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The Tea Cosy

33 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 4955
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (176 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my favourite little spots, I have been here numerous times for lots of occassions and it's airways exceeded expectations. Wonderful variety for all and a lovely place to be in. Excellent service most of the time, have had a grumpy/ hungover staff member...More

Thank AlwaysHungree
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came here after walking past it and it immediately caught our eye as it looked so British and we love a cream tea! As soon as you walk into this cute and quaint little tea house you are drawn to it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful Devonshire cream tea. Fig & ginger jam. One of the scones had cheese on top, but went we with fig & ginger jam. Coffee was also good. Lots were having high tea which looked lovely. You could even knit at you ate!

Thank Portbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious morning tea with my mum. We had the tea cosy taster and it's a perfect size for 2. The scones were warm, very fresh and the jam full of flavour. I chose the iced tea and it was very tasty and refreshing....More

Thank Priscilla A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Devonshire Tea here and I can honestly say it was the best we have ever had.Served warm in a tiered basket with Divine cream and a great choice of jams.I chose Fig and cinnamon delicious.A lovely big pot of tea and gorgeous tea...More

Thank jenny335
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

What an amazing and beautiful spot to stop and have a coffee or a tea, a warm welcome, a relaxed place, loved it from the moment I stepped in, homemade jam of great quality, good scones and a good espresso, energy to walk the harbour...More

Thank Giovanni A
Reviewed 29 January 2018

A lovely thing to do! We did brunch and it was lovely with all the fine China and lovey treats to choose from! Just do it

Thank B3841XIdenises
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This cafe is a firm favourite, my wife and I have been coming here for years. The scones are light and fluffy, while the house made jam is delicious. They do a kids version of Devonshire Tea as well, which goes down well with my...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

In a very simple little House The Tea Cosy was very welcome, a great Teapot of tea, in real china cups. Sat outside in a shaded spot. Will definitely visit again. Could very easily become a favourite place for Tea

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This little place was a BIG surprise! Absolutely delightful with great service, fabulous scones and a quirky tone to the tea rooms. Enjoyed everything about it!

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Questions & Answers
7 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lianne C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so but they do an amazing ploughman’s lunch with scones as the feature
12 December 2016|
Response from Yvonne U | Reviewed this property |
They make gluten free scones, but 24 hours notice is required.
Robert O
10 November 2016|
Response from Yvonne U | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert, I'd contact the restaurant directly to see if you can book for this date. Good luck, Yvonne.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9247 4955
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