Hong Kong Afternoon Teas: Spring 2023 Edition . The best teatime treats this springtime

Hong Kong Afternoon Teas: Spring 2023 Edition

The best teatime treats this springtime

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 3 Mar '23

Header photo: strawberry and Timur berry charlotte by Head Pastry Chef Matthieu Carlin, Jardin d’Hiver, Hôtel de Crillon

ALVA HOTEL BY ROYAL (Belgian Chocolate & Blood Orange Afternoon Tea by PitStop)

A fan of fruit-flavoured chocolate? PitStop’s vibrant new afternoon tea features an array of sweets and savouries crafted using both Belgian Satongo 72% chocolate and blood orange, including a special soda drink flavoured with blood orange. The teatime bites run the gamut from smoked scallop with a salsa made of blood orange and chilli and tiger prawn salad cup with blood orange and avocado tart to blood orange with Belgian Satongo 72% chocolate cake and Belgian Satongo 72% chocolate crispy dome.

Where: 1/F, ALVA HOTEL BY ROYAL, 1 Yuen Hong Street, Shatin

When: 1 April–30 June 2023 (daily, 2:30–5:30pm)

How much: HK$688 for 2; +HK$88/glass of Moët & Chandon champagne

For reservations: phone 3653 1168 or WhatsApp 5237 7111

AMMO (Glow in Rose Afternoon Tea x HABA)

A jewel box of a restaurant nestled within Asia Society, AMMO is partnering with Japanese additive-free skincare brand HABA to present a Japanese-inspired tea set filled with the light, fresh flavours of spring. Chilled tofu with sea urchin and beef tataki, sakura shrimp croquette, fruit sando, sakura-blossom jelly and vanilla panna cotta and strawberry crêpe roll cake are amongst the sweet and savoury items diners can look forward to.

Where: Lower Level, Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

When: 1 March–20 April 2023 (daily, 3–5pm)

How much: HK$438 for 2. Takeaway tea sets are also available and can be ordered online with one day advance notice.

Bonus: every tea set for two comes with two redemption vouchers to receive a complimentary HABA Whitening Squalane and Rose Hair Care trial kit and treatment (valued at HK$2,440), while stocks last.

For reservations: phone 2537 9888 or book online

the Arca (Spring Blossom Jap-cha Arcanoon Tea by Arca Society)

This afternoon tea experience at the gorgeous Arca Society space is a bit different from the norm, featuring a Japanese tea pairing with three notes of flavours, from light to strong. The fragrant tea-infused bites paired with the cha include pan-seared Hokkaido scallop with Earl Grey tea oil on toast, hojicha chicken breast vol-au-vent, Uji matcha and red bean cake and hojicha cheesecake. The restaurant’s classic scones are served with clotted cream and homemade Earl Grey jam.

Where: 3/F, the Arca, 43 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang

When: 1 April–30 June 2023 (daily, 3–5pm)

How much: HK$438 for 2

For reservations: phone 3701 6030 or book online

Cordis, Hong Kong (Zestastic Afternoon Tea by Alibi)

The focus of this new afternoon tea at Alibi at Cordis is the hotel’s signature brand colour – orange – complemented by bites in the same shade. This translates to savouries like hand-cut Polmard beef tartare with yuzu and smoked paprika and mushroom arancini with truffle sauce, while on the sweet side, tangy, refreshing treats include mandarin-yuzu tart and pudding flavoured with orange and almond milk. The signature scones are accompanied by orange marmalade (and clotted cream), and there’s a delightful-sounding Amber Sunset mocktail – made with yuzu, orange and passionfruit – included to boot. Limited to 15 sets per day.

Where: 5/F, Cordis, Hong Kong, 555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok

When: from 1 March 2023 (daily, 3–5:30pm)

How much: HK$498 for 2 (includes 2 Amber Sunset mocktails)

For reservations: phone 3552 3232, WhatsApp 9717 4727 or book online

Fortnum & Mason (Afternoon Tea by 181)

Fortnum & Mason’s elegant 181 restaurant is always a prime choice for a spot of afternoon tea with a view, but this spring, there’s an even better reason to visit. Fortnum’s has put on a limited-time seasonal special of two for the price of one on the restaurant’s classic afternoon tea menu of finger sandwiches (which are refillable!), cakes and pastries, plus scones (plain, sultana and cranberry) served with clotted cream and the brand’s beloved strawberry preserves and lemon curd. A vegetarian tea set is also available.

Where: Shop 022, G/F, K11 ATELIER, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, TST

When: 13 March–21 April 2023 (weekdays excluding public holidays, 2–6pm)

How much: HK$588 for 2

For reservations: phone 3916 8181 or book online

Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour (Betsu Bara Afternoon Tea by The Farmhouse x Luna Cake)

This Japanese-inspired afternoon tea at The Farmhouse is a collab with home-grown Japanese bakery Luna Cake, specialising in Hokkaido cheesecake. The live stations are always a highlight here, this time including made-to-order, all-you-can-eat dorayaki (Japanese pancakes filled with red bean and custard), taiyaki (fish-shaped Japanese pastries filled with custard) and Japanese soufflé pancakes, as well as a fantastic ice-cream bar. The generous sweets and savouries, presented bento style, include unagi (eel) taco, deep-fried lobster hand roll, mini versions of Luna’s famous Hokkaido double cheesecake in both original and Yamanashi white peach flavours, matcha opera cake and yuzu-passionfruit tart.

From 1 April to 1 May, there’s also a giveaway on to win a two-night stay at Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa, inclusive of daily breakfast and dinner, plus an afternoon tea experience for two (valued at HK$12,000).

Where: 2/F, West Tower, Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong, 1 North Point Estate Lane, North Point

When: 1 April– 25 June 2023 (daily, 3:30–5pm; Mother’s Day Eve and Mother’s Day – 2:45–4:30pm)

How much: HK$688 for 2

Bonus: the set comes with two Luna Cake cash and discount voucher sets, while supplies last.

For reservations: phone 3896 9896 or book online

I-O-N Café Bar (Blushing Sakura Afternoon Tea)

It’s all about Japanese cherry blossoms at the three branches of I-O-N Café Bar this spring. The number-one savoury item in the afternoon tea set is the caviar-topped devilled egg, complemented by a sweet highlight of sakura-raspberry cheesecake. The Central Market location is the most atmospheric of the trio, where diners are seated right in the middle of the action.

Where: branches in Central, Kwun Tong and Wong Chuk Hang; click here for locations and booking details

When: 6 March–30 April 2023 (Central Market – daily, 3–6pm; Kwun Tong and Wong Chuk Hang – weekends, 3–6pm)

How much: HK$498 for 2

Island Shangri-La (Art on the Plate Afternoon Tea by Lobby Lounge)

Island Shangri–La is getting into the Art Month action with an art-inspired afternoon tea that’s on for just 11 days. Executive Chef Uwe Opocensky and Executive Pastry Chef Julien Gourmelon have curated a medley of colourful, artistically executed bites to delight the eyes as well as the palate. There are three showstopping sweet treats – Black & White (sesame sponge cake with black sesame nougatine and sesame mousse), Sakura x Butterfly (strawberry confit with sakura mousse and vanilla sponge cake) and Purple Palette (vanilla mousse with blackcurrant jelly) – plus three indulgent savouries and classic scones served with clotted cream and jam.

Where: 6/F, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty

When: 21–31 March 2023 (weekdays, 3–5pm; weekends and public holidays, 2–3:45pm, 4–5:30pm)

How much: HK$888 for 2

For reservations: phone 2877 3838 or email  lobbylounge.isl@shangri-la.com

Kerry Hotel (Vivid Summer Hues Afternoon Tea by Lobby Lounge x PAUL & JOE BEAUTE)

Kerry Hotel already has summer on the brain with this bright and colourful afternoon tea set, a partnership with Parisian makeup brand PAUL & JOE. Inspired by the brand’s new summer collection and hero products, Executive Chef Michael Clinton and Executive Pastry Chef Jérôme Husson have curated an array of artistic confections. P&J is a a savoury red prawn tartare and orange-blossom jelly concoction, while foie gras ice cream and caviar waffle are yet more creative savoury contenders. On the sweet side, we’re enticed by the likes of blueberry and fromage blanc tart, mint and chocolate cake and honey and lemon cake. To wet your whistle, there’s a complimentary lychee-pineapple soda drink included in the set.

Where: 1/F, Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon

When: 3 April–31 May 2023 (weekdays, 2:30–5:30pm; weekends and public holidays, 1:30–4pm, 4:15–6pm)

How much: HK$638 for 2 on weekdays; HK$668 for 2 on weekends and public holidays; +HK$188/2 glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut NV. A takeaway tea set for 2 is available for HK$588, minus the gift sets.

Bonus: every tea set comes with two PAUL & JOE BEAUTE gift sets (valued at HK$140), while supplies last.

For reservations: phone 2252 5237 or book online

Kowloon Shangri-La (Nourishing Tea-spiration Afternoon Tea by Lobby Lounge x Eurobeauté)

Korean skincare brand Eurobeauté is the latest afternoon tea partner at Kowloon Shangri-La, with the hotel’s signature floral birdcage this time containing refined sweets and savouries in a colour palette inspired by spring. Highlights of the refreshing bites include finger sandwiches of crab, celery and crab roe with truffle mayo and grilled prawn with avocado and yuzu, lemon and yuzu meringue tart and buttermilk butterfly-pea panna cotta, all adorned with colourful edible flowers. A seasonal fruit platter is also part of the elegant deal.

Where: Lobby, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, TST East

When: 2 March–30 April 2023 (daily, 3–6pm – except 7–10 April)

How much: HK$688 for 2. This tea set is also available for takeaway (excluding the fruit platter and beverages).

Bonus: for every afternoon tea set for two, two Eurobeauté gift sets (valued at up to HK$2,651) are included, while supplies last.

For reservations: phone 2733 8740 or book online

LAB EAT Restaurant & Bar (Royal Tea Set)

This popular rooftop restaurant in Mongkok serving up global cuisine has introduced a highly anticipated afternoon tea set that places a spotlight on its signature dishes. The Signature Platter features savoury bites including sea urchin crostini, black truffle and foie gras terrine, grilled baby squid, smoked quail leg and more. Also included are five assorted sweets, petits fours and seasonal fresh fruits. For a lighter version, you can instead opt for the Exquisite Platter, which includes simpler (but just as tasty) items like Parma ham crostini, sweet potato fries and smoked salmon sandwich. To wet your whistle, we recommend choosing LAB EAT’s signature fruit tea.

Where: 5/F, T.O.P., 700 Nathan Road, Mongkok

When: ongoing (daily, 3–5:30pm)

How much: Exquisite Platter – HK$98 for 1 (2-person minimum); Signature Platter – HK$198 for 1 (2-person minimum)

For reservations: phone 2352 5699 or book online

The Langham (Stay Fabulous Afternoon Tea by Lobby Lounge x Elizabeth Arden)

In honour of the launch of Elizabeth Arden’s new Ceramide skincare collection, The Langham has created a gorgeous new afternoon tea set at elegant tearoom Palm Court. The pretty-as-a-picture sweets include white chocolate mousse with pink guava, honey-almond shortcake, raspberry macaron and mixed berry crumble tart, while smoked salmon and cream cheese finger sandwich, honey-roasted chicken-wing lollipop, bacon, egg and cheese tartlet and sausage roll delight on the savoury side.

Where: Lobby, The Langham, Hong Kong, 8 Peking Road, TST

When: 1 March–30 April 2023 (weekdays, 3–5:30pm; weekends and public holidays, 2:15–4:15pm, 4:30–6:30pm)

How much: HK$398 for 1 or HK$698 for 2. The deluxe menu, which includes unlimited Saicho sparkling tea, is priced at HK$898 for 2. To add on a glass of Taittinger champagne per diner, it’s also HK$898 for 2.

Bonus: as part of this collaboration, an Elizabeth Arden seven-piece skincare trial kit, plus an invitation card to redeem a special skincare advisory session and five-piece travel set (valued at HK$1,300), will be gifted, while supplies last.

For reservations: phone 2132 7898 or book online to enjoy a 20% discount

Le Méridien (Chic Bubbles Afternoon Tea by Southside Bistro x Chandon Garden Spritz & Plantin Kaviari)

Le Méridien’s fourth-floor bistro plays host to an afternoon tea in collaboration with two renowned French brands – Chandon Garden Spritz sparkling wine and caviar specialist Plantin Kaviari. The menu features four seafood-focused savouries that are accented with caviar – from snow crab with Oscietre caviar, cucumber and apple compote to scallop tartare with salmon caviar and cauliflower purée – and six East-meets West sweet treats. Notably, the eatery has a pet-friendly terrace, so you can enjoy teatime with your pup!

Where: 4/F, Le Méridien Hong Kong, Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Road, Cyberport

When: 1 March–31 May 2023 (daily, 3–5pm)

How much: HK$580 for 2; +HK$90 for 2 glasses of Chandon Garden Spritz. Takeaway afternoon tea is available for the same price.

Bonus: diners will be gifted with a 10% discount card for use on the Plantin Kaviari website.

For reservations: phone 2980 7417 or book online

Mandarin Oriental (World of Spring Afternoon Tea by Café Causette x Van Cleef & Arpels)

Mandarin Oriental’s springtime afternoon tea partnership at Café Causette is with French luxury jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels in honour of the brand’s latest collection for spring. Executive Pastry Chef Daniel Texter has recreated the hotel’s signature 1963 Mandarin Cheesecake using Van Cleef & Arpels’ brand colour of deep green with light and dark banding (topped with edible white-chocolate-dusted diamonds), while the Japanese cherry blossom mousse with cherry-gel centre on vanilla shortbread is also inspired by the new collection. Considering this is Art Month, the rest of the gorgeous sweets are inspired by well-known art pieces around the world including Rene Magritte’s The Son of Man. Also included in the set are Chef Texter’s refined finger sandwiches and a selection of scones with rose-petal jam and clotted cream. Limited to 40 sets each day.

Where: M/F, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central

When: 20–31 March 2022 (weekdays, 2:30–5pm; Saturdays and public holidays, 2–5pm; Sundays, 3:30–5pm)

How much: HK$828 for 2; +HK$180/person for glass of Moët & Chandon vintage champagne; +HK$220/person for glass of Moët & Chandon vintage rosé champagne

For reservations: phone 2825 4005 or book online

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel (Sakura Afternoon Tea Buffet by Cafe Marco)

The buffet restaurant at Marco Polo HongKong Hotel is ringing in spring with a weekend afternoon tea buffet themed around edible sakura bites. Raspberry-sakura mousse cake with guava, green-tea-sakura panna cotta with red bean and sakura-strawberry roll are just a few of the pink-hued treats crafted by Pastry Chef Patrick See that are up for grabs. The buffet is accompanied by free-flow fresh fruit juices, coffee and tea.

Where: 1/F, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Harbour City, 3–27 Canton Road, TST

When: 4 March–30 April 2023 (weekends and public holidays, 3:15–5:15pm)

How much: HK$348/adult; HK$248/child; HK$298/senior citizen

For reservations: phone/WhatsApp 2113 3912 or book online

The Mira (ARTful Afternoon Tea by COCO)

The Mira has launched a creatuive afternoon tea set to coincide with all the happenings around town for Art Month. Presented artistically on a painter’s palette, the set showcases five savoury finger foods and five stylish mini desserts, plus a frosty welcome of tropical lemon sorbet. The Insta-worthy bites include foie gras sando with mango chutney and spiced cheese, matcha opera cake, white peach mousse with lychee jelly encased in a striking white cube and the lobby café’s signature yuzu and matcha and chocolate-chip scones served with rose and lychee jam and homemade clotted cream. A great stopover post-shopping or gallery hopping!

Where: G/F, The Mira Hong Kong, Mira Place, 118–130 Nathan Road, TST

When: 6 March–30 April 2023 (daily, 3–6pm)

How much: HK$268 for 1 or HK$568 for 2; HK$848 for 2 to include a 375ml bottle of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV

For reservations: phone 2315 5566 or book online

The Murray (Rhythm of Pink Cassia Afternoon Tea by Garden Lounge)

Celebrating the annual blossoming season of The Murray’s iconic Old and Valuable Tree, Garden Lounge’s lush indoor-outdoor space is playing host to this themed afternoon tea centred on spring fruits and pink-hued ingredients. Feta, beetroot and thyme quiche, spicy lobster and shrimp cassia bun and crab and lemongrass tart compete on the savoury side, while on the sweet front, there’s white peach compote and raspberry crème tart, ruby chocolate truffle dome, sakura-strawberry-marmalade shortcake roll with sakura crunch and scones in flavours of cranberry and orange blossom to delight diners.

Where: UG/F, The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central

When: 13 April–31 May 2023 (daily, 2:45–4:15pm, 4:30–6pm)

How much: HK$788 for 2; +HK$388 for each additional diner; +HK$50 for 2 scoops of Venchi gelato (until 11 May only)

For reservations: phone 3141 8888 or book online

New World Millennium Hotel (Afternoon Tea by The Lounge)

At New World Millennium, the newly unveiled afternoon tea experience looks to be a sumptuous delight. On the sweet side, fruity highlights include strawberry-chocolate tart, raspberry-lemon-pistachio cake and a mousse of fig and passion fruit, while abalone tartlet, Alaskan crabmeat and avocado bavarois with smoked herring roe and golden foie gras nougat with hazelnut and onion jam are just a few of the tempting savoury contenders. At the weekend, additional premium items are included to really gild the lily – think Wagyu beef and kimchi roll, Japanese-style seafood burger and baked conch and abalone with Portuguese sauce.

Where: 15/F, New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel, 72 Mody Road, TST East

When: ongoing (daily, 2:30–5:30pm)

How much: HK$318 for 1 or HK$618 for 2 on weekdays; HK$468 for 1 or HK$748 for 2 on weekends and public holidays. A complimentary glass of Prosecco per diner is included until 31 March 2023.

For reservations: phone 2313 4222 or book online

Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West (Sakura Spring Afternoon Tea by Nina Patisserie)

Nina Patisserie has sprung into spring with this decidedly feminine afternoon tea set centred on the season of Japanese cherry blossoms in their shades of pink and green. The menu includes sweet highlights of crystal-clear sakura mizu shingen mochi (aka Japanese raindrop cake, this time filled with cherry blossoms) and strawberry-sakura Mont Blanc tart, along with various savoury items such as wild mushroom and kale cube and sakura mayo smoked salmon cream cheese sandwich.

Where: G/F, Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West, 8 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan

When: 6 March–30 April 2023 (daily, 2:30–5:30pm)

How much: HK$468 for 2. The price is HK$388 for 2 for a takeaway tea set.

For reservations: phone/WhatsApp 5330 5315

The Peninsula (Afternoon Tea on the Harbour)

Celebrating its incredible 95th anniversary this year, The Peninsula is joining forces with another HK icon – the Star Ferry, this year celebrating 125 years of service – to offer a special limited-time afternoon tea service aboard the lavishly outfitted Star Gerry dubbed World Star. The array of sweet and savoury teatime bites includes tuna niçoise on focaccia, asparagus and Cheddar quiche, pastrami with gherkin, citrus jelly and vanilla cheesecake, apple, cinnamon and caramel tartlet and Mont-Blanc chocolate cream on sesame biscuit. There’s live music to boot.

Where: Star Ferry Pier, TST

When: 1 April–2 July 2023 (weekends and public holidays, 2:30–4pm)

How much: HK$650/person

For reservations: book online

Regent Hong Kong (Afternoon Tea by The Lobby Lounge)

Newly opened Regent Hong Kong has entered the afternoon tea scene with a bang with its scrumptious teatime offerings at The Lobby Lounge – not to mention those breathtaking views... Executive Pastry Chef Andy Yeung has designed a classic, seasonally updated afternoon tea set that features a three-tiered selection of homemade finger sandwiches, mini versions of his glorious cakes, scones and madeleines, accompanied by clotted cream and a very unique rosemary-quince jam. We highly recommend adding on glasses of the lightly effervescent bottled Bellini cocktail by Sei Bellissimi, a delightful combo of Moscatel and peach pulp.

Where: Lobby, Regent Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, TST

When: ongoing (daily, 12–6pm, with seatings at 12–12:30pm and 3–3:30pm)

How much: HK$888 for 2; HK$1,028 for 2 to include 2 glasses of Sei Bellissimi Bellini (zero ABV available); HK$1,428 for 2 to include 2 glasses of Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne Grand Cru Brut NV

For reservations: phone 2156 2256 or book online

The Ritz-Carlton (Manuka Honey Afternoon Tea by The Lounge & Bar)

With floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views, The Ritz-Carlton’s lounge presents an afternoon tea experience centred on luscious manuka honey from New Zealand, which is well known for its unique health benefits. The team of chefs creatively incorporate UMF 7 and 10+ manuka honey into bites including lightly smoked salmon with lemon-honey curd, red prawn croquette with manuka honey chutney, honey financier with lemon cream and honey-black-tea mousse and yuzu cream cake.

Where: 102/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

When: 3 April–2 July 2023 (Monday–Thursday, 3–6pm; Friday–Sunday and public holidays, 2–4pm, 4:30–6:30pm)

How much: HK$488 for 1 or HK$788 for 2 on weekdays; HK$518 for 1 or HK$838 for 2 on weekends and public holidays; HK$538 for 1 or HK$868 for 2 from 7–10 April

For reservations: phone 2263 2270 or book online

room 3 (Tanoshi Afternoon Tea Voyage)

Chic new Japanese gastrobar room 3 has introduced this tempting afternoon tea experience that includes a choice of drink from a range of house wine, beer, juice, soft drink or sakura tea, matched with nine moreish Japanese snacks – eight savoury bites and a mizu shingen mochi, or raindrop cake, sweet treat. Chicken soft-bone yakitori, garlic chicken wing and snow crab tobiko paired with mentaiko udon are just a few of the highlights. You can also up the ante by ordering one of room 3’s two new sakura-themed cocktails for almost half-price.

Where: Shop UG01–03, UG/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, TST

When: ongoing from 15 March 2023 (daily, 4–7pm)

How much: HK$388 for 2; HK$88/sakura cocktail (originally HK$150)

For reservations: phone/WhatsApp 6361 8505 or book online

Rosewood Hong Kong (Hôtel de Crillon Head Pastry Chef Matthieu Carlin guests at The Butterfly Room)

As part of Rosewood Hong Kong’s fourth-anniversary series of culinary collaborations with renowned chefs from the luxury hotel brand’s portfolio of hotels around world comes this very special three-day pop-up at The Butterfly Room showcasing the afternoon tea wonders of Matthieu Carlin (right), the head pastry chef of Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, in partnership with recently appointed Rosewood Hong Kong Executive Pastry Chef Jonathan Soukdeo (left). A one-of-a-kind afternoon tea experience!

Where: 2/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, TST

When: 21–23 March 2023 (from 2pm)

How much: HK$1,080 for 2

For reservations: phone 3891 8732 or book online

Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers (The Scent of Greece Afternoon Tea by Sky Lounge x APIVITA)

The Sheraton’s lounge-with-a-view is offering a Greek-inspired afternoon tea in partnership with holistic Greek beauty brand APIVITA, in tribute to the company’s signature Bee Radiant skincare collection, a blend of patented propolis extract and white peony. The sweets and savouries on the teatime menu incorporate Greek ingredients like feta cheese, honey, olive oil and yoghurt in the form of bites like spinach and feta quiche, pitta bread with octopus, Brie with walnut and honey and Bee My Honey cake – a pecan sponge sphere topped with honey cream, citrus coulis and a bee-patterned chocolate disc.

Where: 18/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, TST

When: 1 April–31 May 2023 (Wednesday–Sunday until 10 April and Tuesday–Sunday from 11 April, 2:30–6pm)

How much: HK$338 for 1 or HK$676 for 2 (a complimentary upgrade to Perrier-Jouët champagne is included)

Bonus: each guest will receive an APIVITA gift set (valued at HK$405) and an invitation card for a complimentary skin test at designated shops.

For reservations: phone 2369 1111 or book online

The Upper House (Salisterra x Butter Cookies Afternoon Tea)

With Butter Cookies stationed at The Upper House for the next three months, this afternoon tea set at Salisterra is a natural extension of that pop-up. Chef Karys Plaxe’s exclusive mini Chocolate Chunk and mini Lemon Crinkle cookies complement The Upper House Executive Chef Cary Docherty’s takes on Americana-inspired sweets like carrot cake and pecan pie. The East-meets-West savoury bites include a Reuben comprised of char siu rather than pastrami, a lobster roll accented with Sichuan peppercorn and a classic club sarnie made with BBQ duck.

Where: 49/F, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway Admiralty

When: 27 March–30 June 2023 (daily, 3–5pm)

How much: HK$680 for 2 Monday–Thursday; HK$718 for 2 Friday–Sunday and public holidays

For reservations: phone 3968 1106 or book online

W Hong Kong (Wabi-Sabi Afternoon Tea by WOOBAR)

Japanese-inspired flavours are the name of the game with WOOBAR’s latest afternoon tea offering. The supremely Instagrammable three-tiered bronze tea stand is packed with bites including abalone with kombu jelly, chilled chawanmushi with crabmeat and ginkgo biloba, aburaage shrimp and sea urchin paste salad roll, hojicha praline dome, sweet potato cheesecake, scones flavoured with sakura and white peach and more.

Where: 6/F, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

When: 3 March–2 June 2023 (daily, 3–5pm – except 5, 7–10 April)

How much: HK$728 for 2

For reservations: phone 3717 2889 or email woobar.hk@whotels.com

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