The Jane Austen Tearoom is located on the corner of 40 Nicholson Street, and Raleigh Street Essendon.

We ask that you PHONE AHEAD TO BOOK A TABLE on 03 9326 2966 due to covid restrictions and current density limits.

This beautiful old house was built in the 1800's and has been transformed into an elegant cafe with polished floorboards, chandeliers, grand mirrors and lovely damask covered chairs.

To add to the charming décor there are window boxes of flowers.

Prints of Miss Austen’s novels Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Mansfield Park, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey have been elegantly framed and displayed on the walls.

From the moment you step into the cafe you can smell the aroma of freshly ground barista coffee.

Leading down the hallway are quaint little private rooms that hosts many high teas, breakfasts, lunches and of course our famous freshly homemade scones.

In the restaurant you will find our private Mr Darcy’s Room and Miss Elizabeth Bennett’s Room.

And Miss Austen doesn’t stop there - throughout the menu Miss Austen’s characters come to life from Mr Colin’s pompous Simple Breakfast to Miss Fanny Dashwood’s seafood catch.

Daily they commence:  Weekdays 12pm – 2pm and Weekends 11:00am - 1:00pm OR 1.00pm – 3.00 pm Bookings are essential.

The Jane Austen Tearoom was created in deepest respect and dedication to an amazing Author that still manages to touch the many hearts, 200 years on. 

Open 7 days a week from 8am. Our menu consists of all day breakfast and a large selection of lunch meals. Favourites voted by customers: Pancake with mixed berries & ice cream or our delicious club sandwiches

Austen Tearoom restaurant front
Austen Tea Room Restaurant
 Austen Tea Room High Tea
Austen Tea Room Entrance Hall