THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI, GRAND CANAL

PO Box 91888, Khor Al Maqta’a, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone:  +9712 8188888   •  Map & Directions
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Alba



A comfortable, classic lobby lounge with its vaulted ceiling and semi-private dining areas is the place to try traditional Afternoon Tea made famous by The Ritz-Carlton.

Additional Information:

  • Opening hours: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily
  • Opera singer in the grand lobby 7 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • Afternoon tea experience daily from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Smart casual attire

For afternoon tea reservations, please call 9712-818-8282.
 



Easter Afternoon Tea
Venue: Alba Lobby Lounge, Lobby Level
Date: March 30 – April 5, 2015; 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Indulge in chef Laurent’s floral afternoon tea featuring savoury hors d'oeuvres, Easter egg pralines, cranberry scones, homemade macaroons and a dessert menu inspired by the delicate garden flowers: rose cream choux, poppy flower and berry tart, lavender vanilla napoleon and violet flower mini éclair. Floral afternoon tea is best enjoyed with a guided tasting of tea blends carefully selected by Alba’s tea sommelier.

Price: AED 120++ per stand. Advance reservations required.

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail.


Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony in Alba

Venue: Alba Lobby Lounge
Time: Daily, advanced reservations required.

Gong Fu Cha or "tea with great skill" is a traditional tea ceremony based on centuries-old Chinese method of tea-making. The 20-minute ritual requires not only knowledge but skill in selecting and using the tools and is infused with legends and stories about the history of tea-making. Learn to brew your Oolong or ‘black dragon tea’ tea Gong Fu style and enjoy its delicate taste and balanced aroma.
Price: AED 158++ for two guests

For reservations or inquiries, please contact 9712-818-8282 or e-mail.