Print
Restaurants

Far From France Offers Tea Service

By Jessica Maurer, posted Apr 11, 2018
Far From France's tea service includes a choice of sweets (such as those shown above) and savory items. (Photo by Jessica Maurer)
Fans of the Wilmington Tea Room, which closed its doors at the end of 2014, will now have a new place to gather for high tea.
 
Far From France, a combination French café, bakery and gourmet grocery store, is offering a customized tea service. The service includes a choice of Maxim’s de Paris teas, as well as mini sweet and savory pastries, petit fours, macarons and tea cakes. All of the pastries are made in-house by pastry chef and co-owner Josephine Pelletier, with the exception of the macarons, which are imported from Maxim’s.
 
Far From France opened at The Pointe at Barclay last May and specializes in fresh baked goods such as madeleines, caramel cakes, croissants, baguettes and brioche. There are also a variety of imported gourmet items, including chocolates and macarons, oils, vinegars and mustards.
 
Josephine’s husband, Alban Pelletier, said this was the logical next step for Far From France, and he and his wife look forward to filling a gap that has been missing in Wilmington for some time.
 
Tea service is being offered 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Customers also have the choice of 7, 9, or 11 sweet and savory items per person to accompany their tea.
 
In addition to tea, also served daily at Far From France are coffee, espresso, lattes and cappuccinos and café seating is available inside or on the outdoor patio.
 
Far From France is located in Suite 204 at 1474 Barclay Pointe Blvd.

Have a tip for Restaurant Roundup? Email [email protected].
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Geofflosee300x300 10221511305

Protect Yourself and Your Business from Cybersecurity Threats

Geoffrey Losee - Rountree Losee LLP
Volety 0020 1121724229

UNCW to offer N.C.’s first Actuarial Science Certificate Program

Aswani Volety - UNCW College of Arts and Sciences
Burrus rob headshot 300x300

Cameron M.B.A. Alumna Keeps Wilmington WARM

Robert Burrus - Cameron School of Business - UNC-Wilmington

Trending News

Ohio Company Acquires Wilmington Based Environmental Consulting Firm

Cece Nunn - Jul 19, 2018

Area Restaurants Earn Wine Spectator Recognition

Jessica Maurer - Jul 18, 2018

New Businesses Open, On The Way To Beau Rivage Marketplace

Cece Nunn - Jul 20, 2018

Airport Terminal Expansion Project Set To Move Forward Ahead Of Schedule

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jul 19, 2018

Local Food Delivery Services React To Uber Eats

Jessica Maurer - Jul 18, 2018

In The Current Issue

What’s Next In Local Grocery Wars?

The Cape Fear region is likely to remain a tempting prospect for grocery store chains considering areas for growth, developers say, although...


Orthopedic Practice Continues To Grow

EmergeOrtho is expected to continue to expand in the Cape Fear region and beyond. The physician-owned orthopedic practice is set to break gr...


SBA Pilots Streamlined Disaster Lending Program

With hurricane season officially upon us, the U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the launch of a new quick lending program aim...

Book On Business

The 2018 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2018 Power Breakfast - Dishing on the Restaurant Biz
2018 WilmingtonBiz Expo - Keynote Lunch with Eric Dinenberg, Rouse Properties
2017 Health Care Heroes