HIGH TEAS AUCKLAND
Our High tea PROPOSAL: our pricing is exclusive of Gst.
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...
- 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)
- 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.
INCLUDED We serve sweets on gold tiered platters, as centre pieces:
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)
- SWEET OPTIONS:
- Choice of a large cake large Apple Strudel served with Creme Fraiche
- Lemon , almond and Yoghurt cake
- 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