Afternoon Tea | The Upper House Hong Kong

21264146875_4221149276_cMy favorite thing to do in HK is having afternoon tea. No other city in Asia does it quite as well. We’ve checked out the afternoon tea service at all the major hotels including the Intercontinental Hong Kong, Mandarin Oriental¬†Hong Kong, Island Shangri-La, The Langham, The Ritz-Carlton (the original¬†and a limited run chocolate tea collaboration). Posts to come on Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Peninsula Hong Kong, different versions of afternoon tea at Intercontinental Hong Kong, and Four Seasons Hong Kong. But! For today. To get to afternoon tea at The Upper House

20643131273_1d646afeca_c…take the elevator to the 49th floor…

21272210121_1d09ab1770_c…ask for a corner seat by the window…

21237890776_b2b9f8a733_c…and order the Cafe Gray Tea (a blend of lemongrass with lemon balm, ginger, and roselle)…

21264146875_4221149276_c…to go with your afternoon tea set.

21237877286_00f443087c_cPeking duck cone with hoisin.

21076026760_6d8b7a8920_cOpen-faced mozzarella, tomato, and pesto sandwich.

21076228248_2d1af2e99d_cQuiche lorraine with pickled pearl onions.

21076377658_b7a0b82f35_cEgg and smoked salmon finger sandwich. And then it is time for scones.

21264276985_5cbd9dfdba_cWarm black currant scones…

20641443184_42cb4bc872_c…with raspberry jam, lemon curd, amber clove honey, and clotted cream.

21253752872_80258333ea_cA dollop of each.

21253754892_e89bb63465_cThis chocolate chip-banana bread was served on the same tier as the scones…do not miss.

21237884206_6eddfde5c1_cThen, sweets! Raspberry and balsamic macarons.

21237882906_8ba70a6074_cMandarin orange cheesecake with a shortbread crust.

20641436974_cbbdd6c592_cChocolate and pistachio opera cake.

21237879216_1d7e38d2e5_cPineapple and coconut tartlet.

21076039720_c80297d105_cMatcha and lychee coupe with white chocolate crumbs.


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