There's nothing that quite says luxury living as afternoon tea, a mid-day opportunity to indulge your senses with dainty delectables and a soothing cup of tea while dressed in your best. To celebrate this popular pastime since the 19th century, T.Dining has made an all-you-ever-need directory for some of the best spots in town for high tea sets. Trust us, you're going to want to bookmark this. Don't see your favourite afternoon tea spot on the list? Tell us all about it via email at

1. Element Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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Element Hotel Kuala Lumpur
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Art, pastries and tea becomes an imaginative edible cansas on the weekends at Element Hotel, resulting in a one a one-of-a-kind high tea experience called "Arteastry". Watch as a chef decorates your table with chocolates, savoury macarons, scones and more before you dig in. Priced at RM128 nett for two, the hotel's afternoon tea offer is available on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 1pm to 5pm.

2. The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

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Indulge in over 40 luxury teas, including a unique blend by German tea makers Ronnefeldt made specifically for the hotel, and an array of classic finger sandwiches, tarts and scones to go alongside a live musical performance at The Ritz-Carlton's lobby lounge. Priced at RM75 per person, the hotel's afternoon tea is available daily from 3pm to 6pm.

3. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

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Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
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Lounge on the Park, Mandarin Oriental KL, specialises in afternoon tea, so you can be sure that you'll have a top notch experience. Available daily from 2:30pm to 6pm, the hotel's afternoon tea set is priced at RM148 nett per person. Enjoy a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, warm scones served with jam, clotted cream and orange marmalade, as well as a platter of miniature cakes, tartlets, macaroons and more. Remember, don't forget to also uphold your tea etiquette.


4. Ladurée Malaysia

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Parisian macaron legends Ladurée recently opened in Malaysia, bringing with them a quaint French touch when it comes to having tea at this patisserie. Afternoon tea takes a different twist here, only available daily in limited quantities, featuring croissants, macarons, chocolate fingers, french toast and a main course for two priced at RM120 nett.


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