Park Hyatt Sydney Afternoon Tea Plates

Afternoon Tea at Park Hyatt Sydney hotel

Its a fun experience to be a tourist in your own town, and with that in mind, we decided to treat ourselves to Afternoon High Tea at the stunning Park Hyatt Sydney.

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It is clear why the 5-star Park Hyatt Sydney is the obvious hotel choice for interstate and overseas visitors, with iconic views of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour and The Rocks. It is also a perfect spot to remember why Sydney is at the top of many visitor’s “Bucket List”, and for a local to fall in love with Sydney all over again.

Afternoon tea is in The Living Room, a a luxurious and relaxed space directly behind reception with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, and a direct view of Sydney Harbour.  It is in a calm palette of neutral colours with specially commissioned Australian artwork, and the comfortable furniture lends itself to a long afternoon of Champagne sipping, tiny cake eating and gazing out of the windows.

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The current Autumn Afternoon Tea menu has the classic items one expects at a hotel high tea, like cucumber sandwiches and scones with jam and clotted cream. There are also contemporary permutations of classics  like the scrumptious roast beef, rocket and horseradish tortilla rolls, and banana cake with white chocolate. Of course, the obligatory macaron was also on the menu. We had the Champagne Afternoon Tea option, which includes a glass of  fabulous NV Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Rosé, and highly recommend it!

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The entire experience of our afternoon tea at the Park Hyatt Sydney was wonderful. The service was professional yet friendly, and we were given a choice of seating, though sitting at the windows is the best option to maximise your views. We came with our toddler who was quickly brought a high chair and entertainment bag that he loved. The Park Hyatt Sydney were great with kids and there were a few families there that afternoon, though the couples and other groups of adults enjoyed the experience as much as us, oblivious to our presence.

Park Hyatt Sydney cakes

Orders were taken quickly and the Champagne came out promptly, immediately followed by the spectacular tower of plates containing the food. Everything was as amazing to taste as it looked. Don’t forget to let the Park Hyatt Sydney know if you are there for a special occasion, they are the experts at helping you celebrate.

We thoroughly enjoyed our Park Hyatt Sydney Afternoon Tea experience, and highly recommend it to both visitors and locals. From now on, High Tea is not just going to be be something we do when visiting the Peninsula in Hong Kong, but an opportunity to have a lovely afternoon in Sydney.

Afternoon tea is served daily from 2.30  – 5.00 pm and reservations are essential.

For menu preview, reservations or further information please call +612 9256 1661, email phsydney.diningroom@hyatt.com or visit The Living Room website.

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2 comments

  1. Justine Stewart-Crompton · December 21, 2015

    It was awesome Moritz, definitely a memorable way to spend an afternoon in Sydney, we highly recommend it.

  2. Moritz · December 21, 2015

    Definitely no cheap experience, but it looks great nevertheless. Thanks for the review 🙂

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