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“Great little tea room” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant

Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 204 Restaurants in Llandudno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: 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 to Saturday. In the evening Friday & Saturday serving from 6.30pm to 8.00pm our also famous "Steak on the Stone" Accompanied by "Bring your Own" wine, beer or champagne. Whenever you decide to visit you will be greeted with a big welcome from the staff & management of this lovely family run restaurant..hopefully see you soon. Characters Team
England
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“Great little tea room”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Have been here 4 times for the afternoon tea. On the first 3 visits I adored the place, would actually say it was my fave tea rooms ever, anywhere! But they have limited the menu offering on the aftenoon tea and increased the price so its not as charming as a few months ago. Saying that, if you'd not been pre-changes, you would still find it lovely I'm sure. Will probably go back again but would no longer rave about it to the same extent I used to. Defo worth a try if you are in Llandudno though.

  • Visited July 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Incredible Hot Stone Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

Just been here with a group of friends for a celebration meal and it was fantastic!
Incredible surroundings, amazing food and lovely owners. A real gem! Will definitely visit next time I go to Llandudno and would recommend to anyone.

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Davepazz2010
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“Nice and relaxed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Lovely tea and cakes. Relaxed atmoshere will reasonable pricing. Somewhere to chill and read a paper at lunch time. Will be visiting again.

  • Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

Another really fab night at Characters.. If you havn't yet been you must
The food was stunning melt in your mouth stake. Nothing to much trouble for this great team..
Thanks to all.

  • Visited July 2013
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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“Lovely, food and surrounding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013

Our first time here, we were seated downstairs as there were no tables ground floor, but it was just as delightful, the tables , chairs and crockery, are all unmatched, it was so lovely drinking from a china cup.
The menu was lovely, with everything freshly made and a large selection of homemade cakes and scones.
We were all very satisfied with what we ate,.
The table next to us had the afternoon tea, all delightfully served on a tiered stand.
We would definately return, and there hot rock weekend evening menu is very intriguing. And its byo drink at night

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