- What is Afternoon Tea?
Afternoon tea is a much-cherished tea-related ritual from the early 1840’s. It was a mini meal to fill the gap between lunch and dinner and was composed of scones with clotted cream and jam, delicately cut sandwiches, sweets and delicious cakes.
- What are your tour times?
We currently run five days a week from Wednesday through to Sunday and have three tours a day – 11am, 1:15pm & 3:30pm
- Where is your meeting point?
Our meeting point in just inside the front door of The CHQ building on the 1 Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin. Find us with Google Maps @ http://ow.ly/MBt430kOwRO
- How long does the tour take?
Our tour takes between 70 & 80 minutes (depending on the day and the traffic)
- Is your trip a historical tour?
Our tour is not a historical tour but an Afternoon Tea Experience, with stories of the city shared over your Afternoon Tea Spread as we drive past our much loved historical sights during the non-stop tour. We do have complimentary history booklets on-board providing an overview of the sights passed.
- Where does the tour go?
Here is a link to our usual route, however we constantly monitor traffic, road works and road closures which may affect the route taken on the day - http://ow.ly/yBhX30kOyje
- Is the tour in other languages?
Our tour is hosted in English however we do have history booklets onboard which have been translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish & Chinese.
- Do we need to print off our ticket?
Guests do not have to have a printed ticket but must be able to view details on their phone.
- Is the bus wheelchair friendly?
The bus in dated 1961 and as a result is unfortunately not wheelchair friendly.
- Are there bathrooms onboard?
There are no bathroom facilities onboard however customers have access to full facilities at The CHQ.
- How many can the bus take?
The bus has a maximum capacity of 36 in total – 12 lower saloon / 24 upper saloon.
- Can you hire the bus exclusively?
For information, prices and availability please email us on email@example.com
- Do you cater for coeliac requirements?
Yes we have a number of options onboard:
- Traditional Afternoon Tea
- Gluten Free Afternoon Tea
- Vegetarian Afternoon Tea
Allergies to be noted on booking – the team will do our upmost to facilitate. (If the allergy can’t be facilitated the VVT team will be in contact)