L’Opera Patisserie – 5951 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, B.C.
I found my favourite spot for high tea and French patisseries in Richmond. Yes, Richmond of all places. This hidden gem is located below the Marriott Hotel with a tiny store front, so look carefully as it can be easily missed.
The High Tea menu is $45 per person and must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. I highly recommend calling at least a few days prior to attending.
Cream of Asparagus Soup as the starter.
First tier – Forrest Noir Mini, Creme Caramel and assorted macarons. All very well prepared
Second tier – Matcha Opera, Chocolate Strawberries and Tiramisu
Last tier – Assorted savouries; Organic filet mignon crostini, stuffed mushroom, lobster vol au vent, quail egg and pork mini pie, liver pate gougere, mini brie and chive scone.
My final thoughts:
Overall I had a very nice experience here and would highly recommend this venue for a lovely afternoon.
Good variety of sweet and savoury
Excellent hand crafted goods
Tiny venue (aprox 6 tables)
Room temprature – the air conditioning must have been on full blast when I visited.