Help me find... high tea

Last updated 03 Mar, 2023

Whether it’s for Mother’s Day, a baby shower, bridal party, birthday celebration or just a fun catch up with friends, high tea is the perfect way to celebrate any special occasion. From traditional high tea, including scones, cakes, and sandwiches, right through to a modern take with bao buns, sliders and Hendrick’s gin tea - there is something for everyone. Treat your mum, bestie or anyone special in your life to one of many ADLocal High Tea experiences.

Madame Hanoi

Skycity Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide 5000

Madame Hanoi is reopening for lunch every Thursday and Friday and has reintroduced their famous Hendrick’s high tea. Swap the scones for bao buns and feast on sweet, salty and spicy creations, all whilst sipping on a Hendrick’s Gin iced tea.

Ayres House

288 North Terrace, Adelaide 5000

It doesn’t get more authentic than a high tea in the iconic Ayers House. You will be feeling like a true royal when you dine in this historic house. Stroll through the magical gardens and bask in 100+ years of history within the building. Ayers House offers high tea bookings all year round.


Elder Park, King William Road, Adelaide 5000

Enjoy a high tea on the River Torrens aboard the famous Popeye. It may not be the high seas as such, but what better way to celebrate with loved ones than a day out on the river. Hop on and enjoy a 90-minute cruise along the River Torrens with beautiful tea, sweets and snacks. Pre-order a bottle of something special and enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, savouries and petit fours.

Sofitel Adelaide

108 Currie Street, Adelaide 5000

Enjoy a gorgeous high tea, the French way. The newly opened Sofitel Adelaide is a must-visit if you are looking for a day of glitz and glamour. The hotel's in-house restaurant Garcon Bleu is a Parisian dream on the 9th floor. The hotel will be hosting a french inspired high tea as well as a 3-course lunch. Tres Magnifique! ⁠