My love for Afternoon Tea needs no introduction, though I have to admit it has been a while since I indulged in one.
In fact we have nearly reached the end of February and I still hadn’t had a single Afternoon Tea in 2017.
To address this situation Mr. Z and I decided to kick off our 2017 Afternoon Teas with none other then the latest Four Seasons hotel in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC for short).
Not far from home, it is the perfect location and I was itching to get a better look at the beautiful hotel. I mean who needs an excuse to lounge at The Four Seasons, right?
What I’m Wearing:
Scarf: Louis Vuitton
Skirt: Forever 21
Heels: Ted Baker
The Afternoon Tea takes place in the Penrose Lounge.
With floor to ceiling windows, grand and modern light features with furnishings in deep velvet shades with silk throws – you can’t help but willingly let yourself be consumed by The Four Seasons charm.
With the help of the welcoming staff Mr. Z and I selected our teas and relaxed back into our window side seats.
Unlike other Dubai Afternoon Teas the scones come first.
Perfectly warm and ready to be coated in clotted cream and jam.
The Four Seasons does a bit of a twist on their scones, instead of the typical assortment of plain or raisin they offer you instead walnut (which was definitely my favorite), cheddar and orange scones.
After some time of sitting, chatting, people watching from the window and sipping our hot teas Mr. Z and I had finished the scones and were ready for the finale.
Would you just look at that …
Tiers upon tiers of little sweet and savory treats.
As expected Mr. Z went straight for a savory treat – the little bite sized foie gras was right up his alley.
It is quite the assortment – from the beef tartare to the mini doughnuts (which kinda took me back to Pip’s in Portland with how fresh they were).
I think though that my favorite was the little cake below.
I couldn’t have asked for a more posh afternoon tea in DIFC.
The relaxed luxury of an afternoon tea mixed with the ever dazzling Four Seasons hospitality makes for a perfect pair.
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