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The Tea Cosy

) #2 of 170 Coffee & Tea in Sydney #77 of 5,050 Places to Eat in Sydney $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
33 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 4955
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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

What a cute little tea house with knitting on the tables and old fashioned charm. A really lovely spot in the sun on a chilly winters day. My cappuccino was barely warm which was very disappointing but otherwise it's a quaint little place.

Thank JHerlig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Delicious food and drink. Cute setting. Great customer service. Amazing !!!

Thank samanthasS8598UC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place for tea and scones. Fantastically quaint and beautifully done. We ordered a scones for two with coffee and a milkshake for our daughter. It was all presented beautifully and tasted sensational. Wool and knitting needles are on each table for you...More

Thank WestAussieGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this place by accident when attending the markets which are located directly outside on Saturdays and Sundays. The first time we attended we ordered Devonshire tea which consists of 2 scones , a drink ( we had pot of tea) and your...More

Thank Zibode
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place! It was cosy and inviting with baskets of knitting on every table for all to take up. The service was good and I enjoyed my Devonshire tea but the scones were average. I loved the crockery, tea cosies and crocheted blankets....More

Thank Norma M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely place for a coffee, tea and scones - the atmosphere and outlook was so nice. Stumbled across while wandering markets at The Rocks. So glad we sat down and enjoyed - the cute knitting baskets on the table a real talking...More

Thank Jocelyn T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to the tea cosy and was the perfect place to stop on a rainy Sydney afternoon. Attended on a Wednesday afternoon so wasn't too busy. The service was really prompt and was served soon after ordering. My friend and I...More

Thank Mel N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a few weeks trying to find Sydney’s best scones. I based my evaluation mainly on the scone and partially on the level of the customer service I experienced. I didn’t take into consideration how quaint or lovely the place was – this was...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a trip back in time. This quaint little cafe housed in a mid 1800's villa was authentic in every way. From the olde world fireplace and mantle piece to the historic accessories, photos, stories and irish folklore, it was a 'blast from the past'....More

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Very quaint little tea rooms. All different rooms and sections make up this lovely little experience. Tea is served in beautiful cups and saucers, and the tea pots have cut little knitted tea cosys on them. The tables all have little baskets of wool and...More

Thank Alison2366
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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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:00
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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