Show Mum just how much you really care this Mother’s Day, and take her out for the afternoon to enjoy delicious homemade cakes and the finest selection of teas.
Abra Afternoon Tea, Jumeirah Al Qasr
Cruise through the waterways of Madinat Jumeirah and try a unique teatime experience with the newly launched Arabian-inspired Abra Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah Al Qasr.
Cast off from 4pm to 6pm and sample the high-tea which puts an Arabic spin on classic pastry and savoury favourites, all while voyaging through the beautiful waters of the resort. Served straight on the abra itself, guests can indulge in Arabic and Mediterranean finger foods such as hummus sandwiches, labneh rolls, and muhammara cones as well as chicken and tuna sandwiches. Homemade pastries and Middle Eastern inspired delicacies will also be served, such as strawberry rose and mango saffron macarons, pistachio vanilla cupcakes, and Kunafa fruit tarts.
Details: The Abra journey lasts around one hour and will follow the meandering waterways of Madinat Jumeirah. Each boat can carry two adults and one child, and is priced at AED 766 per couple. For more information, please visit the website.
Sidra Lounge, Habtoor Palace
Spoil your mum with a delicious spread of afternoon treats, comprising of an exquisite assortment of delicate finger sandwiches, warm scones and hand-crafted French pastries. As the first property under Hilton’s new luxury collection brand, Habtoor Palace is renowned for its exquisite décor, plush interiors and bespoke detailing, meaning it’ll be the perfect afternoon of luxury for you to show mum just how much you care.
Details: Traditional afternoon tea is priced at AED 165 per person. Served Sunday-Friday, 3pm-6pm and 2pm-5pm on Saturdays. To book, visit https://lxrhotels3.hilton.com or call +971 4 435 5555
The Lounge, Park Hyatt Dubai
For a taste of oriental afternoon tea, head to Park Hyatt Dubai to try out The Lounge’s offering this Mother’s Day. Inspired by local ingredients and spices, guests can indulge in a burst of authentic Arabic flavours. From sesame, saffron and zaatar savory bites to tempting pistachio, date and camel milk scones, every ingredient combines seamlessly to create an experience worth royalty. An elegant dessert trolley will tempt guests to enjoy a bite of freshly baked date fudge and honey cakes on the display.
Details: Priced at AED 100 per person, available from 2pm-6pm from Thursday 21st March till Saturday 30th March. For more information, call 04 602 1814.
Stoke House, Trump International Golf Course
On Sunday 31st March, sit back and relax as you enjoy a blissful afternoon together over an assortment of finger sandwiches and mouthwatering pastries. Indulge in a freshly-baked, warm scone, with rich strawberry preserve and lashings of clotted cream, alongside your choice from a selection of 6 varieties of tea, namely English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Jasmine, Green, Peppermint or Chamomile for only AED 79 per person.
Details: Packages start at AED 79 per person for Afternoon Tea. For reservations, please call 04 245 3939 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lobby Lounge, Address Boulevard
Guests can spend their afternoons in exquisite style with the Art Crafted Afternoon Tea at Address Boulevard. Western tradition meets modernism at The Lounge, a haven away from hustle and bustle, a perfect locale for an afternoon tête-à-tête. The splendid afternoon tea will offer four indulgent layers of sweet and savoury delights such as edible plastic-wrapped candy, mini burrata and chocolate caviar. The exquisite chest of drawers set atop your table promises to surprise and delight in every decadent bite.
Details: Every day, between 2:30pm and 6pm. AED 189 for 2 people inclusive of coffee or tea. For bookings please call +971 4 8883 444 or email email@example.com
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