There are loads of places to enjoy a fancy-pants, traditional high tea in Joburg but why settle for traditional when you can have something a little bit different? The Maslow is putting a new spin on the classic high tea offering with its new five-stage high tea pairing adventure featuring non-traditional, gourmet delights that are sure to tempt and tantalize your taste buds. Pairing mouthwatering treats with hand selected local teas The Maslow High Tea experience is indeed one worth splashing out on.

Guests enjoying the new high tea experience are invited to take a seat in a giant, cozy armchair overlooking the hotel’s stunning oasis garden and enjoy a culinary journey of note with each moreish bite being paired with a specific tea to enhance the flavour of both the teas and treats alike. With a selection of both sweet and savoury creations on the menu, this new high tea offering will no doubt be a treat for all tea lovers looking for something different.

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The first course of this unique tasting experience offers a selection of vanilla bean scones with Cape fig jam; cucumber and cottage cheese knots; caramelised tomato and onion quiche; as well as strawberry frangipan, all paired with local Rooibos vanilla tea. Next up is a delicious combination of lemon meringue tartlets; salmon and lemon aioli on brioche; egg mayo and watercress; and a delightful choux, complimented by refreshing lemon tea.

But don’t fill up just yet, the third course offers even more tempting delights in the form of green tea mousse with mango salsa; orange and almond cake; dark chocolate tartlets with Turkish delight; and sushi! This course is paired perfectly with Green Tea Morgentau. The fourth course is inspired by all things South African and guests can expect traditional treats like vetkoek and koeksisters, enhanced with a simple black tea. Finally, expect a colourful, vibrant ending to your experience with sweet berry tea and delicious desserts like red velvet opera; berry tartlets and rainbow cake.

The Maslow’s Pairing High Tea is offered every Saturday between 08:00 and 17:00 and costs R320 per adult and R160 for kids under 12. For bookings email lacuna.bistro@suninternational.com or call 010 226 4652. 

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