What more soothing for a lazy afternoon than a get to together with friends over tea and crumpets? Dubai may not have the dreary winter weather common of cities in Europe and North America, but you can still enjoy a nice cup of tea in welcoming and luxurious atmosphere. Visit the following top five tea parlors in Dubai for your tea and crumpets.
1 Shakespeare & Co.
2 More Cafe
3 Cafe Florian
4 XVA Cafe
The artsy XVA cafe associated with XVA gallery is perfect for those who would like an afternoon tea and a glance at some interesting art from the Middle East. Relax in the courtyard surrounded by greenery and order tea and perhaps something to eat--the cafe is known for its multitude of zesty salads and yummy vegetarian dishes.
5 Al Bayt, The Palace Hotel
Al Bayt at The Palace Hotel offers rich dining in a luxurious Arabian atmosphere. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the lake and the Dubai Fountain. Everyday from 2pm to 6pm enjoy afternoon tea with an exclusive selection of teas from Dammann which comes with traditional English scones, a selection of finger sandwiches, and pastries. Choose as well from The Victorian Afternoon Tea and the Palace High Tea.