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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

High tea set up as jewellery at Shangri-La Dubai

Delectable tea things – from scones and salmon to a lipstick-shaped jelly – come served within a decadent jewellery box

The Jewellery Box High Tea costs Dh180 per person. Courtesy Shangri-La Dubai
The Jewellery Box High Tea costs Dh180 per person. Courtesy Shangri-La Dubai

Shangri-La Dubai’s Jewellery Box High Tea is the latest afternoon-tea concept in town. As the name suggests, the event will serve an array of bites and beverages within a glittering custom-created box with myriad drawers.

Formulated by the hotel’s in-house patissier, the concept aims to blend food and fashion, and will serve up sweet and savoury treats. In addition to traditional English scones with clotted cream and jam, enjoy delicacies such as salmon-rolled squid ink bread with cream cheese, asparagus and caviar; sous vide beef with mustard mayo in a waffle basket; tomato consommé with paprika straws, butter cookies; a macadamia nut tart with Chantilly milk chocolate; and a café latte panna cotta.

Also nestled within the golden drawers are a green tea fruit roll and a lipstick-shaped jelly.

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The Jewellery Box High Tea is available at Dunes Café, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, every day from 1pm to 6pm, and costs Dh180. To make a reservation, call 04 405 2703 or visit Shangri-La.com.

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