03:00 2 Dec 2019

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Afternoon Tea is one of our favourite indulgences.

What is it about little finger sandwiches and tiny treats that makes us feel so fancy?

Next time you feel like adding some elegance to your plans check out some of the best Afternoon Tea spots below.

The Shelbourne Hotel

Nothing says fancy like the 5-star Shelbourne Hotel.

Relax into the luxurious velvet chairs of the Lord Mayor's Lounge while enjoying some traditional afternoon treats.

A festive menu is also currently on offer, featuring whiskey cured smoked salmon on Guinness bread and Christmas Sleigh black forest gateaux.

Their unusual tea selection includes Snow White's Christmas Dream, a Chinese tea flavoured with marzipan, coconut and cinnamon.

House Dublin

House Dublin has become a hot spot for catching up with friends or celebrating special occasions.

The Leeson Street venue has divine interiors that are cosy but bright.

Their Afternoon Tea is very reasonably priced and includes delicious bites like honey baked ham and finger sandwiches, along with macaroons and mini scones.

A perfect spot for baby showers or hen parties.


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Póg serve a slightly healthier take on the traditional afternoon tea in their Tara Street and Bachelor's Walk premises.

Their fun and delicious menu offers both vegan and non-vegan options,

A vegan burger or sourdough toasts make up the menu, with toppings such as smashed avocado and sundried tomato or nut butter, banana and berries.

Sweet treats also come with a vegan twist, including a decadent double chocolate brownie.


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The Westbury

Spending the day on Grafton Street? The Westbury is the perfect place to fuel your shopping.

Another luxurious experience, their afternoon tea is served in The Gallery.

Their selection of miniature goodies can be accompanied with a beverage from one of the longest tea menus we've ever seen.

Nutella hot chocolate also features, along with whipped chocolate mousse and chocolate and coconut tart.


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The Morrison Hotel

If you're spending a day on the opposite side of the city we recommend The Morrison Hotel.

Their motto is tea is not a drink but an event!

You can enjoy views across the Liffey as you tuck in to your afternoon tea, which can be made wheat free or vegan.

Even the lads get their own options here with a Gentleman's afternoon tea, featuring steak sandwiches, beer sliders, smoked rasher scones and whiskey chocolate truffles.


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The Merrion Hotel

The Merrion Hotel's afternoon tea is an actual work of art.

Inspired by the hotel's own art collection, the delicate pieces almost look too good to eat!

You'll find Madonna and Child by painter Mainie Jellet is depicted in a passionfruit and orange cheesecake. There's also a green apple macaroon based on John Doherty’s The Old Fox.

This would be an amazing treat for art lovers and foodies alike.


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Vintage Tea Tour

A truly unique way to experience afternoon tea.

Hop on board one of the Vintage Tea Tour's buses, named Pauline and Kitty, for a step back in time.

Listen to stories of Dublin, nibble on delicate sandwiches and cakes and enjoy a hot drink in their specially branded cups.

A perfect way to take in the sights or treat someone to a unique day out.


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