10 places to enjoy afternoon tea in style Forget grabbing a quick cuppa to break up your working day. Your holiday in Wales, should give you the chance to take tea in style. We’ve picked a few places where you can do just that. A St Tudno Hotel Llandudno St Tudno's Hotel, Llandudno by St Tudno's Hotel Welsh cake and buttered Bara Brith are among your options if you fancy settling down for a tea treat at this award-winning coastal spot. Set in a glitzy restaurant overlooking (the other) Lake Como, the seven-chef restaurant has also won praise, and the elegant bar lounge is full of Victorian charm. B Caffi Florence, Denbighshire Caffi Florence in Denbighshire, North Wales by Caffi Florence A swish modern space within the glorious sprawl of the Loggerheads Country Park, the Caffi team are utterly passionate about their baking – so much so that they’re keen to offer a recipe or two. Their afternoon cream tea, made with local ingredients, is one which always lingers on the tastebuds. C Gliffaes, Powys This country house is set right within the Brecon Beacons, so stroll along the riverbanks, wander among the trees and flowers and peek up at the mountains on your way there. Then relax, put your feet up and enjoy tea and cakes courtesy of a team dedicated to their craft. D Croes Howell, Wrexham Croes Howell in Wrexham, North Wales Borderlands by Croes Howell Set in the North Wales Borderlands and committed to keeping things fresh and local, this modern cafe and restaurant is somewhere to relax and unwind in style. Afternoon tea includes scones, shortbreads, Welsh cakes and Bara brith, and you can even have a glass of Champagne at a modest extra cost. E Quayside Lawrenny Tearoom Quayside Lawrenny Tearooms, Pembrokeshire by Quayside Lawrenny Tearooms Winners of a clutch of awards, this tearoom’s surroundings are as choice as its culinary delights. Sample tea at the centre of the Pembrokeshire National Park, and find out why its ability to cook local food to perfection (including lobster and crab) has been a key part of its success. F The Newbridge On Usk Newbridge on Usk tearoom, Vale of Usk by Newbridge on Usk Spoil yourself with a delicious and decadent cream tea at a 200-year-old inn just up the river from the renowned five-star hotel, The Celtic Manor Resort. You can take in a wonderful view of the water by popping outside with your nibbles, or relax in the quaint tearoom and warm up by the fire. G The Hive, Aberaeron There is quite a view over the harbour to be had at The Hive. You can devour ice cream on a sunny day, or sit by the fire if the sea brings in a chill. Whether you choose cosiness or the courtyard, this is the place for cream tea and homemade food. H Miskin Manor, Vale of Glamorgan Miskin Manor, South Wales Valleys A 10th century manor house is the setting for this hotel, with award-winning gardens, a terrace, a light-filled drawing room and a fire. Their cakes are made from scratch and include classic scones with jam and clotted cream, and they’re rightly proud of their made-from-scratch pastries and sandwiches. I Llechwen Hall near Pontypridd An early 18th century mansion with beautiful views of the countryside, Llechwen is something of a hidden secret. Afternoon tea includes traditional homemade Welsh cream cakes and a sweet treat from the chef, available for your sweet-toothed pleasure on a sunny terrace or in the cosy lounge bar. J The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny The Angel Hotel in Abergavenny, Wye Valley by The Angel Hotel Housed in a stylish ancient building, the Angel is one of only a handful of places outside of London to be inducted into the prestigious Tea Guild. Find out why it’s among exalted company by sampling some of the in-house baker’s specialities, accompanied by a comprehensive list of infusions. Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Top kitesurfing spots British Wave Masters Champion Marc Rowley describes his five favourite beaches for kitesurfing. Danny Walter Top Rides Danny Walter, editor-in-chief of Mountain Biking UK magazine, picks some of the best rides in Wales. North Wales' holy places Your guide to discovering some of the special and sacred places across North Wales. Wales' must-ride trails From riverside rides to thrilling forest trails, Wales is a great place to bring your bike. Wild winter in the north Ravens, choughs, baby seals – and hundreds of thousands of wintering birds. A feast of foraging Daniel Bulter from Fungi Forays thinks Wales has the perfect wild mushroom growing climate.