A Quintessential Indulgence

The InterContinental High Tea Experience

A Man And A Woman Sitting At A TableStep into the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea, a delightful ritual credited to Anna Russell, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who sought to curb her hunger between lunch and dinner in 1840. Embrace our reimagined High Tea at InterContinental Wellington, a creatively elegant experience set in the cosmopolitan charm of The Lobby Lounge. Renowned as one of Wellington's finest, it's a unique indulgence to savour amidst our hotel's grace, surrounded by friends and loved ones.


$57 per person includes one premium T2 Tea selection or barista coffee
$64 per person includes a glass of bubbles
$72 per person includes a glass of Champagne

$35 for children under 12 years.

Tea Selection, Barista-made Coffee and Hot Chocolate* (one tea or coffee included; more can be ordered upon request)


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for groups of any size

Mondays - Thursdays, groups of 8 or more

High Tea Menu  Children's High Tea Menu  Book a Table

Gift Vouchers

Looking for the perfect gift? Give a memorable experience to a loved one - for that special occasion, birthday, anniversary or any excuse to show your care and appreciation. 

Learn more about our range of High Tea Gift Vouchers at InterContinental Wellington.

Gift Vouchers

Book a Table


High Tea options include only one option of tea, barista-made coffee or hot chocolate. Additional items can be ordered upon request, priced and charged per unit.

Bookings for High Tea are required with a minimum 24 hour notice period.  We do not accept walk-ins. A credit card pre-authorisation is required for High Tea bookings and will be subject to the venue's cancellation policy. The pre-authorisation is not a pre-payment, so your final bill must be paid separately at the venue.

For urgent bookings and groups of 10 or more please call us directly. Bookings will be seated in The Lobby Lounge or InterContinental Wellington Restaurant dependent on group size. Any changes to group size must be advised 24 hours in advance. Any changes made within 24 hours of the booking, will require payment of the initial guest numbers. Please advise upon booking if you wish to bring additional decorations for a special occasion; certain restrictions may apply.

Please be informed that limited menus may be offered over festival and holiday  periods including, but not limited to, Wellington on a Plate, World of WearableArt, Christmas and New Year. Please email us for up to date information;  lobbylounge.wellington@ihg.com.

Please note split payments will not be accepted for High Tea Groups of 10 or more. 

Please note - we are unable to cater for certain dietary requirements.