Dining Out

The Palazzo Hotel gets tea time down to a T

Jun 3, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, long, lazy and ultra-indulgent tea times are taking centre stage at The Palazzo Montecasino hotel, with a delicious new Winter High Tea menu, a new Morning High Tea offering, and a one-day only special ‘Christmas in July in Hats and Heels’ High Tea on Saturday 13 July 2019.

Palazzo’s popular world-class high tea menus are refreshed according to changing seasons, tastes and trends, and served indoors or on the hotel deck, perfectly positioned to soak in the beautiful garden views.


The new Winter High Tea menu features sweet temptations, including Mexican spiced chocolate panna cotta with capsicum compote, lemon mint meringue choux, cherry and dark chocolate mousse, peanut butter crunch milk chocolate tart with banana jelly, apple crumble cupcake, custard tart, sweet and savoury scones, and macarons. The savoury selection includes minted halloumi and tomato pesto on toasted tramezzini, roast beef and wholegrain blackberry mustard pretzels, smoked salmon and truffle ricotta on beetroot roll, sandwiches, quiches and cocktail pies, and Moroccan vegetable pie. All accompanied by flavourful, freshly brewed teas and coffee. The Winter High Tea at Palazzo is available until 31 August 2019 at R285 per person from 14h00 to 17h00.


The tantalising ‘Christmas in July’ High Tea is a festive feast that will be held on 13 July 2019 from 13h00 in Rosa, featuring an exotic ‘Hats and Heels’ dress code. The choco-centric sweets menu includes peppermint caramel crisp mousse, vanilla milk chocolate mousse with ‘mulled wine’ jelly, decadent dark chocolate pecan nut pie, strawberry balsamic choux, hazelnut chocolate macaron, snowy lemon meringue, cherry and dark chocolate mousse, sweet and savoury scones. The savoury menu includes grilled halloumi and homemade sweet chilli on focaccia, Turkey pastrami, gingerbread mustard on cocktail pretzels, roast beef and wholegrain blackberry mustard on rye, duck and sour cherry pie, and assorted quiches, cocktail pies, and sandwiches. The Christmas in July High Tea is available for one day only at R325 per person.


The new Morning High Tea, available Mondays to Fridays as from 1 June 2019, includes breakfast panna cotta with seasonal fresh fruit, baked cheesecake with spiced blueberry compote, banana bacon doughnut, custard tart, scones, fontina, tomato pesto French toast, smoked salmon cottage cheese and chive bagel, truffle Parmesan scrambled egg croissant, red onion marmalade and goats cheese quiche, Parma ham breakfast cup, as well as sweet and savoury items from the cake stand, and freshly brewed teas and coffee. The Morning High Tea is served from 09h30 to 11h30 at R195 per person.

For all High Teas at the Palazzo, booking is essential on 011 510 3000. For more information, go here.

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