High tea refers to the height of the table upon which the spread was enjoyed and was considered the alternative to low tea, which was served atop the king while he slept. Partake in royal treatment with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $20 for traditional British afternoon tea for two ($40 value)
- $30 for traditional British afternoon tea for four ($80 value)<p>
As clocks strike the tea hour, pastry chef Gwyn Roberts whips up scones, dainties, and petits fours to satiate sweet teeth. Meanwhile, chef Dylan Sexton prepares the traditional three-tiered tray of savouries, such as smoked salmon, roasted red peppers, goat cheese, and sourdough crustinis. A piping hot pot of fresh tea—chosen from more than 20 traditional or organic flavours—arrives at tables alongside the three-storey plate of snacks, complete with a grouchy, gingerbread man landlord.<p>
As pastry chef Gwyn Roberts and chef Dylan Sexton concoct sweet and savoury eats, respectively, teapots whistle merrily to declare their readiness for an infusion of traditional or organic teas. The duo craft everything from sugary petits fours to blazingly spicy chorizo sausage, served for lunch, dinner, and at a traditional British afternoon tea service, complete with crustless sandwiches and three-tiered trays.
Breezes waft into the dining room through the vast windows embedded into the curved facade, and tiny potted plants dotting the sills soak up the sunlight. On walls hang the works of local artists, providing them with a venue for self-expression and a free meal for the paintings after their decoration shift.