Above & Beyond 天外天 – Afternoon Tea

Hotel Icon always has the BEST durian desserts, especially their Durian Combo Afternoon Tea at The Market. But this Chinese & Western fusion afternoon tea is also a remarkable one! While sitting at the rooftop, viewing such a spectacular scenery, it is enjoyable to have these delicate Chinese dim sum, pastries and Western mini desserts. Each person are offered with choices of Chinese & flower tea or coffee, latte & mocha. I especially like the flaky baked abalone & meat pie and fried pear, which is a sweetened mochi dough stuffed with pickled ginger and flavorful roasted goose; the pork dumpling is also topped with a very fresh scallop. For my first taste of chicken liver, the mini bun underneath is nice but I would better go for my favourite smoked egg with runny yolk.

Followed by the desserts, my favourites are the mini pandan cake and the almond financier stuffed with a little longan. The lemon yuzu tart is very refreshing and the agar-agar has also been excelled well.

Undeniably, the jasmine tea hot chocolate is the perfect pairing with a stick of crumbly chocolate cookie.

Above & Beyond


Afternoon Tea Menu for two


Lavender Chamomile Green Tea
薰衣草甘菊綠茶


Sweet Memories Tea
甜蜜回憶茶


Sometimes salty
中式美點


Custard with Salted Egg Yolk Pastry
咸蛋奶黃酥


Baked Abalone & Meat Pie
鮑魚肉批


Fried Pear stuffed with Barbecued Goose & Pickled Ginger, Smoked Salmon Pastry
子薑燒鵝雪梨, 香脆煙三文魚酥


Pork Dumpling with Scallop, Asparagus & Mushroom Dumpling
帶子燒賣, 野菌露筍餃


Smoked Egg with Oolong Tea Leaf
烏龍茶燻蛋


Barbecued Honey-glazed Chicken Liver & Pork Belly
懷舊金錢雞


A little bit sweet
精美甜品


Red Fruit Chocolate Truffle
紅桑子朱古力


Mini Pandan Roll, Iron Buddha and Agar-agar top with Crumble (Behind)
迷你斑蘭卷, 鐵觀音大菜糕


Lemon & Yuzu Tart
檸檬柚子橽


Jasmine Tea Hot Chocolate
香片熱朱古力


Financier
杏仁蛋糕


Lychee Creme with Green Tea Biscuit & Red Fruit Coulis
荔枝慕絲配綠茶曲奇及紅莓果醬

 Above & Beyond 天外天
Address: 28/F, Hotel ICON, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Telephone: 3400 1318
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00-23:00
Website: http://www.hotel-icon.com/above-and-beyond.aspx#/above-and-beyond

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