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Classic, Themed Afternoon Teas and More: 12 Afternoon Tea Spots With a View in Singapore to Relax the Day Away

Classic, Themed Afternoon Teas and More: 12 Afternoon Tea Spots With a View in Singapore to Relax the Day Away

There’s nothing that screams indulgence quite like the idea of an afternoon tea, teeny scrumptious sandwiches, french macaroons and all. 

If you’ve been craving a change of scenery of late – we know the feels – setting out for an afternoon tea might just be your perfect cuppa’. And when each location sports stunning views, well, that doesn’t hurt either.

1. Dig into classical high tea favourites with garden views: Fennel Café Flower Dome

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For all floral and fauna enthusiasts, Fennel Cafe Flower Dome is the perfect place for an indulgent afternoon tea. Get seated amidst the peaceful garden atmosphere, while looking out to panoramic views of Marina Bay and Singapore Flyer. 

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What’s on the afternoon tea menu? Expect a variety of tartlets and patisseries (both sweet and savoury), classic scones, macaroons, and dainty sandwiches… scrumptious! 

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Note: Enjoy complimentary access to the Flower Dome after dining at Fennel Cafe – top off your afternoon with a relaxing stroll around the gardens.

Fennel Café

Price: From SGD $45 per person

Address: 18 #01-09 Marina Gardens Dr, Level 2 Flower Dome, Singapore 018953 (Map)

Contact: +65 6702 0158

Afternoon Tea: Available from Wednesday to Sunday from 3-5 PM (last seating at 4 PM)

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2. Sensational teas with famous Jewel Changi Airport views: Arteastiq (Jewel Airport)

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Are you a tea enthusiast? Arteastiq offers diners not only a High Tea experience, it’s also a boutique tea shop with a multitude of different artisanal teas and flavourings. The setup is open and spacious overlooking the famous indoor garden/waterfall views at Jewel Changi Airport.

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Choose from two different afternoon teas; their Signature High Tea is the more traditional English-style set, or opt for their National Treasure High Tea Set for a colourful taste of local delights.

Arteastiq

Price: From SGD 48 for 2 | SGD 32 for 1

Address: Mandarin Gallery, #04-14/15 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897 (Map)

Contact: +65 6235 8370

Afternoon Tea: Available daily from 1-5 PM

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3. High tea on the 70th floor with sparkling city views: Skai at Swissotel the Stamford

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Enjoy views of the city from the 70th floor, through gigantic floor to ceiling windows at Skai! This location really hits the high-tea mark (haha), and if the views weren’t enough, the afternoon tea sets are just as gorgeous. 

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Food-wise, you’ll find a fusion of Japanese, Asian and European treasures served as a sweet and savoury infusion – Foie gras with shiso, plum jam and a beet bun, anyone?

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Skai at Swissotel the Stamford

Price: From SGD 65

Address: 2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882 (Map)

Contact: +65 6431 6156

Afternoon Tea: Available from Sunday to Friday from 3-5 PM (Closed on Saturday)

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4. Romantic afternoon tea picnic with stunning views of the city: Alley on 25

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Located on the 25th floor, your afternoon tea set arrives in the cutest picnic basket containing nostalgic tiffin carriers filled with a plethora of local sweets and savouries. 

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Their Andaz Afternoon Tea showcases local favourites with a fusion of traditional tea-time favourites, such as Chilli Crab Choux Pastry or their Ondeh Ondeh Cake, and a free-flow of TWG tea and coffee. 

Alley on 25

Price: From SGD 48 per person

Address: 5 Fraser Street, Singapore, Singapore, 189354 (Map)

Contact: +65 6408 1234

Afternoon Tea:  Available daily from 3 – 5 PM

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5. Say Ciao Bella! to an Italian-themed high tea: MO BAR at Mandarin Oriental Singapore

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Looking for something a little fancy? Put on your high heels, red lips and delight in this Italian-themed Afternoon Tea. 

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With scenic views of Marina Bay, delight your culinary senses in their mouth-watering traditional Italian offerings. We’re talking crispy capers and aged parmesan, burrata mousse and exotic crémeux. And do try their Pistachio Raspberry Tart, alongside the extravagant variety of different tea blends. 

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PS: They now serve an Afternoon Tea takeaway menu too!

MO BAR at Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Price: From SGD 48 per person, SGD 88 for two people.

Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797 (Map)

Contact: +65 6885 3500

Afternoon Tea: Available Sundays only, from 3-5 PM (takeaway afternoon tea from 2-6 PM)

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6. Traditional English garden high tea? Say no more: L’Espresso at Goodwood Park Hotel

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If you’re hunting down a traditional English Garden High Tea, scones with cream and jam included, this is the perfect little sunny spot. 

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Surrounded by all the garden greens and sunlight dancing from the poolside, you won’t just find an array of tarts, sandwiches and other typical tea-set treats here. 

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They serve their high tea buffet style, and you have the option of choosing exactly what suits your taste buds from the wide variety available.

L’Espresso at Goodwood Park Hotel

Price: From SGD 45 (Monday  to Thursday); SGD 48 (Friday to Sunday)

Address: 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221 (Map)

Contact: +65 6737 7411

Afternoon Tea: Available from Monday to Friday from 2:30-5 PM; Saturday and Sunday & PH from 12-2:30 PM (first seating) and 3-5:30 PM (second seating)

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7. Serving traditional high tea since 1991: Rose Veranda at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

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Surrounded by tall windows looking out to lush greenery, you’ll definitely enjoy your 3-course high tea set here.

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Expect signature sandwiches (truffle egg mayo and lobster and prawn rolls), a selection of main courses, and fabulous desserts. There are three extensive high tea set menus to choose from, and these rotate weekly. 

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PS: For tea connoisseurs, they offer a variety of signature blends, as well as over 30 other premium tea brands too!

Rose Veranda at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Price: SGD 68 (for two people, includes two drinks of either tea or coffee)

Address: 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350 (Map)

Contact: +65 6213 4398

Afternoon Tea: Available daily from 1-5 PM

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8. For delightful treats made from different teas: Lime at PARKROYAL on Pickering

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Can’t decide if you feel like going local or international today? The afternoon tea sets here luckily accommodate the best of both worlds. 

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There’s a divine selection of sweet and savoury tartlets, cakes, rolls and other treats, and if you’re in the mood for extra bubbles, then you should definitely opt for their set that includes a bottle of Prosecco

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Take in the views whilst munching on a yummy Earl Grey Cappuccino Tart or a Crispy Prawn Bean Curd Roll!

Lime at PARKROYAL on Pickering

Price: Afternoon tea from SGD 68 per set

Address: 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289 (Map)

Contact: +65 6809 8899

Afternoon Tea: Available from Monday to Friday from 3-5 PM; Saturday and Sunday from 3:30-5:30 PM

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9. Finally, a place that caters to everyone’s needs: The Landing Point at The Fullerton Bay Hotel

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Classy and classic, surrounded by marble finishings and a panoramic view of Marina Bay’s waterfront, you can expect the royal treatment here. 

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And if you’re travelling with fussy eaters that have specific dietary requirements, The Landing Point not only serves their regular Afternoon Tea, but you’ll also find a vegan-friendly, gluten-free and non-dairy Afternoon Tea Sets too. 

Sticking with local and international favourites, expect the likes of smoked salmon and caviar, duck rillettes and sesame cones. And their Blackberries Sakura Tart is simply to die for!

The Landing Point at The Fullerton Bay Hotel

Price: From SGD 51 per person (weekdays); from SGD 56 per person (weekends)

Address: 80 Collyer Quay Singapore 049326 (Map)

Contact: +65 6877 8911, +65 6877 8912

Afternoon Tea:  Available Monday to Friday from 3-5:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday & PH from 12-2:30 PM (first seating) and from 3:30-6 PM (second seating)

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10. Looking for afternoon tea by the sea?: The Knolls at Capella Singapore

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Take in the views of the South China Sea while enjoying your afternoon tea. 

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Located within Capella Singapore, the restaurant exudes old time colonial Asian charm finished with classic antiques, and they’ve stuck with offering one set menu of quality ingredients.

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Their afternoon tea menu is broken up into canapes (think Gruyère Cheese Gougères), savoury sandwiches (from cured salmon to seasonal vegetables), scones (vanilla bean and raisin scones with a variety of jams) and d.e.l.i.c.i.o.u.s sweet treats including a salted caramel chocolate tart (yum) and macaroon selection.

The Knolls at Capella Singapore

Price: From SGD 45 per person

Address: 1 The Knolls Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297 (Map)

Contact: +65 6591 5046, +65 6377 8888

Afternoon Tea: Available from Monday to Friday from 3-5 PM (closed on Saturday and Sunday)

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11. Calling all dim-sum fans!: Jumbo Seafood @ Ion Orchard

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Perhaps not your most traditional High Tea, but an interesting take on it nonetheless. If you’re not much of a sweet tooth you may want to consider this Dim Sum Afternoon Tea Set!

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That’s right, imagine all the delicious varieties of dimsum from Baked Teochew-style Turnip Puffs to Jumbo-sized Siew Mai, and you have the option of turning it into a champagne affair by paying slightly more for your set. 

PS: Although they have various branches around the city, the Dim Sum Tea Set is only available at their ION Orchard outlet.

Jumbo Seafood @ ION Orchard

Price: SGD 48 per set for two

Address: 2 Orchard Turn #04-09/10 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801 (Map)

Contact: +65 67373435

Afternoon Tea: Available daily from 2-5:30 PM (last order at 4:45 PM)

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12. The best pastry chefs in the world are trained in France for a reason: LeBar at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa

What looks like a vintage jewellery music box placed on your table, opens up to a classical French High Tea set – gateaux, pastries and macaroons included. 

Delight your senses in classical French cuisine, accompanied by free-flowing Nespresso coffee or TWG tea. But don’t get lost in your magic box, and do enjoy the green views that the Sofitel sports all around. 

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The afternoon teas here are often themed, and the treats will change accordingly. March 2021 has been deemed ‘White Valentine’ offering guests the likes of a delectable Mascarpone Chantilly Pain de Gene, divine!

LeBar at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa

Price: SGD 68 for two

Address: 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, 099891 Singapore (Map)

Contact: +65 6708 8310

Afternoon Tea: Available daily from 1-5 PM

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Go on, indulge yourself, and with views like these you won’t regret the trip to any of these afternoon tea spots. 

Do you have a favourite afternoon tea location that sports magnificent views too? We’d love to hear about them in the comments below!

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