Photo File: Raffles High Tea, Singapore

4 Oct
Raffles cutlery

I wonder how many of these are pocketed each year?

I recently played ladies at the iconic Raffles Hotel in Singapore with my sister. We were in town to do some exploring and some helping [check out Films at the Fort] and were treated to an afternoon of refinement through Creative Holidays.

Having been told to don a dress and pearls, we obediently dressed up and taxied our way there. From the greeting at the door to the last morsel of food being consumed, everything was fabulous.

My favourite item was the red choux pastry piece on the top tier – it was filled with a tart mixed berry custard. And the part you don’t see here is the dim sum buffet that I also visited a few times, for research of course.

If you are in Singapore it’s a great way to spend an afternoon, but be sure to book ahead.

Raffles top tier

Top tier – berry puffs and lemon meringue tartlets

Raffles middle tier

Middle tier – orange cake, rich chocolate box and berry custard tartlets

Raffles sandwiches

Bottom tier – these sandwiches were far more tasty than they present here. Salmon, cucumber, egg and ham.

Raffles dining room

Ooh so refined…

Matching your dress and choux pastry is a skill.

Matching your dress and choux pastry is a skill.

Raffles fountain

Take a walk around the hotel and you’ll find this beautiful fountain

Raffles walkway

Long, cool marble hallways

Raffles exterior

The iconic Raffles Hotel Singapore

We enjoyed Raffles as guests of Creative Holidays. Check out Creative Holidays for more Singapore stopover ideas.


2 Responses to “Photo File: Raffles High Tea, Singapore”

  1. Andi October 27, 2013 at 10:47 am #

    What an incredible experience! LOVE your dress!!!

    • The Airloom October 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm #

      It’s definitely a ‘must do’ while in Singapore Andi, but you need to book ahead. It was a fabulous afternoon of playing ladies, so of course I had to don a lovely dress and look the part. x

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