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Hopetoun Tea Rooms


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A Melbourne Institution - since 1892 - located in the exact same position of the Block Arcade. Providing diners with a range of Tea, desserts and a la carte savoury meals. High Tea is also provided 7 days - by reservation only - access online for reservations. General dining - no reservation required - just come in and we will look after you..
USD 3 - USD 19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderful High Tea at the Hopetoun Tearooms. This was our second time as we live interstate and it was just as good as the first. So much delicious food and the staff were fabulous. Highly recommend coming to Hopetoun Tearooms.

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Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank melindavk
Reviewed 2 days ago

The savoury bites were delicious, the petits fours mouthwatering to look at and did not disappoint in the eating and the service was friendly and efficient. One of the best high teas in town.

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Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank williesue3016
Reviewed 2 days ago

The afternoon tea is amazing and it covers fruit, beautiful and sweet cakes plus tasty sandwiches and mini pie. Besides, it includes 2 drinks which is a lot for one single person. It is not possible to take all and we decide to take away...More

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Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was excellant was very fresh, service was very prompt .we were looked after by a great waiter he was very helpful with every thing.Sorry I cant remember his name he was from Columbia if that helps I would have given him 10/10 for...More

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Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came for Valentine's day ,table decorated with rose petals,single rose in vase,fine china and real white tablecloth.Staff extremely helpfully,always taking care of us.All food totally delicious and beautifully presented.Would highly recommend but would be wise to book.

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Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank michaelY8667IM
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every time I visited Melbourne I was standing in front of the window staring at the beautiful cakes when one day I decided to go and stand in line for a table at those beautiful Tea Rooms. It seems like you go back into the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank brittaa_ny
Reviewed 5 days ago

People queue to secure a table. One look in the display window gives the reason. An institution in Melbourne town!!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank ReluctantTourist0
Reviewed 5 days ago

Be prepared to wait but once inside the food is brilliant, and reasonably priced . The staff are very friendly

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank thumper123456
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here but most go for coffee and a cake. We shared the passion fruit cheesecake mmm mmm.There is so much choice. You can have high tea there as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Tracbird
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was shopping with my Mum and went in. Went back the next day! Love it! There can be a bit of a wait but we distracted ourselves checking out the cake display. Vanila Slice cannot be beaten. Recommened!

Date of visit: November 2018
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3 June 2018|
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Response from HopetounTeaRooms | Property representative |
Yolando - you noted - "The rest of the tea rooms have wooden, undressed tables" All tables are heavy marble tops. There are no wooden tables at all. To take a tour into the Hopetoun Tea Rooms - please go to our website... More
16 October 2017|
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Response from HopetounTeaRooms | Property representative |
We certainly hope so!!
6 September 2017|
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Response from HopetounTeaRooms | Property representative |
We look forward to you coming in and dining with us. Whether alone or with a group - we will look after you.
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