When it comes to dining, even those with the most refined tastes would be spoilt for choice in our city. From Instagrammable cafes, to high-end Italian restaurants and local eateries serving up homegrown delights such as egg sandwiches, cart noodles and French toasts, Hong Kong’s diverse dining scene does give us food lovers something to be excited about at any time of year.
And now, as the temperatures continue to rise, our favourite hotels and restaurants are pulling out all the stops with a host of new afternoon tea menus that offer diners the chance to enjoy a fancy dining experience. After all, what better way to spend sunny afternoons indoors over some gourmet bites? Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best afternoon teas to try in Hong Kong this summer.
What: Sitting pretty on the 49th floor of The Upper House, Salisterra is the hotel’s latest culinary concept that offers a casual fine dining experience with warm hospitality and top-notch Mediterranean fare. This summer, the restaurant is presenting a new menu to please diners with delectable teatime treats inspired by the vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean.
In addition to savoury bites including duck confit pastilla, smoked salmon rillettes and salted beef cheek, guests will also enjoy sweets such as passionfruit cheesecake, lemon meringue chouquette, strawberries and cream tartlets, as well as scones with clotted cream and house preserves.
Price: HK$290 for one and HK$560 for two persons
Where: Salisterra, Level 49, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 3968 1106; salisterra.thehousecollective.com