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The Tea Room

££ - £££Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 8620 2431
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“scones” (17 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been taking High Tea at the Windsor for over ten years and it has always been wonderful. The Tea Room at the NVG is just as good - particularly the intuitive service.

Thank johnrY8480LV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the tearoom yesterday prior to going to see the wonderful House of Dior exhibition and had a very disappointing experience. The croissant was literally flat when served and at $6.50 for one croissant, highway robbery! Especially given the condition that we received it...More

Thank sugadaze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had High Tea here after seeing the Dior Exhibition. Luckily, we booked ahead, as it was full. We had a lovely time. The service was excellent & the high tea delicious. We couldn't eat it all, so they packed it up...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We went to the Dior exhibition at the NGV and I bought tickets that combined with afternoon tea at the Tea Room for $99 ph. I thought that this was good value as many places in Melbourne charge this for afternoon tea alone. This also...More

Thank andream0402
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was an unplanned visit after seeing the Dior Exhibition. Right on lunch time. It was no trouble getting a table, no trouble to get a vegetarian high tea (and a standard one), everything was no trouble!. Services was friendly and fast. The high teas...More

Thank apwoo
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 4 and ordered tea for 4 and three cakes. We got one pot with 2.5 cups. When we pointed this out, it rapidly became our problem and the tea was cooling . We insisted on a top up and the...More

1  Thank oldpetson
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I attended the Tea Room at NGV after attending the Van Gogh exhibition. We were there to celebrate a birthday and were not disappointed. The high tea was delicious. It was presented beautifully and the variety was terrific. I required gluten free and low fructose...More

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The Tea Room was a delightful relief from the overwhelmingly crowds taking the chance to see the Van Gogh exhibition downstairs. Partner and I had waited an hour and a half to get into the exhibition so it was lunch time by the time we...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is sort like the Dress Circle coffee experience with the Stalls being downstairs. Quiet secluded spot to enjoy a moment or two of reflection after visiting a special exhibition or taking in the permanent collection.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I had spent most of the afternoon in the museum and took a few minutes to get a cup of tea and a scone. Nice, hot tea. Scone was good, not dry. The Tea Room is conveniently located on the first floor, so I could...More

Thank VWriter
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8620 2431
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