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“An extra special night!”

Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 211 Restaurants in Llandudno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $29
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, 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 July 21, 2014

We celebrated my hubbys 50th at Characters Steak on a Stone and what an amazing night it was!
We were a party of 35 and took over the place and it was a truly spectacular night. If this restaurant was in a major city you wouldn't be able to get in for months and months as it is fantastic. You pick your meat or fish and it is served on a volcanic stone which you cook it on in front of you. Our party loved the experience and could not believe how fantastic the food was. The quality of the meat and fish is exceptional but even the jacket potato and veg that accompany it was superb.
The extra special factor is the warm and friendly staff who from the moment you arrive make it not just a meal but an occasion and an experience. Cathy was a superb hostess explaining what was to happen and helped everyone that needed it. Annie and the upstairs team organised everything like a military operation and even though there was 35 people the meals were all served quickly and as ordered. This was a night for Mark to remember and it was certainly made special by Characters. We live in Leeds but will definitely be a regular visitor. This is a little gem!

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3  Thank Coffeys-17
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

Cooking your meat on a hot stone sounds strange, but how wrong i was, will be back to do it all again, the biggest piece of Lamb i have ever had, service excellant too

1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

What a wonderful little find! I could not possibly say enough good things! Lovely family run business, beautiful decor, fabulous food, I would highly recommend it and will be visiting again very soon. I would advise booking if you can at the weekend as it gets very busy.

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1  Thank Roxane P
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Nice place, good service, decent food. Overall it was OK although it did shut early when we arrived on a different date which was a bit harsh.

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1  Thank Danster999
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

After having lunch with the girls here and being very impressed with the food and service, I decided to book a table for the 'Steak on a hot stone' night. It was my partners birthday ( I took a birthday cake for afters) and five of us dined. I had Prawn Cocktail to start, very retro, very delicious!! I then had the Rump of lamb, it was divine, served with honey roasted veg, dips and the tastiest baked potato ever!! The hot stone stays hot for ages ensuring that you can cook your meat exactly how you like it!! The atmosphere is relaxed and the staff are happy and cater for every need. After we ate, the lights went off and out came the cake......everyone sang happy birthday!!!! A truly enjoyable evening was had by all. Well worth a visit, day or night. You will not be disappointed!!

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3  Thank Smiler3803
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