The cosmopolitan Winter Garden City Lounge is open again to welcome its valued guests in the relaxing and elegant atmosphere of Hotel Grande Bretagne.
Featuring special events and a refreshed menu curated by the Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and his talented team, the Winter Garden graciously invites guests to new experiences in the city’s most ideal gathering space.
Intimate gatherings with your loved ones over an authentic afternoon tea featuring a new kids version or over the most elegant weekend brunch in town is always a good idea! Spending a relaxing evening listening to classic piano tunes and enjoying the live music nights of opera, jazz and harp inside Winter Garden’s warm embrace is another experience not to be missed.
Traditional Afternoon Tea
The renowned Afternoon Tea of Winter Garden, holding its own part of history in the hotel’s journey through time, welcomes you to a journey of flavors and aromas.
The Afternoon Tea of Hotel Grande Bretagne, traditionally served, includes a rich variety of accompaniments and tea flavors. Enjoy a selection of tea sandwiches from our bakery with crab, smoked salmon, roast beef and egg salad, freshly baked almond scones with Corinthian raisin, seasonal jams and clotted cream as well as delectable desserts and cakes prepared by the Hotel Grande Bretagne pâtisserie and the ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’ Pastry Chef Arnaud Larher.
Afternoon Tea for kids
If you are looking for an authentic experience for your children, the Afternoon Tea of Hotel Grande Bretagne is a lovely picture-worthy ritual that will always be cherished.
Introduce your children to the opulent tea experience of the historic hotel and delight their moments with irresistible savories and desserts such as mini sandwiches, cupcakes, marshmallows, macarons and cookies.
Weekends at Winter Garden
Hotel Grande Bretagne’s elegant brunch returns and invites you to savor it at the Winter Garden City Lounge.
From November 6 and every weekend from 11.00 until 14.00, experience moments of relaxation and warm gatherings with your loved ones under the sounds of soft music while enjoying the refreshing menu of sweet and savory delicacies curated by Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and his talented team. The familiar taste of the hotel’s warm, handmade butter and chocolate croissants meet the homemade marmalade and the exquisite vanilla cream, which was inspired and created by the pastry team of the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne, and altogether craft the finest harmony once they blend with the indigenous fresh local butter and fir tree honey. One of the highlights of this elegant brunch is the handmade “tsoureki” with mastiha, an exclusive creation of the hotel’s pastry team. A delicacy that will exceptionally accompany the cup of coffee or tea or the glass of fresh juice that our valued -Winter Garden- guest will select.
The savory palette of “Weekends at Winter Garden” is complemented by exquisite appetizer options such as the smoked salmon cannelloni with crab, avocado and green apple and the ‘Jamon Serrano’ salad with forest mushrooms, foie gras and dry sour cherries. The menu finds its best expression when it comes to the perfect serving of organic farm-fresh egg dishes such as: soft-boiled eggs with potato cream, smoked eel and caviar, eggs benedict with lobster, asparagus and hollandaise sauce or the Chef’s dish of the day.
For the sweetest epilogue, the opulent selection of desserts is the one that will perfectly seal your very own “Weekends at Winter Garden” experience.
Music nights at Winter Garden
The iconic Winter Garden City Lounge of Hotel Grande Bretagne invites you to the finest music nights with live tunes of jazz, opera and harp.
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 by a trio combination consisting of piano, double bass and saxophone and let the fusions of various local and international styles of jazz create 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.
Every Wednesday as of November 10, 2021 | 19.30 – 22.30.
Opera Nights at Winter Garden
The elegant ambience of the Winter Garden City Lounge embraces the fine sounds of Opera and welcomes some of its most renowned repertoires.
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.
Renowned arias and sophisticated sounds surround the stylish and opulent setting of the Winter Garden and set the background of this unique experience.
Every Thursday as of November 11, 2021 | 19.30 – 22.30.
Harp Tunes at Winter Garden
Indulge in a music journey through the centuries. Captivating melodies will unveil the beauty and romance and take you to mythical times through the airy, crystalline, almost divine sounds of the harp accompanied by piano.
Enjoy an exceptional musical experience in the warm atmosphere of Winter Garden.
Every Friday as of November 12, 2021 | 19.30 – 22.30.
For more information, contact us on 2103330748.
WINTER GARDEN CITY LOUNGE
HOTEL GRANDE BRETAGNE, ATHENS
t: +30 2103330748