10 Local Spots for High Tea

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Turns out you don’t need to travel all that far to enjoy high tea! Here’s a list of places locally that are sure to please!


PassionTree Velvet, Macquarie Centre

Level 3, Macquarie Centre

Available: Every day, bookings essential

Cost: They offer a basic, full and macaron high tea ranging from $13.50 – $38.95. They also offer a kids’ high tea called a “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” for $9.95. TOO CUTE!

Because: It can make even a dull trip to the shops special and the kids will love it!

More info here.


Eden Gardens, Macquarie Park

307 Lane Cove Road (cnr Fontenoy Road), Macquarie Park

Available: For groups of 10 or more upon request

Cost: Sparkling High tea is $59

Because: The dining room is lovely and the gardens are a must-see.

More info here.



The Deckhouse, Woolwich

End of Clarke Road, Woolwich Dock, Woolwich

Available: 11pm – 3:00pm, 7 days. Bookings essential, minimum of 12 guests

Cost: Sparkling High Tea is $60 pp

Because: Great views and lovely service.

More info here.



Woolwich Pier Hotel, Woolwich

2 Gale Street, Woolwich

Available: On weekends, bookings required. Minimum 4 people

Cost: Traditional High Tea $35, Chandon High Tea $45, Veuve Clicquot High Tea $54

Because: Sipping a mimosa and eating scones on the terrace on a warm day is a WINNER.

More info here.



The Watershed Kitchen, Drummoyne

1P Henley Marine Drive, Drummoyne

Available: Everyday, minimum 15 guests. Bookings essential.

Cost: $45 -$55pp

Because: Lovely views out to Iron Cove Bay.

More info here.



The Cove Dining Co, Abbotsford

378 Great North Rd Abbotsford

Available: 1 – 3pm every day, bookings essential

Cost: $35 pp including Tea, Coffee or Soft Drink

Because: Families are welcomed, and the gardens are perfect for the kids to roam.

More info here. 



Fairy and Frog Creperie, Concord

52 Mortlake Street, Concord

Available: on request, minimum 20 people 

Cost: $55 per child and $80 per adult

Because: There’s something rather magical and fun about this place – a special treat for the kids.

More info here.



Gatehouse Tea Rooms, Parramatta

Corner of Pitt & Macquarie St, Parramatta Park

Available: Daily, in two-hour sittings. Booking required

Cost: Between $44 and $79 depending on the day of the week and drink inclusions. Kids are $24-$29.

Because: The UNESCO World Heritage Listed Gatehouse was built in 1887 and is one of the oldest High Tea venues in Australia.

More info here.



Lachlan’s Restaurant, Parramatta

Old Government House, Parramatta Park

Available: Any day for any number of guests for 2 hour sittings.

Cost: $54, alcohol sold separately

Because: It has history and beautiful grounds – your nan will love it!

More info here.


Sugar ‘n Spice, Chatswood

Ground, Chatswood Chase

Available: Every day, minimum 2 people bookings essential

Cost: $85 for 2 people, drinks paid on consumption. Kids $20 each. Basic scones and tea are also available.

Because: They offer a fun “Alice’s Mad Hatter High Tea” and great kids’ options.

More info here.