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z - Santa's Afternoon Tea 2022

Join us for a fun event where you will enjoy our special festive Afternoon Tea for the whole family and fun activities, before a special visit from Santa with a gift for every child.

This event is suited to families with children aged 3-10 years old. Children under 3 can still take part in some activities with the support of an adult. To relax and fully enjoy the experience, families will be seated and served at their own table.

Once you have selected your preferred location and date you will be able to choose from the following meal options, subject to availability:

Children’s Menu (£13.99):

  • Children's Festive Afternoon Tea (964kcal per person)
    • A selection of freshly made finger sandwiches, on a mix of white and grain bread, filled with ham, tuna mayonnaise and jam.  
    • One of our famous Dobbies scones, plus fresh carrot and cucumber sticks served with a dipping cream cheese.
    • Sweet treats including orange jelly, a delicious strawberry dessert and a Christmas themed muffin.  

Child ticket includes food, activities and a gift from Santa.

Adult’s Menu (£13.50 including free tea and coffee refills):

  • Adult Festive Afternoon Tea (846kcal per person)
    • First tier - includes a selection of freshly made finger sandwiches, on a mix of white & grain bread, filled with turkey & stuffing, smoked salmon, cream cheese & chives and brie & grape.
    • Second tier - On our our famous Dobbies fruit scones and a festive scone, served with Cornish clotted cream & a mini pot of jam.
    • Top tier - a selection of delicious, sweet treats including a blackberry delice, mince pie, blackberry topped filled cream tart and a mini-Christmas pudding.
  • Adult Traditional Afternoon Tea: a selection of finger sandwiches, dainty mini cakes, freshly made scones with jam & clotted cream, plus a pot of tea or small coffee (811kcals per person)

Please note that adult options do not include a gift from Santa.

Add to your experience:

  • For those wanting to add a savoury twist we have a plate of additional treats, including prawn marie rose vol au vents, savoury cheese vol au vents and pigs in blankets with cranberry sauce (409kcal per plate) for only £2.95
  • Choose to upgrade your hot drink to a delicious latte (117kcal), cappuccino (92kcal), mocha (234kcal), hot chocolate (234kcal) or speciality tea (14kcal) for just £0.50 extra (no unlimited refills)

We are unable to offer no gluten versions of our afternoon tea.

Food offering in Northern Ireland may differ to what is stated.  Please ask a member of our Lisburn team for more information.

Calories shown only apply in England, Scotland and Wales.

Free refills include additional teas (12kcal) or small coffees (14kcal)

To give you peace of mind when booking, we have a Book with Confidence policy. Find out more here    

Attendance Instructions

Further Detail:

  • Please refer to our event FAQs which provide lots more detail on common questions
  • Please note that this is a ticket only family event, all adults and children who would like to attend require a pre-purchased ticket
  • Babies under 1 can attend with other booked family members without a full price ticket however no food or gift will be included.  Please note any additional babies during the booking process so that space can be allocated at your table
  • Please make your way to the restaurant and present your booking reference / ticket to a member of the Restaurant Team
  • Children must remain under the care and supervision of an adult for the event duration
  • Advance booking is recommended as key dates sell out quickly so book now to avoid disappointment.
  • Where a session is shown as 'Sold Out' – we're sorry, there are no more tickets available for that time.
  • Toys are unavailable to choose in advance.
  • Please let us know on the customer details page of any special dietary requirements or required assistance.
  • This event will not take place at Aberdeen, Ashford, Atherstone, Aylesbury, Ayr, Beaconsfield, Birtley, Boston, Braehead, Brighton, Bury St Edmunds, Carlisle, Chesterfield, Cirencester, Dundee, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, Gailey, Galton, Gillingham, Gloucester, Gosforth, Hare Hatch, Harlestone Heath, Havant, Hungerford, Huntingdon, Inverness, Keston, Kings Lynn, Lelant, Lisburn, Liverpool, Livingston, Marple, Milngavie, Milton Keynes, Moreton Park, Morpeth, Northampton, Pennine, Peterborough, Ponteland, Preston, Reading, Royston, Rugby, Sandyholm, Shenstone, Shepton Mallet, Shrewsbury, Southport, Stapleton, Stirling, Stockton, Swansea, Swindon, Telford, Tewkesbury, Thornbury, Woodbridge, Woodcote Green and York.
  • Calories for drinks containing milk are based on using semi-skimmed milk 
  • Adults need around 2000kcal a day. Calorie information is correct at the time of publishing however, some product variations can occur which can affect calorie information 
  • For allergen information please check the allergen sheets on the Dobbies website. Due to the size and complexity of our kitchen we are unable to guarantee the absence of allergens in our products.