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  • Writer's pictureSasha Huang

10 Elegant Afternoon Teas in Hong Kong to Indulge in This Summer 2023

HONG KONG


An afternoon tea embodies the essence of British tradition, and in the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong, it has become an indispensable indulgence for its most esteemed society ladies. To satisfy your mid-afternoon cravings, we present a handpicked collection of the city's top destinations where you can partake in the finest afternoon teas available.


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1) Mandarin Oriental: Summer Afternoon Tea


Indulge in the delightful warmth of summer with Executive Pastry Chef Daniel Texter's latest creation at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Crafted with a passion for the season, the all-new three-tiered summer afternoon tea set captures the essence of summer flavors. Experience a delectable menu that includes the hotel's 60th-anniversary special, the Tropical Slice, along with an array of refreshing tarts and pastries. Complete your summer treat with a glass of premium non-alcoholic sparkling tea, Saicho, for an exquisite and perfectly balanced pairing.


Price: HK$428 per person or HK$828 for two persons | Available from: June 5

Address: 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong | Website: mandarinoriental.com/en/hong-kong/victoria-harbour/dine | Phone: +852 2825 4000 | Email: mohkg- restaurants@mohg.com | Instagram: @mo_hkg | Facebook: @mandarinorientalhongkong


2) The Ritz-Carlton Café 103 x Penhaligon's: Luna and Solaris


This summer, The Ritz-Carlton is welcoming the sunny season with a gorgeous and deliciously scented tea set in collaboration with British perfume brand Penhaligon's. The afternoon tea, Luna and Solaris, is an artful fusion of the brand's new fragrance Solaris Eau de Parfum and bestseller revamp Luna Eau de Toilette, with the luxury hotel's gourmet pastry. Sweet in scent and taste, Luna and Solaris is an experience of a galaxy-wide gastronomic journey.


Price: HK$536.80 per person or HK$921.80 for two persons | Available from: May 2 to July 31


Address: Level 103, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, Hong Kong | Website: ritzcarlton.com| Phone: +852 2263 2270 | Instagram: @ritzcarltonhongkong | Facebook: @ritzcarltonhongkong



3) W Hong Kong x Sauvereign: Mosaic of Details


W Hong Kong and Sauvereign's collaboration presents the city with French Afternoon Tea: Mosaic of Details. Inspired by the art exhibition Dualités: Mosaic of Details, this tea menu celebrates the aesthetics and culinary art of the two houses. It includes a mesmerising selection of dishes, from Goat Cheese Crème to Marinated Beetroot Tart and Pink Guava Chocolate Ganache, plus the additional option for a tin of Baikal Caviar and two glasses of Champagne cocktails. Mosaic of Details will entice your eyes and stomach through its decadent set.


Price: HK$728 - HK$988 + 10% service charge | Available from: June 5 to July 16


Address: 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong | Website: marriott.com | Phone: +852 3717 2889 | Email: woobar.hk@whotels.com | Instagram: @whongkong | Facebook: @WHongKong



4) Gallery at Four Seasons: Afternoon Treat


Experience the epitome of luxury and refinement at Gallery at Four Seasons. Immerse yourself in an indulgent Afternoon Treat that combines comforting delicacies with a hint of Asian influence, accompanied by a meticulously curated coffee and tea programme. Set within a stunning interior, this exquisite afternoon tea menu boasts a delightful assortment of savory and sweet delights, including the delectable Golden Crispy Shrimp Dumplings, the enticing White Chocolate-Yuzu Almond Cake, and the timeless classic of Osmanthus Scone served with Homemade Kaffir Lime Mango Jam and Devonshire Cream.


Price: HK$368 - HK$618 + 10% service charge | Available from: Daily, 3:00 pm. – 6:00 pm


Address: 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong | Website: fourseasons.com/hongkong/dining/lounges/gallery | Phone: +852 3196 8882 | Email: concierge.hongkong@fourseasons.com | Instagram: @fshongkong | Facebook: @FourSeasonsHotelHongKong



5) The Butterfly Room at Rosewood: Afternoon Tea


Rosewood's The Butterfly Room Afternoon Tea set is an elegant choice for those wishing to indulge in summer's lazy afternoons. An enriching view of verre églomisé glass from Lisa Stimpson, three butterfly-themed art pieces from Damien Hirst's Zodiac series and one menu carefully crafted by Executive Pastry Chef Jonathon Soukdeo, it'll allow you to take your time to enjoy these sweet moments in life.


Price: HK$368 - HK$618 + 10% service charge | Available from: Daily, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Address: Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong | Website: rosewoodhotels.com/en/hong-kong/dining/the-butterfly-room | Phone: +852 3891 8732 | Email: hongkong.restaurants@rosewoodhotels.com | Instagram: @thebutterflyroomhongkong | Facebook: @thebutterflyroomhongkong




6) Kate Spade New York x Cucina: Dearest Afternoon Tea


The sunny season is filled with flowers, excitement and liveliness, which are the keywords embodied by Kate Spade New York's newest fragrance Chérie, and reflected in the Dearest Afternoon Tea set at Marco Polo Hotel's Cucina restaurant. This exclusive culinary collaboration celebrates this summer's new fragrance with two 4.5ml miniature fragrances and a colourful, sweet and brilliant tea set crafted by Cucina's Chef de Cuisine Andrea Delzanno masterful techniques and creative mind.


Price: HK$568 for two persons (Price is subject to a 10% service charge) | Available from: June 7 to August 31

Address: Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, No. 3 Canton Road, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China | Website: cucinahk.com | Phone: +852 2113 0808 | Email: info@cucinahk.com | Instagram: @marcopolohongkong | Facebook: @cucinahkh



7) Moxie x Mother Pearl: Afternoon Tea set


For those with a vegan or vegetarian diet, modern gourmet dining Moxie and local plant-based boba tea Mother Pearl collaboration brings to you a seasonal Afternoon Tea set. It is made up of three savoury bites, four sweet pastries and Mother Pearl's tea selection, all made with sustainable ingredients which are dairy-free.


Price: Set for two HK$488 + 10% | Available from: June 1 to August 1

Address: Shop 203, 2F, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong | Website: moxiehk.net | Phone: +852 2718 8211 | Email: reservations@moxiehk.net | Instagram: @moxie_hk | Facebook: @moxiehongkong



8) Extended Special Sailing: The Peninsula Afternoon Tea Voyage


The summer of 2023 marks the 95th anniversary of the iconic Grande Dame and the 125th year of the magnificent Star Ferry. For this special occasion, The Peninsula Hong Kong launches an exclusive menu: Peninsula Afternoon Tea Voyage on the Harbour and Peninsula Afternoon Tea Voyage on a Special Sailing, sailing guests around the captivating Victoria Harbour. The menu offers Tuna Niçoise on focaccia, Beef pastrami with gherkins, Mont-Blanc chocolate cream on a sesame biscuit; and the hotel's starred raisin scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam.


Price: HK$650 - HK$750 per person | Available from: March 31 to July 2



9) The Drawing Room at The St. Regis Hong Kong: Afternoon Tea


The Afternoon Tea set at The St. Regis Hong Kong's The Drawing Room is as iconic as the hotel's heritage. For The Drawing Room, an afternoon tea time is about bringing people and loved ones closer, to lose the concept of time under the sunshine. It features a selection of 8 savoury and sweet items with craft tea by "Plantation", and an extensive and thoughtful Craft Tea Collection for you to tailor to your taste. The bespoke-like experience makes you feel like a true royalty.


Price: HK$478 - HK$1,088 | Available from: Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 5:30pm, Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 2:00pm - 5:30pm


Address: 2/F, The St. Regis Hong Kong, One Harbour Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong | Website: drawingroomhk.stregishongkong.com | Phone: +852 2138 6800 | Email: srhk.drawingroom.bar@stregis.com | Instagram: @drawingroomhk | Facebook: @drawingroomhk




10) Tiffin at Grand Hyatt: Afternoon Tea


Sophisticated, indulging and an absolute treat, Tiffin at Grand Hyatt offers an opulent selection of savoury and sweet treats for its iconic afternoon tea set. The three layers, all filled with French delicacies, pay homage to the British Raj era's famous tiffin box. The heritage experience is topped off with a live pastry and ice cream counter.


Price: HK$368 - HK$398 per person | Available: 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm


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