Where To Get High Tea Takeaway And Delivery In Sydney

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I’ve decided that 2020 has been a complete write-off (so far)! Nothing has really gone to plan due to... you know what. Christmas is just around the corner and instead of getting into the mood for the upcoming festive season, people are still feeling flat.

Ok, we have seen many of our local family favourite cafes and restaurants permanently close but we’ve also seen others rise to the occasion and adapt to ‘the new normal’ by thinking outside the box. Some of us had to celebrate birthdays, engagements and baby showers during isolation, in a limited capacity and with some restrictions still in place, along with social distancing. One must be wondering what options are left.

Now, Takeaway High Tea is a thing - and why not! High Tea has been around for over 150 years which shows it's timeless and enjoyed by everyone. Whose to say that your next celebration can’t be elegant, in-style and with any kind of backdrop you desire whether it be a mountain-top or at home?

It’s time to change our attitudes, live a little by treating ourselves and embrace our new changes with these top picks for Takeaway High Tea.

Stamford Hotel


Perfectly located in Circular Quay and spoilt for choice, you won’t have problems finding a cosy spot with a phenomenal view for a picnic, date or a ‘just because’. The Stamford Hotel Takeaway High Tea is $69 for two people and comes complete on a convenient portable three-tiered stand with fresh homemade scones with jam and butter, five sweet treats and five savoury treats (all Chef's selections). Special dietary needs are welcomed. 

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Radisson Blu Sydney Takeaway High Tea

Situated in the hub of Sydney’s CBD, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel has pulled out all the stops! Smoked salmon and avocado tartlets, cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches, dark chocolate truffle macaroons and of course, scones with cream and jam, which for me is always the highlight of any high tea. With gluten-free and vegetarian options available, this is perfect to share at a hen’s get-together or as a gift idea for someone special and at $55 for 2 people, why not! Visit the link below for further details. 

The Grounds Of Alexandria

The Grounds Sydney High Tea Pack

This Alexandria institution serves up High Tea Packs that cater for 2, 4 or 6 people from $25 per person, and classic and vegetarian options, so how could you go wrong? With posh bite sized delights like poached chicken sun-dried tomato and basil finger sandwiches, mini cucumber dill,mint, spring onion and cream cheese triangles, prosciutto and caramelised onion tartlets, shortbread and macaroons... the list keeps going for an indulgent and posh high tea treat. Check out The Grounds for pickup and delivery options as well as a list of treats in each pack.

The Gallery High Tea Lounge at The Sheraton Grand

Sheraton Grand Spring High Tea Hamper

Date-night? Looking to impress your future in-laws? Look no further that The Shearton Grand at Sydney's Hyde Park where a sumptuous high tea feast awaits! Guts yourself silly on one or more of The Gallery’s High Tea Boxes filled with elegant nosh like Truffle and Camembert croquettes, crostini of smoked duck, caramelised apple tart with apple whipped ganache and hazelnut crumble and of course, scones with clotted cream and jam. You might also be tempted by of The Gallery’s Picnic Hampers filled to the brim with tasty surprises. 

The Tea Cosy

The Tea Cosy Sydney High Tea

With freshly baked scones daily, The Tea Cosy at The Rocks, Sydney has raised the bar on this humble classic with an assortment of packs to choose from, including their famous ‘Grand Stand for 2’, and from $30, it’s worth starting ‘the’ diet the day after! Scones with gourmet jam, lashings of double thickened cream and an accompaniment of finger sandwiches, these delightful packs will put a smile on anyone’s face.

The Sconery

The Sconery Takeaway High Tea

The Sconery is all about creating food memories for it’s customers, so try their High Tea Box and create a few of your own with loved ones. $40 for two people gets you smoked salmon sandwiches with cream cheese and pickles using the Sconery’s signature wholemeal bread, The Sconery’s famous scones ( plain & fruit – raisins, sultanas, currants & cranberries) with homemade berry jam and extra thick cream, plus a slice of creamy baked cheesecake with beautiful lemon cream on top, chocolate fudge cake, orange & almond cake just to mention a few sweeties. 

For orders of 10 or more High Tea boxes, The Sconery offer free delivery within 20 kms of Chippendale. 

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