This festive season enjoy spending time with family or catch up with friends over the five-star InterContinental Dublin’s famous Festive Afternoon Tea.

Escape the chilly weather and enjoy a sumptuous array of savoury delights and sweet treats created by the Hotel’s pastry chef Orna Larkin, in the cosy and luxurious surroundings of the Lobby Lounge or by the fire in the recently refreshed Reading Room.

Begin with a selection of delicious finger sandwiches including Coronation Chicken Wrap; Egg Mayo on Brioche; Smoked Salmon on Soda, Dill Cream Cheese and Roast Beef with Truffle Mayo followed by fluffy Plain & Fruit Scones with Clotted Cream and homemade preserves.

Then, indulge in an assortment of decadent Christmas desserts from Pastry Chef Orna Larkin, recently commended in the Food & Wine Awards – such as Bourbon Butterscotch Verrine; Mulled Wine Baked Cheesecake; Panettone Brandy Snap and White Chocolate and Coconut Buche de Noel

Festive Afternoon Tea is €70pp and Champagne Festive Afternoon Tea is €85pp, served daily from 12.00pm to 4.30pm from 1st to 31st of December 2023 excluding 24th, 25th and 26th December. Gluten Free, Vegan and Children’s Afternoon Teas are also available and should be booked in advance.

Known for its luxurious festive atmosphere InterContinental Dublin always pulls out the stops with their decadent decorations for the festive period including its real size Gingerbread House in the Hotel Lobby created by Orna Larkin and her team. This year the Hotel is partnering with Debra Ireland to decorate the gingerbread house with pink icing and guests will able to donate to the charity if they wish.

Booking is essential and subject to availability, see to book or call  01-665 400 or email