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Address: Johnson Road | Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia 6051, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 9272 2630
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As the site of one of the first farms in the colony and the earliest...

As the site of one of the first farms in the colony and the earliest residence still standing in the metropolitan area, Peninsula Farm (Tranby) offers a unique opportunity to explore the first years of European settlement in Western Australia.

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Interesting historical property in a beautiful riverside location

I went I visit Tranby House because I heard it is the oldest house in the metropolitan area, built in 1839. The house is well preserved, with period furniture. Informative guides... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went I visit Tranby House because I heard it is the oldest house in the metropolitan area, built in 1839. The house is well preserved, with period furniture. Informative guides. Beautiful riverside location with Peninsula Tea Garden next door. Amazing high teas on the menu, with views over the river. Will definitely return another time.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful spot by the river with good coffee and great light lunches and devonshire./high teas. They do fab gluten free scones too! Staff are lovely

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Thank melovecookie
Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

It's well worth a trip out to Tranby Farm homestead, the food and service is good whether its for lunch, fine dining or simply afternoon tea you won't be disappointed. Watch the boats go by on the river or explore the history of the homestead.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Peninsula Farm is, in the terms in which things are measured in Western Australia (WA), very old. Tranby is not a castle or even a very grand house, but it is interesting. Maylands, where the ,Old Farm is located, is an inner city suburb by the river. It's worth the trip, just to ave a look around.

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Thank Jeffry B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I caught up with a friend for morning tea here, even though they were very busy the service was prompt and the staff were lovely. It was great to see they had gluten free options available too!!

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Thank Mel B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Tranby is the oldest brick residence in the inner area of the city Perth. Maylands is an old suburb, much of it was once part of the Trfanby farm. The building is now open for inspection and is furnished with period items. Tranby is a favourite destination for locals and visitors. The popular tea rooms are open every day except... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We did not go into the cottage as it was closed - we did not realise that it was only opened on certain days. However we had also decided before hand that we would visit the little café overlooking the Swan River. This café is part of the Tranby Farm site and is worth a visit. Having booked a table... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great spot if you like a bit of local history as the Tranby house dates back to 1830. High Tea under the oak trees on Royal Albert china is a special event, and you'd better bring an appetite if you intend to eat it all. They do provide a cake box to take the leftover home, and almost every couple... More 

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Thank Rob S
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

A group of ladies from work head out to Tranby House every year for an afternoon tea in the sun. While you can book for the full High Tea, it's worth heading along for the Devonshire Tea, which they serve with a wide range of teas and different flavours of scones. The setting is picturesque and the wait staff are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful mid week high tea here. We phoned before hand to book but no one answered the phone, so we took a chance and went without a booking. The staff were so helpful and immediately ushered us to a table outside with lovely big comfortable chairs. We ordered high tea which arrived within minutes and the waitress let... More 

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