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The Season's Diamond Afternoon Tea Experience

Spilling the tea since 1816

Originally built in 1813 The Imperial Hotel is steeped in more than 200 years of history and therefore exudes authentic regency era elegance. With a longstanding tradition of hosting historical figures, famous authors and even royal guests this whimsical new theme is more than fitting! The Season’s Diamond package will be expressed through a new bespoke afternoon tea handcrafted by the hotel's talented pastry chefs, with beauty boosting spa treatments to ensure you have a ‘pleasing countenance’ and an overnight stay for two in one of their well appointed rooms making it appealing enough to entice even the most ‘rakish of suitors’.

Society gossip is already hot under the collar in anticipation of the newest signature afternoon tea to be launched on the Cork City scene. The ‘Seasons Diamond’ afternoon tea features sweet delights named after favourite characters and period elements from the Bridgerton series including:  ‘Queens Diamond’ a champagne Jelly, vanilla  mascarpone mousse, strawberry  compote, pink  chiffon sponge, white chocolate case, ‘Whistledowns Tea’ a Yuzu mousse, citrus cream and matcha sponge with a chocolate coin,  ‘Danburys Dream’ a chocolate sablé biscuit, kirsch whipped ganache, black cherry jelly, chocolate crunch and chocolate sponge, ‘The Beaux and the Bees’ Lemon curd set on a linzer cookie and a ‘Regency royal scone’ with golden sultanas.  Savoury delights and Sandwiches including pulled-chicken with golden raisins and tarragon on choux pastry, a Reuben with wild rocket, Ballymaloe relish, Pico de Gallo and original gubbeen cheese, rounding off the savoury tier will be a market smoked salmon mousse garnished with black caviar, fresh dill and classic cucumber sandwich with mint and cream cheese. All in all it promises to be a mouth watering experience showcasing locally sourced ingredients expertly prepared and a must do experience for any avid Bridgerton fan!


Afternoon Tea Menu 


This glamorous afternoon tea experience is priced at €45 per person.
€53 with a glass of prosecco.
€60 with a glass of champagne.
The Season's Diamond themed cocktails are individually priced.




Allergen Information
Whilst we will do all we can to accommodate guests with food intolerances and allergies we are unable to guarantee that dishes will be completely allergen-free. Please let us know if you suffer from allergies or have special dietary requirements 24 hours in advance. 


Useful Information
Monday to Sunday: 12pm to 3pm 
Afternoon Tea is €45 per person
Contact: 021 4274040
Must be booked 24 hours in advance