An Afternoon Tea to Remember in Galway
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An Afternoon Tea to Remember in Galway

There are few things in this life that fill you with such a feeling of opulence as a spot of afternoon tea! It really is luxury at its finest and here are Galway's best spots for when you're in a fancy mood...

Sandwich squares, jam-laden scones and sweet treats galore, afternoon tea is the ideal way to spend a hen night, a special occasion or a fancy afternoon with your nearest and dearest. Throw in a glass of prosecco and you’re in paradise! Read on for our recommendations

Afternoon Tea Galway

Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate
Indulge in an afternoon fit for a queen with the help of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. Enjoy a truly memorable experience with their Classic Afternoon Tea. You'll be spoilt for choice with their selection of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones and beautifully presented tartlets and cakes, with an array of herbal teas and specialty coffee. Or, go a step further and treat yourself to a bottle of bubbly by selecting their Champagne Afternoon Tea. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, or just spending some quality time with family, you'll be dining in style with Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

Bushypark, Galway // more here

Claregalway Hotel 
Indulge in an Afternoon Tea and enjoy sumptuous savoury bites and delicacies such as finger sandwiches, dainty pastries, freshly prepared cakes and scones served alongside a pot of tea or freshly brewed coffee in the surrounds of the popular Bia & Co Alfresco Terrace and Gastrobar at the Claregalway Hotel. Whether it's a family celebration, a bridal shower, a birthday, or just a get together with old friends, you’re sure to have a wonderful afternoon. The chefs have put together great seasonal menus with fresh local produce for the afternoon tea experience including 3 different drinks options.
Claregalway, Galway // more here

Galway Bay Hotel
Breathtaking views of Galway bay and platters of indulgent treats make up the afternoon tea experience at Galway Bay Hotel. Their delectable array of freshly baked scones, pastries, delicious finger cut sandwiches and sweet treats is a tempting option when in Salthill. At the amazing price of €19 per person with the chance of adding a glass of bubbly from only €5, it really is too good to miss!
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway // more here 

Hendrick's High Tea in Tigh Nora 
Blowing the concept of traditional afternoon tea out of the water, Tigh Nora’s Hendrick’s High Tea features all the staples, from tiers of freshly baked scones and savoury tartlets to sweet treats and miniature desserts with the added excitement of some beloved gin. Your Hendrick’s gin and tonic will be served in the prettiest teapot and China cups, creating an experience like no other. A favourite for hen parties, birthday fun or engagement celebrations, you can even get a voucher for the gin lover in your life. Some of the treats are even gin-infused so, really, what more could you want?
8 Cross Street, Galway // more here

The g Hotel Afternoon Tea

The g hotel & Spa
The 5 star g Hotel is known for top-class food and the team there has created the ultimate dining experience with their various Afternoon Tea dining options. Take your seat in luxurious surroundings as the highly-trained team of waiters shower you with the 5-star service that is the cornerstone of their iconic Afternoon Tea. Enjoy a selection of handcrafted pastries, freshly baked scones and an array of finger sandwiches in the stylish, designer surroundings of the g Hotel. Whether you’re dining with your family, a group of friends or celebrating with your loved one the height of luxury just got even better.

Old Dublin Rd, Galway // more here

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The House Hotel 
The Yard at The House Hotel believe that being good deserves a treat and what better way to treat the little ones, or to mark a special occasion, than to share the experience and accompany grown-ups for the Children’s Afternoon Tea. Their traditional Afternoon Tea serves a delicious combination of sweet and savoury treats and your choice of Fonté tea or coffee. The addition of Prosecco, Gin or Champagne makes the afternoon all the more enjoyable and can be added on or before arrival.
Merchants Road Lower, Galway // more here. 

The Hardiman

The Hardiman 
A symphony of gentle indulgence, Afternoon Tea is a time-honoured tradition which has been savoured by generations of guests at The Hardiman. Served daily from 12.30-5.30pm, this is your chance to relax with a selection of delectable treats created by the Head Pastry Chef, accompanied by teas and coffees selected by the in-house tea masters and barista. The fancy interior will make you feel as if you're on the set of a Victorian period drama and only heightens all the flavours. If you’re on a mission to really spoil yourself, then add a bottle of bubbly to top off your delightful afternoon.

Eyre Square, Galway // more here

Oranmore Lodge Hotel
Sit back, relax and prepare to be spoiled at this Afternoon Tea experience in Oranmore. Oranmore Lodge Hotel provide a menu featuring homemade scones with fresh cream and jam, gourmet finger sandwiches and a selection of desserts along with some teas and coffee. There’s always the option of upgrading your package to include a choice of bubbly or gin to make the afternoon all the more vibrant. Afternoon tea is served in the Hunt Room Restaurant and Sun Lounge between 2.30pm to 5pm ensuring the perfect backdrop for a tea party with friends. Conveniently located in Oranmore, about 15 minute drive outside Galway city and just off the main roads and motorways into the city, this is an ideal place to meet up with some friends for a chat and a bit of fancy fun.
Oranmore, Galway // more here

Afternoon Tea Galway

Dillisk on the Docks at Harbour Hotel
The 4 star waterfront hotel in the heart of Galway provides a classic afternoon tea for two with the added enjoyment of prosecco if you would like (which we all do). Sit back and relax in The Harbour Hotel’s stylishly rustic lobby, where the comfortable furnishings, muted lighting and soft, vibrant colours will make you feel like royalty. From the three tiered platter of exquisitely prepared sandwiches, wraps and home-baked scones to some seriously tasty sweet treats and delicacies, you’ll be looking for any old excuse to celebrate with afternoon tea.
New Dock Rd, Galway // more here.

Cupán Tae 
Step back in time into one of the most exquisite afternoon tea settings in all of Connacht. Cupán Tae welcomes you to indulge in their handcrafted, tea-focused and tea-infused Afternoon Delight. From your first step inside the blush pink door, you’re greeted with a warm welcome and excellent service. With their hats tipped to tradition, Alison and her team strive to preserve the fine traditions of the iconic tea party through a fusion of traditional etiquette with a contemporary twist. From their frilled linens to their antique bone china, the experience is nothing short of luxury. Spread out over two floors, Cupán Tae has over 50 varieties of loose leaf teas on offer, so make sure to pop in for one of the most divine tea rooms around town.
No.8 Quay Ln, Galway // more here.

Cupán Tae Afternoon Tea