15 new afternoon teas in Hong Kong to try this summer

With Hong Kong’s sweltering summer in full swing, what better way to escape from the heat than with an extravagant afternoon tea or two?

Of course, Hong Kong has plenty of incredible new afternoon tea sets on the scene to tickle your teatime fancy – and here are 15 of them for your tasting pleasure. 

Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong

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Amazing skincare plus teatime treats… what’s not to love about Four Season’s latest afternoon tea collab with luxury French beauty brand Chantecaille? Each exquisite item in this set is inspired by the healing botanical ingredients that power Chantecaille’s range, with highlights including dill smoked salmon with seaweed butter on focaccia, coconut cream silver spheres, and decaffeinated coffee and hazelnut cake. Even better, all guests will also receive a special Chantecaille skincare set worth HK$1,800.

Price: HK$658 for two on weekdays, HK$698 on weekdays, public holidays and for takeaway

Available until 31 August 2021

The Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3196 8888

The Peninsula Boutique & Café

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Afternoon tea at The Peninsula is a truly iconic Hong Kong experience – and now there’s a whole new afternoon tea available at the legendary hotel to tempt your tastebuds too. The stunning regal green surrounds of the recently-opened Peninsula Boutique & Café play host to a new “Afternoon Indulgence” tea set, which includes two servings of the hotel’s signature scones alongside an array of other sweets and savouries like Hokkaido milk soft-serve, a kimchi tuna sandwich, and fresh strawberry roll. The Mid-Autumn Edition also features some special seasonal offerings – a beautiful 3D dark chocolate lotus and mini Earl Grey egg custard mooncake.

Price: HK$595 for two 

Available until 21 September 2021

The Peninsula Boutique & Café, Shop 7-9, B/F, The Peninsula Arcade, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2696 6969

Conrad Hong Kong

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This one’s for all the chocoholics – Conrad has teamed up with renowned chocolatier Venchi for their “Taste of Allegria” afternoon tea. As you’d expect, chocolate is the star of the show, with delectable items including a dark chocolate raspberry tartlet, orange chocolate dome, chocolate scones, and even smoked salmon and mascarpone in cocoa profiteroles. Each tea set also includes a scoop of Venchi’s dreamy signature gelato per person – our top picks are the Piedmont hazelnut or chocolate truffle – plus some Venchi chocolate and a discount voucher to take home. #Legend pro tip: dollop your gelato onto your chocolate scone for true chocolate heaven.

Price: HK$338 for one, HK$558 for two

Available until 12 September 2021

Lobby Lounge, Lobby Level, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2822 5777

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

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Get fruity this August with Grand Hyatt’s newly refreshed afternoon tea set, which features a whirlwind of fresh summer flavours. Yuzu pineapple cheesecake, blueberry and violet custard profiteroles, peach and vanilla trifle, and mango passionfruit mousse are just some of the delights on offer – not to mention the homemade ice cream buffet, where you can fill up on ever-changing flavours that include passionfruit coriander, mango sticky rice, and watermelon vodka. We reckon that counts for at least three of our five a day, right?

Price: HK$368 per person on weekdays, HK$398 per person on weekends and public holidays, HK$499 for takeaway

Available until 30 September 2021

Tiffin, Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2584 7722

The Verandah

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Take a trip to Repulse Bay for a dose of flower power courtesy of The Verandah’s “Summer Rose Garden” afternoon tea. Inspired by the bloom-filled gardens that previously adorned the old Repulse Bay Hotel there, this set features an enticing assortment of fabulously floral creations such as a rose and mixed berry ice-cream cookie sandwich, rose Turkish delight marshmallow twists, vanilla and coconut lamingtons, and homemade scones with rose jam – all served on picture-perfect floral crockery. There’s never been a more delicious way to stop and smell the roses.

Price: HK$648 for two on weekdays, HK$688 for two on weekends and public holidays

Available Wednesday-Sunday until 29 August 2021

The Verandah, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2292 2822

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

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If you thought gin was only for G&Ts, think again. The Ritz-Carlton’s “Heart Note of Hong Kong” afternoon tea is an homage to the city’s homegrown Perfume Trees Gin, with many of the spirit’s signature ingredients incorporated into its bite-sized treats. Herbed pecorino juniper berry crepe rolls, aged tangerine peel red bean chocolate choux, and cinnamon caneles are just some of the carefully-crafted highlights, while guests can also add on some specially-created Perfume Trees Gin cocktails to complement the experience further. 

Price: HK$438 for one, HK$718 for two; add HK$108 for Perfume Trees Gin cocktail

Available until 12 September 2021

Café 103, Level 103, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2263 2270

Madame Fù

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Missing the blissed-out beaches of Bali? Well, the new afternoon tea at Madame Fù might just be the next best thing. They’ve teamed up with divine bodycare brand Crabtree & Evelyn to mark the launch of the Bali Collection, their very first Asia-inspired range, resulting in a bountiful Bali-themed afternoon tea. Get a taste for the tropical with treats like shrimp and lemongrass dumplings, pandan cake, and passionfruit meringue tartlets – and don’t forget to snag your complimentary Crabtree & Evelyn Experience Kit of goodies to take home too.

Price: HK$338 for one, HK$550 for two

Available until 31 August 2021

Madame Fù, Level 3, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2114 2118

Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong

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From Indonesia to Korea for Kowloon Shangri-La’s afternoon tea collaboration with renowned Korean skincare brand Sulwhasoo. Presented in a highly Instagrammable golden bird cage, their “Summer First Care” tea set is inspired by signature elements from Sulwhasoo’s hero products – as seen in creative creations like ginseng ivory panna cotta, goji berry citrus madeleines, and crab meat sandwiches with ginger and lily bulbs. While we can’t promise that afternoon tea alone will work wonders on your complexion, the complimentary Sulwhasoo Skincare Kit to take home should help work its magic in your beauty regime. 

Price: HK$638 for two

Available until 31 August 2021

Lobby Lounge, Lobby Level, Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, +852 2733 8740

The Langham Hong Kong

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For an afternoon tea high on haute appeal, look no further than The Langham’s exclusive new collab with Salvatore Ferragamo. Their “Storie de Seta” afternoon tea marks the debut of the Italian fashion house’s brand new fragrance collection, with all of its sweet and savoury delicacies inspired by scents from the series – including the likes of sakura strawberry-rhubarb pavlovas, hazelnut and lemon-elderflower tartlets, and foie gras bon bons. The first 1,000 guests to enjoy the tea will also receive a complimentary miniature fragrance gift set to take home too… bellissima!

Price: HK$398 for one, HK$688 for two

Available until 30 September 2021

Palm Court, The Langham Hong Kong, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2132 7898

Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

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The afternoon tea collabs are coming thick and fast this summer, and Sheraton Hong Kong are joining the party too with their “Mellow With Melvita” afternoon tea. A partnership with French organic skincare brand Melvita, the set showcases a variety of nature-inspired bite-sized beauties – including crab croissants with avocado, pork paté en croute with pistachio, mango and banana tarts with puffed rice, and lavender vanilla cream puffs with blood orange confit. All guests receive a complimentary upgrade to Perrier-Jouët Champagne if they so desire, plus a Melvita Summer Care Kit to take home.

Price: HK$304.2 per person

Available until 30 September 2021

Sky Lounge, 18/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2369 1111 


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If fashion and beauty afternoon teas aren’t your thing, how about a literary-inspired one instead? In celebration of the 75th anniversary of classic novella Le Petit Prince, refined European restaurant AMMO have created a very special “The Night Sky of Rose and Le Petit Prince” afternoon tea. Featuring items inspired by the much-loved book including “Starry Vanilla Sky Cupcakes” and “B612 Lollipops” (named after the prince’s home asteroid) plus the option to add on themed drinks like a butterfly pea Earl Grey latte or “The Rose Garden” mocktail, it’s definitely one for the ‘gram – and you even receive a limited-edition Le Petit Prince glass set to take home too.

Price: HK$528 for two; add HK$68 for Le Petit Prince drink

Available until 22 September 2021

AMMO, Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2537 9888

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Boloh bao, French toast, lobster wonton, shrimp toast and Hong Kong milk tea scones… our mouths are watering already. Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui are embracing the very best of the 852’s quintessential cuisine with their “Summer in Hong Kong” tea set – all served on beautiful hand-painted porcelainware from the city’s legendary Yuet Tung China Works, and complete with deliciously cooling drinks like iced milk tea, red bean frappé and jasmine peach tea. The icing on the cake – or should that be pineapple bun – is a halved ripe honey melon filled with vanilla soft-serve for a truly show-stopping finale.

Price: HK$488 for two

Available Monday-Saturday until 31 August 2021

Café, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3721 7700

Kerry Hong Kong

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Soak up the best of the season with Kerry Hong Kong’s “Summer Bloom” afternoon tea, which comes packed with light and bright delights perfect for laidback summer lounging. Highlights include Wagyu beef cheek croquettes, spring honey and bee pollen cakes, hazelnut macarons, and thyme, fig and ricotta cheese tarts – plus a glass of refreshing lychee dill lemonade on the house if you share a photo of your afternoon tea on social media.

Price: HK$568 for two on weekdays, HK$588 on weekends and public holidays

Available until 31 August 2021

Lobby Lounge, Level 1, Kerry Hotel Hong Kong, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, +852 2252 5237

W Hong Kong

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Cool down in the most delicious of ways with W Hong Kong’s “Tropical Colour Sensations” afternoon tea, an exclusive partnership with lip-smacking ice cream brand Mövenpick. This rainbow-bright tea set brings the tropics to your table with colourful creations like pina colada coconut mousse with poached vanilla pineapple, lobster and pomelo tart, and mango mochi – and don’t forget to save space for the unlimited free-flow of Mövenpick ice cream too. Still got room for more? Two refreshing fruity Mövenpick mocktails are also available as add-ons – cheers!

Price: HK$568 for two on weekdays, HK$718 on weekends with two glasses of sparkling wine; add HK$60 for Mövenpick mocktail

Available until 31 August 2021

WOOBAR, 6/F, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3717 2889

Hotel ICON

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In honour of their 10th anniversary, Hotel ICON are paying tribute to all things Hong Kong with their new “Go Local” afternoon tea. This playful set reinvents everyone’s favourite cha chaan teng snacks with an afternoon tea twist – resulting in fun items like mango-cheese pineapple choux buns, deep-fried peanut balls in the shape of curry fish balls, mini abalone tarts with caviar, coconut-mango cheung fun, and baked truffle chicken pies. Finish things off with unlimited soft-serve ice cream in two distinctively local flavours – red bean or bean curd dessert – scattered liberally with bird nest, hasma, peach gum and grass jelly toppings.

Price: HK$388 for one, HK$688 for two, HK$568 for takeaway

Available daily

Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, +852 3400 1000

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