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Hopetoun Tearooms

282 Collins St | Shops 1 and 2, Block Arcade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 2777
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
282 Collins St | Shops 1 and 2, Block Arcade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there for breakfast this morning and had to walk out. Ordered scrambled eggs, toast on the side and crispy bacon. Like how hard can it be to get that right? - well when it arrived the bacon was undercooked - so I let the...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Afternoon Tea was delicious, and there was plenty of it! I liked how we were able to take the leftovers home with us. Would definitely go again and recommend to others!

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1  Thank hollymV7519JH
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in for brunch yesterday. A short wait was no issue, in fact it was pleasant to see the number of tourists taking photos of the cake/desert selection in the front window. Once seated the service was excellent - very friendly, knowledgeable and eager to...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

For my 54th birthday I decided that my partner and I were to go to High Tea and what better choice than the Hopetoun Tea Rooms in Collins Street Block Arcade. Please note that you must book for High Teas. Three fabulous tiers of sandwiches,...More

1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a lovely experience it was like stepping back in time. The service was amazing. Would highly recommend your high tea was beautiful.

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1  Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can visit for Breakfast, lunch or afternoon or morning tea. The general food is Ok but the cakes are well presented and tasty. There is usually a queue to get in and interior space is cramped but the overall experience is quite pleasant if...More

1  Thank Rocky4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a tiny place, we had to queue for a table, but the cakes were marvellous. Service was very attentive, water supplied as soon as we sat down. We could not have been happier. There are toilets nearby and the staff are happy to...More

1  Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit food excellent service a little slow but servers lovely when they realised they’d forgotten our pots of tea

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1  Thank Shirley V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had been excited and waited for a while to manage to make a booking for High Tea for her birthday. The Rooms and atmosphere was great, however the variety of sandwiches and cakes were a little disappointing. When we were leaving,...More

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1  Thank zsusannab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem found in the block arcade on Collins street. My husband and I visited here for breakfast recently and we were pleasantly suprised. Didnt have to wait long for a table. Extensive variety of leaf teas. We ordered atlanic salmon and...More

1  Thank Jen1801
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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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.
Racheal L
19 July 2017|
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Response from HopetounTeaRooms | Property representative |
Rachael, Thank you for your query. Please note that we look after all patrons who attend. We are a small venue, and can only accommodate an x number of people at the same time. Sometimes, there is a queue, however our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 282 Collins St | Shops 1 and 2, Block Arcade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 2777
  • E-mail
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..
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