Dorothy’s high tea menu

Private functions of 12–60 people, starting at $25 per person

Dorothy’s standard menu includes egg or chicken, brie and cranberry sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and a choice of delectable homemade cakes: chocolate, Victoria sponge, clementine, hummingbird, or banana cake.

We love to embrace the seasons and take advantage of seasonal produce, and our seasonal variations are listed below.

Dietary alternatives

Dorothy’s can also cater to various diets with a range of gluten free and vegan options available. Talk to Jan to tailor a menu to your requirements.


Autumn and winter

To complement the colder months from March to August, Dorothy’s offers autumnal variations to the standard menu.

Lovely ham and mustard; cheese and pickle; chicken cranberry and brie (chunky dainties!)

Pumpkin scones with mascarpone and jam; date scones with caramel butter

Carrot; pear and ginger; date and apple; fruit cake; gingerbread

Optional extras (prices on request):
Quiche; sausage rolls; fruit cordials; sparkling wine


Spring and summer menu

Over spring and summer, Dorothy’s menu includes the following seasonal variations and optional extras to the standard menu.

Asparagus rolls; smoked salmon; cucumber

Optional extras (prices on request)
Strawberries and cream; Eton Mess; fruit cordials; sparkling wine

Dorothy is completely self-contained and equipped to cater any venue or location, so whether your function is indoors or out, we’re ready to cater, rain or shine. Wonderful for wedding receptions and garden parties!

Get in touch to book Dorothy’s for your special occasion.


Dorothy’s just desserts

Perfect for markets and large events; $8 portions

Dorothy’s Just Desserts serves up tasty homemade rib-sticking portions of classic British puddings with lashings of cream and custard. Desserts include Bread and Butter Pud, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Jam Roly Poly, Fruit Crumbles or Pies, Spotted Dick, and Treacle Tart.

Wonderful for markets and such a lovely sweet point of difference for large functions!

Contact Jan to book Dorothy’s Just Desserts for your event.

Jam Roly Poly Pudding

Dorothy’s soup kitchen

Perfect for markets and large events; $8 portions

Keep an eye out for Dorothy’s Soup Kitchen serving a tempting array of delicious homemade soups – including Leek and Potato, Pumpkin, and Tomato – served with lovely homemade bread rolls.

Wonderful for catering autumn and winter markets and large events, Dorothy is completely self-contained and equipped to cater any venue or location.

Contact Jan to book Dorothy’s Soup Kitchen for your event.

Pumpkin soup Image courtesy of tiramisustudio