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Summer Afternoon Tea at Lawlor's

- Posted on: 29/06/2023 - $itemValue.title

Nestled in the centre of the town of Naas, Ireland, you'll find our hotel with a rich history and a timeless tradition. Originally opening its doors as a tearoom in 1913, Lawlor's of Naas has become the epitome of elegance and sophistication. Join us as we delve into the fascinating history of afternoon tea and discover why Lawlor's Hotel is the ideal destination to indulge in an afternoon tea experience in its luxurious surroundings.



The Origins of Afternoon Tea:



To truly appreciate the allure of Lawlor's Hotel and its afternoon tea, let's journey back to the 19th century. It was during this time that Anna, the Duchess of Bedford, found herself longing for a small meal to ward off the hunger pangs between lunch and dinner. The concept of afternoon tea emerged as a solution to this predicament. It quickly became a fashionable social event for the British aristocracy and eventually spread throughout the world.



As afternoon tea gained popularity, it became synonymous with refined elegance, delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and an assortment of pastries and cakes. Today, afternoon tea continues to be a beloved tradition embraced by countless tea enthusiasts across the globe.



Lawlor's of Naas - A Timeless Destination for Afternoon Tea:


Step into the enchanting world of Lawlor's Hotel, and you'll find yourself transported to an era of grandeur and sophistication. Originally established as a tearoom in 1913, Lawlor's has stood the test of time, and with its recent renovation, the hotel has successfully retained its historical charm while offering a luxurious and contemporary ambiance.



In our new Lobby area you'll find the perfect surroundings to catch up with friends and indulge in the spoils of afternoon tea. This summer our hotel will provide a tranquil and picturesque setting to savor a leisurely afternoon, basking in the warm sunlight filtering through the windows. As you settle into its elegant surroundings, you can enjoy a carefully curated menu with an array of delectable treats, including dainty sandwiches with a variety of fillings, freshly baked scones served with clotted cream and preserves, and a mouthwatering assortment of cakes and pasteries. Accompany this delightful selection with a selection of teas or make it a sparkling experience with a glass of pink prosecco.



A Summer Afternoon Tea Experience:


From light and refreshing tea blends to mouthwatering desserts adorned with fresh fruits, Lawlor's Hotel ensures that every aspect of your afternoon tea is a celebration of the season.


Desserts include: Chocolate mousse, macaroons, blueberry cheesecake, sticky toffee tartlet and more.


Sandwiches include: prosciutto with cress and mustard, coronation chicken served on spinach bread, goat's cheese bouchee with roast red peppers, prawn marierose on soda bread with samphire and more. 


Afternoon Tea is served from 1pm - 3pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Peruse our Afternooon Tea menu here or email to make a reservation.