My TO DO High Tea List

I love a good high tea. Whether at home, at a friend’s house or in a swish hotel, high tea is my favourite meal.

I’ve been to a fair few high teas in my day, the best so far being at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Canada. Here is my list of top places to have High Tea. The crossed off ones are the ones I have been to!


  1. Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
  2. The Plaza Hotel, New York
  3. Cinnamon Grand, Colombo Sri Lanka (next year!)
  4. Hilton, Colombo Sri Lanka (next year!)
  5. The Ritz, London
  6. Empress Hotel, Victoria Canada
  7. St Regis Hotel, New York
  8. Angelina, Paris
  9. Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires
  10. Secret Garden Tea House, San Francisco
  11. The High Tea Cottage, Woodland Hills California
  12. Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo Sri Lanka
  13. Fairmont Frontenac, Quebec City Canada
  14. Sky City, Auckland
  15. Alberton, Mount Albert NZ
  16. Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo Sri Lanka
  17. The Verandah, Galle Face Hotel Sri Lanka
  18. Cliveden Hotel, Berkshire UK (most expensive high tea in the world- 550 pounds per couple)
  19. Larnach Castle, Otaga Peninsula, NZ
  20. Amberley Castle, West Sussex UK
  21. The Langham, Auckland
  22. TransAsia Hotel, Colombo Sri Lanka
  23. Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa
  24. Raffles Hotel, Singapore
  25. The Peninsula, Hong Kong
  26. The Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet
  27. The Intercontinental Park Lane, London
  28. Amanpuri, Phuket
  29. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
  30. Vier Jahreszeiten, Munich
  31. The Berkeley Hotel, London
  32. The Balmoral, Edinburgh
  33. Hotel Baur au Lac, Zurich
  34. Claridge’s, London
  35. Four Seasons Park Lane, London
  36. Royal Garden Hotel, London
  37. Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo
  38. The Drake, Chicago
  39. The Beverly Hills Hotel, LA
  40. Hyatt Regency London, The Churchill
  41. Brown’s, London
  42. The Langham, London
  43. The Dorchester, London


  1. The Tea Room, QVB Sydney (The best and most wll-known)
  2. Craig’s Royal Hotel, Ballarat
  3. The Tea Room, Gunner’s Barracks Sydney
  4. The Windsor, Melbourne
  5. Madame Brussels, Melbourne
  6. Room with Roses, Brisbane
  7. Mamor Chocolates, Melbourne (Hungarian style)
  8. Top of the World Revolving Restaurant, Adelaide
  9. Queenie’s Traditional Tea House, Nundah QLD
  10. C Restaurant Lounge, Perth
  11. The Duxton Grill, Perth
  12. The Brasserie, Adelaide
  13. The Victoria Room Tea Salon, Westfield Sydney
  14. The Westin Sydney
  15. Bicicletta, Acton Canberra
  16. The Four Seasons Sydney (going there in October)
  17. Observatory Hotel, Sydney
  18. Sir Stamford, Circular Quay
  19. Swissotel Sydney (they have a choc fountain!)
  20. Lillianfels, Blue Mountains
  21. Park Hyatt, Sydney
  22. Museum of Sydney Cafe
  23. Sheraton on the Park, Sydney
  24. Garden Court, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
  25. The Victoria Room, Darlinghurst Sydney (by recommendation)

If you have any photos or recommendations, please let me know so I can add it to the list!

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