Enjoy a nice chilled cocktail on a hot summer night! Have some quali-tea time with these tea-infused concoctions, from Tea WG to Please Don’t Tell, and more
Fragrant, delicate and crisp, what the cold brewed chamomile tea-infused cocktail Italian 75 at Tempo Tempo tastes like. Blended with Malfy Gin con Limone, Italicus rosolio di bergamotto, fresh lemon juice, and champagne, it is citrusy yet retains the distinctive flavours of chamomile tea.
Where: 2/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay
Tea WG’s tea-infused DIY cocktails highlight the brand’s delightful tea blends. Tea Cosmopolitan is one of the highlights and is made with Fruit Mountain Tea for that added citrus punch and sweetness. This classic vodka-based cocktail is also infused with cranberry juice and a dash of lime.
Where: IFC Mall, #1022, Podium Level One, 1 Harbour View Street Central; Festival Walk, LG2, 11 Tat Chee Ave, Kowloon Tong
Steak and red wine? Yes, they are the perfect combination. But did you know citrusy cocktails also go well with steak? Renowned French steak house Bifteck offers three tea-infused cocktails to keep meat and seafood lovers happy. Diners can select drinks based on their booze preference, from vodka to sake.
Fruit lovers can go for the Murakino, a vodka-based cocktail with butterfly pea syrup and pineapple juice. Matcha Yoguruto is the perfect option for adventurous drinkers who want to try a sake-based cocktail comprised of matcha latte liquor and yoghurt.
Where: 23/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Cocktails on tap, that’s what Draft Land is all about. Cocktail enthusiasts looking for a refreshing nightcap in Soho can check this cosy place out. Located in the heart of Central, Draft Land offers a range of unique house cocktails with gin, whiskey, rum, and even wines. Among its most popular cocktails include the Oolong tea Collins.
Where: 63 Wyndham Street, Central
Please Don’t Tell
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental’s speakeasy Please Don’t Tell is another option to try in Central. If you’re into Taboocha Kombucha, the V.S.O. Tea offers hints of ginger and goji berries with a splash of Taboocha Kombucha. It accentuates the earthy qualities of the cognac. The drink is garnished with Green tea and jasmine.
Please Don’t Tell also provides a visually pleasing experience. The entrance is a mock phone booth and the walls are decorated with dressed-up animal taxidermies.
Where: 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central
Offering one of the best sunsets in Hong Kong, The Pavillion at The Silveri Hong Kong provides two different gin-based tea cocktails. Blueming is flavoured with butterfly pea flowers, homemade butterfly pea and osmanthus tea syrup and a touch of citrus. It uses Perfume Trees gin as the base, and Campari, fresh lemon juice, and orange bitters.
Also gin-based, the Sleepy Village is infused with Jing tea. The cocktail is made with gin infused with rosebuds and topped with rose wine, creme de fraise and fresh strawberries.
Where: 16 Tat Tung Rd, Tung Chung, Lantau Island