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Afternoon Tea at the Angel

15 Cross Street | The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny NP7 5EN, Wales
+44 1873 857121
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (101 reviews)
“mini cakes” (5 reviews)
“trifle” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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15 Cross Street | The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny NP7 5EN, Wales
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1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon tea, best in the area. Great choice, lovely place & nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Will go again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love what the Griffith family have done to various venues around Aber - such detail and impeccable taste. But this is sadly subjugated at their flagship venue, The Angel. Out in the central courtyard, there's a hut that looks like it's been borrowed from Plymouth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank ringothegringo
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your captivating review. Luckily we as humans don't all see the fun or beauty in the same things; otherwise it would be a very dull world. Best wishes, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been blown away by my first afternoon tea here I have been back a subsequent two times and each time the food has been superb. I echo the sentiments that this is better than the Ritz as the savouries and cakes are made to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gslade
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read each of the times you have been to us, the food has been superb and the staff delightful. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with work colleagues for festive high tea. We had pre booked and was impressed with how easy this was. I had pre warned staff that there was 1 vegan and 1 gluten free in our party. The vegan afternoon was very good. To start,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank annalilbab
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for another review. I am sorry you were disappointed we did not have vegan cream or custard, along with sandwich wraps instead of vegan bread. I am pleased you enjoyed the hot savoury items, cakes and sandwich wraps. We have recently...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This Hotel never fails to please. You get a welcome from front reception. The place is shining, good menus, lovely staff. A warm and comfortable bar area and perfect food served by efficient cheerful staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank brianwM8504VJ
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read you had another wonderful experience with us. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Afternoon tea here is better than at the Ritz, this is according to the two ladies who have been to both venues! The service is superb, attentive without being obtrusive, the tables are laid out in pristine cloth and there's plenty of elbow room. The...More

2  Thank GorsJoe
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read you felt your afternoon tea was better than The Ritz. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Best wishes, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 26 November 2018

The hotel is lovely with very large rooms, and the location is very convenient. The staff are very friendly and helpful. High tea is one of the best I have had. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nywelshgirl
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read you found high tea one of the best you have had and staff were friendly/helpful. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

The room in which we had tea was lovely light and inviting. The staff serving were very professional and courteous.The food was great. light delicious and well presented. We could not finish it all so had a box of lovely cakes to bring home. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lynda b
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read you enjoyed our Wedgewood room, the staff serving were professional, and the food was great. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went there earlier this year. The standard of food and service was fantastic. Great selection and quality of savouries, sandwiches and cakes.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Voyage748859
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read you had an excellent high tea; the standard of food and service was fantastic. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future....More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Voted a 5 by all the all family, this was definitely a new high for me. Served in the Wedgwood Room, High tea is a three-plate stand of sandwiches, cakes, and then savoury pastry. It didn’t look like a lot, but the quality of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Newinnman
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. What a lovely review! We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

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Our Vegan Tea would need to be pre booked 24 hours in advance. Savouries; Leek & potato pie, Red pepper & onion tart, Spiced butternut squash & tofu samosa, Coronation tofu on a bed of gem lettuce, Mixed veg & quinoa... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Cross Street | The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny NP7 5EN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 1873 857121
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Angel Hotel
Description
The Angel Hotel is a member of the prestigious UK Tea Guild having previously held an ‘Award of Excellence’ since 2008. Only nine hotels outside of London have achieved this. In 2011 The Angel Hotel were proud recipients of The Tea Guild’s top national award, the Oscar of the tea world. Each morning our specialist baker, Sally Lane freshly prepares the sandwiches, savouries, cakes and scones ready for the afternoon. The following are our service times for Afternoon Tea & High Tea: Monday - Friday; Afternoon Tea and High Tea are served in our Wedgewood room from 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Saturday & Sunday; High Tea only; served in our Wedgewood room from 2.00pm - 5.30pm.
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