An Afternoon of High Coffee in Cortile

Sydney’s original High Coffee experience.

Be taken on a journey to exotic places from Brazil to Uganda with a simple sniff, swirl and sip. An afternoon of High Coffee will involve our resident barista matching coffee with a selection of sweet and savoury dishes, and will turn a simple cup of coffee into an experiential dining experience. Enjoy a lazy afternoon in the beautiful surrounds of the historic sandstone arcades of the renovated Treasury Building of 1851 while sipping on a doppio espresso, cafè freddo or grappa while indulging in a selection of treats with a coffee twist.

If coffee isn’t your thing, guests can still experience a traditional Afternoon Tea with our resident tea master.


Afternoon Sandwiches

  • Peri Peri chicken, avocado, corn, green asparagus on pretzel roll
  • Mini croissant, smoked salmon, preserved lemon, watercress
  • Crystal Bay prawn, smoked paprika, tapenade, black olive

Warm Afternoon Savouries

  • Traditional curry beef pie
  • Blue swimmer crab cake with saffron aioli
  • Caramelised onion and goats cheese quiche

Warm Afternoon Sweets

  • Crepe, orange zest, Malfroy’s Gold Honey
  • Belgian waffle with condiments
    Cafè freddo
  • Traditional scones and double cream and our homemade strawberry jam

Palate Cleanser

  • Mango and passion fruit sorbet


  • Blueberry lemon meringue tart
  • NY baked strawberry cheesecake
    Flat white
  • Macaron, rose raspberries
  • Mini éclairs, vanilla, fresh berries
  • Raspberry peanut butter Guanja 70% chocolate bar

The Signature

For that little extra intensity try the cafè corretto, a shot of perfect Espresso di Manfredi ‘corrected’ with a shot of grappa

Afternoon High Coffee $60 per person

Including Martini upon arrival, cafè freddo and your choice of coffee or signature cafè corretto.

Available daily from 11.00am to 5.30pm.
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