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Hopetoun Tearooms

Shops 1 and 2, Block Arcade, 282-290 Collins St | Shop 1 & 2, 282 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9650 2777
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Ranked #41 of 3,978 restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert, Café, Tea Room, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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327 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We pre-booked High Tea whilst on a shopping trip to Melbourne. It was sensational & I would highly recommend it. A great selection of delicious sandwiches & cakes, plus more teas than you could poke a stick at. A must!!

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Traralgon, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This is the third time i have been and i love it. Although you have to stand in a queue to be seated the waiting time is not to long also that gives you ample time to look at the amazing cakes on display in the window! The food and the service are great, a must do if your ever... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

This cosy tearoom was so inviting with the scrumptious display of cakes, tarts, cheesecakes and scones in the window. I waited in line for 1/2 an hour on a Saturday afternoon for a table for 4 people. We were served by a lovely lady who knew all about her product and bent over backwards to help us with our questions.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Just go and eat as much as you can! Be prepared to queue though! Great atmosphere and divine food! I'd eat there everyday if I could!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The cakes in the window are amazing. Colourful, huge, dreamy and mouth watering. There always seem to be a queue outside which is usually a good sign. Now I love my tea and cake. I also like a good atmosphere and a cosy setting. It was more like a busy posh cafe with a conveyor belt of people coming in... More

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Amazing window display of cakes. Love the decor and the cakes were delicious. There is always a queue for the tea shop but we only had a five minute wait, definitely worth the wait. Prices reasonable for central Melbourne.

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Always come back here on each visit to Melbourne - well worth the wait. The cakes are absolutely magic & the service is quick & cheerful.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

On a girls weekend and had always wanted to go to the tea rooms. We got up early and went down for breakfast. Was very disappointed. The service was poor. The food was cold and overpriced. All our poached eggs came out hard. Plus your charged 10% more on weekends. So much nicer places in lane ways.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Overpriced. Customer service isn't great. There are better places out there. The only good thing about this place is the pretty window cake displays! Definitely a tourist trap.

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A truly memorable experience, great food with the homemade touch, scrumptious cakes that are a work of art, affordably priced from tha fresh sandwiches to the more indulgent meal, always something different from the chef! Even though you have to wait in line for a table at times, the wait is worth it! Its my special treat every time I... More

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