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The Lord Mayor’s Lounge Reopens with an Elegant Afternoon Tea

Home to one of the most pleasurable of rituals at Dublin’s favourite five-star hotel, afternoon tea. The fresh, pretty shades of golden yellow, pale green, buttercream and ivory of The Lord Mayor’s Lounge are echoed in the delicate tones on the plate, with a Classic Afternoon Tea matching the style and colour of this most …

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A Home Away From Home – 8 Luxury Staycations That Will Upgrade Your Festive Plans

While Christmas may carry both good and bad memories for people, there’s no denying that the festive lights and roaring fires bring a smile to faces and help bring people together. With this in mind, why not gather your nearest and dearest and plan a special festive getaway in Ireland. Perfect for kids and adults …

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Damson in Distress? Not Likely Thanks to The Shelbourne’s Quintessentially Irish Signature Cocktail Menu

The Shelbourne Hotel Dublin has launched a Quintessentially Irish Signature Cocktail Menu, and has also given us a sneak peek into the talent behind these creative recipes. Created by Bar Manager Sean McGoldrick and his team of mixologists, the cocktail menu uses predominantly Irish ingredients and liqueurs, including some homemade additions. The goal was to …

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There’s a Red Moon Rising With The Shelbourne’s Quintessentially Irish Signature Cocktail Menu

The Shelbourne Hotel Dublin has launched a Quintessentially Irish Signature Cocktail Menu, and has also given us a sneak peek into the talent behind these creative recipes. Created by Bar Manager Sean McGoldrick and his team of mixologists, the cocktail menu uses predominantly Irish ingredients and liqueurs, including some homemade additions. The goal was to …

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The Sky is The Limit With The Shelbourne’s New Quintessentially Irish Signature Cocktail Menu

The Shelbourne Hotel Dublin has launched a Quintessentially Irish Signature Cocktail Menu, and has also given us a sneak peek into the talent behind these creative recipes. Created by Bar Manager Sean McGoldrick and his team of mixologists, the cocktail menu uses predominantly Irish ingredients and liqueurs, including some homemade additions. The goal was to …

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This Dublin Bar Has Been Shortlisted as One of The Best Bars in The World

The Horseshoe Bar in The Shelbourne Hotel has been shortlisted as one of the best bars in the world for 2018 by luxury network Virtuoso. Virtuoso is a network of the best luxury travel agencies around the world, with this year’s Best of the Best awards being selected by the network and editors of Virtuoso …

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World Travel Awards

The Shelbourne Hotel Joins The World’s Leading Luxury Travel Network

The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin has been awarded membership to Virtuoso, the world’s leading luxury travel network. The exclusive network of world-class members include some of the world’s finest travel advisors and travel partners. Speaking about The Shelbourne’s new membership to Virtuoso, Yvonne Donohue, director of sales & marketing at The Shelbourne, said: “Being welcomed …

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Designated Adult? These are the New-Wave Mocktails you Should Drink in Dublin

James Bond is fond of his Martini, Don Draper likes his Old Fashioneds and Carrie Bradshaw has a soft spot for the Cosmopolitan. But when it comes to non-alcoholic drinks, Hollywood’s most iconic association is perhaps Shirley Temple, the child star who inspired a mix of ginger ale and grenadine, garnished with a cherry. Mocktails …

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Shelbourne Paddington Bear Afternoon Tea

Magical Marmalade Moments – The Shelbourne Now Serves a Paddington Bear Children’s Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea has undergone a resurgence in popularity in recent years though it has long been a beloved tradition by generations of Dubliners and guests from elsewhere to visit The Shelbourne for this tea time treat. Seen as a rite of passage for many families, introducing the younger members of the family to the tradition …

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Ballyfin

Ireland’s Top Hotels Revealed in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

More than 300,000 travellers took part in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, with Ballyfin claiming the top spot in Ireland’s top hotels. The 5-star Co. Laois hotel beat out other prestigious Irish properties, including The Lodge at Ashford Castle, The Shelbourne and The Westbury. Writing about Ballyfin, Condé Nast Traveler said: “If you’ve …

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The 12 Hotels of Christmas – Where Can You Stay This Festive Season?

Despite all the clichés, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. With fairy lights illuminating the dark evenings, roaring fires welcoming you home, festive tunes echoing through the streets, and a beautifully decorated tree completing the picture. However, prepping the perfect Christmas can be a lot of work and not everyone has the …

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This Unforgettable Wine Dinner at The Shelbourne to Highlight Fine Wines with an Irish Connection

This Unforgettable Wine Dinner at The Shelbourne Will Highlight Fine Wines with an Irish Connection

The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel will host a very special wine dinner this Wednesday October 11th: Wine Geese – Bordeaux and Beyond, a soirée that will present wine lovers with a delectabel five course dinner masterfully paired with wonderful wines from Bordeaux and beyond that share a connection with Ireland. Sommelier Nisea Dodd from The Shelbourne Hotel has selected the …

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The Shelbourne Hotel’s Latest Luxurious Afternoon Tea is Frighteningly Delicious

A monster has invaded the Lord Mayor’s Lounge at the Shelbourne Hotel. But don’t panic just yet, it’s the work of the innovative pastry team in The Shelbourne, who after creating an exclusive Floral Afternoon Tea earlier this year have just unveiled their latest creation, a new afternoon tea designed for Halloween. Created with the …

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No.27 Bar at The Shelbourne, Dublin – #TasteCocktailFest

Is there anything better than sipping on an expertly crafted cocktail on a summer’s evening? We think not. With that in mind, TheTaste Summer Cocktail Festival takes the hassle out of the hunt for Ireland’s finest shaken and stirred favourites. With hotspot cocktail bars around the country showcasing their skills with a special cocktail to …

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The Shelbourne Hotel Awarded Best 5 Star Hotel at The CIE Tours International Annual Awards of Excellence

The Shelbourne Awarded Best 5 Star Hotel at The CIE Tours International Annual Awards of Excellence

At this year’s CIE Tours International Annual Awards of Excellence, The Shelbourne Hotel took home the award for Best 5 Star Hotel, adding to it’s list of accolades and stellar reputation worldwide. CIE Tours International chairman Vivienne Jupp and chief executive officer Elizabeth Crabill presented the 13 overall category winners with their prizes. Presenting the awards …

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The Shelbourne Hotel Announces One Golden Ticket is Hidden in Christmas Puddings

The Shelbourne Hotel Announces One Golden Ticket is Hidden in Christmas Puddings

Made with love from a traditional recipe in the kitchens of The Shelbourne Hotel every Christmas, the much loved Christmas puddings served at the hotel are also available to purchase to eat at home. This year, one lucky winner will find a Golden Ticket carefully tucked away in their pudding wrapper, ready to be found on Christmas …

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Win a Sunday Overnight Stay in The Shelbourne with Dinner for Two in The Saddle Room – Closed

The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel invites you to sample the finest Irish ingredients with a selection of signature dishes from Executive Head Chef Garry Hughes. Offering Festive Lunch and Dinner Menus throughout December, from 1st–23rd and 26th–30th, with its intimate but lively feel and attentive service, The Saddle Room is the perfect venue …

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World Travel Awards: Six Irish Hotels Among Europe’s Finest

Last Monday night, the winners of the World Travel Awards’ 23rd edition were announced in Sardinia. Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa was along the six Irish hotels that received special mentions at the ceremony: Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa: It was recognised as Ireland’s leading hotel   Dromoland Castle: Ireland’s leading boutique hotel.   The Shelbourne …

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Win an Oyster Dinner for Four on the opening night of the annual Oyster Festival at The Shelbourne Hotel – Closed

To celebrate the return of the Oyster Festival to The Shelbourne Dublin, we are offering you the chance to win an Oyster Dinner for Four people on the opening night of the annual Oyster Festival on the evening of September 1st. Celebrating a fine old tradition, the annual Oyster Festival at The Shelbourne Dublin runs …

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