Dumplings, Tea, Chinoiserie

Contemporary Chinese delicacies amidst antique Chinese porcelain.

Enjoy delicious dumplings and heavenly tea from the great Oriental Tea House in the exquisite settings of The Johnston Collection. Delight your tastebuds while discussing the history of tea and dim sum, and the ancient Chinese art of porcelain in one of Melbourne's most treasured exhibition-houses.


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Further Information

Disabled Accessibility

Limited wheelchair accessibility. Level 1 of Fairhall exhibition-house, where the main event will take place, is accessible by wheelchair. Level 2 is not accessible by wheelchair.

Accommodation Recommendations

Conveniently located is the Pullman Melbourne on The Park located at 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne. For bookings, please call +61 3 9419 2000.

Venue Directions

We pride ourselves on the welcome we offer to all our visitors but please be aware that special conditions apply when visiting us. All visitors must arrive via The Johnston Collection courtesy bus.


All visitors must arrive via the courtesy bus with pick-up ten minutes before the start of the event at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park, 192 Wellington Parade in East Melbourne. Visitors can opt to return to the Pullman on completion of their visit.

Allocated Seating


Event Enquiries

For all event enquiries, please call: (03) 9416 2515

DateTue 24 Mar
Time10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Price $98
VenueThe Johnston Collection, East Melbourne
  • Gift card redeemable
  • Vegetarian friendly event
  • Vegan friendly event
  • Gluten free friendly event
  • Wheelchair Accessible
(03) 9416 2515