High tea is a delightful dining option that can be enjoyed in place of breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Originally a British tradition in which tea was served to bridge the gap between lunch and dinner, high tea allows for the appreciation of tea in a luxurious manner. As this custom has spread worldwide, it is now possible to experience high tea in Bali as well. The island offers a variety of options for high tea, including chic restaurants and five-star hotels. If you are interested in indulging in the quaint English custom of high tea in Bali, here are nine recommendations for fashionable locations to enjoy it.
1 Gardin Bistro & Patisserie
Gardin Bistro and Patisserie is one of the famous restaurants you can try for high tea. This chic beautiful setting allow guests to spoil in a gothic – European style building where it makes use of glasses to create an intimate and romantic vibes around the restaurant. It’s three-tiered afternoon tea is worth to try as it brims with delicacies like mousses, crème brulees, and all of the classic favorites. It is available daily at 3-6 PM.
Opening Hours : 10 AM – 1 AM
Price : starts from : IDR 165,000++ / two persons
2 The Cliff Bar At The Edge
What do you think of enjoying high tea atop of the highest cliff in Uluwatu? It must be fabulous! The Cliff Bar at The Edge serves selection of delectable bites to please anyone who wish for a fancy afternoon. As you sip for your tea, enjoy the golden time with view of Uluwatu’s unparalleled beauty. Make an appointment to set your hip afternoon with The Cliff Bar!
Opening Hours : 9 AM to 10 PM
Price : starts from : IDR 900,000++ / two persons
3 Canyon Jetty At The Kayon Resort
The Kayon Resort is calling all Ubud’s lovers to enjoy their afternoon in a special way. It offers a calming afternoon tea at the Canyon Jetty that set hanging along the river side where stone cliff is all around and beautiful waterfall before eyes. The pleasant bites are surely go in style with the surrounding. Don’t forget to capture your moment here!
Opening Hours : 11 AM – 5 PM
Price : starts from : IDR 150,000++ / person
4 Hanging Gardens Of Bali
A fabulous afternoon high tea is also available at the lounge of Three Element Restaurant at Hanging Gardens of Bali. The lavish lounge lets you enjoy the tea in comfort as the sweet and savory delicacies excite the taste buds. Its salmon and beef sandwich is everyone’s favorite, or choose from the sweet scone or the classic creme brulee to add a sweet note. It’s available daily from 2 PM to 5 PM. Don’t forget to book your space beforehand!
Opening Hours : 7AM to 11 PM
Price : starts from : approximately USD 40++/ person
5 W Lounge At W Bali Seminyak
Aside of being famous for its beach club, the W Lounge at W Bali Seminyak also has a unique high tea style. Coming in a birdcage with three layer, the high tea is ready to spoil you with pure yummies. The comfortable couch is perfect for a chill and relax. In addition, make sure your camera is fully charged when going there because the awesome setting awaits to be captured!
Opening Hours : 8 AM to 11 PM
Price : starts from : approximately IDR 165,000 /person
6 Orchid Tea Lounge At Rimba
Spending your afternoon with teatime at the Orchid Tea Lounge can be the best option when you want an afternoon well spent. You can book a space between 2 PM to 5 PM. With a collection of orchids that line the walls, glass-ceilinged windows and beautiful gardens that make you feel even more comfortable. The high tea brims with selection of Indonesian snacks, cakes, while the savory sandwich and pastry will add a sweet touch to your day!
Opening Hours : 11AM to 7 PM
Price : starts from : approximately IDR 200,000 / person
7 The Library At Mandapa A Ritz Carlton Reserve
Another place to enjoy the true high tea is the Library at Mandapa A Ritz Carlton Reserve. The elegant lounge offers cozy space to enjoy light bites while reading some books. The English and Indonesian style high tea served is amazing. It is just the place to be for relax and release with best of an afternoon high tea could be.
Opening Hours : 9 AM to 10 PM
Price : starts from : approximately IDR 400,000 /person
8 The Beach Cave At Samabe Bali
When you want high tea but of course the one at particular, try the high tea at the Beach Cave at Samabe Bali! You will be led to walk down numerous stairs to the beach or use their beach shuttle to arrive at that famous teatime venue. The private cave comes with splendid white sand and beach view is perfect for a special afternoon with her. As you sip for your tea, enjoy selection of sandwich, special pastry, cakes and champagne. It is available daily from 2.30 PM to 5PM. Perfect for a remarkable afternoon in Bali!
Opening Hours : 6 PM to 11.30 PM
Price : starts from : approximately IDR 508, 000 /person
9 Biku Bali
Who doesn’t love Biku? One of the homey restaurants to enjoy fabulous high tea. It serves various high tea packages with assorted bites in a beautiful way. From traditional high tea to breakfast high tea are available. Yet, the Asian High tea is a favorite among all. The venue’s cute vibes and the use of sophisticated interiors with quaint flowers plates, brings up a comfortable and easy feeling that will make you too sorry to leave. Besides, if you come with your little ones, they would love its special children high tea treats.
Opening Hours : 8AM – 11PM
Price : starts from : approximately IDR. 300,000/ two persons