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Posted On: 18 March 2021 09:33 pm
Updated On: 6 October 2022 04:29 pm

Must-try afternoon teas in Doha

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Have you tried afternoon tea or high tea in any of the hotels in Qatar? The widely-known British tradition has been adopted worldwide and also in the country. Whether you just want some afternoon pick-me-up or to catch up with friends, you can choose from plenty of afternoon/high tea options - sky-high, French-themed, whimsical, or refined.

Be ready to raise your pinky finger because the (ILQ) team has rounded up these fabulous afternoon teas in some of the luxurious hotels in Qatar.

Please note that the list is arranged in increasing order of price; the cost & timings are subject to change. Please call the respective place before going or booking.

Leau De Cafe

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This specially crafted high tea from Leau De Cafe is value for money! Enjoy an eclectic selection of sweets, cakes, savouries, and a hot beverage that two people can easily share.

  • Cost: QR 100 - good for two persons
  • Location: Tawar Mall; Msheireb
  • Hours: all-day
  • Contact: +974 4450 5857
  • Instagram: @leaudecafe

La Parisienne (InterContinental Doha The City)

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La Parisienne's High Tea, also known as Eiffel Tower Tea Party, features an assortment of favourites such as Pistachio Paris-Brest, Macaron, Mini Croque Monsieur, and more. The high tea also comes with freshly baked mini brioche served with cream, homemade hazelnut spread, strawberry jam, and a scoop of homemade ice cream.

  • Cost: QR 120 per person
  • Location: La Parisienne, InterContinental Doha The City
  • Hours: 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Contact: +974 4015 8888
  • Instagram: @laparisiennedoha

The Avenue Café (Steigenberger Hotel Doha)

The Avenue Café
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End your day with the Avenue High Tea, Steigenberger Hotel Doha. It comes with must-try options like Arabic bites, cakes, pastries, canapes etc that you can't stop savouring. Will you be going soon?!

  • Cost: QR 120 - good for two persons
  • Location: Steigenberger Hotel Doha
  • Hours: 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Contact: +974 4020 1666
  • Instagram: @steigenbergerdoha

The Torch Tea Garden (The Torch Doha)

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An afternoon tea with a panoramic view of Aspire Park and the Doha skyline. That's what you get when you head to the 21st floor of The Torch for their afternoon tea. Munch on salads, snacks, sandwiches, and sweets in between sips of tea and mocktails.

la Maison Martinez (JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha)

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A sophisticated European experience curated with French flair and infused with a regional twist awaits you at la Maison Martinez. Indulge in a signature afternoon tea experience, a variety of pastries and other gourmet delights here.

  • Cost: QR 135 (per Afternoon Tea set)
  • Location: JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha
  • Hours: 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Contact: +974 4429 5000
  • Instagram: @jwdoha

Saffron Doha (Banyan Tree Doha)

Saffron Doha
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A great high tea option in the city for you to spend an evening with your loved one or a dear friend, Saffron Doha promises you a delicious experience with sandwiches, chocolate truffles, scones, sweets and a hot beverage.

  • Cost: QR 150 - good for one person
  • Location: Banyan Tree Doha
  • Hours: 3 pm - 5:30 pm, last order at 5 pm
  • Contact: +974 4410 3310
  • Instagram: @saffrondoha

Lobby Cafe Doha (Hilton Doha The Pearl Hotel & Residences)

Lobby Cafe Doha
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Treat yourself to an afternoon tea at Lobby Cafe Doha. Dig into deliciousness like sandwiches, croissants, desserts and more. They can alter or swap items from the menu based on your dietary preferences and allergies.

  • Cost: QR 159 - good for two persons
  • Location: Hilton Doha The Pearl Hotel & Residences
  • Hours: 2 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Contact: +974 4492 4444
  • Instagram: @lobbycafedoha

AtTEAtude Tea Lounge and Majlis (Alwadi Hotel Doha -MGallery)

Alwadi Hotel Doha (MGallery)
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An elegant Classic Afternoon Tea awaits you at AtTEAtude Tea Lounge and Majlis. Get ready to delight your palate with freshly baked pastries, savoury bites and comforting beverages here. They also offer a Spring Afternoon Tea, which comes with extra sweets and bites.

  • Cost: QR 175 (Classic Afternoon Tea); QR 175 (Spring Afternoon Tea) - both good for two persons
  • Location: Corner of Wadi Msheireb, Qassim Bin Mohammed Street
  • Hours: 3 pm - 6 pm
  • Contact: +974 4009 9999
  • Instagram:

EllaMia (Mondrian Doha)

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EllaMia offers you two kinds of afternoon tea experiences: EllaMia Afternoon Tea and The Wonderland Afternoon Tea. You can enjoy an array of sweets, savouries, and hot beverage. The Wonderland Afternoon Tea has two beverages and also features a pie in a jar.

  • Cost: QR 175 per person (EllaMia Afternoon Tea); QR 250 per set, good for two persons (The Wonderland Afternoon tea)
  • Location: EllaMia, Mondrian Doha
  • Hours: 2 pm - 7 pm, last order at 6:15 pm
  • Contact: +974 4045 5999
  • Instagram: @ellamiadoha

Rosemary Cafe

Rosemary Cafe
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Rosemary Cafe's high tea or afternoon tea comes with 6 sandwiches, 6 sweets, 4 scones with an option of choosing two drinks between tea, coffee, mojito or a smoothie. A great offering, don't you think?!

  • Cost: QR 185 - good for two persons
  • Location: Al Hazm Mall
  • Hours: 3 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Contact: +974 4450 5857
  • Instagram:

Chocolate Jar Qatar

Chocolate Jar Qatar
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Enjoy your afternoon tea in a beautiful outdoor or indoor setting overlooking The Pearl-Qatar. Choose from your favourite tea flavours served with sandwiches, desserts & yummy canapes. Will you be going?

  • Cost: QR 190 - good for two persons
  • Location: 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia Drive
  • Hours: 12 pm - 5 pm
  • Contact: +974 4409 5236
  • Instagram: @chocolatejarqatar

Mandarin Oriental, Doha

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Take a pick from Baraha Lounge or Mandarin Lounge for a refined tea experience. A revered British and Orient tradition, you'll be served custom tea blends, savouries, pastries, and warm scones in an elegant venue.

Harrods Tea Room

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Make your afternoon tea experience a grand one at Harrods Tea Room, Msherieb. They currently have two high-tea options, one called Summer 2022 "Best Of British Summer", which comes with an amuse bouche, savouries that include Devonshire Crab, English Cucumber, scones and pastries that include Strawberry Cheesecake, Meadow Honey Cake, Mango, Passion and Coconut Sphere and more.

If you aren't feeling like having a lavish afternoon tea, they also have a mini version called the Cream Tea consisting of classic scones, clotted cream, and Harrods jams. Which one would you like to try first?

Please note that the menu changes every four months, and no reservations are required currently.

  • Cost: QR 250 per head (Summer 2022 "Best Of British Summer"), QR 140 per head (Cream Tea)
  • Location: Msheireb Downtown
  • Hours: 1 pm - 5:30 pm

Seasons Tea Lounge (Four Seasons Hotel Doha)

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Be sure to check out Seasons Tea Lounge for its signature afternoon tea experience. Bring a friend and enjoy cakes, pastries, scones, sandwiches, and the finest teas presented in a way that will have you whipping out that phone for a photo.

  • Cost: QR 255 per stand (includes one beverage but is good for two persons)
  • Location: Seasons Tea Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Doha
  • Hours: 1 pm - 7 pm; last order at 6:30 pm
  • Contact: +974 4494 8888
  • Website:

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Originally written by Darlene Madrid, updated by Vrinda Abilash

Have you tried any of these afternoon tea experiences? Which hotel serves your favourite afternoon tea in Qatar? Let us know in the comments!