Mother’s Day falls on 13 May 2018 and what better way to celebrate than spending quality time with her and showing her how you appreciate everything she does for you.
With the lazy, sunny days truly upon us, what better way to feel a little bit more fancy by hitting up one of Singapore’s many amazing high tea spots with your mama!
With this list of high tea spots, there’s no excuse to treat your mama like the real queen that she is.
You’re My Cup Of High Tea
If you are a fan of high-teas, you’ll be familiar with Anti:Dote’s jewellery drawer chest tea set.
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.
You can even find a gluten free menu too! Talk about an antidote to your dreary week.
Address: Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road Level 1, S189560
Contact No.: 6431 5315
Opening Hours: Mon – Thur: 3pm – 5pm; Fri – Sun: 12pm – 2pm, 3pm – 5pm
Squirrelled away in the most obscure corner of Mandarin Gallery, is a quaint tea salon that is Arteastiq.
Priced at a modest $48++ for 2 people, the Signature Teasury comes with 2 sets of artisanal tea and a hearty range of petite savoury sweet treats placed on an immaculate “bird-cage” inspired stand.
Arteastiq has a charm for it’s alluring location and loungy vibes. So if you’re looking for a chill Sunday with your momma, this is the place to be.
Address: 333 Orchard Road, Mandarin Gallery, #04-14, Singapore 238867
Price: From $48++
Contact No.: 6235 8370
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 11am – 10pm, Sat – Sun: 10am – 10 pm
3. 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.
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
Contact No.: 6333 8388
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 3pm – 5.30pm; Sat & Sun: 12.30pm – 3pm, 3.30pm – 6pm
4. The Marmalade Pantry
The Marmalade Pantry doesn’t need much of an introduction considering how well loved their cupcakes are.
If you’re looking for a budget friendly option to treat yourself and your momma, this place is the perfect choice.
Priced at $38++ for 2 people, this set comes with 2 pots of Gryphon teas, finger sandwiches, buttermilk scones served with clotted cream and jam and their highly coveted cupcakes!
Treat yo mama to a real good high-tea without breaking the bank. You’ve got yourself a fancy and affordable afternoon done right.
The Marmalade Pantry
Address: Unit 03-22 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore, 238801
Price: From $38++
Contact No.: 6734 2700
Opening Hours: 3pm – 6pm, daily
5. The Knolls
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take a trip to the peace and tranquility that is Capella. This is the perfect venue for a sophisticated yet casual afternoon tea.
The Knolls, features an extensive tea list and only serves Gryphon brews. 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.
Address: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297
Contact No.: 6591 5046
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 3pm – 5pm
6. Axis Bar And Lounge
With sweeping views over Marina Bay, Axis Bar and Lounge is a relaxed lounge where you can enjoy a selection of light bites and afternoon tea served with sandwiches, scones and sweets.
If you’re trying to impress your mother in law or your own mother, then you can’t go wrong with Axis.
Choose from their extensive list of teas from TWG and eat your way through their savoury courses, scones, pastries and pies and their charming tier of beautiful sweet treats.
The atmosphere and excellent service will most definitely make for a good afternoon with your mother!
Axis Bar and Lounge
Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore, 039797
Price: $42 per person, $80 for 2
Contact No.: 6885 3500
Opening Hours: Afternoon tea hours: Mon – Fri: 3pm – 5pm, Sat – Sun: 12.30pm – 2.30pm, 3pm – 5pm
Housed within the Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay, Pollen is one of our favourites on this list.
It’s unique environment makes for a beautiful setting for high-tea. The ambience here is so spot on, your mother is bound to enjoy her time here.
Pollen has curated a special menu for this Mother’s Day so she can enjoy a glass of white peach Bellini and savouries such as beef, caramelised onions and cumin croquettes and mandarin choux from their choice of sweets.
We highly recommend Pollen if you’re looking for a change from the usual hotel high teas. This place is really worth the visit.
Address: Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-09, Singapore, 018953
Price: $55 per person
Contact No.: 6604 9988
Opening Hours: Afternoon Tea hours: 3pm to 5pm, Closed on Tuesdays
8. Ellenborough Market Cafe
Ellenborough Market Cafe is known for serving one of the best Durian Pengat in town. Home of modern Peranakan cuisine, indulge in real good Nyonya Laksa, Kueh Pie Tee.
Not forgetting all-time favourites including their signature Ayam Buah Keluak and Durian Pengat.
This high tea buffet going at $42 per person only is a great deal!
If your mother loves a good Peranakan meal for Mother’s Day, then this is the place to go.
Ellenborough Market Cafe
Address: Swissôtel Merchant Court, 20 Merchant Rd, 058281
Price: $42 per person
Contact No.: 6239 1847
9. TWG Tea Salons
If you consider yourself a high tea connoisseur then a visit to TWG Tea Salon will be a real treat for you.
Tea lovers can explore and purchase over 800 tea harvests and blends – the largest list in the world.
With four outlets in Singapore (Republic Plaza, ION Orchard, Takashimaya, and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands), you can sip a cup of your favourite tea and eat your way through their signature tea-infused pastries and savoury bites.
10. 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.
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.
Address: The Ritz-Carlton, 7 Raffles Ave S039799
Contact No.: 6337 8888
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 12pm – 5pm; Sat & Sun: 2.30pm – 5pm
(Header Image Source: Anti:dote Singapore Facebook)