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Ultimate Afternoon Tea Guide: 29 Best High Teas in Hong Kong

Ultimate Afternoon Tea Guide: 29 Best High Teas in Hong Kong

From the high tea sets found at The Peninsula, to the quirky Nordic-inspired mid-day nosh at FINDS, we’ve got you all set with our complete list of the best high tea spots in Hong Kong.

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MO Bar, The Landmark at Mandarin Oriental

MO Bar is truly multifunctional: a cocktail lounge, brekky buffet pad, and now an afternoon tea hotspot. Their Polar Afternoon Tea is no different. Filled with afternoon favourites including Smoked Salmon & Roe with crispy filo & wasabi tarama, Foie Gras Mousse dipped in cherry Jell-O & beetroot marmalade, it’s a perfect place to camp down mid-day.

When:

  • Mondays – Fridays 3:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays: 2:30pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

  • $1,098 per afternoon tea set for two guests including two glasses of R&L Legras ‘Blanc de Blancs’ champagne
  • $1,138 per afternoon tea set for two guests including two glasses of Moët & Chandon
  • +$94 for a mocktail (winter aftermath)
  • +$178 for a cocktail (the white walker or north pole snowfall) 

15 Queen's Road Central, Central

2132 0077

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 SEVVA

Situated just steps from Cheung Kong Center and the Bank of China Building lies SEVVA. We all know about the gorgeous views offered from the rooftop terrace, but it’s the afternoon that SEVVA really puts the eye into eye candy. What’s super special about SEVVA has to be the chocolate-fudge marmalade cake, and—wait for it—the double chocolate-dipped strawberries.

When:

  • Monday through Fridays from 2:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturdays from 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Prices:  

$720 for two persons for afternoon tea set                                               

25/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central

2537 1388

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Clipper Lounge at Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental’s decadent high tea set features a romantic atmosphere and attentive, white-gloved service in the heart of Hong Kong. Look for three-tiered displays chock full of oolong teas, grilled cheese and truffle sandwiches, and scones with rose petal jam.

 When:

  • Mondays - Fridays from 2:30pm - 6:00pm 
  • Saturdays and Public Holidays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sundays from 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

  • $358 per person for afternoon tea set from Monday - Fridays
  • $388 per person for afternoon tea set from Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays

5 Connaught Rd Central, Central

2825 4007

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Lobby Lounge at InterContinental Hong Kong

With floor-to-ceiling windows facing Hong Kong’s iconic harbourfront, The Lobby Lounge, serves a variety of dishes including crab with salmon roe tart, toffee cake, raspberry scones, and more. With a menu featuring classic Chinese and western tea blends by Mariage Freres, it’s hard not to resist.

When:

  • Monday - Fridays from 3:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays with two seatings (2:15pm - 4:25pm and 4:30pm - 6:30pm)

Prices:

  • $688 for afternoon tea set for two
  • $468 for afternoon tea set for one
  • +$948 for two glasses of Perrier Jouët Grand Brut 

18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

2721 1211

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Café 103 at The Ritz-Carlton

If you’re looking for afternoon tea, with a view, Café 103 at The Ritz-Carlton fits the bill (theoretically and metaphorically). Perched 100+ stories high at The Ritz-Carlton, Café 103 features savoury treats thanks to a parade of world-class chocolatiers whipping up cakes, tarts, biscuits—you name it. Beware: lemon meringues over vanilla sable are seriously addictive.

When:

Daily from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prices:

  • $418 for one person for the afternoon tea set
  • $668 for two persons for the afternoon tea set

103/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West

2263 2263 

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The Lobby at The Peninsula

There is really nothing more quintessentially British than afternoon tea at the iconic Peninsula Hotel in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui. With a live string quartet, look for British classics including freshly baked pastries (i.e. scones with clotted cream). They don’t take reservations here, so be sure to line up early to snag a table!

When: Daily from 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

  • $368 for The Peninsula Classic Afternoon Tea for one person
  • $658 for The Peninsula Classic Afternoon Tea for two persons
  • +$220 for a Glass of Duetz Peninsula, Brut Champagne

G/F, The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

2920 2888 

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Palm Court at The Langham

Fresh-faced Palm Court at The Langham has recently been spruced up after its London outpost, where traditional English Afternoon Tea at the Wedgwood was served more than 150 years ago. Staying true to its heritage, Palm Court offers cakes, éclairs, and more sweet treats. Wash it all down with a selection of Ronnefeldt teas that is yours for the choosing. 

When:

  • Monday - Fridays from 3:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays with two seatings (2:15pm - 4:25pm and 4:30pm - 6:30pm)

Prices:

$598 for two persons for afternoon tea set

8 Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

2132 7898 

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Seasons

Seasons’ tantalizing French fare might be just what you need for a Parisian-themed spread. Look for delish sweets such as homemade scones, Parisian scones, foie gras stuffed mushroom, and the like.

When:

  • Monday - Fridays from 3:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays from 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

$580 for two persons for afternoon tea set

Shop 308, 3/F, Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay

2505 6228

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Le Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon

Every time we pass by Robuchon’s Le Salon de Thé, it’s packed to the gills, with a meandering line just outside. Arrive early, and get your helping’s worth of French pastries (think: pillowy macaroons, fine teas and the lot).

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

$558 for two for afternoon tea set, including one caffeinated drink and tea for each guest

Shop 401, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central

2166 9000

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Lobby Lounge at Island Shangri-La

Live entertainment and tropical gardens beckon at Island Shangri-La’s Lobby Lounge. With afternoon tea classics such as Fresh Lemon Tart and Smoked Salmon Roulade with Crab, Island Shangri-La’s Lobby Lounge dishes a decadent signature tea set for even the most discerning of palates. Go on, treat yourself.

When:

  • Monday through Fridays from 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays (Seating 1: 2:00pm - 4:00pm; Seating 2: 4:15pm - 6:00pm)

Prices:

  • $308 for one person for Mondays through Fridays as well as Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays
  • $528 for two persons for Mondays through Fridays as well as Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays

Supreme Ct Rd, Central

2877 3838

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The Lounge at Four Seasons

Look for a chic, yet world-class service at the Four Seasons’ The Lounge. With classics including freshly baked scones, puff pastry, and fresh mint gelato, what’s not to love? Add an extra dash of decadence through a cup of hot chocolate alongside your pretty-as-a-picture tea set.

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

  • Weekdays: $275 for afternoon tea set for one person
  • Weekdays: $525 for afternoon tea set for two persons
  • Weekends: $295 for afternoon tea set for one person
  • Weekends: $570 for afternoon tea set for two persons
  • +$180 for a glass of Champagne Ruinart Blanc de Blancs

8 Finance Street, Central

3196 8888

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Tiffin at Grand Hyatt

Brand spanking new post-refurb, Tiffin boasts verdant views of Admiralty and

beyond in its nest at the Grand Hyatt. Plus, knock down three distinctive and themed afternoon tea sets for our afternoon tea lovers.

First up has to be the “Sam Dim Sam” set featuring Grand Café’s signature Hainanese Chicken Rice, BBQ Pork Puff Pastry, as well as “must-try” local favourites such as Milk Tea Ice Cream Coupe with sago and ginger jelly and Hong Kong Milk Tea.

Next, there’s the Lobsterlicious Tea Set featuring everything lobster-related. Lobster Claw Cocktail. Lobster Bisque. You get the point. Tuck down post-meal with some Mango Pudding (thankfully not lobster-themed).

Finally, there’s the third afternoon tea set to choose, adeptly named, “T-T-T” or “Tea Time Toasties.” It’s all about carbs, carbs, and more carbs here. Look for a trio of toasties (think: Chicken Avocado Toasty, Bacon, Pizza Toasty with Tomato, Salami, and Cheese, and Ham and Cheese Toasty with black truffles). The Banana Split Ice Cream Sundae just ticks all the right boxes.

When: Available daily from 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

  • $235 per person for Tea Time Toasties
  • $270 per person for Sam Dim Sam
  • $390 per person for Lobsterlicious

Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

2584 7722

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Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour

A clandestine speakeasy at night, Dr. Fern’s dishes out signatures including Boston Mad Lobster and ‘Eat Me’ chocolate and raspberry Tarts by day. This hole-in-the-wall retains its secluded charm, and while you’re at it, throw back a G+T (or two!)

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

$498 for two for afternoon tea set  

Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central

2111 9449

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Lobby Lounge at Marco Polo

Sip on refreshing Ronnefeldt tea or freshly brewed coffee (with a choice of 8!?! types of sugar) at Marco Polo’s afternoon tea offerings in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui. With a three-tiered platter of petit fours, and assorted desserts to savour, Marco Polo is the perfect pad post-shopping spree at Habour City.

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

$458 for two persons for afternoon tea set

3 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

2113 0088

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COCO Café Patisserie at The Mira

COCO Café’s Patisserie puts a Parisian spin to your afternoon favourites. Look out for the delish beetroot and raisin scones as well as the blueberry pomegranate tea—the selection is diverse enough to satiate even the most discernable of tea palates. This one gets brownie points from us for the ever-changing selection—there’s always something “nouveau” every month.

When:

Daily from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prices:

$429 for two persons for afternoon tea set

118 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

2315 5566

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Café Gray Deluxe at The Upper House

Nestled in the posh confines of Upper House in Pacific Place, Café Grey dishes out adorable nibbles (think: coconut chocolate pavé, smoked salmon on pumpernickel, white chocolate muffins, rhubarb-yogurt coupe, and more) thanks to Michelin-starred chef Gray Kunz. Complete with a warm selection of freshly baked breads, served alongside clotted jam, why mess with the classics?

When:

Daily from 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

  • $295 for one person for afternoon tea set
  • $425 for two persons for afternoon tea set
  • +$150 for “Mini” Champagne Lanson Brut or Rose

Level 49, The Upper House Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

3968 1106

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WOOBAR at W Hong Kong

WOOBAR’s TEA-SE Me cocktails dazzles diners with 30+ desserts in its afternoon tea buffet, which also includes all your classic high tea offerings (think: lollipop and pistachio cake, cherry confit with lemon gel, and more signature savories). Look, one’s not gonna to be full eating one measly scone, so just fill your plates up at the buffet. Who’s judging?

When:

Monday through Fridays from 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

$418 for two persons for afternoon tea set                                               

1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon

3717 2222 

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GREEN at Hotel Icon

Above & Beyond isn’t the only pad at Hotel Icon offering afternoon tea. In fact, it’s ground floor counterpart, GREEN, offers staple signatures such as Mini Tartlets, Truffles, Cupcakes, and the like. Choose from teas, which include Ceylon Orange Tea, Himalayan Darjeeling Tea, Verbenea Mint, and more!

When:

Daily from 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

  • Mondays through Thursdays: $398 for two persons for Afternoon Tea Set
  • Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays: $488 for two persons for Afternoon Tea Set

17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

3400 1300

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AMMO

Nestled in a 19th century explosives compound, AMMO, is probably one of the more unique places to knock down an afternoon tea (or two). The simple tea set at AMMO offers savoury bites such as Wagyu beef burger, scones with jam, and bamboo charcoal bun.

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prices: $398 for two persons for afternoon tea set  

Asia Society HK Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK

2537 9888

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The Continental

European mainstay, The Continental, dishes a delectable spread of afternoon delights including Ham & Cheese Toasties, Salmon Rillettes Sandwiches, and more. Make sure not to miss the Tuna Salad on Brioche as well as the Grilled Vegetables on Baguettes as well. With coffees and seven types of teas to choose from, it’s not surprising that we can stay here for hours on end.

When: Saturday and Sunday from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prices:

$380 for two persons for afternoon tea set   

Unit 406, L4, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

2704 5211

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The Soleil at The Royal Garden Hotel

Feel like you’re whisked away to Ho Chi Minh with Le Soleil’s Vietnamese-inspired afternoon tea set. Tuck down a few Vietnamese morsels (think: Saigon-style spring rolls, rice-paper rolls with soft-shell crabs, and Vietnamese sausages). Throw back a few sips of iconic Vietnamese iced-coffee, and you’re all set for the day.

When:

  • Monday through Fridays from 3:15pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays (Seating 1: 2:00pm - 4:00pm; Seating 2: 4:15pm - 6:00pm)

Prices:

$368 for two persons for afternoon tea set

3/F Royal Garden Hotel, 69 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East

2733 2033

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FINDS 

FINDS—which stands for Finland, Iceland, Denmark, and Sweden—offers a spread of Nordic afternoon tea delights, such as cellar salmon with dill sauce and mini pancakes with raspberry. But, if you’re looking for an afternoon pick-me-up, FINDS offers a range peach mimosas to throw back.

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prices:

  • $356 per set for two guests
  • +$40 per glass for Sparkling Wine or Peach Mimosa

The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

2522 9318

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Urban Park

The offerings on tap at Urban Park’s Afternoon Tea aren’t your usual clotted scone and French croissant same old. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find them elsewhere: baby marshmallow tree, no-bake blueberry cheesecakes, tomato salsa shooter. Cue the IG feed!

When:

  • Central: Monday through Fridays and Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays from 3:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Tsim Sha Tsui: Monday through Fridays from 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Prices:

  • $299 for Urban Park Afternoon Tea for two persons
  • +$50 for a glass of sparkling wine                                               

4/F, 20-22 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

2/F, Nan Fung Place Central, 173 Des Voeux Rd Central 

Central: 3708 8083

TST: 2751 1999

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Lady M

If waiting in line for 2 hours is your cuppa’ tea, Lady M’s is the place for you. With their all-day cake set clocking in at $298 for two, it’s great value for money. With signatures as their Mille Crepes, Green Tea Checkers Cake, and Strawberry Shortcake, Lady M melds Nikkei and French inspirations in its cakes. Don’t miss the Brie & Fig Tart. Figgin’ brielicious.

When: Available daily all-day

Prices:

$298 for two for Cake Set comes with four slices of cake and two drinks

Shop C, G/F, 1-3 Cleveland Street, Food Street, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

2861 1866

Shop No. 2096A, Podium Level 2, IFC, No. 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong

2865 1099

Shop OT215K, Level 2, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Kowloon

2873 2356

Shop 309A, Level 3, New Town Plaza (Phase 1) Sha Tin, New Territories

2866 1210

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TWG Tea

This place is a bit scammy. We get it. You are only fed a few measly morsels here, but we digress. It’s better to focus on the 800 or so varieties of tea from around the world here. Plus, who doesn’t like to be watched (and be gawked at) while you’re slurping down some Darjeeling and tucking down a patisserie?

When: Daily from 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Prices:

$148 per person for afternoon tea set including tea and macaroon

IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street Central, Podium Level One, #1022, Hong Kong

2796 2828

Hotel Indigo

Look, rent’s due at the end of the month, so Hotel Indigo offers the best bang for your buck, afternoon tea-wise. Sift through a range of teas and coffees from their menu: Tiramisu Cappuccino, Almond Mocha, White Caramel Mocha, and more. Paired alongside petite sandwiches, freshly baked scones, it’s an awesome way to rock out the work week.

When: 2:00pm - 6:00pm available daily

Prices:

$280 for two person comes with afternoon tea set

246 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

3926 3888

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Feast (Food by EAST) at EAST Hotel

Open-faced sandwiches? Check. Rustic home-made cakes? Checkity check. Nestled in the heart of Taikoo, Feast, dishes up an afternoon tea set during the week, as well as an afternoon tea buffet on weekends. With all your afternoon tea buffet treats, and then some (Prosecco jelly, anyone?), what’s not to love at this Taikoo stalwart?

When:

Monday to Friday from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prices:

$238 for two persons comes with afternoon tea set

1/F, EAST, Hong Kong, 29 Tai Koo Shing Rd, Quarry Bay

3968 3777

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The Envoy at The Pottinger

Nestled on the 3rd floor of The Pottinger Hotel, The Envoy features modern colonial influences in the heart of Hong Kong. With a three-tiered Colonial High Tea Set chock full of the sweet treats such as deviled eggs, prawn croissant, and the pickings, The Envoy is all about colonial influences in the heart of Hong Kong. 

When:

Daily from 3:00pm - 5:15pm

Prices:

$108 per person for the afternoon tea set  

3/F, The Pottinger Hotel, 74 Queen's Road, Central

2169 3311

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Tai O Lookout at Tai O Heritage Hotel

For those looking for a bit of adventure, Tai O Heritage Hotel is a journey away from the Island, but well worth the experience. Featuring a Taste of Tai O set with crunchy chicken wings and a dash o shrimp paste, Tai O Heritage Hotel’s Tea Set is something truly unique thanks to its idyllic and serene location.

When: Daily from 2:30 - 5:00pm and not Public Holidays

Prices:

$50 - $90 per person

14 Shek Tsai Po St, Shek Tsai Po

2985  8383 

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