Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021!

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021!

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, cafe's 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. 

{Updated 3 May 2021}


1. The Majestic Hotel

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - The Majestic Hotel

 

The Majestic hotel has a new edition for afternoon Hi Tea 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 English Afternoon Tea from 6 March 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 and is paired with a gift certificate for an English afternoon Tea garden berries massage experience at The Majestic Spa!

Price: RM280 net for 2 people
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. New World Petaling Jaya Hotel

There’s nothing quite like spending a leisurely afternoon indulging in a decadent tea set with your loved ones. Get a taste of classic luxury until 31 May 2021 while pampering your taste buds with an enticing array of sweet and savoury treats, all set against the backdrop of our lounge's elegant furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows that draws in plenty of natural sunlight for a quintessential experience.

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - New World Petaling Jaya

Presented in an Instagram-worthy 3-tier standee, guests will enjoy savoury bites such as Classic Egg Salad Sandwiches with Avocado and Watercress, Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Chives, Capers on Cranberry Pecan Bread and Spinach Quiche, to name just a few. Those with a sweet tooth will be satisfied with bit-sized delicacies such as Vanilla Pastry Cream filled with Éclair, Lavender Icing, Chocolate Financier, Salted Caramel, Dark Chocolate Wafer, Caramelized Banana Macaron and Lemon Curd Meringue.

Price: The three-tiered Afternoon Tea Set is priced at RM128 nett for 2 persons, served with coffee or tea. Daily | 3 pm to 6 pm.
Address: Paradigm, 1 Jalan SS7/26A, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Contact: Telephone
+603 7682 0000, e-mail marketing.petalingjaya@newworldhotels.com

 

3. Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - 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 2021! - Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

 

Along with the assortment of savoury delights, the imaginative pastry team has 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 in-collaboration with Shiseido brings you the SHISEIDO inspired Sakura Spring Afternoon Tea at Altitude, available from 27 March to 30 April 2021, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm; priced at MYR148 Nett per person inclusive of a Shiseido White Lucent sampling kit worth MYR65 and a Shiseido voucher worth MYR50.

Revel in an elegant contemporary ambience and breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur’s cityscape while indulging in a cherry blossom afternoon specially curated by Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur’s award winning Executive Pastry Chef – Fodil Baghal and Chef de Cuisine – Ricky Kamiishi of Ebisu at Altitude.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - Banyan Tree KL

 

The Sakura Spring Afternoon Tea menu is a union of a Japanese Bento and cherry blossom inspired sweet desserts. The Hanami Bento Box features a variety of mouth-watering savoury, such as Salmon & Avocado Tartar, Baby Octopus Tempura, Fried Whild Yam with Miso Paste, Crab Mayonnaise Maki Roll and more. That is not all, for the afternoon sweet tooth. Indulge in Altitude’s signature Classic & Matcha Scones with authentic Clotted Cream & House-made Jam, Charlotte, flavourful Itchigo Tart & Verine, Shiseido Macaron & Madeleine and a Charlotte cake. The Sakura Spring Afternoon Teais paired with a selection of gourmet coffee by illy Caffè and fine teas by Harney & Sons.

Price: RM148 Nett per person inclusive of a Shiseido White Lucent sampling kit worth MYR65 and a Shiseido voucher worth MYR50. Add-on MYR40 per person and elevate your afternoon tea experience with a glass of Cherry Blossom Sake.
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 

Local fashionista FION POON joins forces to present a mother’s day celebration (and throughout May) that is trendy and tasty all at the same time. In this collaboration, Poon has chosen to showcase the ‘Crocodileverse’ collection, a collection inspired by the texture of the leather, with a combination of the parts and accessories illustrates the precedence of the produce.

The afternoon tea on Mothers Day (9 May) at WOOBAR includes a runway catwalk, a glass of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut champagne, Fion Poon Chocolate Shoe Box and the afternoon tea set priced at RM288 net person. 

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - W Kuala Lumpur

 

For those who want to savour the Fion Poon Afternoon Tea can enjoy it throughout the month of May and June 2021 at RM98 net per person and includes the afternoon tea set only. 

Price: Available Thursday  – Sundays at Woobar until 30 June 2021. 3 PM - 5 PM. MYR98 nett per person *Inclusive free flow of tea & coffee.
Address: 121, Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: To make a booking call +6012 347 9088 +6012 347 9088 or bf.wkualalumpur@whotels.com

 

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 2021! - 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 2021! - Doubletree Hilton KL

 

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

Prior reservation is required

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 (Prior reservation is required), simply call them at +60 3-2172 7272 or email kuldt.doubletreekl@hilton.com

 

8. Shangri-La hotel 

Bursting with sweet tastes and bright colours, the all-new tropical afternoon tea set is here to help you beat the heat this summer. Featuring a variety of nectarous creations inspired by the luscious flavours and vibrancy of tropical fruits.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - Shangri-La KL

 

Price: RM75 net per person with Tea or Coffee, RM45 nett per child. RM88 nett for one glass of champagne and RM38 nett for one glass of cocktail.
Address: Lobby Lounge, 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For reservations call +603-2074 3900 or email restaurantreservations.slkl@shangri- la.comAvailable for dine-in, delivery and self pick-up.

9. Four Seasons Hotel 

The Four Seasons Hotel Hi tea has a seasonal array of delicate savouries and sweets, to enjoy in traditional style with a selection of fine teas. All available for take away. Sweet treats and savoury nibbles come together scoring equally high on glamour and flavour. Sample an array of teatime treats reimagined by Chef Junious Dickerson, including Sliced Roast Beef Sandwiches, Scones, complemented by The Lounge’s signature tea. 

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - Four Seaons KL in October

 

Price: Take away Afternoon Tea is available between 10 am - 9 pm at RM88 net per person
Address: 145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: 
To order call +603-2382-8650 or get in touch via the Four Seasons App

 

10. Hotel Stripes

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - 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 2021! - 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 2021! - 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.

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 Kuala Lumpur

 

 

At the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, you can elevate your afternoon tea experience at THIRTY8 with their 3-tier afternoon tea set 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 2021! - Grand Hyatt KL

 

Price:  3-tier afternoon tea set is currently priced at RM158 net for 2 persons and is available for weekdays (excluding Public holidays) between 12:00 - 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 opens once again on 17 February 2021 to provide a Chinese New Year themed afternoon tea set available for dine-in. The restaurant is open daily from 11 AM to 9 PM daily with Mediterranean-inspired bites and an impressive list of fine teas, wines, sparkling wines and premium beer from around the world.
The limited-time offering includes a 3-tier set of both savoury and sweet treats with festive touches such as Smoked Duck Breast Mantou, Papaya Salad with Prawns Pai Tee, Salted Egg Puffs, Smiling Sesame Cookie Balls, Lychee Cheesecake and Egg Tarts.

 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - EQ Bottega Lounge

Price: Available from 12 pm – 5 pm daily, the Afternoon Tea Set is priced at RM88 per adult with coffee or tea / RM148 per adult with coffee or tea and a
glass of Bottega Prosecco Gold 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

 

14. Hilton Kuala Lumpur

The Lounge at Hilton Kuala Lumpur introduces all-new Bubblicious High Tea at The Lounge till the end of May 2021. Spearheaded by Executive Chef Kazi, he and his team bring together a fine selection of sweet and savoury delicacies to delight the senses of taste, sight and smell of diners. 

Best Afternoon Hi Tea in Kuala Lumpur, Your Definitive Guide for 2021! - Hilton KL in October

Presented in a half-opened, bird cage that adds bonus Instagram points, the 3-tier high tea set features classics like raisin scones with Devonshire whipped cream and Hilton’s homemade hibiscus jam; flavourful roulades, eclairs and tarts; sweet touches including yuzu citron tart and raspberry religieuse; as well as a petit four of macarons.

Price: Available on weekends from 12.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Priced at RM296 nett for 2 persons with Champagne, or RM250 nett for 2 persons with house-brewed coffee or tea. A 20% discount is applicable for in-house guests and partner credit card holders.
Address: 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: For further enquiries or reservations, please cal
l +603 2264 2264 

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