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8 Best High Tea Places for Tai Tai in Penang

If you want to experience tai-tai kind of lifestyle – afternoon tea on a lovely afternoon, then you have come to the right place. In today’s guide, we’ve listed 8 highly recommended restaurants to go for high tea in Penang. For the ladies, it’s the perfect excuse to get dressed up! Faster takes a look at your closet now, choose what to wear and start making your reservation now.

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Guide: Great High Tea Spot In Penang

The best part of high tea is how these fares typically come in tiny portions, think mini sandwiches, scones and what not. In other words, it makes our tummy less guilty right? *finger-crossed*

Alright, let’s slurp in and see what we got in our recommendations!

#1 Macalister Mansion

Macalister Mansion High Tea

A remarkable and indelible high tea experience is awaiting you at Macalister Mansion. The food is prepared with high- quality ingredients. Another plus point is its gorgeously furnished interior, provide it with a perfect setting to enjoy a cup of good tea and delicious bites with your buddies.

Address: 228, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 11400 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

#2 Suffolk House

Suffolk House High Tea

If you delight in all thing traditional, then afternoon tea at Suffolk House is the perfect option for you. Originally built in early 1800, the building itself is photogenic beyond words. Don’t leave without taking a nice #ootd here. Notably, Suffolk House serves scrumptious high tea on the North entrance.

Address: 250, Jalan Air Itam, George Town, 10460 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

#3 Farquhar Mansion

Farquhar Mansion high tea

At Farquhar Mansion, you know you’re in for some ample pampering. Farquhar Mansion is known as one of the most notable fine dine restaurant in Penang. Beautiful venue, refreshing tea, elegant savouries, and excellent services, needless I say more, this is a perfect afternoon tea for any occasion.

Address: 33, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

#4 Métisser Pâtisserie & Tea Room

Metisser Patisserie High Tea

One seriously spiffy option that is afternoon tea at Metisser Patisserie & Tea Room. Metisser Patisserie & Tea Room visioned to offer premium quality french pastry & fine tea with modern minimalist tea room setting in Penang.

Address: 140, Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

#5 1885 | E&O

1885 E&O

1885 named for the year that the E&O Hotel was established, 1885 offers classical yet contemporary cuisine in an elegant environment in the finest traditions of colonial style dining. Traditional Afternoon Tea is served in this elegant setting, equipped with candlelit tables, starched linens, silver service, that create a truly magical experience.

Address: 10, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

#6 2PM Kelawai

2PM Kelawai High Tea Penang

Sitting inside G Hotel Penang, 2PM Kelawai has created a unique environment that is a beautiful setting for afternoon tea. The price here is pretty affordable as compared to other restaurant listed here. This is one high tea place that you could easily often re-visit.

Address: G Hotel, 2, Lorong Maktab, 10250, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

#7 David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terraces

David Brown High Tea

Besides enjoying the exquisite teas and the fine eats, guests can also enjoy breathtaking view at David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terraces. Tucked away in the corner of Penang’s iconic Penang Hill, you can enjoy awesome food and view at the same time dining here. It’s worth the trek, trust me!

Address: Strawberry Hill, Penang Hill, 11300 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia

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#8 TWG Tea Salon

Afternoon tea Penang

TWG is strategically located at Gurney Paragon. Imagine this, what’s better than a spot to relax, chat with friends and sip tea to your heart’s content after a long day of shopping? At TWG Tea Salon, you can enjoy the ultimate luxuries, fine tea and eateries.

Address: Gurney Paragon Mall, Level 1, L1-10, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang, Malaysia

In The Nutshell | Great High Tea In Penang


Here’re our favourite spots for high tea in Penang for a posh afternoon. #Tai Tai sekalian, we hope you guys like this week’s guide. Stay tuned for our next review: Macalister Mansion’s Living Room.

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