During the (ceremonial) tea party…
Do you like sweet tea time? During Christmas, these afternoon teas in Dubai get a festive twist.
Here are 8 afternoon teas in Dubai to try this Christmas
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
Shai Salon will host a Daily Afternoon Tea from 2pm to 8pm from December 5 to January 8 featuring decadent sandwiches, dreamy scones and cakes made by Chef Nicolas Lambert. Match your taste buds with the perfect blend of teas with the help of the experts at Shai Salon. It will cost Dhs285 per person and if you want champagne, it is Dhs385.
Four Seasons Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 270 7805. fourseasons.com
Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Financial Center
From December 7 to January 7, Penrose Lounge is offering a festive afternoon tea with live music courtesy of the four-season singer, Guilia. Award-winning pastry chef Nicolas Lambert has used sustainable and locally grown produce to create the culinary experience. For each stand, you will pay Dhs490 plus two glasses of bubbles or Dhs325 for coffee and tea only.
Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, Gate Village, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 506 0000. fourseasons.com
A number of Jumeirah hotels are hosting a festive afternoon tea where you can relax and unwind with your loved ones. The lounges include Sahn Eddar at Burj Al Arab, Al Mandhar at Jumeirah Al Naseem in association with Idriss B, Al Fayrooz at Jumeriah Al Qasr, Al Samar at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Pearl Lounge at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and Sultan’s Lounge in Jumeirah. Zabeel Saray. All details and prices can be found here.
Raffles The Palm
Enjoy many seasonal drinks and cocktails at Bluthner Hall this festive season. Bites include a good selection of tasty bites and sumptuous treats. It starts from December 5 to January 7, 2023 every day from 2pm to 5pm. Visitors also have the chance to win exciting prizes including a stay around the world from a 2m tall advent calendar. It will cost Dhs220 for soft drinks and Dhs330 for a glass of cold water.
Raffles The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, West Crescent Palm, Jumeirah, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 248 8888. rafflesthepalm.com
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Add some French flair to your Christmas celebrations with our award-winning high tea, Le Gouter, at Bijou Patisserie. The elegant afternoon tea will be held from 6th to 31st December and you can enjoy a selection of delicious baked treats and sweets filled with Christmas flavors and the finest tea. or bubbly. It costs Dhs175 per person and if you want champagne, it is Dhs320.
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. Tel: (04) 281 4020. sofitel-dubai-theobelisk.com
Swissotel Al Ghurair
At the Yasmine Lounge, enjoy Lindt’s daily afternoon tea from 12pm to 6pm with treats such as salmon fish wheels, roasted duck with avocado, warm scones with mascarpone cream and blueberry compote, red rolls Swiss pastries, chocolate cake and more, paired with coffee and tea. Additional activities are held throughout the month for younger children. It will cost Dhs135 for two adults and two children up to the age of 12. Advance booking is required.
Swissotel Al Ghurair, Omar Bin Al Khattab Street, Deira, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 293 3000. swissotel-dubai-alghurair.com
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
Stay under a sparkling chandelier and choose from a delicious variety of mini sandwiches, freshly baked cranberry cones, and an abundance of handmade goodies. cookies and chips. The elegant and festive atmosphere will be filled with beautiful sounds from a live pianist (on weekends) or a harpist. It runs from December 5 to 31 every day from 12.30 pm to 5 pm. It’s Dhs225 per person for coffee and tea, Dhs375 for sparkling rose and Dhs95 for children aged six to 11.
The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Al Mamsha Street, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 399 4000. ritzcarlton.com
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