Their new Afternoon Tea includes a spectacular range of Lenotre desserts that are almost too pretty to eat – but you will. There’s the Cone au chocolat filled with luscious berries and delicious cream, Tarte au citron with the perfect balance between tart lemon and sweet meringue. There are layers of delicious vanilla Bavarian cream with fruits of the forest jelly and caramelized hazelnuts known as Ambiance and macaroons made of soft almond meringue filled with fresh raspberries and lemon curd. For serious types there are even scones with jam and cream and assorted finger sandwiches.
Lenotre, a leading French Patisserie and Boulangerie, is synonymous with the finest traditions in gastronomy. Sydney-based Chef Pastissier, Mark Stone trained in with Lenotre in Paris for three months, building on his extensive experience and learning the their techniques before returning to Australia to oversee the production of the pastries for Accor.
Served on an innovative tiered stand, afternoon tea at the Sofitel has taken on a whole new meaning with the introduction of Lenotre. This is the new place to enjoy this fine tradition in style.
Tempted? Head into the Sofitel and indulge in a petite take away dessert from the Thyme2 Patisserie, enjoy Afternoon Tea or save the treat for dessert. You deserve it!