The Anti-Diet: 5 Hong Kong Afternoon Teas To Try In January
1/5 The Langham Afternoon Tea with Snow Fox
In collaboration with the organic, plant-based beauty brand Snow Fox, Langham, Hong Kong has introduced a chic afternoon tea set available only in January. The set features an array of both sweet and savoury delights, including a white chocolate and Bailey's macaron created especially for the time period.
To kick off the new year with perfect skin, the tea set also includes one Arctic Breeze Detox Cooling Mask and a HK$100 Snow Fox gift voucher.
Palm Court, The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 2132 7898; langhamhotels.com
2/5 InterContinental Hong Kong: MDNA SKIN Fragrant Afternoon Tea
InterContinental Hong Kong has partnered up with Madonna's skincare brand, MDNA, for an aromatic rose-inspired afternoon tea set in their Lobby Lounge. Filled with visual and edible treats, the set's shrimp and crab roll, and coconut, banana and ginger puffs, are a must-try.
Available from now until February 28, you will also receive a set of Madonna's favourite products. The hotel is also hosting an Instagram giveaway with the chance to win an entire MDNA SKIN Rejuvenator set.
3/5 Hotel Icon: Jurlique and Green’s Scent-sational Afternoon Tea
Hotel Icon and Jurlique's collaborative afternoon tea set is a truly rose-tinted affair. Wrap yourself in warmth in the sun-drenched dining room at Green overlooking the garden, and indulge in sweets inspired by the Australian skincare brand.
Featuring delights from a strawberry rose with mascarpone cream to a strawberry marshmallow sandwich, this pretty pink tea set is available from now until February 28. You can also treat your skin by entering the hotel's Instagram giveaway for the chance to win one of three Jurlique gift sets.
Green, Lobby Level, Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 3400 1300; hotel-icon.com
4/5 Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong: Rare by Oulton Afternoon Tea
Dine amongst antique rarities and lifestyle masterpieces as Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong presents an afternoon tea with a twist. In collaboration with Timothy Oulton's eponymous furniture company, the hotel's lobby lounge will be home to an assortment of unique pieces including King Albert Edward VII's Gold Snuff Box and Louis Vuitton's Low Hearst Trunk.
Available from January 15 to February 11, indulge in delicate savoury items like truffle toast and mini sweet treats like queen's cake for a truly luxurious experience.
Lobby Lounge, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2522 0111; mandarinoriental.com
5/5 W Hong Kong: “Who Let The Dogs Out” Afternoon Tea Set
To celebrate the upcoming Year of the Dog, Woo Bar at W Hong Kong has prepared a festive and stylish afternoon tea set featuring delicious bite-sized items inspired by Chinese flavours and printed with adorable images of man's best friend.
Available from now until February 28, indulge in treats including savoury sandwiches such as drunken chicken with foie gras, and sweets such as a pistachio cupcake with red dates.
Woo Bar, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, Hong Kong; +852 3717 2222; w-hongkong.com
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