I recently visited with a group of friends for High Tea, on a recommendation for a work colleague. On arrival I was impressed with the setting, if you are thinking about going, I would recommend visiting on a sunny day, as the inside part of restaurant didn’t seem that appealing, but the deck is lovely
We were seated outside in a lovely sunny spot. Our wait person was in training but friendly enough. He explained all of the teas and served our individual teas. There were a couple of non-tea drinkers in our group, but they only offer water and OJ as drink alternatives.
We had already ordered our High Tea, and the food came out relatively quickly. The High Tea had come high recommended, and for $30 per person I was expecting good things. Sadly I was very disappointing. If you are expecting a traditional High Tea you will be disappointed. Their website states a High Tea with an Asian twist. Our High Tea was made up with mini hamburger (not sure about the asian influence there), octopus balls, prawn stick, and a smoked salmon bellini. The savoury dishes were the highlight, but average at best. The desserts although they looked delicious were terrible, and our group struggled to enjoy any of them. The portion was tiny, and we all left feeling starving and very unsatisfied.
Looking at the patronage, it was pretty obvious that this place is a tourist attraction, as most people did not look like they were locals. The rest of the menu has an asian influence and seemed pricey.
I would recommend if you would like to enjoy a cup of tea on a lovely sunny deck, as the setting is lovely but I would not recommend the high tea
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