High tea in Adelaide: The top experiences, locations and deals

A round-up of high tea options in Adelaide that are worth indulging in.

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There's something for everyone when it comes to high tea in Adelaide. It's hard to pass up a traditional afternoon high tea, but if you're looking for something more left of field, Adelaide has got plenty of options.

From high tea at the Stamford Plaza to the InterContinental, keep reading to find the perfect high tea experience for you.

Our top picks: High teas you can book in Adelaide right now

High Tea with Champagne

High Tea with Champagne from RedBalloon

Best for: Traditional high tea experience

  • Conveniently located in central Adelaide
  • Caters for dietary needs
  • Wide selection of classic high tea menu items with a variety of treats for people with a sweet tooth
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    The Ultimate Private High Tea

    The Ultimate Private High Tea from RedBalloon

    Best for: Luxury

    • Exclusive access to Kings Chamber for 2 hours
    • Menu created by specialist continental pastry chefs
    • High tea served on antique china
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      Why you can trust our recommendations for high tea in Adelaide

      • We compared high tea in Adelaide options with top brands like RedBalloon, Adrenaline, Viator and Groupon to find the top experiences.
      • We put ourselves in your shoes and considered what most people would look for when booking experiences, whether it's location, price, inclusions or availability.
      • When possible, we'll include first-hand reviews of our high tea in Adelaide experiences.

      High tea in Adelaide: Compare experiences, locations and inclusions

      High tea experienceLocationDurationWhat does the high tea include?Where to book
      High Tea with ChampagneAdelaide CBD2 hours
      • A glass of G.H MUMM champagne per person
      • Gourmet sandwiches, pastries and freshly baked scones with jams, preserves and whipped cream
      • Ronnefeldt tea and coffee
      Popeye High Tea CruiseAdelaide, SA90 minutes
      • Selection of high tea classics including finger sandwiches, scones and petit fours
      • A complimentary glass of South Australian champagne, beer, cider or soft drink on arrival
      • 1.5-hour cruise along the River Torrens
      Elegant High Tea at the InterContinentalAdelaide CBD2 hours
      • Variety of sweet and savoury treats including finger sandwiches, buttermilk vanilla scones and green apple sorbet
      • Coffee including an espresso martini and an affogato
      The Ultimate Private High TeaStirling2 hours
      • High tea luncheon with a selection of hot and cold savoury treats
      • Variety of loose leaf teas and single origin coffees
      • Cakes and pastries to take home
      • Private garden tour
      Private Guy Tea at Thorngrove ManorStirling2 hours
      • Luxurious private afternoon tea designed for men
      • Savoury treats
      • Selection of loose leaf teas and single origin coffees
      • Private garden tour
      High Tea from Stamford PlazaAdelaide CBD2 hours
      • High tea comes complete on a portable 3-tiered stand
      • Chef's selection of sweet treats
      Hilton High TeaAdelaide CBD2.5 hours
      • Selection of sweet and savoury treats prepared by Hilton's in-house patisserie
      • Coffee or La Maison Du Thé (tea)
      • Modern twist on a traditional high tea
      Mayfair Hotel High TeaAdelaide CBD2 hours
      • Weekend high tea at Mayfair's Mayflower Restaurant
      • Wedgwood tea and freshly brewed espresso coffee
      • Glass of sparkling wine on arrival
      • Selection of 5 savoury and 5 sweet items
      Hendrick's High Tea at Madame HanoiAdelaide CBD2 hours
      • Pot of Hendrick's gin tea served with English breakfast tea
      • 3-tiered platter featuring Madame Hanoi's signature dishes
      The Rising Sun High TeaKensington2 hours
      • A glass of sparkling wine
      • Selection of T-Bar teas
      • Small sandwiches, savoury items, scones, small cakes and petit fours

      Vegan and gluten-free high tea options in Adelaide

      Dietary requirements won't stop you from indulging in a high tea experience. Contact the venue 48 hours in advance so they can make arrangements for any dietary needs.

      Gluten free:

      • Hilton
      • The Rising Sun
      • Stamford Plaza
      • Thorngrove Manor
      • Mayfair Hotel


      • Mayfair Hotel
      • Thorngrove Manor

      Where to book high tea experiences in Adelaide

      Name Product Voucher validity Is there a sign up discount? Is price matching available? Can I book exclusive experiences? Where to book
      RedBalloon - High teas in Adelaide
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      Viator - High teas in Adelaide
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      Frequently asked questions about high tea in Adelaide

      What should I wear to high tea?

      This will depend on the venue where your high tea is taking place. It's best to opt for smart casual attire and leave the sneakers and sportswear at home.

      What is served at a high tea?

      A classic high tea isn't complete without tea and scones. You can expect a variety of sweet and savoury treats plus a selection of tea and coffee. Some high teas also include sparkling wine or champagne.

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