High Tea at Brisbane's Darling & Co

Ladies about town know first hand that high tea isn’t just about English Breakfast and a couple of jammed up fruit scones. Rediscover the decadence of high tea and join us for a selection of bites paired with your choice of tea, Veuve champagne, or a cheeky afternoon cocktail. There’s nothing daintier than Brisbane’s best high tea with the girls at Darling & Co.

Enjoy high tea in Brisbane and book a table at Darling & Co. Feel the height of femme surrounded in draped fringing, boutique tables and a high tea menu to boot. Indulge in a selection of local favourite tea, West End Tea Co, while you enjoy an assortment of bites with your closest darlings, or go all out and order the Tanqueray G&T high tea set. Unique to Darling & Co, enjoy four gin-based cocktails and a selection of high tea bites.

Indulge in a decadent high tea from the comfort of our stylish restaurant, with tables that can accomodate groups of up to 80 people. Alternatively, host a private high tea party in one of our private function spaces.

Enjoy our standard high tea for $40pp, or add a glass of Chandon Rosé for $55pp. Step it up a level with the bartenders choice of cocktail or glass of Veuve Champagne for $65pp, or go all out with our Tanqueray G&T High Tea for $90pp.

Please note, all high tea bookings require a minimum of 10 people.

Our Spaces

The Garden

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A slick, formal space adorned with plush black and white carpet and a botanical inspired ceiling, The Garden is sophisticated and decadent. This adaptable room is the perfect setting for large sit-down and cocktail events, including weddings, engagements & corporate functions.

This function room features Gatsby inspired plush geometric carpeting, hanging pendant lights and lush fairy lit greenery overhanging the stylish bar. Designed for flexibility and filled with finesse, The Garden is Brisbane’s most glamorous and versatile function room. Available for corporate events, private events, birthdays, weddings and engagements.

The perfect function room for meetings, conferences, team building, client liaison, breakfast seminars, awards nights, gala dinners, products launches and private celebrations. Suitable for sit down, stand up, banquet, cabaret, cocktail, theatre and U shape seating. Our function venue is within walking distance of Brisbane’s popular Caxton Street and Barracks precincts.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Swayze’s Backstage

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Overflowing with old-world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s is a sophisticated function room for both sit-down and cocktail events. This function room is available to hire for weddings, corporate functions and private events. The perfect function room for weddings, galas, awards nights, product launches and private celebrations such as birthday parties. This function room is the ultimate cocktail party venue with the capacity to accommodate up to 120 people

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

Unforgiven

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Full of dark corners and candlelit seating, this intimate function room is the ultimate location for a cosy elopement or private event with your closest family and friends. This function room is perfect for an intimate celebration with friends and is strictly for seekers of pleasure and lovers of old-world sophistication. Indulge in decadent cocktails and boutique spirits from across the globe.

Host your exclusive function at The Unforgiven on a Friday and enjoy reduced minimum spend. Enquire now for details

  • Cocktail: 50

The Foyer

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Entertain guests in this vibrant function space before moving on to the main affair. Available for weddings and private events. The perfect space for a tipple before a sit down wedding, engagement party or birthday party. Suitable for intimate cocktail occasions. In-house functions team, visual styling and florist available to decorate The Foyer.

  • Cocktail: 60
  • Ceremony: 45

Restaurant & Main Bar

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Featuring high ceilings and warm timber framing, this stylish oasis is available to hire for functions parties and celebrations for up to 300 guests. Enjoy boutique cocktails, local wines and premium beers on tap alongside a selection of dishes from our restaurant.

  • Cocktail: 300

Restaurant & Main Bar

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Another year, another well-deserved break! Retreat from the working world for a moment in the oasis of our main bar. With a selection of bites to pair with premium beers, wines and cocktails, say cheers to another year at Darling & Co! Our main bar can also be combined with the restaurant to host up to 300 guests.

  • Cocktail: 300

Swayze's Backstage

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Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s is a sophisticated wedding venue for both sit-down and cocktail events. Leave tradition behind and strike a modern note with a lively cocktail and canapé reception in the vibrant private space, mingling amongst stylish retro touches like the curved lounge, plush blue seating, and warm wooden panelling. For those planning a sit-down affair, Swayze’s also lends itself to intimate seated events, with round tables of 10 ensuring no one is left in the corner.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

Unforgiven

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This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for an intimate birthday party in Brisbane. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the Unforgiven is designed for small sit down events and stand up celebrations.

  • Cocktail: 50

Swayze's Backstage

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Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s Backstage is a sophisticated birthday function room for both sit-down events and cocktail parties.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

The Garden

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Sophisticated and decadent with a capacity for up to 150 people, the Garden’s entertaining space is the perfect corporate Christmas venue for large scale sit-down or cocktail type events.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Unforgiven

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This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for any boy’s night on the town. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the bar is designed so that anything that happens in the Unforgiven, stays in the Unforgiven.

  • Cocktail: 50

Swayze's Backstage

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Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s Backstage is a sophisticated space for a meal with the lads or a few celebratory cocktails.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

The Garden

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A slick, formal space adorned with plush black and white carpet and a botanical inspired ceiling, The Garden is sophisticated and decadent for any high-end bucks that appreciate great food and beverages.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

The Garden

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Sophisticated and decadent with a capacity for up to 150 people, the Garden’s entertaining space is the perfect corporate Christmas venue for large scale sit-down or cocktail type events.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Swayze's Backstage

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With the ability to cater to both sit-down and stand up functions, Swayze’s Backstage is perfect for any kind of corporate Christmas. With stylish booth seating, Swayze’s is the ideal space for exclusive corporate occasions.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

Unforgiven

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This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for an intimate cocktail event, corporate party, or private corporate dining. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the Unforgiven is designed for small, intimate occasions.

  • Cocktail: 50

Restaurant & Main Bar

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Featuring high ceilings and warm timber framing, this stylish oasis is available to hire for casual office Christmas parties and celebrations for up to 300 guests. Enjoy boutique cocktails, local wines and premium beers on tap alongside a selection of dishes from our restaurant.

  • Cocktail: 300

The Garden

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- This conference room features Gatsby inspired plush geometric carpeting, hanging pendant lights and lush fairy lit greenery overhanging the stylish bar.
- Designed for flexibility and filled with finesse, The Garden is Brisbane’s most glamorous and versatile conference room.
- The perfect conference room for meetings, conferences, team building, client liaison, breakfast seminars, awards nights, gala dinners, products launches and private celebrations.
- Suitable for sit down, stand up, banquet, cabaret, cocktail, theatre and U shape seating.
- Our conference venue is within walking distance of Brisbane’s popular Caxton Street and Barracks precincts.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Swayze's Backstage

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- Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s is a sophisticated room for conferences, seminars and corporate events.
- The perfect conference room for staff training, awards nights, product launches and more.
- This versatile function room can host networking & cocktail events with the capacity to accomodate up to 120 people standing.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

The Garden

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A slick, formal space adorned with plush black and white carpet and a botanical inspired ceiling, The Garden is a sophisticated and decadent space for the hen with style.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Swayze's Backstage

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Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s Backstage is a sophisticated space for a couple of cocktails with the ladies.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

Unforgiven – Hens

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This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for an intimate hen’s night. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the Unforgiven is designed for small, intimate occasions

  • Cocktail: 50

The Garden

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A slick, formal space adorned with plush black and white carpet and a botanical inspired ceiling, The Garden is sophisticated and decadent for any sit down, stand up and cocktail farewell party.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Swayze's Backstage

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Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s Backstage is a sophisticated space for any style of farewell party.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

Unforgiven

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This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for an intimate cocktail farewell. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the Unforgiven is designed for small, intimate occasions.

  • Cocktail: 50

The Foyer

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Right in the heart of all the action, Darling & Co/The Foyer & is a tropical space that provides a link between venue areas. Perfect for lingering over cocktails before moving into The Garden or the restaurant, the spaces accommodate for any type of event in our beautifully appointed function spaces.

  • Cocktail: 60
  • Ceremony: 45

The Garden

Enquire now

A slick, formal space adorned with plush black and white carpet and a botanical inspired ceiling, The Garden is sophisticated and decadent for any sit down, stand up and cocktail farewell party.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Swayze's Backstage

Enquire now

Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s Backstage is a sophisticated space for a couple of cocktails with the ladies.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

Unforgiven

Enquire now

This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for an intimate tipple with the ladies. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the Unforgiven is designed for small, intimate occasions.

  • Cocktail: 50

The Garden

Enquire now

Featuring Gatsby inspired plush geometric carpeting, hanging pendant lights and lush, fairy-lit greenery overhanging the stylish bar, The Garden is a slick, formal wedding reception venue, perfect for traditional sit-down and cocktail receptions. Drink to your future together over champagne and sumptuous canapés with up to 150 guests at a stand up affair, or treat your friends and family to a decadent banquet dinner, with round tables of 10 for up to 100, or 70 with a dance floor for that treasured first dance – and embarrassing moves after a few wines.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

Unforgiven

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Perfect for an intimate celebration with friends, Unforgiven is strictly for seekers of pleasure and lovers of old world sophistication. Break with tradition and take a sinful approach to your nuptials with a low key affair alongside your nearest and dearest, indulging in decadent cocktails and boutique spirits from across the globe. Full of dark corners and candlelit seating, this intimate space is the ultimate location for a cosy elopement or low maintenance celebration with your closest family and friends. Sip on handcrafted cocktails and relax into a leather armchair, Mad Men style, as you toast to the beginning of your new life together without the fanfare of an extravagant reception.

  • Cocktail: 50

The Foyer

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Offering ample space for wedding ceremonies, the Foyer can be transformed into an elegant setting for exchanging your vows, before you and your loved ones make your way into The Garden for dinner and dancing (and there will be dancing). Already have your dream wedding ceremony location locked in? Join us after the big event and greet your guests with champagne and canapés in the airy Foyer before sweeping them into the tropical oasis of The Garden, where an elegant sit down or cocktail wedding reception awaits you.

  • Cocktail: 60
  • Ceremony: 45

Restaurant & Main Bar

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Featuring high ceilings and warm timber framing, our main bar and restaurant areas can be combined to host large receptions and cocktail parties. Celebrate your dream wedding in style with boutique cocktails, local wines and premium beers on tap alongside a specialty dishes from our restaurant.

  • Cocktail: 300

The Foyer

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Perfect for lingering over cocktails before moving into The Garden, the space features a lush central garden to create a summery, tropical atmosphere – the perfect space for an engagement party tipple.

  • Cocktail: 60
  • Ceremony: 45

Unforgiven

Enquire now

This cosy bar features boutique spirits from across the globe, making it the ultimate space for an intimate engagement party in Brisbane. Full of dark corners and candle lit seating, the Unforgiven is designed for small, intimate occasions.

  • Cocktail: 50

Swayze's Backstage

Enquire now

Overflowing with old world charm, inviting lounges and an exclusive bar, Swayze’s Backstage is a sophisticated space for both sit-down and cocktail style engagement parties.

  • Cocktail: 120
  • Banquet: 40 (unhindered by pillar)
  • Banquet: 60 (line of sight affected by pillar)
  • Cabaret: 24

The Garden

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A slick, formal space adorned with plush black and white carpet and a botanical inspired ceiling, The Garden is sophisticated and decadent engagement party venue.

  • Banquet: 100 (without dancefloor)
  • Banquet: 70 (with dancefloor)

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