Who could have thought that inside the vicinity of Sirao Garden-Little Amsterdam, everyone can experience the ambiance of an English Tea Shop? Yes! That’s possible.
Located on the grounds of Sirao Garden-Little Amsterdam, aside from its tropical greenery. You can experience the lush and cold breezed while you enjoy spectacular views of the mountains. Relax with a tea in hand, socialize with friends and family inside the Tea house and enjoy a wide selection of teas and coffee.
The tea house is just quaint small where it can accommodate 10 to 12 individuals. The walls inside the tea house are surrounded by the collections of Elena’s where you can see various teapots, miniature bone china, hats, vases, frames,and figurines.
Upon visiting the Cafe Bella, I had the chance to speak with Ms. Elena Chua. ” This is like a dream come true for me. It made me happy every time I saw people smiling when they visit the place”, she said.
“It gives a glimpse into my world…My journey and my love of tea”, she added. I was inspired by the story she shared with me on how she ended up building the Tea House as an addition to the Garden.
According to Ms. Chua, when she was a small child, she loves to collect small souvenirs and knickknacks. She loves to play by herself or with friends and has their own tea party. She loved collecting miniature bone chinaware. When she started to work as a flight attendant, she then acquired the passion of drinking different kinds of tea from different countries.
She felt so blessed with the opportunity to see and traveled all over the world. As she discovered how the world beautiful was, she decided to share these experiences with many people especially to those people who don’t have the opportunity to discover and explore the world.
When Sirao Garden-Little Amsterdam was built, their family considered it as a gift from God. Miss Elena decided to upgrade the Garden by having this tea house where it will showcase her beautiful and fascinating collections. Her collections are all precious to her because of her journey.
What’s with the name, Bella?
Bella is the name of her adorable daughter. Upon visiting the garden, the door will welcome you with a big sign 8504 which is the birthdate of Bella.
About CAFE BELLA:
Cafe Bella can only accommodate 10 to 12 persons, meaning it is limited. Miss Elena serves the guest herself. She offers a set menu that consists of unlimited tea with various flavors, a sandwich, salad, cupcakes, fruits, juice drinks and if one prefers it, coffee.
Elena limits Casa Bella guests for the simple reason that the place is small and usually, she serves the guests herself. She offers a set menu that consists of unlimited tea of various flavors, a sandwich with a crunchy and zesty vegetable salad on the side, and perhaps, also her specialty, chicken macaroni salad, some cupcakes, fruits, juice drinks and if one prefers it, coffee.
If you want to experience and enjoy the English Tea in your hand. For reservations, You may contact Miss Elena Chua at 0922-825-6259 or you may check their Facebook Page Sirao Garden-Little Amsterdam.
Disclaimer: Please be advised that Cafe Bella can only entertain guest with reservations.
The Tea house is just small, cozy and restful where you can look closely with these fascinating collections of Miss Chua. Most of them are breakable and irreplaceable.Thus, most of them are “FOR YOUR EYES ONLY” so PLEASE DON’T THEM!