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The Tea-Tree Gallery & Ms Mermaids Tea Rooms

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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59 Percy St, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 7376
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped for coffee while browsing the shops in the main street, lovely little place, lots of unusual things to look at, great coffee, didn't try the scones but they looked amazing, next time will try them.

Thank Dellray
Geelong, Australia
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were lured in by the Devonshire tea sign. When you enter it's a bit confusing, there is no clear direction to the counter. You wander in and look in each room at people seated at tables. As we did this a young man saw us and called us to the counter which is towards the back. The scones are... More 

Thank sojourn57
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a delicious little getaway while I was in Portland for a week or two doing some work. The staff were so friendly and everything I ordered was just divine! Can't wait to pop in next time I'm down that way!

Thank Rachel T
Portland, Australia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good location, main street of town, good parking at rear in aldi carpark, laneway through, bit overpriced for coffee and cakes and wraps, had lunch there last year, from ordering to delivery, 34 minutes, just for a wrap and coffee. There were only about 12 people in at the time, I checked and counted, service was not the best on... More 

Thank williampat76
Heywood, Australia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Catch up breakfast with friends at this lovely little cafe/gallery. Food was delicious and service friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank AnnieH54
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Our group of 38 guests were really impressed with this venue. Seating was arranged in a variety of rooms displaying interesting arts and crafts setting a relaxed and inspiring atmosphere. We had pre ordered scones which were cooked on the spot - yummy!! The coffees and teas were also served promptly. Congratulations

Thank Shirley M
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a mid morning drink. Very impressed with the quality of coffee and a yummy soy hot chocolate which, believe me, is very hard to find. Quirky place with lots of excellent artwork to admire.

Thank Fen H
Melbourne, Australia
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185 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Eclectic place! Tables in different rooms with arts and crafty bits. Decor rather 70s with formica tables and leather look seats. Scone was excellent though a bit pricey at AUD9.00 with pot of tea.

Thank Diddicoy
Canberra, Australia
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163 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Came here for lunch with a colleague as he wanted to try the scones I was a bit dubious to start but agreed. I checked out the lunch menu which was limited but some of the items sounded quite nice. I opted for the special being the satay chicken pie with fresh garden salad. The place itself is quite quirky... More 

4 Thank Joey60_13
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205 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Coffee was good, beer was cold and there was plenty to see and taking in, in this coofee hut/gallery. Service was very good and polite.

Thank Jakeywesta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Percy St, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5523 7376
This is a cafe combined with an art gallery, shopfront for local artists and swcond hand book shop. The food is simple but well prepared with a huge range of teas. The art is reasonably priced and good quality second handbooks very cheap. Lovely setting as it is a converted old house so each room is a themed sitting area for the cafe.

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