L’Espresso – English High Tea Buffet A Delightful Treat

High tea, a selection of pastries and finger food enjoyed over a cup of coffee and tea, normally termed as the tai tai life just cos it happens at the weirdest hour. And since we don’t usually eat them often, I decided to bring the folks to L’espresso cafe at Goodwood Park to try their English high tea buffet that has earned quite a reputation for their high tea indulgence

The spread at L’Espresso was rather impressive and every single item looks tempting. Their open face sandwiches are worth a try with items like homemade pork terrine with rosemary apricot chutney, crabmeat salad with avocado & tomato salsa, shrimp cocktail with raspberry aioli, smoked salmon with caviar to name a few. If you want something more substantial, dig in the pork goulash with brioche with the meat so tenderized and cook with an amazing sauce or the creole salmon with citrus crust & horseradish, potato, leek & bacon pie, pasta with garlic and prawn & cream and chilli chicken con carne in tortilla which tastes equally amazing

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Selection of sandwiches and croissants

Sandwiches: Tuna Mayo / Cucumber & Cream Cheese / Garlic Cream Cheese with Cranberry & Walnut / Turkey Ham with Apple & Cheddar / Smoked Pork with Cheese & Orange Marmalade

Croissants: Poached chicken, avocado & bacon / Prawn & Mango Salad

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Smoked salmon, Assorted Ham

The salmon was rather disappointing I must say, but try the Parma ham!

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(From top left) Fried Chicken, Fried Shrimps, Swedish meatballs in brown gravy & lingonberry jam, Crispy oyster mushrooms

We were raving over the crispy mushrooms that were insignificant yet delightful

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Scones & Bread pudding

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Selection of desserts

  Rose cream mirabelle plum / Banana tea cake / Green tea pistachio /  Blackcurrant sliced cake / Mini creme caramel / Baked cheese cake / Mango yoghurt dream / Passion fruits meringue tarletlette / Raspberry earl grey slide / Silky vanilla & orange wanna cotta / Mini apple crumble

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Chocolate crunchy hazelnut dome / White chocolate mango / Chocolate brownie / Assorted truffles & praline

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I really enjoyed their croissants and open face sandwiches which you can just pop into your mouth and savour their balanced and contrasting flavours

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Desserts were amazing too. Each has their own flavour and contrast and it was difficult picking a favourite

It is without a doubt why L’espresso cafe stands as an all-time favourite for high tea buffet. With an extensive spread, the quality of the food does not seem to falter. This cozy restaurant makes an ideal place for a catch-up or just idling the afternoon away in the comfort of big leather chairs and an elegant spread

English afternoon high tea buffet, with two servings of coffee or tea; from a selection of premium coffee and TWG tea

Monday to Thursday
2pm to 5.30pm
$45 per adult; $22.50 per child

Friday to Sunday, eve of and on Public Holiday
1st seating: 12pm to 2.30pm; 2nd seating: 3pm to 5.30pm
$48 per adult, $24 per child

L’Espresso Cafe

Goodwood Park Hotel

 22 Scotts Rd, Singapore (228221)