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The Tea Cosy

33 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
02 92474955
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Ranked #129 of 5,322 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
Neighborhood: City Centre
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Bateau Bay, Australia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ideally situated on The Rocks next to Circular Quay and well worth a visit to chill out. Sit at the front, inside or at the back. The scones and the jam are delicious and as they should be - not like some in Sydney. The scones are baked fresh every day. And such a choice of leaf teas served in... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a lovely start to the day! I held a high tea for 7 as part of my birthday celebrations and booked the Nannas nook room which is upstairs. Its decorated just like your traditional Nanna's dinning room. With a fire place and a lovely old wooden table, which was covered with a lace table cloth and each place setting... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My daughter asked fifteen friends and two grandmas to welcome her baby son. We were made very welcome and had excellent service on a busy Sunday afternoon. We were even told to stay on to chat if we liked. The scone varieties and the homemade jams are very special. We loved all the different teacosies on the teapots, the old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Was so pleased we arranged to have my friend's hen afternoon at the Tea Cosy! Ash was so helpful and prompt to liaise with in the run up and the girls at the tea room were fantastic on the day- really welcoming and just such good service. The food here is super- delicious scones fresh out of the oven and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Tea Cosy is an absolute gem. Not a single detail is overlooked. You could spend ages enjoying the vintage finds spread throughout. I believe it was the first time my little girl listened to an actual record!! The scones and jam are unreal, as is the amazing iced tea. There are several lovely areas in which to enjoy their... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you love scones. You must try this restaurant!. Their scones comes in different flavour, I tried plain and apple scones, paired it with pear & vanilla jam. Yum! You will enjoy it.. The atmosphere is very relaxing with absolutely friendly services from staff. :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Absolutely terrible experience. My wife and I heard nice things, but our experience was nothing like that. Firstly the service we received was rudely given, then the scones were dry and stone cold. Bad day for them? Maybe. I won't be looking for their good day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Always nice and cosy. My pick is a plain scone with raspberry jam ! Yum. The courtyard is the best spot to relax. Can get crowded but lots of spots to escape.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Came in on a cold Sunday afternoon with the girlfriend. She's British and wanted Tea and the works :) Cute little place but feels more crowded then peaceful. The jams were incredible and I'm sure if you get there for the hot scones it would be awesome. They were terribly dry by the time we had the opportunity to eat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very nice warm scones and a good selection of tea served in an eclectic selection of china. They have other food, which we didn't try, but looked tasty. Seating is indoors and outdoors on the porch and balcony. It right on one of the outdoor markets in the Rocks, so close to the harbour. It was just what I needed... More 

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Address: 33 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 02 92474955
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Irish

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