Choix Patisserie & Restaurant par Pierre Gagnaire

An afternoon tea from a Michelin-starred chef
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Time Out Says

There’s always a sense of occasion when it comes to afternoon tea, and when you’re led out onto a sprawling terrace overlooking still waters and a beautiful promenade then you know you’re off to a good start.

We sit out on the terrace and pull up a chair by the water’s edge, as we wait for our goodies to arrive. When they do, we aren’t disappointed, with four sizable sandwiches each, buttery scones, fruit loaf, and a pile of cakes that look (almost) too good to eat.

There’s no avoiding it – it takes every fibre of our being to keep those pinkies tucked as we sip on English breakfast tea with beady eyes darting greedily over laden tiered stands.

Our eyes land on a cheesy-topped wedge of thick bread and any semblance of civility goes straight to the wind.

We scoff down the said cheese sarnies in three stealthy bites. It’s as good as we hoped and we barely stop for breath. Luckily for us, there’s a good quantity of cakes to dig into, too, for Dhs99.

As far as afternoon teas go it’s the best in town, especially if you like your buns by the dozen.

Want another cuppa? Don’t miss next week’s special afternoon tea issue.

WHAT IS IT...
An afternoon tea from a Michelin-starred chef

WHY GO...
Because it’s the best in town

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 10 Mar 2019

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Details

FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesFrench
Dress CodeCasuals
7:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Sunday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PMMonday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PMThursday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PMFriday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Show number 0 4 701 1127
Dubai, Festival City, Lobby Level InterContinental Dubai Festival City - دبي - United Arab Emirates

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