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Al Bayt

Palace Downtown, Lobby Level | The Palace Downtown, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 888 3444
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  • Average5%
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Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Palace Downtown, Lobby Level | The Palace Downtown, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so I've been here before for afternoon tea but having the set menu. Today it was the buffet spread, which had plenty of variety. The sandwiches were lovely albeit a bit dry because they were exposed and not kept moist by being covered. The...More

Thank Rushy A
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rushy A, Thank you for your wonderful review again. Glad that you have seen improvements in our offering from your first visit. Also really appreciate your genuine feedbacks as always for improvements. Loyal guests like your kind self make us the best and always...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our last stay in Dubai we visited The Palace Downtown on a whim; after seeing the amazing afternoon tea buffet and its wide array of delectables beautifully presented we were sold. The atmosphere inside the lounge is so peaceful and tranquil with a harpist...More

Thank Laura A
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Laura A, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your wonderful review. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed every bit of our offerings for our afternoon tea, from the venue to food and services. Your kind words of appreciation will...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Visited today, had a good experience. Nice ambience but not perfect. Staff are attentive though they do forget about you after a while when you need tea refills. The welcome drink was refreshing and a nice touch. I chose the Arabian tea which was delightful...More

Thank Rushy A
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Rushy A, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback. We apologize for the shortfalls highlighted with regards to the food in making an unpleasant experience. I have shared your feedback to our Executive Chef and assure you that we will improve in every aspects...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

A group of 19 ladies gathered for my farewell party on Wednesday at our favourite Afternoon Tea venue in Dubai. Al Bayt staff have become friends and family during the past several years and as always Glen and the team surpassed themselves, warm greetings and...More

Thank shabbards
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Shabbards, Thank you for taking your time and sharing this wonderful review. It was our pleasure to have you once again with your friends, although the occasion was not a happy one, seeing some one close leaving, especially from Dubai. It's an mixed emotion....More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Excellent selection for afternoon tea, both hot and cold, sweet and savory. Staff were attentive, helpful and the vibe was exclusive. Highly recommend.

Thank travelgeo1988
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear travelgeo1988, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Happy to know that you have enjoyed our offerings and appreciate you recommending us. We look forward in welcoming you back soon. Warm regards,

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had the High Tue buffet on a Wednesday afternoon and it was lovely. Joanne looked after us so well and the 3 hours slipped by..Service was unhurried and started with a pink moctktail..The crab pancakes were great and the myriad pattiserie and sandwich options...More

Thank MICHAELBRAGALONDON
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear MICHAELBRAGALONDON, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It is truly our honor to know that Joan took good care of you and made your afternoon tea pleasant. We always recommend that one should enjoy each and every moment...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

I visited with my family and we enjoyed every moment of the experience. We decided to request seating indoors as the weather was unpredictable, the tea and cakes were enjoyable. Would recommend a visit to other to experience at least onceMore

Thank SalB65
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear SalB65, Appreciate taking the time to share your experience with us. Glad to know that you enjoyed our afternoon tea. That's true the weather here is really unpredictable but when good it's worth sitting outdoors before it hits the summer. We would love to...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

I like the surrounding with wood panelling and the general ambience of this part of the hotel. It is secluded, exclusive and not filled with people. Unfortunately it is not opened in the morning for breakfast. Spending time here is very special.More

Thank Edmund L
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Dear Edmund L, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Glad to know that you have enjoyed our lobby lounge. Indeed it is and exquisite place and one can really enjoy if needed to spent some time alone. We are open for breakfast from 8 am...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

The quality of food was horrible. My first time and last time there. Also the tea wasn't loose it was a tea bag!!!!!More

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Thank Kiariosoh
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear Kiariosoh, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for the unpleasant experience you had with us with regards to food and the tea offering. Your feedback is truly valuable for us and assure you that we will consider it in a constructive way...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Beautifully decorated, comfortable and peaceful. The view is incredible too. Wish I could go back now!More

Thank Alexis A
Glen P, Manager at Al Bayt, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Alexis A, Appreciate you sharing your experience with us. We were delighted to have you with us and giving us an opportunity to take care of you. You are always welcome to join us and it will be our pleasure to have you every...More

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Fareeda M
14 October 2017|
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Response from Glen P | Property representative |
Dear Fareeda M, As mentioned by Vanessa you can avail the Entertainer Discount of 2-4-1 if you have or if not no worries we will provide you a special discount of 10% on total bill after enrolling you for our U By Emaar... More
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Rishi B
15 August 2016|
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Response from Glen P | Property representative |
Dear Rishi, Apologize for the delay in replying back and thank you for considering Al Bayt for our afternoon tea buffet. We will be offering the buffet only every Fridays & Saturdays until the Mid of September and then on... More
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Rishi B
15 August 2016|
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Response from Glen P | Property representative |
Dear Myart_s, Apologize for the delay in replying back and thank you for considering us for your afternoon tea. I personally recommend the buffet as it has more varieties and unlimited servings with the tea and coffee. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palace Downtown, Lobby Level | The Palace Downtown, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +971 4 888 3444
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  • This restaurant is at Palace Downtown
Description
In a truly palatial Arabian atmosphere with panoramic views of Burj Lake and The Dubai Fountain, indulge in a selection of delectable pastries, sandwiches, premium beverages, juices and exclusive teas and coffees. Building on Dubai’s cosmopolitan culinary landscape, Al Bayt is infusing the timeless tradition of afternoon tea with customary Arabian inspired treats. The ‘Palace Afternoon Tea,’ offers sweets and savouries, complemented by an array of traditional and international teas and coffees. The ‘Timeless Palace Afternoon Tea,’ has treats from the West paired with flavours of the East.
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