Best High Tea in Adelaide

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Adelaide or High Tea Adelaide, but unsure which establishments offer afternoon tea and which are the best places to go.

We have compiled a list of the best afternoon tea Adelaide can provide, so if you are looking for the perfect afternoon tea with friends, a romantic valentines afternoon tea, a mothers day afternoon tea treat for your mum, a fathers day treat for your dad or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

Best High Tea Adelaide Has To Offer

Hilton – Coal Cellar and Grill

233 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000

Served in Hilton Adelaide’s Lobby Lounge, Hilton High Tea sets the scene for an exceptional experience. Indulge in a unique experience from a selection of sweet and savoury items.

Each tea has been hand torn to maintain the full leaf of each blend for ultimate infusion and integrity of flavour.

Enjoy macaroon, chocolate eclair, lemon meringue tart, homemade scones with jam and cream and savoury rolls and sandwiches.

Served every weekend 1.00pm – 3.30pm

Intercontinental Hotel

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Indulge in elegant Adelaide High Tea or Coffee. You will enjoy a range of gourmet sandwiches or lunch items, hot pastries, freshly baked scones and delicious sweets.

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Stamford Grand

2 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045

Spend a relaxing afternoon sharing a delicious High Tea as you admire the spectacular views of Glenelg Beach from The Promenade Restaurant.

The Glenelg High Tea menu features petite finger sandwiches, traditional house-made fluffy scones, delicate sweets treats and delicious savoury items, including their signature curry puffs.

Mayfair Hotel

45 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000

A sumptuous High Tea adds a hint of nostalgia to weekend afternoon’s in the Mayfair’s Mayflower Restaurant.

Prestige Sparkling High Tea includes sparkling wine or non-alcoholic bubbles on arrival followed by a selection of five savoury and five sweet items, including the finest Wedgwood tea and freshly brewed Espresso coffee.

Served daily from 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Ginza Miyako

1 Stamford Plaza Hotel, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Forget the traditional high tea, this is more exotic! It is held only once every month at Ginza Miyako Japanese Restaurant.

You’ll enjoy fusion Japanese savouries such as beef tataki, fused traditional Japanese style with modern sophistication.

Sip exotic teas while enjoying elegant fusion Japanese sweet treats. Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options are available only upon request in advance.

Bookings are essential. Served 12 noon – 2:30pm.

Utopia at Waterfall Gully

170 Waterfall Gully Rd, Waterfall Gully SA 5066

High tea at Utopia is a stylish and fun way to celebrate any special occasion.

Relax in this century-old tearoom, sip from vintage china and enjoy the tiered stands bursting with bite-sized, handmade, sweet and savoury delicacies and freshly baked buttermilk scones.

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The Topiary Cafe

1361 North East Road, Tea Tree Gully SA 5091

Topiary is run in a similar way to the household of Australian ancestors 100 years ago. They only source locally, make everything from scratch, work with whole carcasses and waste nothing.

They aim to provide a unique dining experience, harnessing that same traditional mindset, but served in a contemporary way to reflect what is happening around us now.

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Lenzerheide Restaurant

146 Belair Rd, Hawthorn SA 5062

Enjoy elegant surroundings and a sumptuous menu that features the finest local produce to ensure your lunch, high tea or dinner is a very special and memorable occasion.

Only seven minutes from the cbd, this innovatively restored former historical residence exudes an atmosphere of harmony and warmth.

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Ayers House Adelaide

288 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Ayers House Adelaide are known for their food. They work with local suppliers and . take pride in ensuring everyone has the best food experience, catering for all dietary needs, small children and they give you the flexibility you need to create your perfect menu.

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Glen Ewin Estate

43 Lower Hermitage Rd, Houghton SA 5131

Enjoy HIgh Tea at the Glen Ewin Estate with a glass of bubbly on arrival. You can enjoy sausage rolls and finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Willabrand fig

jam and vanilla cream. Desserts include a chocolate tartlet, housebaked cheesecake and balsamic figs, plus a fig leaf macaron.

Served Saturdays and Sundays at 2.30pm

Mockingbird Lounge – Glenelg South

68 Broadway, Glenelg South SA 5045

A standard high tea at Mockingbird Lounge includes finger sandwiches and mini homemade savouries such as sausage rolls and quiche. Of course it wouldn’t be high tea without scones with jam and cream and a mixture of homemade sweets.

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Tealicious Cakes

12 Aldinga Rd, Willunga SA 5172

The Tealicious signature High Tea is perfect for any special occasion. The menu is made from scratch using as much local produce as possible.

Enjoy a selection of ribbon sandwiches and quiches, scones served with jam and cream, assorted handcrafted petite desserts like cream horns, chocolate eclairs, cupcakes, tarts and cheesecakes.

Pink lemonade, and bottomless loose leaf Queen Ann breakfast tea or your choice of a mug of coffee.

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The Rising Sun

60 Bridge St, Kensington SA 5068

With a heritage building and old world charm The Rising Sun Inn is the perfect setting for High Tea. On arrival, sparkling wine is served followed by small sandwiches and savoury items.

A large selection of T-Bar branded teas are available for the pot, accompanied by fresh baked scones with Chantilly cream and strawberry jam. Small cakes and petit fours finish off the menu.

Available Thursday to Saturday from 2:30pm to 4.30pm.

Thorngrove Manor Hotel

2 Glenside Ln, Stirling SA 5152

The ultimate private afternoon tea for two, features an extensive selection of traditional loose leaf teas, single origin coffees, plus delicious herbal alternatives. Enjoy tiered plates brimming with sandwich selections, pastries and delicacies.

Melt in your mouth petit fours; mille feuille, madeleines, signature fresh cream cakes, and light fluffy scones are served with organic small batch, house-made local fruit preserves.

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