High Tea Auckland


Our High tea PROPOSAL:  our pricing is exclusive of Gst.

Small numbers:  

  • We normally accept 6 to 8 people  in our Gold Dining room.

For large numbers ,

  • we move you to the ballroom and we set up beautifully - depending on numbers, a small setup surcharge will apply, and we will have to hire extra staff: at a ratio of 1:6.
During the week we also have availability. 
Normally we will be happy to provide Bubbles (very suited to this occasion) from our cellar as indicated above

Bookings indispensable: Formal confirmation is sent when you Email  full contact (address details)  and Credit card details.
  • Dates: Weekends available - During the week, subject to availability.

  • Times: 2pm - 4pm, or 3pm - 5pm.

  • Style: Our high teas are very lavish and substantial

French "Ritz-style" High tea.

  • 4-courses very formal Silver served. 2 hot entrees + 2 desserts

English Devonshire High tea

  • less formal - buffet style with tiered-platters (dainty club sandwiches, scones,cup cakes, petit fours)

Cost: 2016 season.

French :  $54 + gst per person
English:   $48 + gst per person

Beverages:  Selection of Teas - Our Signature blend of Colombian and Italian Coffee

MADE TO ORDER events:  

We have a gorgeous ballroom and are available a few Saturdays or Sundays (always favourite days)  mid August through September.We can create a special event  for a larger party: over 8 people, up to max 20-30 people..  

Special set-up : We create high teas on a very special basis

    • Max 10 people: $100- one staff required
    • 10-15 people - SPECIAL: $130 + gst - we can extend the time - additional staff required
    • 15-20 people - charge is $180 + gst

    FOR large numbers, we have had to put together special pricing for summer 2015-16:


    20-30 people - charge is $280 + gst 30-40 people - charge is $380 + gst

    • Staff is additional as required: Ratio is one staff for 8 people for duration. (In charge of Champagne bar, and High tea coffee service).
    • Flat service fee : (no change 2015) - $75 + gst per staff (covers periods of 2-2.5 hours) . Required: 2 staff for 15 people, 3 staff for 20 people, etc...

    Other Beverages:

    • We offer the best cellar in Auckland with choice of Champagnes. Our high teas are perfectly suited for special celebrations.
    • Our High tea DO NOT include Bubbles nor soft drinks. ON REQUEST - additional
    Choice of Champagnes:  French from $130 per bottle, or a  Premium NZ Bubbles at a cost of $45 + gst per bottle (1 bottle will serve 5 people). 

    Additional - Soft drinks: Pitcher of Orange juice from $19 + gst

    • Special bar can be set up on request - beverages served on arrival, while you wait for your guests.

    French “Ritz-style” High tea menu:

    This type of high tea is made up of 2 entrees and 2 desserts.

    • Savouries - entree size
      • Coquilles St. Jacques Sauce Mornay (scallops in a Mornay Sauce) in a pastry shell.
      • Goat cheese and Port onion jam in puff pastry
    • Sweets: Dessert and Tiered platter of Petit Fours with selection of two choices: Either

    • Keffir Lime and Lemon grass Panacotta, served with a choice of Rose syrup or Passionfruit syrup,
    • or Mini cheese cakes with a Rhum and caramel sauce.
    • Included: Platter of Petits Fours (2 types)
      • or, if preferred, a platter of Scones with cream and jams.

    Dietary requirements: We can accommodate, on request, special dietary requirements, including Gluten free options. For the French High tea:

    We can prepare a vegetarian option for people who do not eat shellfish/ scallops, such as Spinach and Feta turnovers.

    English High tea menu - served in tiered platters and lovely silver

    Typical English, with selection of bite sized sandwiches, cup cakes and petit fours. We add Scones to the m

    Selection of dainty club sandwiches: choice of 3 types

    • Tuna and cucumber, Asparagus rolls - in season
    • Chicken rolls or Chicken and tomato sandwiches
    • Ham and cheese
    • Roast beef, and cucumber
    • Salami and egg - or cheese and egg
    • Salmon and cream cheese

    Platter of Signature Petit Fours: choose 3

    • Mini pecan pies Lemon Honey and grape tartlet
    • Passion fruit tartlet
    • Apple and almond filo mini pie
    • Meringues, stuffed with cream and berry fruit
    • Mini muffins (apple or blueberry)
    • INCLUDED We serve sweets on gold tiered platters, as centre pieces:

    • Petit fours cup cakes 2 types
      • Vanilla and or Chocolate
      • Scones served with cream and jams.
    • Choice of teas (special teas) and freshly brewed coffee.

    Additional Menu Options: English or French high teas : additional $4 per person per additional item.

    • SAVOURY OPTIONS: Vegetarian options
      • Creme and Goat cheese mini pastries topped with Port onion jam (V)
      • Spanakopitas filled with spinach and feta (V)
      • Choice of a large cake large Apple Strudel served with Creme Fraiche
      • Lemon , almond and Yoghurt cake

    • TIMING:
      • Guests arriving by 2:00 for 2:30pm
      • High tea served at 2:30pm
      • Finish 4:00 - 4:30pm .
    • Our menus served in a lavish setting with lovely china, silver and themed tables Lends itself very well to celebrations with Bubbles

    We offer 2 types: Premium NZ Bubbles from $45 or French Bubbles from $130 per bottle.

    You are welcome to organise special entertainment = the ballroom will be exclusively reserved for your use and offers ample space.

    Choice of teas (special teas) and freshly brewed coffee


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