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Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel, Galway, County Galway
Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel, Galway, County Galway
Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel, Galway, County Galway
Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel, Galway, County Galway
Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel, Galway, County Galway

Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel

3.7
3.7
48 reviews
€31 to €50
Afternoon Tea
Experience a sumptuous centuries-old tradition, in our newly re-imagined Pink Lounge.
Afternoon Tea is a luxurious and historic tradition that has been enjoyed for centuries. Here at the g Hotel & Spa, our famous Afternoon Tea has been described by TheTaste.ie as “the best Afternoon Tea in Ireland”. What’s more, we do it in some of the most individually artistic surroundings seen anywhere in the world.
Our new Lounge, evokes class and intrigue with blush pink velvets, tasselled chairs and brass accents create a luxurious feel, the perfect space to enjoy afternoon tea.
Please note, time of 90 minutes may apply to key days.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    €31 to €50
  • Cuisines
    Afternoon Tea
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 12:00 pm–4:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (091) 865 200
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Dominique Majecki

What 48 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.7
3.7 based on recent ratings
  • 3.6Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.4Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Galway City

    Most Booked

48 Reviews
  1. EmilyL

    Connacht

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Brought my daughter and her friend was really lovely ,staff were great we had a lovely afternoon

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  2. MaryR

    Connacht

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    I have had many afternoon teas around Galway and I found the service in the G very good but I felt the tea itself was lacking the choice was average and the savory was poor. The bread felt cold and the sweet choice could have been better

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  3. NaitB

    Connacht

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous afternoon over Afternoon Tea in the Fancy Pink Salon, beautiful selection of mouthwatering treats washed down with a selection of tea & prossecco, very attentive staff.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely and the staff were very kind and attentive. Highly recommend

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  5. SiobhanH

    Connacht

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was mainly lovely but the cranberry and brie savoury was dried out and not really edible. Service was very pleasant. However, we were not asked did we want top ups of tea/coffee at any stage. We had to ask for extra hot water.

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  6. KayleighW

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Myself and a friend had afternoon tea on Sunday. I will be returning everything was gorgeous and we could just chat as we didn’t feel rushed. We also got to sample some of their winter teas and they were amazing great value for money. The man who was serving us was so lovely I didn’t get his name but he couldn’t have done anything else for us it was overall a great experience

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  7. DebbieO

    Connacht

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    V disappointing afternoon tea . Food was tasteless , scones were rock hard . Very poor value for money .would definitely not recommend.

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  8. JoanF

    Waterford

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    The venue is beautiful and superb location but the food and service are very disappointing. We went for Afternoon tea. There was no explanation of the menu, our tea did not arrive until we were almost finished and we had to go looking for it. The food selection was of poor quality and insubstantial. Sadly we would not go again.

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  9. AnneO

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a great Afternoon Tea with my niece for her Birthday. Service was fantastic and food was delicious. Definitely will return.

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  10. LornaB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Scones were so hard I couldn’t get knife through it, macaroons were also rock hard. Just not good enough for 5star afternoon tea

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  11. PhilipC

    Connacht

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I found the room cold but outside of that we really enjoyed ourselves!

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  12. PennyW

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I had an afternoon tea with my granny here. The whole experience was incredible with complete care and attention taken at every step of the way. There was a beautiful card left and the table was by the window and had a gorgeous view. Perfection, highly recommended such a special day.

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  13. CarmelM

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 November 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We were 50 minutes waiting for food. Sitting right by the staff reception area where we had to listen to 3 separate customers complain and various conversations between staff. It was disappointing as we waited for a long time to get us all together for an afternoon out so the experience was underwhelming. Just to note the girl serving us was lovely and did her best

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  14. LindaC

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 November 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were excellent. Afternoon tea was very poor. The desserts were all a similar variation. There wasn't any variety, which is extremely disappointing. We honestly saw the kids afternoon coming out at a next door table and it had more colour and variety in selection.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Munster

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 October 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Service not great today unfortunately - we waited an hour for our Afternoon Tea to arrive. I had to hand my first cup of coffee back as it arrived with neither milk nor sugar & it was 20 more minutes before we saw & could catch a waiters attention, by which time the coffee was stone cold. We had to ask for glasses of water also as that wasn’t offered either.

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  16. MaryAnnW

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 October 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Portions very small for four people 1 cake stand to share, poor for value for money!

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  17. DebbieJ

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 September 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We didn't like the sandwiches so we asked fir maybe chicken didn't get what we asked for so we asked for 2 extra scones we were shocked when we got the bill to be charged €10 for 2 small scones and we didn't eat the sandwiches

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  18. Niamhoc

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really lovely food, loved the balloon and Birthday plate for my friend’s Birthday, lovely staff. Will definitely be back.

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  19. LorraineD

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thoroughly enjoyed Afternoon Tea. Very impressive spread. We couldn't eat it all so were provided with cute little boxes to take it home. Stunning

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  20. miriamq

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 August 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Poor service, not good value for money compared to other places iv been too for afternoon. No service staff around to take orders for extra tea/coffee. Waiting long time over 30mins when I eventually went looking for staff to take order. Wouldn't recommend

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  21. PatM

    Connacht

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 August 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The waitress was friendly and chatty. The food was very slow coming out. The edges of the sandwiches were hard even though we had ordered specific sandwiches. Overall poor value for money

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  22. EMGALWAY

    Dublin

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 August 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Waiting over 1 hour for food and it was not good. Very expensive for stale sandwiches

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  23. AoifeM

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 July 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really enjoyed afternoon tea in the g, staff were very friendly and attentive
    Afternoon Tea at The g HotelResponded on 27 July 2023
    Dear Aoife, Many thanks for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

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  24. CiaraO

    Connacht

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 July 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    I've had afternoon tea at The G before but it wasn't as nice this time. The sandwiches were smaller and the selection wasn't great. A lot of the scone and sweet selection had pistachio which was too much. I expected a variety of plain and fruit scones as these are normally offered with afternoon tea but there were only pistachio scone which was just ok. The food served didn't match that included on the menu. I enjoyed it as it's a nice space and the company was good but I didn't love the food

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  25. GillianD

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 June 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Super, would thoroughly recommend! Most enjoyable!
    Afternoon Tea at The g HotelResponded on 27 July 2023
    Dear GillainD, Many thanks for your feedback. Look forward to welcoming you back.

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  26. EvaP

    N. Ireland

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 21 June 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Value for money was poor.The food supplied lacked more sandwiches not a lot off food supplied compared to other Hotels .Staff levels very poor not many about. Reception staff need to learn interaction skills with the public. None off the staff at reception where interested in us and set of us wondering where to we go now .

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  27. PhilomenaP

    Connacht

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    There was music coming from 3 areas so it was such a mess. On 2 occasions i had to look 4 staff but no one was there. We had to wait so long 4 tea. One of the desserts were terrible and we told waitress. She said that alot dont like that particular so beggars belief why u would continue to serve it. Table was so small she had to bring another table over to us. Chairs are lovely but so high 4 the table. Decor was lovely also. Rest of food tasted lovely but definitely not worth the 70e for the two of us. We actually had to go 4 food after it as it was that small. V v disappointed as it was my 50th and 1st time there. V sad actually. I had heard so much positive comments on it. Must have really picked a bad day

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  28. Chris

    Coastal Georgia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Afternoon Tea at the G Hotel was great. Kasia was our server and was attentive, professional and kind. The desserts, sandwiches, scones and tea were delicious.

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  29. MeganG

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was very slow. Had to ask for orders a few times. Had to go and look for a server even though it was not busy. Some of the food was frozen. Not enough food for 4 people at €140 Not a good experience 😕

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  30. BethM

    Greater Boston

    46 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    After lots of research, I reserved a table for 3 for American Mothers Day. We arrived on time, and we’re seated promptly. After 20 minutes of waiting, I got up and alerted a waiter that we had essentially been forgotten. The manager apologized, and sent over a lovely waitress. The piano player apparently did not make it to work that day. The food presentation was lovely, but overall for the price, and disappointments it was not what I wanted for my mom on Mother’s Day.

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  31. annon

    Connacht

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 April 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I brought my daughters - 9 & 12 for their first afternoon tea. One is Coeliac so hers needed to be gluten free. She was delighted as never had she such a choice put in front of her! We all really enjoyed it and the kids one was fabulous too. Amazing Coeliac friendly Afternoon Tea. :)

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  32. TorstenIslei

    Mayo

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 March 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Afternoon tea was lovely. The food was a little bit over the top, and sometimes we weren't quite sure what we were eating, but it was yummy and we had a nice time

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  33. PatriciaM

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 March 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely afternoon tea in The G hotel on St Patricks Day. Great food excellent service friendly helpful staff.I would definitely recommend this beautiful hotel for afternoon tea. My son and his girlfriend treated me for my birthday and I will definitely return in the very near future.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Connacht

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 February 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had lovely afternoon tea. Read reviews beforehand and was a bit worried as a lot had said about food not fresh & inexperienced staff. It was not the case today, food was fresh, tea/coffee was topped up and staff were lovely and attentive.

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  35. NKLLC

    Connacht

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 January 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    We returned after a previous excellent experience but left not intending to return

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  36. CiaraS

    Dublin

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Always a treat. Our table wasn't ready despite a booking but once we requested to move room, we had a great time

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  37. NatO

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Afternoon tea very poor. Cakes were dry, some bland even stale. We left most of them. Only one tiny Sandwich per person no other sandwiches or choice, a couple of other tiny savoury bits. We came to Galway for Christmas from London and booked this afternoon tea for my mother in law as a treat and we all were so disappointed. Lovely hotel, staff were attentive and friendly. Manager was apologetic and as we had already paid gave us a complimentary round of drinks. So disappointing as I have had afternoon tea in the Ritz, the Corinthia and many other high end hotels in London and their afternoon teas are fabulous.
    Afternoon Tea at The g HotelResponded on 28 December 2022
    Dear NatO, Thank you for joining us at The g Hotel over Christmas. My apologies that we appear to have missed the mark so considerably on this visit. We have shared you r feed back among the team and we are working to create a better balanced and more appetizing Afternoon Tea experience for our guests. Thank you for your candid review and I hope to welcome you to The g hotel Afternoon Tea again. Best regards, Martin Howley Hotel Manager

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  38. Gerald

    Connacht

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 December 2022

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Requested More Savory than sweet which the lady said she would request from chef alright , its literally 70% sweet . €105 for 3 people , food was poor and way way too much sweet , not enjoyably as you Simpy couldn't eat that many cakes and a lot of the sweet treats were very heavy . Absolutely couldn't recommend , and would not return . Felt i could have had the finest al la carte for 3 for €105 euro. Very disappointing
    Afternoon Tea at The g HotelResponded on 28 December 2022
    Dear Gerald, Thank you for your candid and well balanced feed back on your Afternoon Tea experience with us. I regret that we have missed the mark so clearly in relation to the balance of offering and we are working to create a more diverse Afternoon Tea. I regret also that we did not meet your request for more Savory options. Please reach out to me should you be joining us again. Best regards, Martin Howley Hotel Manager

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  39. SineadM

    Connacht

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 December 2022

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    It was the worst afternoon tea I've ever had. I took out my sister, mother and granny and between us we barely ate a quarter of the food. Not once did a staff member check in on us. I wasn't asked how things were when I paid and I regret not saying any of this in person but I didn't want to cause a fuss in front of my granny. We got 4 tiny sandwich types things, some of which were stale. A tiny scone, a dry cupcake and not once were we asked if we wanted any more tea/coffee. Really disappointed. I brought home 12 desserts to my husband and ended up throwing them all in the bin because he didnt even eat them. The cost for the 4 of us was crazy when you compare it to the amount of food we got. We had to go for lunch afterwards as the food was so bad. So disappointed and more mad at myself for not saying it in person but didn't want to ruin the afternoon.

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  40. NiamhB

    Cork

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 December 2022

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Unfortunately I have had better at the G. The food was ok, v little on the savoury plate and there were two plates of very rich, mostly chocolaty desserts. Service was very slow and staff although very nice, were inexperienced and appeared to lack training.

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Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel is rated 3.7 stars by 48 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for Afternoon Tea at The g Hotel

Old Dublin Rd, Galway, County Galway H91 V0HR

Additional information

  • Area
    Ballybane
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 12:00 pm–4:30 pm
  • Price
    €31 to €50
  • Cuisines
    Afternoon Tea
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
    Hotel Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Dominique Majecki
  • Additional
    Gluten-free Options
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