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The Tea-Tree Gallery & Ms Mermaids Tea Rooms

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Cafe, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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59 Percy Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 7376
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Portland, Australia
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88 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited Ms Mermaids Tea Rooms for a Saturday morning coffee and eats. Being a windy day (typical weather for Portland wind-farms) we sat on the front veranda that was convenient shelter where we were able to view the pretty rose bushes prolifically covered in summer flowers, and while traffic crawled along the main street. We noted several rooms with... More 

Thank IanM31
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This was admittedly the only place we could find in Portland that was open and not too busy over the holiday period. But we would return. The eclectic collection of art and clatter in the rabbit-warren rooms of this cafe restaurant are homely and quirky. The Thai-inspired soup we had was excellent. We were even tempted to ask for the... More 

Thank Mitchell T
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We were tempted by a sign that promised fresh scones, so we stopped by for lunch, coffee and a scone. The food was great, the coffee and scones warm and delicious. The tea tree gallery is certainly unique - it's in a regular house and you're invited to get lost in the different rooms and browse the art or do... More 

Thank Alianne09
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff fantastic home made meals, try the Cornish pastie, relaxing atmosphere, good coffee all at a reasonable price, must come again.

Thank Dave K
Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped for coffee while browsing the shops in the main street, lovely little place, lots of unusual things to look at, great coffee, didn't try the scones but they looked amazing, next time will try them.

Thank Dellray
Geelong, Australia
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were lured in by the Devonshire tea sign. When you enter it's a bit confusing, there is no clear direction to the counter. You wander in and look in each room at people seated at tables. As we did this a young man saw us and called us to the counter which is towards the back. The scones are... More 

Thank sojourn57
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a delicious little getaway while I was in Portland for a week or two doing some work. The staff were so friendly and everything I ordered was just divine! Can't wait to pop in next time I'm down that way!

Thank Rachel T
Portland, Australia
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good location, main street of town, good parking at rear in aldi carpark, laneway through, bit overpriced for coffee and cakes and wraps, had lunch there last year, from ordering to delivery, 34 minutes, just for a wrap and coffee. There were only about 12 people in at the time, I checked and counted, service was not the best on... More 

Thank williampat76
Heywood, Australia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Catch up breakfast with friends at this lovely little cafe/gallery. Food was delicious and service friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank AnnieH54
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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82 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Our group of 38 guests were really impressed with this venue. Seating was arranged in a variety of rooms displaying interesting arts and crafts setting a relaxed and inspiring atmosphere. We had pre ordered scones which were cooked on the spot - yummy!! The coffees and teas were also served promptly. Congratulations

Thank Shirley M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Percy Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5523 7376
This is a cafe combined with an art gallery, shopfront for local artists and swcond hand book shop. The food is simple but well prepared with a huge range of teas. The art is reasonably priced and good quality second handbooks very cheap. Lovely setting as it is a converted old house so each room is a themed sitting area for the cafe.

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