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As part of ongoing enhancements to The Shelbourne Dublin, access to the hotel entrance, reception and lobby is restricted. The Lord Mayors Lounge and Horseshoe Bar are temporarily closed during this time. Alternative dining options are available with hotel access via Kildare Street.


Reservations + 353 1 6634500

The Lord Mayor’s Lounge

Comfort & Style Combined

Welcome to The Lord Mayor’s Lounge, Dublin’s most historic Drawing Room, which for centuries has been home to one of the most elegant and timeless traditions of Afternoon Tea.

We invite you to enjoy the luxurious surroundings, lovingly restored in the colour scheme of a traditional 19th Century Irish country house, illuminated with a shimmering Waterford Crystal Chandelier.

Delight in our collection of special licensed paintings from The National Gallery of Ireland and complete your afternoon tea experience with the gentle music of our resident pianist.

For more information or for advance bookings please call + 353 1 6634500

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Festive Afternoon Tea is served daily in The Lord Mayor’s Lounge.

Festive Afternoon Tea sittings:

11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:30pm, 7:00pm

An Evening  Menu is served daily from 7 pm.

For more information please call + 353 1 6634500

Afternoon Tea at The Shelbourne Hotel

Shelbourne Afternoon Tea, has become an iconic tradition in Dublin. It is not uncommon to see famous Irish and international faces mingling with local Dubliners enjoying this award-winning indulgence.

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