Afternoon Tea is a British tradition that Dubai has got down to a T (pardon the pun)! Whether you’ve got visitors in town, celebrating a birthday or baby shower, or just looking for an excuse to catch up with friends, why not indulge in a delectable afternoon tea at one of these fabulous venues.

Al Fayrooz, Jumeirah Al Qasr

Set within the palatial Jumeirah Al Qasr, this decadent Afternoon Tea includes an assortment of savoury bites such as aubergine caviar toast, brioche bread with pastrami, Comte cheese pastry with grilled chicken and truffle as well as gourmet petits fours and freshly baked scones. To extend the experience at home Al Fayrooz also offer each diner a complimentary signature dessert to takeaway, choose from a Chocolate Snickers, Dome Gourmand or Lemon Meringue Tart.

Where & When: Jumeirah Al Qasr, daily from 2pm-4pm

Price: AED 215 per person

Booking: Please call 044 323 232 or click here to book your table now.

Al Mandhar, Jumeriah Al Naseem

Indulge in a rather special Afternoon Tea, the ‘Turtle Tea by Idriss B’ a renowned Dubai-based artist and philanthropist at Al Mandhar, Jumeirah Al Naseem’s lobby lounge. Sit back and relax as pastry chef, Julien Jacob, serves a thoughtfully crafted vegan afternoon tea with a delicious assortment of savoury and sweet treats, using locally sourced ingredients, try the Truffle and cream cheese tart or the Raspberry and honey kunafa, perfectly paired with a pot of fine loose-leaf tea or freshly brewed hot or iced gourmet coffee – delicious.

Where & When: Jumeirah Al Naseem, daily from 2.30pm – 6.30pm.

Price: Starting from AED 280 per person for unlimited soft beverages and one glass of non-alcoholic sparkling grape or AED 320 per person for unlimited soft beverages and one glass of sparkling grape.

Booking: Please click here to book your table now.

Sultan’s Lounge, Jumeriah Zabeel Saray

The food at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is always absolutely divine and their stunning Afternoon Tea is no exception. Combining traditional and middle eastern flavours in their selection of sandwiches such as coronation chicken and grilled vegetables and a variety of sweet treats like strawberry rose cake, this Afternoon Tea is as indulgent as its ottoman-inspired lounge venue.

Where & When: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, daily from 3pm-6pm

Price: Starting from AED 199 for two people inclusive of the signature tea selection or AED 299 for two people inclusive of two glasses of bubbly.

Booking: Please email to book your table now.

Sahn Eddar, Burj Al Arab

For a truly luxurious Afternoon Tea, crafted by culinary experts from carefully sourced ingredients look no further than the stunning Burj Al Arab. This elegant menu offers picture perfect savoury delights followed by a selection of finger sandwiches like King Crab & Cucumber and French Foie Gras, Mango & Almond Blueberry Sauce. The opulent experience ends with homemade plain and raisin scones and a beautiful selection of delicate pasties.

Where & When: Burj Al Arab, daily from 3pm-6pm.

Price: Starting from AED 490 for two inclusive of soft beverages and AED 590 for two inclusive of a glass of bubbles.

Booking: Please call 044 323 232 or click here to book your table now.

Pearl Lounge, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Located at the iconic Jumeriah Beach Hotel this Afternoon Tea consists of scrumptious sweet and savoury delicacies impeccably presented within sophisticated surroundings. Choose from delicious finger sandwiches such as Roast Beef or Prawn Cocktail, freshly baked scones and beautiful pastries and desserts like the famous Opera Cake and Miso Crème Brulee, for a memorable Afternoon Tea experience.

Where & When: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, daily from 2pm-5pm.

Price: Starting from AED 300 for two inclusive of soft beverages and AED 480 for two, inclusive of soft beverages and a glass of bubbly.

Booking: Please call 044 323 232 or click here to book your table now.

Al Samar, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

Treat your tastebuds this festive season at the boutique retreat of Jumeirah Mina A’Salam’s elegant lobby lounge Al Samar. Enjoy the plush surroundings of the opulent lobby lounge or take in the views of the waterways around the Souk Madinat and the beach beyond whilst enjoying a tea of freshly baked brioches and pastries. This is the perfect setting for an Afternoon Tea or an evening gathering accompanied by soothing live music.

Where & When: Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, daily from 2.30pm-6pm.

Price: AED 270 for two, inclusive of hot beverages.

Booking: Please click here to book your table now.

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