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Goodwood Park Hotel | 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, Singapore
+65 6730 1743
10:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable high tea buffet with 2 choices of beverage. Pick seating outside on the terrace with the pool nearby. There is a vast selection of food items for any palate and all are well made with attention to the fine details. Service is good.

Thank TCspeech
Singapore, Singapore
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181 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The high tea at L'Expresso is quite an institution in Singapore. On a visit this week, it was good to see the standard of service and quality of the food are still good. Everything that we had from the buffet was tasty and nicely prepared. We particularly liked the savoury items. The famed scones were delicious though for those who... More 

Thank lchan289
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

L'Espresso has a delightfully modern approach to the venerable tradition of English tea: rather than keep to the traditional selection of finger sandwiches and savory cakes, they have turned it into a full-fledged buffet, replete with warm dishes. Along with the old favourites you will find pork goulash, potato-wrapped prawns and a marvelous warm baked salmon in chive sauce. As... More 

Thank Audrey T
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656 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

For high tea, you better book....it's not the usual high tea served on a multi tiered tray but actually a buffet. ... A must try and enjoy the variety of cakes, sandwiches, scones, finger food....after which no need to take dinner....and maybe no lunch either and save your space for the high tea... Enjoy.....

Thank Julian F
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623 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 643 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

If you love English high tea, this is one of the place you have to visit. I love to sit here and just drink tea... It is so relaxing. Their scones are also excellent.

1 Thank yeoc468
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

The high tea is buffet style and offers so much variety. Apart from the usual high tea offerings there was also some hot foods, a chocolate fountain, ice cream, cheese platters. One of the best high teas we have experienced.

1 Thank maurice242016
Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

We went for the 2pm afternoon tea in January 2016 for a family celebration. As we are all vegetarians and we informed the hotel beforehand at the time of making an online reservation, the hotel prepared special sandwiches, samosas and curry puffs for our table only. This is one of the few hotels which has called to confirm our reservation... More 

1 Thank Radhdi
Melbourne, Australia
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114 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The 5 of us, from Melbourne - Australia, spent 12 glorious days in Singapore - Oh gosh... I love this city... We'll be back next year - NO DOUBT AT ALL...!!! We ate at lots, and lots of places... But the 'Traditional English Afternoon Tea' at CAFE L'ESPRESSO, in the BEAUTIFUL Goodwood Park Hotel STILL STANDS OUT as one of... More 

Thank teeiceZ
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260 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

As my mom's birthday falls on December, and yesterday (Dec 31) was the last day to use the $20 voucher from Goodwood Park Hotel, we came to this place for afternoon tea. The price includes two drinks from a range of hot and cold tea, coffee and chocolate etc. I had the hot chocolate, while my mom had the English... More 

Thank singaporeguest2009
Singapore, Singapore
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321 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

A historically interestingly building …. Went for the high tea from 2pm …. One of the best I have had in Singapore in terms of variety and value – not just cakes – good buffet spread with hot options – more like a late lunch …. Pleasant garden to stroll through too …

Thank Jan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goodwood Park Hotel | 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6730 1743
  • This restaurant is at Goodwood Park Hotel
Established as a choice destination for English Afternoon Tea in Singapore, L'Espresso is a cosy cafe by day and a chic lounge by night, complete with a breezy poolside terrace area. This spacious and breezy terrace has also become an ideal location for wedding solemnizations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?