The definitive guide to Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur

The definitive guide to Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur

A quintessentially British tradition, high tea is said to have originated in the 1830s. It is widely credited to Anna Maria Stanhope 7th, the Duchess of Bedford who would get peckish mid-afternoon while waiting for dinner. Now an institution around the world, we’re pretty spoilt for choice of Afternoon High Tea in Kuala Lumpur. Most hotel’s, cafés and the odd tea house offer this as a leisurely afternoon affair or a great way to entertain visiting friends. Here is The City List’s round-up of where to enjoy the best afternoon tea experiences, buffets and promos in Kuala Lumpur at the city’s many fantastic locations.

Please note as of 9 June 2020 and the current update to the new RMCO, hotels are now beginning to open. We will continue to update this article as we get information.  

{Updated 12 June 2020}


1. The Majestic Hotel

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - The Majestic Hotel

The Majestic hotel has an array of afternoon Hi Tea options at Colonial Café and Tea Lounge with its Plush red leather chairs, crisply starched white tablecloths and timber panelling reinforce the colonial feel. The Tea Lounge located in the Majestic Wing of the hotel with its old fashioned grid ceilings and antique brass fittings provides the perfect setting for English Afternoon Tea. The Orchid Conservatory showcasing a botanical hanging garden within a glass atrium, the only one of its kind in Malaysia or the Drawing room also in the Majestic Wing, an elegant private lounge with the perfect touch of colonial nostalgia.

 

 

 

The English Afternoon Tea from 13 June 2020 is every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm & 3 pm to 6 pm. Afternoon Tea starts with delicate finger-sized sandwiches, scones adorned with jam and clotted cream, a range of sweet treats, homemade savouries with an Asian twist served on tiered copper burnished stands. 

Price: From RM70 – 120 net
Address: 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Tasik Perdana, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: To make a booking call
 +60 11 2642 7815 or email enquiry@majestickl.com

 

2. Hotel Maya

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Hotel Maya

Hotel Maya is currently in the process of re-vamping their Hi-Tea offering.

Price:
Address: 138 Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: Reservations call 
+60 3-2711 8866

 

3. Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Intercontinental KL

The culinary team at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur have curated a special menu for the Secret Garden Afternoon Tea at OneSixFive Lounge between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm daily overlooking the tranquil tropical garden with cascading waterfall, and enjoy a tasty collection of sweet pastries and saviour delights.

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

Along with the assortment of savoury delights the imaginative pastry team have created an array of indulgent pastries. Enjoy the set with a cup of premium coffee or tea.

Price: The Secret Garden Afternoon Tea Set is priced at RM158. Add on RM88 for a glass of Prosecco or Bellini. Add on RM20 for a glass of Mocktail.
Address: 165 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservations or more information, please call +603 2782 6168 or email to foodandbeverage@intercontinental-kl.com.my 

4. Banyan Tree Hotel 

 

The Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur offering of Hi Tea at Altitude located on the 53rd floor offers guests a refreshed Afternoon Tea set along with breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur city skyline from Level-53 of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur. Featuring the must try Roast Beef and Bresaola, Mangosteen Macrons, Crispy Kaffir Lime Cheesecake and the newly added Peking Duck. Available Daily 3:00pm to 5:00pm and is Available until 14 July 2020.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Banyan Tree KL

 

Price: RM121 per person. Now inclusive of a glass of Prosecco and Premium Coffee by illy Cafe or Fine tea’s by Harney & Sons. 
Address: 2, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservations, please call Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur at +603-2113 1823 

5. W Kuala Lumpur 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - W Kuala Lumpur

 

At W Kuala Lumpur celebrate the Lunar New Year Hi-Tea with a Par-Tea! Indulge in the blooming flavours of Spring and ring in the Lunar New Year with tiny temptations such as the likes of Mandarin Orange Gateaux and Vanilla Osmanthus Scones!

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - W Kuala Lumpur

 

Price: We are currently awaiting the latest information.
Address: 121, Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: To make a reservation call +6012 347 9088 +6012 347 9088 or bf.wkualalumpur@whotels.com, alternatively you can book via OpenTable at https://www.opentable.com/r/woobar-w-kuala-lumpur 

6. Berjaya Times Square hotel

Make your way to Big Apple Restaurant for an irresistible and delicious experience, with their wide variety, fresh taste and generous portions. Indulge in a range of local and international delights located on the 14th floor enjoy the vast Kuala Lumpur city’s skyline as they dine.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Berjaya Times Square Hotel

 

Exclusively on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays between 12:30 pm- 4:00 pm *Prior reservation required

Price: RM98.00 nett per adult, RM61.00 nett senior citizen, RM51.00nett per child. from 12:30pm- 4:00pm *Prior reservation required
Address: Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: To make a reservation call +603 211 78000 ext. 8133 

7. Doubletree Hilton 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Doubletree Hilton KL

 

Forget scones and pastries, here at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, they believe that guests should truly enjoy Malaysian flavours. Indulge in local tea time Monday to Friday between 3 pm – 6 pm with favourites consisting of Malaysian traditional pastries and desserts with complimentary tea tarik at Axis Lounge and at just RM35nett for 2 people this looks an absolute bargain!

Price: RM35 nett for 2 person
Address: The Intermark, 348 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For more information or to make a booking, simply call them at +60 3-2172 7272 or email kuldt.doubletreekl@hilton.com

8. Shangri-La hotel 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Shangri-La Hotel KL October 2019

 

Chef Roberto’s Afternoon Tea Collection at Lobby Lounge

Introducing an all-new Afternoon Tea which will satisfy the sweetest of cravings - straight from the notebook of our Executive Pastry Chef, Mr Roberto Hernandez. Indulge in a selection of assortments that will leave you requesting for more. As they say, pastries and cakes go hand-in-hand.

Price: We are currently awaiting the latest information.
When: 
Address: 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservations call +603-2074 3900 or email slkl-pr@shangri-la.com

9. Four Seasons Hotel 

The Four Seasons Hotel Hi tea has a heart-warming Christmas afternoon, starring goodies like chestnuts, gingerbread and eggnog. Sweet treats and savoury nibbles come together at this creative Christmas-themed feast, scoring equally high on glamour and flavour. Sample an array of teatime treats reimagined by Chef Junious Dickerson, including Beetroot Cured Salmon, Chestnut Turkey Salad, Foie Gras Mousse, Eggnog Crème Brûlée, Yule Logs and Fine de Claire Oysters. Not to mention freshly baked scones with Clotted Crème and Jam – nostalgia on a plate, perfectly complemented by The Lounge’s signature tea. 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2019! - Four Seaons KL in October

Price: We are currently awaiting the latest information.
Address: 145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: To reserve call +603-2382-8640 or get in touch via the Four Seasons App

10. Hotel Stripes

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Hotel Stripes KL

 

Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur has a new afternoon tea concept called Bao-Tea-Ful “Have a BAO, sip on TEA & have a beautiFUL day”. Their Bao, representation of the old and the new served up with a twist of memories of Jalan Kamunting and mixed with an upbeat trend of Japanese, Korean and Western cuisine.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur

 

Price is RM88 for 2 persons and is available Saturdays & Sundays from 3 pm - 6 pm at Brasserie 25
with a Free Flow of Bao + Local Desserts Consisting of 10 bao options (2 sweet options), 3 tea options (in a pot) & 3 options of local desserts such as Cendol, Bubur Cha Cha & Red Bean Tong Sui.

Price: We are currently awaiting the latest information.
Address: 25 Jalan Kamunting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservation call +60 3-2038 0000 or email to enquiry@stripeskl.com

11. The Ritz Carlton

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - The Ritz Carlton KL

 

The Ritz Carlton KL Hi Tea in the Lobby Lounge speaks of conversations and the pure enjoyment of the moment through their quintessential afternoon tea experience. Partake in the time-honoured ritual of afternoon tea where decadent delicacies and fine teas are served while being serenaded by their resident quartet.

Relish in the Champagne Afternoon Tea featuring Bollinger Rosé Champagne for a ritzy touch, complete with freshly baked scones with clotted cream and preserves, pies, quiches, assorted finger sandwiches and handcrafted desserts from 13 June 2020 every Saturday and Sunday between 12:00 pm - 6 pm.

Price: Traditional English afternoon tea from RM80 per person. Champagne afternoon tea from RM150 per person.
Address: 168 Jalan Imbi Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservations call +60 3-2142 8000 or email to ritzkl@ritzcarlton.com.my

12. Grand Hyatt (Flash Sale Alert: 50% off book by 16 June!)

 

 

At the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, you can elevate your afternoon tea experience at THIRTY8 with their 3-tier afternoon tea set currently running at RM104.40 with a flash sale discount of 50% for bookings up until 16 June! The 3-tier afternoon tea set is perfectly curated by their culinary team, featuring a sinful selection of sweet and savoury items. Featuring house-made scones, macarons, selection of cakes and dessert, Sandwiches, springs rolls, tea, coffee and many more.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - Grand Hyatt KL

 

Price:  3-tier afternoon tea set is currently priced at RM104.40. Book with Klook here and receive 50% off up until 16 JunePrices quoted are inclusive of 10% service charge and 6% Sales and Services Tax (SST) and is available for dine-in only between 15:00 - 17:00
Address: 12 Jalan Pinang Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservation call THIRTY8 at +603 2182 1234 or email to thirty8.kuagh@hyatt.com

13. EQ

Bottega Lounge offers a daily Afternoon Tea Set with colourful, plush furniture and natural lighting that makes for an elegant setting. The Italian-inspired offering includes savouries served to the table and a desserts counter with decadent delights.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2020! - EQ Bottega Lounge

Price: Available from 3 pm – 5 pm daily, the Afternoon Tea Set is priced at RM68 nett per person, inclusive of coffee or tea or RM118 nett per person, with an additional glass of Prosecco Brut or Rosé.
Address: EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: For reservations, please call Bottega Lounge at +603-2789-7839 or email dineateqkl@kul.equatorial.com

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