If you need somewhere to rest and take a break from sightseeing and shopping in Tokyo, head to one of our afternoon tea spots picks for a relaxing time savouring Insta-worthy food with beautiful ambience!
Keep reading to find out more!
#1 Tokyo Grand Nikko
The hotel's café has Insta-worthy afternoon tea that changes constantly depending on the season! The ambience is also lovely with sunlight pouring down from the large windows of the stairwell.
📍2-6-1, Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 135-8701, The Lobby Cafe, 2nd floor
⏰ 2 - 5pm (for afternoon tea)
#2 The Peninsula Tokyo
Look out for seasonal offers they have like last month's Breast Cancer Awareness afternoon tea with everything in pink!
Currently, their menu you can enjoy from now till 25th December this year is The Gift from the Christmas Tree afternoon tea (6,500 yen, ~S$80.87) decorated in a festive style. Enjoy a warm and elegant winter afternoon with your family, friends and loved ones with good food and live performances.
📍1-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006, The Lobby, 1st floor
⏰ 11:30am - 9pm
#3 The Strings Omotesandoh
Named after New York's Brooklyn Dumbo area that's famous for cutting-edge art and music, Bar & Grill Dumbo at The Strings hotel serves classic western cuisine like specialty burgers, grilled meat as well as afternoon tea!
They also offer seasonal menus like last month's adorable Cath Kidston collaboration afternoon tea.
From now till 25th December 2019, you can enjoy their special Christmas in New York afternoon tea (4,500 yen, ~S$55.99)! Munch on caramelised sweets like NY Cheesecake, Ginger Cookie Cupcake, Bush de Noel and many other treats inspired by the Christmas season in New York.
📍3 Chome-6-8 Kitaaoyama, Minato City, Tokyo 107-0061, Bar & Grill Dumbo, 2nd floor
⏰ 3 - 4:30pm (for Christmas in New York afternoon tea)
#4 Four Seasons Tokyo
MOTIF’s Social Salon offers traditional afternoon tea with a selection of sweets and teas from both Japan and around the world, all while enjoying a bird's eye view of Tokyo station.
If you happen to be in Tokyo from now till 15 November 2019, you could try the Gabrielle Chanel Afternoon Tea (8,000 yen, S$99.54)! The menu is an interpretation of the passionate and intensely feminine notes of Chanel's latest scent, Gabrielle Chanel.
📍1-11-1 Pacific Century Place, Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6277, Motif Restaurant & Bar, 7th floor
⏰ 2:30 - 5pm (for afternoon tea)
#5 Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
For a luxurious experience, you can't go wrong with Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tokyo. With a panoramic view of the Tokyo skyline, enjoy their seasonal afternoon tea set like their current Autumn menu (4,800 yen, S$59.72), available till 28th November 2019. Warm ceiling lights create a cosy atmosphere while the spectacular city lights glitter through the floor to ceiling glass windows. While you're there, check out their adorable cloud cake too!
📍2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8328, Oriental Lounge, 38th floor
⏰ 12 - 6pm (for afternoon tea)
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