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 tea that can instantly brighten up the day!

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What began as an old British pastime is now also a popular activity all around the world, and that includes Malaysia! If you’re planning to spend an afternoon with your loved one, here are our picks for the places you can have your high tea in Kuala Lumpur.

1. Delicious, 1 Utama Shopping Centre

The Delicious Group’s restaurants recently went through some rebranding, and their new concept is offering a nest-like place where diners can find comfort and feel at home – and of course, feast on some delicious food!

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Depending on the size of your party, choose between the Delicious High Tea Set for 2 or for 4, priced at RM55++ and RM110++ respectively. Indulge in the fine selection of finger food and sweet treats like raisin scones, pastries and cakes. The set comes with complimentary tea or coffee of your choice.

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The High Tea Set is available daily from 3pm to 6pm. Delicious also has two other outlets in Bangsar Village II and St. Mary Place.

Halal Status: Not halal-certified, but halal ingredients are used and no alcohol used in cooking. As alcohol is served in the premises separately from food, we advise that you dine at your own discretion.

Address: Lot G316, Ground Floor (New Wing), 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1 Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya
Contact: 03-7724 1086

2. Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya

Treat yourself to a scrumptious afternoon tea buffet at Utara Coffee House, the lobby restaurant of Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya.

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Available on weekends and public holidays between 12pm to 4pm, the best thing about the high tea buffet is that it’s a buffet! With a reasonable price at RM68 per adult, have as many desserts as you wish from their selection of pastries, cakes and traditional kuih.

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The tranquil ambience of the coffee house sets the perfect mood for business discussions or simply spending some quality time with your loved ones. Hotel Armada is also easily accessible as it’s located strategically along Federal Highway and near the Asia Jaya LRT Station.

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Address: Lot 6, Lorong Utara C, Section 52, Darul Ehsan, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-7954 6888
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3. 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. Situated right at the centre of KL’s luxurious shopping mall, TWG Tea Salon & Boutique is a cosy tea room with polished tiles, gleaming crystal lamps and vases of exotic blooms.

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Available from 3pm to 6pm daily, choose from three set menus: 1837, Chic, and Fortune, all differing in portion and price. The signature TWG Tea Macarons are definitely not to be missed, as well as the freshly baked raisin scones with aromatic TWG Tea-infused tea jelly.

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Of course, a high tea is not a high tea without the tea itself, especially right here. True to their reputation and to cater for different taste buds, TWG has over 400 types of tea to choose from! Now that’s a lot of tea to spill. 😉

Halal Status: Not halal-certified, but halal ingredients used. Alcohol is served separately within the premises, so we advise that you dine at your own discretion.

Address: 1837 TWG Tea, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Level 2, Lot P2.16.00 and 2.34.01 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 03-2142 9922
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4. Tim’s Teapot Terrace

The whimsical and quirky Tim’s Teapot Terrace looks like it came straight out of a storybook you read as a child. This pretty cafe is located along Lorong Perak and suitable for catch up sessions and quiet dates.

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Every Saturday between 12pm to 6pm, Tim’s Teapot Terrace offers Afternoon Tea Set that comprises a spread of scones, cakes and tartlets, sandwiches, mini burgers and so much more! Priced at RM69.90 for 2 pax, the set also includes a pot of tea.

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Please note that 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

Address: 9128, Lorong Perak, Taman Melawati 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-410 12523

5. Delectable by Su

Calling all passionate Instagrammers! If you’re looking for a high tea place that’s not only great on taste, but also looks great on your feed, then Delectable by Su is the place to go!

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All brick walls, large glass windows, surrounded by greeneries and away from the city, this is the perfect place to kick back and relax and let a warm cup of fragrant tea work its magic on you.

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The Afternoon Tea Set for Two is priced at RM92 and comes with a pot of Gryphon tea and Delectable’s signature desserts arranged inside a miniature glass house case. They include a selection of cookies, floral cupcakes, mini burger sliders, soft-serve sundae and more.

Halal Status: Not halal-certified, but halal ingredients (including halal gelatin) used in cakes, frosting, and fondants. Seasonal edition cakes may contain alcohol but are labelled accordingly and clearly. We advise that you clarify with the restaurant staff before dining if you are uncertain.

Address: Lvl 2, Glasshouse @ Seputeh 103, Lorong Syed Putra Kiri, 50460, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Contact: +60 012-508 1855
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6. 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, with all the elaborate decorations and antique collections in the living room.

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Renowned for their fluffy scones and cosy ambience, Miss Ellie Tea House is where you can have an authentic afternoon tea experience. While they don’t actually have a high tea set, they have the most wonderful desserts to be enjoyed over tea supplied by The Good Tea Company.

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Of course, one does not walk out from Miss Ellie without trying their famous scones, which owner Justin spent years perfecting and come in four flavours: raisin, chocolate, oat and plain. Complementing the classic English dessert are a dollop of whipped cream and homemade strawberry thyme jam.

Halal Status: Not halal-certified, but halal ingredients used.

Address: 7, Jalan H 3, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 03-4162 0113
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7. The Lawn @ The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

One of the best places for an afternoon tea in Kuala Lumpur, The Majestic Hotel offers different options to have your tea at: the elegant Tea Lounge, the Colonial Cafe, and the lovely Orchid Conservatory.

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Their brand-new offering is Afternoon Tea on The Lawn. Available on Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm to 6pm, it’s set on the lawn facing the splendid original Majestic wing that overlooks the KL cityscape.

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Indulge in exquisite treats such as finger sandwiches, cakes, pastries and scones that come in a three-tier Afternoon Tea Box. Afternoon Tea on The Lawn is priced at RM85 per pax, and only 20 seats are available. Reservation is mandatory, so remember to book your table ahead of time!

#HHWT Tip: If you prefer a more quiet area for your teatime, try booking your tea in the Drawing Room (which is located across from the Orchid Conservatory!

Halal Status: Not halal-certified but halal ingredients are used. Alcohol is served separately within the premises, so we advise that you dine at your own discretion.

Address: 5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 03-2785 8000
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8. 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. The afternoon tea experience is the brainchild of their new Chef de Patisserie, Hassan Mohamed, a native Frenchman with 20 years experience in fine pastry.

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Help yourself with the delicately crafted Caramelized Pecan Short Crust and the Mixed Berries Trifle among other all-you-can-eat treats. What makes the afternoon 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!

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Priced at RM140 nett per person, the Classic Afternoon Tea is available weekdays from 3pm to 6pm, and weekends from 2pm to 6pm.

Halal Status: Not halal-certified but halal ingredients used and no alcohol served during the High Tea menu. Alcohol is served separately within the premises at other times of the day, so we advise that you dine at your own discretion.

Address: 6 Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 03-2727 1111
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Don’t these treats look sweet? Your next tea party is waiting for you!

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