Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Afternoon Tea Around Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

There's nothing like a day out with the girls sipping tea and munching on finger food. This English tradition is found aplenty around the city. Here's The Yum List's picks of where to find:

The Best Afternoon Teas in Kuala Lumpur

Miss Ellie Tea House - Hands down the best scones in Kuala Lumpur and the most charming homey atmosphere.

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Miss Ellie Tea House

The Tea Lounge, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur - A truly Colonial atmosphere with service and ambience to match.

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The Tea Lounge, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Ritz Carlton, Kuala Lumpur - An elegant occasion and the only place in town to have a live harpist.

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Lobby Lounge, The Ritz Carlton

One Six Five, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur - Contemporary setting with luxurious creations such as lobster bagels and wagyu sliders.

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One Six Five, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Bistro 160, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur - The genius creation of Chocolate Afternoon Tea and 'must order' Espresso Martinis.

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Bistro 160, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, Chocolate Afternoon Tea 

Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur - A well established tradition in the city with gorgeous garden views.

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Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La

Harrods, KLCC - The original. Very good scones.

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The best scones in the city can be found at Harrods KLCC - complete with clotted cream flown in from Devonshire and Harrods own fruit preserves

The Drawing Room at Carcosa Seri Negara - Seriously, can there be a more luxurious setting?

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Tea Service at Carcosa Seri Negara

Nosh, Bangsar - extreme attention to detail  - you might not meet a fussier chef when it comes to choosing quality ingredients. More affordable than every big hotel in the city too!

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Afternoon Tea Set at Nosh

Where are you favourite spots to indulge in tea and pastries?


  1. Ya...they all look so good. Love the more English-y ones.

  2. So far, I've only tried Ritz Carlton's and I love it! =D

  3. oooh, must i choose only one? i want them all! the thought of enjoying lobster bagels, chocolate macarons & buttery scones all in one leisurely afternoon is a soothing balm for my stressed-out soul, heheh :D

  4. Thank you for the compilation, Yum List! It will serve as a good guide when I'm in the mood for high tea. =D

    Any high tea with scones and chocolate will definitely win me over.

  5. I like you which your interested, looking for English Hi -tea and wanna try Carcosa. Nice!