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7 Muslim-Friendly High Tea Spots In KL For An Amazing Afternoon Tea

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Shahida  •  Apr 30, 2019

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[Updated 3 June 2021] There’s a certain charm to afternoon tea, just something about catching up and sharing secrets with good friends over dainty delectables and a soothing cup of Earl Grey that can instantly brighten up the day! ☕️ What began as an old British pastime is now a popular activity around the world, and that includes Malaysia! If you’re planning to spend an afternoon out with your loved one, here are the best places for halal high tea in Kuala Lumpur 😊
1. Tim’s Teapot Terrace
The whimsical and quirky Tim’s Teapot Terrace looks like it came straight out of a children's storybook. This pretty cafe is suitable for catch up sessions and quiet dates, and their Afternoon Tea Saturday comprises a spread of scones, cakes and tartlets, sandwiches, mini burgers and so much more! Reservation is necessary, and do check with them (or their Instagram) as their afternoon tea menu may vary. Otherwise, you can also order from their regular menu and try their signature lasagna! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 12PM - 9PM (closed on Monday) Address: 9128, Lorong Perak, Taman Melawati 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-67325943 / +6012-2348850 Instagram
2. TWG Tea Salon & Boutique
 Well, if you’re really a fan of TWG teas, then you absolutely must experience the brand’s own afternoon tea at their TWG Tea Salon & Boutique. The high tea includes delectable savoury and sweet treats like muffins, scones, and macarons. Of course, it wouldn't be high tea without the tea itself, especially right here. True to their reputation and to cater to different taste buds, TWG has over 400 types of tea to choose from! Now that’s a lot of tea to spill. 😉 Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Opening hours: Click here for all opening hours Address: Click here for all outlet locations Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Tenggek Burung Cafe
If you're looking for another place for halal afternoon tea in KL, you should definitely check out Tenggek Burung Cafe! Located on a hilltop in Jalan Bukit Keramat, this quaint and idyllic cafe reminds us of an English countryside cottage, or a mountaintop retreat you might find in Cameron Highlands. Complete with a small garden full of gorgeous flowers, you can snap some beautiful shots before heading inside for your meal. 🌺  Their Roti Paung is a customer favourite - soft, fluffy, and freshly baked! 🤤 Pair it with an order of sambal ikan bilis for some extra spice, and you've got your mid-day snack lined up. Don't forget the sweet stuff either! Their cakes are all gorgeous, but the Raspberry Rose Pistachio cake definitely stands out! Look at how gorgeous those swirls are, and the yummy raspberry coulis sandwiched between layers of rose pistachio cake sound like a heavenly treat. Click here to read more about Tenggek Burung Cafe! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 11AM-6.30PM (closed on Sundays) Address: 2 Lorong Bukit Keramat 4, Jalan Bukit Keramat, 54000 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-425 26221 / +6017-212 1856 (WhatsApp) Facebook | Instagram
4. Miss Ellie Tea House
A visit to the quaint Miss Ellie Tea House feels a lot like stepping into an old English cottage you’ve probably read in Enid Blyton novels, complete with elaborate decorations and antiques. Renowned for their fluffy scones and cosy ambience, Miss Ellie Tea House is where you can have an authentic halal afternoon tea experience.  Enjoy their desserts with a fresh pot of tea supplied by The Good Tea Company. Of course, one does not walk out from Miss Ellie without trying their famous scones, which owner Justin spent years perfecting. The scones come in four flavours: raisin, chocolate, oat and plain, and are topped with a dollop of whipped cream and homemade strawberry thyme jam. Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Opening hours: Tue-Sat; 12PM - 7.30PM (closed on Sundays and Mondays) Address: 7, Jalan H3, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-4162 0113 Facebook | Instagram
5. The Orchid Conservatory @ The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
One of the most beautiful places for halal high tea in Kuala Lumpur is the famous Orchid Conservatory at the Majestic Hotel. Enjoy a three-tier set consisting of tasty delights such as freshly baked scones, a variety of finger sandwiches and a selection of tea! The highlight of this place is its beautiful array of orchids situated inside the magnificent glass atrium, giving your girlfriends plenty of natural light for the best shots. 😉 The Orchid Conservatory is extremely popular, so we suggest you make a reservation in advance. If you can't get the Orchid Conservatory, we recommend opting for the Drawing Room instead. It has an English reading room style that provides a more intimate and plush setting! Planning a staycation? The Majestic Hotel also offers one of the most romantic suites in Kuala Lumpur for your next getaway with your spouse.  Halal status:  Ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Do note that alcoholic beverages are served separately on the premise, so we recommend that you dine at your own discretion. Opening hours: Afternoon Tea only available from 12PM-2.30PM and 3PM-6PM on weekends and public holiday Address: 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50000 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6011-2642 7815 (WhatsApp/call) Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. The Drawing Room @ The St Regis Kuala Lumpur
Spend your afternoon at the charming The Drawing Room at The St Regis Kuala Lumpur, which recently launched its reimagined Classic Afternoon Tea. This halal afternoon tea experience is the brainchild of their Chef de Patisserie, Hassan Mohamed, a native Frenchman with 20 years experience in fine pastry. Help yourself to the delicately crafted Caramelized Pecan Short Crust and Mixed Berries Trifle among other all-you-can-eat treats. What makes the tea at The St Regis unique is that there’s an actual on-site tea sommelier to help you find your ideal brew, which is also refillable!  The Classic Afternoon Tea is available weekdays from 3pm to 6pm, and weekends from 2pm to 6pm. Besides that, St Regis Kuala Lumpur also happens to be one of the luxury accommodations in Malaysia we wouldn't mind spending on! Halal status: Halal-certified ingredients used Opening hours: Afternoon tea only available from 3PM-6PM on weekdays, and 2PM-6PM on weekends Address: 6 Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6012-280 1303 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Delectable by Su
If you're looking for more halal afternoon tea in Kuala Lumpur set to brighten your day, then you've got to visit Delectable by Su! This bakery café serves up the most adorable pastries, cupcakes, and other finger foods at its Delectable Dessert Cafe at Glasshouse. The Delectable Tea Set is a high tea perfect for two, complete with mini burger sliders, pralines, chocolate brownie squares, and a lychee strawberry soft-serve sundae. It all comes served in a mini terrarium - perfect for a refreshing outdoorsy afternoon out with your bestie! P.S. The Delectable Tea Set is only available at the Glasshouse, and is not available at their other locations (Delectable Kiosk and Delectable Mini Cafe). Halal status: Halal-certified ingredients used. Some seasonal bakes or desserts may include alcohol but these are clearly labelled. We advise you to ask the staff for more information and to dine at your own discretion. Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM - 6PM Address: Level 2, Glasshouse at Seputeh, 17 Lorong Syed Putra Kiri, 50460 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6012-885 5280 Website | Facebook | Instagram Don’t these treats look sweet? Your next halal high tea in Kuala Lumpur is waiting for you!