Spectacular places to enjoy high tea

by Elisa Parry

High tea is a lovely gift to give someone. It’s a great way to catch up and spend time with friends or loved ones. It’s also a beautiful way to celebrate a special occasion, from hen’s parties to birthdays, and even baby showers. Discover some of Australia’s most spectacular places to enjoy high tea in Sydney, Melbourne and beyond!

High Tea Gunners Barracks
NSW: Gunners’ Barracks sparkling high tea for two

Gunners’ Barracks tea room is located in the beautiful bushland of Georges Head. In this tranquil spot, you can simply sit back, relax and enjoy your delicious high tea with a 180-degree view of Sydney Harbour.

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High Tea with Sparkling Wine at The Tea Room
NSW: High tea with sparkling wine at The Tea Room for two

You’ll feel like royalty as you sip from fine china in one of Sydney’s most opulent dining rooms in the Queen Victoria Building. This is an iconic experience and a wonderful gift to share with someone special.

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Kirkton Park Hotel high tea, Hunter Valley
NSW: Sparkling high tea in the Hunter Valley for two

If you’re looking for an excuse to get away to the Hunter Valley, this is it! Sit down for an exquisite high tea overlooking a beautiful rose garden and water fountain in one of the region’s most prestigious estates.

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Deluxe High Tea in The Blue Mountains
NSW: Blue Mountains afternoon high tea for two

Planning a day trip to the Blue Mountains? Once you’ve worked up an appetite window shopping in Leura, unwind over a sumptuous high tea including fluffy homemade scones overlooking the stunning Blue Mountains.

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High tea Hotel Windsor Melbourne
VIC: The Hotel Windsor’s afternoon tea

A weekend in Melbourne isn’t complete without afternoon tea at the classic Windsor Hotel. Experience the old-world charm of The Windsor, who have been serving afternoon tea on the premises since 1883.

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Country Estate High Tea
VIC: Country estate high tea for two

Enjoy a traditional high tea in the beautiful surrounds of Flowerdale Estate located between the Macedon Ranges and the Yarra Valley. This is a delightful way to soak in the stunning countryside.

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High tea at the National Gallery of Victoria
VIC: High tea at the National Gallery of Victoria

After a wander around the acclaimed gallery, take your seat in the Tea Room for a delightful high tea selection. Sip on a glass of bubbles and delve into their impressive T2 list as you discuss your favourite artists.

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High tea with bottomless champagne Melbourne
VIC: Deluxe high tea with unlimited champagne, scones and gift

Take your high tea to the next level with this deluxe dining experience in Melbourne. Get ready for unlimited Chandon and unlimited scones. You’ll also get a take-home gift! Get the girls together and enjoy a delicious day out!

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The Ultimate Private High Tea
SA: The ultimate private high tea for two

Enjoy high tea in a castle with two hours exclusive access to the Kings Chambers. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience in one of the most unique hotels in Australia. You can expect the highest quality French-inspired dining experience.

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River Torrens Adelaide high tea cruise
SA: River Torrens high tea cruise

Grab the girls and enjoy a delectable high tea cruise down River Torrens on board a beautiful heritage boat. Sit down and savour a delicious spread of sweet and savoury treats, paired with a glass of bubbles and bottomless tea and coffee.

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Afternoon tea at Hadley's Orient Hotel
TAS: Traditional afternoon tea for sparkling wine for two

Head to the heritage-listed Hadley’s Orient Hotel in Hobart for a mouth-watering high tea featuring freshly baked scones, ribbon sandwiches, delightful savouries and petite sweet treats, served on an elegant three-tiered stand.

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