Tea time: 5 places in Buenos Aires where you can enjoy various infusions and good pastries

Tea time: 5 places in Buenos Aires where you can enjoy various infusions and good pastries

The tea time is a british tradition adopted -and in some cases reverted- by ​​various Argentine restaurants and hotelsto the point that the unique gastronomic experiencealso called “Five O’Clock Tea” or “Afternoon Tea”you can live throughout Buenos Aires. From tea varieties until sandwiches and cakeslearn about five Buenos Aires proposals that provide the possibility of enjoy with friends or family of a special occasion surrounded by a relaxed atmosphere.

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Where to have tea in Buenos Aires?

Park Tower

Those lovers of good taste who seek to delight their senses in a elegant and distinguished environmentand through a unforgettable gastronomic experiencethey must visit the service Afternoon Tea offered by Park Tower, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Buenos Aires.

In it Lobby Lounge of the hotel, those interested will be able to experience – from the moment they enter until they leave – a luxurious experience that combines the tea tradition with the contemporary elegance. This service is an opportunity to enjoy a carefully curated selection of Finger Sandwiches and Mini Pâtisserie & Boulangerieaccompanied by a variety of teas, coffee and sparkling wine. Each preparation is unique and sophisticated, and worth tasting.

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The service is available from Wednesday to Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and requires a Advance reservation for a minimum of two diners. For added convenience, it is offered courtesy parking.

  • Address: Av. Leandro N. Alem 1193, Retiro.

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Croque Madame Puerto Madero

Located within the Fortabat Museum, Croque Madame Puerto Madero It is the ideal place to take a break and enjoy tea time. Both its outdoor space next to the river and its recently renovated lounge offer a unique atmosphere to enjoy the “Afternoon Tea”.

In the letter, they have a menu for two people which includes two infusions of your choice, two glasses of squeezed orange juice or lemonade with mint and ginger, toasted country bread with homemade jam, butter and cream cheese, a portion of lemon pudding with poppy seeds or a brownie ingot and a toast on artisan bread with ham and cheese or a slice of cake of the day.

The teas are presented in an elegant wooden box to choose from as you like. The options are Earl Grey, green tea, rosehip and chamomile. A cast iron teapot, the cup and the chosen tea bag arrive at the table. This type of teapot is used so that the temperature is maintained throughout the entire service.

  • Address: Pierina Dealessi 170, Puerto Madero.



Ninina stands out for its artisanal cooking and pastry, with options for all times of the day. Your letter sports a combo of Snack to share between two peopleconsisting of two infusions, two juices or smoothies, a cooked ham and Gruyère cheese sandwich, a slice of homemade cake of your choice, a brownie, a cookie or an alfajor and a scone or a slice of pudding.

You can choose between interesting black or green tea blends in threadsAs the English Breakfast (blend of very fine quality black teas from Assam, India and Ceylon), the Earl Gray (Ceylon long-strand black tea and bergamola oil), jasmine (based on Sencha green tea from Japan with jasmine buds) or the cocoa (Pu-erh tea base with cocoa husks, cinnamon, calendula petals, cloves, vanilla and chocolate). A teapot with hot water is served to serve several cups (you can also order them cold).

In the afternoon, their cakes per serving and some favorites are Emily (a dulce de leche cheesecake with toasted walnut topping, sea salt and dulce de leche sauce) and the Lola mora (with four thin layers of hazelnut dough, sugar-free chocolate mousse and blackberries). It is also recommended homemade soft dough puddingssuch as lemon with poppy seeds and banana with walnuts.

  • Addresses: Gorriti 4738, Palermo / Holmberg 2464, Villa Urquiza and Malba Museum, Barrio Norte.

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La Fonte D´Oro

Recognized in Mar del Plata to offer homemade and quality pastries, La Fonte D´Oro begins to stomp on the Buenos aires city. With two stores under its belt and a third opening soon, it stands out for having snacks for all tastes and pockets.

In their premises Federal capitalits extensive menu includes a wide variety of recipes for the afternoon with specialty coffees, original lattes and imported loose teas. Six delicate blends are offered such as Taj Mahalmade with a base of Sencha green tea, apricot, peach, blue mallow flowers from Eastern Europe and white roses from Pakistan.

To accompany, there is a wide range of options: their famous croissantscroissants, pain au chocolat, alfajores, palmerones, puddings, cakes, with some alternatives gluten free. For those who prefer salty, they have sandwiches, toasts, bagels and the latest news from the brand that are blue cheese braids with walnuts and pearsand ones roll-croissants smoked tenderloin with cheddar cheese or tenderloin with scrambled eggs.

  • Address: Charcas and Salguero; Palermo and Viamonte 1141, CABA.

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Mudra it’s a restaurant plant based that proposes a reconnection with nature through dishes based on vegetables, mushrooms and superfoods. The menu presents simple and more complex dishes, as well as special preparations for the tea time.

At the branch of Palermoit is possible to enjoy four varieties of tea: black organic, lemon verbena, Nisia blend (organic black tea with rose petals, hibiscus and cardamom) and blend Aminia (yerba mate with mint and cardamom). They are prepared with Oasis herbs in strands and the teapot is presented on the table with a diffuser.

From the menu, we recommend the multigrain bread toast with cream cheese and seasonal fruit jam, cinnamon and apple rolls, and walnut dough alfajor with sweet coconut and chocolate (gluten-free).

  • Address: Av. Córdoba 3942, Palermo; Av. De Los Lagos 7010, Nordelta Shopping Center.

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