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We’ve scoured the country for the most fabulous afternoon tea experiences. Check out our top 5 picks:

5. Park Hotel Kenmare

Enjoy afternoon tea in the Park Hotel Kenmare with its lovely views over Kenmare Bay .

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On the tier:

Homemade scones with cream & jam

Kenmare smoked salmon on brown bread with lemon & caper dressing

Open beef on brown bread with smoked horseradish cream

Open ham on brown bread with mustard & onion chutney

Seasonal desserts

The damage: €27.50 per person

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4. Hayfield Manor

Indulge in an Award Winning Afternoon Tea at Hayfield Manor Hotel. Enjoy a delicious assortment of pastries and cakes freshly prepared in their Patisserie. They also have a gluten free afternoon tea menu, suitable for gluten free diets and guests with coeliac disease and wheat intolerance, which gets a big thumbs up for us.

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On the tier:

Pot of tea or Freshly Brewed Coffee

Selection of delicious finger sandwiches


Miniature pastries and cakes

Freshly baked scones with fruit preserves and fresh cream

Homemade Chocolates

The damage: €25 per person

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3. The G Hotel

Signature Lounges at the g is where you can indulge in their truly delicious afternoon tea. The g afternoon tea is served Monday to Friday from 3pm-6pm and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 12pm-6pm. Seasonal Afternoon Teas are available throughout the year.


On the tier:

House made pastries

Freshly baked fruit and plain scones with preserves

Delicious open finger sandwiches and sweet bites

Seasonal teas & coffee

The damage: €26 for one person or €42 for two people or indulge on a glass of pink champagne for €37 for one person or €59 for two people

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2. The Merrion

It is not just the hallowed halls of The Merrion Hotel which are filled with one of the country’s finest collection of artworks – the runaway success of The Merrion’s Art Tea has become legendary on the Dublin artistic scene. Art Afternoon Tea is served daily in our Georgian Drawing Rooms.  Monday – Thursday from 3pm to 6pm, Friday – Sunday there are two sittings at 2pm and 4.30pm.  It is served over two courses.


On the tier:

Assorted finger sandwiches and Viennese bridge rolls

Warm scones and tea bread

Choice of three pastries from the collection

Selection of teas

The damage: €36 per person

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1. The Shelbourne

The world famous afternoon tea in The Shelbourne is an iconic tradition in Dublin’s fair city. It’s the perfect location to relax and retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. What we really love is they have an afternoon tea menu for children – what a fantastic idea! Afternoon tea is served daily from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM daily.


On the tier:

Selection of Sandwiches

Warm Buttermilk Scones with clotted cream & shelbourne strawberry Jam

Ginger loaf

A selection of sweet treats

Children’s Afternoon Tea:

Selections of Sandwiches to include

Ham, Cheese or nutella sandwich

Something Nice:

Chocolate Brownie

strawberry Tartlet


mango & passion Fruit mousse

Choice of:
Hot Chocolate with marshmallow, Coke Float with Vanilla ice-cream or strawberry milkshake

The damage: €34.95 (Monday -Thursday) €36.95 (Friday – Sunday) €19.95 for children


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