Three beloved cafe-lounges in Hong Kong collaborate with local and international jewellery and fashion brands to bring you three afternoon tea experiences that will get fashionistas and tastemakers talking.
Words Iris Wong
Dalloyau x Blumarine
Shop 3220, 3/F Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 3185 8330
From now until June 11, Dalloyau has teamed up with renowned fashion label Blumarine for an elegant afternoon tea set that is available exclusively at Dalloyau and Cafe Épure. Executive chef Nicolas Boutin and head pastry chef Ken Thomas skilfully translated design elements of roses, lace and printed chiffon from Blumarine’s spring/summer collection into delectable delicacies of seasonal fruit tart, pistachio and raspberry pastry choux, and heart-shaped macarons. Savouries include duck foies gras cranberries and gingerbread, the classic black truffle lobster petit sandwich, and more. The tea set is priced at $536 for two and is available from 3pm to 6pm daily.
Hullett House x Emperor Jewellery
The Parlour, Hullett House, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 3988 0101
Hullett House has partnered up with Emperor Jewellery for the Enchanting Aesthetics afternoon tea set. Priced at $498 for two, the exquisite menu, inspired by the jeweller’s latest Heartbeat collection, features sweet and savoury delights such as warm scones with fresh cream and jam, sandwiches, chocolate mousse pearl with madeleine, emerald jelly and blueberry jewellery box cheesecake. Add $120pp and enjoy two glasses of prosecco or non-alcoholic sparkling wine. The tea set is available from now until May 31 and includes an exclusive gift from Emperor Jewellery. To book, call 3988 0101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheraton Hong Kong x ARTĒ Madrid
Sky Lounge, 18/F Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2369 1111
Inspired by Spanish jewellery brand ARTĒ Madrid’s signature Deseo collection, the expert culinary team at the Sheraton has crafted an ornate range of delicious sweet and savoury treats echoing the collection’s red and purple palette. Highlights of the Enchanting Passion afternoon tea set include a red velvet gift box cheesecake, passion fruit dome coasted with raspberry jelly, and the iconic Spanish churros served with chocolate dip. From the savoury menu are crispy Iberico croquette, Spanish tortilla with tomato coulis and spinach pesto, and more. The tea set starts at $258pp and includes a tea or coffee, or get the afternoon tea with a glass of selected wine or bubbly for $338pp. A complimentary ARTĒ keychain (valued at $400) along with a shopping privilege card will also be presented to each guest who ordered the tea set.