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Afternoon Tea Tour provided by Vintage Tea Trips

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Afternoon Tea Tour

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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.
You'll start at
Cleaver East By Oliver Dunne
6 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, IrelandCleaver East, 4-6 Essex Street East, Temple Bar Dublin 2
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  • Pass by Guinness Storehouse
    Pass by Phoenix Park
    Pass by O'Connell Street
    Pass by Trinity College Dublin
    Pass by Merrion Square
    Pass by St Stephens Green
    Pass by Saint Patrick's Cathedral
You'll end at
Cleaver East By Oliver Dunne
6 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, IrelandCleaver East, 4-6 Essex Street East, Temple Bar Dublin 2
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  • 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
  • Choose among brunch, lunch, and teatime departures
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 (some dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice)—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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cleaver East By Oliver Dunne, 6 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Afternoon Tea - Email if you need gluten free, vegetarian or vegan
  • Tour escort/host
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Please note there is no guided commentary but our team will share some of their personal favourite Dublin stories.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • No alcohol is permitted on board
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please note that from Monday 2nd December 2019 our pick up point will be moving to 4 - 6 Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Just in front of Cleaver East restaurant.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Karlyn S wrote a review Mar 2020
Tampa, Florida, United States21 contributions7 helpful votes
We LOVED our tea tour. The food was amazing and they beautifully accommodated our celiac dietary restrictions. The information was enjoyable and the host and hostess kind, warm and engaging. I highly recommend!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Janet B wrote a review Mar 2020
Shoeburyness, United Kingdom63 contributions18 helpful votes
Great way to spend some time touring Dublin and eating cake at the same time. Perfect for my daughter's birthday. Lovely staff, very informative. Recommended!
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carolineo928 wrote a review Mar 2020
Cork, Ireland3 contributions
We had an amazing time the food was lovely the staff wer so friendly it's great for a birthday present or a friend's day out
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Date of experience: March 2020
Sarah D wrote a review Mar 2020
Athenry, Ireland16 contributions2 helpful votes
I got this tour as a birthday gift for myself and my friends as part of their 30th presents. We had a lovely time on the tour,food was fab, tea was lovely and the staff were so pleasant. Couldn't fault anything except we would easily have stayed on it the whole afternoon!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Liverpool17sandy wrote a review Mar 2020
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The trip was lovely but the afternoon tea was a bit disappointing. The coffee was lovely and hot but the quality of the sandwiches left a lot to be desired. It is a nice trip covering some nice parts of Dublin 😁
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Vintage Tea Trips
We had an amazing day out the food was lovely the staff wer so friendly it would be great for a birthday present or
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Fantastic trip around Dublin with Kayleigh as a wonderful host, she was funny, informative and just very entertain
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Something different
This was a great experience, really enjoyed it. Staff were great and it was something different. Get to see the sig
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Amanda P
Brilliant Day Out with My Mom
The staff were absolutely phenomenal! The food and the customer service was brilliant! The bus seats were a bit nar
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engagement surprise
We were the only 2 people on the beautiful bus kitty we were met by Kelly Joe Robert 3 great members of your bus st
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Tea-rific.... yep, I went there!
Great craic from the start. Food was great. We were well fed and the complimentary cups were a nice touch. For the
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Lovely tour
I loved every moment of it, the food was very good and nice coffee. Service was great and they are very nice
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Tea Tour Experience
From the minute we got on the bus, the staff were very welcoming and warming. The feeling of fun and excitement whe
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As soon as I saw the beautiful vintage bus myself and my friend were so excited! You are welcomed by the friendlies
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My daughter and I love to treat ourselves to afternoon tea so as we were in Dublin decided to try something differe
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Lynda L
Lovely Tea Tour
Touring Dublin on a vintage tea bus was super fun. The tour guides gave us lots of information while we had tea an
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Great tea tour
Really lovely staff, very informative also. I went with my sister and it was great way to do something nice togethe
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Food was very average. This tour had more potential to be entertaining and fun. There was a sense of the girls goi
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The bus was beautifully decorated and the food was delicious. All our dietary needs were met without any problems.
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Vintage tea tour
My sister and I really enjoyed ourselves on the VTT. I thought it was a little expensive for what it was though and
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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