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By The Loop HK Contributor | February 15th, 2024

Who doesn’t love that meal between lunch and dinner, and includes savories and sweets in equal measure, with free-flow drinks to go along? Yup, it’s afternoon tea, Hongkongers’ favorite pastime, we’re talking about. Here are some eye-catching ones in the Greater Bay Area we found this season:

W Macau – Studio City’s all black WTTime

Indulge in an exquisite tea experience at Blind Tiger, located on the 40th floor of W Macau – Studio City. This luxurious tea set breaks away from tradition, offering a visually stunning all-black aesthetic with elegant gold accents. The menu features a curated selection of locally inspired savories and sweets, infused with a Western twist on Macau’s popular street foods. Delight in handcrafted sweet treats like the ‘Caramel 70% Guanaja Chocolate’ dessert, while sipping on the specially crafted ‘Golden Elixir’ mocktail, a refreshing blend of red-heart guava, watermelon, cranberry, and jasmine pearl tea. The unique atmosphere of Blind Tiger, with its apothecary-inspired design and breathtaking city views, adds to the allure of this extraordinary experience. Discover the perfect blend of East-meets-West luxury at W Macau – Studio City.


The Luxe Manor x CHU Aromatherapy

Luxe Manor Tea
Luxe Manor Tea

The Luxe Manor hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui has partnered with CHU Aromatherapy to offer guests a unique experience with the Aroma Pillow Mist Collection. The collaboration includes a forest-themed afternoon tea set inspired by CHU Aromatherapy’s scents. The set features treats like Floating Island with Lavender Vanilla Sauce and Piña Colada Panna Cotta. Guests will receive a gift card with the tea set, which can be used to redeem a complimentary bottle of Cedarwood Palmarosa Vodka Aroma Pillow Mist and enjoy a 20% discount on CHU Aromatherapy products. Limited gift cards are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Available until May 31, 2024. www.theluxemanor.com

Le Meridien Hong Kong x Malin+Goetz

Le Meridien x Malin+Goetz tea
Le Meridien x Malin+Goetz tea

Experience a sensory and gastronomic journey like no other this spring at Umami, the Japanese restaurant at Le Meridien Hong Kong, Cyberport. Partnering with MALIN+GOETZ, they present the “Sensory Blossom” Afternoon Tea from February to March 2024. Indulge in a selection of Japanese savories, including Aburi Ankimo with Tofu Salad and Mentaiko Tamagoyaki. The pastry team has crafted sweet treats like Strawberry Daifuku and Matcha Red Bean Roll, inspired by MALIN+GOETZ’s scents. Enhance the experience with a Pink Blossom mocktail or upgrade to the Bergamot-inspired Risshun cocktail. Guests will also receive a complimentary MALIN+GOETZ gift set, including bergamot hand+body wash and strawberry eau de parfum. MALIN+GOETZ has been the official partner of Le Méridien since 2016, sharing their passion for scent and delivering exceptional results.