Summer in Kyoto Afternoon Tea at Crossroads Bar ·

Summer in Kyoto Afternoon Tea at Crossroads Bar, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore

Afternoon tea in Kyoto is a refined experience where one relishes exquisite treats and traditional Japanese tea. From now till 31 August 2019, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and transport yourself to Kyoto, a peaceful land of shrines, temples and pretty gardens.

Revel in the tantalising flavours of summer with elegant creations curated using the freshest and finest seasonal ingredients. Our repertoire of delectable savouries and sweet treats will delight your senses, satiate your palate and comfort your soul.

Refresh your taste buds with the Hiyayakko Chilled Tofu with Lily Bulb and Tiger Shrimp, a cool, tasty treat to perk yourself up on a warm summer day. Add some fun to your dining experience with Barbecued Yakitori Boneless Quails, a delicacy found in many yakitori restaurants in Japan.

The Hotate Mentaikayi Grilled Scallop with Cod Roe and Mayo is beautifully executed, delivering a wondrous explosion of savoury, sweet and creamy flavours, satisfying all palates. The Braised Spicy Beef Short Rib Kakuni offers a contemporary twist, giving the traditional short rib a slightly piquant flavour and texture.

Nibble Salmon Teriyaki Sandwich, comprising of juicy salmon prepared with homemade sweet teriyaki sauce, ideal for those with a soft spot for salmon.

Take your indulgence up a notch with dainty summer-themed confections such as Summer Apple Bread Pudding and Chrysanthemum Honey Madeleines. The Summer Apple Bread Pudding is light and, healthy with the fresh flavours of apples while the Chrysanthemum Honey Madeleines are fragrant with a firm yet tender texture.

The stunning medley also includes Vanilla Castella Cake with its soft, delicate and moist texture, divine Japanese Cheese Tart with its crispy crust and light, creamy filling and Green Tea Dome Cake with its revitalising taste and fluffy texture.

‘Summer in Kyoto’ Afternoon Tea is available at Crossroads Bar daily from 3pm to 5pm and is priced at S$42++ per person (minimum of two diners per order). Price includes a pot of speciality tea by TWG or freshly brewed coffee.

Crossroads Bar is located at level one, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore. For enquiries and reservations, please call 6239 1847/1848 or email

About Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore

Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore is located in the heart of the city centre, by the banks of the historic Singapore River. The financial hub of Raffles Place and tourist spots such as Chinatown and Clarke Quay are within close proximity. The Clarke Quay MRT Station at its doorsteps provides ease of commuting to and from the airport, the city and major attractions. In 2017, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore celebrated its 20th anniversary. In the previous year, the hotel unveiled a brand new look to better align itself with the needs and expectations of today’s travellers. The urban resort boasts revamped rooms with vibrant, coloured themes, a refreshed Ellenborough Market Café in cream and aquamarine accents, a transformed Crossroads Bar and a luxury Swiss spa, Pürovel Spa & Sport. The Lobby area, walkways and lavatories were also part of the extensive makeover. Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore is an active supporter of promoting local and Peranakan heritage through participation in various activities.

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