King Tea is a modern and informal bar and restaurant housed in a 100 year old building in Paddington, where it originally provisioned tram-workers with tea, tobacco and sandwiches. Nowadays we don't serve tea or tobacco, and instead focus on pub-style dinners and tasty things to share. We like loud music and lively chatter at dinner, while lunch is a little more subdued, which is popular with the business and luncheon crowd.

We're not a fine dining establishment, but we do care about using good quality ingredients.

We look after groups of all sizes and for all occasions, so just let us know what you're looking for.

"What is the name 'King Tea' all about?"

Well, way back when tea was the beverage of choice in Queensland, 'King Tea', was a big player, and being owned by the East India Trading Company, it was common to see the name boldly painted on building-fronts throughout the city of Brisbane, including ours.

We liked the nod to the building's history, so we decided to re-use it.