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Gatehouse Tea Rooms

$$ - $$$, Cafe, British
Cnr Macquarie St & Pitt St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9635 1515
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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“petit fours” (8 reviews)
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Australian, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Macquarie St & Pitt St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast with friends at the Gatehouse Tea Rooms. The food was very nice....savoury muffins, croissants, scones and fruit with yoghurt...and the service was exceptional. We would recommend to others and look forward to returning.

Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Tea rooms are situated on the edge of Parramatta near the Main Entrance. They have a large range of teas. My wife's Cheesecake was lovely . My frittata was not exiting, but was reasonable value. Coffee was great and my wife enjoyed her Orange...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The high tea is one of the best with freshly baked mini quiche, beautiful selection of fresh finger sandwiches, fresh baked scones with raspberry jam and clotted cream and a wicked selection of petit fours. Lovely restored 19th century beauty the old Gatehouse to Parramatta...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon enjoying high tea in a tranquil atmosphere. We were seated by the window and had a lovely breeze coming through. Food was delicious and our waiter was amazing and he had us cracking up with laughter. Will definitely be returning

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting, very friendly staff. Child friendly. They serve high tea, which looks delicious. We had scones and tea.

Thank Natasha04344
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had the best GF High Tea I've had all the cakes, sandwiches and little heart shapes pancakes were delicious. My friends had the Classic High Tea and one had the Savoury High Tea everyone enjoyed their food immensely. The staff were very friendly and efficient....More

Thank merrywood74
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We discovered this gem last week and wow what a great experience, the service the food the setting was all great, we must return again. The high tea set was perfect and the orange tea was devine

Thank 380,800
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Service was 100% satisfactory .Food was fresh and light.This is one of those little special tea house cafes.WE loved this place they sell beautiful scones ,muffins and cakes and a few small light meals .Slightly expensive .We had children with us and they were treated...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The staff actually seemed to enjoy working at this historic Parramatta venue. Perhaps they were on drugs or something !!! I'm not a HIGH TEA fan but my 84 year old Mother in Law and my wife loved it. A dead tree branch came down...More

Thank DrewboySydney
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We popped in on spec recently, for breakfast. The service was very attentive, the food pretty good and the coffee excellent. Great spot, highly recommend it.

Thank Jackfrost14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Macquarie St & Pitt St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Parramatta
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9635 1515
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Gatehouse Tea Rooms is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life and relax. Indulge in the finest quality High Tea or a light snack in one of the oldest High Tea venues in Australia. This stunning building, built in 1887 is a significant part of the colonial history of Parramatta and in 2007 was granted World Heritage Listing by UNESCO. We specialise in High Tea and are a popular option for Baby Showers, Hen’s parties, birthdays, engagements or when you are looking to do something a little bit special. Creating a classy yet down to earth environment and an exceptional experience every time is why we exist. So whether you are a sweet tooth or prefer the savoury delights, we have the perfect High Tea for you.
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