What could be more relaxing than a sip of tea and a bite of freshly-baked scone with strawberry jam? From tranquil indulgence to sophisticated surroundings, we rounded up the most stylish afternoon tea sets to enjoy the cool season in Macau. A fantastic way to while away time with family and friends, discover the perfect setting for your next outing with our favorite spots.
Grande Praca Café
Say “bonjour” to this beautiful French Cafe. With a great selection of European-brewed coffee and tea along with their cakes and hors d’oeuvres, try the “FUN Afternoon Tea for Two”. It is priced at MOP $288 and is specially made for the butterfly-themed event that surrounds the beautiful Grand Praca. The tea set serves an assortment of miniature pastries and savories, scones and two espressos or tea of your choice.
Grande Praca Café MGM Macau, Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau, +853 8802 8888
St. Regis Bar
The St. Regis Bar features a sophisticated and stylish space. It’s more than just a lounge, it’s a conversation starter for everything old and new. Tea and treats take the spotlight with our favorite Taiwan dongding oolong tea. Drinking to your good health? Wellness teas including buckwheat and bamboo are on offer, while a delightful fruit tea selection includes Strawberry Dreams, Summer Peach, Merry Berry, and Apple Twist. The classic afternoon tea set is priced at MOP $348 for two.
St. Regis Bar The St. Regis Macao Hotel, Cotai Central, +853 8113 3700,
Grand Hyatt Macau
Nestled in the heart of Grand Hyatt Macau, the Lobby Lounge is an ideal venue for casual dining and friendly gatherings. It offers a variety of sweets, including cakes, homemade chocolates, and the renowned Portuguese egg tart. The elegant afternoon tea set is served daily from 3pm to 6pm, with presentation on a beautiful hand-hammered silver stand commissioned especially by the Grand Hyatt Macau. The afternoon tea set is priced at MOP $469.
The Lobby Lounge at Mandarin Oriental is the perfect place to sit down and sip some tea with a delightful Asian twist while resisting the call to shop from the nearby One Central stores. Decked in wood and shades of earth tones across interiors and furniture, enjoy the afternoon tea set that’s available at MOP $398 for two persons between 2pm to 5:30pm.
Banyan Tree Macau
Banyan Tree’s afternoon high tea set is simply breathtaking. The elegant creation comes in a beautiful birdcage, complete with fresh bamboo leaves and orchids. You can order the tea set for MOP $138 for one person or share with a friend for MOP $238. The atmosphere is relaxing, with the lightest of Asian touches in their room fragrance, lounge décor and the sound of the guzheng playing.
Banyan Tree Macau at Galaxy Macau, Avenida Marginal Flor de Lotus, Cotai, Macau, +853 8883 6061, www.banyantree.com/en/cn-china-macau/banyan-lounge