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On select Spring Wednesdays:

7 September from 2pm to 4pm
14 September from 2pm to 4pm
21 September from 2pm to 4pm
28 September from 2pm to 4pm
5 October from 3pm to 5pm
12 October from 3pm to 5pm
19 October from 3pm to 5pm
26 October from 3pm to 5pm

Bookings $59 per adult (18 and over)
$49 per teenager (13 to 17 years)
$19 per child (2 and 12 years)

2 hours Bottomless Iced Tea Cocktails: additional $40 per person

Purchase tickets through Showtime Event Group, via the link below.

Spring High Tea

See schedule for details - Includes free garden entry

Wednesday 7 September, until Wednesday 26 October

Enjoy a sumptuous high tea in the beautiful grounds of Rippon Lea Estate

Be one of the first to see the heritage orchard come into bloom, along with the beautiful wisteria, roses and dahlias. All bookings include a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival and a garden tour.

High tea served in the Ballroom and Pool Terrace.

Admission to high tea is $59 per person and includes a glass of sparkling on arrival, unlimited tea and coffee, a decadent selection of small bites and delicious desserts plus admission to the beautiful grounds of Rippon Lea Estate gardens and Ballroom.

Drinks that can be purchased on the day include wine and beer. Add on 2 hours of bottomless iced tea cocktails for an additional $40 per person.

Children between 13 & 17 years are $49 per child and they will enjoy sharing the high tea menu with the adults including bottomless hot chocolate.

Children aged between 2 & 12 years are $19 per child; they will enjoy their very own little ladies and gents high tea served with bottomless hot chocolate.


High Tea Menu

  • Poached free range chicken and chive mayonnaise sandwich (NF, DF)
  • Classic cucumber on rye with dill cream cheese sandwich (VEGO, NF)
  • Smoked salmon and cottage cheese, lemon and caper butter sandwich (NF)
  • Prawn terrine, smoked avocado mayonnaise, tomato infused croute (NF, DF)
  • Asparagus and goats cheese tartlet (NF, VEGO)
  • Peppered beef tenderloin crostini, mustard, caramelised onion jam (NF)
  • Piña Colada panna cotta, white rum and vanilla panna cotta, caramelised pineapple, toasted coconut (VEG, NF, GF)
  • Raspberry opera cake, white chocolate mousse, raspberry gel (VEGO)
  • Dark chocolate and walnut brownie, chocolate ganache, candied walnuts, strawberry (VEGO)
  • House made scone with lemon curd, raspberry jam and clotted cream (VG, NF)


Children’s High Tea (2-12 years)

  • Triple choc brownie (VEGO, GF)
  • Ham and cheese finger sandwich (NF)
  • Pizza scroll (NF)
  • Choc dipped strawberries (VEGO, NF, GF)


Available for an additional $35 includes a copy of the amazing illustrated book on a selection of the National Trust (Victoria) gardens by acclaimed garden historian Dr. Anne Vale. Plus a complimentary guided tour of the gardens on a Tuesday or Wednesday — valid to redeem within 12 months.

Book now to secure your place as spots are limited.

This event has been organised by Rippon Lea’s exclusive event partner, Showtime Event Group

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