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This Parisian Cafe In Houston Is Something Out Of A Fairy Tale • Café Poêtes

Colby Smith Colby Smith

This Parisian Cafe In Houston Is Something Out Of A Fairy Tale • Café Poêtes

This charming café in Houston is a Disney dream come true.

Café Poêtes in Montrose gives visitors the chance to escape reality over a pot of tea. Inspired by L’Orangerie hotel in Paris, this elegant coffee shop re-imagines the typical Parisian café into a realm of fantasy. [Featured image: @cafepoetes]

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Its pristine design and illumination of natural light create a magical atmosphere. On the far wall is a bookcase ornamented with floral trimmings to make for the quaintest little reading corner. Furthermore, its seating and table arrangements are reminiscent of that in the Palace of Versailles and can perfectly accommodate any tea party.

In true European fashion, the café also features a picturesque open-air terrace. Lined with flowers and shaded by twin awnings, this outdoor bistro provides an idyllic setting for weekend brunch.

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Café Poêtes offers a full lunch, dinner, and dessert menu, with dishes that may have you reaching for your high-school French textbook. Quiches, salads, croques, croques, and their signature eclairs are just some of the dishes to appear on the menu.

Photo: @cafepoetes

The café also features a daily tea time, as well as a weekend brunch menu. Furthermore, guests can choose from any one of their rotating fresh-baked pastries throughout the day. All while in the presence of a live classical harpist.

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Photo: @cafepoetes

Thus, with their assortments of delicious delicacies, ethereal interior, and French-inspired cuisine, Café Poêtes is a dreamy escape in the heart of Montrose, Houston.

Practical information

Sunday: 10am - 6pm; Monday: Closed; Tuesday: 11am - 7pm; Wednesday: 11am - 7pm; Thursday: 11am - 10pm; Friday 11am - 10pm; Saturday: 10am - 10pm

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