High Tea Guide for 2023.

You and your friends decide to meet up after your last farewell, get together or even when you have just met them last week. A high tea is an ideal way to reminisce memories. We have put together a couple of spots that we recommend to experience a High Tea platter or buffet, with choices laid on the table!

High Tea Spots in Colombo

1. Colombo Court Hotel & Spa

Colombo Court Hotel & Spa is secluded within a refined urban sanctuary, so that the guests can feel the cozy and welcoming aura of the hotel. A high tea plan on this spot can be tempting and interesting with their variety of High Tea Platters available on their menu.

Considerably the hotel prefers a reservation made a day prior. High Tea is served daily between 3pm – 6pm. All platters are priced for 2 persons to experience a relishing and satisfying evening encounter. 


Location: 32, Alfred House Ave, Colombo 3

High Tea Menu 2023: High Tea Story 

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price:

  1. Ceylon High Tea Platter: LKR 4500 Nett
  2. English High Tea Platter: LKR 5000 Nett
  3. Arabic | Indian High Tea: LKR 4800 Nett


Instagram: @colombo_court_hotel

Facebook: Colombo Court Hotel & Spa

Reservations: +94 11 464 5333

2. Mount Lavinia Hotel

If you are looking for a royally gestured evening tea encounter, Mount Lavinia Hotel is the spot to go to. 

Their High Tea buffet spread is a limited, yet quantifiable variety. The prices are charged per person. Place your reservations a day prior to enjoy the high tea buffet every Saturday between 4pm – 6pm.

The Classic High Tea Platter is curated for 2 persons for a typical colonial tea experience. A day prior to reservation will be recommended since the platter is available anytime and any day of the week. 


Location: 100, Hotel Road, Dehiwala – Mount Lavinia

High Tea Type: Buffet & Platter

High Tea Price:

High Tea Buffet: LKR 4500 Nett

Colonial Style High Tea Platter: LKR 5000 Nett


Instagram: @mount_lavinia_hotel

Facebook: Mount Lavinia Hotel

Reservations: +94 77 311 2399 | +94 77 228 9721

3. Cinnamon Red Colombo

A high tea encounter at Cinnamon Red is ideal to be experienced at their rooftop, overlooking the beautiful view of Colombo city.

The platter consists of filling portions of savories and sweet items served with a beverage of your choice. The platter is available all 7 days of the week between 3pm – 5pm. The hotel prefers a 24 hour prior reservation to be made for 2 persons for a perfect evening tea moment in the city.


Location: 59, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 3

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 3500 Nett 


Instagram: @cinnamonredcmb

Facebook: Cinnamon Red Colombo

Reservations: +94 11 216 1161 | +94 11 214 5145

4. T-Lounge by Dilmah

Tea Time Rocks are specialized in High Tea itself, brewing tea all day. Their high tea platter is assembled with the perfect selection of evening tea food to savor the ideal taste of tea time in the heart of Colombo.

Available daily throughout the day to serve you their three-tier platter with specially citrates tea time specials. It is recommended to place a reservation a few hours prior to get the best experience at T-lounge, Dilmah. The price of the platter is charged per person. 


Location: Dutch Square, Block B, 62/2, Chatham Street Colombo 1

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 4400 Nett


Instagram: @teatimerocks

Facebook: The t-Lounge by Dilmah

Reservations: +94 11 266 2522

5. Hotel MaRadha

Location: 31, St Kilda’s Lane, Marine Drive, Colombo 3

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 3500 Nett


Instagram: @hotelmaradha

Facebook: Hotel MaRadha

Reservations: +94 70 654 3223

6. Jetwing Colombo 7

An aesthetically pleasing platter that represents condiments of Colombo’s finest finger foods to enjoy for an evening meetup. 

The platter is organized with each of different famous cuisines served in the international palate in Sri Lanka. Just like most high tea spots, it is recommended to place a reservation 24 hours prior for a stunner high tea experience at Jetwing Colombo 7.


Location: 57, Ward Place Colombo, Sri Lanka

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 5125 Nett


Instagram: @jetwingc7

Facebook: Jetwing Colombo 7

Reservations: +94 70 724 1372

High Tea Spots in the suburbs

7. Pegasus Reef — Wattala

A beautiful array of desserts and flavorful savories are served in this cascading cane platter to inspire Sri Lankan curated finger foods in this encounter. You can experience the view of the breezy sea, and indulge in a scrumptious and affordable range of delicacies for two. Reservations are recommended a day prior, since the platter is served between 3 pm to 6 pm daily.


Location: Palliyawatha, Wattala

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 3900 Nett


Instagram: @pegasusreef_wattala

Facebook: Pegasus Reef – Wattala

Reservations: +94 77 314 4233 | +94 77 338 1977

8. Pledgescape — Negombo

Make a visit to their renowned rooftop restaurant, Skydeck where you can indulge in an irresistible sea breeze and ocean view.

The compliments of this platter serve a filling portion of finger foods, ranging with a collection of local and international delicacies. Enjoy the best hospitality of this high tea encounter by placing your bookings a day prior for 2 persons.


Location: 5, Seneviratne Place, Kudapaduwa, Negombo

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 4000 Nett


Instagram: @pledgescape

Facebook: Pledgescape

Reservations: +94 31 203 0500

9. Crystal Sands — Galle

Enjoy a stunning high tea encounter down south with a luxurious platter for 2, on their rooftop restaurant, Tempest. The platter is served between 12 pm – 6.30 pm daily upon early reservations.

The dishes vary with a touch of local conceptually with an international selection to savor. Place your reservations a few hours prior to allow the curators to prepare a fresh and authentic platter to enjoy with the sea view. 


Location: 503, Galle Road, Rathgama, Hikkaduwa

High Tea Type: Platter

High Tea Price: LKR 12500 Nett


Instagram: @crystalsandssrilanka

Facebook: Crystal Sands

Reservations: +94 77 771 5517

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