An Afternoon Tea to Remember: The best Afternoon Tea in Galway
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An Afternoon Tea to Remember: The best Afternoon Tea in Galway

When it comes to selecting a luxurious activity for your afternoon with friends or family, nothing could be finer that a bit of afternoon tea. Platters layered with delicious bites and treats with coffee, tea and even a glass of bubbly if you are feeling fancy - afternoon tea in Galway is truly an experience you'll never forget! Discover our recommendations for an afternoon tea to remember in Galway right here..

the g Hotel & Spa

Take your seat in luxurious surroundings of the g Hotel & Spa as the highly-trained team shower you with the 5-star service that is the cornerstone of their iconic afternoon tea. While they do that, their pastry chefs will be busy turning delicious local ingredients into homemade and handcrafted pastries, freshly baked scones, intricately detailed savory bites, and mouth-watering sweet treats. The g Hotel & Spa also provides alternative Afternoon Tea options to cater to vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free guests.
Old Dublin Rd, Wellpark // €38 per person // more here


above: photo courtesy of the g hotel

Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate

An afternoon tea fit for a king and queen is served at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. You will be spoilt for choice with their dainty assortments which include freshly baked scones, seasonal sandwiches, and decadent pastries, macaroons and cakes served with loose leaf tea, herbal tea selection or freshly brewed coffee. The elegant surroundings and faultless presentation make it a memorable occasion aided by friendly, efficient and knowledgeable staff. Enjoy this all in an opulent setting with elegant, welcoming service, transforming tea into an indulgent treat.
Bushypark // €45 per person // more here


above: photo courtesy of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate

The Connacht Hotel 

We all like to treat ourselves from time to time and indulge in some of the finer things in life. If, like us, you enjoy a good cup of tea and a chat, in a relaxed atmosphere then why not indulge in the afternoon tea served at The Connacht Hotel. With various afternoon tea options which includes a family version, everyone gets to partake in this traditional afternoon delight. This afternoon tea features; fresh cream and scones, gourmet finger sandwiches and a selection of miniature cakes all served with tea and coffee.
Old Dublin Rd, East Galway // €26 per person // more here


above: photo courtesy of The Connacht Hotel 

Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

Pamper yourself at Lough Rea Hotel & Spa and enjoy their fabulous afternoon tea of sumptuous finger sandwiches and delightful pastries as you take in the stunning panoramic views of Loughrea lake and the mountains beyond. At Lough Rea Hotel & Spa it isn't only adults who get to have all the fun. Their prince & princess afternoon tea is the perfect treat for your little one to celebrate a special occasion. I mean, what little kid wouldn't love a birthday tea-party?
Old Galway Rd // €29 per person // more here 


above: photo courtesy of Lough Rea Hotel & Spa 

The Galmont Hotel

Having established itself as one of Galway's must do experiences, an afternoon tea at The Galmont Hotel comes highly recommended. Their menus change with the seasons and they always feature the finest local ingredients in both savoury and sweet offerings. All of their delicious food options are complemented by the stunning views of Lough Atalia and beyond. What better way to enjoy a relaxed weekend in Galway than partaking in a bit of pampering in the form of afternoon tea at The Galmont.
Lough Atalia Rd, Fairgreen // €30 per person // more here 


above: photo courtesy of The Galmont

The Hardiman

A symphony of gentle indulgence, afternoon tea is a time-honoured tradition which has been enjoyed by guests at The Hardiman for over 170 years. It offer a 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. They have a separate menu for kids so even your little ones can take part in this wholesome tradition. Its gorgeous interior will make you feel as if you're on the set of a Victorian period drama and heightens the elegance of the occasion.
Eyre Square // €32 per person // more here


above: photo courtesy of The Hardiman

Galway Bay Hotel

Enjoy Afternoon Tea in Galway overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at Galway Bay Hotel. This is the perfect place to relax and share an indulgent treat with friends and family. Enjoying an afternoon full of their delectable array of freshly baked scones, pastries, finger cut sandwiches and sweet treats is the perfect addition to a day spent in Salthill. Whether you're catching up with friends or treating your family members to a special dining experience, it really is one of best spots for afternoon tea in Galway!
The Promenade, Salthill // €27 per person // more here 


above: photo courtesy of Galway Bay Hotel 

Clayton Hotel Galway

At Clayton Hotel Galway the afternoon tea menu is created by the experienced Head Chef, Gareth McGrath and his award-winning kitchen team using all locally sourced produce. Presented in an elegant and delightful manner, afternoon tea here consists of finger-sized portions, delicate pastries, fresh scones and cakes that certainly won’t disappoint in deliciousness. For this afternoon tea, the chefs can accommodate a wide range of special dietary requirements such as wheat, gluten-free and dairy intolerance.
Monivea Rd, Ballybrit // €29.95 per person // more here 


above: photo courtesy of Clayton Hotel 

Oranmore Lodge Hotel

Sit back, relax and prepare to be spoiled at the afternoon tea experience at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. They serve a menu that features homemade freshly baked scones, gourmet sandwiches and a selection of tantalising desserts. All of course served with a selection of tea or coffee. Upgrade the traditional afternoon tea to include prosecco, gin or champagne to make the afternoon all the more fizzier! This is the ideal place to meet up with some friends for a chat and a bit of fancy fun.
Oranmore // €26 per person // more here


above: photo courtesy of Oranmore Lodge Hotel 

Feature photo courtesy of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate.

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