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Spanning across the city and surrounding suburbs are many high teas in Adelaide, South Australia for kids to enjoy. Families can venture into various, luxurious settings and taste a countless array of savoury dishes and sweet treats, including pies, sausage rolls, quiches, scones, slices, cupcakes, tarts, meringues, and more. Plus, with high tea experiences created especially for children, a visit is as affordable as ever to enjoy.
Eager to schedule a high tea for the whole family? Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or shaking up your family routine, this post will give you a list of all the best places kids high tea Adelaide has to offer.
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Best High Teas in Adelaide CBD for kids
Everyone loves a trip to the city. Why not treat yourself to a high tea for kids in the city these school holidays?
1. Ginza Miyako Japanese Restaurant
The Ginza Miyako Japanese Restaurant offers families a unique, Japanese twist on the traditional high tea. Only held once a month, the menu includes beef tatami, an endless supply of tea and coffee, and Japanese styled sweets. Sparkling wine is also included. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.
Prior bookings are required – head to the website to make a reservation.
Address: Stamford Plaza Hotel, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Website: Ginza Miyako Japanese Restaurant
2. InterContinental Adelaide
Available on Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 pm in the Riverside Restaurant, the InterContinental Adelaide offers a delicious high tea for the entire family to enjoy. The ‘Standard High Tea’ menu features popular items such as sandwiches, macarons, tarts, scones, profiteroles, pies, and more.
The ‘Lunch High Tea’ includes the choice of either chicken salad, Kebbe, or mushroom arancini, along with tarts, macarons, profiteroles, scones, and pies.
Finally, the ‘Indulgent High Tea’ is the most deluxe package, including sandwiches, tapas, as well as the tarts, macarons, profiteroles, scones, and pies.
Head to the website to see the full menu or to make a reservation.
Address: North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Website: InterContinental Adelaide
3. Mayfair Hotel
Mayfair’s Mayflower Restaurant and Bar offer their high tea experience on Saturday and Sunday from 2 pm to 4 pm. The menu selection includes savoury dishes such as smoked salmon tartlets, sage sausage rolls, curried egg, and watercress sandwiches.
The sweets menu features strawberry tartlets, buttermilk scones, chocolate and passionfruit slice, and lemon curd tarts. For $10 per item, visitors can also order off the Signature French Gateaux Trolley, with items such as eclairs, macarons, tarts, slices, and more.
Address: 45 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Website: Mayfair Hotel
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4. Udder Delights
Offering families a slight twist on the traditional high tea, Udder Delights integrates cheese elements throughout the experience. The menu features a cheddar tart with bacon, goat curd and caramelised onion pastries, brie and crackers, dark chocolate almonds, orange and cardamom cake, raspberry cheesecake, macarons, sparkling wine, and the choice of either tea or coffee.
Gluten-free and vegetarian options are also available. The high tea is served in the venue’s underground cellar.
Prices start at $45 per person, with a 24-hour booking notice. See the website to make a reservation.
Address: 91 Main St, Hahndorf SA 5245
Website: Udder Delights
5. Utopia at Waterfall Gulley
Waterfall Gulley’s Utopia has a high tea experience curated specifically for kids. The ‘Sugar And Spice’ package is available for kids between 5 and 12 years of age and is on offer from Wednesday to Sunday from 10:30 am. The menu includes an endless supply of pink lemonade and hot chocolate, alongside finger sandwiches, sausage rolls, quiches, shepherd’s pie, macarons, fairy bread, chocolate fudge, scones, and cupcakes.
Otherwise, the venue also has Sunday high teas available to suit the entire family. The menu features gourmet items, scones, loose leaf tea, coffee, and more. Children under 2 years of age can attend high tea for free. For larger groups, Utopia offers 4 diverse high tea celebrations.
Head to the website to make a booking or to get in touch.
Address: 170 Waterfall Gully Rd, Waterfall Gully SA 5066
Website: Utopia at Waterfall Gulley
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6. The Rising Sun
Kensington’s Rising Sun restaurant is home to a variety of tasty treats the whole family can appreciate. The menu includes finger sandwiches, tea, scones, cakes, and savoury dishes. Prices start from $39 per person, or a Sparkling High Tea is offered from $59. The Rising Sun’s high tea is available from Wednesday to Saturday from 2:30 pm to 5 pm. Prior booking and a deposit are required with at least 48 hours notice.
Head to the website to browse the image gallery or to make a reservation.
Address: 60 Bridge St, Kensington SA 5068
Website: The Rising Sun
7. Lenzerheide Restaurant
High tea is available from 12 pm, Wednesday to Sunday, at the Lenzerheide Restaurant. For $54 per person, families can enjoy savoury dishes such as a roast beetroot and goats cheese arancini. Sandwiches are also available, with options such as cucumber and dill cream cheese, roast beef, ham, cheese and tomato chutney, and more.
To finish off the experience, dig into passionfruit and lime tarts, white chocolate and raspberry pannacotta, lemon and coconut slice, and a ginger cupcake. Scones in a variety of flavours are also on offer.
To get in touch with the venue or to make a booking, see the restaurant’s website.
Address: 146 Belair Rd, Hawthorn SA 5062
Website: Lenzerheide Restaurant
8. Stamford Grand
Located within the Promenade Restaurant of the Stamford Grand is a high tea with beach views. Plus, with many different packages on offer, there’s a high tea experience to suit the whole family. The ‘Grand High Tea’ is available and includes assorted sandwiches, scones, tarts, slices, macarons, curry puffs, quiches, and truffled chicken. French toast and champagne can be included.
The kids also have a high tea package specifically tailored for them. Children between the ages of 6 and 12 years can enjoy lemonade and hot chocolate as well as scones, fish and chips, cupcakes, jelly, fairy bread, and a chocolate frog.
Prior bookings are required. Head to the website to see a full menu or to make a reservation.
Address: 2 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045
Website: Stamford Grand
9. Barossa Chateau
The Barossa Chateau high tea experience is located about 1 hour north of Adelaide, offering families an escape from the city. The ‘Glorious High Tea’ package is available and includes plenty of delicious treats for children. The savoury menu includes items such as frittatas, muffins, caramelised onion tarts, prawn spoons, and sandwiches. On the sweeter side of the menu are macarons, citrus meringue tarts, Viennese biscuits, and salted caramel tarts.
The package comes with a glass of sparkling wine, or non-alcoholic champagne and a limitless supply of tea and coffee.
To see a full menu or to make a booking with Barossa Chateau, see their website.
Address: 35 Hermann Thumm Dr, Lyndoch SA 5351
Website: Barossa Chateau
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Best High Tea in Adelaide for kids!
Adelaide is home to plenty of high teas for families to experience together. With menu items such as pies, meringues, tarts, slices, cakes, and more, there’s a little something for every member of the family to enjoy. Whether you’re eager for a spontaneous trip or a planned dining experience, Adelaide has it all. Next time you’re thinking of treating the family to an afternoon feast, consider a few of these restaurants and cafes in Adelaide’s city and surrounding suburbs.
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