Award-winning DIFC venue unveils the secrets behind its traditional Chinese Tea selection
Royal China, the Chinese restaurant at the heart of DIFC, is already known for its extensive tea menu, and is now offering afternoon tea.
Expect health-inspired tea infusions, prepared with traditional techniques, as a charming talking point for a business meeting or social gathering.
Each infusion is prepared by Royal China’s experts and made with a homemade jasmine flower tea; a traditional Chinese delicacy sourced from the country’s south and carefully dried to retain its flavour. Along with the refreshing tea, a selection of delicious pastries will be served to complete the culinary journey.
The traditional tea menu comprises an array of different flavours:
Bai Mu Dan – Literally means “white peony”. A white tea from Fujian province. The full flavoured tea leaves comprises young leaves and leaf shoots.
Long Jin – A sweet, light green tea from Zheijang province, made of pan-roasted leaveswhich are edible after infusion.
Dahong Pao Chan – Produced in the Wuyi Mountains, this red tea infusion has a strong mineral body with a sweet finish.
Tin Guan Yin – An infusion between green and black tea, this oolong tea has a fruity, light and refreshing taste, ideal for warm days.
The Afternoon Tea is available from Sundays to Thursdays, 3:30 pm to 6pm, priced at AED 68 per person including Chinese tea and pastry.
Royal China Dubai, 4L2-001 The Balcony, Precinct Building 4, D.I.F.C., Dubai, UAE