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Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant

11 Llewelyn Avenue, Llandudno LL30 2ER, Wales
+44 1492 872290
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (118 reviews)
“cake” (85 reviews)
“steak” (109 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Llewelyn Avenue, Llandudno LL30 2ER, Wales
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1 - 10 of 681 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Characters Tea House transforms itself on a Friday and Saturday evenings into an exciting stone cooking themed restaurant. Brett and Annie look after you in a very friendly and homely way doing all the cooking and front of house hospitality. The menu is fairly limited...More

Thank ChrisMags741
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always visit this establishment and got to know the owners. Lovely home cooked food in a qwerky setting. Always busy and also been to the steak on the stone restaurant in the basement

Thank christal4
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Home made cakes, warm scones, and freshly made sandwiches. Lovely atmosphere and staff, very reasonably priced.

1  Thank Hannah T
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Really quirky little place, decorated in a non traditional way, friendly staff and good scones! Good prices. Didn't have a meal but the food coming out looked good. Easy stroll from the Tram ride

Thank Nurse1269
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Been here during the day a few times and always loved the food. Decided try the hot stone experience. Just got back from eating here. Absolutely gorgeous meal, best experience in a long time. Lamb steak and oh had duck. So good! Hot stone cooking...More

Thank Jayrdea
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Visited earlier this week, warm and welcoming, excellent pot of tea, with "proper" tea leaves !! Decor took me back to childhood, especially one of the light-fittings, Grandmother had exactly the same one !! Will definitely be back.

Thank tinybear2016
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Oooh how I loved the afternoon tea, I wish I lived nearby because I would visit every week. A lovely choice of sandwiches and cake. My husband and I didn’t realise we couldn’t pay by card and had no cash and had already eaten but...More

1  Thank sallyann1965
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I have visited Characters a number of times for afternoon tea and every time I go they are incredibly accommodate and go above and beyond to make sure we have a great visit. The sandwiches are gorgeous and the cake is unreal. I will continue...More

Thank S0ph86
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my mum and we had a lovely afternoon. We ordered afternoon tea which was so reasonably priced compared to the £90 a head on the sea front in the hotels. Our bill came to under £20 for afternoon tea for two...More

Thank laura14121412
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This tea house turns into a "hot stone" restaurant 2 nights a week and is booked up well ahead. The decor is quirky but the service is friendly and the atmosphere is fun. It is not licensed so you have to bring your own drinks...More

Thank John F
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14 November 2017|
Response from Salsmile | Reviewed this property |
Closed Sunday open 11am till 5pm on Monday - that’s what it says on their website anyway. Worth giving them a call to check
Irene L
23 October 2017|
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Response from homebrewpete | Reviewed this property |
Friday/Saturday they are open 11am-4pm close for a few hours then reopen 6.30pm-10.30pm
13 October 2017|
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Response from harryveyre | Reviewed this property |
I can't really say, but they are very accommodating so presume they would.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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
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