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Characters Tea House and Hot Stone Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 211 Restaurants in Llandudno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$29
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We had walked past these tearooms several times when I just couldn't resist anymore. The mismatched furniture and decor was so quirky it was love at first sight. Only called in for a snack but the sandwiches were delicious and the presentation was lovely. Will absolutely be returning. The only drawback is that it's slightly lonely sitting downstairs in the dark on your own!

2  Thank Linelli91
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

You must go here for one of their hot stone meals.
You take your own wine, no corkage charges.
We selected our meats in advance and they were superb cuts.
We had been for afternoon teas last year which was equally as excellent.

4  Thank Bexp71
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

You walk in to see miss matched tables/chairs/cutlery/glasses etc. But it really works well. The steak came with a sizzling hot stone. You cook your own steak to perfection. We took our own wine Wichling the staff kindly chilled for us. I
can't praise this restaurant enough. Make sure you book as it is very popular. Well worth a visit. ☆☆☆☆☆

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1  Thank John J
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

I have been waiting a whole year to get to Characters and have a VIP Afternoon Tea as last time we were in LLandudno we had to leave early due to illness. Finally on my birthday we sat down to a delightful 3 tier of loveliness, with 2 selections of sandwiches, 2 scones and 2 choices of cake plus 2 hot drinks. Thank you Characters for not letting me down after such a long wait and making my dream come true. Next time its the Hot stone!

2  Thank tianshi666
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Managed to get in last minute on a Wednesday evening for steak on a stone , they only open Friday and Saturday evenings for sizzling stone the rest of the time it's a quirky tea room, if you like there Facebook page you get the surprise opening times as we did , we are new to Llandudno and are currently testing out all the top rated restaurants on TA to recommend to our guests that stay at our sea front hotel Lawton Court.So... the service was excellent , the staff have always got time for a little banter , very relaxed atmosphere , you need to pre order your main as all ingredients are sourced locally and fresh which is old school but just go with the flow and you won't be disappointed , more than happy to recommend this place to anyone visiting Llandudno , bring your own alcohol and take cash,

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1  Thank HannahScottLJ
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