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Waterloo Tea House Penarth

1-3 Washington Buildings Stanwell Road | 1-3 Washington Buildings, Penarth CF64 2AD, Wales
+44 29 2070 9158
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“cake” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1-3 Washington Buildings Stanwell Road | 1-3 Washington Buildings, Penarth CF64 2AD, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Staff refused to accept Scottish banknotes. Please inform your staff that Scottish banknotes are. Legal tender in Wales and England. Staff were not British. World traveller.

1  Thank margaret s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm impressed to have found a tea shop with such a good selection and which provides you with a timer to brew your tea to a good strength. However the prices are quite high - Darjeeling (though tasty) is not quite worth £3.50 a pot...More

2  Thank TraflwrAlba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across Waterloo Tea and I’m so pleased we did! The atmosphere was perfectly laid back for Sunday brunch. We both had avocado & feta on sourdough with added poached egg, and it was a delicious & filling plate. Coffee = perfect, earl grey...More

Thank Go68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rang on friday 22/6 to book a table but no answer, so i tried a few time during the day as still no answer, i eventually gor an answer at 4pm but the person put the phone down, i rang straight back and a...More

1  Thank suby058
Reviewed 21 May 2018

My daughter ad I were looking for somewhere to eat when we popped to Penarth for the afternoon.We had the Welsh rabbit and delicious pot of tea each . Absolutely delicious, most definitely visit again . Relaxing atmosphere, lovely surroundings and excellent service. Thank you...More

1  Thank Carol H
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I've had coffees and teas here before. Today I arranged to meet my dad here after We went to church. I ordered two filter coffees for my dad and I, and the waitress who was serving me, was interrupted by a seriously disgruntled colleague behind...More

5  Thank Keyflynn1987
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Serendipity brought me here, taste and style will bring me back. Love the lunch menu filled with healthy tasty options and the wide variety of teas. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable when it comes to helping select a specific tea to order and/or bag up...More

1  Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I visited the teahouse with family on a Sunday. We wanted to sit together obviously so moved a table a few inches, and I mean a few inches. A staff member asked (probably more instructed than asked!!) us to move to another table for 4...More

2  Thank CillaSister
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

So, for anyone who has read my previous reviews on the Waterloo chain I love the food but there are a few gripes which spoil my meal! We often skip breakfast on a Saturday with the intention of a mid-morning breakfast or early lunch in...More

Thank susaq12
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Went here on a recomendation. We were not dissapointed. We had crushed Advacado on sour dough bread it was reallt very nice. Coffees were great too we will be back.

1  Thank deepsky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Washington Buildings Stanwell Road | 1-3 Washington Buildings, Penarth CF64 2AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Penarth
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2070 9158
  • E-mail
The second teahouse from Waterloo Tea - set in the iconic art-deco building that is The Washington, on Stanwell Road, Penarth. Serving great teas, specialty coffee, breakfast, lunch, brunch and afternoon tea - we are continuing to help redefine cafe culture. Free wifi for freelancers and meetings. Very friendly to guests who may have dietary requirements.
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