We all love afternoon teas, but once in a while the usual scones and finger sandwiches can get a bit boring. So we've rounded up the top 3 afternoon tea sets for you to try out this month. Whether it's the alluring scent, the amazing taste or just the mouth-watering colours of it, we are sure that these treats will beat your usual cha chan teng visits!
Support Breast Cancer Awareness at MO Bar
Most if not all girls love at least one shade of pink and purple, and nobody can say no to afternoon tea. That is why we were very happy to hear about MO Bar’s latest venture – the “Perfect in Pink and Purple” afternoon tea set. Inspired by autumn, the tea set captures the fragrances and sweet tastes of late summer’s flowers and berries, bringing you scones, pastries and sweet treats that looks and tastes amazing. Best part is, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, so you’ll be able to enjoy while support a good cause!
Available on Mondays to Fridays: 3pm to 5:30pm (HKD$278 per set including five kinds of sweet treats and coffee or tea) / Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays: 2:30pm to 6pm (HKD$318 per person including dessert buffet and coffee or tea); first 200 patrons of each month will receive a free pink ribbon pin
The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
Satisfy your inner chocoholic at The Ritz-Carlton
Godiva and The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong comes together for the most delicious-looking afternoon tea set yet. Whether you’re a chocoholic or not, we are pretty sure you’ll enjoy this collaboration. Three master chefs from The Ritz-Carlton created the menu of beautiful pastries reinterpreted from six chocolates, including the Sichuan pepper & smoked black tea macaron and Chocolate fla with speculoos and winter fruits. There’s also tarlets, verrines, praline cakes and more to please your taste buds, so this one is definitely not to be missed by the sweet-toothed.
Available at HK$348 per person and HK$568 for two persons on weekdays / HK$368 per person or HK$588 for two persons on weekends and public holidays; Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance.
International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon
(852) 2263 2270
Indulge your senses at WOOBAR
As if afternoon tea sets were not luxurious enough, WOOBAR has come together with the finest brands, namely Balmain, Jimmy Choo, Lanvin and MONTBLANC to present the Fragrance D’amour afternoon tea set. Spoil your taste buds silly with over 30 types of desserts like the mini lychee rose crème puff or the jasmine black current chocolate cone inspired by the four perfumes. Feeling thirsty? Do a fun and quick personality test online and get a free cocktail that matches your character!
P.S. After trying the tea set, don’t forget your free samples and redeem a bottle of miniature perfume among the 4 brands at respective stores.
Available on Mondays to Fridays: 2:30pm to 6pm ($398 per set for two) / Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays: 2pm to 4pm and 4:30pm to 6:30pm ($248 per adult or $124 per child under 12)
6/F, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon
Written by Karen Chiang