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“Delicious scone!”

Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 211 Restaurants in Llandudno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $29
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
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
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Came here for lunch & I was lucky to get a table as it was busy - and rightly so!
Good food & a good atmosphere. Quite quirkily decorated.
The turkish delight scone was delicious - & still warm when it arrived.

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Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Went to Characters this evening, on our last night in Llandudno and what a delight. Friendly atmosphere, friendly service and truly delicious food. The steak on a stone mains are really unique and allow you to eat meat or fish as you desire, we had tuna steak and salmon fillets which were lush. Already trying to decide when we can come back for steaks as they looked and smelt amazing! Waffle desert and coffees were also delicious.
An atmospheric little restaurant not to be missed. Thanks all xx

1  Thank Lparry83
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

stopped here for lunch and were very pleasantly surprised. staff were warm and friendly. shabby chic decor. lunch time menu is great. we had soup and a sandwich of which there was plenty of choice for both. but the cakes were the best part. beautiful cake and scones with a wide selection of each. very enjoyable, relaxing lunch. wish we were staying longer as they do evening bistro friday and saturday nights which looked gorgeous. apparently you need to book around 3 weeks in advance which wasn't a surprise.

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1  Thank muffin1974
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

Top quality steak on the stone, so delicious! This is our favourite place for an evening meal in town and we just keep coming back. It tastes so good because you cook it the way you want it. We had a steak each for main course then shared a third for steak for desert - outrageous!! Well done to all the team for making our evening special, see you soon!

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1  Thank Harry J
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

Tried Characters three times and was left disappointed each time. Service is less than enthusiastic and rather hit and miss. Food is average, coffee is not great and a black costs £2.20, cakes are nice texture but taste of margarine. The scones are acceptable. My last visit was for the VIP afternoon tea which was a treat for myself and a friend, very disappointing. I have let service issues go each visit, but after three attempts, I will not return or recommend.

3  Thank A11eey
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