It’s not something you do every weekend, which means when you do try it, you can really push the boat out.
And what better time to treat yourself, and your partner, than on Valentine’s Day?
Read on for our pick of afternoon tea spots to try this February 14.
Bay View Lounge
This Valentine’s Day, Bay View Lounge are putting on a special themed afternoon tea. You’ll get to munch on a selection of finger sandwiches, pastries, and freshly baked scones washed down with sparkling juice and 18 different loose-leaf teas. Plus, you’ll also get to take home a box of home-made chocolates.
BHD31.5 (per couple). Thu Feb 13-Sat Feb 15 noon-9pm. Bay View Lounge, Four Seasons Bahrain Bay (1711 5500).
This elegant spot inside The Palace Boutique Hotel is bound to impress your partner, with finger sandwiches including avocado and egg, halloumi and pepper and roasted chicken, plus homemade scones and plenty of puddings. You’ll get a pot of tea to share, and it will set you back BHD13.7.
BHD13.7. Daily noon-6pm. The Orangery, The Palace Boutique Hotel, Manama (1736 9696).
The Ritz Gourmet Lounge
The 19th-century inspired interior of The Ritz Gourmet Lounge takes this afternoon to the next level and will leave you feeling like a king or queen. On Valentine’s Day, you can enjoy a selection of sweet and savoury treats plus a cup of tea for BHD27.
BHD27 (per couple). Wed Feb 5-Fri Feb 14 3pm-7pm. The Ritz Gourmet Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Seef (1758 6499).