Tea and Crumpets: The Top 5 Tea Parlors in Dubai

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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.

Enjoy tea and delicious pastries in a cozy cafe decorated in a Victorian manner. Shakespeare & Co is one of the city's most popular places for afternoon tea, a light meal, and even shisha.

Souk Al Bahar

Downtown Burj Khalifa

04 425 7971


2 More Cafe

Get your tea and crumpets at the popular family-style More cafe. The innovative menu has plenty of unique tea blends from around the world as well as yummy sweet cakes to accompany your hot drink.

Dubai Mall

04 339 8754


3 Cafe Florian

Go for your tea and crumpets Italian-style at Caffe Florian in the DIFC. This historical Venetian cafe dates back to the late 1800s and is renowned for its elegance, superb service, and delicious coffees, teas and pastries.


04 323 1833

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.

Bur Dubai

04 353 5383


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.

Downtown Burj Khalifa

04 428 7888

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