Fancy a spot of tea and some nosh after a busy day hitting the beaches, shops, and spas? Or maybe a glass of champers and some sweet treats for a mid-afternoon treat? High tea is alive and well in Singapore in all sorts of forms, from the cozy and quaint to the elegantly sophisticated. Here are the 10 High Tea Spots In Singapore you’re going to surely love.
#1 National Kitchen by Violet Oon
High Tea In National Kitchen is an experience you’ll only get to indulge in Singapore. Serving sweet and savory Peranakan delicacies like Otak and Buah Keluak on crostini, Hae Bee Hiam sandwich, and Kueh Beng Kah cubes served with local coffee, National Kitchen is a beautiful representation of Singapore’s colorful cuisine. With a classy yet intimate ambiance featuring restored Corinthian pillars, colorful tile flooring, and marble tables, homeland’s uniqueness here is at its peak.
Located in: National Gallery Singapore
Address: 1 St Andrew’s Rd, #02–01 National Gallery, Singapore 178957
Hours:12 PM to 3 PM, 6 PM to 11 PM. Opens daily
Phone: +65 9834 9935
#2 Colony @ The Ritz-Carlton
The history of Singapore is to be experienced here at the Colony through an afternoon tea inspired by the past meddling with the era of fusion affairs. Served in a five-tier ceramic tiffin, are some savory delights such as lobster butty, stuffed crustacean with salted egg custard, beef pie, tandoori chicken puff and potted chili crab with sambal lavosh complementing the offerings of Lavender, French rose and many more choices of teas that will go absolutely perfect together one way or the other.
Located in: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Address: 7 Raffles Ave, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Singapore 039799
Hours: 6.30 AM to 10.30 AM, 12 PM to 2.30 PM,3.30 PM to 5.30 PM, 6.30 PM to 10.30 PM
Phone: +65 6434 5288
#3 Brasserie Les Saveurs @ St.Regis
High tea here is an experience just like you see in the movies. With the tiers of crystal chandelier shining against the floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the tropical gardens and sparkling pool, pamper your loved ones to Brasserie Les Saveurs for a taste of their traditional staple of afternoon tea. Accompanied with perfect scones in sweet & decadent flavors to hand-made waffles and crêpes prepared à la minute, luxuriate in a gourmet experience with a pianist swooning you with some live performance.
Located in: The St. Regis Singapore
Address: 29 Tanglin Road, Lobby Level, The St. Regis Singapore, Singapore 247911
Hours:6.30 AM to 10 PM.
Phone: +65 6506 6860
#4 TWG Ion Orchard
From finding a tea to picking gourmet delicacies for the tea table, TWG offers an exquisite experience. Delight yourself with over 800 single harvest teas from around the globe perfect with their Tea-Infused Pastries, Chocolate Bonbons, and Macarons. With a range of offerings from $19 to $42, feed your cravings of having tea with experience with your lovely friends.
Located in: ION Orchard Mall
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #02-21, Singapore 238801
Hours: 10 AM to 10 PM. Opens daily
Phone: +65 6735 1837
#5 Wildseed Cafe
High tea has its many facets and Wildseed nestling inside a refurbished colonial house is one way to indulge on a laid back evening for a chat. Featuring brick walled interiors with a touch of dried florals hanging, Afternoon Tea Sets comes with 2 options. Take a pick from citronella passion fruit cheesecake, kaffir lime chocolate heaven, avocado key lime tart or spiced pineapple coconut cake — a chicken pinche petit sandwich and two cups of coffee or tea.
Address: Level 1, 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Dr, Park, Singapore 798387
Hours:9 AM to 6 PM.
Phone: +65 9643 9116
#6 10 Scotts @ Grand Hyatt
Situated at a location to take in the breathtaking view of a five-meter cascading waterfall, 10 Scoots besides elegance, offers a wide range of scones featuring an outer crust followed by soft and fluffy interior. Miniature pecan pie, chocolate chip Madeline and Dark Chocolate Truffle Tarts for the win.
Located in: Grand Hyatt Singapore
Address: 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore 228211
Hours:12 PM to 11 PM. Opens daily
Phone: +65 6738 1234
#7 Le Bar @ Sofitel Singapore
Sip on tea far away from the bustle here at Le Bar, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa. Tranquility here comes with an afternoon tea set featuring bite-sized delights including gourmet sandwiches, scones, Asian savories, French patisseries, and chocolates tucked in a customized jewelry box followed by fragrant tea or coffee. For $80 per couple, a retreat here extends to the mind, body, and soul.
#8 Salt Grill & Sky Bar
While they may be focused on modern Australian cuisine, the afternoon can be as decadent. Salt Grill & Sky Bar is here to swoon you with a sky-high dining experience with stunning 360 landscape of the city skyline, from the highest point on Orchard Road. Better yet to take in such view with their afternoon set sweetening your palates with hazelnut liquor cake and raspberry meringue with a whole lotta tea. A refreshing bliss after some serious shopping.
Located in: ION Orchard Mall
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 ION Orchard Mall, Singapore 238801
Hours:11.30 AM to 1.45 PM, 6 PM to 9.45 PM.
Phone: +65 6592 5118
#9 Arteastiq @ Orchard Rd
Sitting in the hushed corner of Mandarin gallery, slip in this special spot featuring monochrome furniture, exotic chandeliers and a touch of white flowers hung loosely as a decor.
For $48 well fit for 2, please your sweet cravings with their specialty tea (we’d say lychee) then immerse in their tiny bites crafted with care and love for a robust of flavors filling you up right. Delightful pieces include sweet treats, ChocolateCone with Banana Custard, Double Raspberry Choux Pastry, Chocolate Truffles with Nut and Macarons will surely please you.
#10 Wild Honey @ Mandarin Gallery
Fan of scones? Wild Honey to the rescue with an Afternoon Tea Set for $19 per person. Tea sets include a homemade trio of scones, consisting two original and a cranberry-stuffed variant, paired with sides of honeycomb butter and Devonshire cream. Best enjoyed with TWG tea selects, coffee or hot chocolate. Looking for a tea session with a buzz? Opt for a 90-minute-long free-flow of Prosecco at an additional $48.
Located in: Mandarin Gallery
Address: 333A Orchard Rd, #03-01/02, Singapore 238897
Hours:9 AM to 10 PM. Opens daily
Phone: +65 6235 3900