Anyone for a cuppa? Perhaps some sweet treats and canapés with mulled wine and champagne will hit the spot? You may need a break after a mad day of Christmas shopping, or would like a special afternoon with your little one while school’s out. Whatever the reason, a festive afternoon tea in an attractive setting, complete with twinkling lights and brilliant city views, will do the job nicely. Here are some of the best Christmas afternoon tea sets to savour this holiday season.

Island Shangri-la — Admiralty

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Enjoy the festive “Enchanted Wonders” afternoon tea inside “The Shangri-la Wonderliner” tram at The Lobby Lounge (© Island Shangri-la)

Come aboard for a dream ride! From now until January 7, the Lobby Lounge at Island Shangri-La presents an immersive tram afternoon tea experience (HK$1,008 for two). Embark on an epicurean adventure set within “The Shangri-La Wonderliner”. Find your culinary Shangri-La as you savour the whimsical, winter-themed afternoon tea delights, available exclusively at the Lobby Lounge during the holiday season.
The festive “Enchanted Wonders” afternoon tea, featuring a medley of luscious desserts and palatable savouries, is also available at Island Gourmet (HK$948 for two). Book now for a splendid celebration of the season of enchantment.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Black Forest Log Cake, Santa winter berry, Lobster mille-feuille
Location: Level 6, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2877 3838

The Murray — Central

Murray Festive Afternoon Tea with Chocolate Log Cake
Murray Festive Afternoon Tea, where you’ll discover the pairing of Christmas bread and Chocolate Log Cake (© The Murray)

From December 1 to January 8, immerse yourself in the festive ambiance at The Murray. The Garden Lounge is hosting the Murray Festive Afternoon Tea, priced at HK$788 for two adults. This delightful set features a tempting array of Christmas treats, including Turkey and Cheddar Cheese Sandwich with Cranberry Cream, Salmon & Dill Cream Christmas Tree Vol au Vent, and Traditional British Mince Pie. For an elevated experience, Popinjays at The Murray’s bar offers a Lavish Velvet Afternoon Tea Buffet (HK$398), and Murray Lane presents Santa’s Afternoon Tea with Mulled Wine (HK$364). Secure your spot early and enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Turkey and Cheddar Cheese Sandwich with Cranberry Cream, Salmon & Dill Cream Christmas Tree Vol au Vent, British Mince Pie
Location: 22 Cotton Tree Dr, Central
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 3141 8888

WOOBAR — Tsim Sha Tsui

premium W caviar at woobar
Begin your afternoon tea journey with the premium W caviar (© Woobar)

From November 23rd, 2023, to February 29th, WOOBAR at W Hong Kong Hotel presents the “Enchanted Forest” afternoon tea (HK$728 for two) and Xmas-exclusive festive tea buffet (starting from HK$398). Begin with premium W Caviar and savor Tomato Chocolate Quiche and Air-dried Beef Profiteroles with Avocado. Explore visually stunning desserts like Chestnut Mont Blanc Cake and Cranberry Trifle, ending with Cranberry Cinnamon Scones. Each bite takes you on a delightful exploration of flavors and textures, leaving behind a lingering sense of culinary bliss.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Premium W Caviar, Tomato Chocolate Quich, Air-dried Beef Profiteroles with Avocado
Location: 6/F, 1 Austin Road West W, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 3717 2299

The Lobby Lounge — Tsim Sha Tsui

Christmas Afternoon Tea with Madagascar Vanilla Mousse
Christmas Afternoon Tea with Madagascar Vanilla Mousse — a sweet journey to elevate your holiday! (© The Lobby Lounge)

The Lobby Lounge at Regent Hong Kong invites you to bask in the holiday magic against the backdrop of Hong Kong’s skyline. Through floor-to-ceiling windows, enjoy the festive brilliance of Hong Kong Island and Victoria Harbour. Experience the joy of the season with a special Christmas Afternoon Tea (HK$1,288 for two) available from December 23rd to 25th. Join Executive Pastry Chef Andy Yeung and Head Chef Rajiv Chowdhoory in savoring signature delights like Cod Fish Rillettes with Seaweed and Miso Kalamansi. Treat your taste buds to Madagascar Vanilla Mousse featuring Kalamansi Jelly and Yogurt Sponge.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Cod Fish Rillettes with Seaweed and Miso Kalamansi, Madagascar Vanilla Mousse
Location: 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2313 2313

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COCO — Tsim Sha Tsui

COCO x Valrhona Chocolate Festive Afternoon Tea
Experience the synergy of COCO and Valrhona in a chocolate-lover’s dream (© COCO)

Indulge in the festive spirit with COCO x Valrhona Chocolate Festive Afternoon Tea (HK$568 for two) at Mira Hong Kong. Immerse yourself in the Christmas essence with intense coffee, Chocolate Cafe Hukambi, Chocolate-dipped Gingerbread, Chestnut Cassis Mini Yule Log, and Valrhona Cocoa Spiced Scones. Delight in Foie Gras, Port Wine Tart, Snow Crab & Caviar Brioche, and Smoked Turkey & Cranberry Roll, served from a rolling trolley. Each guest will take home a gift of Les Choco’bar from Valrhona. Available from December 1 to 30 (excluding December 24 & 25), 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Price Range: $$$$
Signature Dish To Try: Chocolate Cafe Hukambi, Chocolate-dipped Gingerbread, Chestnut Cassis Mini Yule Log
Location: Ground Floor, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2315 5566

Alibi – Wine Dine Be Social — Mong Kok

Christmas Limited-edition Black Forest Log Cake
Experience the festive joy with the limited-edition Christmas Black Forest Log Cake. (© Alibi – Wine Dine Be Social)

Discover European Christmas delights at Alibi – Wine Dine Be Social, styled by Stickman Design of Dubai and Hong Kong in a 5,500-square-foot space. As December unfolds, relish a magical Christmas-themed Afternoon Tea (HK$398 for two). Delight in savory treats like Cured French Duck Breast, Foie Gras, Cherry Financier, and Scallop Tataki with Mango and Chorizo Salsa. Complete the experience with sweet delights, including the Mini Christmas Cherry Chocolate Log Cake and Christmas Green Tea Opera Cake, along with two glasses of special mocktails—because nothing spreads holiday joy like mocktails and merry moments!

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Cured French Duck Breast, Foie Gras, Cherry Financier, Scallop Tataki with Mango
Location: Level 5, Cordis, Hong Kong, 555 Shanghai St, Mong Kok
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 3552 3231

CARVER — Causeway Bay

'Dolce Far Niente' Christmas Afternoon Tea
Experience the indulgent Borghese x Carver ‘Dolce Far Niente’ Christmas Afternoon Tea (© CARVER)

Enjoy the winter season at Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay with BORGHESE x CARVER “Dolce Far Niente” Christmas Afternoon Tea Set—a collaboration with the renowned Italian Home Spa brand, BORGHESE. Set in CARVER’s chic and social ambiance, savor the delicate Coffee Grounds Dry-Aged Beef Open Face Sandwich, signature Mini Maryland Crab Cake, and assortment of tempting sweets and savories. As a special treat, each guest will receive a complimentary BORGHESE Holiday Home Spa Skincare Set, allowing you to continue the pampering at home. Prices start at HK$602, with an early bird discount of up to 10% off!

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Coffee Grounds Dry-Aged Beef Open Face Sandwich, Mini Maryland Crab Cake
Location: 1/F, Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay, 8 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 3980 3980

See also
High Tea Heaven: 32 Afternoon Tea Sets You Won't Want To Miss In Hong Kong

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