High Tea Walking Tour Melbourne

High Tea was once a meal for the working man, taken standing up or sitting on tall stalls, which is where the ‘high’ comes from. Today, it is more commonly known as an meal of tea, sandwiches, scones and cake.

The charm of high tea is becoming increasingly popular across Melbourne, with many hotels, tea rooms and historic buildings offering an array of treats.

Foodi have gathered together the best high tea elements in the CBD to bring you a high tea experience with a difference.

On this walking tour, you’ll visit a variety of venues, each with their own samples to share and history to tell.

During the tour, you’ll pass some of the country’s finest Victorian era buildings, as well as one of the most photographed windows in Melbourne.

Your friendly host will also discuss tea etiquette and how high tea was established, including the history of macarons and scones.


Foodi provides food and drink related walking tours and activities in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth. 

Whether you're a tourist who wants to get to know the place better, or a local who would like to discover new places, everyone can enjoy our Foodi tours.

Our enthusiastic and friendly hosts have designed each tour to ensure that you visit of a range of unique venues, gain an insight into the food industry, and of course, have lots of fun!

We'll also point out cultural points of interest and speak about the area's history, so you can learn as you walk.

There will be lots of samples to taste so come prepared to indulge.

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  • Tours
  • High
  • Half day

Why will you love it?

  • Visit hotels, tea rooms and historic buildings with an array of treats
  • Samples and history to gain at each venue
  • Iconic Melbourne venues

What will you learn?

  • Tea etiquette and 
  • How high tea was established, including the 
  • History of macarons and scones.

What will you get?

  • Knowledge and history about tea and high tea
  • Samples to try at each venue
  • You’ll pass some of the country’s finest Victorian era buildings, as well as one of the most photographed windows in Melbourne

What do you need to know?

Your voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase, contact the provider to book in.
There will be some walking involved on the day, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather calls for it.
Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.

Terms and Conditions: Please be advised that although we make every effort to ensure that we accurately represent Foodi's service and products, venues are subject to availability, and we reserve the right to make changes to all samples on tours. Foodi require a minimum of 4 people for the tour to successfully proceed.