French Pastry and Hi-Tea at Cafes Richard in the Mountains

Picture this: You’re sipping coffee in the streets of Paris while reading a book and all is well in the world. Except that you can’t go to Paris. Still, you crave to be there. You dream of it, day and night. Fret not, Cafes Richard is here to the rescue.

Though it is located in Genting Highlands, this cafe is aimed at bringing the most authentic Parisian experience to their patrons. From the décor to the menu selection, Cafes Richard will surely transport you from Malaysia’s casino capital to the City of Lights in no time.

The Hi-Tea comprises of an assortment of canapés and signature pastries and is offered only in the afternoon from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, making it the most perfect afternoon delight possible.


Of French Pastries and Canapés

The café boasts two unique and different Hi-Tea selections; each one is the perfect complement to coffee or tea. Craving for cocktails? They have it too! However, what is so unique about Cafes Richard is how the pastries are served. Pastries on a platter? That’s boring.

Cafes Richard offers an element of je ne sais quois with their hi-tea served in multi-tiered drawers and an Eiffel Tower. The drawers comprise of canapés and pastries such as garlic butter escargot, pate and crème brulee.

To enjoy Cafes Richard, it is best to start with savoury canapés and end with delectable French pastries. But with pastries this good, the experience will still resonate within you even after you are cruising down the mountaintops of Genting. We know we did! As for the Eiffel Tower, it is an all-pastries affair for those with a sweet tooth.


Get Caffeinated with Artisanal Coffee

Aside from pastries, Cafes Richard is also known for their artisanal coffee with your choice of brewing method. When it comes to coffee and pastries, you can trust the French. They definitely know what they are doing. Café au lait is claimed to be the café’s pride and joy and we concur!

It’s served in a bowl, with a splash of milk and French-pressed coffee. Not a big fan of coffee? Cafes Richard also offers an array of tea blends. After all, what is hi-tea if there is no tea involved? So the next time you find yourself in the high altitudes of Genting Highlands, why not get sugar high with Hi-Tea at Cafes Richard’s?



How to get there?

A: Level 1, SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
M: +603 61059197
Aisya Khairain

Aisyatul is an adventurous eater who eats pretty much anything and everything except for nasi lemak burger. With that said, she is a nasi lemak purist but feel free to change her mind. If she goes missing, she's probably hiding out in a mamak with a plate of maggi goreng and a glass of teh o ais. When she's not busy eating food, she writes about them.

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