Nostalgic British Style: The Lobby at Peninsula Hotel
The Lobby lounge café at Peninsula Hotel is one of the most popular teatime spots in Hong Kong, even well known around the world as a tourist attraction. Besides the good quality classic style scone and chocolate, their ambience is beyond the best in the world, the traditional British colonial legacy and live band performance will take you into a journey back to the 60s.
Price: $578 for two
(Photos by gildachan628 and 辣子)
Best Scone in Hong Kong: Clipper Lounge
Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental marks the icon of the colonial period of Hong Kong. The traditional English style tea set is still one of the best nowadays, their classic original-flavored scone made from a secret recipe to being uniquely delicious. The Café Causette at the other side provides the same tea set as well, you may want to visit it if you are looking for a more spacious environment.
Price: $488 for two
(Photos by vpang)
The Icon of Luxury: Sevva
Famous of its fancy environment, cakes and petites, Seeva is always the dream spot for every girl. You will experience a tea party at the sky garden, surrounded by a house of colorful flowers, this definitely may every girl’s dream comes true.
P.S. Another must-try item is their signature Marie Antoinette’s Crave, topped with a 3-feet tall marshmallows and colorful macarons, it’s a pity that only dine-in is available.
Price: $720 for two
(Photos by mochamok and 文妮Emily)
Panoramic View of Victoria Harbor: Lobby Lounge at Hong Kong Inter-Continental Hotel
Full height window panel grants you the stunning view of the Victoria harbor, with a mono-tone sofa and modern design, its environment fits you in a cozy atmosphere. Classic western, contemporary Chinese and champagne tea sets are available and the Chinese tea set features the 3-tier red box that looks traditional and chic at the same time.
Afternoon Tea Set for Two: $548(weekdays); $568(weekend and public holidays)
Contemporary Chinese Tea Set for Two: $548(weekdays); $568(weekend and public holidays)
(Photos by Yan~*)
Grand and Petit Finger Sandwiches: Le Salon De Thé de Joël Robuchon
The magnificent Joel Robuchon’s grand French tea room with the consistent tone in red and black is stylish as it usually does. Its signature tea set placed on the specially designed 3-tier stand, petit in size and fancy in eyes. The sandwich is the first priority of their must-try, it tastes like an artistic masterpiece on tongue, soft and tender bread texture with perfectly matched stuffing. Branches are available in Landmark, IFC and Elements.
Price: $380 for two
(Photos by longisland789 and Janice_sheep)
Favorite of Louis XIV: DALLOYAU Le Café
A prestigious name with a rich royal heritage with a 300-year of legacy, DALLOYAYU just reached Hong Kong in the middle of 2014. The tea salon took a reference from Queen Mary’s crown to boost the elegant ambience. DALLOYAYU’s tea set replicates the structure of a bird cage, the brand’s original 7-layer Opera cake has a strong aroma and moist in palette. Lemon tart and Caroline are other must-try items.
Price: $268 per person
All You Can Eat Ice Cream Bar: Tiffin at Grand Hyatt
View of garden and harbor, with live band performance, Tiffin made you feel cozy as in a French Palace. But yet the all-you-can-eat ice cream section is more attractive than the 3 tier afternoon tea set and grand environment. A wide selection of 7 flavors of homemade ice cream, with the perfect matches of chocolate sauce, caramel crunchies, macaron, marshmallows and the freshly made waffle, all of them are available upon your request.
Price: $596 for two(weekdays); $656 for two (weekend and public holidays)
(Photos by FL and Yan~*)
The Top of the Town: Café 103 at Ritz Carlton
ICC, the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong, Café 103 is a tea salon on its 103rd floor and you can definitely browse through the entire view of the two sides of Victoria harbor. Despite of its “highness”, Café 103 regular offers crossover collaboration with well-known brands to tailor a series of seasonal limited afternoon tea, for example the Autour de Grand Marnie afternoon tea, together with the most popular French liquer brand to present the orange savory tea set.
Autour de Grand Marnie Afternoon Tea Set: $548 for two(weekdays); $568 for two(weekend and public holiday)
(Photos by Elaine項項)
Icon of Fashion and Chic: Landmark Mandarin Hotel Mo Bar
若Mo Bar at Landmark Mandarin Hotel composes their tea set based of fashion, gourmet and high-end elements. Actively collaborate with famous fashion brands, themed afternoon tea set became talk of the town all the time, previous collaborating brands include Jimmy Choo, Laduree, Chloe, which help Mo Bar became the all time favorite of trendy ladies.
Price: $248 per person(weekdays); $288 per person(weekend and public holidays)
(Photos by gildachan628 and herbert)
Consistent with High Quality: The Lounge at Four Seasons
The world-class hotel Four Seasons Hotel is always the hot spot for indulgence. Hotel lounge’s afternoon tea set is surprisingly traditional, their classic 3-tier stand is filled with mainstream petites like English scones and muffins. Despite of its low creativity, its quality, environment and service are far beyond 5-star standard, it never failed the expectation of fans and new visitors.
Price: $260 per person; $495 for two
(Photos by 紫米)
Vietnamese Afternoon Tea: Le Soleil at Royal Garden Hotel
Le Soleil must be the first one to offer a Vietnamese afternoon tea set in Hong Kong. Due to their pioneer creativity, this afternoon tea set became one of the most popular tea sets in town. Savory items include Saigon Spring Rolls, Sugar Cane Prawns, Soft Shell Crab Rice Paper Roll and sweet items include Vietnam style coconut cake and some of the delights from hotel’s cake shop, Fine Foods to guarantee good quality.
Price: $348 for two
(Photos by =架架麵=)
Lookout at Mong Kok: Lion Rock at Royal Plaza Hotel
Restaurants at Royal Plaza Hotel has upgraded along with the revamp of Royal Plaza Hotel, their hotel lounge, Lion Rock became one of the hottest in town immediately. High ceiling and full height window panel grant you the panoramic view of Mt. Lion Rock. Afternoon tea set updates regularly, the concurrent hottest Truffle Set is still available. Their weekend time slots are always fully booked, phone in and reserve a table 2 to 3 weeks in advance is recommended.
Black Truffle Afternoon Tea Set: $208 per person; $348 for two
(Photos by O~pen~Y and 小嘉菲)
Feel the Francais Classic: Le Gouter Bernardau
Famous of its colorful macarons, LGB is now also great place for afternoon tea. LGB’s 3-tier afternoon tea set offers at a reasonable price, content includes iconic macarons, and their sandwiches and fruit tarts are also worth of craving. Dining wares and lamp pieces are provided by the French famous Bernardaud, to enrich the color of Paris. LGB is available in IFC and Elements as well.
Price: $320 for two
(Photos by 糖小妹)
Fusion Style Tea Set: St. Betty
Revamp from a Spanish eatery, St. Betty has a mutli-directional development now. The 2-star Michelin executive chef combined Japanese and Australian elements into western cuisines. St. Betty’s afternoon tea set has a great variety of items, open sandwich, scone, mini macaron, canele, etc, literally composed of multiple cultures.
Price: $418 for two
(Photos by emmi)
Secret Garden in Soho: The Tea Room by Antique Patisserie
Small name definitely means special experience. Tea Room at Central has a great number of positive recommendation, its interior, food quality and cozy ambience, each elements strike into the heart of young ladies. Their 3-tier tea set is in the traditional style, content includes scone, pastry, macaron, toast, petit and any other classic items you can think of.
Price: $298 per person
(Photos by DollyLing and aderf123)
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