The Cellars-Hohenort High Tea: A Stylish Spread For Any Occasion

Cellars-Hohenort High Tea

Special occasions deserve a special kind of spoil.

This historic and delightful hotel in the heart of the Constantia Valley is arguably one of the loveliest spots to enjoy an indulgent high tea, no matter the reason or season. If you’re celebrating a birthday, an anniversary, a reunion, an upcoming wedding or a new baby, The Cellars-Hohenort is the picture-perfect choice.

Cellars-Hohenort High Tea Venue

When seated in the light-filled Greenhouse, on the Hohenort Terrace or under the Palm Arch (an especially charming nook on the property), it’s impossible not to let the tranquillity and beauty of the hotel’s magnificent gardens wash over you, while you enjoy an assortment of treats crafted by the pastry team.

What’s for tea?

Cellars-Hohenort High Tea Menu

The Classic High Tea menu is a tantalising and beautifully presented four-course spread designed by executive chef Tronette Dippenaar, drawing inspiration from high teas at the best hotels around the world.

It kicks off with a selection of finger sandwiches, of course – the iconic cucumber, plus salmon, goat’s cheese with roasted tomato, and a nod to local with a biltong pinwheel. The second course of savoury bites runs from quiche and foldovers to camembert panna cotta, arancini and salmon cornets.

Cellars-Hohenort High Tea Scones

From here it’s a deep, delicious dive into the sweet side of things… from warm scones with jam and Chantilly cream to cheesecake, berry-and-rose choux puffs and slices of various cakes. Think chocolate, coffee, caramel and tropical fruit.

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Cellars-Hohenort High Tea Beverage

The feast is accompanied by a selection of loose-leaf Nigiro teas, rooibos and herbal infusions. The exclusive hotel blend of green rooibos with various fruits, flowers, herbs and Liz McGrath rose petals truly conjures a sense of place. There is an option of coffee, if you prefer. In addition, a welcome glass of L’Ormarins Brut Rosé sets the tone perfectly for a sublime experience of old-school glamour in the heart of Constantia.

Please note Special dietary requirements are catered for with 24 hours’ advance notice. Booking is essential.
Times Saturday + Sunday, 11am – 1pm
2pm – 4pm
Cost R435 (adults); R215 (children 4 – 11 years)
Contact 021 794 2137,
Where to find it 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town
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Time of publication: 10 February 2023