Best places in Singapore to enjoy high tea buffets
Indulge in some of the best high tea buffet places in Singapore.
Do you remember all the tea parties you use to play as a kid? Well, now that you're all grown up, you can experience the real deal by having a high tea buffet treat with friends and loved ones. Sure enough, it is a bit of a splurge, but we believe in self-reward and a little R&R once in a while. Not every single high tea buffet in Singapore will break the bank. So here are some suggestion for you to consider this weekend after payday!
1. Chilli Padi Nonya Cafe
A Peranakan restaurant that is hidden in the vicinity of NUS, a high tea buffet will set you up at about $12.80++ and that is pretty affordable! What you get is a range of traditional Peranakan dishes like laksa and Kong Ba Pao. There's even kueh to go with your kopi or if it is a really hot day, just make your own chendol!
Address: 29 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, #06-21 (ground level), Singapore 119620
High tea buffet hours: Sat-Sun and on public holidays, 3 pm to 5.15 pm
Tel: 6872 2982
2. Lao Beijing
If you love dim sum, then this is the place to be. Because starting from $18.80++ you can try a variety of noodles and appetisers on top of the dim sum spread. Super Chinesey decor with an old Chinese kopi tiam feel, so sit back, relax and sip your Chinese tea.
Address: 238 Thomson Road, #02-11/12, [email protected] Square, Singapore 307683
High tea buffet hours: Sat - Sun 3 pm to 5 pm
Tel: 6358 4466
3. The Landing Point at The Fullerton Bay Hotel
Definitely, a more atas place to have high tea buffet, but what you pay extra you get back in good service and value for the food! But let's not forget about the amazing view of the bay thanks to the surrounding glass walls and high ceilings. Take in the scenery as you enjoy your meal and let the soft live music serenade you.
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
High tea buffet hours: Weekdays, 3.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Weekends, 12.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. (first seating), 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. (second seating)
Tel: 6597 5277
4. Salt Grill & Sky Bar
A rather upscale place that offers modern, local Australian fare. It is situated at the highest point in Orchard, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows with full panoramic views of Singapore
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 ION Orchard Mall, Singapore 238801
Tel: 6592 5118
5. Brasserie les Saveurs
The tea, scones and cheeses offered here are a must try! But the best part is the experience and ambience this place provides. One cannot help but feel the lux being surrounded by fine art, vintage chandeliers and red velvet cushioned sofas and chairs. $49 on weekdays and $53 on weekends, come dolled up and experience how it is like, even if it is only for one afternoon
Address: The St. Regis, 29 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247911
High tea buffet hours: Mondays to Fridays: 3 pm to 5 pm, Saturdays: 3 pm to 5 pm, Sundays: 4 pm to 6 pm
Tel: 6506 6860
This is a great place to pop in for high tea buffet to refuel after a long day of shopping along Orchard. At $30++ you will get to enjoy a full buffet spread, featuring scones, cakes, danishes and a premium selection of coffees and teas.
Address: 277 Orchard Road, Level 10, Hotel Jen Orchardgateway, Singapore 238858
High tea buffet hours: Sat-Sun and Public holidays: 3 pm to 5 pm
Tel: 6708 8899
7. Anti:dote, Fairmont Hotel
This restaurant serves their delicious goodies in an elegant drawer box! What's unique about this restaurant is that they can provide you with a gluten-free menu if you book in advance and make a request. But even if you don't have any dietary restrictions, reservation is still required.
Address: Level 1, Fairmount Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road Singapore 189560
Afternoon tea hours: Monday to Thursday - 3 pm to 5 pm, Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays - 12 pm to 2 pm (first seating), 3 pm to 5 pm (second seating)
Tel: 6339 7777
8. Ellenborough Market Cafe
Did you know that you can make your own kueh pie tie here? For $42, you can have a wide range of traditional Nyonya dishes such as Nyonya laksa and their own in-house otak-otak. Other food includes fresh sashimi, dim sum, and desserts! You're bound to skip dinner after everything!
Address: 20 Merchant Road, Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore, Singapore 058281
High tea buffet hours: Weekends, and on Public Holidays: 3 pm to 5 pm
Tel: 6239 1848
9. L’Espresso at Goodwood Park Hotel
Feel super classy by dining at the high tea buffet at L’ Espresso. Pay anything from $45 -$72 for weekdays, weekends, public holidays and on the eve of public holidays depending on what you want. The more expensive packages come with a glass (or even a bottle) of Laurent-Perrier champagne and 2 servings of coffee or tea. And you don't just get any random tea or coffee, instead, you get to choose from a selection of premium coffee and TWG tea. Do call them for more info and make a reservation today!
Address: 22 Scotts Road, Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore 228221
High tea buffet hours: Mon-Thur 2 pm to 5.30 pm, Fri-Sun, the eve of PH & PH 12 pm to 2.30 pm (first seating), 3 pm to 5.30pm (second seating)
Tel: 6730 1743
10. Marriott Cafe
Find the freshest selection of oysters, snow crabs, crayfish and prawns along with other international spread for $45 on weekdays and $48 for weekends. Try their Singapore Chilli Crab, Chicken Rice, Roast Beef and their highly raved Sticky Date Pudding. A great mix of local and international favourites, you will not be disappointed.
Address: 320 Orchard Road, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore 238865
High tea buffet hours: Daily 3 pm to 5:30 pm
Tel: 6831 4605
11. Nesuto Patisserie
Showcasing French pastry techniques with Japanese finest ingredients, you will NOT be getting a buffet here. But we thought to add it in because your taste buds will be in for an experience when you try their freshest and finest cakes. It is a seasonal themed high tea set made for two and aptly priced for two. With equal savouries and sweets, some of their delicacies include smoked Norwegian salmon croissants, Brie quiche, Yuzu tarts as well as scones with mascarpone and homemade berry compote. You get one free tea refill. It is a perfect quite date tête-à-tête place with your mum or best friend.
Address: Tanjong Pagar, 53 Tras Street, Singapore 078992
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 10pm, Fri - Sat: 12pm - 11pm, Sun: 12pm - 6pm
Tel: 6920 2922
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