Darjeling, Ceylon, Pu Erh? Devonshire cream, finger sandwiches, desserts? What do all these have in common with pinkies up? My dear, you are indulging on high-tea.
When it comes to high tea, often we think of Kerrisdale’s Faubourg, Secret Garden, Adonia Teahouse or Downtown Vancouver The Urban Tea Merchant and Fairmont. But did you know that Richmond has a few gems of its own? In the midst of Asian cuisine are a few specials sweetheart tea sets.
Fairmont – Vancouver International Airport
On a technical level it is considered Vancouver, however, geographically it is more Richmond. Fairmont, is a tradition which extends from Hotel Vancouver to Richmond that includes exclusively blended Fairmont teas, petit sandwiches, delicious pastries and desserts. The restaurant itself is beautiful and located next to the YVR airport that provides jetsetters fine luxury tea enjoyment.
Tea sets include $36/p between 2:00-4:30pm | Junior’s Tea $18/person.
Smoked Salmon on Rye with Cucumber and Fresh Horseradish
Curried Chicken and Mango on Baguette
Egg Salad Croissant
Aged Cheddar & Apple with Fresh Basil
Chocolate and Hazelnut Tart
FVA Honey Cheesecake
Vanilla Cream Puffs
+$10 to Compliment with a Signature Tea Based Cocktails
Meloty Fine Teawww.meloty.com 8328 Capstan Way Richmond, BC (604) 214-4691
Located inside Union Square, an Asian food focused hotspot off No. 3 Road and Capstan Way, Meloty not only offers fusion lunch and dinner but also an assortment of delicious Afternoon Tea available 2:00-5:00pm. The restaurant itself is elegantly decorated and fine China are used.
English Special for One | $12.99/person
Select any kind of our beverages (except Blue Mountain Jamaica) with a fashioned English style dessert.
Meloty Deluxe High Tea $25.00
Features an unlimited “delicious” aka desserts and fruit / floral beverage. Savoury items are served first and any item can be replenished. Please not that any waste may be subject to additional fees – $3.99 each.
Waffle Power Zone | $15.99
A choice from freshly baked waffle or puff pastry and any kind of our beverage from the menu (except Blue Mountain Jamaica).
The freshest, juiciest fruits are selected to pair with puffy waffles.
The ice cream parfait itself is served with a generous scoop of either chocolate or vanilla and 4 waffle slices.
If you are a fan of Cafe Medina in Crosstown or the mother-ship of waffles Damien’s Belgian Waffles in Steveston you will definitely like these babies. Remember, if you prefer to get a pot of fruit / floral tea that isn’t part of the afternoon set, it is $5.
Adorabelle Tea Roomhttp://adorabelletearoom.com/ 12051 Third Avenue Richmond, BC V7E 3K1 (604) 241-1947
Seating times: 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm & 3:30pm
Located in beautiful Steveston, this teahouse takes you away to the Maritimes with rustic charms. This yellow house offers afternoon tea for both big and little kids!
Adult | $23
four tea sandwiches
two fresh baked scones with sweetened cream & strawberry preserves
five house-made petite sweets
individual pot of tea
Child | $16
three child friendly tea sandwiches
one fresh baked scone with sweetened cream & strawberry preserves
four house-made petite sweets
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