the austen tea room, essendon

When a lady needs a cup of tea, the lady must sashay her lady legs to The Austen Tea Room. The lady then must point her lady fingers in the direction of some lady actually don't need to be a lady to come to this cute little tea house, you don't even need to know a lady.  You should ideally like tea and delicious dainty cakes though. Never fear, you can also get a proper big brekky here too AND coffee, club sandwiches, even scone sliders - some dishes here are also named after Jane Austen characters - heres looking at you Mr Darcy!

Mamma's special mention: Because ladies LOVE pirates - head to Montgomery (Pirate Shipwreck) Park for a piratey play afterwards!




the nitty gritty

Open 7 days a week from 8am


High Tea - Weekdays 12pm – 2pm and Weekends 2.00pm – 4.00 pm Bookings are essential.

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 40 Nicholson Street