JUMBO Seafood ION Orchard Has New Seafood And Dim Sum High Tea
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JUMBO Seafood ION Orchard Has New Seafood And Dim Sum Afternoon Tea

5th April 2022

New JUMBO Seafood ION Orchard afternoon tea

We first reviewed, and loved, JUMBO Seafood ION Orchard’s new afternoon tea set back in 2020. They refreshed the set last year, and have done it yet again—just in time for the relaxed regulations of 2022. This time, the Seafood Canape & Dim Sum Afternoon Tea is priced at $28.80++ per diner, but from now till 31 May 2022, the fourth in your posse dines free with three paying adults!

jumbo seafood high tea poster
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The $28.80++ price tag is slightly more costly than last year’s rate of $48++ for two, but if you can find three makan kakis to join you for the high tea, it works out to be just $21.60++ each.

It’s not easy to find a high tea set at such a wallet-friendly price, especially one that’s centrally located in the heart of Orchard Road. What’s more, it’s available every day of the week from 2:30pm to 4:45pm!

jumbo seafood high tea - chilli crab sliced fried mantou
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As before, there are 10 items in the afternoon tea set, with three seafood canapes, and seven pieces of dim sum. Since this is JUMBO Seafood we’re talking about, their famous chilli crab is an undoubted must-have on the menu—this time in the form of Chilli Crab Meat Sauce with Sliced Fried ‘Man Tou’ and Caviar.

jumbo seafood high tea - yam ring scallop
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Then, there is the zi char favourite: Scallop Wrapped in Yam Ring, albeit in a single serve, topped with a dropper of gravy. If you’ve always griped about there being too much gravy drenching your yam ring, this genius application allows you to add the exact amount you prefer.

jumbo seafood high tea - dim sum
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On the dim sum front, you’ll get a basket of three steamed bites: Steamed Salted Egg Pine Nuts Cake, Steamed ‘Char Siew’ Dumpling, and Steamed Spinach and Prawn Dumpling. The ‘Char Siew’ Dumpling replaces the bao of your classic char siew bao with a chewy crystal skin.

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There’s also a Baked Salted Egg Lava Mochi Pastry that’s said to be a marriage of traditional Chinese-style pastry and liu sha bao, and Chilled Yam Paste with Pumpkin, AKA orh nee with pumpkin. Drinks wise, you’ll also get a choice of Wellness Tea, of which there are two—Rose Oolong, and West Lake Dragon Well—or long jing tea.

If you’re looking for other ION Orchard food, check out our food guide to help you along. Otherwise, this dumpling shack in the ION Orchard basement has truffle dumplings and more!

Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #04-09, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Afternoon tea hours: Daily 2pm to 5:30pm
Tel: 6737 3435

Featured image adapted from @totoroeatstheworld and @jumboseafoodsg

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