TEEKANNE & GAULT MILLAU award Austria's best tea restaurants
The "Goldene Teeblatt" for the Astoria resort hotel
TEEKANNE and Gault Millau are presenting this award for the 9th time
Indulging in exquisite teas is trendy again
Tea does not just combine hot water with select fruits, herbs or fine green and black teas but also tradition with innovation. As a result, Austrians have been showing an increasing interest in the mix of classic tea culture and trendy flavours for years. They are better and better informed about the tea varieties and their preparation, which results in growing demands on local gastronomy in terms of quality and variety.
More and more Austrian restaurateurs are also catering for this trend with a high quality range of teas. Combined with a cultivated tea culture, lovers of this hot drink experience wonderfully indulgent moments with a cup of tea in many local restaurants, cafés and hotels.
Tea culture at the 5-star hotel
The flourishing tea culture in Austria makes it more and more difficult for GAULT MILLAU to choose the country's top tea restaurants year after year. Despite this, together with TEEKANNE, they awarded the outstanding prize winners again in 2012, one winner per state, who make a special effort for the tea culture in Austria. The "Goldene Teeblatt" was awarded to the selected restaurateurs for the ninth time at an official ceremony at the Steirereck restaurant.
Awarded with the "Goldene Teeblatt" in 2012:
The Relax & Spa Hotel Astoria in Seefeld is the Tyrolean award winner. Elisabeth Gürtler from the Astoria hotel knows exactly what her guests prefer: "A correctly celebrated tea culture reinforces what we have made our hotel's philosophy: arrive, relax and regain your composure."