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Breakfast Together Week: Delicious Pancake Recipe

  Breakfast Together Week takes place this year from the 6th of October to 12th of October. Breakfasts are hosted across the country to help support the ISPCC Childline services which help children in need 24 hours a day. It is a great initiative to get people together and to raise awareness for this fantastic [...]

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Cakes Fit for a Queen

  Back when we were younger, an Irish tea table was not considered complete without a plate of freshly made Queen Cakes upon it. In other houses, they were called fairy buns or butterfly buns, but in our house, they were always called Queen Cakes. The whole act of creaming the butter and sugar together, [...]

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Ariel House Mini Meringues!

We recently had an email from an American guest who had enjoyed our afternoon tea so much that they were trying to recreate it for some friends back home in New York. She especially wanted to know how we made our mini meringues as she had been making them for years but could not get [...]

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Homemade Lemonade

We were so delighted to see The Great British Bake Off back on our screens last week! We are huge fans of home baking here in Ariel House as you all know and we are just loving the surge in interest in home baked treats that we see all around us! It is such a [...]

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Hotel & Catering Gold Medal Awards 2014 Nomination

We at Ariel House are delighted to announce the hard work and dedication of our team has been recognised! Our Dublin guesthouse has been selected as a finalist in the 26th Annual Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards. The Hotel and Catering Review Magazine is the leading business publication for the Irish hospitality sector, [...]

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An Award-Winning Breakfast by Our Ariel House Chef’s

Over the years, we have built up a reputation as being one of the best B&B’s in Dublin and although we pride ourselves on the charming elegance and Victorian features of our bedrooms, B&B stands for more than just beds – it’s about the breakfast too! Our Breakfast Chef, Rose, recently celebrated her 12 year [...]

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Kidding Around in Dublin – Keeping Children of All Ages Entertained During Easter

  As the Easter break approaches, many of our guests and indeed many of you, will be contemplating how to keep their children entertained. This blog post details 5 of our top recommended places to visit in Dublin to keep your children entertained. Natural History Museum Most children have a fascination for animals and insects [...]

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Mother’s Day Pavlova – Afternoon Tea / Dessert Recipe

Mothers’ Day takes place in Ireland this Sunday, the 30th of March.  It is always celebrated earlier in Ireland than most other countries. It is nonetheless usually a big celebration where we celebrate our wonderful mother’s and even our grandmother’s. The occasion is usually highlighted by a special meal or afternoon tea either at home or [...]

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Art in Dublin | Museum & Gallery Recommendations

Art in Dublin Dublin offers a wonderful variety of galleries and museums for visitors keen on viewing art. Whether your preference is ancient manuscripts or modern photography – the art in Dublin  suit all tastes. We have put together a selection of some of the museums and galleries that we recommend to guests of our Dublin [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Dublin

St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Dublin We are so looking forward to welcoming visitors to our guesthouse in Dublin for what will undoubtedly be a fantastic few days. Dublin will come alive this weekend with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Of course, this is not just centered on Dublin but all around Ireland and in fact, the [...]

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