From traditional high tea in the all-time classic, The Peninsula, to sipping your favorite brew with a beach view in Repulse Bay, Hong Kong is known for its high teas due to its British past. So, treat your little darlings to a bit of tradition and slather on some Devonshire clotted cream onto a toasty scone and enjoy the steaming pots of goodness. Here is our rundown of the Top Afternoon Teas In Hong Kong!
Bring your darlings to this sweet spot for a bit of inspiration. Decorated with plenty of classic English charm, sip tea from pretty porcelain ware while nibbling on a savory item and sweet treats, such as their rose gold scones. Afternoon tea for two is HK$568. At the moment they are only open on weekends, but in April, 2019 they will be open on weekdays too!
Tea Salon by Another Fine Day, 80-82 Peel Street, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, +852 2525 8257, www.facebook.com/TeaSalonByAnotherFineDay
Have your cake and eat it too—C'est La B has all the divine treats of swanky Sevva, but at affordable prices. Your little ladies and gents will love the mini ham and cheese sandwiches or the jiaozi dumplings dipped in a tangy mango sauce. Satisfy your sweet tooth with cakes like Sunshine—a poppy seed lemon cake with an delicate edible flower. Tuck into a tea set for two at HK$420, available everyday from 2:30pm.
C'est La B, Shop 202, Level 2, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2536 0173, www.msbscakery.hk
Said to be Hong Kong's most instagrammable restaurants, this stunning newcomer is located in the Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts. Madame Fu blends East and West to perfection. They offer an elegant afternoon tea set, available to enjoy on their veranda or in their iconic pink room! Their classic tea tower consists of afternoon tea staples with an Asian twist. Indulge in their prawn and smoked salmon open sandwiches, the refreshing lemon tart, green tea mousse, sweet black sesame dumpling and tapioca pudding! Afternoon Tea for two is HK$450.
Madame Fu Grand Cafe Chinois, 3/F, Block Three, Tai Kwun, No. 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.madamefu.com.hk
You can't go wrong with this tried and tested favorite, its sweeping palms, marble floors, grandiose high ceilings, complete with a live, classical music band are legendary. Little has changed about The Lobby, and for good reason, it feels like you transported back into time. Have a bit of quiet time with your little one to soak in the gorgeous surroundings from a bygone era! You can't book so be prepared to wait a while, unless you go weekdays and are a little early. Afternoon Tea for two is HK$718.
The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2920 2888, www.peninsula.com
Saunter down to The Verandah and laze away the afternoon with your gal pals and babes in arms. This class act calls for your finest afternoon dress and maybe, just maybe a hat to take in the sun. The offer a gorgeous Afternoon Tea for HK$588 for two on weekdays and its HK$604 on weekends. And after tea, bring your munchkins to burn off some steam with a walk (or run) along the beach.
Verandah Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2292 2822, www.therepulsebay.com/en/dining/verandah
Following the success of her private kitchen Ta Pantry, Maison Es is chef Esther Sham’s first fully-fledged restaurant destination. Housed in a sun-filled, vintage-inspired venue, the space seeks to transports guests back in time as they dine in the laid-back, garden-themed environment. Among the hand-selected antiques and collectibles sourced from flea markets around the world, guests are invited to indulge in a comforting yet creative menu of casual French fare. Enjoy their gorgeous Afternoon Tea for one at HK$250.
Maison Es, No. 1A Star Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 2521 8011 www.maison-es.com
Don’t miss out on The Mandarin’s fragrant rose petal jam to spread on their freshly baked scones. Choose the more bright and airy Cafe Causette or the traditional Clipper Lounge. Be sure to browse The Mandarin Cake Shop on your way home - you can pick up your favorite jam, cheesecake or cinnamon roll. This is also a favorite destination for baby showers! Afternoon tea at both locations are HK$318 for one during weekedays and on weekends it HK$338 for one.
Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2522 0111, www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong
Enjoy one of the best contemporary afternoon tea experiences in Hong Kong. The Garden at The Murray exudes modern glamour and stylish sophistication. You have the choice of three wonderful options to indulge in the elegant lounge, The Murray Afternoon Tea (HK$640 for two) with all the classics elevated to the next level. Or, opt for the Flavours Of Asia Tea (HK$640 for two) for a unique Eastern take on afternoon tea. Not feeling too peckish, then simply have the Cream Tea (HK$190 per person) and try out their rather special scones like sultana and fennel seeds, cardamom and apricot or the cranberry, rosemary and black pepper.
You and your mini me will have a ball watching the boats glide by Victoria Harbour, enjoying a lovely traditional Afternoon Tea. At the moment they have ballet themed Afternoon Tea Set (available from March 1 through April 30) with the French luxury brand Repetto. Inspired by French elegance and the grace of ballet, our chefs have created exquisite tea-time delicacies which take center-stageage in their Lobby Lounge, with panoramic views of the Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Harbour as a dramatic backdrop.
Intercontinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2721 1211, hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com
Take a stroll around Hong Kong Park before having an educational experience in Chinese tea that the whole family can enjoy. Lock Cha Tea House has an encyclopedia of teas available. For a site to be seen, choose one of the blossoming flower teas, which blossoms in your clear glass pot. Order some vegetarian dim sum or delicate desserts for an interesting tea pairing.
Lock Cha Tea House, The K.S. Lo Gallery, Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2801 7177, www.lockcha.com
Spoil your little prince and princesses silly with a choice at Palm Court as it is famed as the birthplace of the traditional afternoon tea. Their gorgeous sets are always changing - be sure to check out The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood – serving Wedgwood specialty teas in tailor-made Langham Rose Wedgwood teaware with a special menu with highlights including mango mille-feuille, earl grey-infused Yorkshire tea loaf, delicious!
The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2375 1133, www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/hong-kong/dining/afternoon-tea-with-wedgwood
A panorama of Victoria Harbour will wow you and your kiddies, so be sure to request prime spots by the window. The afternoon tea has all the classic favorites with a few fusion twists such as crabmeat and tobiko roll or for the ones wh have a sweet tooth check out their scrumptious yuzu-green tea roll. Walk it off after, at nearby HK Park, Afternoon tea starts HK$480 for two.
Cafe Gray, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2918 1838, www.cafegrayhk.com
Afternoon Tea at The Lounge includes a seasonal array of delicate savouries and sweets, to enjoy in traditional style with a selection of fine teas. Why not add a glass of bubbles as you enjoy some delicacies from, baked scones, tiramisu and so much more for a decadent afternoon. And if you're enjoying this afternoon teas with the girls, make sure to check out their excellent afternoon tea cocktail menu! Afternoon Tea for two starts at HK$540.
The Four Seasons, Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong www.fourseasons.com
Sha Tin afternoon tea set features delicate finger sandwiches, home-made scones, home-baked pastries and mouth-watering sweet treats, along with premium tea and Italian coffee. Their famous Sha Tin Honey Cake made using natural local honey from Sha Tin is a must-try item for this relaxing tea experience. Make sure you sit outside and take in the beautiful mountain landscape as you sip on delicate tea and mini sandwiches.
The Hyatt, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, hongkongshatin.regency.hyatt.com
Head over to Tai O Heritage Hotel for a local afternoon tea! This stunning hotel filled local heritage is located on Lantau Island and is divine for a little staycation with. Dine on Tai O Fried Rice (with shrimp paste), home-made Pork Chop Bun marinated with Shrimp Paste and the popular signature cheesecake seasoned with Mountain Begonia. Try some of their signature drinks and take in the breathtaking view as you relax the afternoon away.
Tai O Heritage Hotel, Shek Tsai Po Street, Tai O, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, +852 2985 8383, www.taioheritagehotel.com
Café 103 introduces the Givenchy I Believe in Pink Afternoon Tea at Café 103. Available from February until the end of March, 2019. Executive Pastry Chef Richard Long reimagines the kaleidoscope of pink hues into delectable sweets. This delectable afternoon tea will have all foodies and anyone who adores the color pink in a flutter. Burn off some calories with the kids with ice skating at nearby Elements. Afternoon tea starts at HK$398 per set
Cafe 103 At The Ritz Carlton, 103/F, The Ritz-Carlton, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, www.ritzcarlton.com
This afternoon tea will definitely make the kiddos jump for joy. This March and April 2019, GREEN presents the coolest and chicest afternoon tea in town in collaboration with Häagen-Dazs™ premium ice cream. Indulge in a double scoop of the sweet life with a scrumptious menu of savories and desserts along with their homemade scones and selection of gourmet tea or coffee. Afternoon tea starts at HK546 for two. Be sure to head to the Science Museum when you’ve finished.
Hotel Icon, 28/F, Hotel ICON, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong,www.hotel-icon.com/offers/sweet-spring-sensations-afternoon-tea
Indulge yourselves in SEVVA’s newly curated afternoon tea set by their founder, launching on March 18, 2019. Often described as one of the best in town, it’s certainly not the cheapest either, but it is worth it for an afternoon treat with someone special. Enjoy the gorgeous harbor view location and its stunning high ceiling laced with florals. and feast on their afternoon staples such as toasted crumpets with smoked salmon and chive cream cheese and foie gras mousse and onion marmalade on savory waffles.
Sevva, 25/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central +852 2537 1388, www.sevva.hk
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