When you’re stuck in a routine, it’s harder to break out of than a jail cell. While it’s nice to know exactly what lunches you’re going to cook for the week, you know the routine’s become stale when your idea of ‘changing it up’ is adding a slice of tomato to your scrambled eggs. Break free from boring brunches and random munches and escape to the intoxicating East with a mini Dim Sum platter and a pot of exotic tea or a cup of Origin coffee for R50 at O’ways Teacafé.
Frequented by the hip and groovy, O’ways Teacafé is a stylish space in Claremont that features raw brick walls, high gloss wooden tables and exotic orchids. Seating up to 80 people, a visit to the cosmopolitan tea-house guarantees you a slamming shindig with more vim and vibe than a certain hard-partying lemur. Honouring the idea that variation is the spice of life, O’ways Teacafé changes up their menu once in a while, keeping their culinary conquests fresher than a cucumber holidaying in the freezer.
Serving over 64 types of Nigiro Teas sourced everywhere from Asia to Africa, O’ways Teacafé is a temple of exotic teas, allowing tea-enthusiasts to express adoration at their impressive shrine of sweet smelling infusions. Whether you order a glass pot of Japan Roasted Green Tea or one of many South African Rooibos blends, prolong your eastern experience with a mini Dim Sum platter. Made up of pan-friend Vietnamese rice paper spring rolls with roasted cashew nut sauce and braised Har Gau in smoky Teriyaki sauce – the Dim Sum platter is the culinary awakening you’ve been searching for.
Tea-time fact: The most innovative tea-house can be found in South Japan where guests are blindfolded before being driven to a secret club-house situated on a giant flotation device in the middle of a lake. All guests are sworn to secrecy and required to get Mickey Mouse tattoos as a symbol of their silence.