High Tea Sydney

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  • 03/01/2015

High Tea – Sydney

The tradition of taking High Tea is a wonderful way to spend time with friends in the afternoon.   Sydney has some interesting options to enjoy high tea, from traditional Victorian settings, to chocolate high tea for two, and even a teapot museum boasting the world’s largest collection of teapots.  Adding high tea to a day trip or tour in or around Sydney is  a great way to wind down the day of sightseeing or shopping.  Coach hire is available for all kinds of social groups and parties.

The Victoria Room

Step through the doors of the Victoria Room and feel like you are taking a step back in time to the very era for which the room is named.  Luxuriate in fine Victorian furnishings while enjoying a traditional high tea in an elegant setting.  Choose from tea sets that include champagne, or even absinthe.  High Tea is only available on the weekends and bookings are recommended.

The Tea Salon

For a more casual setting, visit the Tea Salon on the 4th floor of the Westfield Shopping Center.  The Tea Salon offers swifter service, making it perfect before, during, or after a shopping trip.  Enjoy an extensive list of scones.  The Tea Ribbon Sandwiches are the winner at this high tea served daily.  Perfect for shopping, sipping, and chatting with the girls.

Shangri-La Hotel

For a modern exotic twist to the traditional high tea experience go straight to the Shangri-La Hotel for their chocolate high tea for two.  Three decadent layers of brownies, macaroons, and chocolate cakes with your choice of tea, coffee, or hot chocolate.  Upgrade your chocolate high tea for two by adding a flute of Chandon NV Brut, or Taittinger Brut Champagne.


Take a day trip into the nearby Blue Mountains to enjoy traditional high tea by the side of a roaring fire while watching the mist come off the beautiful blue gum trees.  High tea at Lilianfels is an unforgettable experience.  Enjoy your tea and scones with a flute of Australian sparkling wine, or French Champagne.


Bygone Beauties

For anyone who is passionate about High Tea a stop at Bygone Beauty Tearoom is an absolute must do.  Learn the difference between High and Low Tea and spend the afternoon browsing the worlds largest collection of tea pots with over 3,000 currently on display in the museum. Choose from teas imported from all over the world.  Devonshire tea sets are the specialty of the house.

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