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Olinda Tea House

86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 0556
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“high tea” (18 reviews)
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Chinese, Cafe, Seafood, Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Olinda Tea House
1. Authentic Mordern Chinese food
"This place is amazing!! Best food, service and atmosphere."
Udara D
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2. Fusion High tea
"Great coffee, extremely friendly service and we loved every bit of"
Holly G
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3. Extremely friendly service
" We were greeted with extremely friendly service from the wait staff"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As a family we visited the Olinda Tea House on a Saturday evening. The weather was dry, mild but very windy. However, the sheltered location of the Tea House meant that the wind did not disturb us, instead we enjoyed the sound of wind rustling...More

Thank andrewwbatchelor
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

A group of us from Sydney and Melbourne visited Olinda last week and found this magnificent tea house when we were looking for an afternoon tea venue. I wish we'd arrived earlier in the day and been able to eat breakfast and lunch here too....More

Thank JoH883
Gao Q, Owner at Olinda Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear customer, thanks for sharing your experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in spontaneously, knowing it was under new management. What a surprise and such a treat. The food was so delicious, so beautifully presented, so reasonably priced and we were all thrilled to have found such a bonus like this in the Hills. We...More

Thank barbarajandrews
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise this place is on the main road through Olinda. Beautiful building and gardens and huge varied menu from authentic Asian to English. They even do a high tea. Our lunch was delicious and beautifully presented. Friendly staff.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dined here on a Friday lunchtime. Not one of us had a complaint about our meal. We all dined from the Lunch Express menu (not available weekends) which had a choice of 12 mains, 2 sides and 2 soups (all Chinese cuisine)....More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did actually want to stop in for afternoon tea, but were informed by the wait staff that you had to book ahead for the full high tea... thought that a little odd, but okay. To cut a long story short, our very simple order...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with two small children. Food was overpriced, tiny portions, tasteless and the waiter was pretty rude after she found out we had changed the table due to uncomfortable direct sunlight, even though we asked first and another waiter was well aware and actually...More

1  Thank Geoff T
Gao Q, 業者 at Olinda Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Geoff, Thanks for your feedback. Are you able to help me identify which waiter served you? Have you seen the name badge? Or you can describe to me. Your help would be appreciated! Regards Tony

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Asian twist on high tea. Note: you may also select a more English version if you want to. Excellent service and excellent food. I really enjoyed this unique menu and will return. The setting is divine and the architecture is perfect for the environment....More

Thank leannebeasley
Gao Q, Owner at Olinda Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Leanne, thanks for sharing your experience, looking forward to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my mother here today for her 97th birthday. The staff were wonderful and made mum feel very special. The food was excellent and the presentation of everything was superb. A wide range of teas and amazing scones complemented the tiers of high tea and...More

Thank VictoriaJayne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at this place a few weeks ago and when I walked in it did not resemble a tea house at all, rather a chinese restaurant with the only thing I saw being served was rice, meat and veg. Am I wrong? Needless to...More

Thank tarielleau
杲 钱, Owner at Olinda Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, Our menu is quite extensive, we serve morning tea,lunch,English high tea,dinner

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24 January 2018|
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Response from Gao Q | Property representative |
Dear customer, we do have gluten free menu, which is also available on our website!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 0556
  • E-mail
the Olinda Tea House is a place like no other. With unrivalled ambiance, it is the perfect location to host your next special event. Relax in our modern environmentally sustainable building and enjoy the peace and tranquility nature has to offer. This Olinda Tea House is a truly spectacular place which is sure to impress and inspire you and your guests!
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