Recently, we popped into the Pybus PR press preview and were buttered-up with decadent Marie Antoinette quantities of macaroons, gorgeous cake-lettes and delicious Cointreau & Earl Grey tea cocktails, all by the Mansion SocieTEA. Can’t say we complained that much.
The Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park, just a 30-minute drive from Melbourne, launched their high tea in November 2011. Nestled among beautiful Victorian landscapes, the elaborate high tea is served in the properties historic building every Sunday from 2-4pm, overlooking manicured lawns and luscious gardens. The enchanting architecture and majestic building is the perfect setting for the lavish spread of sweet and savoury delicacies and T2 teas; featuring both unique and traditional blends
Oh, and did we mention there’s champagne on arrival? Très sophisticated.
So if your feeling a little bit posh head to The Mansion, Gate 2, K Road, Werribee South, Victoria and make a booking to have high tea via telephone on (03) 9731 4000 or send an email to email@example.com.
Sittings costs $90 p/p, which includes sweet and savoury delicacies, T2 tea selection, iced teas, a glass of Lindenderry Sparkling Blanc de Blanc and T2 House Cocktail ‘My Fair Lady’: T2 French Earl Grey, Bombay Safire gin, peach schnapps, lemon, orange and fresh grapefruit.
But if that isn’t enough and you really want to indulge you can book a SocieTEA & Spa package at $400 per pair, which includes two hour-long massages at the deluxe spa and high tea for two afterwards. Telephone for bookings on (03) 9731 4140 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
So, imagine you’re from a different time period and enjoy a cup of fancy tea!
Words by Natalie Claire King.