Ultimate Guide To The Best Christmas High Tea Sydney 2022

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Christmas High Tea is such a special and indulgent way to celebrate the festive season with delicious Christmas themed sweet and savoury delicacies served on luxurious tiered platters, sometimes including a visit from Santa too. This Best Christmas High Tea Sydney 2022 guide lists all the best high tea Sydney Christmas locations.

Indulging in an annual Christmas high tea is a fabulous festive Sydney Christmas tradition for families that will create special treasured memories of Christmas for years to come, similar to the traditions of visiting Christmas light displays in the Sydney CBD, participating in Christmas carols events, watching a Christmas pantomime with your kids, visiting a Christmas tree farm to buy a real Christmas tree and visiting the best Christmas markets in Sydney.

Best Christmas High Tea Sydney 2022 Table of Venues, Dates, Times & Costs

To make it easy for you to find the best Christmas High Tea in Sydney to suit your needs and wants check out our table below which lists the best Sydney Xmas high tea locations and their dates, times and costs.

More information is provided below about each best Christmas high tea Sydney CBD offers including a link to each of their official websites.

The Tea Room QVB12 November –
24 December 2022
on selected days
8.30am – 9.30am
10am – 11am
The Langham Sydney18 November –
31 December 2022
11am – 1pm
2pm – 4pm
Varies from $49
up to $168
depending whether
child or adult,
date of high tea
& choice of drink.
TWR, Crown Sydney24 November –
23 December 2022
2pm – 5pm$115 / $125/ $135
depending on your
choice of drink.
Shangri-La Sydney1 December –
31 December 2022
12pm – 2pm
2.30pm – 4.30pm
$79 / $89 / $109
depending on your
choice of drink.
Hornsby RSL4 December 2022 &
18 December 2022
1pmFrom $32 up to $71.

The Tea Room QVB Christmas High Tea 2022

The Tea Room QVB is an absolutely stunning and opulent setting for a high tea with Santa 2022. The ceiling in the tea rooms is magnificently ornate and there are numerous glittering crystal chandeliers hanging across the room. This QVB Santa high tea 2022 has Santa sitting in a central position and there is a professional photographer available to take your photos with Santa or you are welcome to take your own photos. The professional photos from your session can be downloaded online following your experience.

The delectable high tea itself is served at your table on exquisite Royal Albert fine china and British silverware. Gluten free, vegan, nut-free and vegetarian Christmas high tea options are available. This is a truly magical Christmas kids high tea Sydney and our choice of the best high tea for kids Sydney wide.

The ticket price of this QVB Santa high tea includes entry into The Tea Room QVB for a 60 minute session, at least 2 digital photos and the high tea.

Address: QVB Building, Level 3, 455 George St, Sydney

Dates: Saturday 12 November 2022 – Friday 24 December 2022 on selected days

Times: 8.30am – 9.30am / 10am – 11am

Cost: Adult (13 years and over) and Child (1 – 12 years) $65. (Children under 12 months free)

Website: QVB High Tea

The Tea Room QVB also hosts a Sensory High Tea with Santa option designed to have lower impact elements, quieter sounds, gentler lighting and sensitive Santa movements.

Sensory Option Dates: Friday 11 November 2022 – Saturday 19 November 2022 on selected days

Sensory Option Time: 8.30am – 9.30am / 10am – 11am

Website: QVB High Tea

The Langham Christmas Afternoon Tea Sydney 2022

The Langham Sydney hosts a famous Christmas Afternoon Tea Sydney which they serve on stunning Wedgewood crockery tiered stands in The Harbour Room in The Langham’s Kitchens on Kent dining area. This Christmas Langham Sydney high tea is the best festively themed Christmas high tea menu and is truly luxe having been inspired by The Langham London, the birthplace of traditional afternoon high teas. click on the website link below to see the exact festive afternoon tea menu items served and the pricing structure for this festive high tea.

Address: Kitchens on Kent, The Langham Sydney, 89 – 113 Kent St, Sydney

Dates: 18 November 2022 – 31 December 2022

Times: 11am – 1pm / 2pm – 4pm

Cost: Varies from $49 up to $168 depending whether you are a child or adult, the date of your high tea & the choice of your drink.

Website: Kitchens On Kent Afternoon Tea

TWR Crown Sydney Festive High Tea 2022

TWR at Crown Sydney is an opulent lobby bar with a lavish outdoor terrace area looking onto stunning waterfront views. It’s the perfect Sydney location to get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy a tiered tower full of Christmas themed savoury and super cute sweet treats.

Make your Xmas high tea even more special with an added glass of champagne.

Address: TWR (The Waiting Room) at Crown Sydney, Ground Floor, 1 Barangaroo Ave, Sydney

Dates: 24 November 2022 – 23 December 2022

Times: 2pm – 5pm

Cost: $115 / $125 / $135 per adult (Price varies depending on whether you choose tea/coffee or sparkling wine or champagne).

Website: Crown Sydney High Tea

Shangri-La Festive High Tea Sydney 2022

Indulge in a decadent and delicious festive high tea at the Shangri-La whilst enjoying spectacular harbour views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. If you are entertaining out of town visitors then this is the best Xmas high tea location to impress them with Sydney’s breathtaking shimmering harbour views.

The festive Shangri-La high tea itself is also magnificent with three tempting tiers of scrumptious, wonderfully festive desserts and savoury bites. Included are the fluffiest scones ever served with clotted cream and home made jam.

Address: Level 36, 176 Cumberland St, Sydney, The Rocks

Dates: 1 December 2022 – 31 December 2022

Times: 12pm – 2pm / 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Cost: $79 / $89 / $109 per adult (Price varies depending on whether you choose tea/coffee or sparkling wine or champagne). Window table minimum spend is $95 per person. Click the website link for more details.

Website: Shangri-La High Tea

Hornsby RSL Christmas High Tea 2022

Not all Christmas high teas happen in the Sydney CBD. Hornsby RSL also hosts a sumptuous annual Christmas themed high tea.

Enjoy a delightful array of assorted sandwiches, mini quiches, petit fours, assorted macarons, and scones with cream and preserves served with your choice of tea, bubbly or cocktail. Christmas decorations and bonbons included for Christmas cheer!

There are multiple different high tea options available depending on the drinks you want accompanying your high tea. Tea, coffee, bubbly, cocktails and French champagne are all options.

There is also a kids high tea option for 12 year olds and under. Price also varies slightly between RSL members and non-members.

Address: Hornsby RSL, Level One, 4 High St, Hornsby

Date: 4 December 2022 & 18 December 2022

Time: 1pm

Cost: From $32 up to $71 depending on high tea drinks chosen and whether an RSL member or not.

Website: Hornsby RSL Christmas High Tea

I hope the above guide has helped you choose where to indulge in the best Xmas high tea Sydney 2022.

If you are aware of an additional Christmas Sydney high tea 2022 that you think should be included in this guide please do not hesitate to contact us about adding it. Our aim is have the most comprehensive guide of Christmas high teas in Sydney to make it easy for our readers to find the best option for them.

Merry Christmas!

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Ingrid Norris - Christmas Enthusiast & Christmas Planner

Ingrid is a lover of all things Christmas who has been helping make Christmas time easier and less stressful for her family and friends all her life with Christmas tips, Christmas gift suggestions, Christmas recipe inspiration and Christmas event planning.

Ingrid now shares all this Christmas information here on her Christmas Time Made Easy website. She also shares information about the best Christmas events and activities happening in her home town of Sydney, Australia.