Plato’s Tea Lounge

Casual afternoon tea at a world famous hotel
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Time Out Says

Set just past the stunning Dale Chihuly chandelier in the lobby of the underwater sea-themed resort Atlantis The Palm is where you’ll find this casual tea spot, with views overlooking holidaymakers happily splashing around in the pools below.

We’re greeted with a selection of homemade sandwiches – chicken, salmon and beef are featured, though there’s a slight delay for a vegetarian offering.

Sweet treats include chocolate-covered strawberries, pretty pastries and macaron, which are delightfully light with a touch of real gold to match the arched gold of the white china plates (how very Dubai).

The bite-sized lightweight scones are freshly baked and are served warm with thick clotted cream and little pots of strawberry jam and honey.

Unintrusive background music is overpowered by the loud sounds of tourists chattering and taking pictures in the lobby, which makes it a slightly less refined and peaceful outing, but we soon get used to it.

The tea is superb and the glass teapots are packed full of fresh leaves – no tea bags here, just the real deal. And it’s free-flowing, as is the coffee.

Fancy a tipple with your tea? You can upgrade to packages that include one mixed drink (Dhs200) or unlimited sparkling grape (Dhs299).

If you have tourists in town and are visiting the famous hotel, this is a decent pit stop.

WHAT IS IT...
Casual afternoon tea at a world famous hotel

WHY GO...
To visit Atlantis and enjoy tasty cakes

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 06 Feb 2020

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2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sunday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PMMonday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PMTuesday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PMWednesday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PMThursday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PMFriday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PMSaturday: 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Show number 04 426 2626
Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Crescent Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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