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Waterloo Tea House Penarth


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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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.
US$6 - US$9
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We normally love Waterloo tea rooms and have been to many of the other branches and have a lovely time, but the whole set up and ambiance of this place is wrong. We went on a busy Saturday afternoon about 2.30-3pm. It took 10-15minutes to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RSJ87
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Clean, smart and spacious, but welcoming and warm at the same time. It's a fine balance, but the team here seem to achieve it. The introduction of a large discount for takeaway drinks if you bring your own reusable cup is exciting too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ant E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oh my giddy aunt this place is good. Not only does it look amazing, with its art deco charm with incredible views of the Welsh coastline, the food is fantastic. It's really reasonably priced for the quality with all tastes are catered for. We had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 449Mia
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Popped in here for a light lunch post Christmas turke. Had a couple of bowls of soup with some very nice breakfast tea. It wasn't too busy, so a relaxing and enjoyable visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The vegan chocolate avocado cae is a revelation! Really good breakfast and lunch menu too. Whole range of teas to choose from, and staff are often really good in recommending based on describing what you like/are in the mood for. I find the brewing timer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shmooey87
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Visited Sunday afternoon at the one on Penarth Pier. Busy but enough staff. Waited over 15 mins for a cappuccino and lemonade. When they came the coffee was luke warm so had to ask for a fresh one. Food took (cake and sandwich) 25 -30...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Good food ,and if you like your tea then this is for you . I usually go there to relax with a coffee and a book , it has a relaxing feel to the place and the owners of this chain of tea rooms seem...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Paul e
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for brunch with my wife. Friendly and helpful staff and fantastic selection of cakes! Very nice avocado and salmon on toast with perfect poached eggs - finished off with the best warm scone with clotted cream and jam! We’ll be back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 314ChrisB314
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Good all round but staff need to know more about tea other than that it's okay again just abit more training

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank shaunliza
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Was lucky enough to receive an afternoon tea voucher as a gift, excellent experience. Huge range of teas to choose from, superb selection of sandwiches and savoury dishes, scones and cakes! We had to bring some our cakes back as we were so full. Great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank elizaoliver21
WaterlooTeam, General Manager at Waterloo Tea House Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Glad you enjoyed! Hope to see you again soon

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