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TIMELESS HIGH TEA

Situated at the base of Mt. Tauhara overlooking Lake Taupo, Bistro Lago’s Timeless High Tea offers a relaxing high tea in the 131-year-old Terraces Hotel (now known as Bistro Lago at the Hilton Lake Taupo). Drawing on inspiration from a Terraces Hotel menu our afternoon tea offers guests an opportunity to sip delicious teas, nibble on tasty treats all while overlooking the stunning Lake Taupo.

TIMELESS HIGH TEA

$39

Choose up to two hot beverages to pair with your savoury and sweet afternoon tea selection.

BUBBLY HIGH TEA

$49

Enjoy a glass of Nautilus Cuvee from Marlborough with your Timeless High Tea.

MAR-TEA-NI HIGH TEA

$59

Shake up the Timeless High Tea by adding a Martini.
Your choice of:
Earl Grey Martini
Espresso Martini
Strawberry Martini
Chocolate Martini

HIGH TEA MENU

Our Timeless High Tea is inspired by a dinner that was held at the Terraces Hotel May 10, 1947. Check out the original menu framed by the host desk.

SAVOURIES

Selection of freshly made sandwiches.(Vegetarian selection available on request)

Citrus cured big glory bay salmon, dill pickle, wild rocket, slated lemon, dark rye bread.

Free range egg, mustard seed and cress, herbed mayonnaise malted wholemeal bread.

Salted Lebanese cucumber, cream cheese, dukkah spice, baby spinach.

Quiche Lorraine

Parmesan and thyme puff pastry straws.

Quiche Lorraine

Parmesan and thyme puff pastry straws.

SCONES

Fruit and plain scones, fresh whipped cream, clotted cream and fruit preserves.

SWEETS

Mini lemon meringue tarts

Royal trifle

Macaroons

Mini salted caramel éclairs

ZEALONG TEA COLLECTION

Select up to two hot beverages.
Zealong tea is grown 100% organically and hand-picked in the stunning New Zealand environment. Clean air, fertile oil, a warming sun, and cleansing waters are all the ingredients that bring distinction to the Zealong brand, producing remarkable flavour profiles and arning international awards.

If you are not a tea person, no fear, our talented barista can make your favourite cup of coffee or a hot chocolate.

GREEN TEA

A silky liquor with rich floral notes, a hint of toasted chestnuts, and a subtle, sweet finish.

ICE BREAKER

A silky Zealong Green tea enlivened with refreshing notes of peppermint, spearmintandthepepperynotesofkawakawa

FIRE AND ICE

A smooth contrast of flavours: Zealong Black tea, ginger and manukabringunderlyingwarmthandspicewhilespearmint and peppermint offer fresh complexities.

LADY GATSBY

An elegant, vibrant Zealong Green tea blend with the floral notes of rose petal, the woody spice of manuka, and the lingering sweetness of cinnamon.

SWEET AMBER

A comforting blend of warming ginger and tangy lemon that naturally enhance the honey sweetness of Zealong Blacktea.

BREAKFAST TEA

A smooth and mellow Zealong tea with a hint of citrus and a sweet honey aftertaste. Delicious with or without milk at any time of the day.

GREY TEA

A unique take on a classic blend, Zealong’s own Grey is a delicate combination of well-loved herbs and flowers, and just a slight hint of bitter citrus.

CHAMOMILE

This distinctive blend of dreamy Chamomile with a touch of lavender and low caffeine Zealong Black tea will calm and soothe you while you relax and unwind.

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