What started as a British ritual of socializing over snacks and tea, a bridge between meals lunch and supper, the idea of Afternoon Tea or High Tea has been embraced by many around the world. We pick the best spots in Jakarta to find the best pair of high-quality tea and a selection of scrumptious sweets and savory snacks:
1. Keraton at The Plaza
Inspired by the French tea culture, and social affair, Keraton at The Plaza Director of Culinary, Rafael Gil has curated a tantalizing set of delicacies that enhance an afternoon tea experience. Chef Rafa gives classic French delights a touch of his modern interpretation. Making social gathering at Keraton Lounge a true indulgence – new and old friend gathering to sip an exquisite TWG tea or classic cocktails, accompanied with delectable savory and sweet treats.
French High Tea at Keraton at The Plaza available daily from 2 pm – 7 pm and is priced at IDR398,000,- for two persons inclusive TWG tea or a selection of mocktails. Guest can choose to upgrade their tea set with cocktails for IDR596,000,- for two persons.
Jl. MH. Thamrin Kav. 15, Jakarta, Jakarta, 10350, Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 5068 0000
2. Majapahit Lounge at The Dharmawangsa Hotel
The Majapahit Lounges, a space of serene simplicity featuring a magnificent 14th-century Javanese temple. Bathed in natural light, you may withdraw to the Tea Lounge while enjoying a leisurely afternoon tea, with a selection of a delicious mix of Dharmawangsa’s signature Indonesian sweet and savory snacks, or some classic International light bites, served in a dainty three-tiered stand.
Jl. Dharmawangsa Hotel, Jl. Brawijaya Raya no. 26, South Jakarta
Phone: 021 – 7258181
3. The Westin Jakarta
Enjoy heavenly Afternoon Tea at the highest lounge in the city. Located at the 52nd Floor at The Westin Jakarta, tea with a view doesn’t get better than this! Available every day at 2 pm – 5 pm. Rp. 388,000++ per set includes 2 selections of Jing Tea.
Lobby Lounge at The Westin Jakarta
Jl. HR. Rasuna Said Kav. C-22
Phone: 021-27887788 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Writer’s Bar, Raffles Jakarta
A revered institution at Raffles Singapore, The Writers Bar is reinterpreted in Jakarta as an oasis of art, Indonesian history, literature and artifacts in this modern metropolis. Away from the bustle of the city, the bar is a haven to enjoy a mid-afternoon repast or your favorite drink.
Enjoy your mid-afternoon repast with a treasure trove of pastries and savories, best enjoyed with our bespoke tea and coffee blends.
High Tea: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
For further information, please call +21 2988 0888 or email at email@example.com
5. TWG Tea
TWG Tea is one of the finest luxury tea brands in the world, earning the reputation as ‘the perfume of tea’. Established in Singapore, TWG offers teas directly from source gardens, offering over 800 single-estate, fine harvest teas and exclusive blends, as well as tea patisseries and other tea-infused delicacies. The best way to enjoy their tea is over a full set of afternoon tea served in their lavish and sometimes extravagant pots and teacup set.
TWG Tea at Plaza Senayan
Plaza Senayan, Level 1 Unit 109A, Jalan Asia Afrika No.8, Senayan, Jakarta 10270, Indonesia
Phone: + 62 2 1572 5276
TWG Tea at Pacific Place
Pacific Place, Level 1, Unit 30B, SCBD, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav 52-53, Jakarta 12190
Phone: + 62 (21) 5797 3272
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10am – 10pm