Be it a fancy three-tier stand of desserts, or an all-you-can-eat afternoon tea buffet, there are endless options when it comes to an afternoon tea in Singapore.
Gather your girlfriends, get dressed, click your heels, and be on your way.
From the artistic tea lounge Arteastiq to a chichi session at The Landing Point at Fullerton Bay Hotel, read our Guide to Singapore’s Best Afternoon Tea to find out where you can enjoy a hearty afternoon tea with bang for your buck.
Possibly the most commonly photographed afternoon tea set, Anti:Dote at Fairmont Singapore has won over members of the high society with its irresistible artisanal gourmet.
Unlike the typical buffet spreads and floral tiered cake stands, dainty treats are actually presented above and inside a jewelry drawer chest.
Start your afternoon tea with black truffle scrambled eggs or steamed Hong Kong dim sum, before digging into the succulent lobster rolls, mini cheesecakes and addictive butter cookies etc.
Price: S$15++ per child, from S$48++ per adult
80 Bras Basah Road, Level 1, Fairmont, Raffles City
Mon to Thu: 3pm – 5pm
Fri to Sun: 12pm – 2pm, 3pm – 5pm
Tel: +65 6431 5315
Nearest Station: Cityhall
An afternoon tea at Arteastiq is a great way to combat fatigue after a long day. Conveniently located in the heart of Orchard Road, Arteastiq’s elegant interiors will definitely win over any lady’s heart.
An afternoon tea set for two includes two specialty teas and a two-tier stand of light sweets and savouries. We love their refreshing iced fruit teas, particularly Pomelo Tea and Lychee Tea that would be served in pretty clear glass teapots. Sip away in style or get your hands dirty at their in-house painting room. At an additional cost (from S$28 onwards), you can unleash the budding artist in you and take home your painted canvas.
Price: S$48++ for two
333A Orchard Road, #04-14/15, Mandarin Gallery
Tel: +65 6235 8705
Daily: 3pm – 6pm
Nearest Station: Somerset
#03-70/72 Plaza Singapura
68 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6336 0951
Daily: 10am – 10pm
Price: S$52++ for two
Nearest Station: Dhoby Ghaut
BRASSERIE LES SAVEURS
A memorable afternoon of French gastronomy is awaiting you at the stunning Brasserie Les Saveurs. Located inside the lobby level of glitzy The St. Regis hotel, the restaurant has exceptional staff service and unbelievably gorgeous interior decorations of high ceilings, intricate upholstery and majestic chandeliers.
Sink your teeth into fluffy scones, handmade waffles and other tantalising pastries. Complete your afternoon of decadence with the finest selection of TWG teas.
Price: S$49++ per pax (weekday), S$53++ per pax (weekend)
The St. Regis Singapore, Lobby Level, 29 Tanglin Road
Tel: +65 6506 6860
Mon to Sat: 3pm – 5pm
Sun: 4pm – 6pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
Goodwood Park Hotel is not only a pioneer in Singapore’s tourism industry but is also home to one of Singapore’s most established afternoon tea destinations. Located on the ground floor of heritage luxurious hotel, Café L’espresso serves an amazing spread of high quality dishes.
Tuck into their classic mouthwatering croissants, scones and sandwiches or sample newer selections such as Braised Kurobuta Pork and Sago Gula Melaka. Chocolate lovers will be thrilled at Café L’espresso’s Chocolate Station that is dedicated to all things chocolatey.
Price (Mon to Thu): S$22.50++ per child, S$45++ per adult
Price (Fri to Sun): S$24++ per child, S$48++ per adult
22 Scotts Road
Tel: +65 6737 7411
Mon to Thu: 2pm – 5.30pm
Fri to Sun: 12pm – 2.30pm, 3pm – 5.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
Colony at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is one of the most stunning restaurants in Singapore. It has recentlt launched “The Journey”—a five-tier tiffin afternoon tea (S$49++/pax) which is now available from Monday to Saturday, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Lounge your afternoon away in this gorgeous setting and chit-chat over savoury delights served in a five-tier ceramic tiffin and unlimited servings of delectable desserts from The Patisserie, a complimentary flute of champagne and Colony’s custom tea blend.
Colony is where a wonderful afternoon tea journey happens. And for readers of Ladyironchef, enjoy a privileged 15% discount when you quote ‘Ladyironchef15′ upon reservation.
Level 3, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Reservations: +65 6434 5288 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Nearest Station: Promenade
If you do not fancy the iconic three-tiered stand of puny treats or a full-on buffet, Fresh Fruit Labs has its all-new laboratory-themed afternoon tea set at only S$19 per person on Tuesdays to Fridays from 3pm to 5pm.
Think gazpacho served in erlenmeyer flask, test tubes that are filled with orange sable, and tiramisu that sits atop a tripod and gauze mat.
Fresh Fruit Lab’s laboratory-themed afternoon tea is priced at S$19/pax with minimum 2 to order. Reservations are highly recommended.
351 Changi Road
Tel: +65 6677 6741
Tue & Wed: 3pm – 5pm
Nearest Station: Eunos/Kembangan
Platform 1094—more commonly known as Harry Potter Cafe Singapore—is introducing an all-new Harry Potter-themed English Afternoon Tea at S$55 for 2 pax where you can enjoy a selection of sweets and savouries that are inspired by the Harry Potter series.
Think Chocolate Frogs, Owl Hootdoo Macarons and Turkey Bacon Quidditch Quiche. Platform 1094?s wizard-themed afternoon tea is available from Tuesdays to Sundays between 2pm to 6pm (reservations are necessary).
1094 Serangoon Road
Tel: +65 6204 6003
Tue to Sun: 11am – 10pm
(Afternoon Tea: 2pm – 6pm)
Nearest Station: Boon Keng
Salt Grill had us sold with its panoramic view of Singapore. The sophisticated Australian restaurant is on the level 55 of Ion Orchard and can only be accessed from the mall’s 4th floor.
The 3-tier afternoon tea set includes a tea/coffee, lamingtons, pavlovas, smoked salmon on rye and other delicate treats. Not the most impressive one, but its view is what we love.
Price: S$38++ per pax (inclusive of a tea/coffee) / S$48++ per pax (inclusive of a glass of Jansz Brut Premium Cuvee 2009)
2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 & #56-01 ION Orchard
Tel: +65 6592 5118
Daily: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
Sinpopo Brand along Joo Chiat Road is one very outstanding retro cafe that we absolutely love visiting for they always have new ideas to surprise us on every visit.
Gather some friends and have a lovely time chit-chatting over Sinpopo Brand’s new Weekday (Tue to Fri) Afternoon Tea Set at S$30 for 2 pax, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. It is available from now until 28 February 2017.
For S$30, you and your afternoon tea companion get to enjoy a slice of Sugee Loaf Cake, a slice of Durian Pengat or Gula Melaka Cake, 1 Roasted Marshmallow with Salted Kachang & Gula Melaka Ice Cream, a serving of Gula Melaka Jelly, 4 pieces of Sugee Biscuits or Salted Egg Yolk Cookies, and choice of any 2 drinks (any coffee or tea).
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458 Joo Chiat Rd
Tel: +65 6345 5034
Tue to Thu, Sun: 12pm – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 12pm – 12am
(Closed on Mondays)
Nearest Station: Dakota
THE LANDING POINT
Strategically located along Collyer Quay, lavish Fullerton Bay Hotel’s Landing Point is splendid for both work meetings and romantic lunch dates. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the 5-star hotel and satisfy your palates with Landing Point’s refillable three-tier stand of nibbles.
From Crème Brulee Dark Chocolate Tart to Boston Lobster Coronets, these haute afternoon tea dishes are as impressive as the contemporary hotel’s golden hue decors.
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Price: S$45++ per person
Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay
Tel: +65 6597 5277
Daily: 3pm – 5.30pm
Despite being a few minutes walk away from the hectic Orchard Road, Shangri-La Singapore is actually a serene sanctuary nestled in 6 hectares of greenery. The Rose Veranda is located on the opulent hotel’s mezzanine floor and is a paradise for tea connoisseurs – there are 164 teas and coffees to choose from to go with your 3-tiers!
Price: S$52++ per pax
Shangri-La Singapore, Lobby Court, 22 Orange Grove Road
Tel: +65 6213 4486
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 6pm
Fri to Sun: 11.30am – 2pm, 3pm – 6pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
The inviting Lobby Lounge located on level 32 of Westin Singapore has an amazing Seafood & Champagne afternoon tea at an unrivalled price of S$85++ for two. Do the math and that means only an approximate S$42.50 per person, what a steal!
The wholesome meal includes high quality fresh seafood (an entire poached Canadian lobster, freshly shucked oysters, luscious soft shell crabs etc), sinful sweets and two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Should you fancy more bubbles, all you have to do is top up another S$45 for an entire bottle of yellow label.
Price: S$85++ for two (inclusive of two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label)
The Lobby Lounge, The Westin Singapore, Level 32
12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2
Tel: +65 6922 6988
Daily: 2.30pm – 5pm
Nearest Station: Downtown
Award-winning 10 SCOTTS can be found on the lobby level of Grand Hyatt Singapore. It is one of the most popular afternoon tea destinations in Singapore and one we never get sick of.
Diners get to enjoy a scrumptious late lunch with a view of the cascading 5 meters indoor waterfall.
From delicious crab cakes, homemade chicken live pate to classic teas, everything served to you is refillable. For an unforgettable epicurean experience, top up S$30 for free-flow of Perrier-Jouet Champange. Do note that one would have to pay an additional S$10 each on weekends and public holidays.
Price: From S$43++ per person (weekday), from S$53++ per person (weekend)
10 Scotts Road
Tel: +65 6732 1234
Daily: 12pm – 2.30pm, 3pm – 5pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
For more recommendations, read our guide to 13 Affordable Afternoon Tea In Singapore Under S$15++.