Sydney's Best 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! Of course it’s ideal for little princesses but don’t leave the boys out – they’ll have a great time, too!

High Tea with girlfriends is all about champagne and gossip but when kids are part of the mix the main game is the hot chocolate and cake so get ready to navigate the sugar highs amongst fine china and delicate tea sets!

Here are some of our favourites that have special high tea menus for children.

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Sydney CBD

High Tea at The Langham, Sydney89-113 Kent Street, Sydney.
The opulent tea rooms at The Langham are one of Sydney’s famous destinations for a decadent aftrenoon tea with Wedgwood. Kids are welcome and are served half portions (at half the price!). The Langham also puts on themed kids high teas during school holidays.

Radisson Blu Plaza Sydney27 O’Connell St, Sydney.
This is particularly aimed at little girls wanting to don pretty frocks for a girly day of fairy bread, ham and cheese sandwiches, mocktails, marshmallowy hot choccies and more. It runs daily, and only costs from $49 per person.

The Sir Stamford Hotel: 93 Maquarie St, Circular Quay, Sydney
Fluffy scones, innovative mini-desserts and finger sandwiches along with creamy hot chocolates, Sir Stamford’s Kids High Teas will love the elegance and ambience of the Sir Stamford; every school holidays. Read all about our latest staycation at the Sir Stamford Circular Quay here.

Swiss Hotel:  68 Market Street, Sydney
Experience one of Sydney's only buffet high teas on the weekend featuring freshly baked scones, savory delicacies and mouth-watering desserts including a chocolate fountain.

Shangri-La Hotel: Level 4 (Designer Gallery), Cnr Pitt Street Mall and Market Street, Sydney. (hero image)
Famous Executive pastry chef Anna Polyviou has created three tiers of bold, colourful and distinctive sweet treats, savoury creations and fluffy scones, accompanied by clotted crème and mixed berry jam, all lovingly made. Available from 11.30am - 6pm.

The Tea Room at QVB: Level 3 North End, Queen Victoria Building, 455 George Street, Sydney
Situated in the opulent Grand Ballroom of the Queen Victoria Building, The Tea Room offers a stylish high tea and is family-friendly, although perhaps better suited to older kids as there is no dedicated kids menu or seating area.

Park Hyatt:  7 Hickson Road, The Rocks, Sydney
Another iconic Sydney hotel that knows how to do High Tea right. Wonderful harbour (and Opera House) views with food equally to die for. Available Daily from 2:30-5:30pm.

Parliment House6 Macquarie Street, Sydney 
Perhaps this one might come as a surprise, but you can combine some quality education time with delicious delights served on bespoke Wedgwood china. 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. Only served on fridays from 12 noon.

 

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Eastern Suburbs

Vaucluse House TearoomWentworth Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030
Combine a visit to Sydney Living Museum’s historic Vaucluse House and a fabulous high tea in the Vaucluse House Tearooms overlooking the immaculately kept gardens.

Sutherland Shire

The Teahouse:  Cnr Kareena Rd & President Ave, Caringbah.
Fairy Bread Flowers, mini jelly-cups, pastries and more – your kids will dine to their hearts content at The Teahouse set amongst the beautiful Camellia Gardens, where Kids’ High Teas are available anytime with full paying adult tea.

North Shore

High Tea at Boronia House624 Military Road, Mosman
Classic traditional high tea experiene for you and a Little Ladies High Tea for your 3-12 years old in a beautiful old Mosman Mansion. Lovely afternoon. High tea is served seven days a week from 11.00am with last seating at 3.00pm.

The Gunners Barracks Tea RoomsEnd of Suakin Drive, Georges Heights.
From the team that also bring you the famous QVB Tea Rooms, Gunners Barracks offer an experience of great food and friendly service which are rivalled only by the superb views our heritage location commands of Sydney Harbour. This place is absolutely iconic Sydney. Morning and afternoon tea from 10am weekdays, and Afternoon tea from 10am weekends. À la carte lunch from 12pm Monday to Friday.

Burnt Orange1109 Middlehead Rd, Mosman 
Adults and Kids High te menus look sensational. The kids menu includes a fairy bread pinwheel and homemade scnes served with flavoured milk, juice or hot chocolate. High Tea Sitting Times Monday - Friday: 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm Saturday & Sunday: 3:30pm.

Great West

High Tea for Tea Lids at Gatehouse TearoomsMacquarie St Gatehouse, Parramatta Park, Parramatta.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life and relax at the Gatehouse Tea Rooms where you can indulge in the finest quality High Tea in one of the oldest High Tea venues in Australia.

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Your Home

High Tea DelightsHigh Tea Delights delivers your unforgettable experience in your own home (or selected venues around Sydney)
What makes High Tea Delights for children so unique is the fact that the experience is brought to your home! High Tea Delights offers a real high tea experience for your little Princes and Princesses, whether it’s a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, a Pink Lemonade Tea Party or a Young Duchess Tea Party, High Tea Delights has it all covered!

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Reviews


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Simin

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. www.decorati.com.au


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Belle renshaw

Sep 12 2014

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