Tea for Two

If you're partial to an afternoon spent relaxing with a good cup of tea in hand then hop into your rental car and pop into one of these Cape Town hotels. Treat yourself – and your taste buds – to a variety of sweet and savoury high tea delights, washed down by a perfectly brewed cuppa.

The Mount Nelson Hotel, Gardens

Nestled in the heart of Cape Town, this luxury hotel is a popular place to enjoy morning or afternoon tea. Nibble on delicate finger sandwiches while enjoying a cup of the signature Mount Nelson Tea and delve into their decadent chocolate cake when your sweet tooth awakens.

Morning tea: 9:30 – 12:00 at R135pp.
Afternoon tea: 13:30 – 15:30 or 15:30 – 17:30 at R235pp.
For reservations email reservations@mh@belmond.com or call +27 (0)21 483 1000

The Mount Nelson Hotel

One & Only, V&A Waterfront

Drawing on the classic French art of patisserie, the One & Only presents its afternoon tea in the form of a buffet. Relax in their lavish lounge area while helping yourself to whatever desserts catch your fancy.

Time: 14:30 – 17:30 at R185pp.
For reservations email restaurant.reservations@oneandonlycapetown.com or call +27 (0)21 431 4511

One and Only hOTEL

Vineyard Hotel, Claremont

If it's a beautiful day, take advantage of the Vineyard Hotel's garden patio and enjoy the beautiful gardens that look out onto a breath-taking backdrop of Table Mountain. Tea is served with a three-tier stand packed with scrumptious goodies that will make your afternoon that much sweeter.

Time: 15:30 to 17:30 at R145pp.
For more information email eat@vineyard.co.za or call +27 (0)21 657 4500

Vineyard Hotel

12 Apostles Hotel, Camps Bay

Known as "Tea by the Sea", the 12 Apostles Hotel allows you to enjoy your tea with unspoiled views of the mountains and sea. You can enjoy a tea stand of freshly baked treats or a buffet option that is available on the weekend.

Time: 10:00 – 16:00 at R160pp.
For reservations email restaurants@12apostles.co.za or call +27 (0)21 437 9029

12 Apostles Hotel

The Cape Grace, V&A Waterfront

Overlooking the marina at the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Grace offers luxury and comfort wrapped up in one. Savour a slice of cake made by their skilled pastry chef or sample the tea and scones if the traditional tea stand is too much.

Time: 12:00 – 18:00 @ R185pp.
For reservations email signal@capegrace.com or call +27 (0)21 410 7100

The Cape Grace

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