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Once a well-needed break for the British working class to tide them over until supper, high tea has now become synonymous with posh patisserie, tiered affairs, and gorgeous hotel dining spaces.

If you’re a fan of the ubiquitous afternoon tea, our expat tea sommeliers have given us, well, the tea, the best spots to sip and nibble high tea in Singapore! From a picnic affair, to a traditional spread with the option of champers, to a blend of east and west with local Peranakan flavours, you’re sure to have a tea-rrific time.

 

L’Espresso

L’Espresso

Image Credit: Goodwood Park Hotel Facebook Page

Located in the Goodwood Park Hotel, L’Espresso has established a reputation for its elegant English afternoon tea. Apart from two servings of tea, their tea buffet spread includes dainty finger food like open-faced sandwiches, tartlets, traditional English scones, strawberry shortcake, and even a chocolate fountain. Starting at $45 a head, you can even add a glass of champagne to your tea for another $20 or so.

A. 22 Scotts Road 228221

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6730 1743

W. www.goodwoodparkhotel.com/

S. www.facebook.com/GoodwoodParkHot

 

Woo Bar

Woo Bar

Image Credit: W Singapore - Sentosa Cove Facebook Page

While you might not think of a bar as the first spot you’d think of for your afternoon tea, Woo Bar ‘drops the T’ in an exquisite three-tiered birdcage filled with delicacies! Enjoy their signature ‘crones’ with some passionfruit butter, and an assortment of jam and creams, or some mango sushi, and chow down their adorable sliders. Starting at $65 for two, with the view of W Singapore’s pool, it’s a bargain.

A. W Singapore - Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way 098374

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6808 7258

W. www.wsingaporesentosacove.com/woobar

S. www.facebook.com/wsingaporesento

 

1864

Sofitel Singapore-CityCentre

Image Credit: Sofitel Singapore City Centre Faccebook Page

It’s not just about the tea at Sofitel City Centre’s lounge 1864, because you can opt for Nespresso Coffee, handcrafted cocktails, or Duval-Leroy Champagne when you tête-à-tête here! Nibble on smoked salmon sandwiches, Kueh Pie Tee with crab and caviar, stuffed scones, and assorted macarons starting at $88 for a pair of diners.

A. 9 Wallich Street 078885

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6428 5000

W. www.sofitel-singapore-citycentre.com/gastronomy/

S. www.facebook.com/sofitelsingaporecitycentre

 

Atrium

Pan Pacific Atrium

Image Credit: Pan Pacific Singapore Facebook Page

If you’ve visited the Atrium before, you’re sure to remember their iconic floating pods – and, now, you can get your afternoon tea in a stand modelled after them! Feast on Wagyu Beef Teriyaki in Pani Puri shells, Iberico Ham Finger Sandwiches, Smoked Salmon, Caviar, Passion Mango Choux, Raspberry Tarts, and two beverages – Lavazza Coffee, TWG Teas, and Cold Brew included – for $48 per guest or $88 for a twosome.

A. 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6336 8111

W. www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pp-marina/dining/atrium.html

S. www.facebook.com/panpacificsingapore

 

Violet Oon ION Orchard

Violet Oon

Image Credit: Violet Oon Singapore Facebook Page

Violet Oon is synonymous with Peranakan food, and is now serving up a high tea menu with some classic Nonya flavors. Their high tea comes with two pots of unique tea blends like Singapore Dream Coconut Tea, or Darjeeling Tea. Each set serves two diners for $58 and includes Kuay Pie Tee, Bubur Cha Pannacotta, and house-made Gula Melaka scones! You can also opt to order a la carte if you prefer a lighter meal.

A.2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801, Singapore

E. [email protected]

T. +65 9834 9935

W. violetoon.com/violet-oon-singapore-at-ion-orchard/

S. www.facebook.com/violetoonsingapore

 

Alley on 25

Alley 25

Image Credit: Alley on 25 Facebook Page

Throw it back to childhood days, and enjoy a whimsical ‘picnic basket’ high tea at Alley on 25. Priced at $48 per person, unpack your picnic set to enjoy some sweet and savoury delights like Lobster Croissants, Valrhona chocolate bon bons, and some locally inspired dishes like Kueh Lapis and Andaz Pandan Chiffon cake. If you’d like to unwind a bit, the afternoon picnic tea set here comes with a complimentary cocktail, or mocktail if you’re a teetotaler.

A. 3 Fraser St, Singapore 189352, Singapore

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6408 1288

W. www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/singapore/andaz-singapore/sinaz/dining

S. www.facebook.com/Alleyon25

 

The Landing Point

The Landing Point

Image Credit: The Landing Point at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore Facebook Page

Choose from ten different varieties of free flow TWG tea when you visit The Landing Point for your afternoon tea. Starting at $50 per adult and $25 per child, savour Smoked Salmon Mille-Feuille with caviar, Boston Lobster Cornet A L’Oriental, warm scones with clotted cream and berry jam, and Chocolate Moelleux. Get a bit of a buzz with an additional $20 for a glass of champagne or $14 for some artisanal cocktails.

A. 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6597 5277

W. www.fullertonhotels.com/fullerton-bay-hotel-singapore/dining/the-landing-point

S. www.facebook.com/landingpointfullerto

 

Atlas

Atlas

Image Credit: ATLAS Singapore Facebook Page

With Atlas serving up a ‘handmade to order’ afternoon tea set, you’ll have to make your reservations 48 hours in advance if you want to have your cuppa here. The Atlas Selection starts at $56 and includes teas like the Regal Earl Grey, and Organic Mint, while the Prestige Selection starts at $60 with exotic teas like the Himalayan Shangri-La Gold, and Jasmine Pearls. Of course, that includes an assortment of bites: Lobster Crostini, Iberico Jamon on Toast, Key Lime Meringue, Brown Butter Scones and more.

A. Parkview Square, 600 North Bridge Road 188778

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6396 4466

W. atlasbar.sg/

S. www.facebook.com/atlasbarsingapore/

 

The Knolls

The Knolls

Image Credit: Capella Singapore - Sentosa Island, Singapore Facebook Page

Escape to Sentosa for a spot of tea at The Knolls! The ‘Capella Tea Experience’ includes Smoked Salmon Sandwiches, Caramelised Foie Gras, Milk Chocolate Chips Scones, and White Chocolate Mousse at $45 per person. Add on an ayurvedic tea for $12 or go for a more classic blend like the Earl Grey for $14. You can also make it a boozy teatime by forking out $32 for a glass of champagne, or $22 for a delicious cocktail like the Thyme Out.

A. Sentosa Island, 1 The Knolls 098297

T. +65 6377 8888

W. capellasingapore.com

S. www.facebook.com/capellasingapore.se

 

The Lobby Lounge at Shangri-La

Shangri-La

Image Credit: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore Facebook Page

Created in collaboration with The Coconut Club, afternoon tea at The Lobby Lounge comes with some local flavor! The three-tiered tea starts at $38 per person on weekdays and is stacked with Chilli Crab Puff, Pork Bao, Kueh Salat, and Gula Melaka Scones. Make your choice of two beverages from tea, coffee, or Kopi Tarik for a homegrown option. Sip on two glasses of Prosecco for another $68 or splurge on a whole bottle of sparkling wine at $98.

A. 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6213 4398

W. www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/dining/bars-lounges/lobby-lounge/

S. www.facebook.com/ShangriLaSingap

 

Chihuly Lounge

Chihuly Lounge

Image Credit: Chihuly Lounge Facebook Page

Pamper yourself with an eight-course afternoon tea set at Chihuly Lounge in the Ritz Carlton! Sip on a tea mocktail, while you dig into Wagyu Beef Ribs, or Galantine Poulet de Bresse with Foie Gras Stuffing, and nibble on smoked salmon, cucumber sandwiches, traditional scones, madeleines, and chocolate choux. Starting at $49 per adult, they also have a tea ceremony, and the option to add on a glass of champagne for another $20.

A. 7 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039799

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6434 5288

W. www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/singapore/dining/chihuly-lounge

S. www.facebook.com/ritzcarlton

 

Tea Lounge

Tea Lounge

Image Credit: Tea Lounge at Regent Singapore Facebook Page

Inspired by the rolling English countryside, and named ‘English Garden’ the weekday afternoon tea consists of finger sandwiches, quiche, salads, and scones; all served with free flow coffee or tea for $47 a head! If you’d like to unwind a bit more over your afternoon tea, you can opt for a glass of prosecco or champagne at an additional $10 or $15 respectively, or you could brunch it up with the free flow option starting at an extra $40 per head.

A. 1 Cuscaden Rd, Singapore 249715

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6725 3246

W. www.regenthotels.com/regent-singapore/dining/tea-lounge

S. www.facebook.com/RegentTeaLounge/

 

Clifford Pier

Clifford Pier

Image Credit: The Clifford Pier at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore Facebook Page

Take a trip through flavors synonymous with Singapore when you attend the high tea at Clifford Pier. Full of that old-world charm, enjoy Peranakan flavors with the Nonya Chicken Curry, or opt for the classic Chilli Crab! Keep things sweet with their fruit scones, Pandan Swiss Roll, and Chendol Cake along with a choice of tea or coffee – from the local Kopi Kosang, to the Imperial Oolong at $50 per adult! You can add $78 for free flow champagne, wines, or beer if you’ve got the rest of the day off.

A. 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6597 5266

W. www.fullertonhotels.com/fullerton-bay-hotel-singapore/meetings-and-events/the-clifford-pier

S. www.facebook.com/TheCliffordPier/

 

Skai

Skai High tea Singapore

Image Credit: Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Facebook Page

Enjoy the views and relish an elegant high tea, from the 70th floor at Skai! Their delectable menu includes Lobster Rolls, Smoked Salmon, Chocolate Bonbons, Vanilla Scones, and TWG Teas or Suzuki Coffee at $60 a person! Make it an extravagant affair with their addons that include the likes of Taittinger champagne starting at $17 a glass, and even 10 grams of Amur Caviar.

A. Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Level 70 178882

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6837 3322

W. www.swissotel.com/hotels/singapore-stamford/dining/skai/

S. www.facebook.com/swissotelhotelsre

 

COMO Cuisine

COMO Cuisine

Image Credit: COMO Dempsey Facebook Page

Block your calendar every Tuesday and Friday from 3 pm to 5 pm for the high tea set in COMO Cuisine’s fairy garden setting! Priced at $70 for two, you’ll be served in a tiered tower with goodies such as spiced scones, crab bun, and pandan profiteroles! Of course, you’ll be treated to tea and coffee, and you can add a glass of champagne for another $15.

A. 17 & 18 Dempsey Road 249677

E. [email protected]

T. +65 1800 304 6688

W. comodempsey.sg/restaurant/como-cuisine

S. www.facebook.com/pg/COMODempsey

 

Renku

Renku

Image Credit: Renku Lounge Facebook Page

This 24-hour bar and lounge, also serves up a delightful high tea daily! Renku is famous for its amazing tea service by their tea master, along with an assortment of unlimited finger sandwiches, from Truffle Egg, to Beef Pastrami! At $48 a head, you’ll also get traditional scones with orange butter and clotted cream, Yuzu Cream Cheese Mille Feuille, and tarts for every palate! Sweet tooth lovers, you’ll also find bonbons, mochi, macarons and more.

A. 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6688 5535

W. www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/renku-bar-and-lounge.html

S. www.facebook.com/renku.lounge/

 

Crossroads Bar

Crossroads Bar

Image Credit: Crossroads Bar website

Head over to the chic Crossroads Bar along the riverside for a spot of tea and a choice of their high tea sets. Apart from the traditional English set, you can also opt to try local Nonya flavors, or their seasonal set – currently ‘Autumn in Hokkaido’. Starting at $42 per adult, choose from a variety of TWG teas, and enjoy Wagyu sandwiches, Ikura, and green tea egg tarts! If you’re an English tea enthusiast, don’t worry – scones are always a staple on the menu.

A. 20 Merchant Rd, Singapore 178882

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6239 1848

W. www.swissotel.com/hotels/singapore-merchant-court/bars/crossroads-bar/

S. www.facebook.com/swissotelhotelsre

 

One-Ninety Bar

One Ninety Bar

Image Credit: Four Seasons Hotel Singapore Facebook Page

Afternoon tea is a sparkling affair at One-Ninety Bar! Apart from the regular selection of tea and coffee with delicate nibbles at $46 a head, you can also mix things up and try their pairing of three signature sparkling teas at $66 a person. Small bites include cucumber sandwiches, smoked salmon on rye, granny apple profiteroles, Oolong Panna Cotta, and freshly-baked brown sugar shortbread.

A. Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Boulevard 248646

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6734 1110

W. www.fourseasons.com/singapore/dinin

 

Dean & Deluca

Dean & Deluca

Image Credit: Dean & Deluca Singapore Facebook Page

This New York City outpost, brings a bit of gourmet Manhattan to the Lion City! The high tea set is only available at the HillV2 outlet, and starts at an extremely affordable $38 for two. Three-tiers of deliciousness consist of finger sandwiches, mini tartlets, choux pastries, macarons, and, of course, scones with clotted cream.

A. 4 Hillview Rise, #01-01 667979

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6710 7282

W. www.deandeluca.com.sg

S. www.facebook.com/DeanDelucaSG/

 

MO Bar

MO BAR

Image Credit: MO BAR at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore Facebook Page

Enjoy amazing views of the Marina Bay, along with your afternoon tea at the chic MO Bar. Currently, they’re running an Easter Afternoon Tea Set starting at $48 per person or $88 for two! Nibble on mini Lobster rolls, Ikura, black truffle puffs, green tea mousse, and lemon and vanilla scones. Add another $17 to try one of Mo Bar’s signature cocktails or mocktails, or $20 for a glass of champers.

A. 5 Raffles Ave 039797

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6885 3500

W. www.mandarinoriental.com/singapore/fine-dining/lounges/mo-bar

S. www.facebook.com/MO-BAR-at-Man

 

Grand Lobby at Raffles Hotel

Raffles Afternoon Tea

Image Credit: Raffles Hotel Singapore Facebook Page

Relish your high tea in an elegant, colonial-inspired setting at the Grand Lobby at Raffles Hotel. Starting at $78 per person, your afternoon tea involves a three-tiered silver stand filled with finger sandwiches, dainty pastries, and house-made raisin scones. Choose from Mariage Freres (loose tea leaves), or Raffles custom blended coffee, and add on a glass of champagne to make things truly special for an additional $23.

A. 1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6412 1816

W. www.rafflessingapore.com/restaurant/the-grand-lobby/

S. www.facebook.com/raffleshotelsingap

 

The Marmalade Pantry

The Marmalade Pantry

Image Credit: The Marmalade Pantry Facebook Page

Head to The Marmalade Pantry at ION Orchard, for their brand-new afternoon tea experience. Starting at $58 for two, the high tea set included a two-tiered stand filled with finger sandwiches, Chili Crab Sliders, cupcakes, and Buttermilk Scones! You’re also entitled to two pots of artisan tea from Monogram, and you can level up with an additional $15 for a small bottle of Moscato.

A. ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, 03-22 238801

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6734 2700

W. themarmaladepantry.com.sg/city/

S. www.facebook.com/TheMarmaladePan

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Once a well-needed break for the British working class to tide them over until supper, high tea has now become synonymous with posh patisserie, tiered affairs, and gorgeous hotel dining spaces.
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Renku Lounge
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24 March 2020
Let our Tea Master create a bespoke blend of artisan tea for your exclusive enjoyment. From day to night, for business or pleasure, let Renku take you on an elevated sensory experience today.
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Atrium Singapore
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24 March 2020
Atrium Asia’s longest bar provides patrons with a stunning backdrop to sip on a refreshed English Afternoon Tea experience to uplift afternoons in the comfort of our floating pods or premium beers, wines and spirits.
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