8 Best Places To Enjoy Afternoon Tea in Singapore

8 Best Places To Enjoy Afternoon Tea in Singapore
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Thinking of having a short break where you and your loved one, friend or family can sit back, relax and enjoy some good treats? An afternoon tea set session would be nice, offering a mix of savoury and sweet delicacies stacked on a multi-tier stand. And not to forget, a pot of hot tea or coffee to pair with your nibbles. Below are the 8 best places to enjoy afternoon tea in Singapore.

1) Ginger.Lily @ Hilton Singapore Orchard

Beyond its elegant interior, you can look forward to Ginger.Lily’s Nikkei-inspired afternoon tea set. Expect an eclectic mix of Japanese and Peruvian styles, combining savouries and sweets like the Nikkei-style Salmon (crispy quinoa, kyuri & yuzu sauce) and Cranberry Scones.

Indulge in the sweet sensations of Muscat Anise Shortcake, Mikan Cacao Pepper Choux and Red Tea Azuki Dorayaki, to name a few. Finally, pick from 10 premium tea choices, namely the melon & pineapple-infused oolong tea of Melon Blossom and the floral & fruity green tea blends of The Ginger.Lily.

Available daily from 1 pm to 3 pm & 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

Make a reservation right here

Address: 333 Orchard Rd, Level 5, Singapore 238867

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2) Arteastiq

Arteastiq’s Paradise Afternoon Teasery offers a four-course set including starter (Soursop Sorbet & Seasonal Fresh Oyster), savouries (e.g. Truffle Croque Monsieur & Smoked Snow Fish Jelly) and sweets (e.g. Canele & Squid Ink Macaroon with blue cheese and lychee jelly). They serve Bird Nest De Marrons for dessert and each afternoon tea set comes with a choice of drink. But you can swap your tea with an alcoholic beverage including wine (Prosecco or Moscato) or cocktail for an added price.

If you prefer a localised fusion-style afternoon tea set, try their Journey Through Singapore Afternoon Teasery. You will get delectable options like Kueh Bangkit, Spicy Otah Sando and Nasi Lemak with Crispy Puff Rice. Then, satisfy your sweet tooth with Ondeh-Ondeh Mochi Balls, Kueh Salat and Cendol Macaroon.

Available daily from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Make a reservation right here (Mandarin Gallery) or here (Jewel Changi Airport)


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

(Jewel Changi Airport) 78 Airport Blvd,#05-201, Singapore 819666

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3) Atrium Lounge @ Pan Pacific Singapore

Enjoy an afternoon tea set within the intimate space of Atrium Lounge’s uniquely designed architectural dining pods. Their locally-inspired afternoon tea set dubbed the Panache of Singapore Afternoon Tea consists of three courses. Start with savoury options such as Coronation Chicken Charcoal Bun and Otah with Cucumber Spinach Bread. Take a bite at the Crispy Soft-Shell Crab and finish off with assorted sweet endings, namely Milo Dinosaur Panna Cotta and Pandan Coconut Macaron. For drinks, choose from Lavazza Coffee or TWG Tea selections.

Available daily from 1 pm to 3 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm.

Make a reservation right here

Address: Level 1, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595

Atrium Lounge @ Pan Pacific Singapore
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Step into the past as you will be greeted by the lush European-style art deco bar at ATLAS. Take a seat and enjoy the gastronomic pleasures of its well-curated afternoon tea set. A mix of savoury and sweet choices awaits your taste buds, covering lobster on crystal bread, smoked salmon rillette and scones served with jam and clotted cream. Sip on a nice hot tea like ATLAS’s very own Art Deco Blend, the refreshingly floral Pai Mu Dan or the delicate sweetness of Peach Green Oolong.

Available from Tuesday to Saturday at 3 pm, 3.30 pm & 4 pm.

Keep in mind every component is handmade to order so you need to give them at least 24 hours’ notice upon making a reservation right here

Address: Parkview Square, 600 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188778

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5) Teahouse 1973

Here’s a wallet/purse-friendly afternoon tea set for two at Teahouse 1973. You get to enjoy sweet and savoury choices and one of them includes freshly homemade sliced cakes with rotating flavours every day. Each afternoon tea set comes with a pot of refreshing fruit tea to complement your assorted small-bite delights.

Available on Wednesday & Thursday from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Make a reservation via WhatsApp at +65 9238 5351.

Address: Block 53 Sims Pl, Singapore 380053

Teahouse 1973
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6) The Lobby Lounge @ Shangri-La Singapore

Shangri-La Singapore’s The Lobby Lounge delights your taste buds with its scrumptious 3-Tier Local Signature Afternoon Tea Set. Enjoy the nicely curated selections of savoury and sweet bites such as Smoked Salmon, Ondeh Ondeh, Ang Ku Kueh and Rainbow Kueh Lapis.

Coupled with the quintessential hot drinks, namely the signature Shangri-La Tea flavoured with natural vanilla & pomegranate and the classic pick-me-up Ceylon Breakfast Blend, it’s a mid-day delight worth craving here. Not into tea? Not to worry, though since you can ask for freshly brewed coffee or other caffeinated beverages like teh tarik and cappuccino upon request.

Available daily from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Make a reservation right here

Address: 22 Orange Grove Road, Tower Wing, Singapore 258350

7) National Kitchen by Violet Onn Singapore

The historical City Hall building houses the National Kitchen by Violent Onn Singapore, a restaurant known for its mouthwatering Nyonya cuisine. They also serve the Nyonya-style afternoon tea set, offering local delicacies like Kuay Pie Tee and Chilli Crab Tartlet with Quail Egg. Enjoy the slurpy-licious Dry Laksa consisting of fresh rice noodles tossed in Violet Onn’s laksa gravy with different bites and textures, namely tau pok and prawns. For the sweet finishes, the set includes irresistible selections like Bandung Agar Agar and Chendol Pudding.

Available from Friday to Sunday, 3 pm to 5 pm (last order at 4.30 pm)

Make a reservation right here

Address: 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #02–01 National Gallery (City Hall Wing), Singapore 178957

National Kitchen by Violet Onn Singapore
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8) The Grand Lobby @ Raffles Hotel Singapore

Dine in style at The Grand Lobby in the heritage Raffles Hotel Singapore. Enjoy various small bites like homemade scones with jam & clotted cream, sliced cakes and savoury finger sandwiches, all nicely arranged on an elegant 3-tier silver stand. Sip a nice cup of specially curated tea or coffee or consider upgrading your afternoon tea set with a glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne.

Available daily from 12 pm to 6 pm.

Make a reservation right here

Address: 1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673

The Grand Lobby @ Raffles Hotel Singapore
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