Based on the 195 years of Ronnefeldt’s rich history, the 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt serves a range of more 70 premium hand-crafted Ronnefeldt Teascomprising the highest-grade leaves from the world’s most prominent tea gardens, carefully selected by Ronnefeldt’s Owners and Tea Tasters. The 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt is a unique destination concept with subtle classic and contemporary European influences debuting at the prestigious Gaysorn Village, Bangkok.
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Conceived by Gaysorn Villageand honed in partnership with Ronnefeldt, this iconic and timeless concept embodies the true spirit of Ronnefeldt along with decades of craftsmanship and tradition in tea blending whilst presenting a trend-setting perspective to the world’s most consumed beverage.
The family owned company Ronnefeldt from Frankfurt, Germany looks back to seven generations with roots in China being set at the beginning of the 20th century. 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt concept showcases a wide range of loose-leaf teas for discerning tasting pleasure and for retail, packaged in specially designed tins. Two blends have been created exclusively by Ronnefeldt for the Lounge: ‘The Bangkok Blend’ and ‘The Gaysorn Blend’.
The Bangkok Blend – A blend of fine Oolong Tea with natural pineapple and papaya flavours. Flowery, Chinese Oolong Tea has been blended especially with tropical flavours of papaya and pineapple resulting in a sensational combination of flavours. The Gaysorn Blend – Ripe mango and hints of citric notes combine beautifully with light flowery Pai Mu Tan White Tea from Fujian, China. The Gaysorn Blend is a fine and elegant tea with subtle flowery flavours and smooth tannins.
A variety of other Ronnefeldt teas available include the international green tea bestseller Morgentau and collections such as Teastar, Tea Couture, and White Collection (available in it’s entrety for the first time in Thailand at the Tea Lounge). An extensive array international pastries, quality tea-infused cakes, signature afternoon tea sets, healthy and tasty lunch menu available throughout the day.
Set Lunch start from 380++ THB and start your day right with a cup of tea. You can also order from a la carte menu.
Kabocha Salad – Roasted Japanese pumpkin, beet root and carrot puree, fresh ricotta cheese and rocket leaves with lemon oil dressing.
Crab and Avocado – Blue swimmer crab meat in apple capsicum dressing , served in an organic half avocado, with coriander mayonnaise and fresh apple topped with Avruga caviar
Fresh ingredients, beautiful favors
Seared Scallop – Three seared scallops on truffled cauliflower mousse, with shallot, caper vinaigrette and a sprinkle of whole leaf Kabusencha tea
Filet De Boeuf – Ranger’s valley pure Black Angus beef tenderloin, topped with mushroom gratin, served with mashed potato and red wine sauce
Duck Breast – Pan roasted duck breast, roasted sweet purple & orange potatoes, with orange – lavender red wine sauce
Wild caught Sea bass – Seared Sea bass in roasted onion soubise with a fennel, sweet corn & quinoa salad
Seared Lamb Cutlet – Cutlet of pasture-fed Australian lamb with fresh mint, pea puree , romesco sauce and red wine reduction
Afternoon Tea Set for 1 person at 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt
Highly recommended to oder The White Collection tea to enjoy your time with tea set. The White Collectionencompasses the most elegant of tea varieties reflecting the world’s most renowned tea-growing regions. This carefully chosen selection includes fine loose-leaf teas from areas such as Darjeeling, Assam, Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and China. All teas are produced using traditional methods in small batches resulting in delectable flavours and enticing aromas.
The 1823 Tea Lounge By Ronnefeldt is a place to be seen and a welcoming and hospitable attraction to interact with other foodie and tea lovers.