Reading Time: 7 minutesWhether you’re after tea, scones and pastries, or a local spin on British high tea cuisine, Hong Kong has some amazing options. Kids love tucking into beautiful, indulgent treats as well so here are some of the best family-friendly afternoon teas in Hong Kong.
Explore The Optimist’s first-ever Spanish afternoon tea experience and the new a-la-carte dishes at Pirata Group’s flagship Italian concept, Pirata. From 15:00–17:00, take in a royal tower of sweet and savoury pinchos, which can be paired with a selection of bottomless beverages including tea, coffee, and fruit juices…OR indulge in the range of new cocktails on offer..then head up to Pirata on the 30th floor to try the new a-la-carte dinner dishes from 18:00 – midnight. With both venues in the same location, 239 Hennessy Road reaffirms its status as one of the most deliciously surprising dining destinations in the district.
Blistered Padron peppers, toasted coca bread with tomato and Iberico ham; smoky grilled veggies; Spanish banderillas; and Pulpo a La Gallega on toast with Mediterranean Octopus leg make up the bottom tier of the tea set. The next two tiers are not to be missed with crispy pinchos and sweet treats.
Cost: The triple-tiered Spanish afternoon tea set is HKD198 per person with additional add-on. A la carte dinner menu prices vary.
Address: 239 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Indulge in life’s finest pleasures with HUSO’s Afternoon Tea Set dining experience, showcasing a variety of sweet and savoury petit fours. Each set features 11 bite-sized petit fours, and a complimentary tea or coffee, inspired by the upscale restaurants and cafés of the French-Mediterranean coast. Highlights include Gazpacho, Salmon Rillette, Hand-Cut Steak Tartare, and Selected Cured Ham. Sweet options include Macarons, Cheese Cake, Chocolate Slice, and Tiramisu, and the afternoon tea classic; Scones with Clotted Cream & Strawberry Jam.
Cost: $528 for two, with the option of enjoying two glasses of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée NV Champagne and 10g of French caviar at an additional $388.
Address: Shop 2, 1/F. (Portion), The Pottinger, 74 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, 5801 1280
Sulwhasoo Renewing Afternoon Tea
In collaboration with Korean skincare Sulwhasoo, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong presents an exclusive afternoon tea inspired by the brand’s iconic Ginseng Collection. Executive Pastry Chef Daniel Texter has created a beauty-inspired afternoon tea set featuring sweet and savoury treats. Highlights include Pear Entremet Mousse Cake, White Chocolate Tart with Macadamia Nut, Ginseng Honey and Yuzu, Black Sesame and Vanilla Shortbread, Green Tea and Red Bean Mochi and a Chestnut Madeleine with Dulcey Chocolate.
Cost: $888 per set for two persons, with an additional $198 per person for a glass of Moët and Chandon Imperial Rosé Champagne. For the month of September 2022, guests will receive a complimentary Ginseng Anti-ageing Skincare 3-item Kit valued at $350 and two shopping vouchers valued at $100.
‘Fall for Hokkaido’ Afternoon Tea at Kerry Hotel x HABA
From now till 31 October 2022
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong joins hands with Japanese Additive-free Skincare Brand HABA to present ‘Fall for Hokkaido’ Afternoon Tea for a culinary adventure to Hokkaido at Lobby Lounge. The afternoon tea set offers a range of delectable savoury bites featuring; Hokkaido Scallop, Yuzu Ceviche & Caviar with chives and yuzu pearl, Crispy Wagyu Beef and the signature Chicken Chawanmushi. Desserts include Matcha and Fig Tart, limited
edition HABA Lavender Squalane, Green Apple Cake, and Chocolate and Sobacha Cake.
Cost: $638 for 2 on Mon-Fri and $668 on weekends and Public Holidays (includes 2 hours of unlimited coffee or tea refill). Or add on $188 for 2 tailor-made special drinks – Lavender Fresh or with two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut NV. Every afternoon tea set comes with two redemption cards and letters for a complimentary HABA Gift Set and Treatment.
Kowloon Shangri-La x PAUL & JOE BEAUTE – ‘Silky Lustrous’ Afternoon Tea
From 1 September to 31 October 2022
Bringing a touch of Parisian spirit to Lobby Lounge, Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong teams up with makeup brand PAUL & JOE BEAUTE to launch the ‘Silky Lustrous’ Afternoon Tea. As a hybrid of French and Japanese beauty philosophies. Beautifully plated in a floral birdcage, the set includes eight savouries and sweets, and comes with home-baked orange and raisin scones fresh from the oven. The desserts are glazed to replicate the smooth and lustrous finishing of the new cream foundation. Diners can also enjoy a seasonal, deluxe fruit platter and Shangri-La Signature Blend tea or coffee for a refreshing end to the afternoon tea.
Cost: $658 for two. Diners will receive two sets of PAUL & JOE BEAUTE Gift Set (valued up to HKD430), for every afternoon tea set (dine-in and takeaway).
Tropical Afternoon Tea at Poppinjays
From 25 July
Indulge your senses with a delightful range of treats at a Tropical Afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge. Tuck in to sweets infused with seasonal fruits or premium savouries with imperial bird’s nest, black truffle and baby abalone.
CRUST Summer ‘Coral’ Afternoon Tea
CRUST Italian will hosting a signature Afternoon Tea in the heritage Woo Cheong Pawn Shop in Wanchai. Enjoy a selection of sweets from CRUST’s renowned Napoli-style pasticceria and Naples-inspired savoury items.
Cost: $488 pp (for 2 person) or $258 for 1 person
Address: The Heritage Woo Cheong Pawn Shop60, 66 Johnston Rd, Wan Chai, 2191 0278
Considered the birthplace of afternoon tea, celebrating the tradition since 1865, The Langham is an institution of afternoon tea in Hong Kong. Their afternoon teas are the epitome of opulence, accompanied by a live harpist and pianist for a truly elegant afternoon.
Cost: $398 for one, $688 for two
Address: 8 Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2375 1133
‘A Breezy Vacation’ Afternoon Tea @ Kerry Hotel
From 4 July to 31 August 2022
Indulge in ‘A Breezy Vacation’ afternoon tea at the Kerry Hotel Lobby Lounge, in partnership with Parisian makeup brand PAUL & JOE BEAUTE. Executive Chef, Michael Clinton, and Executive Pastry Chef, Jérôme Husson, have curated a delectable array of savoury and sweet treats. Try the Niçoise featuring seared yellowfin tuna, and Ibérico Ham & Fig Toast; snow crab and chrysanthemum jelly with asparagus and fennel salad, Kaviari Bottarga and passion fruit aioli; crispy “P&J” potato and jalapeño with caviar, potatoes, aged comte cheese, chives, and crème fraîche; rich and delicate Rougié Foie Gras brioche with blueberry jam. Then move on to sweets like the Peach Melba Choux Puff with peach confit, vanilla Chantilly and red currant jelly; Cherry and Pistachio Opera Cake; Chrysanthemum & Apricot Scones. Toast with two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut NV for the ultimate indulgence.
XOVĒ Snow White Truffle Summer Afternoon Tea
From 1 to 31 July 2022
In partnership with renowned skincare brand XOVĒ, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong will delight gourmands and beauty enthusiasts alike with an exclusive afternoon tea set. Available at Clipper Lounge and Café Causette. Enjoy a beauty-inspired afternoon tea including the Snow White Truffle Vanilla Mousse, 1963 Mandarin Cheesecake, Mango and Pineapple Entremet with Rosemary and Sable and a Dulce Chocolate and Coffee Cake. Savouries include a Truffle Croque Monsieur and a range of finger sandwiches. See the full menu here.
Cost: $776 per set for two persons. Receive a complimentary voucher for an exclusive XOVĒ Whitening Experiential Set with a HKD100 cash voucher.
VALMONT Luminosity Afternoon Tea By MO
For the month of May 2022
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has partnered with Swiss cellular cosmetic brand VALMONT to present an exclusive afternoon tea set. The Luminosity Afternoon Tea features an assortment of delicate desserts to compliment refined sandwiches and housemate scones and is available at Clipper Lounge.
Cost: $936 for two persons, with champagne being additional. Receive a complimentary gift set and a redemption voucher to enjoy a bespoke skin consultation service, a luxurious hand treatment as well as an exclusive shopping privilege at designated VALMONT beauty counters and spas.
Shangri-La ‘Rosy Wonderland’ Afternoon Tea
1 May and 30 June 2022
Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong has joined hands with Australian beauty and aromatherapy brand, CANVAS, to offer a ‘Rosy Wonderland’ Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge. The culinary team has curated a beautiful afternoon tea in rosy shades of pink, with extracts of the super enriching Rose Otto ingredient, alongside pink and red fruits with Australian honey. Come rejuvenate your body and soul. With every afternoon tea set for two (dine-in or takeaway), two vouchers for a complimentary CANVAS Rose Otto All-day Hydrating Set will be offered (worth HKD400 per gift).
‘Graceful Lumière’ Afternoon Tea at the Kerry Hotel
3 May to 30 June 2022
Kerry Hotel and Korea’s first natural fermentation skincare brand su:m37˚present the ‘Graceful Lumière’ Afternoon Tea at Lobby Lounge. Korean su:m37˚ combines gentle, natural ingredients in the fermentation process to revive the inherent power of skin. Come enjoy an afternoon tea and pamper yourself with an array of healthy Korean-style treats Indulge in a range of delectable savoury bites prepared with fermented and Korean ingredients by Executive Chef Michael Clinton. Don’t miss the alluring sweets prepared by Executive Pastry Chef Jerome Husson. Make a toast to the afternoon treats with the complimentary Pine-infused Osmanthus Tea or two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut NV at just $188 for an elevated experience.
Cost: With every afternoon tea set for two, receive two complimentary sets of su:m37° 3-step to Goddess Aura Deluxe Gift Set* (valued at HK$528).
“Afternoon Sea” at GREEN
Satisfy your seafood cravings and sweet tooth with the “Afternoon Sea” at GREEN. The limited-edition three-tier afternoon tea includes six succulent seafood treats and five exquisite sweet delicacies.1st session: 3:00pm – 5:00pm. 2nd session: 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
Cost: HK$398 per person; HK$738 for two people.
Book here. Deposit of HK$100 per person is required upon reservations.
Aqua luna Afternoon Tea at Sea
Hop on board the aqua luna for an incredible 10-dish afternoon tea, featuring favourites from the Dim Sum Library as well as desserts from aqua luna. Kids will love the food and exploring the open sea! It’s one of the best family-friendly afternoon teas in Hong Kong.
Depart from Tsim Sha Tsui at 15:30-17:00.
Cosy: $399 per person (add $100 for a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne). Minimum two people required, one soft drink included.
Hong Kong Disneyland’s Plaza Inn Afternoon Tea
Ready to enjoy delicious treats at Hong Kong’s Magic Kingdom? Located on Main Street, U.S.A, the Plaza Inn is offering something that kids (and probably adults) will love: Disney-inspired all-day Cantonese cuisine. Enjoy a delicious dim sum platter and fruit juice. The Cha Chat Room also offers a Queen Elsa Royal set which has dim sum classics like shrimp dumplings and barbecued pork and poached chicken. This set also comes with an exclusive Frozen-themed mask cover and Queen Elsa colouring paper. It’s truly one of the most family-friendly afternoon teas in Hong Kong.
Cost: Afternoon tea set $108 per person; Queen Elsa Royal Set $398 per person (minimum two people). Available until September 16, 2021, so be quick!
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