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Celebrate Spring at West Hotel Sydney

Celebrate Spring at West Hotel Sydney

West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton will host a series of exciting events this spring in the hotel’s lush garden atrium and Solander Dining and Bar. Kicking off on Saturday the 30th of September, and running through to Melbourne Cup and just beyond; Solander will undergo a floral transformation, inspired by the beauty of spring.

Happening every Saturday from 2pm-4pm until Saturday the 14th of October, the Sakura Tea Party will take place in Solander. Inspired by the beautiful Sakura (cherry blossom) trees that are in bloom around Sydney, Solander Dining and Bar will be taken over by beautiful pink florals.

Priced at $65 per person, the Sakura Tea Party includes Head Chef Joel Robinson’s unique take on the classic High Tea. Indulge in a tiered selection of both sweet and savoury snacks such as poached prawn fennel and spiced mayo buns; saffron and buffalo mozzarella arancini; salted caramel mini eclairs and assorted macarons. To complement these delights, the Sakura Tea Party includes a welcome sakura-themed cocktail drink. For $20 extra, guests can also enjoy bottomless house wine, sparkling and beer.

On the 21st October, the Sakura Tea Party will transform into an Afternoon Tea Party. At $65 per person, the Afternoon Tea Party includes a tiered selection of pastries and savoury bites and a Solander signature cocktail. Guests are also able to add on bottomless house wine, sparkling and beer for $20. The Afternoon Tea Party will run until the 11th November.

The restaurant and bar will celebrate the 2023 Melbourne Cup with a special three-course menu on Tuesday the 7th of November. Priced at $130 per person, the package includes either a glass of bubbles or beer and an Australian cheese board on arrival; four shared starters and your choice from one of Solander Dining and Bar’s delicious mains. The race will be broadcast on large TV screens in Solander Dining and Bar and there will be some exciting prizes to be won that include an overnight stay with breakfast at West Hotel Sydney for 2 people, $100 dining credit at Solander Dining and Bar and additional prizes for best dressed.

“I couldn’t be more excited to announce our Spring into Solander events series. We are so lucky to have such a beautiful space here at West Hotel Sydney and thrilled to be able to create a truly memorable experience for our guests,” said Nathan Kengike, Hotel Manager.

He continued, “At West Hotel Sydney, we’re committed to providing exceptional service, experiences and more for all our guests and are delighted to welcome Sydneysiders to Solander for afternoon tea.”

Solander Dining and Bar offers botanical-inspired cocktails, non-alcoholic cocktails, and a range of boutique Australian and international spirits, wines and craft beers. The unique cocktail selection takes inspiration from Daniel Solander, a naturalist and the first botanist to set foot on Australian soil.

Solander Dining and Bar is located at West Hotel Sydney, 65 Sussex Street, Sydney. Solander is open from Mondays to Saturdays for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cocktails served from midday until late. For more information or to make a reservation please contact Solander Dining and Bar at [email protected] or visit  

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