Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental

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Something I often enjoy while I travel is afternoon tea. On my recent trip to Shanghai, China, I visited the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Pudong and tried their afternoon tea. The location of the hotel isn’t the most convenient for public transport so I would recommend you to take a taxi.

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

They offer both a traditional afternoon tea set as well as a regularly updated alternative version. We decided to go with the classic and more traditional variety. Of course, while living the high-life, we had to have a glass of champagne to accompany our tea.

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

After enjoying the lobby for a few moments, our tea arrived. I went with a black tea because I needed a little caffeine boost. The tea was good, nothing that blew me away but it was nice. Not long after and the food began to arrive. The first thing that I noticed was the beauty in the presentation. All of the items looked like tons of effort went into their creation.

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

I starting with the more salty and savory items and worked my way to the sweets. I really enjoyed the salmon sandwiches! I also loved that they kept refilling the olives. Pierre loves olives.

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

A few hours later and we were very full! With beautiful presentation and great service, everything was wonderful. It was a very classy afternoon. I would insist that you order the traditional set menu. Overall, it was lovely and you should be sure to check out the afternoon tea at the Mandarin Oriental hotel the next time you’re in Shanghai.

Something I often enjoy while I travel is afternoon tea. On my recent trip to Shanghai, China, I visited the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Pudong and tried their afternoon tea. The location of the hotel isn't the most convenient for public transport so I would recommend you to take a taxi.…

The Nitty Gritty

Taste - 9
Value - 8
Feng Shui - 7.7
Convenience - 7.1
Service - 8.5

8.1

Tasty

8


 

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Tea

Afternoon Tea

111 Pudong Road (S), Pudong, Shanghai 200120, China

Phone: +86 (21) 2082 9928

 


Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

Afternoon Tea in Shanghai at the Mandarin Oriental Asia Blog Cafes China Restaurants Shanghai

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