If you fancy yourself a tea connoisseur and love a flute of Champagne coupled with delicate pastries, then a High Tea Bridal Shower is a must. Why not enjoy all the classic elements of high tea, the initiate setting, and the exchange of laughter and stories with some of your closest friends and bridesmaids. We’ve curated the best Hotels in Sydney to host your Bridal Shower High Tea.
Set within the restored 19th century Treasury Building in Sydney, the Intercontinental encapsulates luxury. Overlooking Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera house and the Royal Botanic Gardens, there’s a touch of history and a whole lot of glamour. High tea is served within The Cortile’s atrium, a stunning lofty space surrounded by tiered sandstone arcades. With a gorgeous handcrafted menu of both sweet and savoury delicacies and a Ronnefeldt tea library to choose from, High Tea at the Intercontinental is sure to delight. And if you’re feeling so inclined indulge in a glass of Champagne to mark the special occasion.
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The Park Hyatt has one of the most coveted Harbour front locations, and so has one of the most amazing views of the harbour. With floor to ceiling glass windows, the dining space has uninterrupted views of the harbour and the Sydney Opera House. Why not enjoy the view with delicately crafted finger sandwiches, warm scones served with jam and cream, and a platter of miniature cakes, tartlets and macarons. All served with an elegant flute of Moët and Chandon Rosé Champagne, adding a little bit of sparkle to the experience.
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If you’re a time poor bride-to-be than the Novotel Norwest, nestled in Norwest Business Park makes a great option for High Tea outside Sydney’s CBD. A short drive from Parramatta City and a short walk from Sydney Ice Arena, High Tea is available on weekends served in the Rebellion Bar and Grill. Expect a traditional three-tiered spread of warm scones with jam, an array of tarts & cakes, and an assortment of finger sandwiches and homemade quiche – as well as an unlimited assortment of tea and coffee or a glass of Australian sparkling wine.
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One of Sydney’s largest luxury hotels the Hyatt Regency is a fabulous location for High Tea. Located on Sussex St Sydney, adjacent to Darling Harbour the Hyatt Regency provides outstanding views. High Tea is served in the modern yet welcoming The Sailmaker restaurant, which offers a perfect space for you and your lovely ladies to enjoy High Tea with a spectacular view. Indulge in a delicately selected three-tiered arrangement of finger sandwiches; decadent desserts and classic warm scones with jam and cream.
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For the bride-to-be that loves traditionalism with a hint of modernity look no further than the Primus Hotel’s Wilmot High tea. Situated in the heart of Sydney the Primus Hotel offers the perfect homage to the Art Deco era. Have your high tea served in the iconic hotel lobby or choose to have a more intimate setting within The Wilmot. Indulge in lemon and white chocolate scones, curried egg and cucumber sandwiches and popcorn mousse cake, complemented with a selection of both traditional and exotic teas. However, for those looking for something extra special with their High Tea, the Primus Hotel offers a cocktail menu.
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