The idea of an Afternoon Tea is typically consists of a meal or stand of sandwiches, finger food, scones with clotted cream and jam, sweet pastries and cakes.

I must say that the hotels in Singapore are becoming more creative, with varied offerings from Laksa Quiche, Lobster Croissant, Lobster Thermidor (yes, the entire piece), Unagi Sandwich, Green Tea Tiramisu, Lavender Swiss Roll, to Ondeh-Ondeh Macarons.

If this is already whetting your appetite, good to know that there are several restaurants are offering all-you-can-eat buffet high tea concepts.

Time to gather your squad. Here are some of the 10 Must-Try Afternoon Tea Places in Singapore, all of them with attractive dining promotions, some made even better with 1-for-1 offers.

Atrium Bar, Pan Pacific Singapore
7 Raffles Boulevard Singapore 039595
Tel: +65 6826 8240
High Tea Buffet Timings: 2:30pm – 5:30pm (Sat – Sun)

Atrium’s popular Nostalgic Weekend High Tea Buffet is upgraded with interesting twists to the classics. Get unlimited servings of English and Peranakan weekend high tea delights on Atrium’s 44-metre bar

You won’t help but reminisce childhood memories as you partake of authentic Peranakan dishes, such as Nyonya Curry Chicken, served with home-made French Baguette, Popiah with Braised Sweet Turnips, and Kecap Manis Chicken Skewers.

Don’t miss the live stations featuring DIY Kueh Pie Tee, Singapore Rojak, and their signature Prawn Laksa.

Diners who prefer a quintessential English afternoon tea can go for the savoury specialties including Tuna Mushroom Feuilleté, Foie Gras Terrine, Fig Marmalade on Brioche Crostini, juicy Mini Wagyu Beef Sliders with Cheese and Caramelised Onions as well as Zucchini and Emmental Quiche.

As for those with sweet cravings, you can indulge in the colourful Nyonya Kueh and Kueh Lapis, Pandan Scones with Kaya and Strawberry Jam, and the hotel’s signature Pandan Gula Melaka Chiffon Cake.

With a capacity of 227, Atrium is large enough to bring the entire clan or your office for a high tea buffet. Don’t forget to reserve in advance.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
One dines free with every 3 paying adults for Afternoon Tea

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Valid for weekday afternoon tea sets and weekend afternoon tea buffet
– Valid for dine-in only, and not applicable for takeaways, unless otherwise stated
– Advance reservation is required

Alley on 25, Andaz Singapore
Level 25, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354
Tel: +65 6408 1288
High Tea Timing: 3pm – 5pm (Mon – Sun, HSBC Promo from Mon – Fri)

Make your humdrum weekdays extra special with a High Tea reservation at Alley on 25, a “street dining in the sky” concept at Andaz Singapore. Bask amidst stunning views of the city from floor-to-ceiling windows at the 25th level of Andaz.

Better yet, treat yourself and your friends to their Afternoon Tea Picnic Set ($38++ per person). You can upgrade it to include free-flow of wines, beer, and prosecco for a top of $40++ per person.

This quirky picnic set basket comes with two tiffin carriers filled with sweet and savoury tea treats. Popular ones include the Smoked Salmon Tartine, Lobster Croissant, Impossible™ cheese balls, scones, and Valrhona chocolate bonbons.

While your time away by slowly enjoying local delicacies like Kueh Pie Tee, Kueh Lapis and the Andaz specialty Pandan Chiffon cake. A reinvention of the classic pandan cake, Andaz’s version comes with layers of flavoured mousse a vibrant green glaze.

What better way to end your afternoon tea picnic than with a cool and creamy soft serve ice cream. Whether you pick chocolate or vanilla, you and your pals are bound to enjoy your mid-week break here at the Alley on 25.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
1-for-1 Weekday High Tea

– Valid till 29 Nov 2019
– Valid only from Monday to Friday, 3pm to 5pm
– Not valid on Public Holidays.
– Advance reservation is required

Lobby Lounge, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
75 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819664
Tel: +65 6823 5367
Afternoon Tea Timing: 2pm to 5pm (Mon – Sun)

Steal some moments from your busy day and relax your weary mind at the Lobby Lounge of the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport.

Have your stylish afternoon tea (they use gourmet Dilmah t-series) as you overlook the hotel’s lush patio through its ceiling-to-floor windows. The natural lighting will perk you up, or better yet, meet up with family and friends and let them join you for tea.

Reserve your slots for their Floral Fantasy High Tea ($76++), good for 2, offering a stand filled with classic confections and savoury snacks.

It’ll be hard to pick your fave from among the array of Lavender Honey Crème Brulee (served with lavender shortbread), Rose Macaron, Roselle-infused Cheese Tart, Sunflower-filled Praline Éclair, Pansy Green Tea Waffle Cone, and slices of Jasmine sponge.

To balance off all that saccharine indulgence, bite into savouries like the Quiche of the Day, Smoked Salmon Wrap, and Ham & Cheese Sandwich.

The set won’t be complete without the traditional scones, clotted cream and jam.

And if tea is not your thing, you can always go for coffee – they pair quite well with all those food to nibble.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
1-for-1 Afternoon High Tea

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Advance reservation is required

Le Meridien Singapore, Sentosa – Latest Recipe
Imbiah Station, Le Meridien Singapore, Sentosa, 23 Beach View, Singapore 098679
Tel: +65 6818 3326 / 3388
Afternoon Tea Timing: 2pm to 5pm (Mon – Sun)

Stimulate your curiosity at Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Singapore’s bustling all-day dining restaurant.

Get their Discovery High Tea Set which is good for 2 pax, offering a selection of TWG tea or freshly brewed coffee.

Prepare to drool over the line-up of treats of savoury and sweet flavours inspired by French culture and Singapore local delights.

You will get a good balance of classic treats such as the Smoked Salmon Sandwich with Avruga Caviar Pearls and Dill, Lemon Meringue Tartlet, Cranberry Scones with Strawberry Jam, and Truffle Deviled Egg Tartine; and local-flavoured savouries like Chili Crab Brioche.

Complete the high tea with a cup of aromatic Illy Coffee or TWG tea.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
1-for-1 High Tea (U.P $69++ per high tea stand meant for two person. Order 1 high tea stand and get another complimentary.)

– Valid till 30 Dec 2019
– Not valid on the eve of Public Holidays in Singapore, Public Holidays in Singapore and special occasions such as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve
– Advance reservation is required

MO BAR, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797
Tel: +65 6885 3500
Afternoon Tea Timings: 3pm – 5pm (Mon – Fri), 12:30pm – 2:30pm OR 3pm – 5pm (Sat, Sun, PH)

Too early for their famous curated cocktails? Then go for the afternoon tea, accompanied with stunning views of Marina Bay.

Experience their new Black and Gold Afternoon Tea, available for a limited time till 31 October. No doubt, this specially-designed menu is inspired by MO BAR’s stylishly modern interior.

The exclusive selection showcases rare teas sourced from Asia’s famous tea-growing regions.

Try the delicate black tea Malacca Gold BOP from Malaysia, or the White Knight Tea from Laos, made with Formosa Oolong & White Tea.

Can’t decide from the 16 teas? Go for the Mandarin Oriental, Singapore Exclusive Blend.

For the food selection, they have Coffee and Shinko Pear Textures, made in the way of molecular gastronomy, i.e. caviar-like coffee spheres with a velvety pear puree.

Appreciate the flavours of Asia with the Japanese-inspired Wagyu Pastrami with Japanese Pickle, or the Cured and Smoked Hamachi with seaweed rice and yuzu.

Decadent sweets include Chocolate Pâte Sablée, Dulcey Puff Rice, Yuzu Cream, Black Sesame Sponge, freshly baked scones (Black Sesame & Vanilla), Muscat Grape, and Chocolate Pralines. The Chocolate Pâte Sabléeis specially made with Co-Ka-Me 68.5% chocolate and caramelised peanuts.

$48++ per person or $88++ for two
$65++ per person, inclusive of one cocktail or mocktail
$68++ per person, inclusive of one glass of “R” de Ruinart Champagne

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
One dines free with every 2 paying adults for Weekday Afternoon Tea (Mon – Fri)

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Not valid with other discounts, privileges, promotions, set menus, special menus, vouchers, membership privileges, VIP cards
– Advance reservation is required

The Orchard Cafe, Orchard Hotel
442 Orchard Road Singapore, Singapore 238879
Tel: +65 6739 6565
Afternoon Tea Timings: 3pm – 5pm (Sat – Sun)

It’s not every day you can have an Afternoon High Tea ($42++) at The Orchard Cafe, so save it for that special weekend with a couple of your family or friends.

Did you know one dines free with every 2 paying adults for High Tea? With your HSBC Credit Card, you can enjoy this great deal.

Redesigned with a food-garden concept, The Orchard Cafe takes pride in its Asian-style high tea offering a good selection of local delights. Don’t miss two of their signature items – the wok-fried Carrot Cake, and the Orchard Cafe Porridge.

Alternatively, you can dive deeper into local flavours with the Nasi emak Singapore Laksa complete with prawns, cockles, fish cakes, quail eggs in a rich & spicy coconut gravy.

Satisfy those salty cravings with freshly-grilled satays served with peanut-pineapple sauce, crispy rota prata dipped into aromatic curries, and a selection of dim sum.

For dessert, recommended items are Signature Mango Cake and Durian Pengat.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
One dines free with every 2 paying adults for High Tea

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Valid up to a maximum of 8 paying diners
– Not valid on the eve of Public Holidays in Singapore, Public Holidays in Singapore and special occasions, unless otherwise stated
– Advance reservation is required

Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
320 Orchard Road Singapore, Singapore 238865
Tel: +65 6831 4605
Afternoon Tea Timings: 3pm – 5:30pm (Mon – Sun)

What if you can enjoy Marriott Cafe’s High Tea Buffet for half the price? Grab this special HSBC promo and indulge in unlimited servings of your favourite local delicacies

Available daily, the High Tea Buffet is priced $45++/$48++ for adults, and $27++/$30++ for kids aged 5-12 years old.

Start off with the seafood section where they offer gratinated oysters on weekends, and poached prawns daily. The Salmon Station features Norwegian Smoked Salmon and Gravlax Salmon, served with sour cream, lemon, dill mustard dressing, capers, cornichons, and cocktail onions.

Give in to your sweet cravings at the Live Crepes Station. Choose between Sweet Crepes with assorted toppings and flavourings or the simpler French Toast.

More local flavours abound at the Nasi Lemak Station (available on rotation) with the likes of Chicken & Pork Satay, Mackerel Otak Otak, Beef Rendang, Sayur Lodeh, Coconut Rice, and Ikan Bilis, Peanuts, Cucumber, and of course, Chili Sambal.

Hope you’re hungry as there are more options at the Dim Sum Station, Noodles, Indian, Local and Western Delights Stations.

With their fresh-baked in-house artisan breads and house-made desserts, what more can you ask more?

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
50% off Buffet High Tea

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Discount is valid for food bill only
– Maximum of 6 pax per reservation, limited to the first 50 pax per day
– Not valid on the eve of Public Holidays in Singapore, Public Holidays in Singapore and special occasions
– Minimum 2 days advance reservation is required via 6831 4605

Crossroads Bar, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore
20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281
Tel: +65 6239 1847/1848
Afternoon Tea Timing: 3pm – 5pm (Mon – Sun)

Escape Singapore and experience an ‘Autumn in Hokkaido’ Afternoon Tea at the Crossroads Bar for only $42++ per person.

Till 30 November 2019, you can delight in specially curated tea snacks prepared from Japan-sourced ingredients.

Nibble appetising seafood-centric sandwiches like the Hokkaido Unagi Open-Faced Sandwich, Fried Shrimp Sandwich with Wasabi Tartare; and Pulled Salmon Teriyaki Sandwich with Avocado.

Want a heavier sandwich? They have the Seared melt-in-your-mouth Wagyu Beef Sandwich served with Fried Garlic and Miso Mustard Sauce.

The Sōmen Noodle Salad comes with succulently-sweet Hokkaido scallop and juicy ikura.

Daintily crafted pastries like the Japanese-style Lavender Swiss Roll (Hokkaido is also famous for lavender), Yuzu Citrus Scones with clotted cream and preserves, fluffy Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes, and pancakes with Azuki beans, will surely induce Japan feels.

Warm your mildly chilly autumn afternoon with speciality TWG teas or some freshly brewed coffee.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
1-for-1 Daily Afternoon Tea Set

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Valid for daily Afternoon Tea Set
– Valid for food only, and not valid for alcohol
– Valid up to a maximum of 8 diners (4 paying diners and 4 complimentary diners)
– Advance reservation is required at least one day in advance

The Landing Point, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Tel: +65 6877 8911 / 8912
Afternoon Tea Timings: 3pm – 5:30pm (Mon – Fri),
1st seating 12pm – 2pm or 2nd seating 3pm – 5pm (Sat, Sun, PH)

If you and your colleagues find yourselves at The Landing Point, why not join a delicious rendezvous – the “Afternoon Tea Affair by The Bay”.

Not only will you treat yourself to an afternoon filled with gourmet food, lush setting, and impeccable service, but also impressive waterfront views of Marina Bay.

Make The Fullerton Bay Hotel your choice for High Tea (Weekdays at $50++ per adult, $25++ per child; Weekends and PH at $55++ per adult, $28++ per child), showcasing 10 varieties of TWG teas, freshly baked scones, and scrumptious sweets and savouries in a refillable three-tiered tray.

For first timers, try the signature Fullerton Express Tea, a white tea infused with aromatic wildflowers. The Silver Moon (scented with berry, vanilla and spice) and Moroccan Mint Tea are recommended for those who love green teas.

Any of these teas would perfectly go well with desserts like Graham Cracker Key Lime Pie, Ondeh-Ondeh Macarons, Pecan Maple Tart, and the signature Fullerton Fruit Cake.

Add layers of saltiness in varying textures with savouries like Boston Lobster Cornet A L’Oriental, Duck Rillettes in Sesame Bun, Smoked Salmon Mille-Feuille with Caviar, and Mini Prosciutto on Bagel.

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion:
1 dines free with every 3 paying adults on Weekday Afternoon Tea

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Valid up to a maximum of 8 diners
– Not valid on the eve of Public Holidays in Singapore, Public Holidays in Singapore and special occasions including Thanksgiving
– Advance reservation is required

Lobby Lounge, The Westin Singapore
The Westin Singapore, Level 32, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961
Tel: +65 6922 6988
Afternoon Tea Timing: 2:30pm – 5:00pm (Mon – Fri)

The lobby lounge at The Westin Singapore is known for its not-your-typical high tea, offering not only a plate but a wide array of seafood-inspired treats. Like a complete meal, this three-course Seafood Afternoon Tea Set includes Starters, Mains, and Desserts.

Relax in their comfy sofas as you try out the medley of savoury starters – seafood items decked on the three-tiered tray.

For variety, they come grilled, as rolls, and as a salad, like the Grilled Marinated Prawn, Mini Lobster Roll, and Seared Scallop Waldorf Salad.

Wait, there’s more! Ready for the mains? Prepare for an entire Lobster Thermidor, served extra cheesy in two halves, and a couple of large, plump oysters. Flavour up these freshly-shucked molluscs with any of the 3 dressings, i.e. champagne, lychee bourbon, and shallot vinaigrette.

Desserts, the last course, are served in a platter of their own. End on a sweet note with Lobby Lounge’s baked goods like cookies, mini cakes, and tarts.

There’s always a reason to celebrate, so feel free to add a glass of Prosecco, an Italian sparkling wine. Cheers!

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion 1:
50% off second diner for the Seafood Afternoon High Tea with Prosecco (U.P $55++ per person)

– Valid till 29 Nov 2019
– Valid only on Monday to Friday
– Not valid on the eve of Public Holidays in Singapore, Public Holidays in Singapore and special occasions
– Advance reservation is required

HSBC Credit Cards Promotion 2:
15% off Seafood Afternoon High Tea with Prosecco (U.P $55++ per person)

– Valid till 30 Nov 2019
– Valid on Saturday and Sunday
– Not valid on the eve of Public Holidays in Singapore, Public Holidays in Singapore and special occasions
– Advance reservation is required

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