I have visited Arteastiq Boutique Tea House at Mandarin Gallery in Orchard before and was impressed with their concept of offering social painting with a tea lounge. Now they are going up a gear moving into fine dining with the opening of MUSEO (moo-zay-o) which means museum in Italian at the Quayside Isle on Sentosa Island.
Climbing up the stairs leading to the second floor where the restaurant and barroom is located, customers are first welcome by the bar counter where a range of 30 signature cocktails are concocted here. As we are here for the High Tea Buffet, you will notice the bar top doubles up as their dessert section.
The window seats provide diners a magnificent view of the marina docked with beautiful yachts. The peaceful sanctuary teleports one to a relaxing holiday atmosphere.
For those that prefers a more straight up sitting posture for dining, worry not as there are abundance of such seating around the restaurant.
For group gathering there is a private room to cater for up to 20 guests. It is pretty spacious too.
At MUSEO the social painting studio is integrated with the restaurant allowing one to create their own masterpiece while indulging the delish food and artisan beverages.
Available only on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 130pm to 5pm, MUSEO offers a High Tea Buffet for city dwellers to while away their lazy weekends in an escapade with an ideal sanctuary. Diners can enjoy an eclectic range of intercontinental dishes, afternoon treats and desserts. complimented by Arteastiq's signature range of tea sets at $48++ per person. There is also a top up option of $20 at $68++ per person for free flow of beer with the Weekend Beer Retreat Buffet.
Seafood Tossed with Hot Sauce
Mango Prawn Salad
Tomato with Mozzarella
Vongole with White Wine
Roasted Beef Striploin
Salmon Curry with Ladyfingers
Barbecued Squid with Chilli and Peppers
One of the unique dining concept at MUSEO is Dine in a Cup for a contemporary fusion twist which probably the first in the world. We got to sample some of the MUSEO's Mezzanine range such as the Salmon Curry with Ladyfingers and Barbecued Squid with Chilli and Peppers. There are a total of 12 mezzanines available on their menu. Diners are also given free rein in customising their own mezzanien set by choosing 4 of the 12 for only $39. (Mezzanine is not part of high tea menu).
For the High Tea Buffet, the Tea sets are from Arteastiq. For those that have been to Arteastiq Mandarin Gallery will find the presentation of the Tea sets familiar.
Black Forest, Oreo Cheesecake, Chocolate Truffle Cake
Scones with Strawberry Jam
Strawberry and Chocolate Mousse
Lost in time as one indulge in the delish dessert while sipping a cup of artisan tea. Looking beyond the horizon in a sea of blue and white, a perfect weekend retreat haven to wind down and relax after a long week of work.
Do note once again High Tea is only available on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, 130pm to 5pm.
Quayside Isle on Sentosa Island
31 Ocean Way
Tel: +65 67348066
Nearest MRT: Harbour Front (CC Line, NE Line)
Mon-Thu: 2pm - 1am
Fri-Sat: 130pm - 2am
Sun: 130pm - 1am
1) Alight at Harbour Front MRT station. Exit station to Vivocity Shopping Mall. Go to Sentosa Express Station at Level 3 of Vivocity. Take Sentosa Express Train to Beach station. Alight at Beach station and transfer to Sentosa shuttle bus 3. Alight at Sentosa Cove Arrival Plaza. Turn left and walk to destination which is near W Hotel. Journey time about 30 mins