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Here are the Best Scones in Sydney for a Beautiful Bite

From white chocolate to traditional, these are the places to find the best scones in Sydney.

Flour and Stone

Divine morsels of light and fluffy goodness layered up with lashings of cream and jam – seriously, is there anything better than a freshly brewed cup of tea with a side of handmade scones?

Whether you are snuggled up in front of a cosy fireplace on a chilly winter's afternoon or gathering for a decadent high tea, there is something so soothing about the ritual of scones. Looking to find who is doing it best? Read on for the best scones in Sydney. 

Sydney Scones

Sydney Scones

With a name like Sydney Scones, you’re guaranteed this crew know what they’re doing when it comes to these baked treats. The best part? They bring the fluffy goodness to you.

Next time you need scones or a Devonshire tea at home, or delicious catering for an event, call up the pastry chefs and place your order. All you have to do is provide the setting for a memorable afternoon tea!

Delivery available across Greater Sydney

Flour and Stone

Flour and Stone

Packing an impressive amount of flair and flavour for such a petite cafe, Flour and Stone are renowned for their mouth-watering interpretations of the humble scone, including their blueberry scone and buttermilk and date scone.

Sitting behind Cook + Phillip Park, they have made it way too easy to pop in and stock up!

53 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo

Burnt Orange

Burnt Orange

Ocean views, handmade scones and a luxurious high tea service – this Mosman café ticks all the right boxes when it comes to sophisticated dining.

While the waterfront views from the wrap-around balcony are impressive, Burnt Orange’s famous handmade scones with jam and cream take the cake.

1109 Middle Head Road, Mosman

The Boathouse

The Boathouse

With four locations in Sydney, it’s always time for tea and scones at The Boathouse. Go big or go home is the motto for how they serve scones here.

They offer two ginormous and fluffy scones per serving with a side of fresh strawberries, jam and whipped cream. 

Palm Beach, Balmoral, Shelly Beach, Rose Bay

The Tea Cosy

The Tea Cosy

After a traditional English-style tea and scones this weekend? The Tea Cosy’s fluffy handmade treats are some of the best scones in Sydney, coming from an old family recipe and served with a side of handmade gourmet jam and double cream.

And as if that’s not delightful enough, your pot of tea comes with a colourful tea cosy, all served in one of the cosiest spaces in the city. 

33 George Street, The Rocks

The Tea Room QVB

The Tea Room QVB

Tea and scones don’t get more lavish than at The Tea Room QVB. Gorgeous interiors aside, decadent scones and 35 varieties of tea are how they do it on level three of the QVB.

High tea is their specialty so make sure you book ahead to secure a table and enjoy an afternoon of Devonshire tea and homemade scones.  

455 George Street, Sydney

The Grounds

After some of the best scones in Sydney paired with an iconic venue? Check out The Grounds rotating roster of high and afternoon tea events, including tea in the gorgeous Glasshouse.

Always a truly decadent experience for the sweet tooth lovers, guests can dig into their mouthwatering scones alongside other treats like macarons, shortcakes and of course, endless pots of tea. YUM! 

Events updated regularly on The Grounds website.

7A/2 Huntley Street, Alexandria

Estate Vaucluse House

Estate Valcluse House

Situated inside the beautiful Vaucluse House estate, the buttermilk scones here are the stuff of dreams - arguably just as dreamy as the setting itself.

Served up with clotted cream and fruit preserves, relish the peaceful garden views while savouring their delightful high tea spread

 69A Wentworth Road, Vaucluse

Sweet Chick

Sweet Chick

For some of the best scones in Sydney, make a stop at the Sweet Chick Bakery in Surry Hills. These guys are the masters of a luscious, buttery scone.

While you're there, enjoy a dose of nostalgia with homemade honey jumbles, jam drops, melting moments and chocolate chip cookies. Be warned, you’ll likely end up walking out with armloads of goodies.

75 Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills

Now you've finished feasting your way through the best scones in Sydney, why not keep treating your sweet tooth and check out the best cake shops in Sydney? Or our wrap-up of the best desserts in Sydney, which is equally as tasty.

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