Launching! Exclusive “Wine & Tea Room” @ The Bayleaf


The Bayleaf restaurant launches an exclusive Wine & Tea Room set in the tradition of famous Wine & Tea room concepts world over, and well in time for the forthcoming season.

tea02It’s a unique experience with winery-style tasting, gourmet cuisine and by-the-glass sips at this exclusive venue.

Set in a classical setting with a tasting space for enthusiasts to enjoy prestigious wines, along with gourmet food and artisan teas, it has one large table for 12 pax.

Such sensory stimuli seek to set the mood for wine tasting in an ideal context of total relaxation.Ceiling high chillers showcase a witea03ne range from internationally recognised wineries, chilled to perfection. It features old world French, Italian wines and an excellent selection of new world Australian, South African, Chilean, Argentinean wines for one to enjoy.

Along with the wine selection a gourmet menu offers authentic Cold Cut Platter, Italian Cheese Platter and Anti Pasti as starters. The main menu offers Australian Beef Tenderloin, Lamb Cutlets, Salmon and Duck presented on slate plates and served with special accompaniments.

tea06The desserts are to die for with truly Italian Pan Forte, Tiramisu, Semifreddo and Zabaglione which are not to be missed.

The Tea specials are by TEAELI , Sri Lanka’s first designer tea brand. With a promise to use only real “Single-Estate” teas, the collection is made up of over 50 various teas. While it features some of the finest pure (non-flavoured) Teas of Ceylon including rare hand-made teas, the specialty is in Artisan Tea making and its  passionately blended-in real herbs, spices, fruits, nuts and even chocolate with their teas to create flavored tea blends.

tea05Its unique opportunity to enjoy the series of 50 Teas along with the exceptional High Tea menu with elegant finger sandwiches, scones and a delectable sweet selection with option for the sweet toothed to enjoy a choice of 3 items up to 7 items to share. Served daily from 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm, its part of the tea experience. Reservations can be made 24 hours in advance.

The Wine & Tea Room @ The Bayleaf promises to be a sought-after venue to enjoy high end wines, gourmet cuisine and exquisite Teas

tea04“This has been my vision to one day feature a specialty wine room serving gourmet food paired with fine wines and it’s that much more to offer artisan Teas by TEAELI. It gives me great pleasure to launch this concept at my signature restaurant, the Bayleaf and I look forward to welcoming all”, said Managing Director Harpo Guneratne.