The Historic Dent House, circa 1854, is the last standing plantation home in Chattanooga.  As a beloved icon, this beautiful treasure is now open again to the public daily as a tea parlor, an event venue, a gift shop ladened with novelties from local businesses and much more. This 163-year-old grand home is the perfect place where friends can gather for lunch, a full four-course afternoon tea service, or dinner.  Special occasions of every sort, including indoor and outdoor weddings, are perfectly placed amid the centuries-old Magnolias and Oaks, seven large fourteen foot high walled dining rooms, and picturesque fountain centered park.

Polly Claire’s not only opens The Historic Dent House to the public six days each week offering lunch, full afternoon tea, elegant evening dinners, private dining rooms for special gatherings, full venue rental, but also adds a gift shop where amazing curiosities can be found as well as fine china registries created for birthday, graduation, baby shower, bridal, or any other celebration. Royal Doulton’s acclaimed  Beatrix Potter children’s collection or Royal Albert’s entire china collection make perfect and seamless showers, parties, and celebrations memorable. Seamless Party planning for all.

Whether celebrating intimately or on a grand scale, Polly Claire’s serves a large variety of world class teas and fresh menu items sure to please. Complete lunch to go are also available by phone. Picnic outdoors on our ample property or choose to dine in, we are happy to serve the greater Chattanooga area.

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