April 22, 2019
Updated 21 April 2019
Dreaming about an afternoon’s indulgence of scrumptious desserts and perfectly brewed cups of tea (or coffee)? Dream no further. From the affordable high tea indulgence to the decadent and luxurious experiences, we’ve put together this list of the best high tea places in KL. Hold your saliva, and read on!
The traditional afternoon tea of English scones and cream has taken a life of its own and evolved into hi-tea spectacles. From international buffets to gourmet sushi trays and even tiered stands of local fusion delights, there’s a place for everyone.
Here’s a sample of what KL has to offer hi-tea aficionados.
An affordable option when it comes to afternoon tea sets! Try out the tiered stand of freshly baked pastries, cakes, and breads. The scrumptious delights come with a pot of tea, coffee or flavoured drinks. This is definitely the place to go if you’re on a budget but don’t want to miss out on afternoon scones.
Price: Starting from RM11.90 per set
Address: First Floor, 1 Mont Kiara, 1 Jalan Kiara 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-6206 4060
Opening Hours: 3:00PM – 6:00PM daily
Indulge in an array of delicious tea time bites and desserts, including assorted tea sandwiches, scones with cream and jam, afternoon tea cakes, and dainty tartlets, – and of course, tea! The shop’s ambience is incredibly charming. The whole shop lot divided into many smaller sections such as The Library, which is tucked in a corner with quieter seating and bookshelf-like wallpaper. However, this tea set is only available on Saturdays.
Price: RM55 for 2 pax
Address: 9128, Lorong Perak, Taman Melawati 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-41012523, 012-2348850. Call to make reservations.
Opening Hours: 11:00AM – 10PM, Tuesday to Sunday
Known as the Macaron specialist, the Parisian high tea place has its origins since 1862 in Paris. Although they do not have the typical high tea sets (tiered trays of pastries and desserts), you’ll still be able to indulge in a range of fine teas and delicious pastries. Of course, don’t forget to get a box of their famous macarons to bring home to your friends or family.
Price: Starts from RM15
Address: 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 03-2110 3747
Opening Hours: 10:00AM – 10:00PM daily
Indulge in their three-tiered stand that offers a blend of traditional and Asian tidbits such as scones with fresh cream, dumplings, chocolate pudding and almond tarts. Wash it down with your own selection of Harney & Sons tea. A great deal if you’re looking for a hotel ambience and value for money.
Price: RM52 nett per set
Address: Le Meridien Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 2 Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2263 7888
Opening Hours: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Monday to Friday
Situated on the hip and stylish “The Row”, this casual-chic French bistro offers a tantalising Afternoon Tea Set for RM60++. The set comes with a delicious combination of a Focaccia with Trio of Spreads,a Chicken Club Sandwich, andscones, lemon madeleines, and pain au chocolats sit on the sweet tier. You can choose either black coffee or tea.
Price: RM60++ per set
Address: On the Row, 56G Jalan Doraisamy, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2692 2233
Opening Hours: 2:30PM – 5:30PM on every Saturday and Sunday
Take a break from shopping in the heart of Bukit Bintang with a spot of afternoon tea at TWG Tea in Pavilion. Sample the Singaporean luxury tea brand’s recent addition, the Grand High Tea Set. Mini bites up for grabs include Grilled Tiger Prawn Charcoal Bun, Mushroom Asparagus Quiche, Earl Grey Chocolate Cup, and many more. Each set comes with a pot of TWG tea.
Price: RM112 for 2 pax
Address: Level 2, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2142 9922
Opening hours: 10:00AM – 10:00PM daily
Putting a twist on the 3-tier display, Delectable Treats by Su serves their delicious treats on a wooden tray. Another unique aspect of their high tea is that they serve cookies instead of the typical pastries or cakes. There are also mini edible terrariums, floral cupcakes, mini burgers and many more!
Price: RM 45 to RM 90
Address: Lvl 2, Glasshouse @ Seputeh 103, Lorong Syed Putra Kiri , 50460, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Opening Hours: 10:00AM – 6:00PM on weekdays. 10:00AM – 10:00PM on weekends.
Take a break from shopping at KLCC at the Lounge on the Park. Feast on the Mandarin Oriental’s signature English Afternoon Tea Stand of finger sandwiches, scones and clotted cream and mini cakes.
Price: Starting from RM80
Address: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2179 8883
Opening Hours: 8:00AM– 1:00AM daily
Experience an open kitchen concept hi-tea buffet at Kontiki Restaurant on the weekend. It is well known for offering up a diverse spread of local and international cuisine. The dishes range from the cold platters, salads, sushi, pasta, fried rice and local fruits and an assortment of cake.
Price: RM78 nett per adult. RM28 nett per child under 12. 50% off for seniors above 55.
Address: The Federal Kuala Lumpur, Mezzanine Floor, 35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2148 9166
Opening Hours: 12:30PM – 4:00PM weekend
If you’re looking for unique blends of tea, this is the place for you. They have over 40 luxury teas, including a specifically made blend by German tea maker Ronnefeldt. Listen to soothing melodies at The Ritz-Carlton lobby lounge while you enjoy their array of delicious finger sandwiches, tarts, and scones.
Price: RM75 nett per person
Address: The Lobby Lounge, The Ritz Carlton, 168 Jalan Imbi, 55100, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2142 8000
Opening Hours: 3:00pm – 6:00pm daily
Pamper yourselves with the Classic Afternoon Tea Experience at the Sheraton Imperial, accompanied by live music. The tea stand features three layers of treats. Freshly baked scones with clotted cream, salmon sandwiches, and lemon curd tartlets are a few standouts.
Price: RM84 nett per adult, RM 42 nett for children aged 9-12.
Address: Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2717 9027
Opening Hours: 2:00PM – 5:00PM daily
Looking for a family friendly hi-tea treat? Visit the Tonka Bean Café for an awesome spread of eastern and western delights. There is even a kid’s corner offering fish fingers, mini burgers, popcorn and candy floss. For the adults, take a bite out of their diverse dishes of sashimi, gado gado, satay, briyani, and lasagna. Don’t forget to dig into dessert too, featuring ice cream from Baskin Robbins!
Price: RM95 nett per person (adult) | RM46.00 nett per person (children) 6-12 years old
Address: Impiana KLCC Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 13 Jalan Pinang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03–2147 1111
Opening Hours: 12:30PM – 4:00PM on weekends only
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Enjoy delectable Asian-Western delights in the charming settings of this colonial building which will bring you back in time. Customers have the option to select the English Afternoon Tea set or the Malay Tea Set.
Ensure to make a reservation if you’re planning to head here during the weekends.
Price: RM75++ per pax
Address: Carcosa Seri Negara, Taman Tasik Perdana, Persiaran Mahameru, 50480, Kuala lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2295 0888
Opening Hours: 3:00PM – 6:00PM daily
Experience a casual hi-tea weekend buffet with friendly service at Seri Pacific Hotel near PWTC. The variety in its weekend spread of sandwiches, grilled fajitas, meaty chicken or lamb shawarma are all must tries.
Price: RM75 nett per adult
Address: Level 3, Seri Pacific Hotel, Jalan Putra, 50350 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-4049 4351
Opening Hours: 12:30PM – 4:00PM on weekends
Those craving for scones, you’re in luck. Miss Ellie Tea House is one of the best places for scones. The delicious scones are served with homemade strawberry thyme jam and fresh whipped cream. Miss Ellie Tea House is situated in a quiet area of Taman Melawati. They also serve hot food, cakes, and other pastries.
Price: Scone sets are priced at RM 10.50
Address: 7, Jalan H3, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 41620113
Opening Hours: 10:00AM – 7:00PM on Tuesday to Saturday
Indulge in scones, savouries, and pastries amidst the lush tropical setting of OneSixFive. There are two sets which you can choose from which: The Asian Set, which comes with Crispy Prawn Flower, Cured Salmon, Glazed Pear, a Charcoal Egg Tart; and the Secret Garden Afternoon Tea April Spring set which comes with scones served with Devonshire Clotted Cream and Jams, Duck Foie Gras, and pastries such as the Pistachio Apricot Dome.
Price: RM168 per set
Address: InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, 165 Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2782 6168
Opening Hours: 2:00PM – 5:00PM daily
Admire the majestic view of KL from the 56th floor while you indulge in Nobu’s Sky High Tea. The Japanese take on afternoon tea includes trays of gourmet bites: sashimi and mochi. A break from the traditional view on afternoon tea, but if you’re a fan of Japanese cuisine, we don’t see why not!
Price: Signature high tea set price at RM95++, Premium high tea set price at RM138++
Address: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, 50088, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 2164 5084
Opening hours: 1PM – 4PM weekends only
Craving for a unique dining experience? Why don’t you give the Afternoon Tea at the famed Orchid Conservatory a try? Enjoy your 3-tiered tea stand surrounded by beautiful, lush orchids. The tea set includes buttermilk scones, lemon éclairs, and mini sandwiches, to name a few delectable bites. However, you will have to book in advance as the place is super popular.
Price: RM138 nett per person
Address: Majestic Hotel, 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50000, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2785 8000
Opening Hours: 3:00PM – 6:00PM daily
Renowned British tea house, Newens has a rich history in afternoon tea and one of a kind treats. They are famous for their Maids of Honour tart, baked fresh daily and made with a closely guarded recipe since the 18th century. Choose from over 60 different tea blends to go with their hi-tea for two which comes with scones, their signature Maid of Honour tarts, pastries and macarons.
Price: RM140 for 2 people
Address: Starhill Gallery, Indulge Floor, 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 2719 8550
Opening Hours: 2:30PM – 5:00PM daily
Experience afternoon tea on the second highest floor of the Grand Hyatt at Thirty8. Try out their ‘High on Sugar’ set to fulfil your dessert cravings. It features madeleines, macarons, marshmallows, and scones. If the sugar is getting a bit much, let your sweet tooth take a break with savoury options served to the table!
Price: RM90 nett per set on Friday. RM160 nett on Saturday and Sunday
Address: Grand Hyatt Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 12 Jalan Pinang 50450, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2182 1234
Opening Hours: 3:00PM – 5:00PM on weekdays; 12:00PM – 5:00PM on weekends
Take in the scene from KL’s newest hot spot while you indulge in sweet and savoury treats accompanied by tea.
Price: RM140+ for 2 people inclusive of free flow of coffee/tea on weekdays; RM188+ for 2 people inclusive of free flow of coffee/tea on weekends..
Address: W Hotel, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450
Tel: 012 3479088
Opening Hours: 3:00PM – 5:00PM daily
From savoury to sweet delights, the Floral-themed high tea at the Lobby Lounge brings you a new experience to the quintessential English customs. Listen to melodies from the Arch Quartet (only available on Sundays.
Price: RM190 nett for 2 persons. RM 320 nett for 2 person with 2 glasses of Prosecco.
Address: Shangri-La Hotel, 11, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2074 3900
Opening Hours: 3:00PM to 6:00PM daily
TEMPTations has renamed its weekend hi-tea buffet to the ‘Long Lunch’. Menus are rotated over the weekend, but diners can expect Chinese, Malay, Indian, Japanese, and Western cuisines. For dessert, an array of Malay kuih, scones, crumble, mousse, and ice cream are on offer.
Price: RM138 nett per person.
Address: Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2263 7888
Opening Hours: 12:30PM – 4:30PM weekend
Pamper yourself with the signature St. Regis Afternoon Tea while you feast your eyes on renowned sculptor Fernando Botero’s largest horse sculpture. The indulgent tea set comes with delicious buttery scones, gourmet finger sandwiches, elegant desserts, and refillable tea by TWG.
Price: RM140 nett per person.
Address: St. Regis Hotel, Lobby Level, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2727 1111
Opening Hours: 3:00pm – 5:00pm daily
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