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We all know Bangkok is a foodie paradise.

Street stalls, amazing restaurants, fantastic markets…what’s not to love? Coupled with the fact that Thai cuisine is one of the most praised and popular in the world.  You have really come to the right place if you want to indulge in some amazing food!

But what about when you are craving something just a little bit different?

Strange, but true.  Bangkok has some of the most decadent experiences for afternoon tea.

Ranging from traditional Western morsels to Thai titbits, or from high class elegance to vintage charm – there is sure to be something to suit everyone on our list.

The best part? This delicious luxury is all under USD $18 (625 Baht) per person!

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1. A vintage lover’s dream: Colonial splendour in breathtaking gardens – The Courtyard, The House on Sathorn

Al fresco dining within the courtyard of a 127 year old mansion is a unique culinary experience within the heart of Bangkok

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The Courtyard at The House on Sathorn is a vintage lover’s dream, with the added bonus of beautiful gardens to enhance the experience.

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With delicacies ranging from mushroom truffle marscapone croissants through to caramel chocolate and strawberry thyme panna cotta – The Courtyard also offers champagne as an extra on their Afternoon Tea set.

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The Courtyard, The House on Sathorn

Address: 106 Si Lom, Khwaeng Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Contact: 66 (0) 2344 4025
Opening hours: Daily from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Price: From USD $18 / approx. 625 Baht per person; USD $37 / approx. 1250 Baht for two; USD $8 / approx. 275 Baht per glass (Chandon Sparkling Wine); USD $29 / approx. 975 Baht per bottle (Mini Moet & Chandon)

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2. A Spa Experience in a Glass House – Organika Cafe

Want to indulge in a affordable luxury spa experience in addition to afternoon tea? Then a one- of- a kind afternoon tea awaits you at the Organika Cafe.

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Situated in a dramatic glass house, the Organika Cafe has a pristine white decor which contrasts beautifully with the greenery of the gardens.

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It can be an extraordinarily romantic place to visit in Bangkok,

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Served all day, the Afternoon Tea set ranges from ham and cheese croissants to chocolate cake, with the added bonus of champagne for extra.

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Organika Cafe

Address: 6th floor, Building A, Piman 49, Soi Soukhumvit 49, Sukhumvit Rd., Wattana, North-KlongTon, Bangkok, Thailand 10110
Contact: 66 2 665 1898
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 8pm
Price: From USD $18 / approx. 625 Baht per person; USD $37 / approx. 1250 Baht for two; USD $75 / approx. 2550 Baht (with Chandon Brut)

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3. Vintage British Charm set in a Secret Garden – Chan & Yupa Tea Room

Step back in time at Chan & Yupa Thai Tea Room, a little oasis of calm and greenery in the heart of Bangkok.

Situated in a beautiful vintage house that was built in 1954, Chan & Yupa’s almost makes you forget that you are in a bustling city.

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The gardens are breathtaking, adding to the tranquil atmosphere. You can wander amongst them for an added experience.

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Chan & Yupa’s offers traditional afternoon tea, which includes scones with homemade jam and other sweet delectables.

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Chan & Yupa Tea Room

Address: 12 ซอย สุขุมวิท 10, Khlong Toei Nuea, เขตวัฒนา, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 252 6601
Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 9am to 6pm
Price: USD $12 / 420 Baht per person

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4. Artisan snacks with a view to die for – Up & Above Bar, The Okura Prestige Bangkok

You will gasp in delight at the craftsmanship of the afternoon tea sets at Up & Above Bar at The Okura Prestige.

Often themed, the Up & Above Bar has offered Cherry Blossom and Lavender inspired afternoon tea sets, among others.

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Treats range from tartlets of parmesan custard with ratatouille to Cremeux puddings.

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With magnificent views over the city, the Up & Above Bar offers a unique afternoon tea experience.

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PS: It’s not only luxurious, their themed afternoon tea sets are a pretty fun experience too!

Up & Above Bar, The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Address: 57 Witthayu Road, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
Contact: 66 2 687 9000
Opening hours: Daily from 2pm to 5pm
Price: From USD $17.50 / approx. 595 Baht per person;USD $35 / approx. 1190 Baht for two

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5. Enjoy traditional English delights – Bonnie Dolly’s Tea Room

The English Afternoon Tea experience is the speciality of the house at Bonnie Dolly’s.

With decor inspired by a traditional English old world shop, Bonnie Dolly’s offers a wide variety of teas and patisseries, including Queen Victoria sponge cake and strawberry tarts.

Some of the quirky but appealing decor highlights include a ceiling hanging garden, which features lights made out of suspended tea pots!

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If you are craving a little bit of England in the heart of Bangkok, look no further than Bonnie Dolly’s.

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Bonnie Dolly’s Tea Room

Address: 34 Sukhumvit 26 Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Tan, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Contact: 66 80 080 0003
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 7pm
Price: USD $11 / approx. 380 Baht per person

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6. Where better to enjoy incredible views of Chao Phraya River? – Vertigo TOO

Beautifully presented and an extremely romantic thing to do in Bangkok – this afternoon tea experience offers stunning views of the Chao Phraya River and the city skyline.

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From smoked salmon cream cheese sandwiches to poached lobster salad with tom yum dressing, as well as sweet favorites, Vertigo TOO offers a great cross section of Thai and Western morsels.

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A live acoustic band starts playing from 2pm onwards – and if you want to add an extra sparkle to your Afternoon Tea experience, you can add a glass of Moet & Chandon champagne for an extra price.

Vertigo TOO, Banyan Tree Bangkok

Address: 60th Floor, 21/100 S Sathorn Rd, Yan Nawa, Khet Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 679 1200
Opening hours: 1pm to 5pm (Only available on weekends)
Price: USD $33 / approx. 1100++ Baht per set for two (USD $16.5 per person)
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7. Find yourself in New York opulence – St Regis, Bangkok

A luxurious setting in one of Bangkok’s grandest hotels awaits you at St Regis, Bangkok.

Only a minutes’ walk from Ratchadamri Skytrain Station, St Regis Bangkok offers an indulgent afternoon tea experience at three locations: in the Lounge, the Drawing Room and on the 12th Floor, overlooking the vast city panorama.

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One of the most established venues for afternoon tea, it offers two selections: the Thai Afternoon Tea for two, or the St Regis Afternoon Tea, Western style.

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The Thai Afternoon Tea treats range from rice paper rolls with tom yam seasoning to coconut panna cotta with passionfruit jelly.

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The St Regis Afternoon Tea set range from foie gras pate and chocolate tart to orange scented pastry creams. Yum!

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 St Regis, Bangkok

Address: 159 Ratchadamri Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 207 7777
Opening hours: Daily from 2pm to 5pm
Price: From USD $12.50 / approx. 425 Baht per person; USD $25 / approx. 850 Baht (Thai Afternoon Tea for two);  USD $35 / approx. 1200 Baht (St Regis Afternoon Tea for two)

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8. The Allure of an old German Tea Room – 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt

The ‘1823’ in the name refers to the year that this famous tea room established itself in Germany.

And now Bangkok has the pleasure of this venerable establishment, situated in a luxurious shopping mall. Tired from all that shopping and craving a traditional afternoon tea? Then look no further!

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1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt offers four different sets for afternoon tea.

The delicacies on offer range from pan fried foie gras with caramelised peach, black forest ham wrapped melon, Battenberg cake and their signature macarons. Terrines, panini, sandwiches…the selection is diverse and delicious!

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They also offer interesting novelty selections, such as a mini chocolate lady’s handbag and fashion shoe!

1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt

Address: Gaysorn Plaza, Lumpini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.
Contact: 66 2 656 1086
Opening hours: Daily from 12pm to 6pm
Price: USD $14.50 / approx. 495 Baht per person (USD $29 / approx. 990 Baht for two)

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9. Enjoy melodic harp tunes with a golden birdcage afternoon tea indulgence – Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

Served in a grand golden birdcage, the afternoon tea set in the Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La Hotel won’t disappoint.

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With morsels ranging from Nova Scotia Lump King crab on pink brioche, to double creme brulee tart – the Shangri-La also features teas from master Sri Lankan tea company Dilmah.

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Served near windows so that you can drink in the view, the Shangri-La also offers a harpist at certain times to enhance your sensory experience!

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 Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

Address: 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu Khwaeng Bang Rak, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 236 9952
Opening hours: Daily from 2pm to 6pm
Price: From USD $17.50 / approx. 599 Baht per person; USD $35 / approx. 1198 Baht for two

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10. Enjoy high tea elegance with a live pianist – Balcony Lounge, Intercontinental Bangkok

Situated in the heart of Bangkok amid shopping malls galore, what better way to slake your afternoon hunger after shopping up a storm?

Dig into the high tea at the Balcony Lounge, located within the luxurious Intercontinental, Bangkok!

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The High Tea set includes a range of teas and sweet and savoury morsels to tempt your taste buds, ranging from roast wagyu beef with dijon butter through to vanilla bourbon strawberry tart.

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A live pianist is on hand to ensure that your High Tea is a relaxing experience with an unexpectedly luxurious touch.

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 Balcony Lounge, Intercontinental Bangkok

Address: 973 Phloen Chit Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Contact: 662 656 0444
Opening hours: Daily from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Price: From USD $16 / approx. 550 Baht per person; USD $25 / approx. 850 Baht for two

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11. Sit in a vintage Thai ambiance overlooking stunning views of Erawan Shrine – Erawan Tea Room

With stunning views overlooking the Erawan Shrine and the city, Erawan Tea Room is located within the Bangkok Grand Hyatt, is a fantastic location for a swanky afternoon tea.

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A vintage Thai ambience has been created through classic teak wood furnishings and Asian ceramics, blended with a luxurious Western comfort.

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It has a wide selection of teas on offer. There are also Thai favourites, including SomTam spicy papaya salad and chicken satay, as well as traditional Western style titbits.

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Erawan Tea Room

Address: 494 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 254 1234
Opening hours: Daily from 2.30pm to 6pm
Price: USD $17 / approx. 600 Baht per person
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12. A traditional English tea house with plenty to choose from – Twinings Tea Boutique

Twinings is a British institution, known for its wide variety of superb tea blends.

The elegance of a traditional English tea house awaits you at Twinings Tea Boutique, where you can sample English blends as well as fine green tea from China.

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The afternoon tea set ranges from smooth and melty raspberry cheesecake through to orange yoghurt mousse.

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If you are a tea aficionado, then Twinings Tea Boutique ticks all the boxes.

 Twinings Tea Boutique

Address: Central World 1/F Atrium Zone, Ratchadamri Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok
Contact: 66 2 613 1230
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm
Price: USD $13 / approx. 450 Baht per person

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13. Welcome to Paris meets Bangkok – Lobby Lounge, Centara Grand Bangkok

Classic French pastries and canapes are part of the Paris-inspired Afternoon Tea delicacies on offer at the Lobby Lounge, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre.

Featuring signature teas from Paris, the Lobby Lounge boasts a Parisian inspired decor with stunning views over the city.

With delicacies ranging from foie gras terrine through to vanilla mille feuille on offer, Paris meets Bangkok with a bang!

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Lobby Lounge, Centara Grand Bangkok

Address: 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 541 1234
Opening hours: Daily from 3pm to 5.30pm
Price: USD $16 / approx. 550 Baht per person

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14. Have fun with themed afternoon teas at the terrace with a view – Zest Bar & Terrace, the Westin Grande Sukhumvit

Fancy a cheese lovers afternoon tea? Or a mango inspired one?

Zest Bar & Terrace’s afternoon teas change themes and offer a different twist on the classic Afternoon Tea experience.

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From mango-inspired spiced coconut prawn with mango salsa and mango white chocolate ganache macarons, through to cheese themed cheddar caramel Chicago cupcakes and cheese bites in brioche – Zest Bar & Terraces’ changing sets are always sure to inspire.

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Indulge while soaking in the lovely city views as you sit on the terrace and experience themed afternoon teas with a view..

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Zest Bar & Terrace, the Westin Grande Sukhumvit

Address: 259 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 207 8000
Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 6pm
Price: From USD $12 / approx. 406 Baht per person; USD $24 / approx. 813 Baht for two

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15. East meets West in a delicate fusion high tea feast – R Bar, Renaissance Bangkok

A touch of Thailand rolled into Western delicacies… east really meets west at the R Bar, Renaissance Bangkok.

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With delicacies ranging from jasmine coconut chocolate cake, tom yam salmon sandwiches and durian and pandan scones – R Bar offers an inspired twist on the traditional High Tea experience.

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Served in sumptuous surroundings with views over the city, the R Bar is sure to impress.

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R Bar, Renaissance Bangkok

Address: 518/8 Ploenchit Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Contact: 66 2 125 5000
Opening hours: Daily from 2pm to 5pm
Price: From USD $11.50 / approx. 385 Baht per person; USD $23 / approx. 770 Baht for two

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The next time you are craving a decadent afternoon tea when staying in Bangkok, or simply looking for a different culinary experience – you know that there is a world of variety awaiting you!

Let us know which afternoon tea you’d most like to try in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!

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