Ahh yes, high-tea. An indulgent meal consisting of champagne and fancy looking desserts served in elaborate three-tiered trays; high-teas are basically the queen of yum cha. Seriously, have you seen the tea set that comes in a jewellery drawer chest?

From sipping tea by the bay to enjoying tantalising cakes amidst the cityscape, high-tea dates can be just as romantic as an extravagant dinner date at half the price (guys, you’re welcome).

If you are looking to take café-hopping dates up a notch, or wish to experience the high society, here are six exquisite tea spots for a romantic day out!


If you are a fan of high-teas, you’ll be familiar with ANTI:DOTE’s jewellery drawer chest tea set (yeap, this is the one we were talking about).

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Source: Openrice.com

Situated in Fairmont Hotel, their high-tea selection consists of various creations including gourmet sandwiches such as Smoked Salmon with Lemon Cream Cheese and Ikura Roe, Mini Strawberry Cake, and Warm Chia Seeds Scones.

As ANTI:DOTE is conveniently located in town, we would highly recommend you to make reservations to avoid any disappointment.

Address: Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road Level 1, S189560
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 6431 5315
Open: Mon – Thur, 3pm – 5pm; Fri, Sat & Sun, 12pm – 2pm, 3pm – 5pm

2. The Knolls

The Knolls, with its English, Chinese and even Japanese tea varieties will definitely be your cup of tea.

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From the savoury Salmon Burrito with Olive Cavier to the sweet Lemon Tart Meringues, you can expect a full high-tea experience whilst enjoying a seafront view.

The Knolls may not exactly be the most accessible of venues, but this picture-perfect venue will definitely make your trip a worthy one.

The Knolls
Address: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island S 098297
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 6591 5046
Open: Mon – Sun, 3pm – 5pm

3. House at Dempsey

Prefer a garden setting but cosier? House @ Dempsey is definitely the place for you.

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Featuring a selection that is vegan and vegetarian friendly, you can expect a mix of sweet and savoury treats.

With cake creations that are exclusive to the House, get ready for an afternoon of sweet relaxation.

Although their high tea is only available on Thursdays and Fridays, we think taking an afternoon off for a cosy retreat is pretty much justified.

House at Dempsey
Address: 8D Dempsey Road, S249672
Tel: 6475 7787
Open: Thurs & Fri, 3pm – 5.30pm

4. Chihuly Lounge

Named after renowned American glass artist Dale Chihuly, Chihuly Lounge offers not only an impressive eight-course high-tea set, but also the company of Chihuly’s gorgeous glass sculptures.

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With its high ceiling and comfy couches, the Lounge emits nothing less than cosy and sophisticated vibes.

Live music entertainment is also available from Tuesdays to Saturdays.

Chihuly Lounge
Address: The Ritz-Carlton, 7 Raffles Ave S039799
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 6337 8888
Open: Mon – Fri, 12pm – 5pm; Sat & Sun, 2.30pm – 5pm

5. Salt Grill & Sky Bar

Love having a great view while dining?

Situated at the highest point of Orchard Road, Salt Grill & Sky Bar offers you a remarkable view of our cityscape and of course, great food.

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From Crostinis to Tim Tam Chocolate tarts, expect to enjoy a pampering treat after a week of tough work.

Salt Grill & Sky Bar
Address: ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn #55/56-01, S238801
Tel: 6592 5118
Open: Fri – Sun, 2.30pm – 4.45pm

6. The Landing Point

Situated on an elegant promenade with a panoramic view of the waterfront is The Landing Point, a gorgeous dining establishment situated within The Fullerton Bay Hotel.

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With a choice of alfresco or indoor seating, enjoy an assortment of bite-sized noms including freshly prepared mini sandwiches, Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Tarts and of course, traditional English scones.

The Landing Point
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, S049326
Tel: 6333 8388
Email: [email protected]
Open: Mon – Fri, 3pm – 5.30pm; Sat & Sun, 12.30pm – 3pm, 3.30pm – 6pm

So there you have it, six dreamy high-tea spots that you can pamper you and your significant other with. Whether you’re looking for a cosy afternoon or making googly eyes against the backdrop of the Maria Bay waterfront, its safe to say that we’ve got your back.

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