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Whether you’re dining in or ordering home, these luxe places are at the top of our list for a truly decadent high tea experience

The Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Lounge at Four Seasons has seen many happy friends come and go over the years after enjoying a good cuppa together over elegant plates piled with high tea classics like deviled egg sandwiches, smoked salmon mille-feuille, New York style red reuben sandwiches, coronation chicken salad and soft blueberry scones served with Cornish clotted cream and churned honey butter.  

Availability: Daily from 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Price: RM188 per person

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur  | 145 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2382 8888 

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Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

Did you know that the Hyde Park at Lounge on the Park afternoon tea at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur features recipes from from Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park in London? Enjoy your orange and raisin scones with pineapple carrot cupcakes, banana banoffee and more sweet treats alongside tasty finger sandwiches with fillings of Scott smoked salmon and dill, buttermilk roasted chicken, meatloaf scrambled eggs and crème fresh potatoes with fried onions. You’ll also enjoy a complimentary hot beverage and a peaceful view of the KLCC park with Abbey the bear by your side.

Availability: Daily from now till August 31, 2022 daily from 2.30pm – 6pm on Monday to Friday and 3pm – 6pm on Saturday  
Price: RM178nett per person

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur | Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2330 8798

The RuMa Hotel and Residences

Don’t miss your chance to try out a limited edition afternoon tea at SEVEN Lobby Bar and Lounge prepared by Malaysian chef Chong Ko Wai, winner of the silver medal at international pastry competition Mondial des Arts Sucres in 2016. Developed in collaboration with Elle & Vire, Chong’s masterfully crafted creations in this high tea spread include blood orange cheesecake, petit exotic blanc, wild mushroom vol au vent and smoked salmon quiches.  

Availability: Now till July 3, 2022 daily  
Price: RM148 nett per person (includes one Tapping Tapir sparkling juice)

The RuMa Hotel and Residences | 7, Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur | WhatsApp +603 2778 0751 or email seven@theruma.com

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Like a childhood dream come true, the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur's Barbie Cafe provides the garden-inspired poolside backdrop to the Barbie Afternoon Tea, part of its collaboration with Mattel.

This kaleidoscopic high tea experience boasts savouries that collectively make up a small meal, from poached Boston lobster, Atlantic smoked salmon mousse and braised wagyu beef with purple cabbage and Yorkshire pudding to moussaka with crumbled feta and more.

The dessert tiers consist of a delicate New York cheesecake, yuzu macarons, salted caramel lollipops, strawberry mousse with almond crumble and a selection of plain and strawberry scones to maintain the pink colour scheme. Diners can also visit the pink chocolate fountain as well as a colourful ice-cream counter.

The Barbie Afternoon Tea set includes a choice of coffee, tea or hot chocolate, juice or milkshake in flavours of strawberry, chocolate or vanilla.

Here's a fun fact: While the dress code for the Barbie Cafe is smart casual, some diners show up in their pinkest, Barbie-inspired outfits just for the sheer Instagrammable pleasure of it. 

Availability: Daily from 12pm – 2pm and 2.30pm – 4pm
Price: RM228 nett per adult and RM188 nett per child aged 3 to 11 (inclusive of one complimentary Barbie doll for children)

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur | 12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2182 1234 or book reservations online

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

For days when you need a luxurious pick-me-up, The Ritzy Afternoon Tea does the trick. Diners can expect hot quiches, pies and other savouries baked fresh an hour before service, as well as warm scones and beautifully crafted desserts presented on beautiful china tableware, all to be enjoyed within the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s timelessly elegant Lobby Lounge. Note that orders for the Ritzy Afternoon Tea Box must be placed at least 24 hours in advance. 

Availability: Daily from 12pm – 6pm
Price: RM160++ for two (RM198++ for the Ritzy Afternoon Tea box)  

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur | 168 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur | WhatsApp +6018 306 3188 or email dining@ritzcarltonkl.com

The Majestic Kuala Lumpur

When one thinks of classic afternoon tea served in a nostalgic atmosphere, the Majestic Kuala Lumpur’s high tea at the Colonial Café comes to mind. Laying aside the eatery’s dreamy ambience, the Majestic Afternoon Tea is delicious in every bite, from dainty finger sandwiches and hot savouries to melt-in-your-mouth scones with clotted cream. You can even enjoy these delish treats in the comfort of your own abode with a delivery of the Majestic Afternoon Tea Box.

Availability: Daily from 12pm – 2.30pm and 3pm – 6pm

Prices
Colonial Café: RM70++ per person
The Drawing Room: RM90++ per person
The Orchid Conservatory: RM120++ per person
Takeaway: RM180++ per box

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur | 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur | Call or WhatsApp +6014 647 1060 

The Alchemy, Starhill Dining

Savour the indulgent flavours of the Big Apple with The Alchemy’s New Yorker Afternoon Tea this year, available for dine-in or as an afternoon tea box. Reservations (dine-in or takeaway) must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Feel like staying in? Enjoy complimentary delivery up to 10km with a minimum order of RM200 and above. 

Availability: Daily from 3pm – 6pm
Price: RM160++ per set (for two people)

The Alchemy, Starhill Dining |181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur | Call or WhatsApp +6018 929 8060 

The St Regis Kuala Lumpur

Dine like Caroline Astor of New York when you sit down to the Classic Afternoon Tea at the St Regis Kuala Lumpur, a lavish spread by executive pastry chef Gael Moutet. Enjoy with your squad in Drawing Room or have it delivered for a stylish tea party at home. 

Availability: Daily 2 - 4pm and 4.30 - 6.30pm
Price: RM148++ per person (RM238++ per person inclusive of a glass of Delamotte Champagne)

The St Regis Kuala Lumpur | 6 Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2727 6696

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Sit down to cake and coffee at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur's Altitude, where you'll be treated to sweeping views of the city skyline from 53 floors above. Prepared by Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur executive pastry chef Carlos Valente and Japanese chef de cuisine Ricky Kamiishi, this afternoon tea offers Japanese-inspired desserts and savouries that you won’t be able to resist, including chocolate-coated Sakura madeleines, matcha scones, smoked salmon tarts and kano (crab meat) mayo salad.

Availability: Daily from 3pm – 5pm
Price: RM188nett per person (RM188nett for the Afternoon Tea box set for two, excluding delivery fees) 

Altitude at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur | Level 53, 2, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603 2113 1823 WhatsApp +6012 288 2135 or book reservations online

Beast by BIG

Fancy unagi and tamago taco wraps for tea? Beast by BIG’s lips-smacking BeauTea Parlour high tea set is the perfect thing for those looking to spice up their afternoon tea routine.

The BeauTea set includes unconventional delights like fresh fig waffles with honey, Ebi fry and Kanikama salad baos, Miso petit gateau and more, inclusive of two pots of coffee or tea. The set is available for dine-in, takeaway or delivery

Availability: Daily from 12pm – 5pm
Price: RM128 for two

Beast by Big | Lot 6-A & 6-1A, First Floor, Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur | Call or WhatsApp +6010 2659 539

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown

Enjoy the delicious flavours of the Peranakan Affair Afternoon Tea at Lady Yi’s Tea House, complete with such classic Nyonya delicacies as onde-onde, pulut hitam, kuih bahulu as well as chili prawn pie tees, braised tamarind duck in Chinese pancakes and otak-otak sandwiches.

Wash the nosh down with the deliciously fragrant Lady Yi's Signature 11 Treasures tea. 

 

Availability: Daily from 2pm – 6pm
Price: RM98 per set (RM128 for takeaway or delivery)

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown | 2, Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur | Call or WhatsApp +6012-507 3327 for reservations

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