Shangri-La’s China World Summit Wing, Beijing brings the afternoon tea experience to new heights at The Lounge. A five-metre pastry counter containing more than 20 different pastries and macarons, together with sweeping views of the capital city’ skyline at level 80, will satisfy all dessert lovers.
A brainchild by the talented culinary team, the pastry counter features a rotating menu of delicate and exquisite pastries that are both creative and classic. Guests watching their waistlines can savour the pastries by piece, while those with a sweet tooth can indulge in a personalised three-tier afternoon tea set. Attractive gift boxes are also available for a thoughtful gift choice.
The colourful selection will leave all guests spoiled for choice with a diverse menu. Chocoholics will not want to miss Ohiana, a smooth Valhrona chocolate mousse layered with a moist coffee whisky sponge, wafers and almond praline paste, and Eternite, a milk and dark chocolate confectionary layered with cognac syrup and topped with chocolate macaron. For fans of refreshing fruit flavours, Tahiti, a passion fruit cream tart with fresh mango, and B-Caraibe, a vanilla-orange Chantilly cream cake with banana rum jelly, will not disappoint.
Popular and classic desserts, such as Tiramisu, Cheesecakes, Lemon Meringue Tart, Strawberry Shortcake and The Lounge’s signature Dark Chocolate Cake will thrill taste buds, as well.
A French sweet meringue-based confection filled with buttercream, Macarons will be given a creative twist with Asian flavours, including durian, salted egg yolk, black sesame and pumpkin. Guests seeking familiar Western flavours will enjoy a bite of the Cappucino, Lavender, Blueberry and Apple varieties.
The Lounge also offers a la carte Western and Oriental specialties, including a Wellness Set Lunch and Super Salads. For enquiries and reservations, please contact the dining reservations team at (86 10) 8571 6459 or send an email to[email protected].