Tea was discovered in ancient China when a leaf blew in the window and landed in the emperor's bath, which he was slurping through a straw. Sip leaves steeped more decorously with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of light fare, tea, and more at Inspirations Tea Room in Edmond.
Inspirations Tea Room steeps itself in more than 100 types of fine teas, and its ornate china and décor enhance a flavorful menu featuring sandwiches, soups, salads, and sweets. Prod wily appetites with a starter of baked mac 'n' cheese ($6) or the petite chicken-salad croissant ($4). The Queen’s quiche with fresh vegetables and cheese ($10.95) clobbers cravings for crown-shaped foods, and the gentleman’s sandwich of brisket and provolone on grilled ciabatta ($10.95) is ideal for the appetites of three persons of distinction. Fade the meal to a close with freshly baked cookies ($3) or chocolate-dipped strawberries and cream ($8), beautifully paired with a hot tea or coffee ($2.50).
Feel at home slurping from Inspiration's opulent tea sets while Kentucky Derby hat-offs find a proper setting in adjacent pastel-toned dining rooms. An outdoor patio surrounded by trees and blooming foliage gives tea sippers aesthetic sustenance while also reminding them that not all leaves benefit from having boiling water poured on them.
Insider Pagers give Inspirations Tea Room a perfect five-star rating:
- Inspirations Tea Room is just a delight from the moment you walk through the door - you're greeted warmly and shown to your beautifully appointed table and quickly catered to regarding what you'd like to drink. – Shelley D.
- Inspirations Tea Room was a most delicious experience. The waitstaff was exceptional and their tea offerings was [sic] wonderful. – Marie H.
2118 W Edmond Rd.
Edmond, Oklahoma 73003Get Directions