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Fancy an atas afternoon? Here are the high tea promotions to note in 2017

With these high tea promotions in Singapore, a leisurely afternoon tea is no longer an expensive affair
 

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Is there any food experience more indulgent than high tea in Singapore? Whether it’s a delicious three-tier spread or an all-you-can-eat buffet, there are endless ways to enjoy this quintessentially British tradition. 

As with any chichi experience, a memorable afternoon tea won’t come cheap. But because we believe in living the good life without paying full price, you can treat yourself for less with these high tea credit card promotions in Singapore. 

Lobby Lounge at Intercontinental Singapore

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Located in the downtown Bugis shopping district, Lobby Lounge combines Old World Grandeur with spiffy modern aesthetics, providing the perfect backdrop for a lush and languid afternoon tea.

With a menu studded with English tea favourites such as lemon raisin scones served with coffee mascarpone clotted cream and house-made wild strawberry jam, Norwegian smoked salmon crostini with horseradish cream, rosettes of salami on a butter crouton with feta cheese, and rose tea financier with orange confit, you know you’re getting the real deal here.

Your afternoon tea set also comes with your choice of fine TWG teas. If you’re feeling particularly festive, opt for the champagne top-up option.

Address: 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
Tel: 6338 7600
Email: singapore@ihg.com

Price

  • S$78++ for 2 pax (inclusive of TWG tea selection)

  • S$108++ for 2 pax (inclusive of TWG tea selection and two flutes of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut)

Tea Room at Amara Singapore

Featuring a cosy and relaxing ambiance, Tea Room offers the perfect location for a leisurely afternoon high tea right in the heart of Tanjong Pagar. True to tradition, you can feast your eyes and your tummy on a three-tier high tea set consisting of savoury bites and a delightful selection of mini cakes, pastries and scones.

If you’re looking for just a light bite, opt for the Pastry Set or Macaron Set – to enjoy a slice of cake or 3 pieces of macarons respectively.

Whichever you go with, your afternoon tea is served alongside premium TWG teas. Take your pick from your favourites, or go out on a limb and try a new flavour for a truly indulgent afternoon.

Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088539
Tel: 6879 2599
Email: fnb.sg@amarahotels.com

Price

  • Amara Hi-Tea: S$42++ for 2 pax

  • Pastry Set: S$15++

  • Macaron Set: S$15++

Credit Card Promotion

  • 10% off with any Singapore-issued credit card

If you have the Citi Cash Back Visa Card, you can use it to sweeten your meal. That’s because this card gives you 8% cashback on dining (along with cashback on groceries, Grab rides and petrol), which means you only need feel guilty over your waistline, and not your bank account.

The Landing Point at The Fullerton Bay Hotel

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Afternoon tea is best enjoyed with a view, and in Singapore, you can’t go wrong with the downtown bay area. Head on over to The Landing Point at The Fullerton Bay Hotel for a full-service English Afternoon Tea set amidst a sprawling view of the waterfront.

As mesmerising as the view may be, your attention will instantly turn back towards the table once the food arrives – a hi-tea set chock full of delicious bites, both sweet and savoury. Scones, finger sandwiches, cakes, tarts, eclairs and more, all served in an elegant 3-tier tray that is just begging to be Instagrammed.

A selection of fine teas and coffee is also available to round out your afternoon indulgence.

Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Tel: 6877 8911 / 8912
Email: dining-rsvp@fullertonhotels.com

Price

  • Adult: S$45++

Credit Card Promotion

  • 15% off total bill with Standard Chartered and HSBC credit cards (valid until 31 Dec 2017)

  • 15% off total bill with Citi credit cards (valid until 30 Jun 2017)

Anti:Dote at The Fairmont Hotel

You probably know Anti:Dote for their award-winning cocktails, but have you heard about their Instagrammable afternoon tea? 

Served within a custom made jewellery box is a delicious selection of gourmet finger sandwiches, including Iberico Ham in a truffle tart, Smoked Salmon with Lemon Cream Cheese, and Boston Maine Lobster. On the box’s mirror piece lies Green Apple Tartlet, Mini Strawberry Cake, and other sweet treats. 

Top off your meal with warm scones fresh from the oven, served with homemade strawberry jam, lemon curd, and Devonshire clotted cream.

Price

  • Adult: S$48++

  • Child: S$15++

Credit Card Promotion 

  • 20% off total bill with any American Express credit card

Atrium Restaurant at The Holiday Inn

Atrium adds Singaporean flavour to this British tradition with their Local-licious High Tea. Available from 12:00 nn to 3:30 pm every Saturday and Sunday, this buffet spread features local favourites, including oyster omelette, a DIY kueh pie tee station, and even ice kacang. Definitely worth a visit if you’re looking for a homegrown twist to your afternoon tea.

Price

  • Adult: S$58++

  • Child: Free if below 12 years, or accompanying dining adult.

Credit Card Promotion 

  • 1-for-1 offer with any credit card

Atrium Restaurant currently has a 1-for-1 promotion for all their buffets, including high tea. You can use any credit card to enjoy this offer. 

We recommend the ANZ Optimum World MasterCard credit card, which lets you earn 5% cashback on the spend category of your choice, including dining and leisure.

Tier Bar at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa

In case you need a reason to visit Sentosa island on the weekend, here’s one: how about a Hi-Tea Buffet for under S$30?

Tier Bar’s weekend afternoon high-tea (2.30pm to 5.30pm, weekends and public holidays only) serves up an unlimited spread of local favourites like dim sum, laksa and Nonya kueh. Set among a lush tropical backdrop, the affordable spread makes for the perfect weekend indulgence.

Price

  • Adult: S$26++

  • Child: S$16++

Credit Card Promotion 

  • 10% off total food bill with Citibank credit cards

Use a Citibank credit card to pay for your buffet and enjoy 10% off your total bill. If you have the Citi PremierMiles Visa Card, don’t forget to use it to pay for your buffet meal. You’ll get a 10% discount, and earn 1.2 miles per S$1 spent.

Marriott Cafe Ultimate Buffet Indulgence (Until 31 July 2017)

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If you want something other than shortcakes and cold cuts for afternoon tea, the Marriott Cafe High Tea Buffet serves up a good selection of Eastern and Western treats. 

With more than 50 International and local delicacies, enjoy fresh seafood such as Freshly Shucked Oysters; Prawn; Crayfish, and more. Fill your plate with a plethora of International cuisines comprising of crispy Pork Saddle with Prunes & Pancetta Stuffing; Roast Prime Rib; Singapore Chilli Crab, and more.

And from now till 31 Jul 2017, be among the first 50 dining parties (max 6 diners per party) to book a high-tea buffet to enjoy exclusive discounts!

Address: 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Tel: 6831 4605

Weekday / Weekend Prices:

  • Adult: S$29.90++ (usual price: S$42++ on weekdays, S$45++ on weekends)

  • Child (5 to 12 yrs old): S$25++  / S$28++

Credit Card Promotion:

  • Up to 50% off with American Express Platinum Credit Card

Town Restaurant at Fullerton Hotel 

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Enjoy unlimited servings of your favourite Singaporean delights at Town Restaurant’s Singapore High Tea Delights buffet.

Go for the Town Laksa, which is an excellent and tasty rendition of one of Singapore’s most popular comfort foods. 

Many other local dishes also play a starring role, such as Fish Head Curry, Nasi Goreng, Bak Kut Teh and Char Kuay Teow. You can also find Hainanese Chicken Rice and a selection of roast meats, Cantonese-style. 

Price:

  • Adult: S$36++

  • Child (6 to 11 yrs old): S$19 ++

Credit Card Promotion:

  • 1 adult dines free with every 3 paying adults

  • Valid with UOB credit cards only

  • Offer valid till 30 Jun 2017

Pay with a UOB credit card, and 1 adult can dine free with every 3 paying adults. In case you’re counting, that’s equivalent to a 25% discount on the total bill.

Orchard Cafe at Orchard Hotel Singapore

Indulging in your favourite local comfort food is a very, very good way to unwind after a long week at the office. With unlimited servings of delicious fare like dim sum, popiah, kueh and laksa, you’ll find it easy to slip into the weekend mood.

To complete the experience, your buffet also includes unlimited servings of juice, coffee and tea.

Price:

  • Adult: S$38++

  • Available Saturday and Sunday only

Credit Card Promotion:

  • 15% off Hi-tea Buffet with Citibank, HSBC and OCBC credit cards

Pay with any credit card from Citibank, HSBC or OCBC to enjoy 15% savings on your afternoon indulgence.

We suggest stretching the savings even further by paying with the OCBC 365 Credit Card, which will earn you 6% cashback for your weekend buffet spend. If you dine with this card on a weekday, you’ll get 3% cashback instead.

 

The original version of this story was published in Singsaver on May 4, 2017.

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