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Olinda Tea House

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86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 22
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  • 4
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  • 5
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Special Treat near Melbourne

The Olinda Tea House is opened once a month for high tea and it is best you check their website on opening days and make a reservation before making your way up the Dandenong Ranges to the beautiful hideout. We were happy to be able to make a reservation for our family. The tea house is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The Olinda Tea House is opened once a month for high tea and it is best you check their website on opening days and make a reservation before making your way up the Dandenong Ranges to the beautiful hideout. We were happy to be able to make a reservation for our family. The tea house is beautifully designed and offer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We walked around the are to see what we could see and then grab a cuppa. The gates were shut and no one around. Assuming it is still closed

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Olinda Tea Rooms is now closed. There are a couple of planning applications pinned to the fence, one of which is for a liquor licence so perhaps we'll see another cafe/restaurant here before too long. Sad to see it go as it has a lovely atmosphere. Hopefully new owners will give it the boost it needs.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

OTE is a beautiful setting for a special occasion or just to sit quietly with a friend for afternoon tea. The atmosphere is quite something, and the selection of areas to settle in to is great... comfy couches, outside on the balcony, spacious indoor table settings. However, as seems to be the recurring observation here, the service is a bit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great afternoon tea. Was very busy. Food very nice. Went for a special birthday for girlfriend, very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Booked a high tea for 9 people for mums 50th on Australia Day. Yes, it was busy but service was good, food was wonderful and we didnt feel like we were in the way or disturbing others with our noise. Huge tea and drinks selection and you get plenty with the high tea. High tea was sandwiches followed by three... More 

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Kilsyth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Made a visit to this restaurant to celebrate my wife's birthday, after some difficulty was seated at a table near window in a nice setting. Ordered two glasses of plain orange juice after which we waited for over an hour for any further service. Because the service was so poor we decided to move on, by the way the two... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

There was a group of 10 and we all ordered different meals with them all coming at the same time. The drinks were average price for a restaurant and a good selection. We are going back to try the high tea and we are sure it won't disappoint.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This was a pre-wedding high tea with my bridal party and family members plus a couple of friends. We had the high tea with a couple of gluten free orders. I would suggest informing them if any guest are vegetarian, I forgot. The sandwiches were nice, the cakes, the macaroons - everything really. There was plenty to eat, too much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

great service! and lovely food for our high tea. We were so full but couldnt bear to leave anything! The coffee is good and the restaurant itself is gorgeous. The gardens is stunning. We had a lovely afternoon and would recommend O.T.H.

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Additional Information about Olinda Tea House

Address: 86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Australian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
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
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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