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Ariel House; Dublin can be heaven….

“For Dublin can be heaven with coffee at eleven and a stroll in Stephen’s Green….” Spring is definitely in the air and with it has brought brighter evenings and a new vigour around Dublin. We find in the darker months guests are asking us where they can find a nice restaurant or pub with an […]

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Ariel House; Tray Bake

Tray Bake We love a tray bake here in Ariel House. It is a lovely way of serving seasonal fruit and is always easy to slice up and serve to a crowd. We tend to use the same cake mixture and then change the flavours by adding fruit, chocolate, nuts and sometimes even dollops of […]

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Ariel House; Savoury Sandwiches

Dainty savoury sandwiches are an essential introduction to the ceremony of afternoon tea. Afternoon tea is a tradition that is as much about the conversation as it is about the treats. Savoury sandwiches should be no more than three bites and essential that you can hold it in one hand. When preparing afternoon tea you […]

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Our Top Five Afternoon Tea Recipes from Ariel House!

We are so excited as tonight our favourite baking show The Great British Bake Off is back! We are looking forward to lots of new recipes, fancy fondants, rum babas, outrageous cakes and some traditional baking thrown in for good measure. It is such a wonderful show and the whole family can sit down and […]

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Ariel House; Refreshing Lemonade.

What an absolutely beautiful summers day we had today. After weeks of grey skies and muggy temperatures it was so wonderful to see wispy clouds and bright blue skies. I often think when I am strolling around Dublin that people seem so much happier when the weather is good. Plenty of smiling faces around the […]

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Afternoon Tea Pavlova at Ariel House.

It’s a miserable and wet afternoon in Dublin but we are looking forward to a busy weekend here in Ariel House! We have guests staying from all over the world and have two busy days of afternoon teas ahead. This pavlova is always a hit with our guests and we are always guaranteed to have […]

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Ariel House – October Favourites

It has been a busy month here in Ariel House! We have hosted many afternoon teas, welcomed guests from all over the world, have felt both immense joy & sorrow following our wonderful Irish rugby team in the World Cup and we were thrilled to feature as the best value afternoon tea in the Sunday […]

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Ariel House recommends a visit to The Discover Ireland Horse Show!

The Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, 5th – 9th August 2015 Here in Ballsbridge The Discover Ireland Horse Show is an institution! It has been held annually in The RDS since 1881 and each year grows more in popularity. The best of Irish horses and the most talented showjumpers in the world come together to […]

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