Back by popular demand The College Green Hotel Dublin, Autograph Collection is proud to re-introduce their amazing Peculiar Afternoon Tea service.

In the Atrium Lounge in the heart of The College Green Hotel, an afternoon tea experience, distinct in its creativity and flair will return with a tropical twist this March. The peculiar tea service, alive with a vibrant exotic theme, invites guests into a world where traditional afternoon tea blends seamlessly with bold and spirited flavours.

Guests will be taken on an inspired taste journey starting with a savoury selection, featuring Spiced Barbeque Chicken Waldorf Salad on Ciabatta, Sliced Ham with Applewood Cheese on Tomato Bread, and a delicate Poached Egg Salad on Brioche, each dish a harmonious fusion of classic and tropical tastes.

As the journey progresses, the sweet offerings transport guests further into their exotic paradise. Spiced Pineapple & Rum Cake with Candied Pecans, Passionfruit Crunch Pillow on an Allspice Sable Biscuit, Fresh Mango Cheesecake with Salted Popping Candy and a Chocolate Tart with Pineapple & Lime Jam a symphony of flavours, each bite a diversity of culinary influences.

Amidst this feast for the senses, “The Pillars of Antiquity,” a signature cocktail, anchors the experience with a distinctive twist. This gin-based concoction, served from a unique teapot to make the afternoon tea stand out, is infused with exotic spices and a touch of citrus, celebrating the spirit of adventure. The unique presentation in a teapot not only elevates the aesthetic but also adds an element of surprise, blending the traditional with the innovative, it’s not merely a drink but a journey through time, embodying the essence of exploration and the rich narratives of voyagers of old. There’s also non-alcoholic option Copenhagen Sparking Tea available.

The peculiar afternoon concludes with the traditional touch of Baked Buttermilk Scones, complemented by Raspberry Jam and Clotted Cream, alongside the Signature College Green Tea Panna Cotta. This Peculiar Afternoon Tea in the Atrium Lounge, marked by its unique blend of flavours and the storytelling prowess of “The Pillars of Antiquity,” leaves guests with a lasting impression of a journey well-travelled, all within the historic walls of the College Green Hotel.