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Olinda Tea House

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86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 0556
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“high tea” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 7:00 pm Hours
Chinese, Cafe, Seafood, Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Olinda Tea House
1. Authentic Mordern Chinese food
"This place is amazing!! Best food, service and atmosphere."
Udara D
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2. Fusion High tea
"Great coffee, extremely friendly service and we loved every bit of"
Holly G
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3. Extremely friendly service
" We were greeted with extremely friendly service from the wait staff"
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

If you have a child look for somewhere else to enjoy your hills adventure. We decided to eat here after our favourite restaurant in Monbulk was booked out. We chose a table over near the window close to the kitchen and toilets as we have...More

Thank Cazzxf7
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Despite its size, there is a sense of peace and tranquility as you enter this tea house. The range of teas is beautiful and matches the ambience perfectly. Setting, service and choices are excellent, prices though are high compared to nearby restaurants and cafes. With...More

Thank MarlzL
Reviewed 24 June 2013

A Japanese-themed restaurant is not what you expect to discover In the heart of Melbourne's Dandenong Ranges, but this is one worth finding. Surrounded by forest green, sit indoors enjoying the fire's warmth as you gaze out through large windows in the cold of winter,...More

3  Thank LivingAlwaysLearning
Reviewed 16 June 2013

This is a marvellous cafe for brunch, after a morning walk in the Dandenong hills. We stumbled over this place as we drove past, and had a superb experience. Friendly staff, excellent food for the vegetarian (try the baked egg and mushroom ragout with Persian...More

Thank NZvoyager53
Reviewed 19 May 2013

This is the place to go if you want a delicious breakfast in the hills. Make sure to make a booking as it can get busy. The food is great and the location is wonderful.

Thank Minda75
Reviewed 9 May 2013

With top class design and furnishings, the tea house was busy but welcoming on the cold morning I visited: coffee good, Chinese teas invigorating but not threatening, and I loved my seat on the sofa by the fire, but best of all was the gluten-free...More

1  Thank Pennyjw
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Took my mother out for an early Mother's Day outing with my husband, chose this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend. We eat out regularly and as such are very fussy with our food and coffee, having the privilege of great cafes close to...More

Thank Linda196426
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Anorexic duck. I had the $28 confit duck with lentils and rocket salad. This dish is way overpriced for what you get. Duck was really small, hardly and meet and very bland. Lentils were tasteless, I had to douse the dish with salt and pepper...More

Thank melbgirl123
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Absolutely wonderful, the staff were well Informed and very polite. Our meals were delicious and served hot. We did not have to wait long for our meals, it was a really lovely lunch.

Thank Renai C
Reviewed 24 April 2013

we regularly go to the Olinda Tea House. The name may mislead you into thinking that it's an old lady tea and scone sort of place, or possibly a very Japanese themed place, but it's neither. The design is heavily Japanese-influenced, however it really is...More

Thank familycat
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Questions & Answers
24 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Gao Q | Property representative |
Dear customer, we do have gluten free menu, which is also available on our website!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 0556
  • E-mail
the Olinda Tea House is a place like no other. With unrivalled ambiance, it is the perfect location to host your next special event. Relax in our modern environmentally sustainable building and enjoy the peace and tranquility nature has to offer. This Olinda Tea House is a truly spectacular place which is sure to impress and inspire you and your guests!
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