Afternoon Tea in Ballina

Enjoy a tasty afternoon treat in the North Mayo capital!

A treat for two, a girlie catch up or a special treat, Afternoon Tea is always something nice to do. It’s a beautiful occasion to taste local produce, home baked goods and take in the vast scenic views that our hotels and cafés have to offer.  To whet your appetite we have put together a list of hotels and cafés in Ballina offering afternoon tea.

Great National Hotel Ballina 

This four-star hotel prides itself on their Afternoon Tea catering for all, including many dietary requirements.  The Hotel is a contemporary four-star hotel located just a few minutes drive from Ballina Town. They offer two types of Afternoon Tea from 2pm – 5pm. Choose from dining in the fabulous ambient foyer, or why not make an afternoon of it and go for a spa treatment and then Afternoon Tea?  Prices start from €10.50 pp.  Which one will you choose?

Check out their website for more details: The Great National Hotel

For bookings, phone – 096 26300 or email

Mount Falcon Estate

This wonderful manor house hosts its Afternoon Tea in the period lounge with big comfy seating area and breathtaking views of the woodland estate. Using the freshest of produce from the gardens of Mount Falcon Estate and prepared by the Chef, including home baked delights, your experience will be one to remember.

Check out their website for more details: Mount Falcon Estate

For bookings, phone – 096 74472 or email

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”

Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady

Ballina Manor Hotel

Situated on the banks of the world famous River Moy, sit back and enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Ridgepool Room at the Manor featuring freshly cut sandwiches and scones, not forgetting the Chef’s patisserie selection.  This Afternoon Tea would be a delight after walking around the town of Ballina taking in the shops and tourist attractions.  It costs €25 for two.

Check out their website for more details: Ballina Manor

For bookings, phone 096 80900 or email

Café Cobou

Situated in Market Lane, this pretty café boasts a large sitting area where you can relax in the hustle and bustle of a café setting, while enjoying your fabulous Afternoon Tea.  Café Cobou comes highly recommended for all the family and is both reasonably priced and truly mouth-watering.

Check them out on Facebook  or phone 096 76632.

Belleek Castle

Beautiful Belleek Castle is an authentic Irish medieval castle situated in the beautiful surroundings of Belleek Forest Park. Sit back, relax and take in the ambience of all that Belleek Castle has to offer including their traditional Afternoon Tea. Available from 2pm – 4.30 pm from €22 per person. Advance booking is essential!

For more visit the Belleek Castle website.

For bookings, phone 096 22400 or email

Wishing you a wonderful afternoon tea – and be sure to tag #MayoNorth if sharing your Afternoon Tea experience on social media!

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