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Gatehouse Tea Rooms

Cnr Macquarie St & Pitt St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9635 1515
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Cnr Macquarie St & Pitt St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed high tea with some friends last sunday afternoon at the Gatehouse Tearoom. The staff were attentive, friendly and appreciative of our visit. The food was delicious and although it was $39.00 per head (including a hot drink) I think it was reasonable. I...More

1  Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We had a lovely morning tea at the Gatehouse. We sat outside looking towards the Park and the service was pleasant. Loved the white linen tablecloths and napkins, silver cutlery and gorgeous tea cups. Our morning tea was a real treat and we would say...More

Thank SydneyCandy
Reviewed 22 January 2014

I had the great pleasure of visiting the Gatehouse Tea Rooms recently. My Sister had been singing it's praises so I had very high expectations. To say they were met would be an understatement. From the attentive, friendly staff to the delightful fine bone china...More

1  Thank Cathryn N
Reviewed 17 January 2014

After reading some nice reviews on here, I booked the Gatehouse Tea Rooms for my best friends baby shower with 12 other ladies. The team at Gatehouse were really accommodating and almost over the top nice (in a good way!) The High Tea was very...More

1  Thank Jay_Ta2014
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Called into this cafe last sunday after hearing about it opening. Great use for this historical building, and a change from the sunday morning frenetic pace of the other cafe in the park. Not sure where the entrance was when we arrived, but eventually were...More

Thank KB100255060
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I have now visited the Gatehouse Tea Rooms twice in the last month on a Sunday morning. The first time with friends and the second with family. On both occassions the service and food could not be faulted. Its always such a treat to go,...More

1  Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Yes- refurbished.... yes linen table cloths....yes James was charming......BUT.....cucumber and philicheese sandwich finger, scone that was more cake than scone, macaroons to break your teeth, tiny cup cake, edible pastry, 1 mouthful lemon meringue and 1 delicious choc cup + pot of tea....................and a table...More

1  Thank sharon c
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I recently held my baby shower here over the weekend and I cannot begin the explain the outstanding service that was provided. James was very attentive to my guests and outdid himself really well. My guests were commenting on how beautiful the venue and quality...More

1  Thank Hungryasbro
Reviewed 5 November 2013

The Macquarie gatehouse in Parramatta Park has recently reopened as a tea room - not any old cafe but a real tea room. Beautifully refuburbished, the tea room replete with linen tablecloths serves high tea. Cucumber sandwiches, scones and petit-fours on three tiered trays! Eat...More

4  Thank westernsydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
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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Description
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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