Let’s get fancy at tea time! Put on your posh frock (white gloves optional) and be prepared for a world of miniature food, freshly brewed tea, and possibly a glass of refreshing champagne at one of the top picks to enjoy high tea with kids in Singapore! This guide takes you from all-time favorites such as Marmalade Pantry to classics like Raffles Singapore. We also include some affordable high tea hubs in Singapore as well. Enjoy the best scones and the best tea Singapore has to offer.
Indulge in the iconic Raffles Afternoon Tea (SG$80, SG$98 inclusive of a glass of Champagne) at the restored Grand Lobby of Raffles Singapore. Luxuriate in the grandeur of the floor-to-ceiling Victorian pillars bathed in soft daylight while you nibble on finger sandwiches, house-made scones and cakes, and seasonal delicacies. For something more exciting, opt for the Thematic Afternoon Tea (SG$88) menu featuring gastronomic creations from cities of the world — from now till 30 November 2021, delight in classic New Orleans desserts. Thematic afternoon tea reservations have to be made at least one day in advance.
The Grand Lobby, Raffles Singapore 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673 (Located at the Main Building, accessible via the main hotel entrance), +65 6412 1816, email@example.com, www.raffles.com/singapore/dining/the-grand-lobby/
StaitsKitchen is located on the lobby level of Grand Hyatt Singapore, serving local cuisine in a contemporary marketplace setting. The Afternoon Tea (SG$45++ - Adult, SG$25++ - Child 4 to 12 years) features Popiah, Gado-Gado, Rendang Daging Lembu, Carrot Cake, Roasted Duck, Tandoori Murgh, Curries, Assorted Nonya Kueh, and more tantalizing dishes! Book HERE.
StraitsKitchen, 10 Scotts Road Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211, +65 6732 1234, www.singapore.grand.hyattrestaurants.com/straitskitchen.html
For a more elevated experience at Grand Hyatt Singapore, head to 10 Scotts for its Afternoon Tea Set ($98++ per adult - Champagnes, Wines, Themed Cocktails & Mocktails, $88++ per adult - Themed Cocktails & Mocktails, $58++ per adult - Non-Alcohol Option of Chilled Juices, Coffee & Tea). Enjoy the view of the cascading indoor waterfall while you go through the cold and hot courses and sweet treats that change with the season. Book HERE.
10 Scotts, 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211, +65 6738 1234, www.singapore.grand.hyattrestaurants.com/10-scotts.html
Enjoy your tête-à-tête session while the kids tuck into their very own Kid’s Afternoon Tea (From SG$58 - SG$98 for two children), which includes Rainbow layered cake, Frutti gummies, and jelly beans, Healthy vegetable sticks with hummus dip, Mini chicken burger served on a two-tier stand. Depending on the set you get, it comes with hot chocolate or vanilla milkshake, two coloring kits, and the exclusive Baba Lionel soft toy. Moms can pamper themselves from the Classic Afternoon Tea: La Dolce Vita (SG$55++ per person or SG$70++ per person inclusive of one flute of champagne) or the newly-launched Heritage Royale Luxury High Tea (SG$228 for two guests or SG$588 for four guests). View full menu HERE.
The Lobby Lounge, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966, +65 6825 1046, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.singapore.intercontinental.com/dine-drink/lobby-lounge
With over 800 different types of teas to choose from for the high tea set, it’s sure to put you in tea nirvana. The Tea Time Set Menu ranges from SG$20 for choice of two freshly baked scones or muffins with TWG Tea Jelly and whipped cream, to SG$72 for a Parisian set that serves two including an assortment of finger sandwiches, choice of Truffle Croque or Croque Salmon and more. Enjoy the delectable pastries and sandwiches or languish in a sweet treat as you sip your favorite cup of tea at any of the outlets across Singapore.
While away the afternoon at Arteastiq, this premium tea lounge houses an art jam studio, perfect for painting with a brew! Choose from the Dream Teasery Afternoon Tea Set or National Treasure Afternoon Tea Set (SG$58 for 2 pax, SG$32 for 1 pax). If you’re feeling a little more luxurious, opt for the Luscious Seafood Afternoon Tea Set ($92 for 2 pax). Great for catching up with friends and little ones are invited for some fun too! Art jamming is priced separately. View menu HERE.
The Rose Veranda has been offering afternoon tea since 1991, boasting a soothing ambiance to sip on tea while chit-chatting over its three-course high tea set (SG$88++ per set, serves 2 persons) menu including sandwiches, pastries, and freshly baked scones. Wash down the treats with 30 premium tea types or a cup of coffee included in the set. Kids High Tea Set is priced at SG$48++ for two and includes appetizers, one main course, and desserts!
The Rose Veranda, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350, +65 6213 4398, Dining.email@example.com, www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/dining/bars-lounges/rose-veranda/
Anti:dote is known for serving afternoon treats in its iconic white chest of drawers, surprising guests with its delicate amuse-bouche, sandwiches, sweets, and scones. The Afternoon Indulgence is priced at SG$58 to SG$75 per person. For a boozy afternoon, top-up SG$70 for a free-flow Fitz Brut Sparkling, or SG$80 for a free-flow Fitz Brut Rose! The Children’s Afternoon Tea (SG$29) includes yummy sandwiches, petit desserts, scones, and drinks.
L’Espresso has earned a reputation as the "place for elegant teatime pursuits". The buffet serves homely scones, finger sandwiches, a chocolate fountain, and plenty of other delicate desserts. The English Afternoon Tea is priced at SG$60++ per adult, and SG$36++ per child (6-11 years of age). Guests are welcome to stay for a relaxing dinner on the terrace with sensational evening cocktails.
The Afternoon Tea Set (SG$54++) serves two and includes two pots of artisan tea by Monogram, roast beef, open-face truffle egg mayo, and cranberry chicken sandwiches, spicy crabmeat dip with fried mantou, bonbons, lemon meringue tarts, plain and raisin buttermilk scones, strawberry preserve, orange marmalade and clotted cream, and petite cupcakes (score for the little ones!). There's a kid's menu too just in case mini sandwiches don't appeal. Afternoon Tea is only available at Downtown and Novena outlets. Book HERE.
Marmalade Pantry, multiple locations - Downtown and Novena, +65 6385 0741 (Downtown), +65 6664 0348 (Novena), www.themarmaladepantry.com.sg/promos/afternoon-high-tea
At $11.50++ per set, the Devonshire Cream Tea Set is perhaps the most affordable afternoon tea you’ll find! It includes freshly-baked scones served with butter, homemade strawberry preserve and cream, fruit cake, finger sandwiches, and a choice of a pot of tea or cup of coffee. They also have a kids menu just in case the little ones need chicken strips or chips!
In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month from now till October 31, the Pink Afternoon at The Landing Point will feature pink-hued teatime treats presented on three tiers, including Tasmanian salmon blini with cherry shrimp, to red currant Valrhona Manjari chocolate tart. The Pink Afternoon tea is priced at SG$60 per adult, SG$30 per child on weekdays, and S$65 per adult, S$32.50 per child on weekends, Each set includes a complimentary glass of Sangre de Toro non-alcoholic rosé wine. SG$5 nett from the proceeds of each adult-priced tea set will be donated to Breast Cancer Foundation. Come December 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022, celebrate the festivities with Christmasy dainty bites. Book HERE.
The Landing Point, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, +65 6597 5277, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.fullertonhotels.com/fullerton-bay-hotel-singapore/offers/pink-afternoon-tea-by-the-bay
HOTELS OFFERING AFTERNOON TEA SETS:
Lobby Lounge, Capitol Kempinski, https://www.kempinski.com/en/singapore/the-capitol-singapore/dining/the-lobby-lounge/
Coffea, Sofitel Singapore, https://www.sofitel-singapore-citycentre.com/offers/afternoon-tea-x-the-art-faculty/
The Salon, Hotel Fort Canning, https://hfcsingapore.com/offer-details.aspx
Capella Singapore, https://www.capellahotels.com/en/capella-singapore/dining/chefs-table
Marriott Afternoon High Tea , https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/details/sindt-singapore-marriott-tang-plaza-hotel/5595314
Window at the Park, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre, https://singaporeorchard.holidayinn.com/offer/afternoon-high-tea
SKAI, Swissôtel The Stamford, https://www.menumodo.com/app.php/viewer/outlet/5498/18309
CAFES AND RESTAURANTS OFFERING AFTERNOON TEA SETS:
Jumbo Seafood, https://www.jumboseafood.com.sg/en/menus - Afternoon Tea Sets available at ION Orchard
The Hainan Story, https://www.facebook.com/thehainanstory/
The Coastal Settlement, https://www.thecoastalsettlement.com/
Brunches Cafe, https://brunches.sg/ - Limited to 10 sets daily
L’Eclair Patisserie, https://leclair.com.sg/
Sweetea Caffe, https://www.facebook.com/SweeteaCaffe/
AFTERNOON TEA SETS FOR TAKEAWAY:
InterContinental Singapore, https://singapore.intercontinental.com/offers/kids-afternoon-tea
Goodwood Park Hotel, https://www.goodwoodparkhotel.com/promotions/rosy-medley-specials
Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre, https://singaporeorchard.holidayinn.com/offer/takeaway-delivery
Mandarin Oriental Singapore, https://singapore.mandarinorientalshop.com/collections/specials/products/afternoon-tea-set
Shangri-La Singapore, https://www.shangri-la-sgdining.com/singapore/web/order-now.aspx
The Fullerton Hotel, https://shop.fullertonhotels.com/afternoon-tea
Raffles Singapore, https://www.rafflesgrabandgo.com/product/raffles-afternoon-tea-for-2-persons
Main Image Credit: Raffles Singapore