Tea time: 3 new Hong Kong afternoon teas to get you in the festive spirit

Updated on November 11 2014

With Christmas right around the corner, there’s no better time to start spoiling yourself with the best nibbles and drinks the city has to offer — just think of it as a reward for working hard over the past year.

Treat your family and friends (and yourself, of course) with our list of new Hong Kong afternoon teas to get you into that festive spirit for the upcoming holidays.

European afternoon tea at FINDS

FINDS Afternoon Tea
Don’t miss out on the salmon delicacies at FINDS.

Want to experience something special? Don’t miss out on FINDS’ Nordic-style afternoon tea. Signatures include cold smoked salmon and smoked salmon mousse on malt bread crisp and salmon pastrami. As for the sweets, delightful goodies such as chocolate fondue with fresh raspberry, lingberry cheesecake and a martini mousse will be on offer.

The afternoon tea set is priced at HK$288 for two and served between 3pm to 5:30pm from Monday to Friday and HK$308 between 330pm to 530pm on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

FINDS, 1/F, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2522 9318, www.finds.com.hk

A French affair at Seasons by Oliver Elzer

Seasons by Oliver Elzer afternoon tea
An exclusive afternoon tea at Seasons by Oliver Elzer served with the restaurant’s signature wooden wine box.

Newly Michelin-starred Seasons by Olivier Elzer has just launched a special French afternoon tea set with the traditional scones, savouries and pastries. Highlights include the king crab brioche, smoked salmon and lobster jelly and a tantalising chocolate marquise and praline éclair.

The French afternoon tea set is priced at HK$230 for one person and HK$430 for two persons and is available daily from 3pm to 530pm at the Green House and Garden Terrace.

Seasons by Olivier Elzer, Shop 308, 3/F, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2505 6228, www.seasonsbyolivier.com

The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

Wedgwood afternoon tea
Traditional English afternoon tea for sweet lovers at The Langham.

In celebration of the grand re-opening of their Palm Court lounge, The Langham Hong Kong has collaborated with iconic English fine china brand Wedgwood to create a quintessentially English afternoon tea experience. Dessert lovers will love the rose-scented lychee mousse with hints of gold, blueberry crumble presented on top of a silver leaf diamond and crispy raspberry éclair with white chocolate. What’s more? They’ll also be serving a special menu of delicate finger sandwiches and scrumptious cakes.

“The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood” costs HK$298 for one person and HK$498 for two. Tea is served on weekdays from 3pm to 5:30pm and on weekends and public holidays in two sittings, from 2:15pm – 4:15pm and 4:30pm – 6:30pm.

Palm Court, The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2375 1133, www.hongkong.langhamhotels.com

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