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Olinda Tea House

86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 0556
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“calamari” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Olinda Tea House
1. Authentic Mordern Chinese food
"This place is amazing!! Best food, service and atmosphere."
Udara D
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2. Fusion High tea
"Great coffee, extremely friendly service and we loved every bit of"
Holly G
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3. Extremely friendly service
" We were greeted with extremely friendly service from the wait staff"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most wonderful evening of great food, peaceful ambience and good friendship. We had the Peking duck pancakes, wontons and the San Choi Bao for entree. The winner was the San Choi Bao, a large serving and very very tasty. The stand out...More

Thank Loislovestravelling
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A group of us from Sydney and Melbourne visited Olinda last week and found this magnificent tea house when we were looking for an afternoon tea venue. I wish we'd arrived earlier in the day and been able to eat breakfast and lunch here too....More

Thank JoH883
Gao Q, Owner at Olinda Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear customer, thanks for sharing your experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited early August and although the outside temperature was cool but sunny, inside it was warm and welcoming. We had lunch for 3 shared 3 dishes off the menu plus a good wine from the small but good list. The food was outstanding, each...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my 2 daughters and had High Tea Absolutely delicious. Fantastic service, lovely staff and a great time had by the 3 of us Can’t wait to return Thank you so much

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had afternoon tea here on a cold wintry afternoon. We were seated in front of the peppble fire place with views to gardens / national forest. Good parking out front. The staff we very friendly and could answer all questions re menu. Table water...More

Thank Mitcham20
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Lovely venue and the black bean beef my daughter had was good. I ordered spicy calamari and regretted it as soon as I saw it. The menu did not say it was battered, I mentioned it immediately and was told it usually is served that...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful setting for any occasion, it even has a private dining room for something extra special. Lovely gardens and unusual rocking seating on the outside deck. The service was very attentive and I really enjoyed the food especially the pork belly....More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The venue is excellent, the garden delightful, the waitressing personnel pleasant, and this could be a real Bobby dazzler. But sadly it falls short of that because of the food. What is even more frustrating is that you would not get better ingredients. These were...More

Thank retiredtravelwriter
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I returned after being a frequent customer previously, the atmosphere has changed with new ownership. When we sat down in the space of 10 minutes we were asked 4 times what we wanted to order which I found frustrating and the waiter said we needed...More

1  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 14 May 2018

went to olinda tea house on saturday night 12th may 2018 to celebrate mothers day, that evening. the food was the best ever....having three young grand children with us was not a problem and the staff went out of their way to accomodate us nothing...More

Thank lindaleigh2018
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Elisabeth M
25 April 2018|
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Response from jaymac501 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just picked up. Anzac Day well past I'm afraid
23 January 2018|
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Response from Gao Q | Property representative |
Dear customer, we do have gluten free menu, which is also available on our website!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$36
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86a | Olinda - Monbulk Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 0556
  • E-mail
the Olinda Tea House is a place like no other. With unrivalled ambiance, it is the perfect location to host your next special event. Relax in our modern environmentally sustainable building and enjoy the peace and tranquility nature has to offer. This Olinda Tea House is a truly spectacular place which is sure to impress and inspire you and your guests!
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