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Saturday, October 18, 2014

High-tea session@TWG Tea Salon & Boutique; The Gardens

After missing in action for some months, I am back to the territory for jotting down the moments again. So, the blog post after such a long wait will be related to food, particularly finest luxury tea. TWG Tea Salon & Boutique; The Garden has been one of the newest spot that my sister and I had dropped by to have our luxurious high-tea session. I used to have fallacy to think that TWG's from European Countries, hence I were shocked when I knew that TWG was from Singapore instead.

"TWG Tea, the finest luxury tea brand in the world, was founded in Singapore. Specializing in whole-leaf teas directly from the source estates, TWG Tea offers the largest tea list in the world, with over 800 different single-estate, fine harvests and exclusive blends from every tea producing country. TWG Tea, which stands for The Wellness Group, is a luxury concept that incorporates an international distribution network to professionals, unique and original retail outlets and exquisite tea rooms. Like a haute couture fashion designer, TWG Tea understands the evolving tastes of the modern tea drinker and develops special varieties created in collaboration with the world's most renowned estates. A veritable tea institution, TWG Tea is passionate about sharing its expertise and has become a point of reference for tea lovers thirsty for knowledge. A symbol of taste and refinement, TWG Tea creates signature modern tea accessories as well as tea patisseries and other infused tea delicacies too."

Breakfast, All Day Dining, Desserts, and Tea Sets are offered. We were lucky to be seated because the long queue was seen externally. Along the path from the entrance to our seats, we could see the finest tea are packed in colorful metal tin with all kind of sizes.The exquisite decoration and comfortable seating made this a great place to have tea-session with friends and family. However, I had experienced mosquitoes bites while I enjoyed my croissant.

It's difficult to choose the beverage from the long, extensive range of teas from different countries, different flavors and different types of tea, The service was quite slow as we had waited for almost 30-45 minutes to have our food and tea to be served. I guessed this kind of pace was intended for the riches or for us to enjoy the surrounding, tea with premium price and delicacies.

TWG Tea Macarons (RM5 for each) range from different flavors including Napoleon Tea &Caramel, Camelot Tea & Praline, Earl Grey & Chocolate, 1837 Black Tea & Blackcurrant, Moroccan Mint and Lemon Bush Tea,

We had chosen the set of French pastries (chocolate croissant with TWG Tea jelly and whipped cream). We had also ordered one pot of Earl Grey d'Amour ( RM19 per pot). We used to know about Chinese traditional pu-er and jasmine tea, hence we decided to try some sips of Earl Grey tea. A light and aromatic blend black tea had been lovingly infused with delicate TWG Tea bergamot, wild flowers and luscious white tea. TWG home made jelly was a good match for the sweet chocolate croissant. By the way, we were disappointed that the tea was not refillable as RM19 per pot of tea was able to fill up each cup for three times only.

That's the end of my blog post regarding my first visit and first luxurious high-tea session. :)
A nice experience yet I would still prefer coffee for high-tea :)

The next destination: Crazy Potato which is next to Bread Story. We had chosen the set of potato fries (sour cremio flavor) to fill up the emptiness of our stomachs before shopping spree started.

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