 in their lot (per car), however admission to the Villa museum is free!
CAPACITY: na
RESERVATIONS: Required for tea
GIFT SHOP: Yes, the museum shop
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes
OUTDOOR DINING: Yes, covered area looking out over the grounds
DRESS: Museum attire

CATERING: na
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS ACCOMMODATED: Call to discuss
PRICE: $36
MENU: See end of listing

DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Italian villa magnificence 
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Mrs. Garrett's carrot cake
UNIQUE ASPECTS: Take a docent tour of the gardens at 2:30p and walk off those tea treats
OWNED BY: The Getty Villa, in tribute to Jean Garrett, the late wife of the Museum's first director
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: Malibu splendor
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2014, after the 1997 closure of the villa's tearoom
LISTING UPDATED: April 2015

MENU

Mediterranean-inspired afternoon tea

A basket of house-baked scones and tea breads are served at each table
with freshly brewed tea and traditional accompaniments

Baby Buttermilk Biscuit with Tavern Ham and Orange Marmalade

Belgian Endive with Herb Goat Cheese and Roasted Beets

Roasted Turkey, White Cheddar, Cranberry Aioli on Sliced Pumpernickel
All items are bite-size and served family style
Chef’s Hot Special
Smoked Gouda and Potato Croquette with Roasted Apple Relish

Duck Confit and Vegetable Pot Pie
Dessert
Mrs. Garrett’s Carrot Cake

Selection of Seasonal Desserts
$36.00 per person, plus tax and 18% service charge

A culinary-inspired garden tour specially designed by our Getty Villa Education Department
begins at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays



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