We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Back to divine”
Review of Hopetoun Tearooms

Hopetoun Tearooms
Ranked #1 of 105 Dessert in Melbourne
Price range: US$ 3 - US$ 20
Cuisines: Cafe
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: A Melbourne Institution - since 1892 - located in the exact same position of the Block Arcade. Providing diners with a range of Tea, desserts and a la carte savoury meals. High Tea is also provided 7 days - by reservation only - access online for reservations. General dining - no reservation required - just come in and we will look after you..
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My annual visit with overseas visitors made me proud of this icon again. Last year I was disappointed with the service and friendliness but thankfully there has been a big turnaround. The staff were cheerful, accommodating and efficient. I was surprised that we were able walk straight in at 11.00am on a Saturday morning, usually there is a queue - note: there are no reservations here. The window of sweet delicacies is always incredible and hard to choose from; I can recommend the lemon tart. I was a proud Melburnian showing off the delights of my city - Hopetoun is back on the 'must do' list.

    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
1  Thank Noshtalgia
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,429)
There are newer reviews for Hopetoun Tearooms
See the most recent reviews
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

32 - 36 of 1,429 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place.
This is more for a cup of tea and dessert rather than a proper big meal although there are food options on the menu.
The service and selection is divine!
Although there is usually a big line, it's worth the wait.

Thank Ange E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not hesitate to book High Tea at Hopetoun Tea Rooms or any of the options available. Delicious food, great surrounds and the loveliest wait staff!! Just don't eat before you arrive. Very generous portions.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Susan E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a different experience and you can expect some very good pastries and cakes in an Old Wold atmosphere in Block Arcade which is a must for visitors to Melbourne.it is fairly crowded and always seems full.

    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Oldjack
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would highly recommend this to friends and strangers! Certainly need the 2hours dining time to slowly get through all the magnificent food.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
1  Thank holtck22
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Hopetoun Tearooms also viewed

 
Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
 
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to Hopetoun Tearooms? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing