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The Palace Downtown Dubai, The Old Town Island, Downtown Dubai | Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 428 7888
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Ranked #184 of 5,610 Restaurants in Dubai
Cuisines: Café
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Description: Set in an idyllic Arabian ambience with Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building serving as its backdrop, Al Bayt, the Lobby Lounge at The Palace Downtown Dubai, is further elevating its charm with an array of new elements. The splendid lounge will resonate to the traditional tunes of Arabia by a live harpist, from August 26, 2pm to 6pm daily, adding to the majestic atmosphere of The Palace Downtown Dubai, a five star retreat nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai. The mellifluous notes of violinist Olga Trifonova, a resident musician in a selection of hotels around the world including Busan in South Korea, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, will resound in the hallways of The Palace. From October 2 onwards, harpist Evelyna Markova, whose music stylings span classical, contemporary, modern, jazz, and Arabic, will perform a repertoire of songs from Europe and the Middle East, from 2pm to 6pm Al Bayt is open 24 hours.
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

i went for afternoon tea with my family and it was the best exeperience for us. The good thing is they offering so many kind of sanwiches,cakes,nd the hot sanwiches as well,and more best thing is they offering the different kind of teas and they have tea sommeliar very knowlegable nd higher skilled Anand nd Manashi they recommended nice teas... More 

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Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your lovely experience in Al Bayt. It was our pleasure to have you with us and are truly glad to know that, you enjoyed our hospitality. I will be more than happy to pass on your kind words and your appreciation to our Team, especially the Sommeliers Anand... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant is one of my favorite place in Dubai to just come, relax and enjoy the lazy afternoon. It makes me feel so comfortable especially the service provided. The staffs are very friendly and they look after us very well. The Manager always visits us whenever we come to the restaurant. It's one of the cozy place that I... More 

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Shaikh A, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at Al Bayt. I am glad that your experience was memorable in all aspects. We exert a lot of effort to bring perfection to our guests and to ensure that expectations are delivered to the highest level of service standards. Al Bayt Team and I would want to take the pride and... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The ambiance, service, food & tea selections & staff was perfect for a relaxing afternoon. The manager (tall guy) was very visible and accommodating to all the guests and so is the staffs. It was just right & perfect, I would definitely recommend this place.

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Shaikh A, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad to read how great your dining experience in Al Bayt was! Thank you for taking your time to share it in Trip Advisor. It is always a pleasure to read great reviews from our guests and it inspires us to continue the legacy of providing the highest level of service that we are known for.... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I needed to plan a baby shower for 20 ladies on very short notice (a week and a half). A friend of mine suggested The High Tea at Al Bayt. When I called to discuss the event, I was quickly put in touch with the Assistant Manager, Glen Pires. Glen was very helpful and always available. He answered all of... More 

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Shaikh A, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your lovely experience in Al Bayt. I am truly glad to know that, you enjoyed our hospitality. Your very kind words will surely be passed on to our associates (Mr. Glen) to continuously inspire them to provide excellent service to our guests. It was indeed our pleasure to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lovely place and the ambience. Enjoyed with my gal friends. Afternoon tea with choice of tea. Staff very friendly and professional. Surely will come more often. Lovely place to catch up especially for ladies.

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Shaikh A, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your lovely experience in Al Bayt. I am truly glad to know that, you enjoyed our hospitality. Your very kind words will surely be passed on to our associates to continuously inspire them to provide excellent service to our guests. It was indeed our pleasure to have you... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I went for afternoon tea with a friend and it was the best one I have had in Dubai so far. It is much better than Jumeirah Beach Hotel's offering and is better price (only AED180 for unlimited food and tea). The hot snacks were tasty, as were the cold pastries and sandiwches. The tea was good, especially the Iced... More 

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Shaikh A, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your lovely experience in Al Bayt. I am truly glad to know that, you enjoyed our hospitality. Your very kind words will surely be passed on to our associates (Mr. Anand) to continuously inspire them to provide excellent service to our guests. It was indeed our pleasure to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was impressed with the lovely restaurant and the offerings. The afternoon tea stands were amazing and was completed with the various selections of Tea. The tea sommelier took us through the various teas. The service was very attentive and friendly. Definitely will come again with my group of gals.

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Wadim A, Director of Food and Beverage at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It’s great to read how impressed you were in your dining experience at Al Bayt. I would really want to thank you for taking the time to share your review in Trip Advisor. Indeed, it is our commitment to deliver the highest level of service standards to our guests. Al Bayt Team and I are so proud to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Having viewed the few images & reviews of Al Bayt for a surprise to celebrate my (belated) birthday & for a dear friend's birthday on March 22, I figured I can't go wrong with a venue in The Palace. How beautiful is the property, how charming is the ambience, how friendly & happy are the staff & how truly glorious... More 

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Shaikh A, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your lovely experience in Al Bayt. I am truly glad to know that, you enjoyed your afternoon tea so much. Your very kind words will surely be passed on to our associates to continuously inspire them to provide excellent service to our guests. It was indeed our pleasure... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

On our recent trip to Dubai we were told by our friends that not to miss Afternoon Tea of Palace Hotel. We went to Palace Hotel to try mouthwatering Afternoon tea .Looking at the hotel it is fabulous and located at the heart of the city. You can reach Dubai Mall, tallest tower and dancing fountain with in 5 minute... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Afternoon tea here with 2-for-1 vouchers from TimeOut magazine. Had previously done afternoon tea in Burj al Arab and have to say we thought this one was better. Very nice selection of sandwiches and pastries in very nice "local theme" surroundings. Only comlaint is that you only get one small pot of tea each. Extra hot water was supplied but... More 

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Address: The Palace Downtown Dubai, The Old Town Island, Downtown Dubai | Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 428 7888
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Cuisine: Café

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