HIGH TEA

Rosemary Hill hosts authentic tea parties, specialising in bridal showers, baby showers and birthdays. Treats are individually made by our passionate pastry team and beautifully presented on three-tier cake stands. Tables are elegantly laid with beautiful floral design crockery, old books topped with succulents planted in floral crockery, damask tablecloths, and finished off with your choice of overlay or runner. Make yourself at home, and in these moments of contemplation and celebration, spend teatime treasuring family and friends. Your tea party can be hosted in the venue of your choice (subject to availability).

 

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COST: R 295 PER PERSON


“Tea tempers the spirits and harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness, lightens or refreshes the body, and clears the perceptive faculties”-Lu Yu-

WE SERVE:

SPECIALITY ARRIVAL DRINK OF THE DAY

SAVOURY TREATS:

*Spinach scone topped with a feta mousse and beetroot chutney

*Lentil bobotie tartlet topped with a lemon pickle

*Slow cooked duck and plum butter spring roll and served with a black olive caramel

*Smoked trout ceviche with avocado (subject to availability) and pecan nuts

*Roasted shredded pork belly filled brioche sandwich with a roasted red pepper pesto

INTERMEZZO:
Homemade Sorbet

SWEET TREATS:

*Green fig and whipped brie filled macaron

*Rooibos tea, lemon verbena and granadilla jelly

*Dark chocolate tart topped with a poached pear and whipped raspberry ganache

*Ginger biscuit topped with our famous pumpkin pie and topped with a granola shard and freshly whipped cream

*Vanilla cake doused with a rum syrup and layered with whipped coconut cream and grilled pineapple

FILTER COFFEE AND SPECIALTY LOOSE LEAF TEA

 

WE SERVE:

SPECIALITY ARRIVAL DRINK OF THE DAY

SAVOURY TREATS:

* Spinach scone filled with a beetroot chutney

* Lentil bobotie tartlet topped with a lemon pickle

* Slow roasted tomato rice paper roll served with an olive caramel

* Avocado and citrus ceviche salad topped with pecan nuts

* Pickled aubergine filled sandwich with a roasted red pepper pesto
 

INTERMEZZO:
* Homemade fruit sorbet

SWEET TREATS:

* Green fig and cashew nut truffle

* Rooibos tea, lemon verbena and granadilla jelly

* Dark chocolate tart topped with a poached pear and fresh berries

* Spiced apple phyllo triangle served a pumpkin butter

* Aquafaba meringue topped with whipped coconut cream, rum syrup and grilled pineapple

 

FILTER COFFEE AND SPECIALTY LOOSE LEAF TEA

* Basic set-up and cleaning of the venue.
* Security and parking attendants.
* Plastic rectangular trestle tables for the guests, covered with White or Cream Tablecloths and Napkins.
* Gifts table.
* Table runner of your Choice.
* Beautiful Floral Designer Crockery, Cutlery, Glasses.
* Wooden Chairs.
* Decor on the table: Teapots with Succulents and Old Books.
* Hostess and Serving Staff for your Special Event.
* Use of semi-private area: Barbet’s Burrow, Loerie’s Lair, Plover’s Place, The Terrace
(Use of selected venue for a maximum of 4 hours between 08h00 and 16h00).
* All venues are equipped with a Generator that starts up automatically in the event of a general power failure.

Use of semi-private area available for a total of 4 hours between 08:00 and 16:00.

Additional hours or part thereof will be charged at R500 per hour.

Functions must be concluded by 14:00 on days where we host weddings (mostly Saturdays, please check before you book).

If the guest of honour arrives after the other invited guests, we recommend that the function should start at 10:00 to allow enough time for the full experience without it being rushed.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE DAY: You will be served a welcome drink upon arrival. The savoury treats will be served next. Our loose leaf tea selection will then be brought to your table, together with the intermezzo. Please feel free to open each sample to experience the aroma and then order one that appeals to you. Lastly, the sweet treats will be served with your tea or coffee.

We kindly request that you nominate one person to liaise with our hostess during your function (to avoid multiple and conflicting instructions and prevent communication gaps. Furthermore, we respectfully request that you do not deviate from our standard tea serving schedule as outlined above as this has been carefully planned to enhance your experience.

ALCOHOLIC DRINKS:
We have a liquor license. All alcoholic beverages are to be purchased from us on the day. Please ask for a wine list should you wish to pre-order.

* No self-catering allowed

* Please inform us of any special dietary requirements (Vegan and gluten-free menus available on request).

* Kindly bring your own flowers and additional decor required

* Rosemary Hill is a CASH FREE ZONE. We accept CARD and ZAPPER payments at the bar.

* Please advise your guests to type in Rosemary Hill into their GPS or Map App to be directed to the Farm’s Main Gate.

* Service charge discretionary.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS AND GIFTS FOR YOUR GUESTS:
* Packet of Homemade Cookies – R25 each
* Double Chocolate Pecan Nut Brownies – R25 each
* Rosemary Plant – R40 each (Wrapped in brown paper & tied with a ribbon)
* Gas heaters in Winter for outside areas (R50 per heater per hour)

CAKEAGE FEE : R80 per cake or dozen cupcakes
CORKAGE FEE : R45 per 750ml bottle of wine or champagne

BOOKING YOUR TEA PARTY:
We require a 50% deposit to secure your booking. All quotations expire within two days from date of receipt. Final number of guests required 10 days before your event, whereafter your final quote will be sent for payment no later than 7 days before your event date. Any changes to the final guest list less than 7 days prior to the event will not be accommodated. In the event of cancellation within 14 days of your event, your deposit will be forfeited.

 

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