Published On: September 26, 2023- Last Updated: October 13, 2023- 8 min read-

The Best Tea Blends in Singapore: Where to Sip and Savor

Any tea lovers in the house? Well, if you’re one of us who appreciate a good cup of tea, you’re in for a treat! We’ve sipped our way through every corner of Singapore to find the best tea brands for you. So, are you ready to snuggle up in your favourite spot with a cup of your choice?

Here’s to a cuppa to good times!

Tea Bone Zen Mind

Tea Bone Zen Mind is a beautiful, airy teahouse with decorative tea clay pots on display and a small water feature in the centre of the room. It’s full of character without being cluttered, and the aromas of the tea leaves will immediately set your mind at ease. Once you place your order, you’ll be directed upstairs for a private tea drinking experience.

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While Tea Bone Zen Mind is a more premium teahouse, its high-quality teas and immersive atmosphere make it a worthwhile experience. They focus on taste and smell, and encourage conversation, connection, and appreciation of beauty.

Their teahouse specializes in fine quality Chinese, Japanese, and English loose-leaf tea and tea bags, depending on your preference, as well as an artisanal selection.  Looking for an English experience, why not try Earl Grey with lavender or mint.

For a taste of Chinese tea, try Pu Er San Chan or their wide range of Oolong teas. For a Japanese experience, try Kukicha. These are just a few of the many different tea leaves that they offer.

Website: Tea Bone Zen Mind
Address: 18 Jln Lada Puteh, Singapore 228930
Opening Times: Closed on Sunday. Open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm

The Tea Crafters  

The Tea Crafters promises a fruitful, delicious, and eye-opening experience by hand-picking their leaves to ensure that they are of a specific quality. Working with tea farms from India, Sri Lanka, Japan, China, South Africa and Taiwan, their business was built with the aim of educating the public and increasing both artisanal and oriental tea appreciation in Singapore.

Tea Crafters

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They also have a team of certified tea blenders that comes up with their own blends that pairs perfectly with natural and flavourful ingredients they work with. The Tea Crafters also offer workshops for those who want to learn more about the art of tea.

For $23 you can also partake in a peaceful and relaxing high-tea experience, where they offer a range of delectable sweets and savoury bites, to enjoy on the side of a calming pot of tea.

Website: The Tea Crafters 
Address: 65 Ubi Rd 1, #04 39, Singapore 408726
Opening Times: 10am-8pm daily

SILK Tea Bar

SILK Tea Bar is a harmonious blend of modern and classic, with a grand yet simple layout nestled in the heart of Chinatown. The menu and tea selection change regularly, so it’s best to ask the staff for their recommendations.

SILK tea bar is all about valuing loose leaf Chinese teas. Their menu is limited but that is because the owners carefully and meticulously choose what to offer day to day, such as the three-course brew the best way to enjoy and explore the flavours of tea the way the owners think is best.

Light snacks such as salted and sugared peanuts ($2) and Kueh Tapioca/Kueh Kosui ($2.5) are also available to complement your tea tasting sessions.  This tucked away tea bar is the ideal oasis for those seeking a tranquil escape and the guidance of an experienced tea brewer.

Website: SILK Tea Bar
Address: 9 Neil Rd, Singapore 088808
Opening Times: Closed on Mondays, Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am–9 pm

Tea Chapter

This three-story teahouse is the one of the largest in Singapore and offers a truly immersive Chinese cultural experience whether you are a tea enthusiast looking to explore Chinese heritage, or simply looking for a peaceful moment, Tea Chapter is the perfect place to unwind.

As you step inside, you’re greeted by the soft scent of freshly brewed tea, hand-picked for perfection. Take a seat on the wooden flooring at a low-rise table and enjoy a cup of White Peony, Hong Shui Oolong, or one of the many other teas on offer.

A range of snacks, such as Dragon Rice Balls, Oolong Sweet Potato, and Shou Tao, are also available to accompany your tea. Melt into the atmosphere as you take in the gentle Chinese music, the historical architecture, and the nostalgic ambience.

Website: Tea Chapter
Address: 9 Neil Rd, Singapore 088808
Opening Times: Sunday – Thursday 11am-9pm and 11am-10.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays

Wang San Yang Tea Merchant

If you are looking for a more oriental experience, check out Wang San Yang Tea Merchant; a century-old teahouse in Singapore. With its ornate furnishings and rustic seating, the teahouse transports you back in time. Customers can choose from a wide selection of Chinese teas such as Keemun Black Tea, Lapsang Souchong,

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Source: Wang San Yang Tea Merchant

Dian Hong and others that are all prepared using traditional methods. So, whether you’re looking to relax and enjoy a cup of tea in a traditional setting or learn more about Chinese tea culture, Wang San Yang is the perfect place to visit.

Website: Wang San Yang Tea Merchant
Address: 531 Upper Cross St, #01-61, Singapore 050531
Opening Times: 10am-7pm daily

Antea Social

Antea Social’s mission is to encourage you to take a moment to slow down, be present, brew a cup of tea, and savour an experience that goes beyond the ordinary realities of life.

Antea Social

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Their teas are sourced directly from tea-makes across the globe with the hopes of passing on their stories through their brew. While the tea experience is sublime when shared with friends, this self-named teahouse also invites you to curl up on a cozy poof couch and unwind with a solo cuppa

Antea Social’s teas are also very reasonably priced with most being $10 so ideal for those who want quality tea yet at an affordable price.

Website: Antea Social
Address: 9 Tyrwhitt Rd, Singapore 207528
Opening Times: Closed on Mondays, open from 11:30 am–7 pm (Tuesday-Sunday), with extended hours until 10 pm on Saturdays.

TWG Tea

TWG Tea, a luxury tea brand with a global reach today, has its roots right here in Singapore since 2008. Their passion and innovation for tea shine through in their extensive collection of over 1,000 single-estate, fine harvest teas, and exclusive blends, with new flavors introduced annually.

The brand is also not just about its fine tea but also opens up as a treasure trove for tea enthusiasts with their well renowned delectable tea pâtisseries, tea-infused delicacies, and a wide range of tea-related accessories to complete your drinking experience.

Website: TWG Tea
Address: Multiple outlets. Check their website for details
Opening Times: Check website for outlet opening times

Petale Tea

Nestled in the heart of Singapore, Petale Tea is a teahouse that specializes in premium blooming flower teas.  Step inside Petale Tea and be transported to a world of tranquillity and beauty.

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Each of its teas are hand-crafted with beautiful flowers and the finest loose-leaf teas, resulting in a visually stunning and delicious cup of tea. Watch in amazement as your blooming flower tea unfurls into a work of art, its delicate petals releasing a symphony of flavours and aromas.  Savor each sip of your tea as you relax and unwind in the elegant and inviting atmosphere.

Petale Tea is the perfect place to find the perfect cup of tea, whether you’re looking for a unique gift or simply want to treat yourself to a luxurious tea experience.

Website: Petale Tea
Address: The Green Collective @ Funan Mall #02-18, 107 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179105
Opening Times: Open daily from 11am-9pm

The 1872 Clipper Tea Co

Homegrown tea brand The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. brings its unique tea experience to the heart of Singapore’s shopping district with a presence of its flagship store in ION Orchard and another one at Jewel Changi Airport.

At the tea bar, sample a wide variety of teas, from the classic English breakfast to the more exotic Yunnan silver tips. Pair your tea with a selection of tea-infused pastries and desserts, such as the cold-brew black tea with apple slices and cinnamon syrup or the tea latte sweetened with gula melaka.

If you’re a true tea enthusiast be sure to also check out the Alpha Dominche Steampunk machine, which claims to brew a perfect cup of tea every time.

Website: The 1872 Clipper Tea Co.
Address: #‎B4-07, ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore238801 and Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, #01-255, Singapore 819666
Opening Times: Open daily from 10am-10pm

Hvala

Hvala, a tea and food haven with multiple locations across Singapore, sources its tea leaves from a carefully curated Japanese family farm. The Hvala team visits the farm twice a year to ensure that the tea is consistently among the best on the market.

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With their minimalist yet vibrant atmosphere, the Hvala stores are perfect for getting lost in a good book while sipping a warm cup of rich and velvety Gyokuro tea or snacking on a Yuzu Citrus Cheesecake.

Each of the four outlets has its own unique menu so be sure to visit their website to find an outlet and menu that is just right for you.

Website: Hvala
Address: Multiple outlets. Check their website for details
Opening Times: All locations are open 12pm-9:30pm daily, except:
Beach Road: Wednesday-Monday, 12pm-8:30pm
Takashimaya: Sunday-Thursday, 10:30am-9:30pm | Friday-Saturday, 11am-9:30pm

So, whether you’re sipping in solitude or sharing a cup with friends, Singapore’s tea scene has a blend for everyone. Cheers to the endless possibilities in every tea leaf!

Looking to experience more of what Singapore has to offer? Start your adventure with our ‘Ultimate Bumper Guide‘, your go-to source for excitement and discovery!

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