The Mad Hatter’s High Tea Party at Sir Stamford Circular Quay transformed the hotel into a magical world of Alice in Wonderland on Saturday 15 April 2017.
Sir Stamford is an elegant hotel with a lot of old world charm, but for Easter it was transformed into the whimsical world of Alice in Wonderland filled with wonderful sweets and treats including a lolly station and a chocolate fountain.
Children came dressed as Alice, the Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat and While Rabbit, and competed in the dress up competition. Kids were also kept entertained with a chocolate-laden Easter egg hunt, face painting and colour-in fun by Nette Hilton.
The Mad Hatter’s High Tea Party Buffet including savoury treats such as: ham cheese and mustard sandwiches: cucumber and cream cheese on wholemeal bread; pastrami and Branston pickle; roasted chicken pinwheel in tomato bread; smoked salmon on baguette; prawn and avocado on tart shell; tomato and bocconcini skewers; Stamford signature curry puffs; Mediterranean vegetable and pine nuts on goat cheese wafer; and spinach and ricotta fillo.
The sweets on the buffet included: whisky logs; strawberry and lemon cheesecake; white chocolate green tea slice; mango and pineapple cube; assorted macaroons; lemon scones with clotted cream and mixed berry jam.
The kids had their own buffet menu which included curry egg, turkey and cranberry, ham, and tomato and cheese sandwiches. For dessert they had lots to choose from including: chocolate brownie; coconut panna cotta; mango and pineapple cube; cupcakes; blueberry cheesecake; and lemon scones with clotted cream and mixed berry jam.
As a special treat, the Mad Hatter’s High Tea Party had Easter cocktails which included: The Queen of Hearts (Absolut vodka mixed with fresh pressed grapefruit and cranberry juice served long over ice); The Cheshire Cat (Chivas 12 YO mixed with elderflower and fresh pressed lime and apple juice served long over ice charged with soda); The White rabbit (Havana Club rum served pineapple and coconut cream cocktail mixed to perfection and served chilled); and Alice (Avion tequila, Blue Curacao liqueur and lime juice served in a martini glass with a salt rim).
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay serve a range of high teas daily from 11am to 4pm with prices ranging from $79 to $32 (for kids).
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay is located at 93 Macquarie Street Sydney.
For more information or to make a booking, go to: http://www.stamford.com.au/sscq/restaurant–bar/sydney-high-tea