15 new afternoon teas to try in Hong Kong this February

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The start of a new year can only mean one thing… a host of brand new afternoon teas to try. From beauty brand collaborations to Chinese New Year themed feasts, we’ve rounded up 15 of the latest afternoon teas in Hong Kong to tempt those teatime tastebuds:

Island Shangri-La

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What better way to usher in a brand new year of health, wealth and prosperity than with a seriously sophisticated afternoon tea at Island Shangri-La? Their special Chinese New Year afternoon tea features an exquisite array of savouries and pastries designed to symbolise happiness and good luck – including a foie gras pearl, crispy suckling pig on beetroot brioche, and osmanthus gold jelly with mandarin and Early Grey mousse.

Price: HK$558 for two people

Available until 28 February 2021

Lobby Lounge, Level 6, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2877 3838

AMMO

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Find your inner Zen in the most delicious of ways with AMMO’s latest afternoon tea collab with bodycare brand Rituals. Their new mint-hued “Inner Peace” tea set takes inspiration from the pampering specialist’s suitably soothing Rituals of Jing Collection; in addition to a range of tasty creations like macarons, vol au vents and scones, guests will also receive a complimentary Rituals gift set including a shower gel, body scrub, dry oil and pillow mist.

Price: HK$498 for two people

Available until 31 March 2021

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

Four Seasons Hong Kong

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Get the new year off to a suitably fruity start with Four Seasons’ latest afternoon tea, which showcases deliciously tart, perfectly ripened kumquats from Japan’s Miyazaki prefecture. Feast on exquisitely-crafted teatime treats that make the most of this star ingredient, such as salmon tartare with kumquat zest, hojicha and kumquat Swiss rolls, and kumquat parfait monakas – with even Four Seasons’ signature scones served with kumquat jam especially for the occasion.

Price: HK$618 for two people on weekdays; HK$658 for two people on weekends and public holidays; HK$888 with free-flow Prosecco at Executive Club on Friday-Sunday

Available until 28 February 2021

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

Hue

Say “G’day mate” to an Aussie-inspired afternoon tea at contemporary Australian restaurant Hue. Located in Hong Kong Museum of Art with a backdrop of stunning Victoria Harbour views, their revamped afternoon tea set features items like matcha lamingtons, mini pavlovas, devilled eggs on toast, and even a CNY-inspired lo bak go radish cake with chorizo – plus those all-important scones, served with vanilla cream, orange and thyme marmalade, and raspberry rhubarb jam.

Price: HK$680 for two people

Available every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday

Hue, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3500 5888 

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

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For a truly decadent afternoon spread, head to Mandarin Oriental’s newest tea experience at their ever-swanky Mandarin Grill + Bar restaurant. Guests can feast on Grill signatures such as house-smoked Scottish salmon and steak tartare with toasted sourdough, alongside a daily selection of finger sandwiches, Mandarin Cake Shop pastries and the hotel’s famous freshly-baked scones with clotted cream and rose petal jam. Fully vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free afternoon tea menus are also available.

Price: HK$398 per person

Available until 12 February 2021

Mandarin Grill + Bar, 1/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2825 4000

Kowloon Shangri-La

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Who doesn’t love a good afternoon tea collab? Kowloon Shangri-La has partnered up with elegant beauty brand Crabtree & Evelyn for their new “Dare To Be Different” afternoon tea – with delectable savouries and sweets inspired by key ingredients from their pampering products. Picture-perfect menu items include spicy scallop tartare with ginger and bergamot sauce, lemongrass panna cotta with mango mousse and orange tea jelly, and vanilla macarons with raspberries and rose petals – with all guests also receiving a complimentary gift bag filled with Crabtree & Evelyn goodies.

Price: HK$638 for two people

Available until 31 March 2021

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

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

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Bring on the bling for The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong’s latest afternoon tea collaboration with luxury jewellery brand Qeelin. Featuring a red-and-gold theme ideal for both Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day, this new tea set celebrates gourmet Chinese flavours and refined craftsmanship, with items including abalone and mushroom tartlets, lychee and red date cakes, and chilli chocolate and red bean tarts decorated with chocolate versions of Qeelin’s adorable panda symbol Bo Bo. Guests will also receive a Qeelin gift redemption card with each tea set for two, whilst stocks last.

Price: HK$698 for two people; HK$728 for two people on 12, 13 and 15 February; HK$808 for two people on 14 February

Available until 31 March 2021

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

Miss Lee

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If you’re maintaining those Veganuary good habits but are still craving afternoon tea, don’t worry – plant-based restaurant Miss Lee has got you covered. Served in a stylish bamboo cage, their newly-launched “Vegan Par-Tea” features eight different vegan bites to try, including a chickpea bao with coleslaw, wasabi mayo and sea asparagus, pumpkin cakes with sesame and walnut praline, and hawthorn and sesame scones with jam. Bonus points for the super-cute drawings on the menu by local illustrator Catherine Yeung, aka @drawmspring on Instagram.

Price: HK$138 per person, minimum two people

Available daily

Miss Lee, G/F The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2881 1811

The Langham Hong Kong

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Get your year off to a scent-sational start with The Langham’s pretty-in-pink afternoon tea partnership with Bulgari. In celebration of the Italian design house’s limited-edition Rose Goldea perfume, the hotel has created a stunning selection of sweets and savouries in dreamy shades of pink – with highlights including pink guava and citrus cheesecake, raspberry and rose white chocolate, foie gras mousse with pink champagne jelly, and sakura-studded scones… plus a complimentary Rose Goldea eau de parfum miniature with each tea set for two.

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

Available until 31 March 2021

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

Kerry Hong Kong

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Say kung hei fat choi to another year of amazing afternoon teas with Kerry’s latest “Oxpicious” offering. Get in the festive mood with wow-worthy bites themed around good health, fortune, harmony and prosperity – including barbeque duck and lychee rice paper rolls, crispy turnip cakes with Ibérico lomo and chorizo XO sauce, wagyu ox cheek and truffle dumplings, and even adorable ox-shaped chocolate and jasmine macarons. Don’t forget to share a photo of the tea set on Instagram to receive a complimentary genmaicha mocktail to enjoy too.

Price: HK$638 for two people

Available until 28 February 2021

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

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

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Enjoy a delicious dose of flower power, thanks to Grand Hyatt’s seasonal floral afternoon tea. A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, the set includes teatime delights like mini sakura cherry cakes, rose raspberry and lychee profiteroles, green pea and Comté cheese tarts, and goji berry scones served with lemon curd – and if you’ve still got room after all that, you can also fill up on unlimited treats from Tiffin’s dessert counter (hello waffles, crepes and homemade ice-cream). Visit on 11-13 February to experience a special lunar new year-themed version of the tea, with the set receiving a romantic Valentine’s Day makeover on 14 February too.

Price: HK$298 per person on weekdays; HK$328 per person on weekends and public holidays

Available until 30 April 2021

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

Sheraton Hong Kong

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Another blooming lovely afternoon tea comes in the shape of Sheraton’s “Spring Blossom” CNY afternoon tea, with incredible views from the hotel’s swish Sky Lounge also served up as standard. Auspicious bites on offer include raspberry “firecracker” mousses, beetroot salmon blinis, and matcha and sesame “jade” delicacies – plus all guests can enjoy two rounds of free refills on the restaurant’s homemade scones, alongside a complimentary upgrade to a glass of Perrier-Jouët bubbly. Cheers to that.

Price: HK$287.3 per person

Available until 28 February 2021

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

10 Shanghai

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If you prefer savouries to sweets, then this is definitely the teatime feast for you – 10 Shanghai’s Classic Huaiyang afternoon tea set. Get ready to chow down on two bamboo steamers’ worth of Chinese specialities, including sweet and sour baby back ribs, steaming hot xiao long bao, smoked soft-boiled eggs with black truffle pearls, bowls of Shanghainese noodles and the pièce de résistance, a whole crispy smoked baby squab. Forget the Earl Grey and choose between a variety of nourishing drinks to accompany your meal, such as mango pomelo sago or jujube, longan and wolfberry tea.

Price: HK$338 for two people

Available daily

10 Shanghai, Shop 101, Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2338 5500

Conrad Hong Kong

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To welcome the Year of the Ox, Conrad has teamed up with homegrown tea house MingCha for a truly tea-riffic afternoon tea. Going far beyond your average cuppa, the new set features not only various tea-inspired items including golden osmanthus cheesecake and green oolong milk chocolate mousse, but also artisanal jasmine blossom or teguanyi brews for you to enjoy with your teatime spread – plus goji berry scones served with MingCha’s hand-crafted, highly fragrant osmanthus or rose honey too.

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

Available until 28 February 2021

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

W Hong Kong

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For a touch of afternoon tea extravagance, head to W Hong Kong for their fabulously festive “Ox-traordinary Bites” tea set. This luxurious “East Meets West” teatime banquet features ultra-luxe mini morsels including abalone tart, lobster with smoked herring caviar and bird’s nest raspberry cheesecake – all served in highly Instagrammable style on traditional bamboo steamers.

Available until 28 February 2021

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

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