Time: Saturdays 12pm
Duration: 3 hours
Meeting Point: East End Terrace
High Tea was once a meal for the working man, taken standing up or sitting on tall stalls, which is where the 'high' comes from. Today, it is more commonly known as a meal of tea, sandwiches, scones and cake.
The charm of high tea is becoming increasingly popular across Adelaide, with many hotels, tea rooms and historic buildings offering an array of treats.
Foodi have gathered together the best high tea elements in the CBD to bring you a high tea experience with a difference.
On this walking tour, you'll visit a variety of venues, each with their own history to tell and samples to share, including a mix of sweet and savoury options. Sparkling wine will be made available for purchase at most venues.
Your friendly host will discuss how tea was established and came to Australia, as well as the history of high tea, afternoon tea and cream tea.
During the tour, you'll also discover the old East End Markets whilst walking through Adelaide's beautiful streets, and finish off along North Terrace.
There will be some walking involved on the day, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather calls for it.
Please note this tour needs a minimum of 4 people. To book a private tour for 8 or more people click here.
Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Terms and Conditions: Please be advised that although we make every effort to ensure that we accurately represent Foodi's service and products, venues are subject to availability, and we reserve the right to make changes to all samples on tours.
Foodi require a minimum of 4 people for the tour to successfully proceed.
Fabulous Kerry was very friendly and informative will be recommending to friends. Thank you. 5/5 by Lyn Retallick 30-7-2017
Very informative, fun, great way to spend an afternoon with friends. Our guide was friendly, and made sure everyone had everything they needed, and was well organised. Highly recommend. 5/5 by Heather Inglis 9-7-2017
Really enjoyable experience, lots of food and tea, good combination of savoury and sweet 5/5 by Lydia Kairl 3-7-2017
Fun, great to find out about little gems in Adelaide. Good length of walking. Loved East End Cellars and food provided. All food good. 4/5 by Dianne Glouftsis 19-6-2017
Kerry was a great guide. Unfortunately two of the food places were not ready for us when we arrived leaving us to feel unwanted. When doing previous tours I know the places that welcome us and even take time to tell me something about their company/food will get my business again....so those that don't don't make an impression and therefore I won't go back.
In general the food was excellent.Well organized and food was suitable for a high tea all within close locations - aside from the two hiccups there isn't much to improve. 4/5 by Pamela van der Ploeg 21-5-2017
A great way to spend an afternoon taking in some interesting history, observing little things around Adelaide, and having some lovely food. Having the venues as a surprise added to the excitement and enjoyment. Our guide Kerry was very engaging. 5/5 by Ainslie Derrick Roberts 20-5-2017
Great day out with friends enjoying the sights of Adelaide and finding a few little cafe/drinking gems along the way. Kerry was a fantastic, cheerful guide which made the experience even better! 5/5 by Kellie Bailey 1-5-2017
Very enjoyable ,host Danielle very informative about our tour,lovely places I didn't know and will go back there again and met some lovely people also on the tour, 4/5 by Sue Alcock 29-4-2017
Really enjoyed the tour. Our guide Danielle was great. Informative and inclusive of the sellout group, fun and friendly. Thank you Danielle. Our nieces purchased the Chocolate Tour as a gift but after viewing your website, changing the voucher to the High Tea Walking Tour over the phone was fuss free. We thought the tour was value for money Well done Foodie! 4/5 by Gail Brimson 24-4-2017
Very informative tour with plenty of time at each venue. Our hostess was fabulous and obviously genuinely loved showing us some great little places with interesting history. I loved the way it didn't feel rushed. We'll definitely book another tour. 5/5 by Glenda Parsons 23-4-2017
A enjoyable walking tour 4/5 by Gabriele Sommer 10-4-2017
Kerry was very friendly and knowledgeable and made a real effort to ensure everyone in our group enjoyed themselves. Her little trivia bits were very informative and helped us see things that we'd never noticed before! Definitely recommended. We're currently trying to work out which tours we do next :) 5/5 by Corinne 9-4-2017
We had a great afternoon with a wonderful group of people. The food and tour guide Kerry were excellent. Would highly recommend it to anyone.
5/5 by Tracy Dickenson 9-4-2017
Enjoyable variety of food, beverages and locations. All nice and close together. Fantastic, bubbly host. 5/5 by Alana Sommer 27-3-2017
Host Kerry made sure I didn't feel left out since I was on my own. Wonderful person. Plenty to eat. 5/5 by Manjula Devi 25-3-2017
I really enjoyed the day . Loved the wine centre . 5/5 by Anne Streeter 12-3-2017
I enjoyed going to places that I hadn't been before
Our host was very good & knowledgable 4/5 by Julie Bell 27-2-2017
We enjoyed it very much. We visited some interesting places, and had plenty of food and tea!!
Kerry, our guide was super!! 5/5 by Samantha Pretlove 26-2-2017
My husband and I enjoyed each venue and the food provided. Our guide, Kerry, was an excellent hostess, very friendly, caring and inclusive of all guests on the tour. We would feel very confident in recommending the experience to our family and friends and to those who are happy about trying something innovative and rewarding. 5/5 by Maureen & Geoff Carpenter 25-2-2017
Very good and loto of food 4/5 by Amy Earl 12-2-2017
Went to places I hadnt been to before which I will visit again
Very enjoyable afternoon. 4/5 by Catherine Williams 11-2-2017
Loved it! Thank you. 4/5 by Brenda van Niekerk 2-2-2017
Thought it was fantastic. Great selection of places to visit, lots of yummy food (more than I expected) and Kerry was wonderful. A lovely afternoon. 5/5 by Kerin Swalling 29-1-2017
It was great very well run heaps of food Kerry was excellent 5/5 by Tracy Lennon 28-1-2017
Very enjoyable, the choice of venues was interesting 5/5 by Karen Scaife 15-1-2017
I enjoyed our afternoon in the city. Kerry was so friendly and did a great job as host, sharing her knowledge and experiences of the venues and surrounds, adding little snippets of information to make it even more interested. The wine centre was a pleasant surprise first stop and I appreciated the balance between our walks and the rests including tastings. I did feel that the name of "High Tea" was a little incongruous as it really was more of an "afternoon tea". However the venues were welcoming and the company pleasant so it made for a very enjoyable day. Thanks Foodi Tour and Kerry 4/5 by Wendy Theile 10-1-2017
Would have preferred all the savory foods first and then the sweet foods. I really enjoyed it though. 4/5 by Julia Dalton 23-12-2016
Excellent day, lots of fun and will recommend it to everyone!! 5/5 by Kelly Roberts 19-12-2016
It's was really fun, and the fact you got to walk between each was a blessing....loved the first stop at wine centre, food was amazing! Kerry was a great guide 5/5 by Helen Erceg 3-12-2016
Loved the event, our tour guide, had not done the tour before but was very informative and friendly 5/5 by Monica Harris 22-11-2016
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