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“Simply superb in every way”

Afternoon Tea at The Hotel Windsor
Ranked #52 of 8,211 Restaurants in Melbourne
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Come partake in Melbourne's longest-running Afternoon Tea, with Champagne, silver stands of sandwiches, scones, canapes and beautiful desserts, and specialty tea - a ritual since 1883. Afternoon Tea is set in our historic dining room, One Eleven, and celebrations - from birthdays to anniversaries, bridal showers and weddings - are welcome.
Reviewed 1 June 2024 via mobile

A family occasion celebrated with High Tea at the Windsor. Staff went above and beyond accommodating our table, especially attentive to our enthusiastic 4 YO. The food delicious, bottomless tea and coffee truly plentiful and the decadent surrounds faultless. 10/10

Date of visit: June 2024
Thank Chels900
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Reviewed 31 May 2024

Based on my excellent experiences over twenty years ago, my husband and I entertained friends over afternoon tea at The Windsor Hotel during a recent visit to Melbourne. It was overpriced and nowhere as good as when I was last there. In conclusion, it was a bitter disappointment. Therefore, I believe The Hotel Windsor is trading off its name and past glory.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Thank Lynnie B
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Reviewed 11 May 2024

If you’re after major disappointment at a high price, this is the right place. Mother’s Day High Tea, the actual tea was ok, but the rest was completely substandard for what’s advertised. The cakes were dry, the savoury food very basic and nowhere near the quality one would expect, the coffee was terrible. The scones were cold and the cream had no taste at all. Very embarrassed for taking my wife there, our local cafe’s quality is far better.
Don't waste your money on this. Such a shame.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Thank Moose K
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Reviewed 8 May 2024 via mobile

If you are looking for the most Elegant Birthday High Tea celebrations you can’t go past The Hotel Windsor .
Beautiful cold French Bubbly ,
deliciously presented tied plate of warm savoury delights and very fresh finger sandwiches .
We were then served warm golden scones , thick cream and real berry conserve jam . Delicious!!!
After this course arrived the spectacular tiered plate of sweet artful treats . Creative works of art , Chefs exposing their tasteful treats to end a wonderful High Tea . Sadly we couldn’t finish them all , a very generous High Tea.
After just returning from overseas and experiencing a few High Teas from some very well known venues The Hotel Windsor tops them all . A selection of fabulous teas or coffee add to this memorable occasion .

What made this venue extra special was the professional staff that attended to us . Stately gentlemen , Kevin and Errol made my birthday treat a very memorable occasion .
Our spoiling was fit for a Queen . We thank you .
The majestic elegant room adds to the ambience for a special occasion .
High standards stand out at this wonderful Melbourne Heritage Hotel .

Date of visit: May 2024
Thank Catherine S
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Reviewed 6 May 2024 via mobile

High tea in the beautiful old world setting of the Windsor Hotel was quite special. High teas are expensive and this was top price. The actual food and professionalism of service was not quite up to the top standard set by other high tea experiences.

Date of visit: May 2024
Thank Lindajwil
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