Indulge in Sydney’s finest High Tea

You are invited to attend high tea at Australia’s first and oldest Parliament House.

Held every Friday from 12.00 pm – 3.00 pm, this truly unique opportunity allows you to sit down for tea in one of the most significant political and cultural institutions in NSW.

Enjoy an elegant high tea menu served on bespoke Wedgwood china.


A rare opportunity to explore the Parliament.

Tours depart every Monday and Friday and are  subject to availability.

Please contact the Legislative Assembly team on 02 9230 3444 to express your interest in the tour.

Please specify your group size as there might be limitations on the available time slots for the tour.

Due to high demand high tea bookings are essential

High Tea NSW Parliament House Sydney CBD

2018 High Tea Menu

A selection of sweet & savoury delights, homemade pastries, tea cakes and freshly homemade scones served with a selection of tea & freshly brewed coffee.

Seasonal menu – example

  • Summer berry macaron stack
  • Vanilla bean pannacotta
  • Raspberry meringue kisses
  • Chocolate mousse cones
  • Sultana scones with jam and cream
  • Summer melon salad with lemon balm syrup
  • Leek and gruyere frittata
  • Smoked salmon tartle, taramasolata and cucumber salsa
  • Pulled chicken and walnut finger sandwiches

Please advise of any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking. Subject to seasonal changes.


Traditional Afternoon Tea $50 per person
Sparkling High Tea$56 per person
with a glass of Tyrrell’s Moore’s Creek Sparkling High Tea
Sparkling Rosé High Tea$60 per person
with a glass of Peterson House Brut Rosé Sparkling