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Scones and tea like nanna used to make. Tucked in a heritage-listed building in Sydney’s historical Rocks area is our hidden gem; The Tea Cosy.  We serve delicious scones - baked fresh on premises all day.  Relax with a cup of aromatic tea, and tame your appetite with something heartier.


Some of Our Favourites —


Devonshire Tea

Our world-famous scones!  Freshly baked on premises, served with all-natural double thick cream and one of our gourmet Australian-made jams (listed below). Served with your drink of choice.

$17 (per person)


Galway Salmon

Deliciously light combination. Freshly bakedcheese scones served with smoked salmon, cream cheese and red onion, topped with capers, dill, cracked pepper and a wedge of lemon.



Finger Sandwiches

Delicious, dainty ribbon sandwiches available in four delicious flavours: Ham off the bone, Smoked Salmon, Curried Egg, and Creamy Tuna.

$12  One Flavour
$14  Mix of Flavours


Kids' Devonshire Tea

One plain scone, served with strawberry jamand double thick cream, with a ‘babycino’.

$8 (under 12's only)


The Grand Stand

Scones, sandwiches & drinks for two people. The perfect combination for sharing. A sampling of today’s scone flavours served with your choice of jams and double thick cream, and three different flavours of ribbon sandwiches - all presented on a beautiful three-tiered stand. Served with your drink of choice.

$26 per person  (minimum 2)


Ploughman's Lunch

The Tea Cosy take on the classic farmer’s lunch. Freshly baked cheese scones served with ham off the bone, salami, vintage cheddar and strong stilton cheeses, tomato, celery, cucumber, gherkin, pickled onion, and a boiled egg. Served with Ploughman’s Chutney and butter.

$20  (Vegetarian $18)


Our Jam Flavours

Strawberry, Triple Berry, Pear & Vanilla, Fig & Ginger, Rhubarb

Check the board for today's full selection

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7 Atherden Street
The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000


Mon – Fri, 10 am – 4 pm
Sat – Sun, 9.30 am – 5 pm


+61 0401 730 504 (text only)

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