Celebrate Valentine’s Day with High Tea

Indulge in a Valentine’s themed high tea with your loved one.

Whether you’re a hopeless romantic, a reluctant participant, or just looking for an excuse to have scones with jam and cream, here are a few special Valentine’s Day High Tea events and gift ideas.

Valentine's Day Gift Hamper from Mary Eats Cake
Valentine’s Day Gift Hamper from Mary Eats Cake

This February 14th treat yourself and a special someone to a luxurious high tea that will be sure to make even the hardest of hearts swoon. Through our High Tea Directory, find your next wonderful high tea experience in an area near you.

JW Marriott Gold Coast has curated the perfect cuisine for this special day, including a mouth-watering array of delectable cakes, sweet treats and sandwiches. Accompanied by a glass of Moët & Chandon champagne on arrival, sit back and tantalise your tastebuds with the menu crafted by Executive Chef Paul Smart and team of culinary experts.

Mary Eats Cake has also devised an ingenious way to celebrate Valentine’s Day simply whilst forgoing none of the luxury- a take-away high tea! Their beautiful boxes feature a sumptuous mix of sweet and savoury delicacies for you and your loved one to sit back and feast upon in style. They even have gluten free and vegan options, so no one misses out!

Or you might be the kind of romantic to whip up a delicious homemade feast yourself (because nothing says romantic like a home-baked cake). See our selected Valentine’s Day recipes for the perfect idea for how to treat yourself and impress that special someone at the same time!

Sarah Mountain’s Raspberry Lychee Rose Love Heart Recipe
Sarah Mountain’s Raspberry Lychee Rose Love Heart Recipe

Katherine Sabbath’s luscious Rose & Fig Love Cake is a fail-safe way to charm this Valentine’s Day.

Sarah Mountain’s Raspberry Lychee Rose Love Heart Recipe is as lovely as it looks. What better way to win hearts?

Kirsten Tibballs’s Strawberry Tart Recipe is a sweet way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day.

This Rose Scone Recipe is a romantic twist on the traditional scone recipe that’ll have your special someone falling head-over-heels for you (and your baking ability!).

The Red Velvet Cake is a modern classic. This rich, moist, dark red chocolatey sponge cake with cream cheese frosting is a crowd pleaser. This recipe is from Chapter & Verse at the JW Marriott Gold Coast and features in their Valentine’s Day High Tea menu.

Find more Valentine’s Day High Teas in the High Tea Society Venue Directory.


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Maya Duggan

Maya is a third-year Professional Communications student at RMIT majoring in Journalism. Her interests lie in travel and food, and she hopes one day to pursue travel writing and publishing. Currently, Maya is interning with High Tea Society.

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