QE2 launches brand-new weekly afternoon tea

It takes place in the venue once visited by royals and first-class passengers

 QE2 launches brand-new weekly afternoon tea

A spot of tea on an iconic British ocean liner, anyone? The Queen Elizabeth 2 is now your top spot to get that royal British afternoon tea experience.

The QE2 has launched a brand-new weekly afternoon tea, taking place in the Queen’s Grill.

Taking place every Thursday to Saturday from 3pm until 5pm, the tea will feature a selection of sweet and savoury treats, along with guest’s choice from a selection of ten premium Tchaba teas from Dubai.

Priced from Dhs195, the savoury part of the experience will boast finger rolls and sandwiches including smoked salmon and horseradish, roast chicken with mustard, roast beef and gherkin, cream cheese and cucumber, along with egg mayonnaise with watercress.

As for those with a sweet tooth, plain and raisin scones with clotted cream and jam, macaron, chocolate tart, salted caramel choux and baked cheesecake. All this along with two pots of tea.

If guests opt for the premium package for Dhs250, they will also get hot savory pastries featuring beef Wellington, quail scotch egg with crab and quiche, along with additional sweet treats chocolate brownies and lemon drizzle cakes.

There’s also a package for kids aged seven to 12 priced at Dhs95, featuring crust-less Nutella, turkey sandwiches, smiley face mini-pizzas, candy cookies, jelly and home-made milkshakes.

This afternoon tea also has a few beverage packages priced from Dhs215, where guests choose from ten house beverage options varying from mixed drinks to premium bubbly.

Dubai is also setting up quite a few romantic afternoon teas for Valentine’s Day this week (Thursday February 14), along with plenty of charming dining options.

For some of the top spots to enjoy afternoon tea, here are our 2018 award winners.
Dhs195, Dhs250 (hot pastries), from Dhs215 (beverage packages, Dhs95 (kids aged seven-12). Every Thu-Sat, 3pm-5pm. Queen’s Grill, Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid, Deira www.qe2.com/offers (04 526 8811).

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