Best High Tea in Brisbane

  • Family

There is something deliciously decadent about going for high tea in Brisbane, isn't there? Nibbling on dainty treats from tiered trays while sipping tea from bone China just makes one feel luxe to the extreme. And who can go past a good scone!

Whether you are planning a social outing with the girls or celebrating a special occasion, we’ve rounded up Brisbane’s best high teas offerings to take your tea drinking to new, elegant heights. Enjoy!

Where to go for High Tea in Brisbane

1. W Brisbane

Brisbane high tea
Paint your own desserts at W Brisbane's high tea.

Hotels the world over are known for putting on the most decadent high tea services, and W Brisbane's high tea is no exception.

They call it the Eat Your Art Out High Tea because that's exactly what you'll be doing - eating and arting! Served in W Brisbane's Living Room Bar, this Brisbane high tea is definitely one with a difference. The art-inspired high tea is $65 per person and invites guests to paint-your-own panna cottas, before satisfying their sweet tooth and savoury cravings with cherry chocolate profiteroles, Valrhona chocolate mousse tart, warm confit duck pies, lobster tarts and more.

Eat Your Art Out High Tea is served every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Two-hour sittings are available from 10:45 am to 3 pm (last sitting time). Bookings are essential.

Location: 81 N Quay, Brisbane City

2. Keri Craig Emporium

Tucked away in the Brisbane Arcade’s lower level, the Keri Craig Emporium Fashion Cafe offers a divine high tea experience, complete with complimentary glass of French Champagne. As well as a traditional high tea for $45pp, they also offer a seafood variation for $49.95pp. You can even take your little lady or gent along for the experience, with a special children’s high tea available, including a special gift, for $29.95pp. After you’ve polished off all your treats, be sure to take a wander around the exclusive homewares department and fashion boutique. 
Location: Lower Level, Brisbane Arcade, 160 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane

3. Darling & Co.

Brisbane high tea
Enjoy the gorgeous surroundings with your high tea in Brisbane.

If you are looking for a luxurious high tea in Brisbane to host a birthday, bridal shower, baby shower, or just an excuse to get together with the girls, Darling & Co. is the place for you.

Putting a modern touch on their high tea selection, you can choose to pair it with a selection of local teas from West End Co for $40pp, or glam it up with a glass of Veuve Champagne or a cheeky cocktail for $63pp.

If you want to go all out, you can try their unique Tanqueray G&T High Tea Set for $90pp, which includes four gin-based cocktails. Bookings are essential for Darling & Co. high teas and a minimum of 10 people is required. 
Location: 157 Given Terrace, Paddington

4. French & Mor 

French & More high tea
High tea with all the trimmings at French & Mor.

Putting a modern French twist on high tea in Brisbane, French & Mor is a hidden gem.

With offerings such as panna cotta, an assortment of French gateaux and savouries including a mini roast beef baguette with mustard-horseradish creme, how could you resist?

Served with a pot of T2 tea or your choice of coffee or juice for $41pp. They also offer a unique Teenagers High Tea for $28pp and have gluten-free and vegetarian options available.
Location: 2 Dawn Road, Albany Creek

5. Room With Roses 

Specialising in high teas in Brisbane and voted in the Top 5 High Teas in Australia by Vogue Living, Room with Roses certainly offers a decadent experience for diners.

High tea options include the Deluxe High Tea for $42pp, Chocolate High Tea for $45pp or the Ultimate Chocolate High Tea for $49pp. You can add a glass of Tatachilla Premium Brut Bubbles for an additional $8 per glass and there are also gluten-free and vegetarian options available. Better still, why not opt for one of their High Tea Hampers and set off for a romantic picnic? Your hamper includes everything you need, right down to disposable champagne flutes! 

Location: Gallery Level Brisbane Arcade, 117 Adelaide St, Brisbane 

More Great Eats in Brisbane

The Best Hot Chocolates in Brisbane
Brisbane's Favourite Buffets
Where to go for the Best Pancakes in Brisbane

Have you signed up to our newsletter? Join ellaslist to get the best family and kid-friendly events, venues, classes and things to do NEAR YOU!