Matching Tea Sets, scones with cream and cucumber sandwiches cut into soldiers, have you been craving high tea? 

With the weather just right for a cuppa ( I mean when is it not), it’s time to find out where in Canberra has the best High Tea. So whether your looking for a Morning Tea in the Sun or a Boozy extravaganza, we’ve got all the best in the ACT. 

  1. Pialligo Estate High Tea – 29 January – $109-130 PP
    If you’re looking for a chance to get away from it all, in one sip of tea, this one is for you. Away from the hustle and bustle in the Pialligo estate’s glasshouse is where, as they say, you can turn a new tea leaf. All the traditional High Tea options are available, including a tiered cake stand, a cuppa, and of course a glass of sparkling on arrival, It’s relaxing just thinking about it!


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    But you’ll have to be quick! Book here 

  2.  White Rabbit – Tipsy Tea – Weekends – $75 PP.
    A twist on the more traditional, Tipsy Tea will have you mad as a hatter by the sittings out – of course in the best way possible! Right in the hubbub of Civic, White Rabbit offers a High Tea that even the Red Queen would swoon over. Add a bit of pizazz to your spread with a cocktail instead of tea, a range of macaroons, mini pavlova, and chai tea panna cotta and you’ll be chasing after white rabbits in want of more!

    To book give White Rabbit a call.

  3. The Marion – High Tea – Everyday – Traditional $70 PP
    On the shore of Lake Burley Griffin, with a view that encapsulates everything Canberra, is where the Marion hold’s its High Tea, could it be more ideal? The tea menu is pages long, giving any tea lover ampule opportunity to try something new, a Orange Pekoe, a Yin Long or a Vanilla Rooibos? It comes with gorgeous pastries and yummy finger sandwiches, and with a view that good it’s hard to pass up!


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    The team at Roundabout recently went and experienced The Marion’s High Tea, check out what they thought here. 

    Book here 

  4.  Beef and Barley – The Burger High Tea – Weekends –  $50 PP.
    If all this talk of mini tarts and soldier sandwiches has you asking where’s the meat? then Beef and Barley’s Burger high tea has your name written all over it. For drinks, there’s beef, bubbly or tea and for food…. well… Beef sliders, chicken bites, and fries! Perfectly located on the Kingston Foreshore, so you can walk off all that yummy food.


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    Is this what your craving?Give Beef and Barley a call to book.

  5. First Edition -Giggly High Tea – Saturdays –  69 PP.
    Something that’s quick to turn a “ha ha” to a “he he” is this teapot cocktail high tea at First Edition. 2 hours of free-flowing cocktails presented in teapots, will make you wonder why this isn’t the norm. Served alongside a traditional three-tier tea stand, you’ll be giggling profusely by the end of your sitting. The bar is at Novotel, so you can make a staycation of it if you’ve had too much giggling to drive home, Ideal!

    Book here

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