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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and friendly pleasant staff, we were really impressed, will definetly return and will recommend to others.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast the food was nice and fresh and the coffee was good. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Not a bad way to start my morning

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 7 March 2024

Amazing little café. quintessentially British and twee. cakes are divine and the service is exceptional. always go here when i get the chance

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024

My husband and I would highly recommend Cup A Cha, as part of our Golden Wedding Anniversary we had a private hire for 27 people. It was beyond excellent! The afternoon tea was spectacular all of our guests were impressed with the beautiful venue, the...food and the service! If you have a special event speak to Amy! She works with your needs and requirements!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 25 October 2023

What an absolute little gem! We were in Stafford as were due to be on. Hot air balloon ride but it was cancelled due to weather, hotel was booked so we still visited for the night and made a day of it. We stumbled on...a cup of cha and I am so very glad we did! Staff were helpful and welcoming, they had their regulars and knew their orders straight away! We were welcomed, ordered breakfast and 2 teas. Husband was very happy with the size of the teapot and with it being an authentic pot. Breakfast was perfect delicious, portion size, hot and did i mention yummy! We’ve already said we will come back when we reschedule the flight! If needing to find somewhere to park, use B&M carpark it’s across the road and save you driving around the ring road. Just lovely!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023 via mobile

Following the reviews i thought i would try here for breakfast. Friendly attentive staff, great value for money. In a nice relaxed atmosphere. I would definitely come back if in the area.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 20 September 2023 via mobile

Popped in to Cup a Cha Stafford last Saturday for a quick coffee. What a delightful place it is 🥰 looking around the rooms at all of the Royal memorabilia, which beautifully decorates this lovely tearoom, could keep you busy for a while. We decided...to have a cream tea as it was too nice to dash off quickly. The lovely, relaxed ambience clearly makes this place a popular venue, as we managed to get the last available table around midday. This tearoom provides a cheerful and very comfortable feel and is a great place to pop in to for a cuppa, to meet with friends or even book a larger party as there is plenty of space with lots of tables. There is a separate room which was set up for a large party, again, decorated beautifully. The cream teas were amazingly generous, with little pots of delicious jam and oodles of lush fresh cream accompanied by a couple of butter pats. We were served the freshest, warm scones and a hot chocolate and a cup of breakfast tea. Everything was served perfectly to our table in a cute teapot, individually patterned cups & saucers and plates. The staff were awesome, checking that all was ok with our order, pleasantly welcoming in their other customers as they arrived and checking on everyone who’d arrived before us. The place was absolutely spotless and beautifully presented. I will definitely be returning and I’d highly recommend others to visit for a delicious treat. Cakes and other items of the food, such as sandwich fillings, they serve are displayed clearly in their display cabinets which again, are spotlessly clean. The food looks and tasted delicious and was certainly as fresh as could be. What a treasure of a find, right on our doorstep. The nicest tearoom I’ve visited in quite some time. It’s 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from me. Many thanks 😊More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

Well what a little gem! We’ve lived in Stafford for 8 years now and have frequently passed this cafe. Yesterday we decided to give it a go with our family 4 adults, 1 fussy teenager and my 10 year old son. The food was tasty,...reasonably priced, good portion sizes and very well presented. What makes this cafe so lovely is the staff! We found them all to be attentive( without being over the top) welcoming and super friendly. If you find yourself in Stafford and thirsty or hungry I would definitely recommend this little cafe over any Costa or Starbucks in the town. Thank you for a lovely chilled out experience and the recommendation to try the banoffee cake! 😉❤️😋More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

Magical place and amazing The experience is really fabulous and highly recommend to family and friends.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

Excellent tea rooms which is very original and quaint.So much to see in there. Amy & the Staff are so friendly and I will certainly be returning. Forget Costa and Starbucks, places like this need to be supported and the most important thing the food,...cakes and drinks were excellent and lushMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023 via mobile

I had walked past this place loads of times and today I decided to pop in I wish I had popped in before today. Upon entering we were greeted by a very welcoming and friendly member of staff who said sit anywhere and passed the...menu's over and said order at the counter when you are ready. Three of us had cakes and my other daughter had beans on toast. Realky great portion size a proper slice of cake. The cafe is decorated really nice in all things royal family. We will definitely be recommending this place and will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 2 August 2023

Fantastic tea room, with a variety of choices for lunchtimes, food is gorgeous and the staff are absolutely brilliant. Staff are pleasant, well mannered, friendly and so helpful. Excellent customer service! Excellent food! My friend comes down from Runcorn once a year and she absolutely...loves the Royal Family. Visited last year and of course with her loving the Royals it was a visit again this year. Cannot fault this fantastic tearoom and would highly recommend a visit if you have never been - you won't be disappointedMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 29 July 2023

One of the best breakfasts I’ve had! Cooked fresh and really tasty and we were so full afterwards. The staff are really friendly and it’s a lovely, quirky little place. Highly recommend a visit!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 26 July 2023

We visited for a birthday afternoon tea and had a fantastic time! A wide variety of drinks were available upon arrival and we had a lovely tomato and basil soup shot for a 'starter'. Afternoon tea for two consisted of generously filled sandwiches made from...fantastic quality ingredients, salad, crisps, petit fours, scones and cakes. Very generous servings too! The staff are lovely and nothing was too much trouble. The price is so reasonable for what you get too. Cup a Cha's rating as the top restaurant in Stafford is well deserved. We look forward to our next visit. Thank you!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 24 July 2023

We dropped in for high tea with our family of six, looking for the authentic British experience before we left England. We are so glad we did - it was fantastic! The food was delicious and the proprietor was extremely friendly. This whole experience made...our day - don’t miss this place!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5