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Watsons Bay Tea Gardens

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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8 Marine Pde | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 6733
08:30 - 16:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 16:00
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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dropped in for a cup of Earl Grey tea before catching the ferry. Lovely staff and a good cup of tea! The setting was gorgeous and beautifully shady.

Thank JuneWiliams
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a quaint venue on the waterfront housing a Library and Tea Gardens. The latter offers meals and beverages and had a fair number of patrons this afternoon mainly dining al fresco in good weather. I just browsed through the Library post lunch.

Thank AshleyAzavedo
Woollahra, Australia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This friendly, casual cafe is the perfect place to relax after a swim at the Watsons Bay sea pool, one of Sydney's absolute best keep secrets. Not widely known this cafe and sea-pool are really one of Sydney's amazing special places. Cafe food is simple, clean and fresh. There's also a grassed play area for children and relaxed atmosphere. Easy... More 

Thank Jaqui L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here in sunday, great place for the whole family the children have a grassy area to play. Service was excellent, the staff was very friendly and efficient. The food was amazing a must try!

Thank Matilde R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have a wonderful time at the Tea Gardens! Love the I'd recommend the salads as they're amazing... Flavors were clean and delicious. the Staff was very attentive too!

Thank Omar V
Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely late lunch. Food was delicious, coffee was the best I have tasted in a restaurant, nice position overlooking the bay.

Thank azrielle01
Sydney, Australia
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311 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for coffee and cake on a busy Saturday afternoon. The cafe was very busy and obviously popular with both locals and day-trippers alike. The service was friendly and efficient, and there were some good cakes on offer.

Thank Kathryn W
Highland Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was terrible. The pasta tasted like in came right out of a grocery store box. The shrimp in the pasta were little cut up chips of what might have been shrimp. Worst lunch we had the entire time we were on holiday in Sydney. Would never go back!!!!

Thank BCFeldmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

After a walk around Watson Bay & Gap we decided to have a cup of tea & scones. Staff friendly, facilities clean. Nice watching the world go by near the water.

Thank Sharon K
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

In a lovely setting beside the Watsons bay pool this small cafe is fantastic for breakfast or lunch. The cafe has excellent out door seating with views over the Harbour. The cafe provides large meals at excellent prices. It is close to public transport and is only a sort walk to the bus and Ferry terminals. We will be returning... More 

Thank Anthony D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Marine Pde | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9337 6733

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?