The best afternoon teas at Jumeirah

Enjoy the time-honoured tradition at one of these welcoming destinations


The best afternoon teas at Jumeirah

Enjoy the time-honoured tradition at one of these welcoming destinations

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Step into the serene comforts of Jumeirah’s tea lounges, where our esteemed Tea Master transforms simple tea brewing into an evocative experience. Around the globe, these lounges offer weary travellers a symphony of flavours and aromas, meticulously made to soothe and delight. From quintessentially British experiences to teas infused with Arabian nuances and nature-inspired creations, each setting promises a unique journey. Whether you’re seeking a moment of solace or an intimate gathering with loved ones, indulge in the perfect blend of sweet and savoury treats paired with freshly brewed teas or a glass of bubbles. Read on to discover the best afternoon teas around the world.


Al Fayrooz Lounge at Jumeirah Al Qasr


Opt for an alfresco afternoon tea at Al Fayrooz Lounge in Jumeirah Al Qasr and sink into a sofa on our spacious terrace. Having taken a seat amid swaying palm fronds under billowing fabric canopies, watch as the wooden lattice archways cause the sunlight to dabble the floors and enjoy views over Madinat Jumeirah’s waterways. Under the expert tutelage of Chef Dimitri Esposito, a French culinary expert with a passion for pastries, the menu presents Parisian-inspired delights such as Mango Tartelette, Millefeuille, and decadent Profiteroles. Savoury classics like Egg, Smoked Salmon, and Cucumber Sandwiches complement these sweet indulgences. Our tea selection, featuring Moroccan Mint, Jasmine Pearls, Green Sencha, and Fresh Vanilla, promises to whisk you around the globe. For a uniquely refreshing twist, try our signature Iced Teas, including Tropical Rooibos & Passion Fruit and Rush Hour Berry & Maple Syrup. Shisha is also available for those seeking a leisurely repose.


Image of Al Fayrooz terrace at Jumeirah Al Qasr, with views overlooking The Burj Al Arab


Al Mandhar Lounge at Jumeirah Al Naseem


Al Mandhar means ‘amazing views’ in Arabic so expect sweeping views of the ocean, swimming pools and palms in landscaped gardens at this contemporary beachside resort. Our pastry chef Julien Jacob draws inspiration from the intricate beauty of coral reefs for our Afternoon Tea. Served on an exquisite golden stand designed to mimic coral, this nature-inspired gathering offers a symphony of flavours. Delight in savoury selections like Balik Smoked Salmon with Cucumber and Wagyu Beef Coppa paired with Comté Cheese. The sweetness unfolds with Passion Fruit Cheesecake, Araguani and Gianduja Cookies, alongside a variety of freshly baked scones. Complement your culinary journey with a glass of sparkling bubbly, perfect for elevating the afternoon’s delights. Gather with friends, family, or colleagues in this intimate lobby setting and tuck into these delectable treats, crafted with the finest locally-sourced ingredients.

Classic afternoon tea spread at Jumeirah Al Naseem


The Chinoiserie at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah


Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge in London, The Chinoiserie Afternoon Tea Room at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah serves a delicious botanical afternoon tea that takes inspiration from the flower beds and boulevards of London’s royal parks nearby. Served in a welcoming space that’s infused with soft light, tables are dressed with cake stands that look like ornate bird cages and delicately painted china featuring birds and blooms. The menu features regional British ingredients from Scottish smoked salmon to Cornish clotted cream – while the fine tea selection comes courtesy of the Parisian purveyor Mariage Frères. If you are feeling decadent, enjoy a glass of bubbly from The Carlton Tower’s own cellar. 

Afternoon tea at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah


Daefi Lounge at Jumeirah Emirates Towers


Indulge in The Towers Afternoon Tea at the Daefi Lounge, elegantly situated within the heart of Jumeirah Emirates Towers. This delightful affair is enhanced by new elegant interiors that harmonise beautifully with the building’s iconic architecture. The curated high tea journey weaves together world-class flavours presented upon a bespoke tiered serving tray. Infused with the culinary wisdom born of our Executive Chef’s globe-trotting adventures, our quintessential Afternoon Tea features a lavish selection of delectable delights. The whole collection of treats has been thoughtfully prepared using only 30 grams of sugar in total, and is enriched by a blend of sustainably sourced ingredients. Afterwards, enjoy the renowned Museum of the Future with a private entrance from the hotel, or the tranquil Talise Spa, and a wide range of dining experiences to satisfy every palate.

Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah Emirates Towers


Al Samar Lounge at Jumeirah Mina Al Salam


At the Al Samar Lounge, afternoon tea is a serene experience blending Parisian luxury with Arabian tranquillity. Guests are invited to unwind over a cup of tea while soaking up views of Madinat Jumeirah’s meandering waterways and the iconic Burj Al Arab. The menu features sophisticated savouries such as Lobster Rolls and Truffle Croque Monsieur, complemented by exquisite pastries like the Hazelnut Paris-Brest, and a selection of fine teas. Exclusively on the same day, The Afternoon Tea by Margaux offers a distinct experience with a 10% same-day discount at Margaux Pastry Boutique, allowing guests to take home an array of artisan treats, including a 22-piece macaron box. This makes for a truly indulgent afternoon at two elegant venues within the Jumeirah Mina Al Salam.


Margaux pastries at Jumeirah Mina A'Salam


Experience award-winning afternoon teas when you stay with us at Jumeirah's hotels and residences around the world.