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The best afternoon teas in KL

Indulge in afternoon tea at these popular spots

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Nur Nadhirah
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Afternoon tea is meant to fill in the long gap between lunch and dinner and it's generally served at 4pm. We do love a good afternoon tea with all the trimmings – scones, tarts, finger sandwiches, macarons, cake – and pots of steaming tea, coffee or even a glass of champagne!

Afternoon tea buffet: Pavilions Lounge at Sheraton KL
  • Restaurants
  • Bukit Bintang

The Pavilions Lounge is a luxurious space combining contemporary and classic furnishing where a Classic Afternoon Tea of delectable pastries and desserts is served on a three-tier set. Freshly baked scones, smoked turkey and gem lettuce mini wraps, cake and more are served; and there’s a mini buffet spread with sandwiches, pastries and quiche. All of this is accompanied by an elegant silver pot of TWG tea.

RM98 nett for 2 pax. Daily from 2.30pm-5.30pm.

  • Restaurants
  • Italian
  • Bukit Bintang
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Prego is one of the popular Italian-inspired eateries in KL and their afternoon tea set offers a three-tier set of finger food from savoury bruschetta and rosemary focaccia to desserts like a creamy custard fruit tart. A must-have is the Panna Cotta topped with a rich strawberry sauce complemented by freshly brewed tea or coffee. Diners can also have a glass of Prosecco or wine from the restaurant’s wide selection.

RM98 nett for two pax. Mon-Sat from 2pm-6pm.

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  • Bars and pubs
  • Bukit Bintang

Located on the 53rd floor of the Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, afternoon tea at Altitude comes with fantastic city views. Their Summer Afternoon Tea Set features desserts like chocolate mousse, double doughnuts and balsamic strawberry macarons. Savouries come in the form of foie gras terrine, roast beef sandwiches and wild forest mushroom tart.

RM98 nett per person. Weekdays from 2pm-4pm; Weekends from 2.30pm-4.30pm.

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  • Restaurants
  • KL City Centre

While The Drawing Room’s main appeal is the amazing Botero sculpture of a horse, their afternoon tea is equally impressive. Matcha green tea profiteroles, hazelnut pralines and chocolate parfaits are just some of the teatime delights offered. Choose from fine TWG teas including Royal Breakfast and Royal Darjeeling.

RM130 nett per person. Weekdays from 3pm-6pm. Weekends, the first slot from 2pm-4pm; second slot from 4.30pm-6.30pm.

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Head to the WooBar for the aptly named Hi-Tea Par-Tea featuring unique dishes like caramelised onion goat’s cheese tart, local fig and Tualang honey cheesecake and Sarawak pineapple macarons, to name a few. Savouries are in the form of sliders, mini pies and tarts made with the best local ingredients. There is free-flow tea and coffee and of course, the cool vibes the W Hotel is famed for.

RM168 nett on the weekdays for 2 pax; RM188 nett on the weekends for 2 pax. From 3pm-5pm.

  • Restaurants
  • KL Sentral

Sip your cup of tea while enjoying a scenic view of the Lake Gardens from the floor-to-ceiling windows. The Lounge at Hilton KL pampers its diners with live music and a selection of classic afternoon tea fare. Freshly baked scones, fruit tartlets, chocolate mousse, spicy tuna wraps and tomato eclairs with a Caprese salad come with premium tea blends from around the world.

RM236 nett for 2 pax. Daily from 2.30pm-5.30pm.

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For a classy afternoon tea experience: Cloud 9 KL
  • Restaurants

Overlooking the bustle of Bukit Bintang, Cloud 9 offers a contemporary fine dining experience. Their tea set comprises an extensive spread of finger food, scones, chicken mushroom pie, vanilla/chocolate pound cakes accompanied by a pot of tea. If you’re celebrating something or just feel like a glass (or two) of champagne, order a bottle of Moët & Chandon and Dom Perignon.

RM90 per set. Mon-Sat from 3pm-5pm.

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  • Restaurants

Ladurée is an elegant option to enjoy afternoon tea and first opened in the Pavilion Kl in 2017. Known worldwide for its macarons, there are 23 flavours to choose from vanilla lime and orange blossom to liquorice and pistachio. Afternoon tea here is a French affair with an assortment of sandwiches, Marie-Antoinette scones, macarons, brioche, croissants and chocolate fingers.

RM180 for 2 pax. Daily all day. 

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Tea in a glasshouse: Delectable by Su
  • Restaurants
  • Mid Valley City

Fancy afternoon tea in a glasshouse? Delectable by Su has a pretty little café on the second floor of the Glasshouse by Seputeh. Décor revolves around brick walls, large glass windows and paper flowers, while the tea set is presented in a mini glasshouse. Diners get delicate finger sandwiches, madeleines, cupcakes, brownies and savoury pastries with a pot of tea or coffee.  

RM90 for 2 pax. Daily from 10am-6pm.

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