Top High Tea Spots In Joburg

From savoury treats to decadent sweet delights, I went in search of the best high tea venues in Joburg for you to suss out for your next high tea get-together.


The Saxon Boutique Hotel – Saxonwold

For an afternoon of sophistication and delicious delicacies, book your high tea at the Piano Lounge at the Saxon Boutique Hotel. Indulge in sweet and savoury handcrafted delights – from light and fluffy scones to an assortment of pastries and cakes – and learn what the true meaning of high tea is. Perfect if you want a well-deserved break from your busy day or just to hang out with the girls.

For more info, check out their website.

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch – Melrose

One of my favourite spots when I feel like a little bit of indulgence, the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! in Melrose Arch, is the ideal spot for lazy Sunday afternoons. Served every Sunday, treat yourself to lavish cakes, pastries and sandwiches at this buffet-style high tea. What’s more, there is a great array of teas to choose from!

For more info, check out their website.

The Michelangelo Hotel  Sandton

The Michelangelo Hotel offers the perfect afternoon indulgence with a wonderful selection of hot and cold canapés, finger snacks, cakes and pastries. Munching on all those delightful treats sure sounds like an afternoon well spent to me … don’t you agree?

For more info, check out their website.

Contessa Tea Connoisseur  Rivonia

Contessa offers a great range of teas for you to choose from and take home if you wish to enjoy them in the comfort of your own home. And, if you are planning a little get together with the girls for an indulgent afternoon out, their high tea is a great option. Enjoy a pot of exotic tea accompanied by sweet and savoury treats from their high tea party menu. I definitely wouldn’t miss out on the mini quiche and mini red velvet cupcakes! Yum!

For more info, check out their website.

The Tea Room at Crabtree & Evelyn – Fourways

Whether you want a traditional afternoon tea or are planning something to mark some of life’s greatest events (think stork parties and kitchen teas to birthday and kids’ parties), the Tea Room offers you a delightful venue for just these occasions. Spoil yourself with delectable cupcakes, decadent cakes and sweet or savoury tartlets along with a relaxing cup of tea. And, if you just want to kick back and relax, they serve their traditional English high tea. Booking is essential.

For more info, check out their website.

River Meadow Manor  Centurion

Treat yourself to a scrumptious English high tea at River Meadow Manor out in Centurion … it’s perfect if you are looking for a relaxing and treat-filled day out with the ladies. Snack on delectable quiches, assorted sarmies, fluffy scones, onion tarts, brownies and pavlova (just to name a few) while catching up on the latest news and gossip. Booking is essential.

For more info, check out their website.

Marion on Nicol  Hurlingham

For a classic high tea filled with indulgence, elegance and sophistication, Marion on Nicol is the place for that special occasion. Feast on divine sweet and savoury delights such as smoked salmon sandwiches, strawberries and cream, and the ever-indulgent chocolate truffles to leave you feeling satisfied, relaxed and spoilt. Booking is essential.

For more info, check out their website.

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