Vanille Introduces New Holiday Tea Menu

This holiday season, Chicago’s favorite French-inspired patisserie, Vanille, is celebrating with a limited-time holiday tea menu for their decadent Afternoon Tea experience offered at their Lincoln Park location, 2108 N. Clark Street. The new holiday-inspired menu, perfect for a magical afternoon in the city, will be available from November 25th to December 31st, seven days a week.

Vanille’s Afternoon Tea is a one-of-a-kind experience that transports guests straight to the city of lights. Taking place in the Lincoln Park Salon with its glamorous sparkling chandelier, black and white muraled wall, tufted dining chairs, and fresh flowers, Vanille’s gourmet tea is served alongside their signature pastries, house made jams and curds, and finger sandwiches. The new Holiday Tea menu includes all of the standard Afternoon Tea items with the addition of lemon pepper quiche, pumpkin curd, gingerbread macaron, and pecan tart. The Holiday Tea is topped off with Vanille’s signature hot chocolate, a house made marshmallow, and peppermint macaron.


Vanille is also excited to announce that their newest location in Lakeview, 3243 N. Broadway, will now be offering Afternoon Tea starting November 25th. The standard afternoon tea menu will be available and sessions can be reserved seven days a week.

Both locations have reservation times of 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Lincoln Park Salon has a minimum of four guests required for booking and can accommodate up to ten guests. Holiday Tea is priced at $45 per person and standard Afternoon Tea is also available for $32 per person. The Lakeview location also has a minimum of four guests required and can seat up to 8. Afternoon Tea is priced at $32 per person. Each tea service lasts approximately an hour and a half. Petit Tea, for guests four to 12-years-old, is also available at both locations for $19 per person.

Vanille specializes in French-inspired artisanal desserts and pastries including delicious entremets and tarts, handmade chocolates and candies, fresh baked croissants and classic French macarons. Vanille is currently operating three locations including one in Lincoln Park, at Chicago’s French Market and the newest store in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.

For more information on Vanille, visit or call 773.868.4574.

About Vanille

Founded in 2002, Vanille specializes in French-inspired artisanal pastries, desserts, and cakes. Owned and operated by Sophie Evanoff, Vanille prides itself on its premier quality and taste. From the ever-popular French macarons to the freshly baked croissants and handmade chocolates and candies, every creation shows Vanille’s true dedication to its craft. Vanille currently operates three Chicago locations; one at 2108 N. Clark St. in Lincoln Park, one at the French Market located inside Ogilvie Metra Station at 131 N. Clinton Ave and a third store, which opened in early 2016, at 3243 N. Broadway in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For more information, visit