As we’re slowly heading back outside and catching up with our family and friends, it’s definitely the right time to treat ourselves to a delicious high tea with the ones that matter to us the most. Whether you’re wanting to try out a traditional English afternoon tea or a newer, trendy iteration that celebrates the ritual of high tea, here are the spots you’ll want to head down to for a memorable afternoon of luxury and tantalising fare.
The Grand Lobby, Raffles Hotel
While we may not be able to go on a holiday right now, The Raffles Hotel Singapore is letting us enjoy our zest for travel through their exclusive Vienna Afternoon Tea special ($78++) at their beautifully refurbished Grand Lobby. Your Austrian experience is made even sweeter since you’ll be dining under a bespoke chandelier decked out in thousands of sparkling crystal as you sip your tea of choice and make your way through an exquisite array of savoury and sweet treats—including Vienna-inspired sandwiches, delectable lobster crostini and rich chocolate Sacher cake. And if you’re in the mood for a bubbly, The Grand Lobby’s offering a special menu of cocktails including the Eighteen Sixty Seven ($25++), a refreshing concoction made with Champagne, elderflower, saffron and eau de vie; Tea Time Radler ($20++), a unique blend made with Raffles Hotel Singapore’s exclusive Beach Road Pale Ale, apricot and peach schnapps; and the Rumtopf Milk Punch ($20++), an elixir of rum, seasonal fruits, tea, bitter citrus and spice.
Address: Grand Lobby, Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673 (Located at the Main Building, accessible via the main hotel entrance)
Tel: +65 6412-1816
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La Brasserie, The Fullerton Bay Hotel
Spend your weekend enjoying a combination of both classic Singaporean dishes and gourmet French fare with La Brasserie‘s Afternoon Tea ($55++) at The Fullerton Bay Hotel, where you can feast to your heart’s content while soaking in the amazing Marina Bay waterfront view.
Address: La Brasserie, The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Tel: +65 6877-8911/8912
Violet Oon Singapore
Traditional Peranakan fare meets high tea at Violet Oon. Expect a delicious array of local picks including kuay pie tee and mini otak otak, alongside your tea of choice and scones.
For more information, visit Violet Oon’s website here.
One Ninety Bar, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Whether you’re in the mood for a coffee, tea, or would like to amp up your high tea experience with bubblies for two, Four Seasons’ One Ninety Bar has you covered. You’ll even be able to enjoy a deluxe range of seasonal savoury favourites, sweet treats like the Yuzu Lemon Cupcake and Macae Chocolate Macaron, as well as Vanilla Scones served with homemade Rose Petal Strawberry Preserve and Clotted Cream.
For more information visit Four Seasons Hotel Singapore’s website here.
Address: One-Ninety Bar, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, 190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646
Tel: +65 6831-7671
Anti:dote, Fairmont Singapore
Anti:dote combines forces with Estee Lauder this month for a special Pink Partner collaboration to raise funds for breast cancer research.
At Anti:dote, guests can look forward to the Pink Hope High Tea Set ($55++, inclusive of a $3 nett donation to Singapore General Hospital per high tea set purchased) that consists of savoury bites like the Crustacean Rillette and Salmon Gravlax to delicate pink treats such as the Rose and Lychee Sable Tart and Ruby Chocolate Cocoa Bean as well as a cup of coffee or a pot of TWG of your choice.
Address: Anti:dote, Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560
Tel: +65 6431-6156
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Brasserie Les Saveurs, St. Regis
Combining opulence with signature French cuisine, Brasserie Les Saveurs’ daily afternoon tea that is back. Tuck into an abundant spread that includes everything from scones and hand-made crêpes to Smoked Salmon Blinis with Salmon Roe and Cream Cheese, as well Foie Gras, Duck Rilette. Depending on your appetite, you’ll also have a choice of three packages before you begin your high tea session.
For more information visit The St. Regis Singapore’s website here.
Address: Brasserie Les Saveurs, The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Lobby Level, The St Regis, 247911
Tel: +65 6506-6860
The Lobby Lounge, Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore
This month, The Lobby Lounge at the Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore is also working with beauty company Estee Lauder Companies as a Pink Partner to raise funds for breast cancer research.
At The Lobby Lounge, guests can look forward to the Pink Hope High Tea Set ($42++ for 2 pax on weekdays/$48++ for 2 pax on weekend, inclusive of a donation) that comes with a mix of savouries, exquisite French desserts, familiar local kuehs, freshly baked rose-infused scones and two hot beverages. You’ll also be able to top up your set with a Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne which can be purchased at $25++ per glass or $125++ per bottle.
Address: Shangri-la Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350
Tel: +65 6213-4398
After your round of art jamming with your loved ones, cool off and reward yourselves with a session of fine high tea at Arteastiq. Available across all three destinations island-wide.
For more information visit Arteastiq’s website here.
1864 Lobby Lounge, Sofitel Singapore City Centre
Just like Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore and Anti:dote, 1864 Lobby Lounge at the Sofitel Singapore City Centre, is also joining hands with Estee Lauder company to raise funds.
At 1864 Lobby Lounge, guests can look forward to the Pink Hope High Tea Set ($78++ for 2 pax , inclusive of a donation), which comprises of an exquisite array of pink treats presented in a breathtaking box designed by artist-in-residence, Arianna Caroli, inclusive of coffee or tea.
Address: Sofitel Singapore City Centre, 9 Wallich St, Singapore 078885
Tel: +65 6428-5000
The Marmalade Pantry
After shopping in the city with your BFF, head on over to The Marmalade Pantry‘s Downtown outlet for the ultimate weekend wind-down—an exclusive A Weekend High Tea Soiree promotion for two ($48++) that includes a curated selection of sweet treats, sandwiches and an inclusive free-flow artisan tea by Monogram.
For more information visit The Marmalade Pantry’s website here.
Address: The Marmalade Pantry (Downtown Outlet), 100 Peck Seah St, #01-01 Oasia Hotel Downtown, Singapore 079333Tel: +65 6385-0741
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