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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%
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“scones” (97 reviews)
“mini cakes” (5 reviews)
“trifle” (28 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Voyage748859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Newinnman
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely venue- nice calm, tasteful decor and relaxed atmosphere. We had high tea which was delicious and the selection of teas was excellent. The savoury pastries were a really nice addition. Very helpful and friendly staff who were very attentive. You can take anything left...More

Thank Ontheroadagain1987
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed a relaxed atmosphere for your high tea experience plus staff were friendly and attentive. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for afternoon tea on Saturday afternoon. Haven’t been for about two years, but still just as good as I remember. We really liked the savouries- most places tend to stick to sweets. The staff are always very friendly and polite. The highlight is...More

Thank Charlievamp
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your repeat visit for high tea and staff were friendly/polite. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited the Angel Hotel recently for high tea to celebrate my mothers 90th birthday. Having never visited this hotel before I was very pleasantly surprised. I thought the whole afternoon was excellent and thoroughly enjoyable. I would highly recommend the high tea, service received and...More

2  Thank _austin_gilmore
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your mothers 90th birthday high tea celebrations. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We visited as a group of five yesterday for afternoon tea! We thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon! The food, from sandwiches to cakes and scones were delicious! We would definitely recommend and we will be back!! The cherry cocktail was definitely a must have.

1  Thank Rebecca T
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed high tea with delicious cakes and scones. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We took my mother here as a birthday treat. The Angel is a lovely hotel and I’ve visited many times before but never had their afternoon tea. From the moment you are taken to your table you know that you are in for a great...More

2  Thank KirstenJ494
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed high tea as part of your mother's birthday treat. I will also make sure to pass on your kind comments to Patrick. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We visited The Angel today for a Champagne High Tea. Staff were both welcoming and efficient and the ambiance in the hotel was excellent. Exquisite food which brought a real smile to our faces. The hotel has been tastefully decorated with attention paid to the...More

1  Thank Penny B
Charlotte G, Manager at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed an utterly delightful Champagne High Tea and staff were welcoming. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We had high tea and all 3 of us suffered from a bad upset stomach afterwards. We didn't eat anything else that day. I can understand having a bad something in the food... but the hotel manager's response was disappointing and dismissive.. very unsympathetic and...More

Thank Michele M
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Michele, Further to your original email, and review on our Facebook page, I send again my original response below. Thank you for your email. I am sorry to read you have had stomach upset since yesterday. We served 50 people for teas yesterday and...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

With a choice of High Tea or the simpler Afternnon Tea you won't go hungry. A plentiful supply of fresh cakes and warm scones is accompanied by a great variety of proper tea, all served in a lovely room with excellent service. Without doubt one...More

Thank Mike941
Charlotte G, Owner at Afternoon Tea at the Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed the best afternoon tea with excellent service. We hope to welcome you back to The Angel again in the near future. Kind regards, Charlotte Griffiths

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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
It sure but I would have no concerns whatsoever
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Response from Charlotte G | Property representative |
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
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  • 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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