Where to Find the Best High Tea in Western Sydney

High tea is an amazing idea, isn’t it? It conjures up images of men in suits and women in hats, sipping tea from expensive china and eating tiny, delicious treats.

High tea is the perfect excuse to indulge in a fine dining experience and eat delicious food outside of regular meal times. If you choose the right surroundings, it can be a graceful and relaxing way to spend some time in a beautiful place.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at where to find the best high tea in Western Sydney.

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What is High Tea?

High tea is a British tradition that goes back to the 1700s. It was originally a working men’s tradition, taken standing up or on high stools. This quick meal was usually served in the afternoon, between 3 and 4pm, and most of the time consisted of scones, cakes, or cheese on toast, along with tea.

The upper classes quickly adopted the idea of high tea as well, particularly the women. Dinner was often served quite late and high tea was a good chance for these upper-class women to socialise while waiting for their husbands to get home.

Over the years, high tea has become so much more than a cup of tea and sandwiches. Every restaurant that serves high tea in Western Sydney has its own interpretation with their own specialty dishes. But generally, here are some of the delights you might be nibbling on:

  • Savoury sandwiches
  • Tarts
  • Scones
  • Cakes
  • Teacakes

The Best High Tea in Western Sydney

Indulging in an afternoon of high tea is one of the top things to do in the Hawkesbury River region. If you’re looking to make your high tea luxurious and memorable, then you need to visit Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley.

Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley serves a delectable high tea selection curated by award-winning chefs. The high tea menu is baked fresh and guaranteed to keep you full and satisfied throughout the afternoon.

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Here’s what the Crowne Plaza’s high tea in Western Sydney offers:

Delectable Foods 

Created by an award-winning chef, you’ll sit down to a table carrying the most tempting treats imaginable. The Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley’s delectable high-tea includes:

  • A range of Petit Fours
  • Gourmet finger sandwiches
  • A selection of three hot canapes
  • Freshly baked scones with jam and cream
  • A range of teas or coffee
  • A glass of sparkling wine on arrival

The Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley can also accommodate gluten-free and other dietary restrictions, so just ask and it will be done!

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Beautiful Surroundings 

The Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley sets the standard when it comes to Hawkesbury River restaurants. High tea at the Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley is held in the heart of the Hawkesbury, famous for its small-town culture, amazing food, and outdoor activities.

Sit in the impeccably styled dining area and sip your wine, coffee, or tea, while you gaze out over the beautiful, sunny gardens and landscape. There’s no better way to enjoy delicate, delicious treats with good company.

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Special Events 

High tea in Western Sydney is perfect for a special occasion. You can have high tea with a small group of friends who are in need of indulgence or with family members who appreciate delicious food. But this isn’t the only way to enjoy high tea in the afternoon.

High tea is also a unique and refined addition to special events. It will add a touch of elegance so make sure you consider high tea at the Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley for:

  • Large groups and private events
  • Baby showers
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Bridal showers

High tea at Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley will be an experience your guests won’t forget.

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All About the Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley’s High Tea 

High tea at the Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury River is a popular event so you’ll need to make a booking.

You’ll fall in love with the beautiful natural surroundings of the Hawkesbury River during your high tea, to make your experience even better book a stay in one of the Crowne Plaza’s comfortable and luxuriant rooms or suites.

Here’s what you need to know about high tea events at the Crowne Plaza:

  • Available Friday – Sunday, 1-4pm
  • Available 7 days a week for large groups over 10
  • Held in the Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley beautiful dining room

If you’re planning high tea for a larger event, make sure that you talk to our experienced staff for more details.

Book the Best High Tea in Western Sydney

The Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley offers a sweetly seductive option for high tea in Western Sydney. Boasting refined surroundings radiating elegance and charm, it’s the perfect location to indulge in a range of delectable treats.

You can visit our website to learn more or, if you’re ready to start planning, then book your high-tea experience now.