The renowned Afternoon Tea of the Winter Garden holds its own part of the hotel's history. A custom carried from India to Britain in the early 17th century. The 1,500 different kinds of tea prove the dedication of the English and its intrinsic presence in British culture. Since its inception, the Winter Garden tea serving and ritual became a landmark among tea consumers and connoisseurs. Perceived as the most opulent tea experience, accompanied by the finest selection of sweet and savory delicacies, the Afternoon Tea of the historic hotel is exclusively curated by its talented Pastry & Executive chefs.
Unparalleled taste of irresistible savories and sweets awaits you daily - a ritual not to be missed and always cherished.
From November 30th 2019 to January 7th 2020, it dresses up its Festive attire and welcomes you to the warm embrace of the iconic Winter Garden.
Operating daily from 12.00 to 8.00
It's the most wonderful time of the year and the iconic Winter Garden is graciously welcoming Christmas with the most delicate Christmas Flavors buffet. Visit the festively decorated Grand Dame of Athens and allow the cozy feelings of the nicest season to embrace you and welcome you to a sweet journey. Enjoy the discrete Christmas tunes playing at the background of the warm Winter Garden and immerse yourself in its glittering atmosphere while savoring your very own delicacy, always accompanied by your favorite beverage.
Moments of relaxation and warm gatherings to the tune of soft music, starring a refreshing menu of sweet and savory delicacies curated by Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and his talented team.
The savory palette of the "Weekends at Winter Garden" boasts exquisite appetizer options such as mini vegetable ‘ravioli' with crab, avocado. The menu's best expression is its perfect serving of organic farm-fresh egg dishes, the soft-boiled eggs with marinated and smoked ‘Le Jajik' salmon, eggs Benedict with lobster and hollandaise sauce or Chef's dish of the day; all accompanied by a glass of champagne. The pinnacle of this elegant brunch, is the handmade "tsoureki" with mastiha, an exclusive creation, personally curated by the hotel's Pastry Chef Evgenios Vardakastanis.
For the sweetest epilogue, the opulent selection of desserts perfectly seal your very own "Weekends at Winter Garden" experience.
Every Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 until 14.00
Gracefully aligned with the fine essence of the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne and the enchanting environment of the hotel's city lounge, the "Opera Nights at the Winter Garden" debut with a duet of a soprano and a tenor.
The last month of autumn, November, is exclusively dedicated to the renowned arias uniquely performed by famous Maria Callas whereas, December will introduce us to the warmest winter welcome through the sophisticated and festive Christmas sounds. Indulge in the stylish and opulent setting of the Winter Garden and accompany your very own Opera night with the Champagne or Cocktail of your preference, selected by the fine menu curated for those exclusive nights.
From 7th November 2019 until 26th December 2019.
Every Thursday, from 20.00 until 23.00
Every Wednesday enjoy live Jazz performances within the warm and inviting ambiance of the Winter Garden and immerse yourself in a timeless atmosphere of vivacious jazz tunes.
Experience captivating performances from the beloved trio combination consisting of piano, double bass and saxophone. Listen to fusions of various local and international styles of jazz creating the perfect musical backdrop for your evening. Genuinely originated by New Orleans, United States, it now journeys all the way through continents and centuries and allows us to journey ourselves while enjoying the warm embrace of the Winter Garden ambience.
From October 9 and until December 19, 2019.
Every Wednesday, from 20.00 to 23.00