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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit to Highgate today for our high tea. The service is so good. Run by Cathy, all the staff are so friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and we were spoilt for choice! So much food! Such Great value for...money and bottomless tea and coffee. At the end we were given containers to take the left overs home. High tea at Highgate is such a lovely place. Do yourself a favour and treat yourself. You won’t regret it!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 26 April 2021 via mobile

I recently received a birthday gift for high tea at High Gate and it was superb. Everything about the devor was reminiscent of an old English tea room. The staff were so friendly and accommodating and showed an interest in every guest. The food was...delicious and there was a feast with everything home made. Freshly brewed tea just kept coming. I have attended several big city hotels for high tea but this was the best. I along with others celebrating a birthday received a very pretty coat hanger along with a birthday cupcake. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 7 November 2020

We came here to celebrate a friend’s birthday, it was such a lovely girls day out. We had lovely food, we were spoilt in terms of service. She really spoilt our friend who was having the birthday. Highly recommend for a special girl’s day out...to have a fancy high teaMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 24 June 2020

I took my mother here for her birthday last weekend and everything about it was perfect. From the beautiful furniture and crockery to the fantastic personal service from Cathy and of course, the food, which was 10/10. Neither my mother nor myself had ever had...High Tea before and Cathy has set the bar so high that I’m loathe to even bother trying anywhere else, I’ll just come back here. Thanks for the special morning Cathy.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 18 March 2020

My Aunty, daughter & I had High Tea for my Aunty’s birthday and it was absolutely beautiful. Service was excellent, food was delicious and the decor was amazing. All very fitting with antique china and tea pots. The servers looked amazing. This is the best...high tea I have ever attended. Very authentic and done with so much love. 10/10More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

I decided to treat my Auntie to high tea and booked High gate. What a great experience. My Auntie was thrilled with the beautifully decorated room and kept commenting on the display. Then the 3 tiered stands came out and her eyes were filled with...joy, she couldn't contain her excitement. I cannot fault High Gate, the food was delicious, the host was fantastic and made us all feel welcome. Thank you Cathy for your hospitality it really made for a lovely Sunday morning.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 24 December 2019 via mobile

I am not usually a fan of High Tea functions but Highgate certainly changed my mind. From the moment you entered their 'olde worlde' venue you were treated as special & your happiness & comfort were important. The food was all home made, fresh and...abundant. Add to this, at the end of the meal, several containers were provided to take the remaining food home. The service and attention to detail was excellent but subtle & non invasive. The staff were friendly and obliging. The tables were not crowded together nor was the seating at the table. Good value for money and l highly recommend Highgate for that special occassion.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 10 December 2019

We had our social group xmas party at High Gate and were very impressed with the service, ambience and value. Cathy and her staff were very welcoming and accommodating with individual dietary requirements. Nothing we asked was too much for them. If you are looking...for a traditional High Tea served on fine china in a lovely Federation style house, look no further than Highgate. Compared to other venues in Melbourne offering hightea, Highgate by far, offers the best value. Loads of food and tea and no hidden extras. We will definitely go again.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 19 November 2019 via mobile

We went for my mother-in-law’s birthday. Cathy was very hospitable and the food was plentiful and very yummy. We walked around the place for a bit after eating some food and came back for the rest. There are plenty of photo ops around the place...with a little pier. It was a really good relaxing day.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 12 October 2019 via mobile

Cathy & her mother in law were the consumate hosts. The old world ambience was charming and the high tea magnificent! The best we have ever had. Cathy also catered for special dietary requirements. Will definitely go again. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2019
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20 February 2018|
Response from linda2017314 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $50.00 a head for a hens night
10 August 2016|
Response from lynn19 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in April it was $45 midweek & $50 at the weekend.
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High Tea at High Gate is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4