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Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne

111 Spring Street | The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9633 6000
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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111 Spring Street | The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having high tea at the Hotel Windsor has been on my to-do list for years. I rarely get to Melbourne so when I came over for a quick trip from NZ with my sister I booked in for a weekday lunch. It wasn't cheap but...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue was elegant. The food was amazing. And the service was superb! Our waiter, Ivo, was just fantastic! Very attentive, personable and professional.

Thank Rani U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of weeks ago, my Mum surprised me with a high tea booking at the Windsor for my birthday. I've always wanted to have high tea at the Windsor so I flew from interstate and my Mum drove 3.5 hours to Melbourne, only to...More

Thank Jodie D
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jodie, Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your experience. I am quite shocked that this has happened to you and would like to offer my sincerest apologies, especially considering how far both you and your mother had traveled to celebrate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the dry ribbon sandwiches, the sodden sweets and the scones that arrived 30 mins after everyone else had been served their scones. Service staff were polite and nice however the actual experience was let down by the gluten free selection. Why did...More

2  Thank M C
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear M C, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon tea. We appreciate your feedback and it gives us the opportunity to make changes where necessary. I have passed you comments onto our executive pastry team so that they may review our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Afternoon tea at the Windsor is a chance to experience some old world charm. The food is modern Australian with tasty morsels that include the flavours of the Australian bush.More

Thank Macro44
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for this kind review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed stepping back in time for afternoon tea in our elegant dining room. We like to take inspiration from our surrounds and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We were staying at the Windsor so we said "why not!" and were glad we did! The finger sandwiches were very nice as were the petite fours and the lovely scones with jam and clotted cream. Service was excellent and discrete. There wasn't a dessert...More

Thank Joan0452013
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Joan, Thank you for this most kind review. I am glad that you were able to experience the Hotel Windsor's afternoon tea during your stay with us and relax in our elegant dining room. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed the food and found...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I came here for afternoon tea with my pregnant friend today. The staff were amazing in accommodating her needs, with separate food for her. They even brought out a special plate with "congratulations" written on it in chocolate. Our waiter Ivo was fantastic. He didn't...More

3  Thank Amy M
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Amy, Thank you for this delightful review. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we could make it a most special occasion for your newly expecting friend. Thank you for your kind compliments of the staff, I will...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing food. Incredible service. The staff were excellent, friendly, and incredibly obliging. Food was delicious and my nut allergy was taken into consideration. The afternoon was also quite moderately priced.More

Thank Grace O
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Grace, Thank you for this glowing review. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I am glad that you found the nut-free selection to your liking as we strive to make sure all dietary requirements are well-catered for. Thank...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

When you are staying in Windsor Melbourne and after sight seeing if you want to relax visit this joint for relaxing and freshen up by having Tea and snacksMore

Thank Arkay5255
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Dear Arkay, Thank you so much for sharing your kind review with us. It was a pleasure to have you here and I am so glad you could having a relaxing afternoon while enjoying a pot of tea in the elegant dining room. We look...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Came here for my Sisters and friends Birthday. Hotel Windsor is a beautiful hotel and a fabulous setting for High Tea. We came for the weekend buffet and the food was amazing you get a tower to start with sparkling wine then you get your...More

1  Thank Rowhotravels
Julie D, Manager at Afternoon Tea - The Windsor Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, It was an absolute pleasure to have you here with us for a relaxing afternoon celebrating two special occasions. What a lovely way to spend an afternoon with family and friends. I am thrilled to hear that our tower of savouries were well...More

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Sam H
23 December 2017|
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Response from Maturegirl3199 | Reviewed this property |
As Alison says, this is not a question, it's a list of complaints. I've been a couple of times and wasn't happy either. The last time there were two dried out tear drop shaped things of cream which only covered 2 halves of a... More
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Christine B | Reviewed this property |
I believe if you wish to go on a Sunday then you definitely need to book. They have two sessions one from 12 pm to 2 pm and then 3 pm to 5 pm. I believe it would be better to pre book rather than just arrive and be... More
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Reedie60
3 September 2016|
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Response from Julie D | Property representative |
Monday to Friday $69 (adult), $40 (children 7-12 years), $25 (children 3-6 years) Afternoon Tea - 3 tier stand, sandwiches, scones, pastries, one glass of sparkling wine, tea/coffee Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays $89... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Spring Street | The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9633 6000
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Hotel Windsor
Description
Afternoon tea at The Hotel Windsor is a quintessential Melbourne experience, steeped in tradition. Our hotel has proudly served over two million guests since 1883.
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