Tasty Dublin treats in a biscuit tin on wheels

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The distinctive Vintage Tea Tours livery. RICHARD WALTER

Richard Walter samples a highfalutin’ scrumptious Routemaster adventure and a ‘cupán tae’ through the streets broad and narrow of Dublin city, discovering how a biscuit tin inspired the bright new transformation of the Vintage Tea Tours company into Vintage Tea Trips

The Vintage Tea Tour of Dublin had its first run in September 2016. Karen Nixon is the owner of the business. She came from a property background and was new to the transport and tourism industry but had always found vintage transport an extremely romantic notion. Afternoon tea onboard a vintage double-deck bus with a lot of banter seemed to match the Irish psyche extremely well.

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