There’s nothing like a warm cup of tea, good company, and some dainty homemade cakes on a peaceful afternoon.
Everybody knows that we need to digest three meals a day in order to survive throughout the day and to some people, having afternoon tea is a luxury. And with that, every afternoon tea is an occasion so put on that tea party dress and practice your tea drinking etiquette (pinkies out!) because we’ve listed some of the best places to enjoy your warm cup of tea and array of different pastries in Kuala Lumpur:
The Orchid Conservatory, The Majestic Hotel KL
If you’re looking to host a fancy tea party, then The Majestic Hotel’s stunning Orchid Conservatory should be placed on top of your list. Catered to only 15 people per time, the space is surrounded by fresh and blooming orchids all year round. It’s basically as if you’re having tea and scones in the middle of a garden with ample of natural lights. Of course with a beautiful space with limited seats, the place tends to get booked up fast! Set a date with your girl friends and book an afternoon tea session quick!
Price: RM108 nett per person
Address: The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: Tel: +603-2785 8000
Maison Francaise, Jalan Changkat Kia Peng
Maison Francaise, or ‘French House’ in English is a quaint French-style bungalow that has turned into an upscale French restaurant and bar. Not only are they famed by their authentic French Cuisine, but they also offer delectable afternoon high tea set. The two floor restaurant is no stranger on hosting private events so it’s an ideal place if anybody were to plan a private party on their own or a tea party.
Price: RM58++ per person.
Address: 5 Jalan Changkat Kia Peng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2144 1474
Tim’s Teapot Terrace, Taman Melawati
If you live in the suburbs of Taman Melawati and you’re too lazy to hit the KL traffic for some English afternoon tea, look no further because there’s a charming English-style cafe that caters fancy teatime treats at affordable prices! Tim’s Teapot Terrace is styled in a very cottage-like feel and greenery decor paired with fine China tea sets. Besides the typical tiered afternoon tea set, there are arrays of freshly baked cakes and pastries to choose from! The cafe can only set to 20 people per time, so if you’re planning to throw a tea party, it’s best to book in advance!
Address: 9128, Lorong Perak, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-4101 2523
The Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton KL
To anybody that’s an avid afternoon tea fan, then you’d know that The Lobby Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton is the place to be! From the selection of long list of Ronnefeldt teas to choose from to the traditional three elegant tiers of freshly baked scones, quiches, and petite gourmet sandwiches, the lounge is the quintessential place to have English afternoon tea in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.
Price: RM80 nett per person.
Address: The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-2142 8000
Miss Ellie Tea House, Taman Melawati
Looks like the people in Taman Melawati really loves afternoon tea because Miss Ellie Tea House is another addition from the same area! Known for their homemade scones, the quaint decor cafe will automatically make you feel like you’re in a cottage at the English country-side. The cafe can only take up 35 people at a time, so it’s time to call ahead before heading to the cafe for their freshly baked goods!
Address: 7, Jalan H3, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-4162 0113
Bistro160, Grand Millennium Hotel KL
This is to all chocolate lovers out there, because Grand Millennium’s Chocolate Afternoon Tea offers nothing but chocolate! Started off as a promotion but turned so popular that it has become their regular fixture at the hotel’s Bistro160. Expected scones with whipped cream and chocolate sauce, chocolate macarons, hot churros with chocolate dip, and stunning arrays of chocolate cakes and pastries to be served all year long! It’s truly a chocolate heaven for all sweet tooth’s out there.
Price : RM58++ per person.
Address: 160, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: +60 3-2117 4888
Cosmo Lounge, Hilton KL Sentral
Maybe English scones and gourmet sandwiches aren’t much of your style, but what about madeleines and a cheese tray? The elegant French themed high tea set in Cosmo Lounge at Hilton KL Sentral is a favourite afternoon high tea destination for French food lovers out there. The savoury foods and pastries such as éclairs, crème brulee, praline cream cake, and mille feuille are served a la buffet; hence you can gobble up those yummy pretty foods as much as you want! The French Hi-Tea is only available on Saturday and Sunday, while the normal high tea is available during the weekdays.
Price: RM109++ per person.
Address: Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3 Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603 2264 2592/2596
Vila Manja, Jalan Damai
People normally indulge on afternoon tea to relax and take a break on the midday from work, but what about when you get to enjoy your tea and pastries in a spa? Yeap. Vila Manja delivers just that with their speciality ‘sparties’ (spa+parties) with their The Manja Afternoon Tea & Spa where you can bring your friends to unwind with massages, body scrubs, and facials while enjoying your warm English tea. They offer different types of packages you can choose from for you to enjoy a relaxed experience in their spa. A perfect activity for a bridal shower or bachelorette party.
Price: Depending on the packages you choose. Click here to know more.
Address: Villa 41 Jalan Damai, Off Jalan Tun Razak, 55000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-2161 5418