Exquisite High Teas in the City
The Best High Tea’s in the City
The Belmond Mount Nelson
76 Orange Street, Cape Town | Fri-Sun (12h00 and 15h00) | Price: R325 pp, R215 p/child
Tea at the ‘Nellie’ is a traditional affair with an array of offerings including South African favourites such as milk tart and savoury biltong tarts and includes live piano music as entertainment.
The Table Bay Hotel
V&A Waterfront | Fri-Sun (14h00 and 16h00) | Price: R230 pp
The Table Bay’s High Tea menu celebrates seasonal flavours and textures, with homemade quiches, indulgent cakes, desserts and sandwiches, burgeoning with ingredients that are inspired by the seasons.
The Cape Grace Hotel
V&A Waterfront | Mon – Sun (12h30 – 18h00) | Price: R245 Full Tea | R90 Cream Tea
The Cape Grace Hotel’s High Tea encompasses a host of flavours and textures. Sit down to a single serving of a scone (cream tea), a slice of cake or enjoy the whole afternoon affair of all things sweet and savoury,
The One&Only Cape Town
V&A Waterfront | Mon – Sun (14h00 – 17h00) | Price: R395 pp | R200 per child
High tea at the One&Only Cape Town takes place in the Vista Bar and Lounge with spectacular views of the mountain and the waterside. A beautiful selection of sweet and savoury goodies prepared in the classic French way with a One&Only Cape Town twist.
Hazendal’s Russian Tea Ceremony
Stellenbosch | Tues – Sun: 10h00 – 17h00 | Price: R395 pp| R255 per child
Drawing on the heritage of the owners of the wine estate, the Russian Tea Ceremony is a feast for the senses with beautiful teas and delicate treats with a Russian twist. Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan menus are available.
V&A Waterfront Silo District | Tues – Sun from 14h30 | Price: R350.95 p/stand
The Yard has launched a brand new indian high tea in Cape Town; the distinctive menu takes its lead from the opulence of a traditional Indian high tea and include delightful desserts inspired by India. Both savoury and sweet options are generously served directly to your table.
The Granary Cafe at the Silo Hotel
V&A Waterfront Silo District | Thurs – Sun (14h30 to 16:30 | Price: R325 pp
Known as the Royal Tea, this experience is certainly fit for the monarchy. You’ll be spoilt for choice with a separate service of savouries and tiered sweets, with macarons, Madeleines and more to tickle the tastebuds. Enjoy with tea, coffee or a bottle of MCC (an added extra charge)
V&A Waterfront Silo District | Fri- Sun (14h00 – 18h00) | Price: R 695 pp & R 195 pp
The Coco Safar High Tea by Night Voyage is a theatrical culinary dining experience starting at sundown, carefully curated to create a multi-sensory epicurean evening complete with cinematic elements. A world first, the immersive dining performance, ultimately marrying the iconic Dessert Bar Experience with the traditional high tea.
The Cellars Hohenort
Brommersvlei Rd, Constantia Heights | Mon – Fri(11h00 & 15h00) | Price: R295pp
Served daily in the Greenhouse, on the Hohenort Terrace, Greenhouse Bar or in the Palm Arch, their High Tea is perfect for a wide range of special occasions, from birthdays, hen parties, baby showers and ‘Sip & See’ meet-the-new-baby afternoons, to corporate events
Elandskloof Rd, Franschhoek | Mon – Fri (15h00– 17h00 | Price: R325 pp
Transport yourself into a world filled with luxury and incredible scenery with an afternoon tea at La Residence in Franschhoek! Enjoy an indulgent selection of sweet and savory treats during afternoon tea at the Loggia which overlooks the pond and offers exquisite views of the surrounding gardens and vineyards.
Constantia Road, Wynberg | Mon – Fri, 8.30am – 3.30pm| Price: R 95 pp.
The delicious weekday afternoon tea is delivered on a three-tier cake stand, which can serve between two and 12 people. You will need to book two days in advance, but payment can be made on the day. By far one of the top things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town
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