Tea with a view - spots to sip and savour

August 14, 2016

Tea with a view - spots to sip and savour

This week we take you to some of best restaurants around the world for a cup of tea with a view.

Sitting down with a fine cup of tea watching the world go by is perhaps one of the most luxuriously indulgent moments you can create for yourself. It's worth making the view spectacular as well as the tea in your cup.


Each week we share seven of our favourite spots around the world to sip and savour. This is where you can find us this week.

Monday - Le Jules Verne, Paris, France

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Enjoy you’re a pot of tea with contemporary French cuisine overlooking the most spectacular view of Paris as you perch within the heart of the Eifel Tower.

Tuesday - Soneva Fushi, Kunfunadhoo Island, Maldives

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Enjoy your tea surrounded by tropical banana trees at this restaurant without walls, and take in the panoramic greenery stretching in all directions.

Wednesday - The terrace - Delaire Graff Restaurant, Stellenbosch South Africa

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A botanical paradise set against a stunning living backdrop. Take your tea on the terrace and settle in for a as the sun sets to enjoy a peaceful moment of retreat.

Thursday - Le Panoramic, Courchevel, French Alps

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Hot tea is made for cold days. It doesn’t get much colder than this. Wrap your hands around a warming cup of tea sitting out in the crisp air atop the jewel of the French alps - Courchevel.

Friday - Sunset da Mona Lisa - Baja California Sur, Mexico

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Carved into a cliff overlooking the Bay of Cabo San Lucas with the best view of the famous Arch at Land’s End, Sunset da Mona Lisa is a captivating tea drinking spot that will delight more than just your taste buds.

Saturday - Rossellinis, Palazo Avino, Amalfi Coast, Italy

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Sip and savour your tea on the terrace, tucked away in the medieval hilltop village of Ravello perched high on the cliffs above the sparkling Mediterranean and some of Italy’s most picturesque fishing villages.

Sunday - Reethi Rah, North Malé Atoll, Maldives

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Tapasake is a contemporary Japanese restaurant and the perfect spot to enjoy a Japanese tea with a view. Picture yourself with a genmaicha, gyokruo or houjicha in hand with your toes dangling over the aqua water. Bliss.   

We’d love to know about your favourite resturanats to enjoy tea with a view. Let us know in the comments section below or head to social media to post a picture and be sure to include #sipandsavour.

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