We’ve made it into the second quarter of the year; if your way of rewarding yourself runs to the sweet and leisurely afternoons, and you’re a UOB Cardmember, we’ve got you covered. These seven quality restaurants are working in partnership with the bank to offer one-for-one promotions on Western pastries and Chinese desserts, and even full-blown afternoon teas – don’t forget to take some friends and family members with you, they’ll appreciate it too!
Lobby Bar, Sheraton Towers Singapore
1-FOR-1 AFTERNOON TEA
A hospitality institution on the quiet fringes of the Orchard Road neighbourhood, Sheraton Towers Singapore’s Lobby Bar is noted for their wide array of wines, beers, liquors and delectable bar snacks. Have a lovely afternoon tea as you’re presented with an array of unique tea-time treats, from the sweets like the Lavender Chiboust and Lemon Verbena Ivoire, to the savoury Honey Ham & Onion Quiche.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019 for the first 50 UOB Cardmembers each day. From Mondays to Wednesdays only.
Lobby Bar, Sheraton Towers Singapore is located at 39 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228230, p. +65 6839 5625. Opens 9am to 1am daily.
Lobby Lounge, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
1-FOR-1 HIGH TEA
Spend your afternoons in the tranquility of Crowne Plaza’s Lobby Lounge. Currently offering their new floral-themed high tea wth coffee or gourmet Dilmah t-Series tea, diners can look forward to sweet treats such as the Lavender Honey Crème Brûlée and the Sunflower Praline Eclair – perfect for this spring season – alongside classic savouries like the Ham and Cheese Sandwich are also served. Plus, it’s so easy to pop over to Jewel Changi Airport for some post-meal retail therapy.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019, except on eve of and on Public Holidays, and special occasions unless otherwise stated. Reservation is required.
Lobby Lounge is located at 75 Airport Boulevard, #01-01, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, Singapore 819664, p. +65 6823 5367. Opens 8am to 10pm daily.
Tuxedo, Carlton Hotel
1-FOR-1 SELECTED PASTRIES AND CAKES
Most desserts are already visually-appealing, but Tuxedo Café & Pâtisserie takes it to a whole new level by injecting their distinctive style. Freshly handmade by their award-winning pastry team, indulge in signatures such as the Valrhorna chocolate-based Tuxedo Cake ($7++) or their take on the Red Velvet Cake ($9++). If you’re looking for a midday break in the City Hall neighbourhood, you’ll be spoilt for choice with their wide array of delectable treats.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019, except on all festive meal periods, eve of and on Public Holidays.
Tuxedo Café & Pâtisserie is located at 76 Bras Basah Rd, Level 1, Singapore 189558, p. +65 6415 7887. Opens 7.30am to 10pm daily.
Rumah Rasa, Bay Hotel Singapore
1-FOR 1 DESSERTS
Amongst Asian desserts, Indonesian sweets are completely underrated in Singapore – only if because they are similar to what local dessert can mean in Singapore. At Rumah Rasa, savour the richness of traditional Indonesian desserts such as the Pisang Goreng ($6.90) or Bubur Ketan Hitam ($6.90), topped with vanilla ice-cream. Not forgetting Cendol ($6.90) of course, there’s nothing more perfect for our tropical climate.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019, except on eve of and on Public Holidays and special occasions unless otherwise stated.
Rumah Rasa, Bay Hotel Singapore is located at 50 Telok Blangah Rd, Singapore 098828, p. +65 6818 6681. Opens 12pm to 10.30pm daily for all-day dining.
Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Situated at the top of Ocean Financial Centre, don’t be afraid to embrace the Singapore skyline as even the most picky of sweet tooth will find the selection of wonderfully plated desserts at Zafferano to their satisfaction, be it the mille-feuille ($18++) accompanied with mixed berries and pasty cream as featured above, or the alcoholic cioccolato – liquore di amaretto ($22). Pair your desserts and cheeses with Zafferano’s collection of sweet and port wines to fully luxuriate in the experience.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019. Prior reservation is required, please quote ‘UOB’ upon reservation. Offer is applicable for dinner only, and for dine-ins with an order of main course or pasta dish per guest. Not applicable for takeaways. Limited to the first 10 reservations per day. Redemption is applicable with a minimum 2 pax and maximum 8 pax per one redemption.
Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge is located at 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43 Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315, p. +65 6509 1488. Opens 5.30pm to 11.45pm from Mondays to Wednesdays, 5.30pm to 1am from Thursdays to Fridays and 6.30pm to 1am on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays. *Kindly note that last order for food is at 9.50pm.
1-FOR-1 SATURDAY HIGH TEA BUFFET
Besides everyone’s favourite fresh seafood on ice, J65’s high tea buffet ($65++ per person) boasts an impressive assortment of local delicacies, so fill up on labour intensive dishes like Bak Kut Teh and Singapore Laksa alongside assorted sushi and fragrant roast chicken. Be sure to dip into their signature Chocolate Fondue for dessert.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019.
J65 is located at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore by Shangri-La, Singapore 249716, p. +65 6831 4374. Opens 6.30am to 11pm daily.
Qi-House of Sichuan
1-FOR-1 SELECTED SOUP/DESSERT
Having earned a Michelin star in 2016, you won’t be surprised to learn that Qi dishes out piping hot and delicious carb-heavy desserts we all know and love like their their famous Red Bean Pancake ($9) and Golden Custard Buns ($8). Headed by master chef Wong Chun Fai, who delivers Sichuan dishes that carry Asian piquancy, the restaurant is also offering one-for-one soups – think classic Hot and Sour Soup ($10) – if you prefer something even more savoury.
Validity: Now till 30 June 2019. Applicable only for dinner from Mondays to Fridays, and whole day on Saturdays and Sundays. Not applicable on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Public Holidays. Please present UOB Card upon ordering to enjoy the offer.
Qi-House of Sichuan is located at 8A Marina Boulevard #02-01 Marina Bay Link Mall, Singapore 018984, p. +65 6634 8277. Opens 6pm to 10pm daily for dinner, and 11.30am to 10pm all-day from Saturdays to Sundays.
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Top Image: Lobby Lounge, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport