In Hong Kong especially, the smartphone always eat first. From Hygge-inspired afternoon tea sets styled to please every minimalist millennial to Mikimoto’s celebrate of 125 years with InterContinental, these new afternoon sets will add some colour and excitement to your feed.
W Hong Kong is switching things up with a Nordic-inspired festive afternoon tea from now until January 1, 2019. In collaboration with BoConcept, Swedish-born Culinary Director Chef Robert Nilsson has created 12 sweet and savoury canapés, including open house-made rye bread sandwiches topped with Gravlax salmon, Skagen shrimp salad and Wagyu roast beef, smoked reindeer with chicken liver and pork rilettes and lingonberry jelly. For sweets, there’s a selection of traditional Nordic pastries such as cardamom buns filled with almond paste and topped with whipped cream and a traditional Swedish layer cake with blueberries.
The Woobar x BoConcept “Together We Hygge” afternoon tea is priced at HK$458 for two on weekdays from 2:30pm to 6pm and HK$588 for two on weekends and public holidays from 2pm to 6pm with two glasses of Chandon sparkling wine.
Woobar, 6/F, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, +852 3717 2889
Famous for their exquisite pearls, Mikimoto is celebrating their 125thanniversary with a magical afternoon tea set at the InterContinental Hong Kong. This culinary adventure will show you all the treasures of the sea with delicacies such as eel and Japanese udon with teriyaki sauce, sake abalone and ginger with crispy sago and seared scallop and seaweed cream in a squid ink bun. Alongside the InterContinental Lobby Lounge’s signature plain and raisin scones served with Devonshire clotted cream, there pear and lemon macarons, matcha mandarin tarlets, red bean match mousse cake with red beans and sake panna cotta charlotte tarts with chocolate pearl.
The afternoon tea set is priced at HK$668 for two and is available on weekdays from 2:30pm to 6pm and weekends and public holidays from 1:30pm to 6pm.
The Mikimoto afternoon tea set for two includes two gift cards, inclusive of a complimentary gift upon any purchase at Mikimoto, to be redeemed from October 5 – December 15, 2018 while stock lasts.
Lobby Lounge, Lobby Level, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 2313 2323
Indulge yourself with afternoon tea for a cause with The Langham’s Think Pink affair, which donates HK$10 for every afternoon tea sold to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. Everything from the champagne (Perrier-Jouët, N.V., Blason Rosé, to be specific) to the sweets and savouries features pink hues. The Pink Ribbon Macaron with jasmine tea and white chocolate ganache is particularly adorable with its pink ribbon motif. The Vienna bread with roasted beetroot and goat cheese and tomato bread with pomegranate cream cheese and apple wood smoked salmon deliver punchy flavours to balance out the richness of Palm Court’s signature plain and raisin scones served with clotted cream, strawberry jam and rose preserve.
The Think Pink afternoon tea is available from October 1 to November 18 2018 on weekdays from 3pm to 5:30pm and on weekends and public holidays in two sittings, from 2:15 to 4:15pm and 4:30pm to 6:30pm. The tea is priced at HK$348 for one and HK$598 for two; and HK$528 for one and HK$888 for two with champagne.
Palm Court, Lobby Level, The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2132 7898
This November, Café Gray Deluxe has partnered with well-known online lifestyle store YOOX to launch an exclusive afternoon tea and celebrate Italian painter Fornasetti. Café Gray Deluxe infuses some of the key flavours of Italian cuisine which features Éclair with Wild Mushroom Pâté and Mascarpone Glaze, Beetroot Crêpe with Bresaola and Ricotta, indulgent Chocolate Balsamic Crèmeaux with Figs and Pistachio Macaron. Guests who enjoy the vibrant afternoon tea will also receive a US $50 YOOX Gift Card. The promotion is available starting from 1st to 30th November.
Café Gray Deluxe, Level 49 The Upper House Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, +852 3986 1106 upperhouse.com/en/restaurants-bars/cafe-gray-deluxe