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5 Afternoon Teas to Enjoy This Summer

Tastes of the season in high tea form

Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes an array of festivals, fireworks, and food! If you're after a fun way to enjoy some tastes of the season, these five afternoon tea events deliver the best of summer to your tastebuds.

Tokyo Dome Hotel

Peach & Passionfruit Afternoon Tea

¥ 4,900 per person

Taking place from July 1st to August 31st, the Peach and Passionfruit Afternoon Tea at Tokyo Dome Hotel brings a variety of sweet and savory summer-inspired dishes to the table, with some of the highlights including peach Mont Blanc, refreshing peach sorbet, and passionfruit castella cake.

Photo: Tokyo Dome Hotel Co., Ltd.

Shin-Osaka Esaka Tokyu REI Hotel

Hawaiian Afternoon Tea

¥ 3,800 per person

Nothing says summer like a beach vacation, and the Shin-Osaka Esaka Tokyu REI Hotel brings a slice of island life to Japan with their Hawaiian afternoon tea. The event runs from June 3rd until July 31st and includes aesthetically pleasing goodies like palm tree-shaped royal icing cookies, macarons shaped and flavored like pineapples, and fruit-topped tropical jellies.

Photo: Tokyu REI Hotel

Anniversaire Cafe Minatomirai Yokohama

Purplish Flower Garden Afternoon Tea

¥ 3,900 per person

Between hydrangeas and irises, early summer in Japan is filled with pops of purple floral color. The Anniversaire Cafe in Minatomirai capitalizes on this, with the beautifully presented Purplish Flower Garden Afternoon Tea. Cupcakes designed to look like hydrangeas, lemon macarons, and an elderflower jelly mousse are some of the sweet treats on offer, plus a wide variety of beverages to accompany them with. The event runs from May 20th until July 10th, and reservations can be made by phone on 045-640-5188.

Conrad Tokyo

Glamorous Peach Afternoon Tea

¥ 6,500 per person on weekdays, ¥6,800 per person on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and the Obon period

In conjunction with the English porcelain brand Wedgwood, the Conrad Tokyo will host a peach-themed afternoon tea from July 1st until August 31st. The menu includes a white peach mousse with raspberry jelly, an apricot tart with peach cream, and a savory peach and salmon crepe roll to name just a few items.

Photo: Conrad Tokyo

Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu

Tropical Afternoon Tea

¥ 4,200 per person

From June 1st until July 15th, the Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu will host a Tropical Afternoon Tea filled with desserts incorporating fruits like mango, pineapple, kiwi, and banana. Savory dishes like sandwiches and a dry curry quiche are also included in the afternoon tea set.

Photo: Tokyu Hotels Co., Ltd.

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Nga Nguyễn a year ago
I always feel like a princess with these tea parties! The best treat for yourself after exhausting working hours!
Elizabeth S 2 years ago
Can I have my birthday this summer? Afternoon tea would be a great birthday treat.
Kim Author 2 years ago
I think they're such nice events for a special occasion!
Sleiman Azizi 2 years ago
Well now, that's all rather elegant, isn't it?
Kim Author 2 years ago
If I had to pick one to go to, it would be the hydrangea one! But they're all so beautifully presented.
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