Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor Presents Exclusive Afternoon Tea for International Women’s Month

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, an iconic symbol of luxury within Cambodia, unveiled a special ‘Khmer Afternoon Tea’ to honor International Women’s Month this March. This unique offering blended opulent hospitality with a celebration of Cambodian culture, paying tribute not only to the nation’s culinary richness but also to the invaluable contributions of female artisans in Siem Reap, who play a significant role in shaping the local culture and economy.

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Set against the mesmerizing backdrop of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer archaeological sites, guests indulged in this exclusive tea service throughout the month. Featuring a meticulously curated selection of traditional delicacies, the menu expertly balances sweet and savory flavors, showcasing Cambodia’s diverse culinary heritage. 

Shining a deserving spotlight on the pivotal role of women artisans in the region.

A Celebration of Cambodian Heritage in Collaboration with MANAVA The Khmer Afternoon Tea is a collaborative endeavor with MANAVA, a local social enterprise renowned for its exquisite rattan accessories and homeware crafted from locally sourced materials. This partnership underscores a deeper commitment to the community, with a portion of the proceeds from the tea service directed towards supporting families in Krobey Riel Village, Siem Reap.

The tea service menu is thoughtfully divided into categories reflecting Cambodia’s diverse culinary landscape. Guests can enjoy items from the ‘Street Stalls’ section, featuring local delicacies like chicken baguette, pork terrine with pickled vegetables, and coconut and spring onion rice pancakes. The ‘Sweets’ selection includes traditional desserts such as taro and sago coconut pudding, and palm sugar and coconut dumplings, while ‘Ancient Traditions’ and ‘Local Produce’ offer delights like glutinous roasted rice cake and a variety of fresh fruits sourced from Siem Reap.

Complementing these delectable treats is a selection of premium teas and coffees, ensuring a truly indulgent and culturally enriching experience.

Booking Information reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at +855 23 982 598 or visiting their website.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts: A Legacy of Luxury and Service Raffles Hotels & Resorts, under which the Grand Hotel d’Angkor operates, has been synonymous with luxury hospitality since its establishment in 1887 with Raffles Singapore. Renowned for its unparalleled service, the brand offers guests an exquisite stay across the globe. As part of Accor, a global hospitality leader with over 5,100 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues in 110 countries, Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor’s initiative not only reflects the brand’s dedication to luxury and service but also its commitment to supporting and showcasing the cultural heritage of the communities it serves. A stay at Raffles is not just a journey; it’s a tapestry woven with local stories and traditions, creating a truly enriching experience for guests.

Tom Starkey
Author: Tom Starkey

Tom Starkey is an International Development graduate from Sussex University with 12-years of experience across 4 continents, Tom's goal is that he wants to showcase his love for Cambodia, where he lives, works and now happily calls home.

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