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North East Road, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia 5091, Australia
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“scones” (28 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
North East Road, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia 5091, Australia
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

Appeared to be more rushed for our order than good service. Was surprised to see more than one wait staff reaching in front of one person to place food in front of another. Fancy expensive limited menu with small servings that go along with this...More

Date of visit: December 2013
1  Thank TraleeTraveller001
Kane P, Owner at Topiary, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2014

Hi Andrew, We appreciate you taking the time to post your thoughts and comments. Since your review we have been working hard on organisation and quality of service and we think that it has improved quite a bit over the past 6 months. The menu...More

Reviewed 10 December 2013

Let me begin by stating that I write unbiased reviews based solely on my own experiences and those reviews I do write are well thought out and honest in all aspects. I will never write an unfair review especially a negative one. We made a...More

Date of visit: December 2013
13  Thank MissLea888
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Attended this cafe for a family afternoon tea and was really looking forward to it after hearing positive reviews. Unfortunately though the whole experience was soured by the very poor customer service we received. After being seated it took some time to be served, then...More

Date of visit: June 2013
2  Thank Jonno84
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We hiked next door at the Anstey Hill park and we were looking for lunch after and came upon this delightful cafe in the perfect setting of nursery. Sat outside with porch heaters and enjoyed the pâté plate and warm bowl of soup. Service was...More

Date of visit: June 2013
1  Thank GlobeBiker141
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We had a lovely family lunch there on one of the weekends in April. Lovely garden setting. The food was truly gourmet style. Well presented and very tasty. Nice twist to their gnocchi recipe made with pumpkin, soft and "melt in your mouth"... Fish was...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank CulturalAventura
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Newman's Topiary has been an icon of good service, tasty food, good coffee in a fabulous setting. Many visits have been enjoyed over the years and so I was confident when I booked in for lunch with friends. BUT I was most embarrassed as the...More

Date of visit: May 2013
2  Thank Justus1_123
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Beautiful place but I arrived in a group of about 10 for coffee, it was quite expensive for a coffee stop. I had an iced coffee that was very nice but meant no cake as it was just too costly. At first they seemed quite...More

Date of visit: May 2013
2  Thank volcano52
Reviewed 11 May 2013

I ahve been to quite a few high teas both here and in London and this rates with the best of them. Local wines and locally sourced ingredients is a huge plus. Every item on the plates were tip top, especially the mini quiche and...More

Date of visit: May 2013
1  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Newmans is undoubtably a gorgeous setting and plant nursery, however....friends and I have been there twice for coffee/scones and the coffee was just terrible, as well as tepid. Very slow service also. In fairness, we have not had high tea or a meal there, but...More

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 24 March 2013

It is a delightful place for a light lunch or afternoon tea and a stroll around the nursery afterwards finishes off the meal. A couple of years ago we had High Tea with our Granddaughter & she thoroughly enjoyed it. My one complaint is that...More

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank gobks
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Questions & Answers
Lois D
5 February 2015|
Response from Greg_Jenny | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lois, you an have a tea or coffee only. I also searched online and found the breakfast menu at thetopiarycafe Whether you book or not is the usual consideration - whether you want a reserved seat or a take-your chance... More
Lois D
5 February 2015|
Response from Kane P | Property representative |
Hi Lois, You can find our breakfast menu on out website, unfortunately it looks like I'm not able to attach a link to this response. Yes we do offer tea and coffee all throughout the day. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North East Road, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia 5091, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Tea Tree Gully
  • Phone Number: 6182630818
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