Monday, 7 April 2014

Isabella's - I will be back for the cappuccinos

Isabella's
I was invited to a Kitchen Tea at Isabella's Cake & Food Shop in Waterkloof a while back. It was the first time I noticed these stores. I love the interior of the stores.

We did a lunch at the Isabella's in Northcliff on Friday as well, and it was an experience. I can recommend the toasted bagel with crumbed chicken and my friend had one of their lovely quiches with a salad. That was more than enough food...

Mad Hatter's at Isabella's in Waterkloof
But... I am not impressed with the High Tea packages on offer. The "Mad Hatter's party" was beautifully presented, but I was feeling that we could have gotten more for what we had to pay.
For R140 I was expecting a buffet, and we only got: (Copying and pasting from the menu)
"Strawberry Spritzer
Coronation Prawn & Cucumber Sandwich
Mad Hatter Cupcake
Mini Quiche per person
Mini Salmon & Cucumber Bruschetta, topped with Wasabi Mayo & Caviar
Scone with Strawberry Jam & Cream
Glass of Bubbly"

Luckily the Bride-to-Be loved it, and that's all that matters!

Isabella's Mad Hatters (Instagram)

Isabella's Northcliff
Isabella's Northcliff
I will definitely be back for their cappuccinos! They are great!
(That's my standard of excellence! If they make a great cappuccino, they make it in my book!)


And they have a great children's menu that we have to try out as well...

11 comments:

  1. A had her 9th Birthday breakfast at the Isabellas Petite in Menlopark. Has a smaller venue but great for kids

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    1. That sounds great! I was not aware of it!

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  2. But the main question is, do they have wi-fi because I don't know what I'm going to do there if they don't have wi-fi?

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  3. That's really interesting decor. I love cappacinos as well, at the moment I have decaf.

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  4. I attended a baby shower at the Waterkloof one. I was a bit taken aback. It was the High Tea and we were stuck in an odd corner. We had a quarter of a sandwich, rose sprtizer, a tiny quiches and half a scone each. The service was horrible. However, when I have been there outside a function, the food is yummy and service is fine.

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    1. I had the same experience. I think they need to rethink their High Teas.

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  5. That looks like an awesome high tea venue.

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  6. Thanks for all the valuable comments, we at Isabella's hear you and assure you that we are investigating ways to "Rock the Teapot" once again. Regards

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  7. Isabella's "Rock's the Teapot" and their cappuccino's are simply BEST IN CLASS.

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