Afternoon Teas For Take Out

For An Elegant Tea Party At Home

By Shelley Smith
February 19, 2021
Food & Drink

Strawberry season is back, and with it comes a gorgeous array of delectable sweets and scones.

As usual, the hotels around Tokyo are offering up fantastic afternoon tea sets to devour elegantly. This year, as we continue to fight covid by taking safety precautions like social distancing, we’ve chosen specific sets that offer take-out options. This way, you can take it away and enjoy your tea time in the safety of your own home. 

Here are our eight picks for the best take-out afternoon tea sets you can get in Tokyo this winter/spring:

Strings Afternoon Tea To Go

Spend a wonderful time at home with a gorgeous afternoon tea collection colored with seasonal ingredients. Strings Hotel Tokyo InterContinental is offering reservation-based afternoon tea to go. The set comes with 15 types of sweet and savory products alongside some homemade scones and elegant tea from Singapore’s luxury tea brand TWG.

Price: ¥4,000
Availability: Until Feb. 28, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 03-5783-1258 one day in advance.
Pick Up Address: Melodia Italian Grill, 2 Chome-16-1 Konan, Minato City, Tokyo

Sheraton Strawberry Afternoon Tea

Tuck into an opulent spread of strawberry-themed classic afternoon treats from Sheraton Miyako Hotel. A tall tier of beautiful strawberry desserts, including eclairs, cakes and macarons will be available alongside plain scones, biscuits and a selection of fragrant TWG teas. One set serves two, perfect for enjoying a home date with your partner or loved one.

Price: ¥8,000 (Serves 2) 
Availability: Until Mar. 31, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 0120-95-6663 two days in advance.
Pick Up Address: Bamboo Lobby Bar & Lounge, 1-1-50 Shirokanedai, Minato City, Tokyo

Beauty And The Beast Strawberry Fantasy

Enjoy the world of Beauty and the Beast with charming and adorable sweets and tea from Mariage Frères. The three-tiered set comes with tea side favorites such as shortcake, macarons, sandwiches, classic scones with jam, chocolate-covered strawberries and more! The takeaway set comes with a special placemat to serve it on too.

Price: ¥3,200 (Standard) 
Availability: Until Mar. 31, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 03-5774-0758 in advance.
Pick Up Address: Vino Buono, 3-15-5 Kitaaoyama, Minato City, Tokyo

Strings Takeout Afternoon Tea

Cafe & Dining Zelkova’s popular afternoon tea set is available with an original take-out box that can be displayed on a table as a three-tiered tea stand. The lineup includes eight kinds of seasonal sweets and three kinds of savory items, along with two types of black teas. Try the tart that combines domestic strawberries with ruby chocolate or some fruity panna cotta. If you’re after something a bit more savory, you’ll enjoy the open sandwich with strawberry and prosciutto, or maybe the quiche with creamy porcini mushrooms.

Price: ¥8,000 (Serves 2) 
Availability: Until Mar. 2, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 03-5778-4566 five days in advance.
Pick Up Address: The Strings Omotesando, 3-6-8 Kitaaoyama, Minato City, Tokyo

Chinzanso Sweet Selection

You can now take away Chinzanso’s popular afternoon tea set with sweets and scones, which have been favorites since the hotel opened. The assortment comes in a two-tiered box with seasonal sweets and unique original sweets limited to the take-out box. Enjoy elegant tea-time at home or gift the box to a friend or loved one.

Price: ¥3,800
Availability: Varies by season. 
Reservation: Call 03-3943-9951 two days in advance.
Pick Up Address: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo 3F, 2-10-8 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo City, Tokyo

Take Away Strawberry Afternoon Tea

Enjoy the brand new strawberry-themed take-out afternoon tea for two from the Shangri-La Boutique. Towered up are exquisite desserts such as strawberry mousse, matcha cheesecake and smores made with ruby chocolate and savory bites of roast beef sandwiches with red wine bread and spicy cod roe and potato sandwiches. It, of course, comes with scones, jam and tea too.

Price: ¥17,280 (Serves 2) 
Availability: Until Feb. 28, 2021
Reservation: Online three days in advance.
Pick Up Address: Shangri-La Boutique, 1-8-3 Marunouchi Chiyoda City, Tokyo

Armani Afternoon Tea Box

Armani’s Afternoon Tea is a course-style bento box that incorporates Japanese ingredients into traditional Italian dishes. The set comes with four sweet and five savory bite-size dishes to enjoy in style. The impressive lineup includes delicacies such as almond nougat, chocolate Caprese cake, tiramisu tart, bresaola and cheese piadina, potato croquette and more!

Price: ¥3,800
Availability: Only 10 boxes a day.
Reservation: Call 03-6274-7005 in advance.
Pick Up Address: Armani Ristorante, 5-5-4 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo

Strawberry Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Teas For Takeout

Inspired by the vibrancy, flavor and aroma of strawberries, the pastry chefs from the Atrium Longue of AnaIntercontinental have prepared various handcrafted desserts and tasty treats such as biscuits, macarons and tarts. Many of the strawberry sweets are expertly shaped into shoes, dresses, bags and more. Why not get some Insta-snaps while you’re at it!

Price: ¥3,132
Availability: Until May 31, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 03-3505-1185 one day in advance.
Pick Up Address: Atrium Lounge, 1-12-33 Akasaka, Minato City, Tokyo

Bonus

Here are two more fun afternoon tea experiences you can enjoy in the hotel, available until the end of March. Everything will be served with care in a distanced and safe environment for your ease. 

Pretty Woman Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Teas For Takeout

This unique afternoon tea finds inspiration in Fred’s relaunched Pretty Woman collection. Enjoy strawberry yuzu tartlet, cream cheese raspberry mousse and white chocolate fig meringue. The delightful sweets are served along with savory dishes such as honey foie gras, milk jelly and raspberry, smoked salmon sandwiches with sour beetroot cream and lobster and egg salad canape with saffron aioli. Complement the set with traditionally brewed Japanese teas and freshly made coffees or tea-based cocktails.

Price: ¥7,000 
Availability: Until March 31, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 03-6810-0655
Time: 11 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Address: Four Seasons Otemachi, 1-2-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo

Takashi Murakami Flower Strawberry Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Teas For Takeout

Due to popular demand, The French Kitchen has extended their Takashi Murakami Flower afternoon tea and added seasonal strawberries to the menu. Glass desserts and freshly-baked scones with Flower motifs are brought to the table in a serving cart. Make it an even more memorable experience by snapping some photos for your instagram at a special photo spot that will be prepared in the restaurant. Enjoy the set with premium organic tea from LA-based Art Of Tea or with fresh coffee.

Price: ¥5,200 (Weekdays), ¥6,200 (Weekends & National Holidays / with one glass of Champagne)
Availability: Until March 31, 2021
Reservation: Online or call 03-4333-8781
Time: 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Address: The French Kitchen, 6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo

Wishing you a lovely afternoon tea time. Stay safe!