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The Tearoom

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Central Business District
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Queen Victoria Building 455 George St | Level 3, North End, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9269 0774
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit here recently with a group of 9 ladies. The waiter did get a little confused with all our orders (some were doing wine, others tea) but overall it was very lovely. The price was a little high to include just one glass of champagne ($50) but the food was plentiful and delicious. I was even allowed... More 

Thank Jodie G
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i loved this place so much that i wish i could go over and over again. perfect ambiance and perfect tea blends. It is just too good!

Thank iamemmalee12
Meltham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our previous visit to Sydney we visited the QVB but did not have time for afternoon tea. So on our recent visit it was on our list. We visited on a rainy day; excellent welcome and shown to our elegant table. Service was excellent and the afternoon tea was delicious. The only downside was that it was very quiet... More 

Thank George P
Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

A special birthday celebration in a beautiful elegant setting. Food was delicious & plentiful. Excellent service & attention by Johnno. Would recommend thoroughly.

Thank Pauline A
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Expectations of a high class venue went plummeting down - poor service, poor seating, disasterious experience. They couldn't even be bothered to set a place for my granddaughter ... Had a chat with management afterwards only to be met with complete indifference to our feedback.

3 Thank KathDale
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Sam the manager made us feel welcome from the first point of contact. He was kind and professional in his work. He really made the experience that little bit more special. For the price of $50 each for sparkling high tea it is pretty good value. My partner couldnt eat all his cakes so the friendly and attentive staff member... More 

Thank Washalot
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136 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I am always in search of the perfect high tea. I visit The Tearoom each year hoping they have improved but unfortunately they have not. Don't get me wrong this is a good solid high tea. The location is superb, the food is always good, the quantity of food is excellent. I like that they offer complimentary additional sandwiches which... More 

Thank tuesdayjones
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Took my significant other at 1pm on a Tuesday - bums in seats with a pleasant atmosphere. Extremely pleasant staff providing prompt service in a clean + elegant ballroom. Food is beautifully presented and fills you up more than you expect - BUT wow, if you aren't a big sugar eater, these tiny little delicious delicacies will hit you like... More 

Thank Margeaux J
Port Stephens, Australia
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

My friend and I went to The Tearoom at QVB recently for a treat while on a shopping trip to Sydney. It wasn't very busy the day we went, but I booked anyway as some on here suggested it was a good idea. We had the morning tea at about 10.30. I had a glass of the Australian Sparkling wine... More 

Thank Unicorn519
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

A group of 24 had a superb lunch, the organisation was wonderful and Maria and the excellent staff took great care of us. An elegant venue in what must be one of the most beautiful rooms in the city. Equally fabulous for morning tea or a sumptuous high tea.

Thank Helen Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $37
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Victoria Building 455 George St | Level 3, North End, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9269 0774

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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