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The Hardiman - Afternoon Tea

3.8
3.8
11 Reviews
€30 and under
Afternoon Tea
Top tags:
  • Afternoon Coffee
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Brunch

Traditional Afternoon Tea at The Hardiman
The Hardiman has long been recognised as the home of the perfect ‘Afternoon Tea” in Galway city.

Treat yourself to the ultimate indulgence and a little time out from the real world.

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Booked 3 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Afternoon Tea

  • Hours of Operation

    Afternoon Tea
    Daily 12:30–17:00

  • Phone number

    (091) 564 041

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

Menu

Traditional Scones

  • Raisin Scones

    Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Milk

    • Brown Poppy Seed Scones

      Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Milk

      Savoury Sandwiches

      • Spiced Beef & Horseradish Mayo

        Onion Relish on Focaccia Bread. Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Soybeans; Milk; Mustard; Sulphur Dioxide

        • Ham & Cheese

          With Mustard Mayo on Homemade Brown Bread. Allergens info: Cereals; Soybeans; Milk; Mustard

          • Egg Mayo on White Bread

            Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Milk; Mustard

            • Chicken Tikka In Mini Brioche Bread

              Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Mustard

              • Open Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese

                With Pickled Red Onion on Treacle Bread. Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Fish; Milk; Sulphur Dioxide

                Sweets Treats

                • Red Velvet Cupcake

                  Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                  • Peanut Butter Galette

                    Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                    • Chocolate Gateaux

                      Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                      • Lofthouse Cookies

                        Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                        • Coconut Sponge Cake

                          Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                          • Mini Macaroons

                            Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                            • Apple And Raspberry Crumble

                              Allergens info: Cereals; Eggs; Peanuts; Soybeans; Milk; Celery; Nuts; Sulphur Dioxide

                              Last updated: 20 April 2021

                              What 11 people are saying

                              Overall ratings and reviews

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

                              3.8
                              3.8 based on recent ratings
                              • 3.9Food
                              • 4.1Service
                              • 3.9Ambience
                              • 3.7Value

                              NoiseModerate

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                                Aisling

                                1 review

                                4.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 6 November 2021

                                overall4food4service5ambience5

                                The hotel and staff were lovely. Nice atmosphere too. The food was lovely. There were two scones each, both of them had fruit, I'd have liked a plain one! But other than that the food was fab. The lady serving us was lovely and she made us loads of tea and didn't rush us. It was great value at €22 each.

                              2. MF

                                MichaelF

                                Calgary

                                2 reviews

                                2.0

                                2 reviews

                                Dined on 5 November 2021

                                overall2food2service4ambience4

                                The service was attentive and the lady serving us was very sweet. Unfortunately the food and beverage was lacking. There was a hair in the water jug, the Prosecco was flat and warm (even after the Prosecco was taken back and new glasses were brought, it was flat, most likely because it was not kept cool enough.) The sandwiches were standard but pleasant, the sweets and scones were decent but could have used a little more pizazz. The cream for the scones was very disappointing, not clotted cream at all, instead it was lightly whipped and very watery. Also the placement of seating was very disappointing, there are lovely coaches in a more ambient section of the restaurant one would except to have afternoon tea at, instead we were put in a corner at the very back of the restaurant. All in all not a terrible experience but not what I would except from a place like the Hardiman, and not for the higher price they are charging, the whole experience felt like an after thought.

                              3. H

                                Hilk

                                1 review

                                3.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 3 November 2021

                                overall3food3service3ambience1

                                Very pleasant staff, Very poor ambiance, no background music

                              4. MH

                                MicheleH

                                1 review

                                5.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 18 September 2021

                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                Lovely experience, great service and food was nice. Good buzz about the place.

                              5. MO

                                MaeveOS

                                Dublin

                                1 review

                                3.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 12 September 2021

                                overall3food3service3ambience3

                                My friend and I met here for afternoon tea. We hadn't seen each other for a couple of years because of Covid so it was a special occasion. Our afternoon tea was a bit disappointing, especially the sandwiches. My friend is vegetarian but the options offered to him were very limited. However, when we brought this to the attention of the serving staff, they did bring extra portions, plus a comp glass of Prosecco!

                              6. NP

                                NicolaP

                                Connacht

                                1 review

                                3.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 5 September 2021

                                overall3food3service4ambience4

                                The scones and cakes were very nice, sandwiches were very poor quality, processed ham and cheese, a scraping of egg mayonnaise, , the quiche was nice, we enjoyed our mocktails

                              7. CL

                                ChrisL

                                Connacht

                                1 review

                                3.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 5 September 2021

                                overall3food4service1ambience1

                                The afternoon tea was set up in the area just behind checkin, so was very open to public watching us eat. Service was slow and no one offered us more tea. Proved very difficult to track down a member of staff to take out money, went to reception to be told they would find someone who eventually arrived. Not good. Overall quite disappointing

                              8. LW

                                LeonaW

                                Connacht

                                1 review

                                1.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 14 August 2021

                                overall1food1service2ambience2

                                The afternoon tea was overpriced the bread was hard and some had no fillings Very disappointing I will never be back

                              9. N

                                Niamh

                                1 review

                                5.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 14 August 2021

                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                Staff were amazing so friendly and helpful without asking too much. Food was amazing and the atmosphere was lovely. Could have sat there all day drinking tea and eating mini cakes. Would definitely recommend and great value for money.

                              10. MD

                                MDAVIS

                                Connacht

                                1 review

                                4.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 9 August 2021

                                overall4food3service5ambience3

                                Overall enjoyed the tea but was very disappointed with the sandwiches. Cheese and ham wasn't what we expected. Very poor. In all they tasted like they had been in the fridge, left out and then served. There was a tiny amt of egg mayo etc. The scones were fine and the cakes were lovely. Service was good but dissaponted overall Surprised for a 4 star. It was our wedding anniversary

                              11. OT

                                OpenTable Diner

                                Dublin

                                1 review

                                3.0

                                1 review

                                Dined on 31 July 2021

                                overall3food4service3ambience3

                                Price for afternoon tea for children is ridiculous. They’re charged the same as adults and everyone knows they don’t eat adult portions. Inquired about it but simply told they pay the same as adults. Waited 30+ minutes for the afternoon tea to come out … very slow very pricey

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                              The Hardiman - Afternoon Tea is rated 3.8 stars by 11 OpenTable diners

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                              Booked 3 times today
                              Google Map for The Hardiman - Afternoon Tea

                              The Hardiman 14/15 Eyre Square Galway, Galway H91 NFD2

                              • Area

                                Galway City Centre

                              • Hours of Operation

                                Afternoon Tea
                                Daily 12:30–17:00

                              • Cuisines

                                Afternoon Tea

                              • Dining style

                                Casual Dining

                              • Dress Code

                                Business Casual

                              • Payment Options

                                AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                              • Additional

                                Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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