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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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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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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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Now You Can Make Ariel House Recipes at Home

  We are already a few months into the New Year and despite a recent bout of bad weather, it looks like there are some promises of spring on the horizon. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ariel House this year and meeting new guests who have discovered us over the course of [...]

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Food Hotspots near Ariel House Guesthouse In Ballsbridge

This week, we asked Lorraine Griffin, who is a freelance food and lifestyle writer, to give us her top 5 foodie hotspots in the Ballsbridge area surrounding Ariel House. Roly’s Bistro & Cafe has been a stalwart of the Dublin dining scene for over 20 years. A lively spot, their award-winning chefs produce consistently high-quality food. [...]

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