High Tea by Cordis with TWG at the Chandelier Lounge


Formerly known as the Lobby Lounge, the newly renamed Chandelier Lounge takes its inspiration from the iconic golden chandelier. The Chandelier Lounge is located at the heart of Cordis Auckland offering one of the most luxurious high tea experiences in Auckland city. Debuting a new partnership with one of the finest luxury tea brands TWG, the Chandelier Lounge is set to become Auckland’s go-to for a beautiful high tea experience. 

The Chandelier Lounge continues the Langham Hospitality Group’s tradition of offering Auckland’s favourite high tea experience, reinvented to reflect Cordis’ contemporary style. The new ‘High Tea by Cordis with TWG’ will feature an exquisite plated array of handcrafted sweets, pastries and scones complemented with a personalised tea sommelier service offering TWG fine teas, coffees or a glass of Louis Roederer Champagne. 


TWG Tea offers some of the finest luxury tea in the world; it was established in Singapore. TWG Tea stands for The Wellbeing Group and was founded in 2008 as a luxury concept that incorporates unique and original retail outlets, exquisite tea rooms and an international distribution network to professionals. TWG Tea is passionate about sharing its expertise and has become a point of reference for tea lovers thirsty for knowledge.

TWG Tea’s collection is the largest in the world, with fine harvests from every tea producing country and exclusive hand crafted tea blends. Internationally recognized as a true innovator with the creation of new varieties of tea every season. With a range of over 20 types of teas selected from the finest estates around the world. Let our experienced staff at the Chandelier Lounge guide through our extensive tea menu. 


In celebration of all our wonderful local artisan products, Cordis Auckland is delighted to present a High Tea that showcases the very best of freshly sourced and seasonal ingredients. A special experience to be savoured amid delightful décor, mood music and the company of friends and loved ones, High Tea by Cordis is a truly memorable occasion for all tea connoisseurs. 

With a tray of the most delightful and decadent treats, served on a beautiful three-tier stand, each delicious treat is handcrafted to delight your senses. Delicate sandwiches and fluffy scones with artisan jam and clotted cream complete your experience, along with your choice of teas or coffees as recommended by our expert Chandelier Lounge team.

The classic-luxe surroundings of the Chandelier Lounge mesh perfectly with a timeless menu of finger sandwiches, warm scones and sweet pastries. The centerpiece of the experience is, of course, the tea itself. If guests are still parched after the extravagant service, champagne is also on offer. 

Served daily between from 11:30am to 6pm, this substantial high tea will not leave you hungry. Beautifully presented and just waiting to be splashed across the ‘Gram, expect crème caramel tea cured salmon with freeze dried blueberries and Granny Smith apple gel along with pickled asparagus with toasted walnuts and Meyer Gouda powder. Followed by show-stopping desserts including chocolate and caramel mille-feuilles and a summery tea raspberry roll. 

Whether you are after traditional high tea with scrumptious scones and pastries, a vegan high tea or something for the little VIPs, Executive Chef Volker Marecek and the talented team have got you covered. 


Capacity:                      45

Location:                       Lobby Level, Cordis Auckland 

                                       83 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010

Opening Hours:           7:00am – Midnight (Mon – Fri) | 8:00am – Midnight (Sat – Sun Public Holidays)

Breakfast:                     7:00am – 10:00am (Mon – Fri) | 8:00am – 10:00am (Sat – Sun) 

Dinner:                          5:30pm to 10:30pm (Mon – Sun)

Reservations:               +64 9 300 2924 |

Aparna & Curtis

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