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The Best High Tea in Canberra: 2023 Guide

Looking to celebrate a special occasion? Or maybe you just want to spoil your loved ones? Then why not try a High Tea. There are a number of High Teas in Canberra.

High Teas in Canberra

We've rounded up the best options for 2023:

Chifley's Bar and Grill High Tea

High Tea in Canberra at Chifley's Bar and Grill

Chifley's Bar and Grill are putting on High Teas over the coming months. Treat yourself and loved ones to a delicious high tea of treats including scones, mini quiches, finger sandwiches and a selection of sweet bites. Includes a glass of bubbly on arrival.

Chifley's Bar and Grill is located in the historic Kurrajong Hotel in Barton.

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The Hyatt Canberra Afternoon Tea

High Tea and the Hyatt Canberra

The Hyatt Canberra hosts a daily Afternoon tea and it has long been a Canberra favourite. There are multiple sittings on the weekend. The Afternoon Tea at the Hyatt used to be a buffet but it has now changed to a "Tea Stand" which has a selection of sweet and savoury options for your table.

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The Marion High Tea

Marion High Tea Canberra

The Marion is located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Enjoy freshly baked scones, sandwiches, pastries and cakes all prepared daily by the in house patissier.

The Marion also offers a "Bottomless" High Tea which is served with bottomless sparkling wine and mimosas.

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The Howling Moon High Tea

Howling Moon High Tea in Canberra

The Howling Moon is located at the top the Rex Hotel on Northbourne Avenue. It has a beautiful views over the city.

The Howling Moon High tea includes a glass of sparkling and a selection of sweet and savoury bites.

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High Tea at Parliament House

High Tea at Parliament House

The Queen's Terra Cafe at Parliament House hosts a high tea on weekends. The menu features a range of savoury and sweet bites.

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First Edition Canberra High Tea

First Edition High Tea in Canberra

First Edition Canberra is located at the Novotel Canberra on Northbourne Avenue. Their high tea is every Saturday and includes a tradition 3-tier high tea stand and 2 hours of unlimited loose-leaf tea and fresh barista coffee.

They also offer a "Gigly High Tea" featuring 2 hours of free-flowing cocktails, tea and coffee.

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White Rabbit High Tea

White Rabbit High Tea

White Rabbit's Tipsy Tea runs every Saturday and Sunday. Indulge in a bountiful array of savoury bites and moreish desserts. The price includes 2 cocktails.

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Other Options

Old Parliament House High Tea

The Cafe at Old Parliament House used to host a high tea. It is no longer available.

Buvette High Tea

Buvette used to offer a high tea, but it looks like it is no longer available. Buvette is now Louis.

High Tea in Belconnen

Unfortunately we couldn't find any places that offer High Tea in Belconnen.