Join two of Qld’s favourite book lovers, Frances Whiting (journalist and author) and Rebecca Sparrow (columnist and author) at the inaugural “Shingle Inn Book Lovers’ High Tea” at Brisbane’s oldest and most loved cafe, the Shingle Inn City Hall.
Frances and Rebecca will discuss “what are you reading” while you enjoy a decadent, fun High Tea full of the creation of wonderful memories for which Shingle Inn has been famous for over the last 80 years!
Sunday 23 October 2016
11.30am – 1pm
Shingle Inn City Hall
Ticket cost: $70 per person
To book tickets call: 07 3210 2904
Guests will enjoy a decadent High Tea served with a glass of Australian sparkling wine and a selection of the ribbon sandwiches – Tasmanian smoked salmon, rocket, fried caper; free range egg, mayonnaise, snow pea sprouts; leg ham with seeded mustard cucumber; cream cheese, dill & chive; chicken, walnut, apple, celery and tarragon mayonnaise; camembert, pistachio, fig & ginger confit along with a freshly baked traditional plain scone with clotted cream and preserve; selection of decadent petite cakes and sweets and a choice of the extensive range of international teas or your choice of coffee.
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