Christmas 2020: 10 Best Places For Afternoon Tea in Singapore

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The year has been a dreary one with the COVID-19 pandemic. But that does not mean we cannot end the year off with a bang. That is why today’s article will be part of a 3 part series in light of Christmas. Today, our gift to you from the series is the only list you will ever need to find the perfect place for a delectable Christmas afternoon tea this season.

1. Festive Tiers of Joy @ PARKROYAL Collection Pickering, Singapore (S$58++ /2 pax)

Enjoy a relaxing time with Lime Restaurant’s refreshed Festive Tiers of Joy set

Good news! One of Singapore’s favourite Afternoon Tea Sets, “Tiers of Joy”, has been revamped for Christmas.

The menu includes a good balance of sweet and savoury treats. This includes exotic favourites like Foie Gras Torchon Infused with Port Wine on Brioche Bread, Honey Baked Turkey Ham Roll, Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce, and Mini Chocolate Passionfruit Yule Log. 

Each set includes unlimited servings of coffee and TWG tea. However, bubbly options at an additional S$10 for two glasses or S$50 for one bottle of Prosecco are also available if you want to get into the festive spirit properly.

Where: 3 Upper Pickering St, 058289
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 5pm | Saturday – Sunday, 330pm – 530pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

2. Yuletide Afternoon Tea @ The Salon Hotel Fort Canning Singapore (S$64++ /2 pax)

Hotel Fort Canning’s Yuletide Afternoon Tea is complemented by a fine selection of TWG Teas or gourmet coffees

For an affordable and satisfying afternoon tea experience, Hotel Fort Canning’s Yuletide Afternoon Tea the choice for you. One set comes with a choice of TWG Tea or Coffee for S$32++/pax. A glass or bottle of Prosecco will be an additional S$10++/glass and S$50++/bottle respectively.

Savouries on the menu range from a rich and homely Baked Turkey and Mushroom Puff to a refreshing Smoked Salmon Croissant, Shrimp Roe, Caper-Onion Salsa. Then balance this off by relishing a Berry Pistachio Éclair , Hazelnut Praline Mousse , and many other bites!

Where: 11 Canning Walk, 178881
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Sunday, 7am – 1030pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

3. Festive High Tea Menu @ Atrium Pan Pacific Singapore (S$88++/2 pax)

If InterContinental Singapore wins the award for having the most interesting selection of Afternoon Tea treats, Atrium wins the award for having the most insta-worthy dessert stand. The Festive High Tea ($88++/2 pax) is presented on a beautiful tea-stand modelled after Atrium’s iconic pods.

If you’re looking for a tea set with more sweet treats than savoury, this might be the one for you!

A picture perfect Afternoon Tea set to mimic Atrium’s iconic pods

The savoury list features a beautiful Sundried Tomato and Arugula on 6 Cereal Bread, Choux Pastry with Honey Glazed Ham and Horseradish Cream, Brioche Bun with Tobiko and Crab Meat, and a Spinach Quiche. And their sweets include a luscious spread of cakes and pastries such as New York Cheesecake, Matcha Hazelnut Gâteau and Plain/ Apricot Scones.

All customers are entitled to two beverages from a list including a selection of coffee, mulled wine and TWG tea. Alternatively, top up $16 for a glass of Taittinger Brut Reserve NV Champagne to toast to the end of 2020!

Where: 11 Canning Walk, 178881
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Thursday, 230pm – 530pm | Friday – Sunday, First seating 1230pm – 3pm, Second seating 3.15pm – 5.45pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

4. Christmas Joy Afternoon Tea @ 1864 Sofitel Singapore City Centre (S$88++/2 pax)

Treat yourself to a lovely Christmas Afternoon Tea at Sofitel Singapore City Centre’s beautiful bar, 1864. On weekdays (Monday – Thursday), their tea set is priced at $88/2 pax while weekend teas (Friday – Sunday) are $98++/2 pax .

Some of the Christmas highlights include a classy Chocolate Tulakulam Panna Cotta, festive Chestnut Apple Frangipane Tart, and for a touch of Singapore, a Trio Salmon Kui Pie Tee. 

For an extra ounce of Christmas joy, add a mocktail for additional $10++/glass or a handcrafted cocktail for an additional $20++/glass.

Where: 9 Wallich Street, 078885
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday -Sunday, 2pm – 5pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

5. Christmas Afternoon Tea @ Alley on 25 Andaz Singapore (S$96++/2 pax)

Enjoy an afternoon fare in the sky with Alley on 25

This 14th – 31st December (excluding Christmas Day), enjoy a Christmas afternoon tea with a view. Situated on Level 25 of Andaz Singapore, Alley on 25 boasts a stellar view of Singapore that you can enjoy as you savour their afternoon tea offerings.

In the true spirit of Christmas, Alley on 25 has included festive treats like Foie gras, quince paste and fig bread and Turkey Ham & Cheese Arancini on the savoury list. And on the sweet side, enjoy a sinful Black Forest Cake, delicious Speculoos panna cotta shooter, and cheeky Gingerbread cookie. A perfect combination of classy and whimsical.

Delamotte Champagne is available as a top up for S$22/glass and Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose for S$33/glass for extra playfulness.

Where: 5 Fraser St, Level 25, 189354
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Sunday, 3pm – 5pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

6. Merriment @ The Lobby Lounge InterContinental Singapore (S$98++/2 pax)

Revel in the festive spirit as InterContinental Singapore presents their festive Classic Afternoon Tea : Merriment.

Intercontinental’s Merriment wins with its’ unlimited ice cream and interesting selection of treats

Of all the menus I have seen, Merriment clinches the award for having the most interesting selection of afternoon treats. Some highlights include Baked Turkey Breast with Chicken Floss, Seaweed, Caramelised Onions in Beetroot Basket, a delectable Potato gnocchi, pumpkin puree with chestnut crumble and playful Speculoos snowman macaron. What’s more is that this set includes a selection of teas or coffee AND unlimited ice cream! What’s not to love?

Add on $30++/2 pax for two additional flutes of Taittinger Brut Champagne.

Where: 80 Middle Road, 188966
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Sunday, First seating 1pm – 3pm & Second seating 330pm – 530pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

7. Festive High Tea @LeBar Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa (S$98++/2 pax)

Get your girlfriends and head to LeBar for their Festive High tea for $98++/2 pax. The high tea treats are housed in a beautiful treasure trove, so you can experience the joy of unwrapping gifts during Christmas!

LeBar’s Festive High Tea is wrapped in a beautiful treasure trove 

Paired with free flow Nespresso Coffee or TWG Tea, this Festive High Tea focuses more on sweets than savouries. Highlights here include a sinful Dark Chocolate Ganache Yule Log, a fresh Smoked salmon, orange cream & pumpernickel, and the traditional Candied Chestnut and Milk Chocolate IL Caffee Tarat Stollen. Feel free to add on $28++/2 pax for two festive cocktails for extra fun!

Where: 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, 099891
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Sunday, 1pm – 5pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

8. Christmas 3-Tier Afternoon Tea @ The Lobby Lounge Shangri-la Singapore (S$100++/2 pax)

Shangri-la is offering a 3-Tier Afternoon Tea this month ($50++/pax & $68++/pax on Christmas Eve and Day).

The first tier features Santa Claus’ Belt (Truffle), Cassis Mont Blanc Sphere, and Roasted Pecan Tart. The second tier houses more local flavours like Ondeh Ondeh and Kueh Lapis.  And finally, the third tier is a sweet and savoury mix of bites like French brie with caramelized fig & shallots, Smoked Salmon Rice Roll with onion sambal & toasted coconut and scones. You can also take this away for $65/set.

Where: 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, 099891
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Sunday, First seating 1230pm – 230pm, Second seating 330pm – 530pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

9. Christmas Afternoon Tea with Vegan and GF Options @ The Courtyard The Fullerton Hotel Singapore (S$102++/2 pax)

Enjoy an exorbitant Afternoon Tea in celebration of Christmas 2020 for S$51++/adult on weekdays and S$56++/adult on weekends. If you would like to bring your children along, they can enjoy their own afternoon tea set for S$26++ on weekdays and S$28++ on weekends.

Fullerton Hotel Afternoon Tea Christmas 2020

Vegan and Vegetarian, Gluten-Free and Non-Dairy menus are also available for the same price

Fullerton’s Festive Menu includes savoury highlights such as a comforting Winter Truffle Cheese Egg Mayonnaise with Spinach Bread and a crowd favourite Norwegian Salmon Gravlax with Cream Cheese and Blinis. As for sweets, tantalise your taste buds with a smooth Dark Cherries Red Velvet Mini Swiss Roll and for a festive touch, a naughty Christmas Rum Fruit Cake. 

And because Christmas is for everyone, Fullerton has also added gluten-free, non-dairy, and vegan & vegetarian festive menus. From the vegan and vegetarian menu, find interesting vegan and vegetarian renditions of afternoon tea treats such as a Carrot Confit with Beets and Dehydrated Kalamata Olive and a sinful Hazelnut Dark Bitter Chocolate.

Each set includes a wide selection of coffees and exotic teas. The option to add wine or beer is also available for those who are looking to be whisked away into the new year. And remember to check out Fullerton Hotel’s Christmas Lunch/ Dinner Sets and À La Carte Menus as well!

Where: 1 Fullerton Square, 049178
Afternoon Tea Hours: Monday – Sunday, 3pm – 5pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

10. Premium High Tea @ SKAI Swissôtel The Stamford (S$172++/2 pax)

Like Alley on 25, SKAI is a beautiful restaurant in the sky that offers quality food with an iconic city view. This December, SKAI is offering a Premium High Tea for $86++/adult and $43++/child. But it is worth every penny.

The savoury menu contains refined dishes such as Maitake Truffle with Celeriac & Flat Bread and Lobster Roll with Celeriac, Green Apple & Caviar. And the sweet menu includes beautiful Earl Grey Macarons, elegant Chocolate Bonbons and a homely Brown Butter Madeleines. Every set comes with the choice of a TWG tea or Suzuki coffee.

The staff at SKAI would also be happy to help if you should have any special dietary requirements.

SKAI’s Christmas-themed high tea contains Organic Turkey Pastries, Gingerbread Scones, Christmas Fruit Cake and more!

Where: 2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882
Afternoon Tea Hours: Sunday – Friday, 3pm – 5pm

To find out more and reserve a table, please click here.

Images : Parkroyal PICKERING Collection, The Fullerton Hotel, Shangri-la Hotel, SKAI, Sofitel Sentosa, Sofitel City Centre, Atrium Pan Pacific, 1864, The Salon Fort Canning Hotel, Alley on 25


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