Sometimes, it’s nice to indulge ourselves once in a while. Take afternoon tea, for example. It is a great way to sit back and unwind while enjoying a cup of freshly-brewed tea or coffee with a scrumptious array of pastries, scones and finger sandwiches. That said, here are the Top 10 Places For Afternoon Tea in KL & Selangor areas.
1) Miss Ellie Tea House
Words like “quaint” and “homey” are best described for the charming Taman Melawati’s Miss Ellie Tea House. The interior is both cosy and inviting, the kind that gives you a laidback feeling, perfect for sitting back and relaxing with a cup of tea. Here, they serve a quality range of tea ranging from Darjeeling Earl Grey to Assam Blend and French Lavender. Don’t forget to pair your favourite tea with their freshly-baked scones. Served warm with whipped cream and homemade strawberry & thyme jam, the scones are available in either plain, chocolate, raisin or oat flavour.
2) Ladurée Malaysia
Originated from Paris since 1862, Laduree made its debut in late 2017 at Pavilion KL. Famously known for their macarons, they offer creamy flavours like Vanilla Lime, Orange Blossom and Chocolate. Not to forget their gourmet teas from around the world that complement well with the macarons, namely Jardin Bleu Royal, Darjeeling Namring and Senchayamato.
3) Colonial Cafe @ The Majestic Hotel
Available from 3 pm to 6 pm, enjoying an afternoon tea session at Colonial Cafe in Majestic Hotel isn’t just restricted to the confines of a single cafe. There are four different venues you can choose from including The Atrium, The Drawing Room, The Tea Lounge and The Orchid Conservatory. Depending on the venue, the afternoon tea set comes with coffee or tea alongside the likes of creamy pastries, puffs and sandwiches. Keep in mind that it is best to make a reservation in advance to avoid disappointment.
4) THIRTY8 @ Grand Hyatt
Located on the 38th floor, THIRTY8’s biggest highlight lies on its floor-to-ceiling windows that allow you to immerse in the 360-degree majestic view of KL’s skyline. You can choose to dine here for the breakfast buffet, weekday set lunch or an afternoon tea set. The latter is otherwise known as High On Sugar set. It consists of a fine selection of coffees or teas along with a scrumptious display of cakes, tarts, scones and other pastries. Too many sugary treats? Not to worry, since the set also comes with a savoury option, namely shepherd’s pie, spring rolls and dim sum varieties. For reservations, you can either contact 03-2182 1234 or email to email@example.com.
5) The Lounge @ Four Seasons
The Lounge at Four Seasons is primarily an all-day dining restaurant but they serve afternoon tea as well. Available from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm, the tea set consists of delectable sandwiches, canapes as well as warm scones and uniquely-named pastries like Chocolate Like A Snickers Bar and Sarawakian Pineapple with Black Pepper. Reservations are highly recommended to guarantee for a seat.
6) Lounge on the Park @ Mandarin Oriental
Lounge on the Park at Mandarin Oriental offers an exquisite experience for guests to enjoy an afternoon tea session, with floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the lush greenery of the KLCC Park. Available daily from 2.30 pm to 6 pm, their signature English Afternoon Tea set consists of premium tea selections and comes with a choice of warm scones, finger sandwiches and assorted pastries. For reservations, contact 03-2179 8883.
7) Lemon Garden @ Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
The Shangri-La Hotel’s Lemon Garden is no stranger to serving a wide range of local and international buffet selections. Their afternoon tea menu is no slouch either, offering a combination of sweet and savoury delights that complements well with a choice of coffee or tea. This includes the likes of sandwiches, cakes, scones and crumbles. To guarantee a seat, make your reservations right here.
8) The Lobby Lounge @ Ritz Carlton
The Lobby Lounge’s selection of afternoon tea menu is nothing short of gastronomy indulgence. Expect freshly-baked scones, gourmet finger sandwiches and other arrays of pastries served on an elegant 3-tier stand. There are even over 40 unique blends of teas to choose from, making your afternoon a time well-spent as you get to satisfy your tummy while listening to the quartet playing enchanting melodies in the background.
Let’s face it, afternoon tea sets tend to be expensive. But Pastryville offers a chance for the budget-conscious customers to enjoy their afternoon tea session at an affordable price. How affordable, you say? You can get to savour freshly-baked bread and pastries with a choice of coffee or tea for as low as RM11.90 per set. For more info, you can locate or contact respective outlets such as eCurve Mutiara Damansara, Wisma UOA II and 1 Mont Kiara.
10) The Drawing Room, Kuala Lumpur
It is indulgence meets elegance at St. Regis’ Drawing Room, where guests can enjoy their afternoon tea session in the midst of a spacious venue filled with 5-tier crystal chandelier and Colombian artist Fernando Botero’s giant horse sculpture. Then, there’s the tea set, consisting of a TWG tea selection (it’s refillable!) and a delectable array of scones, finger sandwiches and assorted pastries. Available from 3 pm to 5 pm daily, reservations are required to book a table.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered!
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.