Best High Teas to Enjoy for Mother’s Day 2024

Casa Labia by Ideas Cartel

One of the best experiences to treat mom to this Mother’s Day 2024 is a special tea experience. It’s an elegant and fun foodie experience designed to make her feel like a pampered queen and the perfect excuse to dust off your best, smartest clothes!

(Tip: Remember to book immediately as these experiences will fill up quickly!)

There’s no shortage of excellent high- and afternoon-tea experiences in the Mother City; here are some of the best high teas to enjoy:


Savour High Tea by the Sea at Casa Labia (Muizenberg)

Savour High Tea by the Sea at Casa Labia (Muizenberg)

What could be more special and sophisticated than a high tea experience by the sea at the opulent Casa Labia in Muizenberg?

They have an option to choose between either a morning- or afternoon-seating and your tea experience is enjoyed in their gorgeous ballroom.

The menu offers a wonderful array of bottomless tea (other beverages are charged separately), savoury finger foods and an assortment of sweet treats (everything from chocolate eclairs to lemon poppy and elderflower lamingtons).

Choose between a variety of Dilmah and Enmasse teas, including strawberry, sticky naartjie, chocolate chai and jasmine queen.

Note: High tea offerings are subject to availability and direct bookings are essential. A deposit is also required to secure your booking.

For pricing or menu information or to book, please visit their website or contact Casa Labia directly.


Experience Middle Eastern-inspired Afternoon Tea at Vineyard Hotel’s Morii (Newlands)

Vineyard Hotel via Facebook

If you’re looking for something a little more exotic, why not try the Middle Eastern-inspired afternoon tea offered by Vineyard Hotel’s Morii?

This unique afternoon tea includes a delicious array of savoury treats, sweets and sandwiches, carefully paired with teas and infusions, including their own exclusive Vineyard Blend.

Delight in new treats and tastes like Macadamia and cashew nut tartlet with coffee chantilly; charcoal choux bun with goat’s cheese and spring onion crema; or even BBQ lamb kofta with beetroot hummus.

There’s a wide choice of teas to choose from, including caramel vanilla black tea, apple green tea and rose congou black tea. (Although, if you prefer, you can also choose coffee instead). For an additional fee, you can also add some Cape bubbly.

This tea experience is available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 15:30 pm but prebooking is essential.

For pricing or menu information or to pre-book, please visit their website or contact Morii at Vineyard Hotel directly.

Vineyard Hotel via Facebook Dessert

Enjoy Timeless Afternoon Tea Moments at the Mount Nelson Hotel (Gardens)

Tea Moments at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Afternoon tea was first introduced at The Nellie in 1989 and ever since, it’s been one of the hotel’s most timeless, classic guest experiences. To some degree, you could say it’s an essential Cape Town experience for all true foodies!

With over 60 premium loose-leaf, flowering teas and local infusions to choose from, there’s no shortage of tea options at the Mount Nelson Hotel.

Coffee lovers are also suitably catered for with some impeccable single-origin beans, sourced from Ethiopia and Rwanda and brewed to perfection. Guests can also enjoy premium whiskies, liqueurs and cognacs.

There’s an assortment of afternoon tea options to choose from, including the Classic Afternoon Tea or the Champagne Afternoon Tea.

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel via Facebook

This iconic, historic afternoon tea experience, which takes place from Wednesday to Sunday at 12pm or 15:00 pm in the Lounge, offers a great selection of cakes, pastries and sandwiches. The accompanying piano music really sets the tone.

For pricing or menu information or to pre-book, please visit their website or contact Mount Nelson Hotel directly.


Treat Mom to a Wonderful Hout Bay Getaway

Hout Bay Getaway Bedroom

Why not book a special getaway for your mother to enjoy before or after Mother’s Day 2024?

Hout Bay Getaway Lounge
Hout Bay Getaway Kitchen

Our Harbour View Hout Bay three-bedroom apartment, which offers gorgeous views of the ocean and beautiful Hout Bay, is the perfect Mother City getaway.

Hout Bay Getaway Views
Hout Bay Getaway View

Our apartment comes with every desired amenity and luxury facility mom could need - including WiFi, a queen-sized bed and two double-beds, dedicated undercover basement parking, washing machine, tumble dryer, flat-screen TV and DStv and so much more. It’s also securely situated within a lovely security complex.

Best of all, to save on this stay, check out our Autumn Special (valid from 1 - 31 May 2024) here (under the ‘View Specials’ tab)!

Hout Bay Views

For more information on our Harbour View apartment or to book, please see here on our website.

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