High Tea at Glass Brasserie, Hilton Sydney

High Tea at Glass Brasserie, Hilton Sydney, photo credit: Hilton Sydney
High Tea at Glass Brasserie, Hilton Sydney, photo credit: Hilton Sydney

The Glass Brasserie High Tea at the Hilton Sydney offers a modern and luxurious high tea experience.

Nestled within the bustling heart of Sydney’s CBD, directly across from the iconic Queen Victoria Building (QVB), lies the Glass Brasserie at the Hilton Sydney on George Street.

This haven of modern luxury offers a high tea experience that is perfect for those seeking a tranquil escape amidst the city’s vibrant energy. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, indulging in a relaxing afternoon treat, or taking a well-deserved break after a shopping spree, the Glass Brasserie provides a sophisticated retreat.

The restaurant itself is a visual delight. The elegant space is adorned with plush seating and luxurious materials, creating a comfortable and opulent ambiance. The captivating views of Pitt Street and the QVB enhance the dining experience, providing a picturesque backdrop as you enjoy your tea.

Executive Chef Hamish Neale, who brings a wealth of experience from high tea traditions in Asia, has curated a delectable menu featuring a selection of both sweet and savoury treats. The savoury selection includes creative bites such as prosciutto crisps, jambon and cheese donuts, and crab salad brioche buns. Each item is crafted with precision and care, ensuring a delightful burst of flavours with every bite.

Pastry Chef Anthony Jakakody, with his rich experience from the Middle East, adds his touch to the sweet offerings. Guests can indulge in Nutella and matcha brûlée scones, delicate pastries, and a rotating selection of seasonal tarts. The Nutella and matcha brûlée scones, served with Devonshire cream and strawberry marmalade, are a particular highlight. For younger guests, or those with a penchant for indulgence, there is an unlimited decadent soft serve sundae station that promises to delight.

An exquisite selection of bespoke teas, sourced from Sri Lanka and Japan, complements the culinary delights. Tea enthusiasts will appreciate the variety and quality of the offerings, served to perfection. For an added touch of luxury, guests can opt for tableside Champagne service or a visit from the roaming cocktail trolley, featuring unique creations like the “Paradise” cocktail, made fresh each morning from passionfruit-infused Earl Grey tea.

The Glass Brasserie’s high tea is more than just a meal; it’s a decadent experience. With its stunning city views, luxurious ambiance, and delightful menu, it elevates the traditional afternoon tea to new heights. The addition of roaming cocktail trolleys, table side Champagne service, and the sundae station makes it an ideal destination for those looking to indulge and unwind.

The Glass Brasserie’s high tea is a truly decadent experience, offering stunning city views, luxurious ambiance, and a delightful selection of sweet and savoury treats. With the roaming cocktail trolleys, table side Champagne service, and the sundae station, it’s the perfect way to elevate your afternoon tea experience.


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Glass Brasserie High Tea:

Smoked Salmon
Smoked Salmon


  • Smoked Salmon – Cronut Sour cream, rocket and chives.
  • Crab Salad Brioche – Roll Fresh apple, lemon and spring onion.
  • Jamon and Cheese Donut – 5J Jamon, Saint André cheese and maple syrup.
  • Prosciutto Crisp – Gorgonzola, honey and thyme.
  • Cinco Jotas Iberico Jamon – Hand-sliced, table side.


  • Brûlée Scones – Nutella, vanilla and matcha, served with Devonshire cream and strawberry marmalade.
  • Lemon Meringue – Baskets Lemon curd and dacquoise.
  • Opera Slice – Mango, espresso, vanilla and raspberry.
  • Macaron – Passion fruit, pistachio, blueberry and honeycomb.
  • Seasonal Tart – Revised weekly by glass’ pastry chef. Soft Serve Sundae Rotating flavours.

Tea & Coffee:

  • Selection of premium teas and coffee sourced from around the world from Japan to Sri Lanka, served to your preference.

Elevate Your Experience:

  • Say yes to an elevated experience with our roaming beverage add-ons, intended to take your afternoon tea experience to the next level. Pricing varies.
  • Roaming Champagne service
  • Table side cocktail service


High Tea Sydney – find more experiences
in our High Tea Venue Directory

Glass Brasserie, Hilton Sydney:

Level 2, 488 George Street, Sydney, Australia 2000


High Tea starts at $78 person (not including alcohol).


Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 4:30pm.

Prices are correct at the time of publishing, but subject to change. Please contact the venue for further details.

Claire Martin

Claire lives in Sydney and enjoys exploring and experiencing all the city has to offer, including high tea.

Articles by Claire