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Characters Tea House and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh
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11 Llewelyn Avenue, Llandudno LL30 2ER, Wales (Formerly Characters)
+44 1492 872290
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for a quick lunch today but because it was so nice here we stayed for ages. We were welcomed warmly and served nicely. Food was tasty, hot and gorgeous. Reasonable prices BUT beware they do not take cards. No problem, my friend payed! I teally don't think they would have a problem with us leaving the establishment for a... More 

Thank suitcase0810
Rhyl, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my friend as wanted to do something different for a change and wasn't disappointed. We were greeted by very welcoming staff .The sandwiches and cakes were lovely and fresh and so filling. We took two of our cakes home which the staff very kindly wrapped up for us. Would definitely recommend and will be going back.

Thank Gwen B
wales uk
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my elderly nan and auntie and my mother here for afternoon tea as I had heard great things ..... And I was NOT disappointed we all enjoyed it so much the food was fab and tasty and the service was great nothing was a problem! Everyone left feeling full and happy! Will definitely be returning!

Thank Amelia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic afternoon tea today and excellent service. The best coronation chicken sandwich with the freshest bread. Lovely moist carrot cake. Nothing too much trouble either. Would highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited again today and had the VIP afternoon tea it was absolutely perfect in every way. The atmosphere of Characters is so warm and inviting. The staff were so welcoming, attentive and helpful. The food was so fresh and tasty the cakes would definitely score highly in any baking competition. I thoroughly enjoyed my earl grey tea. The crockery used... More 

Thank sunkizz
Conwy, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited today with my daughter and a friend. Such a lovely welcome. The place is done up very quaintly and is very cosy indeed. Our waitress Zoe was friendly and attentive. The sandwiches and cake were divine and a great coffee too. Will definitely be back again and again. Thanks for a fab dining experience!!

Thank Smiler3803
Bangor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please please don't let the reviews below put you off. I visited characters on Wednesday with a group of ten others for afternoon tea. I had heard so many positive things about the place and I was not disappointed. The place itself is very charming and the staff were very welcoming. We were quickly served with a range of delicious... More 

Thank Victoria T
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Character's today and will not be returning . We had afternoon tea,the lemon cake which was served to us was mouldy, yes MOULDY !!! Never again !!!

6 Thank misssprinkles
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is literally my first ever review, I am not one to do online complaints. Today we went to Characters for afternoon tea as part of our Christmas work do and thirteen of us went. Three of our party had eaten their whole slice of lemon drizzle cake whilst the other two had only eaten half upon finding mould on... More 

8 Thank Davina S
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stumbled across Characters quite by accident but ended up having a delightful afternoon tea there! The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the scones were amoungst the best I have tasted in recent months! We'll be back!

Thank Alison_R_Travel_Mad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 26
Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Llewelyn Avenue, Llandudno LL30 2ER, Wales (Formerly Characters)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Llandudno
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 872290
Welcome to Characters Teahouse and curiosity shop. We are a family run business with the idea of bringing back the past time of sitting down for Afternoon Tea, whilst also being able to mooch around and take a look at the quirky items we have for sale. Whilst being enchanted by our old boutique style Teahouse, to accompany your visit, we have a variety of our vintage teas and delicious cakes and pastries. If you are catching up with old friends or simply want to sit and watch the afternoon roll away.Characters teahouse brings you the a warmth and comfort that can only be found in your own home.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?