Chinese New Year is fast approaching, which can only mean one thing—it’s time to decorate the house, hunt for auspicious gifts, and indulge in festive treats with friends and family. To celebrate new beginnings and the arrival of the Year of the Tiger, five-star hotels and upscale restaurants are pulling out all the stops with a new array of afternoon tea sets to tempt your tastebuds.
Read on to discover our top picks for the best, newest afternoon teas to try in Hong Kong this season. Featuring delicious savoury bites, exquisite desserts and freshly baked scones, these menus are guaranteed to bring you a memorable holiday break.
1. Artisan Lounge
With its elegant furnishings and great ambience, afternoon tea at Artisan Lounge promises to be an enjoyable experience—and now there’s a holiday-themed menu to whet your appetite too.
The set features a selection of Chinese savouries including premium abalone and fish maw tart, cheese and lobster sabayon, as well as rice paper roll with drunken chicken. On the sweet side, there are homemade festive desserts such as palmiers, sesame cookies, sweet egg twists, egg roll and goji berry scones.
Price: HK$898 for two persons
When: The set is available all day from now till February 20.
Artisan Lounge, Shop G008-G008A, K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2601 3428; artisanlounge.com