We like cake. We like high tea. We like kids getting education. And we like the colour purple, Whoopi Goldberg not withstanding. So we’re definitely keen on Purple Cake Day this Sunday March 10. “Celebrate Purple Cake Day with High Tea at the Coronation Café. Come along to one of our four sittings for a […]
Another guest post from Heather at Foodie Gems of Wellie, huzzah! I saw the James Cook advertising January high tea deals recently which reminded me of the myriad of high tea options in the city. And thinking what a good time of year January is for a leisurely afternoon tea with good friends to contemplate […]
So winter kinda sucks, and the economy sucks, and the government sucks, and everything pretty much sucks. Except oh wait, do you know what doesn’t suck? Tea and cakes and good company! So as the first of a series of posts of Cheering Upness, we’d like to recommend that you book yourself and an adored friend in for High Tea at Martha’s Pantry, a lovely little place at the top of Cuba Street that has oldschool tea cups and all kinds of girlie pretty stuff on display. You’ll need to give them 24 hours notice, but for $20 each, this is an aproximation of what you’ll get:
You also get to choose your tea from a range of like 20 varieties. I can recommend the Earl Grey, the South African Honey Chai, and Vanilla Roobios, but the mint and lemon kawa kawa weren’t as awesome as I had hoped they would be. While you eat and drink, we suggest that you discuss ways to save the world, and also just relax and enjoy yourselves. Lovely.