As we’re slowly heading back outside and catching up with our family and friends, there’s no better time to treat ourselves to a delicious high tea with the ones—well, one for now until the dine-in cap of 2 is lifted—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.

Republic, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

For a quintessentially British-inspired, five-tier afternoon tea experience, The Ritz-Carlton‘s new food and beverage concept, Republic, is the place to be. Designed to evoke the warmth, intimacy and elegance of a private residence, you’ll want to bring along your loved one for an unforgettable, cosy affair. From the savoury to the sweets, indulge in a variety of treats including scones served with jam and clotted cream, dainty finger sandwiches, pastries, cookies and chocolate pralines. Republic’s Afternoon Tea ($58++ per pax) is available from 12 to 5pm daily.

For more information, visit Republic’s website here.

Address: Republic, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039799 
Tel: + 65 6434-5288 

The Landing Point, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore

Winston Garden Afternoon Tea
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Held in partnership with Harry Winston, the Winston Garden Afternoon Tea experience at The Landing Point brings together nature, fine jewellery and epicurean delights. Besides enjoying Spring-inspired creations whilst surrounded by beautiful floral arrangements, guests will also be able to view the jeweller’s floral-inspired gems on display and snap away at the Winston Garden Instagram corner. Mark your visit with a pair of complimentary, limited-edition teaspoons engraved with iconic Harry Winston motifs with each order of Afternoon Tea.

The Winston Garden Afternoon Tea is priced at S$60++ per adult and S$30++ per child from Monday to Friday, 3 to 5.30pm; S$65++ per adult and S$32.50++ per child on weekends, 12 to 2.30pm (1st seating) and 3.30 to 6pm (2nd seating). Available from June 21 2021 to July 4 2021.

For more information, visit The Landing Point’s website here.

Address: The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay Singapore 049326
Tel: +65 6877-8911/891

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The Grand Lobby, Raffles Hotel Singapore

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 Madrid Afternoon Tea experience ($88++ or $106++) at their Grand Lobby. Your Spanish experience is made even sweeter as you sip your tea of choice amidst an elegant setting and make your way through an exquisite array of finger sandwiches, scones, cakes, and seasonal delicacies—such as Ibérico Ham with Coca Cristal Bread and Spanish Churros with Chocolate—complemented with exquisite teas and Champagnes.

For more information, visit The Grand Lobby’s website here.

Address: 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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Brasserie Les Saveurs, St. Regis

Combining opulence with signature French cuisine, Brasserie Les Saveurs’ daily afternoon tea is not to be missed. Tuck into an abundant spread that includes everything from delightful scones and pastries to Foie Gras Mousse on Strawberry Macaroon, as well Lobster Brioche Roll with Avruga Pearl.

More information here.

Address: The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Lobby Level, The St Regis, 247911
Tel: +65 6506-6860

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, and house-made scones alongside your tea of choice with the Singapore High Tea Set ($58++ for 2 pax).

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 locally-inspired craft cocktails for two, Four Seasons’ One Ninety Bar has you covered. Its Peranakan Afternoon Tea ($48++ or $68++ per person) serves up elegant Straits signatures and classics—think: kueh salat, otah toast, buah keluak tart and kueh pie tee—prepared by Chef Malcolm Lee of Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant Candlenut.

More information here.

Address: Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, 190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646
Tel: +65 6831-7671

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Anti:dote, Fairmont Singapore

Guests can look forward to afternoon tea served in Anti:dote‘s signature chest of drawers and indulge in sweet treats—like Hazelnut Vanilla Caramel Praline and Strawberry Mascarpone Choux—as well as bite-sized sandwiches. Amuse Bouche and free flow Taittinger Brut/Rose are also available to compliment your afternoon tea.

More information here.

Address: Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560
Tel: +65 6431-5315

The Lobby Lounge, Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore

At The Lobby Lounge, look forward to the Classic Afternoon Tea: Botanical Set that comes with a mix of savouries like Smoked salmon sandwich with rose jam, herb cream cheese topped with Egyptian Star flower and Laksa Prawn Quiche; and delicate sweets like Pistachio morello cherry tart with lemon verbena chutney.

The $98++ set includes two glasses of non-alcoholic Copenhagen Sparkling Tea BLA, and fine loose-leaf tea or coffee; while the $128++ set includes two flutes of champagne, two glasses of alcoholic Copenhagen Sparkling Tea GRON, and fine loose-leaf tea or coffee.

More information here.

Address: Shangri-la Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350
Tel: +65 6737-3644

1864 Lobby Lounge, Sofitel Singapore City Centre

1864 Lobby Lounge‘s Afternoon Tea Set ($88++ for 2 pax on weekdays; $98++ for 2 pax on weekends, eve of public holidays and public holidays) comprises an exquisite array of treats like Smoked Salmon Tartare, Earl Grey Scone with Fruits and Taro-stuffed Sweet Potato Mochi, as well as a selection of Nespresso coffee and TWG Tea to choose from.

More information here.

Address: 9 Wallich St, 5th Floor Sofitel Singapore City Centre, Singapore 078885
Tel: +65 6428-5000

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Arteastiq

After your round of art jamming with your loved one, reward yourselves with a session of fine high tea at Arteastiq. Available across all three destinations island-wide.

More information here.