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The Glasshouse High Tea

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The Glasshouse High Tea

Friday - Sunday | 6 - 8 Guests | $89pp

Indulge in a lavish high tea of sweet and savoury delights in your own, private space amongst the stunning backdrop of The Grounds of Alexandria’s iconic garden. Beautifully styled with bright florals, candles and elegant tableware, it's the perfect setting to relax and unwind with your nearest and dearest.

A slice of verdant paradise.

Situated next to our iconic fountain and arbour, The Glasshouse High Tea is enclosed by the rustic shell of a vintage greenhouse with creeping vines & greenery. The table setting in The Glasshouse, crafted by our senior stylists, adds even more colour and life into the space, making it a truly unique experience.

Your Booking Includes:

  • Exclusive use of The Glasshouse space for the duration of your session
  • Fully styled table setting
  • 1x high tea set menu serve per guest
  • 1x complimentary tea, coffee or juice per guest

Let the good times flow with bottomless bellinis or mimosas for the duration of your booking for $30pp! Please contact our reception team directly on (02) 9699 2225 or to add the bottomless high tea option to your booking.
Please note the bottomless high tea add-on will apply to the entire group. A non-alcoholic alternative will be offered to those who require one.


Each of your guests will enjoy a decadent menu of bite sized treats, served in a classic shared high tea style.


All dishes will be plated to share.

  • Fresh baked brioche slider prawn cocktail 
  • Egg salad & cress finger sandwich
  • Cherry tomato, bocconcini & olive tartlet
  • Roast turkey & cranberry finger sandwich
  • Goats curd & beetroot col-au-vent
  • Pistachio & white chocolate macaron
  • Strawberry & vanilla shortcake wafer cup
  • Chocolate & orange ganache on vanilla sable
  • Passionfruit cheesecake donut
  • Mini scone, served with Chantilly cream and house-made raspberry & rosewater jam

Please note that the high tea set menu can only be adjusted to accommodate vegetarian requirements. If you have other dietary requirements, please contact us prior to booking.

Where is the Glasshouse High Tea located?
This high tea experience takes place in The Garden, at The Grounds of Alexandria (7a / 2 Huntley Street, Alexandria NSW 2015).

How much are tickets?
Tickets are available for $89 each (+ booking fees). Please note that a minimum of 6 tickets (max. 8 tickets) must be purchased for each session. If you have a larger group, please consider booking our Patisserie High Tea experience.

What is the cut-off for bookings?
Bookings must be made at least 72 hours in advance. Any changes to your booking must be made and finalised prior to this cutoff. Any cancellations must be made a minimum of 7 days in advance of your booking.

Some of our guests have dietary requirements, what can we do?
Our high tea set menu can be adjusted to accommodate vegetarian dietary restrictions. Unfortunately we cannot make other changes to the high tea menu, however we can arrange an alternative - please contact our reception team prior to booking.

Terms & Conditions

  • High Tea menu and styling is subject to change without notice. No candles, flowers or tableware is to be taken after your experience has ended. Charges may apply for missing items.
  • This is a covered outdoor event and is subject to weather conditions. In the event of severe or inclement weather (including heat and / or heavy rain), your booking will be moved from The Glasshouse to a covered location for your comfort. We will endeavour to provide as much notice of this change as possible, but cannot be guaranteed.
  • Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your session. Check-in is located at the host desk of The Grounds of Alexandria Cafe.
  • Ticket pricing at time of booking is final, and as such any later changes or offers will not be applicable unless stated otherwise.
  • Tickets to The Glasshouse High Tea will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • One drink (tea, coffee, or juice) per person is included. Additional drinks can be purchased from the menu on the day.
  • Alcohol will only be available to guests aged 18+ years and guests may be required to present photo ID.
  • In the event of numbers changing, refunds for individual tickets will be available up to 72 hours prior to your session.
  • As we have limited sessions, full cancellations must be made at least 7 days prior to your session to be eligible for a refund. Refunds for cancellation within 7 days will not be considered.

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