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The Lobby at the Peninsula Hong Kong

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Salisbury Road, Hong Kong, China
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+852 2696 6772
7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the famous afternoon tea at the Peninsula and I must admit we were both disappointed. The setting is very elegant and grand but the selection isn't great. I don't know if we were just spoiled with all the lovely places in London that serve outstanding afternoon tea or if The Peninsula just lives on its 'iconic afternoon tea'... More 

Thank PaulaHK2016
Taipei, Taiwan
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The high class afternoon really pleased my taste bud! With delicate and delicious desserts and traditional muffins and little sandwiches, so satisfied!

Thank agneschaotw
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last august I stayed at The Peninsula. Service was up to perfection. This time we decided to stay at another hotel. We decided to have a drink at The Lobby of the Peninsula before turning in our hotel. With the music and ambiance, if you can afford, is a must when visiting Hong Kong. But after a long trip, and... More 

Thank Rnplus2
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having afternoon tea in the Peninsula is a special for anyone who goes even if you don’t drink tea. We were there for Breast Cancer Awareness Month so everything from the Champagne to the food was Pink! The teas are smooth and delicious and the finger sandwiches, cakes and cookies are tasty treats. No reservations are taken so early arrival... More 

Thank Donna D
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lunch/afternoon tea is just a pleasure here. Enjoying the great live band playing all the great music. Love it. Won't have lunch elsewhere if i am not in rush anymore.

Thank Kevin K
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I regularly take my Hong Kong visitors to the Peninsula and love their reaction when they enter the area. No Mr Chan to open the front door now, but the new staff are as welcoming. Yes, it is very ''old world" but that is what makes it so wonderful. We had High Tea last week and it was sensational (as... More 

Thank Ruth P
Norfolk, Virginia
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have the opportunity to make High Tea but breakfast was great. The atmosphere is exceptional; the service staff well trained and attentive without being overbearing. This is a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend some time Sunday morning and watch the world pass through the lobby.

Thank Len W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I actually went in Sept 2015 as part of our honeymoon. All of the food was really good. Nice selection of teas on offer which was much appreciated. The only think I didn't like about the afternoon tea here was the fact that the queue to wait runs alongside some of the tables. We were lucky and were seated away... More 

Thank Dannie J
Santiago del Teide, Spain
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my four high tea at the Peninsula Hotel lobby. It's nice they always have a different theme. This month was pink for breast cancer research. Always feels like your stepping back in time. The clientele is changing its was a little noisy than previous visits. You will always have to que for around 50 minutes as they don't... More 

Thank Vikstar19
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Be prepared to queue for this fabulous experience. We arrived at about 3.15 pm and had to wait about an hour for a table which was no great hardship in the stunning lobby of the Peninsula Hotel. The queue seemed to get considerably smaller as the afternoon progressed. There are dress standards so be aware of these before joining the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $64
European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salisbury Road, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Neighborhood: Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Phone Number: +852 2696 6772
There is nothing more quintessentially iconic of Hong Kong than experiencing the acclaimed Peninsula Classic Afternoon Tea. Served daily in The Lobby, which has long been recognised as one of the most elegant meeting places in Hong Kong, this revered tradition is accompanied by The Lobby Strings, playing live daily. An a la carte menu showcasing authentic Continental and Southeast Asian delights is served throughout the day.

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Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighborhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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