There is no time better than afternoon tea time. Add in a few ultra indulgent treats and tea time becomes the best time! Minkys loves an afternoon of decadent high tea, so we’ve rounded up all the best spots for high tea in Johannesburg.
1. Just Teddy
Just Teddy in Hyde Park Corner offers a signature high tea experience. You will indulge in buttermilk scones with (real!) chantilly cream, a selection of meze, quiches and pies, as well as an array of the finest French patisserie selected by the chef. This will be served with a choice of TWG tea or filter coffee. This high tea is also available as vegan or gluten free, upon request.
Visit www.justteddy.co.za for more information and to make a booking
2. The Saxon Hotel Villas and Spa
The most elegant high tea of all at one of South Africa’s most luxurious hotels, high tea at The Saxon is fit for royalty! At The Saxon you will enjoy a sophisticated experience in the Piano Lounge where the hotel’s resident pianist will be tinkling the ivories to set the mood. A selection of bite-sized savoury and sweet items all decadently hand crafted will be served with a selection of teas and coffee.
Visit www.thesaxon.co.za for more information and to make a booking
High Tea at Zioux is a real decadent and indulgent experience that is definitely worth enjoying especially if you have a special occasion that needs celebrating. Hosted every Saturday between 11am and 4pm, this exclusive high tea boasts a wide selection of treats including some very gourmet touches. Think crayfish roll, crispy prawn roll, wagyu sirloin katso to name a few. As well as a very exciting selection of sweet treats.
Visit www.zioux.com for more information and to make a booking
4. Olives and Plates WITS Club
The first weekend of every month, Olives and Plates WITS Club hosts a very exclusive high tea. From traditional cucumber sandwiches to smoked salmon bagels, pastries, puffs and mini cakes. You can also choose between imported German tea or enjoy freshly brewed coffee. The setting for this high tea is very picturesque with beautifully decorated tables and bouquets of fresh flowers.
Visit www.olivesandplates.co.za for more information and to make a booking
Alto234 takes high tea to new heights, literally. Served on the on the rooftop of The Leonardo in Sandton and with 360-degree views over one of the most-wooded cities in the world. Some of the sweet and savoury small plates include servings of prawn and curried hollandaise blini; beef fillet tartar brioche toast; bacon, brie and asparagus frittata; and a vanilla bean custard beignet. High tea is available on Saturdays and Sundays.
Visit www.alto234.co.za for more information and to make a booking