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Afternoon Tea Tour

  • Enjoy “afternoon” tea as you travel Dublin by vintage Routemaster bus
  • Sip tea and nibble on cakes and sandwiches with a 1950s jazz soundtrack
  • See sights like Christ Church, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Georgian Dublin
Afternoon Tea Tour
From US$46,27
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Experience the elegance of afternoon tea on this Dublin tour that combines afternoon tea with a Dublin sightseeing ride. Sip tea, nibble sandwiches, and sample desserts to the sounds of smooth 1950s jazz on a vintage Routemaster (double-decker) bus that glides through the streets of Dublin. A unique way to discover the city, it’s also a great Mother’s Day gift.

What to Expect

Board your vintage Routemaster bus near Custom House and sit at your appointed table. Soak up the nostalgia as your sociable tour escort gets the conversation started, the 1950s jazz starts up, and a classic afternoon tea is served.

Savor all your afternoon tea favorites—finger sandwiches, desserts, cakes, and pastries—as your bus travels through downtown Dublin. Pass sights such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Christ Church, Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green, Wood Quay, O’Connell Street, Phoenix Park, and the grand buildings of Georgian Dublin.

There’s no formal commentary, but expect to hear some favorite Dublin stories from your host before you return to where you started.

Reviews (300)
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Vintage Afternoon tea tour

It was really fab and the staff were brill and kind and helpful, the only thing I would have liked was a brochure for each of my guests as a memento for them. There was 1 between the 4 of us! ( I would have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ENID R
VTTKaren, Owner at Vintage Tea Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review and your feedback! We're actually working with the city council at the moment to see if we can stop for more than the 5 mins allocated for our guests to take some photos.. even possibly sit in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Would definitely recommend

I went on the vintage tea tour with my mam just before Christmas and we both absolutely loved it. The food was lovely and the choice of drinks was great. The staff were so pleasant and helpful, particularly one girl who's name I didn't catch,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DublinSarah91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely Christmas Treat For Family & Friends, & The Girls Loved Shane!

We had such a lovely time on our Vintage Tea Tour the other day. We had two young teens & ourselves along, & they absolutely loved it (they are now insisting on using the lovely souvenir cups for all their coffees & teas). They adored...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dublin7thheaven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Very Nice

Very nice experience. Well organised and afternoon tea very nice. Visited during christmas season so afternoon tea was festive with turkey sandwiched and minced pies and they were very nice so I would expect it to be as good all year round. Great idea for...More

Thank Markos19871
Reviewed 13 December 2018
wonderful trip around Dublin

spent a wonderful afternoon driving around Dublin city on an old double decker bus, enjoying a fabulous afternoon tea(food was superb) and really taking in the sights of Dublin City. Even as locals we learnt so much and enjoyed reminiscing about different points. The Guide...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from FrancisLongford | Reviewed this property |
Yes about 60-80 mins depending on how busy traffic is
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