Food and Drink

   

Travelling Samover Tea House

Posted by

<
>

The cosy Travelling Samovar Tea House, tucked in a quiet corner of Rathdowne Street, represents Bec Kidson, Pascale Sameli and Katya Dibb’s passion for tea. The owners are warm, welcoming and immediately make you feel at home – just like a good cuppa.

The decor is inspired by the Orient – fused with Soviet style. Picture Chinese rosewood furnishings and Russian samovars. Then there’s the wide selection of teas; including Chinese teas, Japanese teas, herbal infusions, Turkish apple and chai. Also on the menu are the staples; coffee and hot chocolate.

The Indian Chai is served in terracotta cups, shaped like small vases. You can take them home after use. This thick cup of chai is a delicious blend of spices and it doesn’t leave an aftertaste. Darjeeling Second Flush Oaks is a smooth and mellow summer tea, best taken black. Turkish Apple is a flavourful combination of fresh apples, hibiscus and rose that leaves your tastebuds with a sweet and tangy taste. Prices are reasonable, in the range of $4 to $20.

The team at Travelling Samovar Tea House are also holding tea tasting classes lead by David Thompson of Larsen & Thompson Teas. Keep updated on their Facebook page. Hearing that the cakes are Katya’s creations, I wanted to go for more but unfortunately I was too stuffed to try. I’ll be coming back for them next time.

TRAVELLING SAMOVER TEA HOUSE
412 Rathdowne Street Carlton North
9917 2911
Wed to Sun 10am till 5pm


Art & Design

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/09/14/the-house-of-dior/

The House Of Dior

Milk Bar Mag checked out The House Of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition bringing together fashion and art in the always-beautiful National Gallery of Victoria.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/08/08/moments-by-dominic-taranto/

Moments by Dominic Taranto

Milk Bar Mag had the privilege of having an advanced viewing of Moments, and a chat with Dominic Taranto, the humble and hard-working artist behind it.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/08/02/moments/

Moments

Milk Bar Mag will attend the opening night of Moments, Northside artist Dominic Taranto's largest show to date.

Entertainment

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/09/26/the-amazing-traveling-comedy-tour/

The Amazing Traveling Comedy Tour

The Amazing Traveling Comedy Tour is settling in during the Melbourne Fringe Festival, bringing the best of Australia’s alternative comedians to The Courthouse Hotel in North Melbourne.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/09/22/ugly-duckling/

Ugly Duckling

Milk Bar Mag checked out the Melbourne Fringe Festival show, Ugly Duckling, and it's an absolute quack up.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/09/20/the-marion-cranes/

The Marion Cranes

Are you ready to shake your booty and sing at the top of your lungs? The Marion Cranes debut EP Sexy Motivation tackles queer themes in an unique and rare way with their new song, Feel (Gay Love).