Weekend food guide: January tea time picks

Weekend food guide: January tea time picks

Taj Hotel, Fortnum & Mason, Armani Hotel

Text: Faizal Dahlawia

A new year calls for new culinary experiences and Buro 24/7 Middle East has this weekend's top picks...

After the excitement of the festive period, it's time for a more relaxed weekend where you can simply unwind and indulge in culinary delights. From a smorgasbord of high tea options to a reinterpretation of afternoon tea to a dash of luxury in your brew, these are the best places to be this weekend for your gastronomic fix. 

Byzantium Lounge, Taj Hotel

An afternoon tea session at the royally decorated Byzantium Lounge is a cultural affair as you sip into some of the finest teas from around the world – think, Gyokuro, Silver Needle, Ginseng Oolong, Jasmine and Fujian Oolong – amidst the plush interiors. Choose from the Traditional Afternoon Tea, Taj Afternoon Tea or Festive High Tea that allows you to explore Indian and seasonal favourites. Expect a wide range of delicacies from lobster and truffle potatoes to Kala Jamun and Cardamom Pound Cake.

Weekend food guide Jan 6-8, 2017

For reservations, call +971 4 438 3100.

Fortnum & Mason Dubai

It's the classic afternoon tea with a twist at Fortnum & Mason Dubai where they've introduced the Afternoon Tea Sundae. Inspired by some of the most popular tea flavours, the Afternoon Tea Sundae is a mix of Rose Ripple, Cucumber and Mint, Strawberry and of course, scones. But that's not all, as Italian meringue, half an éclair and scone top off the colourful and flavourful tea time delight.

Weekend food guide Jan 6-8, 2017

For enquiries, call +971 4 388 2627.

Armani Lounge

Nothing says luxury quite like gold and Armani Lounge invites you to savour your cappuccino, made from the finest regional coffee beans, with a sprinkling of 23-carat gold flakes. As well, the accompanying rich dark chocolates served as the perfect accompaniment to this exquisite sensory experience.

Weekend food guide Jan 6-8, 2017

For reservations, call +971 4 888 3666.

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