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. Grand Hyatt Jakarta
Fountain Lounge at Grand Hyatt Jakarta launches two refreshing afternoon tea sets: Grand Afternoon Tea with international savoury and sweet bites, and Bundaran Afternoon Tea that highlights local delicacies. The special offer is available daily from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
The Grand Afternoon Tea set brings together international favourite savoury and sweet bites. The savoury section consists of smoked salmon tartlets, roasted beef on puff pastry sable, truffle brie berliners, and cucumber, cream cheese and mint sandwiches. Equally tempting, the sweet offerings include rose macarons, almond raspberry tarts, strawberry mint cheesecakes and scones with luscious marmalades.
While Bundaran Afternoon Tea highlights local sweet treats or Jajanan Pasar, including kue merah, dadar gulung, wingko babat and lapis ijo, as well as savoury offerings, such as: beef rendang pie, vegetable spring rolls, martabak telor with duck egg and pisang goreng with cheddar cheese. A pair of cranberry and plain scones are served on the side complete with choices of marmalades. Each set comes with Moscato, rosé wine, fragrant tea or coffee pairing for two persons, priced at IDR 350,000++ per set.
Grand Hyatt Jakarta
Jalan M.H. Thamrin, Kav. 28 – 30, Jakarta 10350, Indonesia
T +62 21 2992 1234, 5020 1234
2. InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah
Tea With A class
Take your afternoon tea game up to a new level. Sprinkle it with some of our signature InterContinental elegance and enjoy afternoonto remember with your friends and loved ones.
Choose from your favourite gourmet tea and savour the ligquied gold with duck liver parfait, smoke salmon crepe rooll, stravwberry craquelin and much mored.
Valid every day from 3-6 PM
Price start from IDR 188.000++/package
*Inclusive of 4 savouries, 4 sweet items and InterContinental signature cofffe blend or TWG tea
For more information and reservation please contact
Ph. 021 3950 7355
NTERCONTINENTAL JAKARTA PONDOK INDAH
Jl. Metro Pondok Indah Kav. IV TA
Tel: +62 21 3950 7355
Fax: +62 21 3950 7366
3. Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
Take a break from your daily routine and indulge in a themed afternoon tea at Pullman Jakarta Indonesia. The afternoon tea set includes bite-sized savory and sweet treats, all placed in pairs and is designed differently every month.
A premium variety of tea or coffee is also included in the experience. Available daily at Makaron Bakeshop and Le Chocolate.
Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 3192 1111,
WhatsApp: +62 815 1588 2360
WhatsApp +62815 8532 4618
4. Raffles Jakarta
Through the decades at Raffles Singapore, Dukes and Duchesses, Kings and Queens, have enjoyed the traditional English High Tea. At Raffles Jakarta, we take you back in time, and offer you a high tea, that is rich in history and tradition. The Raffles Afternoon Tea is perfect for chic celebrations or a light repast with friends or loved ones. Enjoy your mid-afternoon repast with a treasure trove of pastries and savouries. From November onwards, embrace the new Raffles Afternoon Tea with delightful savoury and sweet creations by the newly appointed Pastry Chef Anom.
Pastry Chef Anom has created an inspired assortment of exceptional desserts, from the likes of Cho-coffee légère tart & freshly baked berries Madeline to Pinacoco cube, classic PBJ’s Cake, an indulgent Foie gras & raspberry Macaroon, to delicious Brioche, Multigrain grissini with smoked salmon & capers creams, alongside freshly baked Berries Madeline & buttery home-baked scones. To sweeten the experience, pair these treats perfectly with Coffee or Raffles custom-blended Tea.
Good for two pax – Inclusive of Coffee or Tea
5. Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel
Set in a classic elegance ambiance, tea time at Lobby Lounge is a treat not to be missed. Afternoon Tea at Lobby Lounge includes a selection of mouth-watering finger sandwiches, sweet bites, and paired with freshly-brewed coffee or fine tea selections. HiSocie-Tea comes in two choices with prices start from IDR 300,000 net for 2 persons. Guests can enjoy this sweet and savory treat from 2 PM to 5 PM at Lobby Lounge. For guests who are seeking for pastry catering or perfect gift, Hi-Socie-Tea is available in to-go packaging at IDR 396,000 net. Place the order one day in advance to +6221 8063 0888 (ext.) 7701.
Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel
Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda
Jakarta 12240, Indonesia
6. The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta
History is part of the taste of the local cuisine. Leaning towards the building that was built during the Dutch colonization, The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta offers afternoon tea sets featuring finger foods, sweets and savories inspired by Dutch-Colonial heritage.
Afternoon tea sets at The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel Jakarta is available daily from 3 to 6 pm, only at IDR 150,000++ for two persons. For more information and bookings, WhatsApp to 0822 8983 6888.
The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta
Jl. Cilacap No.1, Menteng, Kec. Menteng, Jakarta
Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10310, Indonesia
7. 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