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Afternoon tea in Maastricht

Generally considered a British tradition, interestingly it was the Dutch that first introduced tea to the European palate. Made fashionable when Charles II married Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess with a fondness for this brew, it remained a drink for the wealthy due to the introduction of heavy tax duties. It was the 7th Duchess of Bedford who introduced the idea of serving accompanying savory and sweet treats, making Afternoon Tea the popular institution it is today.

Design-led pick-me-up

Take a break from exploring Maastricht’s many sights with Afternoon Tea in the stylish surrounds of Kruisherenhotel Maastricht. Crafted using regional products, the experience can be savoured in the stunning converted church or outside in the sun-drenched quadrangle.

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Traditional tea with an Italian twist

Enjoy the countryside setting at Winselerhof where an Italy-inspired Afternoon Tea is served, courtesy of celebrated restaurant, Pirandello. Take a stroll through the beautiful Strijthagerbeekdal valley before relaxing in the restaurant or pretty courtyard with a Mediterranean selection of sandwiches and sweet pastries.

Refined and elegant custom

Indulge in a lavish Afternoon Tea offered in either the intimate setting of Château St. Gerlach’s cosy bar, or on warmer days, the ornate terrace. For large groups, the St. Gerlach Pavilion, surrounded by verdant nature, provides the perfect setting for a stylish tea party.

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