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Welcome to Characters Teahouse and Hot Stone Restaurant. A secret to be found. Tucked away in a side street we are not easy to find. But when you do you are in for a big surprise. We are different to say the least..You could say quirky and you would be right. Old second hand china, cups, saucers, plates, glasses, furniture etc all bought from charity shops and completely mismatched giving the place character and ambiance hence the name Characters. Food is wholesome and unpretentious ,soups, sandwiches, hand made cakes & scones of different flavours forming the basis of our now famous Afternoon Tea. Accompanied by proper loose leaf tea & coffee of your choice we are open daytime 11am to 4pm Monday
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 20 October 2021 via mobile

Hostess owner was very friendly, food was OK but nothing special. Although the mismatch of every piece of China is quirky, some pieces had seen better days. The basin in the lavatory was dirty and it looked as though it hadn’t been attended to for...several days, which made me concerned about the overall cleanliness. As my husband commented, “ there are far better cafes elsewhere in the town”More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2021

This is a lovely place for a light meal, full of character with pleasant helpful staff. Very quick service as well. As we were staying across the road we would have liked it to be open every day! Pay a visit between wednesday and Friday...and you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021

If you want lovely fresh food and beautiful cakes then this is the place - We visited twice - would have been more if it opened more days (wed to sat opening). We are a family and all enjoyed the food. Look forward to future...holidays and visits here.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021

We absolutely loved our afternoon tea at Characters. I would definitely recommend. Staff were very attentive and the food was fresh. Will be visiting again next time I visit Llandudno.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 25 June 2021

Very hospitable owners and friendly too. Lovely eclectic mix of crockery with a kind of 50's ambience. Superb beverages and delicious scones, some with different flavours - like Turkish Delight and Ginger, the latter I particularly enjoyed. Great for a cream tea or afternoon tea....Loved this place. Thank you.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 30 May 2021

We stopped here for lunch and some cake whilst exploring Llandudno and what a lovely experience we had! The staff are all so friendly and the service was top notch! All the food was lovely, I had a jacket potato which is one of the...best I've had. The cakes are the main show though, I could have happily had more than one! My partner had some choc chip scones and I'm told they were also delicious. Would deffs recommend for a light lunch or afternoon tea.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 19 May 2021

Great Afternoon Tea with friendly service and sandwiches, scones and cake outstanding. Thx Annie and Team

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 28 November 2020

Lovely food, great staff. Can't do enough for you. Even fave us free cake when we left. Recommended Even provided colouring book and crayons for my grand daughter. Coffee very good and tea made from good quality leaves.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 28 August 2020

Delicious food. I had the Turkish delight scones and my husband the ginger ones (they also do plain, sultana and choc chip). Yummy cakes too and friendly service

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 27 August 2020 via mobile

We’ve been here a couple of times and the welcome is always friendly. A cosy, comfy tea room near the coast. Serves a good range of cakes and nice tea/coffee. Staff are always friendly and go out of their way to help you. Very reasonably...priced.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Voyage19809148924
28 September 2021|
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Response from crawli12 | Reviewed this property |
They have tables outside, so I'm sure the staff will allow dogs outside.
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23 June 2019|
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Yes it is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11-4 :) they posted on their Facebook page a few days ago.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant

Yes, Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5