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Once upon a cupcake

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57 Plymouth Street, Swansea SA1 3QQ, Wales
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

I went intentionally to look into getting a wedding cake from the shop. So i thought try before we buy & took my friend for a treat. I am glad we did as the cakes were quite dry. As if they had been sitting out for a while. The tea came in a big old teapot which was nice. They... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2013

I supported this establishment when it was just a small corner space in a busy market. So when I saw that they had their own cafe, I instantly went in. The woman at the till made it, extremely, obvious that she didn't want to serve me, and was late bringing the coffee over. But what hurt the most was as... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2013

A little bit of nostalgia with teapots , cup and saucers and good old fashioned service please visit

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Thank Pammy K
Swansea, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2013

I took a friend and her father for tea in once upon a cup cake, plenty of choices with the cup cakes, tea included a cup cake, 3 types of tray cake and a macaroon served with a pot of tea in beautful bone china. Lovely atmosphere and very helpful staff

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Thank tillysam
Swansea, United Kingdom
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351 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2013

I went here as I'd bought a living social deal - and I'm so glad I did! Me and my friend had a collection of cupcakes, macaroons and biscuits with tea. Each cake was absolutely stunning and I have to say the prices are VERY reasonable! It's got such a cute interior and a very vintage/Cath Kidston sort of feel.... More 

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Thank Ciara19
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 5, 2013

I first discovered once upon a cup cake when she was in the indoor market, found out via facebook that Caroline was setting up shop. Called into the shop for a cupper and a sit down, lovely friendly place to visit to have a stunning cup cake to eat, the cakes are to die for, also she offers quite a... More 

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Thank Lynne G
Swansea, United Kingdom
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415 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

As a massive cup cake fan I couldn't wait to try one! It was only a take away however I was not disappointed! I had a vanilla cupcake and my partner had the coffee one. They were fresh and moist and delicious! Excellent! Well done!

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Thank tinytrace
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

The whole concept of this little tearoom is so on trend and I was excited about paying it a visit. Whilst the scones, soft drink and coffees were ordered were good, the tea room is tiny. It's not buggy / wheelchair friendly at all. The upstairs section was closed off and the few tables downstairs are very crammed. My young... More 

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Thank locoski
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is a fantastic place, been a couple of times when visiting family in Swansea. This is just the sort of place Swansea needs, lovely decor, lovely staff, amazing food and drinks. Cannot recommend enough. Location is great too.

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Thank caboodlemedia
Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 14, 2013

Been here a few times now, It's fabulous! The decor is gorgeous, staff are lovely! and the cupcakes are to die for! What makes it even better - the cupcakes are made fresh each day! It's such a beautiful place!

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Plymouth Street, Swansea SA1 3QQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Swansea

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