Weekend afternoons are for catching up with your loved ones over an indulgent high tea set or buffet filled with delicious nibbles and sweets. Check out these gorgeous cafés serving the best high tea in Singapore!
One of the more prominent cafés in town, Group Therapy Coffee has grown from a humble events space to one of the most recognisable names in the local food scene. Here, you can find a smorgasbord of sandwiches, homemade desserts, and fresh bakes made with love. They’re also reasonably priced, which means you can indulge without breaking the bank.
Not to be missed is the Carrot Cake ($8) which features four layers of sponge with light cream cheese frosting and walnuts. For something more decadent, go for the Cookies and Cream Cheesecake ($7) or New York Cheesecake ($7). Wash it all down with Fresh Juice ($6) or a double-shot cuppa ($3.50 – $8.50).
Where: 181 South Bridge Road #01-05 and #K1-04, Singapore, 058743 or 30 East Coast Road, #01-11, Singapore, 428751
Aero geeks, come hang out at Hangar66 Café, Singapore’s only aviation-themed café! Located within an actual private aircraft hangar, this quirky café also houses an actual gyrocopter. Talk about high tea with a view, this is next level.
Fuel up with your choice of beverage – Coffee ($3.66), Tea ($3.66), Hot Chocolate or Mocha ($5.66) as you soak in Hangar66’s unique atmosphere. You can also indulge in a V2 – French Toast ($13.66), the ultimate treat for afternoon tea. Served with mixed berries and savoury crispy bacon, it is the perfect combination of savoury and sweet.
Take off to Hangar66 Café for the most unique high tea experience!
Another popular café on the list, Kith Café has an unpretentious vibe that makes it ideal for families to enjoy weekend high tea. What’s more, its convenient locations across Singapore’s most popular shopping malls means you can refuel with delicious cakes and tea in between your shopping sprees.
Tuck into wholesome pastries that include Kith Café’s best-selling Banana Bread, Mixed Berry Crumble Muffin, and Cranberry Scone. Alternatively, you can check out the Cake of the Month which is available at 15% off. Diners will also be in for a spooktacular treat this October, with a special Pumpkin Spice Tart that brings out the warm and cosy flavours of Fall.
With activities aplenty for children, moms and dads can enjoy a brief respite from parenting duties and recharge with Kith Café’s afternoon tea treats.
Where: 123 West Coast Crescent, Located within Seahill, #01-17 Oasia Residence, Singapore, 126779, or 11, Cairnhill Road, Singapore, 229724, or 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-44/45, Singapore, 039596
Nestled in Sembawang Hills, Thus Coffee is a budding specialty coffee company that strives to serve hearty meals and good coffee to the community.
Its cosy shophouse space is home to an art piece that bears a Chinese idiom for staying grounded and down-to-earth — a reminder to staff and patrons the importance of watching out for unknowns ahead of them.
Build the perfect high tea spread with their all-day Sweet Treats, which include Lava Cake ($13 – $15) and a rotation of Daily Cakes ($7). The Bites & Pastries menu consists of savoury and sweet snacks such as Crispy Chick Chunks ($12), Cheese Danish ($3.50), and Pain Au Chocolat ($3.50).
Known for artisanal Japanese desserts, Two Bakers has settled in its new space at Horne Road. The Dessert and Pancakes menu boasts aesthetic high tea sets that are perfect for the ‘gram!
Nibble your way through dainty selections of Earl Grey Pear (from $8), Passionfruit Lamington (from $8.50), and Honeycomb Speculoos (from $9). If you’re looking for something to share, get the Ricotta Pancakes ($14). Peck away at fluffy pancakes adorned with fresh berries and pecans with a dollop of house-made ricotta.
Craving more sweet bites for the road? Grab the Dessert Box ($32) which consists of three to four treats including cakes and pastries fresh from Two Bakers’ oven!
If the title of Best High Tea in Singapore was awarded based on delicious food and aesthetic settings, Under Der Linden would top the list of eligible cafés.
Cosy up with your partner or teatime buddies for the finest food and service, made better with Under Der Linden’s garden-themed aesthetics and intimate settings. Refresh yourselves with Linden’s Beverage Creations ($8 – $10), which are uniquely crafted, non-alcoholic concoctions of fresh herbs and fruits. Don’t miss out on the Small Plates ($12 – $22), which you can share over chitchat.
Pre-book a table of your choice, al fresco style or indoors. Don’t forget your cameras to snap your OOTDs!
Homegrown bistro The Marmalade Pantry serves up delectable afternoon tea, as well as signature cakes and cupcakes that will keep tummies full and guests happy.
Indulge yourselves for afternoon tea with the limited-time-only Nostalgia Afternoon Tea ($78). Available till 31 October 2022, this alluring high tea set for two can also be sent as a gift with a personalised card. Expect to find teatime treats with a local twist, such as Otah Mousse Toast, Satay Chicken Brioche, and Milo Lover’s Dream Petite Cupcakes.