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Afternoon Tea Around the World with Shangri-La

by Katie Skrzek

Jul 3, 2023

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Afternoon Tea Week takes place the second week of August. This year’s celebration will be held Aug. 7–13. Plan family travel to one of these Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts around the world honoring Afternoon Tea Week with special offerings.


Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

Experience the unique Kung Fu Tea Master, the only of its kind in the city, with an afternoon tea service based on martial arts. This tea ceremony performance highlights Chinese folk culture.


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Shangri-La Paris

Indulge in a luscious afternoon tea designed by on-site pastry chef Maxence Barbot. Chef Barbot draws inspiration from treats from his childhood with a selection of pastries made with seasonal ingredients. Guests have the option to add Champagne to the tea service.


Shangri-La Sydney

This Australian property hosts a magical afternoon tea service inspired by a wizard’s castle. The themed experience offers macarons, tea sandwiches and bubbling brews.



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Shangri-La The Shard, London

In conjunction with the brand’s #FindYourShangri-La campaign, this London property hosts a botanical garden-inspired afternoon tea. Choose from a selection of sweet and savory sandwiches, scones and desserts presented on a stand with wildflower vines. The service grand finale features an edible, miniature replica of The Shard building filled with hazelnut praline, lemon jelly and mousse.


Shangri-La Tokyo

Shangri-La Tokyo’s tea service showcases the flavors of matcha tea. Delight in a selection of delicate cakes and pastries utilizing matcha.


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