Friday marks International Tea Day! At Jumeirah we don’t need an excuse – you can enjoy high tea every day of the year. From iced tea, high tea or specialty tea, we have it covered so whether you’re a tea aficionado or just like a good old cuppa and a piece of cake, read on!
Picnic Afternoon Tea @ Palm Court, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Spread out and experience an afternoon tea with all the homely and quirky touches of a traditional picnic – wicker baskets, checked table cloths, labelled jars of jams and chutneys. Designed to share – of course – savour sandwiches, scones and cakes served up in the Palm Court lounge – it’s so light and airy here that even if you’re not sitting outside on the terrace for your ‘picnic’ the outside will be invited in through the massive floor to ceiling windows.
From Dhs 249 for two people or Dhs 349 for two with a bottle of sparkling wine;
served from 1pm to 7pm
Chopard Afternoon Tea @ Daefi Lounge, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Chopard is a name associated with exquisite timepieces and fine jewellery. Their precision for detail and luxury has been transcribed direct to your table in the
form of a delectable selection of some of the finest edible sweet treats and savory bites. Sit back in the luxurious surroundings of the Daefi Lounge and enjoy a five-course afternoon tea presented by Chopard. This is sure to be a jewel of an afternoon.
From Dhs 165 per person, or Dhs 350 with champagne; served from 3pm to 6pm.
Sky Tea @ Skyview Bar, Burj Al Arab
This is the true definition of high tea – 200 metres above sea level in the world’s most luxurious hotel. Take in sweeping views of the Dubai skyline and the wonders of the world out in the Arabian Sea, while you indulge in this very traditional afternoon tea – the Devonshire clotted cream is addictive. What’s more, the Burj Al Arab has recently welcomed Tea Sommelier, Jefrey Garcia. On hand in the Sahn Eddar lounge, Jefrey interacts with guests during Afternoon Tea and enhances their experience. Passionate in all things tea, Jefrey can also tailor tea blends to specific tastes. Now that’s what I call service.
From Dhs 620 per person; first sitting served from 1pm, and the second at 4pm.
Festive Afternoon Tea @ Al Fayrooz Lounge, Jumeirah Al Qasr
Views across the terrace overlooking the Burj Al Arab are the icing on the Christmas cake for this afternoon tea served up in the lobby of this Arabesque hotel. All year round, this traditional tea serving ceremony has been elevated to an art form. At Christmas it takes on a festive twist – so expect seasonal goodies with a few surprises thrown in along the way.
From Dhs 250 per person, served from 2pm to 6pm from 17-26 December.
An Arabian Journey @ Al Mandhar Lounge, Jumeirah Al Naseem
Savour the flavours enjoyed by Arabian explorers and send your taste buds on a
cultural journey combining Moroccan and French delicacies. Indulge in salty
caramel macaroons, warm cheese kuanafa, scones with lime and elderflower curd, sandwiches filled with eight-hour braised lamb and truffle hummus, za’atar pesto rolls and lemon and yogurt chicken on spinach toast. Wash it all down with a selection of tea or coffee or a tipple of champagne.
From Dhs 200 or Dhs 320 with champagne; served from 2pm to 6pm
Afternoon Tea @ Crimson Gallery, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
A relaxed, informal setting, a good-value price tag, yet all the trimmings you’d expect in a sumptuous afternoon tea. Dainty sandwiches, delicate pastries and decadent cakes, along with freshly baked scones of course. Wash it all down with your choice from their signature Jing collection of loose teas.
From Dhs 85 per person; served from 3pm to 5pm.
High Tea @ Observation Deck at 300, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
You’ll come for the tea – and there are a lot of premium teas to choose from – and you’ll stay for the views. With sweeping views of Abu Dhabi, Observation Deck at 300 brings new (and literal) meaning to high tea. Indulge in three tiers of top- notch fare, including scones, sandwiches, pastries and more, whilst taking in uninterrupted views of Abu Dhabi and its coastline from the 74 th floor venue.
From Dhs 175 per person; served from 2pm to 5pm.
Hendricks Tea @ Al Fayrooz Lounge, Al Qasr
Gin is all the rage at the moment. So why not mix trend with tradition in the Arabesque setting of the Al Fayrooz Lounge. Enjoy your juniper tipple of what is considered among the best gin in the world serve up a delectable selection of sandwiches and sweet treats including Strawberry Kunafa Millie-Feuille, Apricot Orange Blossom soufflés.
From Dhs 325 per person, served from 2pm to 6pm.
Afternoon tea @ Al Samar Lounge, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam
Made for a sweet tooth, Al Samar’s traditional afternoon tea includes raisin and
plain scones with clotted cream and an assortment of fine jams (rose petal is our favourite), plus cakes, pastries and milk chocolate fondue served with fruits,
marshmallows and sweet pops. You’ll enjoy a selection of leaf teas and freshly ground coffee as you eat, or you can opt for a glass of Mercier champagne to add a touch of fizz.
From Dhs 185 per person, or Dhs 285 with champagne; served from 2:30pm to
We look forward to welcoming you to Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts