Springfield Tea Room


Somewhere along the Tasman Highway in the countryside on the Launceston side of Springfield, is the Springfield Tea Room. As I drive up the driveway, I don’t realise it at first, initially thinking that the ladies in the tea room are in costume, but this is the real deal, a true blue working Amish farm. My partner is instantly uncomfortable and I have to coax him out of the car. The tea room is too warm today as there’s no ventilation and a skylight adds to the warmth, which I suspect are the perfect conditions for chilly Tasmanian days. Luckily there are a few tables of people, creating a more welcoming atmosphere, as I feel awkward with the subdued Amish waitress sitting in the corner with her calculator. The room is set up for sewing classes with reams of fabric and sewing bits ‘n’ bobs lining the walls. There is also homemade stone ground bread, cakes, and jams and jellies for sale. This DT is probably the bargain of the century; a measly $5 buys two scones, a grand choice of homemade jams, thickly whipped cream and a range of loose-leaf teas that tops most cafes I’ve been to. The scones are served at room temperature and although not light and fluffy, tastes fresh enough. It’s a hard choice; the jams and jellies are all too good. I decide to try something different and go for the crab apple jelly, which is light and subtle. Open Monday to Saturday.

Scones: teapot3teapot3teapot3

Jam: teapot3teapot3teapot3teapot3teapothalf

Cream: teapot3teapot3teapot3teapot3

Tea: An extensive range of interesting loose-leaf teas served in a teapot.

Price: $

Overall: An interesting experience.

Location: 1139 Ten Mile Track, Springfield TAS 7304 

Reviewed in December, 2016

16 thoughts on “Springfield Tea Room

  1. We went there today, what a lovely lady in the tea rooms. It took some finding but the address is 1139 Ten Mile Track, Springfield Tasmania.

  2. When I visit my daughter at Bridport we generally end up here. It is a real homely place and their is a wonder of things like soaps, teas, oils, material, home baked goods to look through while you are waiting for your cuppa and scones or their vegetarian pies and pasties are to die for, It dosent disappoint for it is the best. Love it. As you walk in you kcan see the goats in their stalls with their kids.

    • Hi Allen,

      Thanks for your email, but this is a review of the cafe’s scones, not a website for the business.

      I’m not sure where you would get any contact information for Springfield Tea Rooms, as I have listed all the information I could find.

      Sorry I can’t be of further assistance.



      • Hi Allen,

        As I mentioned in the above email. I am not Springfield Tea Rooms, and do not have any further information than any of us can find. They probably just don’t have a phone number.



      • Hi Allen, Everytime I visit my daughter we end up going there. It is the best. Their goats have just had young and the children are able to see them and pat the adults. They do have a brochure printed and I shall see if I can find out the phone no for you

  3. We enjoyed a trip to here to Springfield to the Tea Rooms last weekend. Our bus load of people all enjoyed the scones, jam and cream! A great little place!!

  4. Had a beautiful family style roast meal last Friday night. Loved going past the goats and checking out the beautiful home vege garden on the way in. Leanne was an awesome host.
    The dinner roles…WOW!!!! Not to forget the homemade pie, homemade ice cream and homemade cream at the end. Certainly worth a visit for some home style cooking.

  5. Six of us visited Tea Rooms,superb food lovely hospitality, smiling ladies.Also a lovely setting.Freshly prepared home grown food.
    We shall return

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