Enjoy an afternoon filled with delectable sweet and savoury delights thanks to the best high tea experiences in Perth!
If the sound of finger sandwiches, cakes, scones, petit fours, dart clubs, mountains of cheese and bottomless high tea have you intrigued, read on through as we’ve formed a list of the spots for high tea in Perth of 2023!
Perth, if you’re ready to transport your tastebuds to Paris, Crown Perth will do just that minus the long-haul flight. Exuding a relaxed, holiday feel, every Saturday from 2pm, Bistro Guillaume hosts one of the best high tea in Perth. On top of their delightful tea range, Bistro Guillaume serves up a French-inspired selection of finger food including a Spanner Crab Sandwich, Duck Pithiviers, Rare Roast Beef and Horseradish on sourdough, macaroons, eclairs, Financier and, our personal favourite, Lemon Meringue Tartlets. A must try in 2023!
Bites by D
If there’s one thing Bites b D knows how to do, it’s serving up the best afternoon tea experience in Perth. Located in Mount Hawthorn, Bites by D’s high tea runs weekly from Tuesday to Sunday with three sessions daily starting at 11:30am. Over the two hour service, Bites by D will serve a selection of savoury and petite desserts with a beverage of choice. To help you wash it all down, guests can choose between a coffee or loose-leaf tea or, Champagne. Better yet, they even offer you to bring your own with a $5 corkage per bottle. With all treats made on site, Bites by D only allows 40 guests per session to create an intimate and exclusice feel.
Welcome to Fleur, a European bistro found in the heart of Perth on Wellington Street – just a finger touch away from The Art Gallery of Western Australia. Their high tea offering, Afternoon Bloom, is hosted every Saturday afternoon and is best described by the team as “less high tea, more high treat.” Firstly, guests are welcomed with a glass of prosecco before making their way through Fleur’s gastronomic selection of sweet and savoury dishes. Delightfully on theme, Fleur’s Afternoon Bloom menu includes the likes of Toasted Corn Cake, Smoked Salmon Chouquette and a Lemon and Yuzu Meringue Tartlet to name a few.
Forget laced gloves, string quartets and floral centerpiece’s. Flight Club is possibly one of the most unique and best high tea experiences in Perth. Come every Saturday and Sunday, this social darts bar turns into a fun-fueled haven where bottomless sandwiches goes hand-in-hand with dart throwing. Over two hours you’ll enjoy a bottle of prosecco alongside a delicious assortment of treats and sandwiches. Plus, once you’ve finished, you can turn your daytime gathering into a competitive twist. A must visit in 2023!
The George Perth
Just a short walk from Central Park will find you at The George Perth. Renowned for being one of the best high teas in Perth, this offering also ensures that there’s something for everyone. If you have a sweet tooth you’ll be able to get your fix with house made scones, French macaroons and a gastronomic selection of other desserts. To break up the sugar hit you’ll also be able to nibble on finger sandwiches and tartlets. Pop open a bottle of sparkling wine and even an afternoon of deliciousness!
Perthlings, you’ll feel as if you’re in heaven with Haven Lounge – one of the best high tea spots in Perth! Hosted on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Haven Lounge aims to create an indulgent experience regardless of your age or reason to visit. With a changing menu and theme throughout the year, visitors can expect nothing but the best thanks to inhouse pastry chef Sarah Rix and head chef Paula Gaspa that work collaboratively to create an exquisite menu, With unlimited coffee and tea as well as the delectable sweet and savoury treats, Haven Lounge will feel like the ultimate sanctuary for afternoon tea.
Inside of The Ritz-Carlton Perth is Hearth Restaurant – one of the best high tea experiences in Perth. With blue hued decor, Hearth Restaurant ensures that your high tea is a standout. As seasonal, locally sourced ingredient stands at the forefront of their menu, guests can ensure that this is the case for their afternoon tea. Pick from Duck Confit Tart, a lobster roll, natural oysters, scallops and, of course, buttermilk scones. Better yet you can bring children along to the Kids Afternoon Tea or enjoy your high tea at home with their Afternoon Tea Hampers. The choice is yours!
La Vie Champagne Lounge
Nestled within Crown Perth, La Vie Champagne Lounge is possibly one of the best high tea experiences in Perth for afternoon tea and cheese lovers alike. Unlike other high tea offerings, this art deco cocktail bar serves up a High Cheese every late afternoon from Thursday to Sunday. Here, guests will be able to pick their way through a four-tier stand which is filled with a decadent sweet and savoury cheese selection including baked camembert cob loaf, goat cheese inspired pudding and passionfruit crème brûlée to name a few. Plus, for $75 in total, you can even opt for a sparkling wine and Champagne tasting flight to match with your finger foods. Yum!
Forget finger sandwiches and your standard high tea fare, at Santini Grill guests will be able to enjoy an afternoon tea that is inspired by Mediterranean oasis’ and modern Italian dining. With a seasonal menu on offer, the team over at QT’s Santini Grill focuses on the pursuit for finding artisan gems and quality tastes. Expect the likes of Pancetta and Thyme Tartlets, Smoked Salmon on a Charcoal Brioche Bun, Whipped Ricotta Cannoli, Tiramisu Cups and Tea Scones. Plus, shake up your high tea experience with their legendary Salted Caramel Espresso Martini. Bookings essential.