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Venues for Events

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road is the ideal venue for events or special occasions. Whatever the occasion, our team of dedicated attentive staff will ensure your event is unforgettable from the moment you are warmly welcomed.

We have a choice of options for your group.

Choose our restaurant as your venue to discover an unusual room. As you weave through wood and olive green furnishings the subdued, intimate lighting and array of seating options between cosy booths and comfortable armchairs you know this is the place for you. All our menus have been carefully compiled to offer wholesome, elegant, simple and uncomplicated options. We use the finest fresh produce carefully prepared by our expert chefs and the best is that it is also refreshingly affordable.

At ground floor you can choose the Olive Tree Bistro which caters for 80 people for private dining ideal for family gatherings like christenings, communions, birthdays, engagements, anniversaries or funeral gatherings. A range of menus are available and they offer the option to have a format sit down meal to a more relaxed buffet option whichever suits the group best.

If it is a more casual get together perhaps after work enjoy the perfect combination of cocktails and canapes. We have a cocktail to suit everyone from fresh and fruity to sharp and bitter. Our platter of finger food provide the perfect combination as they are specially selected to compliment the cocktails. Whether you’re arranging a corporate event such as a product launch, birthday party, or a hen celebration this is a nice way to mark the occasion.

The Point Bar is a glamorous open space that the restaurant overlooks and it offers an extensive variety of beverages including draft and craft beers, spirits, wines and cocktails.

First Holy Communion

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road hosts fantastic 4* family friendly service, offers complimentary parking and easy access to the City Centre, it is the ideal location to celebrate for your child’s First Holy Communion with friends and family this spring.

Our team of friendly dedicated staff will ensure your dining experience is unforgettable from the moment you are warmly welcomed with attention to detail, efficient service and a refreshing, delicious, locally sourced menu at an affordable price. We have a range of menu options available. Our head Chef Anthony has designed a superb 4 course meal for only €22.95 per adult and a delicious 3 course meal for only €20.95 per adult. We also have Children’s Menu available at €9.95 per child with the celebrating child dining for free. Our team of chefs can cater for any dietary requirements that you or your guests may have, just let us know upon booking.

We know how special it is to celebrate a First Holy Communion and for our 2017 communion packages, we offer a Celebrant child dining for free, a decorated table for arrival, an activity Goodie Bag for each child, and a gift for the celebrating child. We will ensure that the day brings cherished long lasting memories for you and your family. We cater for both small and large groups and our experienced events manager will guarantee that you choose the package that suits your family best.

Here at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway we take out the stress of the day and have several venue options to suit your family. We will be on hand to guide and advice you on all aspects of the day to ensure that everything is how you planned it to be. Choose a relaxed surrounding of our Olive Tree Bistro, catering for up to 80 guests which are perfect for keeping all of your guests together. It offers subdued, intimate lighting and an array of seating options between cosy booths and comfortable armchairs you know this is the place for you.
If the after party continues, enjoy and celebrate in the Point Bar with friends and family with finger food options available. To save the hassle of a taxi or driving, we have fantastic family rooms for you to book in advance and stay on the night.

At our hotel we have discounted family passes to the IMC cinema; we are just a 10 minute walk away from its location in Galway Retail Park, Headford Road Galway. If you’re looking to Go Kart, Galway City Karting is only a 2 minute drive away and offers the best experience you could ask for. For some family fun and entertainment options of laser tag, ten-pin bowling, space kids; Planet Galway is located just down the road from our hotel in Galway Shopping Centre, Headford Road Galway.

To take the pressure planning the special day please call the hotel’s experienced events team for more information on 091 513200 or email us on , we would only be delighted to assist you.

Graduation Celebrations in Galway

At Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway we know how special it is to celebrate your Graduation ceremony and with excellent service, attention to detail and tempting food choice you have found the perfect venue. Situated just a 10 minute drive from both NUI Galway and GMIT you are within easy reach of both graduation venues, we are located just off the M6 and within walking distance of the city centre for those travelling to celebrate with you too.

Enjoy our fabulous three course meal with your family and friends – with a complimentary glass of bubbly to start the celebrations for pnly €21.95 per person.

After dining retire to the Point Bar for some celebratory drinks. Why not make a night of it and enjoy a 10% off our room rates when you book your celebration dinner with us.

Afternoon Tea

Indulge in afternoon tea and soak up the atmosphere as you enjoy a delicious medley of pastries and cakes which are freshly prepared. Enjoy your favourite tea or coffee blend from our assortment. For the perfect accompaniment to a leisurely afternoon, why not enjoy a glass of Prosecco or Champagne with your afternoon tea?

The menu offer a comprehensive choice with a range of finger sandwiches where the options are smoked salmon & cucumber on soda, baked honey ham salad, egg & cilantro mayonnaise or Roasted chicken & onion compote. The second tier moves to towards the sweeter elements with Fresh baked fruit scones, strawberry jam & whipped cream and baked butter croissants. And for those dessert lovers the mini citrus lemon tart or dark chocolate will be the cherry on top. All of this is available from just €15. Pre-booking is required however so please do book with us 24 hours in advance of the date and time that you would like.

To book any of the options please contact any of the meeting & events team by calling 091 513200 or email us