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Overnewton Castle is the perfect destination for all kinds of events, from corporate seminars and weddings to milestone birthdays. Our exquisite High Teas are one of our most popular regular offerings – enjoy an indulgent afternoon with family and friends or select seating options for couples in a refined Scottish setting. Guests will have their palate tantalized by delectable scones served alongside savoury foods, complemented perfectly by tea & coffee. As we’re considered one of Melbourne’s must-see venues, please book ahead!

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Saturday Aug 5th High Tea of Overnewton Castle

August 5, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enjoy a traditional High Tea at a Scottish Baronial Castle in Melbourne.

Welcome to Overnewton Castle a Scottish Baronial style Homestead built-in 1849. Situated in Keilor Village, just 20 min drive from Melbourne CBD. Relax with friends over a selection of delicate pastries, fluffy scones, jam and cream, English tea sandwiches and petite fours with free-flowing Twinning’s Tea and Vittoria Coffee.

Built by William Taylor in 1849 a prominent early settler to the area, the property is now 172 years old and is a heritage-listed Homestead. During the 1850’s Keilor became an important and busy stopover for travellers on their way to the Victorian Goldfields.

  • Adult Tickets: $75.00 per person
  • Child under 12 $45:00 per person
  • Child under 5 $20.00 per person
  • History Tour $25 per person – Must arrive prior to 11 am

Please indicate in your booking if you have dietary requirements, as we offer a vegetarian and Vegan menu


  • 3 finger sandwiches, Succulent Chicken Breast shredded carrot & celery, Cucumber cream cheese & dill, Egg Lettuce, Mayonnaise
  • 3 hot savoury items, King island petite pie, Spinach fetta rolls, Quiches roasted beetroot & goats cheese
  • 3 petite fours , Petite Cheesecakes, Macaroons ,Petite chocolate éclairs
  • 3 Scones, Plain lemonade, Roast Pumpkin & chives w/ Cheese, Raspberry & white chocolate

    Served with 1 glass of bubbly on arrival, a selection of freshly brewed Twinning’s Tea and Vittoria Coffee

    CHILDREN’S HIGH TEA MENU (under12) $45pp

    Sandwiches w/ fairy stars & cheese fingers, Two fresh scones with jam and cream, Two savoury items (1 petite pie & sausage roll)

    Macaroons & Petite chocolate éclairs

    A drink (Pink lemonade, hot chocolate or orange juice)

      CHILDREN’S HIGH TEA MENU (Under 5yrs) $ 20pp

    1 petite sausage roll, sandwiches fairy stars & cheese fingers, 1 fresh scone with jam and cream

Group bookings are welcome. Bring the Girls and enjoy an afternoon of fun

*Please notify us on the reservation if wheelchair access is required so we can advise you on the entry location.

Early arrival is always recommended. Phone: 03 9331 6367

Tickets are sold on a non-refundable basis but can be transferred against other dates . transfer fee is applicable.


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Overnewton Castle
51 Overnewton Road, Keilor, VIC 3036
Keilor, 3036 AU
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Immerse yourself in the rich history of Overnewton Castle by joining us for our special one-off and seasonal events. From enchanting Carols by Candlelight at Christmas to vibrant music performances, you won’t want to miss out on these magical experiences! Keep up with all upcoming opportunities via this page and social media — plan your event today.