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The Tea Room (QVB)

455 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
(02) 9283-7279
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Ranked #278 of 5,373 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Neighborhood: City Centre
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

My sister and I booked this afternoon tea fro Melbourne as we were going to Sydney fir her 60th birthday. Not only was the service amazing but the food was filling and beautifully presented. We didn't want to leave.

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

A girls afternoon to celebrate a milestone birthday. Greeted by staff & shown to our table for 6 by the charming Louise who was ever attentive whilst we were there. It was not a problem when a friend who called unexpectedly was also able to join our table as there was plenty of room. We chose the champagne High Tea... More 

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Perth, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We noticed when entering the QVB building that there was a free organ recital in the town hall opposite clashing time-wise with our lunch reservation. We went and asked the Tea Room staff could we delay our lunch and they assured that there was no problem whatsoever despite the fact that our lunch was now going to be quite late... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Tea Room was perfect for a catch up with a friend on a warm afternoon. The vintage room is beautiful and the traditional afternoon tea covered all the bases, with delectable sandwiches, scones and sweet treats (they offer a take away box for any treats you can't finish). Service was good and friendly, and china and silver wear were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Cold coffee, way to much sweet. Not impressed at all really. The room was beautiful but we were seated down the back in a corner. Will not be going back!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Elegant, tasteful, unobtrusive are words I would use. A great place for mother/daughter bonding, girlie outings, special visitor occasions and I would imagine that a wedding reception would be awe inspiring in this setting. The lift to get there is not for the faint hearted, rather old and squishy, the chandeliers are to die for! Yesterday we had the gluten... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stepped back in time this week when celebrating my mother's 83rd Birthday with a High Tea at The Tea Room QVB. The venue is spectacular, and part of the whole outing, included shopping downstairs in those mazing boutique shops after the high tea. Food was delicious, served on beautiful roses china and tea in silver pots …. seated under glorious... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I had been here last year and felt it was lacking in a few areas but went with the flow when some friends wanted to have our Christmas / Birthday catch up here. The room is nicely decorated but I felt the service was terrible.From the start we were having to signal wait staff for silly things like 1 lady... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Usually very happy with QVB but this time we hardly got anything and my friend who is GF DF got near to half what I did. But there was nothing special about the food which I usually wow over...it was tired and dull. I had to ask for more for my best friend because she was too shy.... I don't... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Unlike the majority we ordered from the menu rather than from the high tea options. The food was delicious, light and satisfying. A reasonably priced glass of wine topped off the meal. I would love to have tried a high tea but as a diabetic this option in terms of the carbohydrate load wasn't an option so I was very... More 

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Additional Information about The Tea Room (QVB)

Address: 455 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9283-7279
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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