For those seeking a touch of sophistication and a delightful culinary experience, Wellington’s high tea spots offer an exquisite journey into the world of fine teas, delectable pastries, and elegant ambiance.
We’ve scoured the city to bring you the crème de la crème of high tea spots, where each sip and bite is a celebration of taste, elegance, and pure indulgence. Let’s raise our teacups and explore the city’s top five high tea destinations.
High Tea Price: $69
Indulge in a sumptuous assortment of pastries and tarts, accompanied by bottomless tea and optional champagne. The ambiance at Hippopotamus, overlooking Wellington harbor and Te Papa, is truly exceptional.
T Lounge by Dilmah
Tea Experience Price: $54
Discover an upscale and elegant venue on Willeston Street in the CBD. Experience Sri Lankan hospitality and savor authentic cuisine as part of your affordable high tea experience.
Timeless Tea Price: $45
Nestled on Cuba Street since 2007, Martha’s Pantry excels in hosting delightful tea parties. Enjoy high tea with vintage crockery and traditional cutlery, all thoughtfully prepared by their in-house baker.
High Tea Price: From $54
Experience self-proclaimed “Wellington’s best” high tea at Intercontinental Hotel’s Lobby Lounge. From just $54, immerse yourself in an afternoon of elegance and decadence.
Elevated Dining Price: $50
Great for groups of 10 or more, Whitby’s offers a delightful high tea experience, perfect for celebrating with friends and family. Don’t forget to make reservations—bookings are essential.
Elevate your Wellington weekend with these exquisite high tea offerings. Each spot offers a unique experience, blending elegance, culinary artistry, and exceptional hospitality. Make your reservations today and embark on a journey of refined indulgence.