Thursday, February 9, 2017

Best Afternoon Tea in KL

Treat the special lady in your life to an unforgettable afternoon tea experience at one of these great afternoon tea spots in KL, be it for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, birthday or anniversaries.

There is something extremely relaxing and therapeutic about sitting down, sipping tea and enjoying cakes and desserts from your afternoon tea set. I often get emails from my readers asking where the best afternoon tea is in KL, so I am pleased to share my list of eight best afternoon teas in KL here. Click on names to read the full review.

1. The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Afternoon tea is a quintessentially English experience and The Tea Lounge at The Majestic Hotel KL offers the perfect setting with its sumptuous and elegant colonial decor, overlooking the lush green lawn. The afternoon tea is served in dainty fine bone china, and you will be serenaded by a live pianist who plays here daily except Mondays. Service is also impeccable and welcoming.

Price: RM60 nett per person on weekdays, RM70 nett per person on weekends and PH.

Read my full review here.

Available daily from 3pm - 6pm.

2. The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur

KL's very own The Ritz-Carlton adds glamour to afternoon tea with a four-piece musical ensemble which serenades you while you indulge in your scones and tea. The newly renovated Lobby Lounge is comfortable and luxurious, and offers a wide selection of Ronnefeldt tea - there is even a tea crafted exclusively for the hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur Blend - all served in delicate fine bone china.

First class service, refined ambiance and delicious bites makes this one of my favorite spots for afternoon tea in KL.

Price: RM80 nett for two persons on weekdays and RM80 nett per person on weekends.

Read my full review here.

Available daily from 3pm to 6pm.

3. Hilton Kuala Lumpur

The high ceilings and chandeliers in The Lounge in Hilton KL make for a grand setting for afternoon tea. Guests can choose to either have the 3-tier afternoon tea (non-refillable), served in elegant bird cages or the afternoon tea buffet with unlimited servings of delectable pastries, scones and savouries.

Price: RM90 nett for 3-tier afternoon tea or RM120 nett for afternoon tea buffet.

Available daily from 3pm to 6pm.

4. Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

Afternoon tea time is always an exciting affair at Mandarin Oriental KL. In the past year, the hotel has had numerous collaborations with big names in fashion such as Chopard, Anya Hindmarch and Roger Vivier as well as notable pastry chef Andres Lara. Fun, quirky and always delicious, there is always bound to be something unique that will catch your eye.

Price: RM128 nett per stand.

Available daily from 2.30pm to 6pm.

5. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Sip your cup of tea in the elegant lounge fringed by a tropical garden and a cascading waterfall. There are two types of Afternoon Teas to choose from here - you can go for the traditional English experience or a Malaysian-infused afternoon tea set.

Price: RM92 nett per set.

Available daily from 2pm to 5pm.

6. Brasserie 25, Hotel Stripes KL

At Brasserie 25, you can enjoy afternoon tea with a French twist (Le Goûter). Patrons can spend the afternoon indulging in unlimited French pastries, hot savouries and refillable tea.

Price: RM80 nett for 2 persons.

Available daily from 3pm to 6pm.

7. Newens Tea House, Starhill Gallery

Newens Tea House adds a refreshing twist to the afternoon tea by bringing you a selection of tea and scrumptious pastries inspired by tea cultures from around the globe, through its A Journey Through Tea series available throughout the year. Other than the special monthly afternoon tea set, they also serve the traditional afternoon tea which comes with their famous Maids of Honour tarts.

Price: RM150 nett per set for two persons.

Available daily from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

Afternoon tea is served all day at Betjeman and Barton. The afternoon tea set comes with free flow premium or superior tea, air flown in from France. 

Price: RM55 nett per person onwards.

Available from 10am to 10pm daily.

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  1. Did I see a pink shoe? It would be fun eating a "shoe" hee..hee...

  2. so do you like full moon, or half a bird cage? haha

  3. Is the afternoon tea buffet still available at Hilton?

    1. I believe it is, you may contact the hotel directly for confirmation. +603 2264 2596


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