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Afternoon Tea In Cork City

Afternoon tea in our Tea Room, Cork, is the perfect way to start, or end a day of shopping with friends and family in the city. Escape the bustling city and relax in the luxury of our cosy Tea Room in The MET Cork.

We offer our guests the quintessential Afternoon Tea experience, with our own unique dash of innovation. Enjoy our indulgent offering – a selection of traditional homemade sandwiches, wide assortment of pastries and delectable desserts. Enjoy a choice of hot blend teas and artisan coffee.

You will be served your Afternoon Tea in the splendor of our Tea Room at The MET, while our Afternoon Tea concierge will prepare and pour your teas, coffees and tipples.

Should you wish to celebrate an occasion with friends and family, or treat yourself, why not indulge in a glass of Perlage Prosecco – an organic, vegan Prosecco from the historic winery in the Veneto Region, only 40km from Venice.

Afternoon tea is €35pp, or €42pp with Prosecco.

Around The World Afternoon Tea

Inspired by his travels around the world, Vasil Baci, our Head Chef at The Metropole Hotel has curated a unique taste experience incorporating flavours from over 12 countries.

Delight your taste buds from first bite to last sip as you travel from Turkey to Tunisia and from London to Greece. You can explore the world from the comforting surrounds of our MET Tea Room.

Around The World Afternoon Tea

Around The World Afternoon Tea €35pp for Classic Afternoon Tea / €43pp for Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Served daily from 12.30pm – 4pm (pre-booking essential)

Top Tier

Avocado and dark chocolate mousse, fresh raspberry N, D
Victoria sponge with strawberry jam, fresh strawberries and cream G, D, E, X
Vasil’s heaven pistachio Baklava G, N, D
Cork’s Famous Hadji Bey Rose Turkish Delight X, G
Tunisian orange and almond cake G, D, E

Middle Tier

Freshly baked sweet scones with whipped cream and selection of fruit jam D, G
Homemade fruit and vanilla scone - Served with Cork salted butter, Irish strawberry jam and clotted cream D, E, G
Coconut and cranberry rice pudding with fresh fig

Bottom Tier

Freshly Baked Each Morning, Served with Jam & Clotted Cream D, G, E
Cork’s spiced beef mini brioche - With Waterfall farm leaves, Ballymaloe relish E, D, G
Irish smoked salmon on homemade soda bread - With saffron mayonnaise and dill pickled vegetables G, F, D, Mt, E, X
Free range egg and chive mayonnaise - With smoked streaky bacon on granary bread G, E, Mt
Queen Elizabeth Coronation Chicken - With apricot and cos lettuce on white bread G, Mt, E, X


Refreshing and cooling, a traditional aid to digestion
Light, flora & sweetness, naturally caffeine-free & renowned for its calming properties.
Lemon & Ginger
A caffeine-free infusion of tangy lemon and fiery ginger pieces
Red Berry
Caffeine-free features rosehip, hibiscus, apple, orange and red berry flavours.
Gunpowder Green
Distinctive rounded and slightly sweet taste with an aromatic flavour
Finest green tea, delicately scented with dried Jasmine blossoms
Earl Grey
China black tea, delicately scented with Bergamot and blended with pure cornflowers

Coffee Selection

Americano €3.50
Latte €4
Cappuccino €4
Flat White €4
Espresso €3.50
Decaf Coffee €3.50
Irish Coffee €8.50
Bailey's Coffee €8.50


(D) Dairy (Ms) Molluscs (G) Gluten (E) Eggs (M) Mustard (F) Fish (C) Celery (N) Nuts (X) Sulphates (Cr) Crustaceans (P) Peanuts (Sb) Soybeans (M) Milk (Ss) Sesame Seeds (L) Lupin (S) Seeds (Vo) Vegan Option. All our meats, poultry & game are “Feile Bia” approved & our beef is 100% Irish

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