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Enchanting New Culinary Experience As Mount Lofty Estate Unveils High Tea at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant

The team at the esteemed Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant are delighted to introduce its newest offering – an exquisite High Tea experience on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, commencing 8 July 2023.

Situated atop of Mount Lofty, Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant has long been celebrated for its impeccable service, breath-taking views, and culinary excellence. Now, guests and visitors to the Estate can immerse themselves in a refined afternoon of indulgence with a thoughtfully curated High Tea.

Chef Jin Choi will treat guests to an assortment of delicate finger sandwiches, crafted with the finest local and seasonal ingredients. The selection will also include divine sweet treats, heavenly scones, petit fours and cakes served on quintessential tiered stands.

Accompanying the culinary delights is a selection of premium loose-leaf teas and aromatic coffees, catering to every palate, ensuring a truly personalised experience.

To further enhance the experience, guests can choose to elevate their High Tea with a glass of Estate Sparkling or French Champagne, adding a touch of indulgence to this already exceptional affair.

High Tea at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant is an enchanting experience that promises to transport guests to a world of refined elegance and culinary delight. With its charming setting, reminiscent of a bygone era, cosy fire place and panoramic views of the Piccadilly Valley, this experience is the epitome of sophistication.

Whether it’s an intimate gathering with friends, a celebratory occasion, or simply a desire to revel in luxurious relaxation, High Tea at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant promises to be an unforgettable experience.

For those seeking an extra touch of exclusivity, private bookings for High Tea can be arranged, ensuring a personalised and intimate event. Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant welcomes inquiries for private events, catering to the specific needs and preferences of guests.

Following High Tea at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant, diners are welcome to continue their experience at Mount Lofty Estate by finding a cosy spot around one of our 15 fire places, enjoy a cocktail in Hardy’s Bar or a savour a local red wine by the firepits out on the tiered lawns overlooking the gardens and never-ending rolling hills.

The introduction of High Tea is part of the many food and wine program developments at Mount Lofty Estate. Martha Hardy’s Kitchen is now serving Sunday roasts, the Arthur Waterhouse Lounge is being extended to become a whisky and cigar lounge and new immersive dining experiences include a chef’s table and outdoor dining dome, all available to guests and visitors to the Estate in coming weeks.

High Tea is available every Saturday and Sunday, with sitting times 12noon-2pm and 2pm-4pm. Cost is $79 per person (sparkling/champagne additional costs)