A night out on the town featuring anatomy-inspired decor not quite your style? Here we share some refined inspiration for an elegant hens party in Sydney, from an indulgent high tea to private cooking class.
1. High Tea at Vaucluse House Tearooms
Experience the charm of a bygone era with a luxurious high tea at Vaucluse House Tearooms. They have a range of decadent savoury selections like Smoked Salmon and Creme Fraiche Blini with Salmon Caviar, and Wild Mushroom Tart with Truffle Cream and Pecorino. Sweet treats include Salted Caramel Profiterole, Brioche Apple and Cinnamon Doughnut and of course, scones with berry preserve and clotted cream.
Available Wednesday to Sunday for $49 per person, including a glass of sparkling wine. The bride-to-be will also receive a complimentary high tea with a booking of 10 or more!
2. A Cooking Class with Chef Up!
Hosted by French Chef, Xavier, along with Mathieu and Thibault, a 2.5 hour hands-on workshop with Chef Up! will see you create four different canapés and verrines as well as a croquembouche. A welcome glass of champagne is included, as well as chef-prepared food such as quiches, cakes and other surprises…$95 per person will cover all the ingredients and equipment, a digital photo album and photo booth to capture the fun of the day!
3. A Group Pamper Session at Zen Day Spa
Treat yourself and your besties to a day of vitality and wellness at the luxurious Zen Day Spa in Darlinghurst. Packages start from $75 per person, including an express manicure and pedicure, complimentary champagne and cupcakes from Black Velvet Sydney for bookings over four people. The professional team at Zen will provide a luxurious experience that will leave everyone feeling relaxed and stress-free before the big day.
4. Dinner at The Governors Table
For a truly elegant Hens Party for the foodie bride-to-be, The Governors Table provides the perfect setting and location just a stone’s throw from Circular Quay in Sydney’s CBD. Groups of 8 or more can choose from delectable banquet menus starting from $55 per guest to enjoy in the main dining room, at the 16-seat Governors Table or for exclusive private dining, in The Governors Room.
5. Private Wine Tastings with The Wine Society
Hens parties are destined to include wine, so why not learn a little while enjoying a glass or two? With The Wine Society, you can choose an event theme and wine package to suit your budget. Each package includes a selection of 7 wines to sample and a Wine Educator to host your event at The Wine Society Vintec Tasting Room in Sydney, or an alternate venue of your choice. Cheers!