Always a solid excuse for some overindulgence, afternoon tea experiences continue to grow in sunny Singapore. So go ahead and catch a break at some of the latest high tea spots around, these new experiences are perfect for celebrating the upcoming Valentine’s Day too.
One of the best places in Singapore to enjoy a luxurious and leisurely afternoon tea experience, Pan Pacific Singapore’s Atrium has just introduced a new Japanese-inspired Afternoon Tea menu ($88 for two persons). Here, pick delicate pastries and dainty treats off the modish tea stand modelled after the very same pods in which you reside; bites like the Matcha Azuki Monaka, Mochi and Sudachi fruit tart are sure to entice.
Atrium’s Japanese-inspired Afternoon Tea is available from now till Mar 31.
Geisha ($45 per person) is the latest high tea series to arrive at award-winning pastry chef Janice Wong’s very own 2am:dessertbar. First, indulge in a range of Japanese-inspired items such as Chocolate Soba Cha Monaka and Grilled Dango glazed with passionfruit white miso, before going for the katsu sandwich, strawberry mochi and coffee dorayaki. All handcrafted by the culinary artist herself, the treats convey Wong’s vision of bringing the magic of Japan to Singaporeans in this ode to the Land of the Rising Sun.
The Geisha High Tea set is available every weekend until Mar 31 at 2am:dessertbar.
Proving that men can very much appreciate afternoon tea experiences is Fairmont Singapore’s Prego Gentlemen’s Tea which sees a new spin on the usual tea break. Swapping traditional nibbles such as finger sandwiches and teacakes for steak pies and meat sandwiches, the Gentlemen’s Tea guarantees a hearty selection of Italian delights perfect for discerning gourmands as well. The exclusive affair also culminates in a glass of the award-winning Scotch Single Malt whisky Glenmorangie Lasanta; the indulgent menu is priced at $68 and is only available every last Friday of the month.
Make your reservations here.