Looking to do something unique during the school and Christmas holidays?

As usual, there’s so much to do in Melbourne this festive season, but something we think doesn’t get enough attention is a high tea!

These decadent events are a perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon doing something a little different.

Enjoy delightful pastries, light meals, and your favourite tea combined with the perfect ambience, relaxing music, and holiday treats that will bring you back to the old afternoon tea tradition.

They’re fun, whimsical, and a little bit fancy, so gather up your best friends or treat someone special to a delightful high tea event in Melbourne.

We’ve picked a few seasonal events that are happening right now, so keep on reading to discover what’s on!

Planning to enjoy high tea in Melbourne this festive season?

Before heading to the city for a morning or afternoon tea, you better get organised!

Booking made? Check!

Guests in tow? Check!

Transport? Check!

If you’re driving to the city to enjoy one of these events, choose Le Garage for safe and convenient Flinders Street parking.

With dual entry on both Flinders Street and Lane, getting into (and out of!) the city has never been easier!

So pre-book your parking online to take advantage of our discount parking rates.


The Langham afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

  • Date: Monday-Friday
  • Time: various sessions
  • Where: The Langham, 1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
  • Distance from Le Garage: a short 8-minute walk from our Flinders Street exit

Experience the signature tradition of Langham afternoon tea with Wedgwood.

Indulge in tea from tailor-made Wedgwood teaware called “Langham Rose” and enjoy custom menus from the hotel’s pastry chefs.

Tea sommeliers will even help you discover the best blend to match your food!

Book this beautiful high tea event here!

Chocolate Bar High Tea

The Langham sure knows how to deliver a gorgeous high tea event!

In addition to their Wedgwood event, they also offer a Chocolate Bar High Tea event on Saturdays and Sundays. Two sessions are available:

  • 11:30am-1:30pm
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm

Find out more here.

tea cups with painted floral ornament motifs

Christmas Eve High Tea at the Stamford

  • Date: Monday, 24th December 2018
  • Time: 2pm to 5pm
  • Where: Stamford Plaza, 111 Little Collins Street
  • Distance from Le Garage: a five-minute walk from our Flinders Lane exit

Celebrate the holiday with a beautiful high tea afternoon at the Stamford Plaza.

The Stamford offers high tea every day between 2pm and 5pm, and this year, they’re offering a very special Christmas Eve edition, too!

Heading to the city for a mad last-minute dash to find your final Christmas presents?

Why not end the day with this lovely event?

The menu is extensive, including savoury snacks, sandwiches, scones, sweets, and tea, of course! Menus can be customised for all sorts of dietary requirements.

View the menu and book this Christmas Eve event here.

To book their regular high tea (2pm-5pm daily, excluding special event days), click here.

Parisian-themed Christmas High Tea at the Sheraton

  • Date: Monday 26th November to Monday 31st December 2018
  • Time: Monday to Saturday; 1pm-3pm
  • Where: Little Collins Kitchen, inside the Sheraton Hotel, 27 Little Collins Street

Festive-inspired tea leads this Christmas high tea menu at the Sheraton Hotel this December!

A delicious selection of scones, savoury, sweet, and a glass of rosé finish up this festive-inspired twist on the Sheraton’s famous Parisian-themed event.

Our top menu picks include Crystal Bay prawn wraps, mango cheesecake, and rum & raisin scones. Yum!

View the full menu and make a reservation here.


Wizardry High Tea

  • Date: Friday 18th-Sunday 20th January, 2019
  • Time: 11am-1pm and 3pm-5pm
  • Where: Stamford Plaza, 111 Little Collins Street
  • Distance from Le Garage: a five-minute walk from our Flinders Lane exit

OK, so it’s not specifically a Christmas event, but we couldn’t resist sharing this high tea with its whimsical theme!

Over three spellbinding days, witches and wizards can indulge in sand-”witches”, pies and tarts, sweets, and scones, as well as Butter Beer, coffee, and tea.

Dress-ups are encouraged!

View the full menu and book here.


Afternoon tea and cakes in the garden with wicker furniture

Heading to high tea in the city? Choose Le Garage for Flinders Street parking

Make this Christmas that little bit more special when you treat a loved one to one of these high tea events.

It’s a truly unique take on eating out, and one that’s filled with decadence and glamour.

Additionally, enjoy stress-free CBD parking when you choose Le Garage, conveniently located at the Paris end of the city.

We offer competitive rates and remember, when you pre-book your spot in advance, you’ll save even more! View our standard and discounted rates here.

If you’d like to book now, you can do so here using our secure online portal.

We hope you enjoy these special high tea events!