Hong Kong is a crowded and fast paced city, so much so that even dining out is not a very enjoyable and relaxing thing. In some restaurants, particularly those that are popular, dining time is divided into two sessions, one from 6pm to 8:30pm, with another from 8:30pm onward for 1.5 hours. If you want to reserve a table, you have to indicate which session you go for. Not fun. I suppose this happens only in Hong Kong.
I heard that the best British tea in town is served in Langham Hotel (8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui). So I gave it a try. It is a very cosy place with comfortable and big cushioned chairs, and three-tiered platters are served filled with delicious nibbles with a wide selection of tea. Besides the platters, warm scones are also served. There is even live music.It could have been more enjoyable if not for the limit of the tea time to 2 hours only on weekends (from 2:15pm to 4:15pm and from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, two sessions).
Even going to tea is timed in Hong Kong!
3 replies on “Dinners and tea-goers, time is up!”
about HK$200. this place is really nice. Of course you can try five-star hotels like Peninsular Hotel or Mandarin Hotel for high tea.
how much you pay for this?
where is the best place for hi-tea with one toddler and a pair of couples?
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