High Tea Brisbane

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Whilst breakfast, brunch and lunch are fabulous ways to catch up with friends and family, there is nothing like a spot of high tea to really feel like you are indulging yourself. Whether it be the delicate pastries, the ornate ribbon sandwiches, or a cheeky glass of champagne, the best high tea Brisbane offerings make you feel like you are partaking in something very special. There are lots of places in the city you can visit, but below is a selection of the best of them.

Belle Époque

Situated in the Emporium Hotel South Bank, Belle Époque is a standout of the Brisbane patisserie scene. Inspired by the French culinary philosophy, they offer a fantastic menu of breakfast and lunch items, but it is their sublime high teas that they are really known for. Comprising of a range of delectable sweet and savoury treats, you can choose to have your high tea with traditional tea and coffee, sparkling wine, champagne, or even if you are really celebrating something, two hours of bottomless champagne.

Room with Roses

Once championed by the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide for being one of the best cafes in Brisbane, Room with Roses is an excellent place to go for an exquisite High Tea Brisbane experience. Located upstairs in the stunning, heritage listed Brisbane Arcade, this fully licensed venue offers an exceptional selection of different themed high teas. Whether you choose the champagne with high tea option, the deluxe high tea or the ultra-decadent ‘ultimate chocolate fondue high tea’, you will be served enjoy something truly wonderful.

The Lab

The gorgeous décor and arched windows of the Treasury Hotel is the perfect backdrop for one of the best high teas you will find in Australia, let alone Brisbane. Presented by The Lab restaurant, a multi-award winning venue that serves up exceptional meals, the high tea here is sensational. Created by Steven Jones, the Executive Chef, the sumptuous savoury and sweet high tea is served with your choice of a bottomless, top quality, La Maison Du Thé French teas which are skillfully crafted by hand.

Shingle Inn City Hall

Originally opened on Edward Street back in 1936, the Shingle Inn City Hall was known, back in the day for its outstanding cakes. But know the café is synonymous with its fantastic high tea offering instead. Featuring a splendid selection of ribbon sandwiches, as well as handmade scones with jam and clotted cream, and a delightful collection of sweet treats, you’ll feel just like a member of the aristocracy who popularized high tea back in the UK in the 18th century, whilst you partake in it.

Keri Craig Emporium

Located in the Lower Brisbane Arcade on Queen Street, one of the best High Tea Brisbane offerings can be found at Keri Craig Emporium. For more than 20 years this venue has delighted locals with their extraordinary offering of king prawn or sand crab sandwiches, baby scones, petit fours and warm savoury tart, all of which are complemented with fine French champagne. All things considered, it is a very stylish way to enjoy an afternoon with friends and loved ones.