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

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

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 19 July 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 in-collaboration with Halcyon Days, Malaysia brings you the Halcyon Days inspired British Afternoon Tea at Altitude located on the 53rd floor, available from 15 July to 31 August 2020, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm; priced at MYR148 Nett per person inclusive of an exclusive Halcyon Days gift card worth MYR100 to spend at Halcyon Days, Pavilion KL.

Experience a British culinary afternoon specially curated by Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur’s award winning Head Pastry Chef, Fodil Baghal. Let Chef Fodil and team lead you on a journey of culinary taste amidst an elegant contemporary setting and a breath-taking view of Kuala Lumpur’s cityscape from 53 levels up.

The British Afternoon Tea features five scrumptious selection of sandwiches, such as Cucumber & Dill, Turkey Ham & English Mustard, Egg Truffle Mayonnaise, Coronation Chicken and Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese & Chive to fill the eager tummy.

That is not all, for the afternoon sweet tooth. Indulge in the ever popular Classic & Raisin Scones served with Authentic Clotted Cream and house made Strawberry Jam; Lemon Meringue Tart, the classically English Victoria Sandwich, Battenburg, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Apple Crumble. The British Afternoon Tea is paired with a selection of gourmet coffee by illy Caffè and fine teas by Harney & Sons.

 

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

Price: RM148 Nett per person inclusive of an exclusive Halcyon Days gift card worth MYR100 to spend at Halcyon Days, Pavilion KL.
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!

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 

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

Chocolate Afternoon Tea at Lobby Lounge

Chocolate Lovers are in for a treat. There's now a full-on Chocolate afternoon tea to get stuck into. Indulge and explore in the elements of Chocolate paired with Savoury bites and classic delicatessen scones. Indulge in a selection of assortments that will leave you requesting for more. 

Price: RM62 net per person or RM135 per person with one glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
When: up until 31 July 2020

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 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 2019! - 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 +603-2382-8640 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 Kuala Lumpur

 

 

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. 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 RM104.40Prices 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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