Anthonij Rupert High Tea: A Decadent Franschhoek Affair

Anthonij Rupert High Tea: A Decadent Franschhoek Affair

A sophisticated and decidedly decadent high tea in the Winelands.

High tea is one of those deliciously decadent affairs that magically transports you to a bygone era (or even just away from your daily grind). Add in an enchanting Winelands setting, with a manor house steeped in history, and you have a teatime experience you won’t soon forget. Which is where Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate comes in…

Served in a beautiful country manor house overlooking beautifully manicured lawns, the high tea experience at Anthonij Rupert feels like you’ve stepped into an episode of Bridgerton. Of course, the awe-inspiring mountain views – and warm South African hospitality – will remind you that you’re right here in the Western Cape (Franschhoek, to be precise) which is a pretty fine place to be, actually.

Antonij Rupert Estate Franschhoek Tea

The treats

High tea is always a spectacular affair. Served on a tiered stand covered in enticing creations, the tea menu includes:

  • mini carrot cake roll with cream cheese filling and sugar paste flowers
  • tonka bean flan
  • floralie chocolate bar with almond sponge cake, passion fruit chocolate cremeux and whipped coconut ganache
  • cherry dulcey éclair with cherry compote
  • salmon frittata with herb crème fraîche and red lumpfish caviar
  • mini venison pies
  • Fontina and sundried tomato madeleines

Each high tea includes your choice of drink, either Premier Cru tea, or an artisanal coffee or a glass of L’Ormarins Brut NV (when the alcohol ban is lifted).

Cost R250 per person (minimum of 4 guests per booking)

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Address

Anthonij Rupert Wine Farm R45 Franschhoek