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Hôtel Swexan Launches Afternoon Tea Service At Léonie

Join Léonie for a weekly Afternoon Tea Service every Saturday and Sunday

Join Léonie for a weekly Afternoon Tea Service every Saturday and Sunday starting this month. Resting above the Harwood District on the 20th floor of Hôtel Swexan, Léonie is typically reserved for members only, but from 2 to 4 p.m. all can take part in this luxurious experience. 

Léonie’s Afternoon Tea features a menu of classic black leaf teas like English Breakfast, Earl Grey, and Jardins de Darjeeling. As well as specialty green leaf teas such as Jardin des Merveilles, Thé Vert au Jasmin and Thé Vert à la Menthe; and a Rêves Enfantines herbal tesane. In addition to teas, guests can also enjoy a selection of bruts, proseccos and sparkling rosés.

The menu also features specialty sweets such as pistachio cake and lemon meringue pie, as well as seasonal scones including fennel and blueberry, pumpkin spice, and scallion and cheddar. Playing into traditional afternoon tea, various tea sandwiches are also available with options including the following: Truffle-yuzu lobster vol-au-vent; Black forest ham and gruyère; Vadouvan-spiced chicken on pâte à choux; Cucumber and smoked salmon; and Dry-aged HWD Beef crostini.  Guests can elevate their dining experience with the Caviar Bite made with a crispy potato pillow, crème fraîche and Caviar Bite imperial caviar.

Afternoon Tea at Hôtel Swexan is a ticketed affair, priced at $85 per guest and $35 for children 12 and under, including complimentary valet service. A casual elegant dress code, with traditional tea attire, is encouraged.

Beginning on Sunday, Feb. 25, Hotel Swexan will partner with LoveShackFancy for a monthly tea and shopping experience. Running through May, the experience will take place on the last Sunday of each month. Tickets will be priced at $200 per guest and include a specialty Afternoon Tea experience, $100 LoveShackFancy shopping credit, and a preview of LoveShackFancy’s Spring 2024 collection.

For more information and reservations for Afternoon Tea, please visit

This article was originally published on Feb. 8, 2024.