The Most Delightful and Luxurious Afternoon Tea Experiences in Hong Kong

By Renuka Kennedy
Apr 11, 2023

As a tradition introduced in 19th century Britain, the afternoon tea experience has become wildly popular all over the world for allowing people to enjoy a decadent dining experience in which they get to taste a range of palatable sweet and savoury delicacies presented ardently on a tiered plate stand alongside beverages of their choice. Much like many other happening cities in the world, Hong Kong is also home to a selection of afternoon tea experiences that cannot be missed, and we have listed some here.

Japanese-Inspired “Betsu Bara” Afternoon Tea

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Fittingly named the ‘Betsu Bara’ afternoon tea, a Japanese phrase meaning ‘separate stomach’, this tea experience at the Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour, in collaboration with Luna Cake, offers a range of sweet and savoury delicacies. Some bite-sized dishes include Salmon Tamagoyaki, Unagi Taco, Matcha Opera Cake, Yuzu Chocolate Sphere, and many more. In addition to this, there are all-you-can-eat buffets serving ice creams and some beloved desserts from Japan such as Dorayaki, Taiyaki and Soufflé Pancake.

Where: The Farmhouse, Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour
When: Until June 25, 2023 (on weekends and public holidays)
Price: HK$688 for two people
Click here to make your reservation.

The Peninsula Afternoon Tea On The Harbour

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For its latest afternoon tea iteration, Peninsula has partnered with the Star Ferry to offer a truly unique high tea experience that takes you on a luxury cruise ride accompanied by live music. As splendid as this is its selection of sweet and savoury offerings like Citrus jelly and vanilla cheesecake; Mont-blanc, Chocolate cream on a sesame biscuit; Tuna Niçoise on focaccia; and Green asparagus and cheddar quiche.

Where: World Star Ferry or The Lobby, The Peninsula
When: Until July 2, 2023 (on weekends and public holidays)
Price: HK$650 for one person
Click here to make your reservation.

Häagen-Dazs™ x Madame Fù“The Afternoon Tea of Afternoon Teas”

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Madame Fù has joined forces with the beloved and globally popular ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs for its latest afternoon tea experience. It is a truly decadent experience that matches the colourfulness of Spring with its picks of desserts and savouries. This afternoon tea from Madame Fù boasts many mouth-watering dishes including Purple Sweet Potato Choux, Matcha Alfajores with Red Bean Dulce de Leche, Spinach and Mozzarella Stuffed Button Mushrooms and others.

Where: Madame Fù
When: April and May 2023 (weekdays and weekends)
Price: HK$338 for one person and HK$550 for two people
Click here to take a look at the full menu.

Mandarin Afternoon Tea

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Dubbed the most famous afternoon tea experience in Hong Kong, the Mandarin Oriental is known to feature a spectrum of flavorful and easily-loved delicacies. Perfect for both people who love sweet and savoury dishes, the Mandarin afternoon tea has the best picks of scones, sandwiches and desserts on its menu. Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental also has its own exclusive tea consisting of oolong tea leaves, vanilla, lavender and other ingredients that is truly a flavour bomb. This much-appreciated afternoon tea set is also available for takeaway from The Mandarin Cake Shop.

Where: Clipper Lounge, Mandarin Oriental
When: Weekdays and weekends
Price: HK$428 for one person and HK$828 for two people
Click here to make a reservation.

Refined Afternoon Tea and Savoury Bites

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Taking all the steps to elevate the traditional afternoon tea experience to something more modern, the afternoon tea set at Rosewood Hong Kong is both a feast to the eyes and mouth for how visually appealing and tasty each dish on the menu is. It is complete with an iconic range of traditional finger sandwiches, pastries, chocolates and caviars that are sure to leave any person full and satisfied.

Where: The Butterfly Room, Rosewood Hong Kong
When: Weekdays and weekends
Price: Starting at HK$548 for one person
Click here to make a reservation.

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