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Whether you're dining in or ordering home, these delightful afternoon tea sets in the Klang Valley are a must-try for the weekend

This article was originally published on March 9 and updated on November 26, 2021

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Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Lobby Lounge at The Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is happy to welcome patrons back to enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea set in the lap of luxury. Once again, you'll be able to tuck into classic savouries like smoked salmon 'mille feuille', deviled egg sandwiches or the coronation chicken salad. The selection of sweet treats is just as inviting, from scones (plain or blueberry) served with Cornish clotted cream, strawberry jam and churned honey butter along with raspberry lamingtons, citrus macaroon eclairs, and a pistachio, raspberry and coconut trio.   

Availability: Daily from 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Price: RM188 per person (RM88 per person for takeaways) 

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

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W Kuala Lumpur

Presented in collaboration with Martell and Chocolate Concierge, W Kuala Lumpur's Chocolate and Cognac Festivi-tea is a must-try this month for choc addicts and cognac connoisseurs. This indulgent afternoon tea includes a selection of savouries and sweet treats that include cognac infused truffles, complemented by a free flow of coffee and tea. 

Availability: Monday to Sunday (3pm – 5pm)
Price: From RM158 per person (From RM248 per person inclusive of inclusive of a glass of MUMM Champagne; RM188 per set for delivery)

W Kuala Lumpur | 121 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603-2786 8888 or WhatsApp +6012-347 9088 for reservations | Reservations

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Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Weekend plans, sorted: Indulge in a high tea set that's fit for royalty with the Colonial Cafe's Majestic Afternoon Tea, featuring a classic spread of scones with clotted cream and jams, finger sandwiches, cakes and delicious savouries served piping hot. You can also opt to have your afternoon tea in the Drawing Room or the colourful Orchid Conservatory for a more Insta-worthy high tea experience.   

Availability: Daily from 12pm – 2.30pm and 3pm – 6pm (Weekends and public holidays from 12pm – 2.30pm and 3pm – 6pm for The Drawing Room and The Orchid Conservatory)
Price: From RM70 per per son (RM90 per person in the Drawing Room and RM120 per person at The Orchid Conservatory) 

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

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The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Weekends at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur just wouldn't be complete without the Ritzy Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge. Sink your teeth into a classic high tea spread of finger sandwiches, scotch eggs, chicken pie and vegetable quiche followed by plain or almond raspberry buttermilk scones, opera cake, Breton fruit tarts, strawberry cheesecake and more delectable delights. The Champagne Afternoon Tea here offers all of the above, plus two glasses of Rosé Champagne and your choice of loose leaf tea from the Lobby Lounge's selection.   

November special: This upcoming weekend is your last chance to enjoy The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur's DECORTÉ-themed afternoon tea in collaboration with the Japanese skincare and cosmetics brand. This limited edition afternoon tea boasts desserts inspired by the key ingredient Benifuki Green Tea in DECORTÉ's AQ Meliority range. Diners will also receive an exclusive DECORTÉ gift set (available only for the first 12 sets).  

Availability: Saturdays and Sundays (12pm – 6pm)
Price: RM300 for two (Champagne Afternoon Tea) and RM160 for two (Traditional English Afternoon Tea and DECORTÉ Afternoon Tea)

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

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The St Regis Kuala Lumpur

The Drawing Room at The St Regis Kuala Lumpur is set to thrill patrons this year with Chef Gael Moutet's new afternoon tea menu, inspired by the irresistible scent by St. Regis known as 'Caroline's Four Hundred'. Afternoon tea purists will certainly approve of the selection of scones with Devonshire clotted cream and jam, Valrhona chocolate cake, rich mango eclairs, and lemon New York Cheesecake paired with savouries like prawn madras, chicken satay terrine and egg truffle mayo sandwiches.

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 | Call +603-2727 6660 | Reservations

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TWG Tea Salon

As always, expect to be impressed when it comes to afternoon tea at TWG Tea Salon in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and The Gardens Mall Kuala Lumpur.

Treat yourself to a glass or two of bubbly over a rich spread of savoury and sweet treats infused with the finest tea blends. The delicious lobster brioche roll, for instance, is served with a crisp jicama salad tossed in Royal Darjeeling tea-infused crème fraiche, while the bite-sized Brie Quiche boasts hints of breakfast tea topped with truffle and asparagus. The dainty duck rilettes pair the creamy texture of shredded duck with a sweet cranberry jam infused with French Earl Grey tea. If one piece just isn't enough, fret not; because the set allows for refillable canapes.

TWG Tea's incomparable raisin scones match beautifully with picture-ready pink desserts like the caramel-filled Royal Darjeeling Choux Puff and bright Pink Flamingo macarons. Even the chocolatey French Earl Grey Hazelnut Royal cake boasts pink-hued layers of chocolate and vanilla ganache with raspberry jelly, hazelnut praline and roasted hazelnut.                             

Availability: Monday to Friday (1pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm) and weekends (11am – 1pm, 2pm – 4pm and 5pm – 7pm)
Price: RM79 per adult and RM38 per child (includes free flow of hot or iced TWG tea and refillable canapes), RM158 per person (free flow of red, white or rosé wine and refillable canapes) and RM238 per person (includes free low of Chandon sparkling wine and refillable canapes)

TWG Tea Salon | Two locations at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and The Gardens Mall Kuala Lumpur

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Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Here's what to expect this month for Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur's Classic Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge: familiar high tea duo of fresh scones with cream alongside Banofee pie, Biscoff cheesecake, beef bagels, smoked salmon and more.

Availability: Daily (3pm – 6pm)
Price: RM84 nett per set (RM 54 nett per child)

Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur | 11, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603-2032 2388 or WhatsApp 019-390 2257 or email restaurantreservations.slkl@shangri-la.com

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The Starhill Dining

This specially curated afternoon tea at The Alchemy bar and lounge in Bukit Bintang lets you feast on your tea and cakes like a New Yorker. Inspired by the sights and tastes of the Big Apple, the menu features whitebait lobster sandwiches, bagels with salmon and cream cheese and deviled eggs along with Mont Blanc tarts, cakes and more indulgent sweet treats. The Alchemy's lavish afternoon tea spread is available for dine-in and delivery; and advance reservations are required for both.  

Availability: Daily from 3pm — 6pm
Price: RM160++ per set 

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

More: What To Know About The Starhill Dining

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Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

You're in for a properly pampering weekend with afternoon tea at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. At THIRTY8 (so named because it's located on the 38th floor), guests can try out the Teatime in the Woods Set, rife with rainforest-inspired treats crafted with homegrown produce, like Sabah hibiscus, Pahang chocolate, Sarawakian pineapple and Tawau seawater shrimp. Families (or anyone with a bigger appetite for afternoon tea) can opt for THIRTY8's High on Flavours afternoon tea buffet.    

Teatime in the Woods
Availability: Monday to Friday (12pm – 5pm)
Price: RM168 nett for two 

High on Flavours Teatime in the Woods Buffet
Availability: Saturday and Sunday (12pm – 5pm)
Price: RM189 nett per adult and RM95 nett per child

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur |12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603-2182 1234 for reservations or click here 

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Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

This festive season, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur has joined hands with luxury skincare and fragrance brand Malin+Goetz to produce a stellar La Fête Afternoon Tea, featuring Malin+Goetz Bell Pepper scones with bergamot glaze, Malin+Goetz lavender macaron with lime and mint Cream, Malin+Goetz panna cotta with bergamot and more exquisite delights. 

Availability: Daily from now till December 5 daily from 2pm – 6pm
Price: RM100nett per person (RM198nett for two people) 

Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur | 2, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603 2263 7888 to reserve

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InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

The Hidden Gem Afternoon Tea at OneSixFive Lounge, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is presented in a four-tier jewellery box for patrons to enjoy while overlooking a peaceful koi pond and lush garden. The decadent savouries in this set include a deconstructed beef wellington with hollandaise sauce, blue sea marinated seafood with sesame aioli and a tomato salsa blanket along with a wild smoked salmon quiche with tobiko. Complement your scones and cream with more desserts comprising blueberry cheesecake, mango yuzu cream puffs, Anis cream apple tarts and a light mascarpone with balsamic cream and balsamic vinegar, infused with tomato strawberry and topped with crumble. 

Availability: Daily (2pm – 5pm)
Price: RM228+ for two (includes two coffee or tea beverages) or RM298+ for three 

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur | 165 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603-2782 6000 or WhatsApp +6016-202 4623 for reservations

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The RuMa Hotel and Residences

In the mood for some blue? This November, The Ruma Hotel and Residences has collaborated with Truefit & Hill Malaysia to present a blue-themed Movember Afternoon Tea. Expect creatively concocted desserts like lavender and apple choux, butterfly pea flower cheese cake, blueberry and marigold tartlettes and blackcurrant macarons alongside a savoury smoked chicken crepe with shallots and tiger prawns with macadamia vol au vent.  

Ten per cent of proceeds from this blue afternoon tea will go to National Cancer Council to raise awareness for men's health issues. 

Availability: Now till November 30, 2021
Price: RM150++ per person

The RuMa Hotel and Residences | 7 Jalan Kia Peng | Kuala Lumpur | WhatsApp +603-2778 0735​ or call +603-2788 0888

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