Pinkies Up! Sydney❜s Cutest High Teas for Kids

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 Let’s face it, high tea is really just a great excuse to eat cake for lunch, so it really is a perfect mummy-and-me date with your little one! 

High tea with girlfriends is all about champagne and gossip, but when kids are part of the mix, high tea with kids is all about hot chocolate and cake! If you're looking for the best kids' high teas in Sydney, get ready to navigate the sugar highs among fine china and delicate tea sets at some of our favourite high teas for kids - pinkies up!

Pinkies Up! Sydney's Cutest High Teas for Kids

Sydney CBD

1. Four Seasons Hotel

The best kids' high teas in Sydney
Pinkies up, everyone! High tea is in full swing at the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel.

The perfect treat for adults and children alike, high tea at Mode Kitchen & Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is the ideal activity for budding socialites!

Enjoy three tiers of handcrafted sweets, savouries, and scones on the new High Tea menu, starting from $79pp. Children’s High Tea is $39pp. Drool!

Location: 199 George Street, Sydney

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2. Radisson Blu Plaza 

Radisson Blu Plaza
Add Kids in the City High Tea at the Radisson to your high tea must-do!

Kids in the City High Tea at the Radisson is perfect for little girls and boys wanting to don pretty frocks for a girly day of fairy bread, ham and cheese sandwiches, mocktails, marshmallowy hot choccies and more.

Prices start at $25 per child under 10. They also serve Traditional High Tea, a Specialty Vegan High Tea, and seasonal themed high teas throughout the year such as their Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tea, Aussie, Festive, and Easter high teas.

Location: 27 O’Connell St, Sydney

3. Swissotel

The best kids' high teas in Sydney
Swissotel Sydney

*Please note Swissotel is currently undergoing a major renovation, with some services (including dining) affected by the disruption.*

Experience one of Sydney's only endless high teas featuring a generous assortment of freshly baked scones, savoury delicacies and mouth-watering desserts, including luscious cakes all served a-la-carte and continuously replenished on request.

You’ll also enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and an array of T2 premium loose-leaf teas.

Location: 68 Market Street, Sydney

4. The Tea Room at The QVB

High Tea at the QVB
Kids' High Tea at the QVB.

Situated in the opulent Grand Ballroom of the Queen Victoria Building, The Tea Room offers a stylish high tea of Petits fours prepared by their award-winning patissier, served on Royal Albert fine china with British silverware settings.

It's family-friendly and a fantastic treat with a dedicated children's high tea including finger sandwiches, sweets, savoury items, a scone with jam and cream, and a drink.

Location: Level 3, Queen Victoria Building, 455 George Street

5. Kids' High Tea at Sir Stamford

The best kids' high teas in Sydney
Sir Stamford

If there's one thing Sir Stamford know how to do well, it's kids' high teas in Sydney!

The five-star hotel are famous for throwing some of the best themed kids' high teas in the city (Mad Hatter's is always our favourite!) and also like to spoil their younger patrons with their specialty weekend high tea.

Book your table on a Saturday or Sunday and tuck into adorable finger sandwiches, scones, mini chocolate fudge cakes, Belgian waffles, and more!

Location: 93 Macquarie St, Sydney

6. Parliament House

High Tea at Parliament House
High Tea at Parliament House.

This is a truly unique opportunity to sit down for tea in Australia’s first and oldest Parliament, one of the most significant political and cultural institutions in NSW!

The Parliament House High Tea is served on Fridays from 12 to 3 pm and is a family-friendly offering with incredible sweet and savoury creations the whole family will love. 

Location: 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney 

7. Afternoon Tea at The Langham

Afternoon Tea Langham Sydney
High tea at Kitchens On Kent is a must for all tea (and sweet treats!) lovers.

*Please note that Kitchens on Kent are currently closed until further notice.*

The Langham Sydney’s beautifully refurbished restaurant space, Kitchens On Kent, hosts 'Afternoon Tea On Kent' - a truly decadent high tea experience that includes seasonal savoury delights, finger sandwiches and homemade pastries and tea cakes - plus their signature warm scones smothered in beautifully made jam and cream!

They also have a special Christmas Afternoon Tea throughout December and host special themed kids' high teas throughout the year. 

Location: 89-113 Kent Street, Sydney

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8. Estate, Vaucluse House

Estate Vaucluse
Kids high tea doesn't get more indulgent than at High Tea Estate Vaucluse House.

Combine a visit to Museums of History NSW's historic Vaucluse House with a fabulous high tea at Estate.

The kiddies can indulge in a range of exotic savouries and decadent sweets, while the older kids enjoy a glass of sparkling while overlooking their vibrant and immaculately kept gardens. Admittedly, this high tea is usually suited to adults, however, kids can take their pick from the menu and will love exploring the expansive parkland with its maze of walking paths and resident animals.

Location: Wentworth Road, Vaucluse

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9. Short & Sweet By Q

Short & Sweet By Q
Short & Sweet By Q

Formerly Parent Poppin, Short & Sweet By Q is an adorable cafe and catering company in St Peters that also serve up an even more adorable kids' high tea!

You and the kids will love Short & Sweet By Q because all their treats are made fresh daily, including their kids' high tea of savoury delights, and homemade sweets and cakes served with Roastville coffee or tea.

Please note that their kids' high tea menu is available via preorder on their website. 

Location: 4/1 Barwon Park Road , St Peters

10. Glasshouse High Tea at The Grounds

The best kids' high teas in Sydney
Glasshouse High Tea at The Grounds

For a truly unique experience in an enchanting floral fantasy world, enjoy a lavish menu of sweet and savoury delights at the Glasshouse High Tea at The Grounds of Alexandria.

With exclusive use of the Glasshouse (a minimum of five tickets are required), you'll be tucked away in your own serene private space, beautifully styled with bright bouquets, sparkling candles, and elegant tableware.

High Tea is available from Friday to Sunday on a first-come-first-served basis, so book now for a decadent weekend indulgence with your little ones. 

Location: 2 Huntley Street, Alexandria

Greater West

11. PARKROYAL Parramatta

Parkroyal Parramatta
PARKROYAL Parramatta

Treat the kids to absolute luxury with bite-sized sweet and savoury treats served in fine China at PARKROYAL Parramatta.

High tea at PARKROYAL Parramatta is made to order and offers up an exquisite dining experience to spoil your little ones. Their tea offering includes an unlimited selection of teas, plus a few glasses of something bubbly for the big kids. 

Location: 30 Phillip St, Parramatta

Sutherland Shire

12. The Jade Teahouse at Camellia Gardens

The best kids' high teas in Sydney
Jade Teahouse's famous lavender cupcakes.

With their own Children's High Tea menu that includes savoury snacks plus duckie meringue, hundreds and thousands pinwheel sandwich, and a teahouse scone with jam and cream, your kids will dine to their heart's content at The Teahouse set among the beautiful Camellia Gardens.

Adults can enjoy their own exquisite High Tea in the beautiful atmosphere.

Location: Cnr Kareena Rd & President Ave, Caringbah

13. Rosebank Kids High Tea at Rosebank Cottage Cafe

Rosebank kids high tea
Rosebank Kids High Tea at Rosebank Cottage Cafe


Treat your little ones to a magical afternoon at Rosebank Cottage Cafe with their enchanting Kids High Tea. Specially tailored for children under 12 years, priced at $30 per person, this whimsical experience features a delightful assortment of mini sandwiches and sweet treats. Available Monday to Thursday from 9am to 3pm, Rosebank Cottage Cafe provides an ideal setting for hosting memorable high tea parties, complete with curated party packages and a choice of seating in the Lounge, Guest room, or Verandah.

Advance bookings are essential, with a minimum order of two sets and a 48-hour notice.

Location: 1 Homestead Lane, Grantham Farm

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14. The Gunners Barracks Tea Rooms

The Gunners Barracks Tea Rooms
The Gunners Barracks Tea Rooms

From the team who also bring you the famous QVB Tea Rooms, Gunners Barracks offers an experience of great food and friendly service, which is rivalled only by the superb views of Sydney Harbour on offer.

They have a specialty Children's High Tea menu of petit pastries, finger sandwiches, scones, and a drink, plus traditional high tea for parents, including optional sparkling, cocktail or champagne versions.

High tea is served Monday to Sunday from 10 am until close. 

Location: End of Suakin Dr, Mosman

15. Burnt Orange

The best kids' high teas in Sydney
Burnt Orange

For a sensational adults' and kids' high tea menu, you can't go past Burnt Orange.

Their kids' high tea for those under 12s includes special housemade treats from banana raspberry musk sticks to signature chocolate freckles and sour snakes. Sandwiches and scones are always included. Adults enjoy their own exquisite selection with unlimited tea, coffee, hot chocolate or chai latte.

High tea sitting times are from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm on weekends, and at midday on Wednesday to Friday.

Location: 1109 Middlehead Rd, Mosman 

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Apr 27 2023

I have read really great reviews about My Little Cupcake parties & high tea for children and teenagers. They are based in Neutral Bay Offer home party catering & setup. Cupcake decorating too!


Jun 26 2022

The high Tea at the Four Seasons Hotel is now $89pp and $49 for kids. June 2022. Getting pricier!


Jun 04 2019

Hi Melanie, the hero image is from the Shangri-la Hotel's high tea.


Jun 03 2019

Which high tea is the first photo from. Labeled "By: Hayley Dean, 10 February 2019" Looks great!


Aug 18 2015

I have heard phenomenal things about Decorati creative studios for toddler and children's parties & high teas. They are based in Wetherill Park.

Belle renshaw

Sep 12 2014

Have lots of nieces that would love a high tea as a day out