Best Afternoon Tea in Cardiff

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Cardiff but unsure which establishments offer afternoon tea and which are the best places to go.

We have compiled a list of the best afternoon tea Cardiff can provide, so if you are looking for the perfect afternoon tea with friends, a romantic valentines afternoon tea, a mothers day afternoon tea treat for your mum, or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

Best Afternoon Teas Cardiff Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Pettigrew Tea Rooms

Pettigrew Tea Rooms

West Lodge, Bute Park & Arboretum, Castle Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BJ

Set in the stunning location of Bute Park, Pettigrew Tea Rooms are the ideal spot for afternoon tea catering for standard, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and low sugar diets.

You can choose your sandwich fillings and opt for a warm scone with fruit or without. Guests can then take a look at the famous cake cabinet to choose a sweet treat afterwards.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Clayton Hotel

Clayton Hotel Cardiff

St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1GD

Situated in the heart of Cardiff City Centre, guests can enjoy a “Proper Lush Afternoon Tea” selection of sweet and savoury treats while soaking up the view of Cardiff.

You can enjoy finger sandwiches, scones, savoury bites and sweet treats washed down with a glass of prosecco.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Barker Tea House

Barker Tea House

8-12 High Street Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1BB

Providing a vintage afternoon tea experience in their antique tea house you can expect delicious homemade cakes, gooey brownies, the finest teas, and outdoor seating for sunny days.

There are over 55 types of tea to choose from and they all come served in a cast iron pot accompanied with a china cup and saucer.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Waterloo Gardens Tea House

Waterloo Gardens Tea House

5 Waterloo Gardens, Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5AA

This teahouse is situated next to Waterloo Gardens – the perfect place for tea on a sunny day.

Their traditional afternoon tea boasts a selection of cakes and pastries, scones with clotted cream and jam, a selection of sandwiches and chocolate truffles served on a three-tier cake stand with a tea of your choice.

Afternoon tea is made to order, so you need to book a day in advance to ensure everything is freshly made.

See website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea - The Orchard Radyr

The Orchard Radyr

7-9 Park Road, Cardiff, CF15 8DF

The Orchard in Radyr offers a different style of afternoon tea – serving savoury bites like bruschetta with fresh tomatoes and basil, mini pizzas and mini welsh rarebit as well as the classic selection of finger sandwiches and scones with whipped cream and jam.

Visit their Facebook page for further details.

Afternoon Tea - MPW Cardiff

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill – Cardiff

6th Floor Dominions, Arcade Dominions House, Queen Street, Cardiff , CF10 2AR

Experience a variety of delicious afternoon teas at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse.

Enjoy panoramic views over the city whilst enjoying traditional finger sandwiches and Marco’s daily cake selection including cheesecake and macarons.

Available daily, 12 noon– 5pm (pre-booking essential).

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Cafe Rouge

Cafe Rouge – Cardiff

St Davids Dewi Sant, Unit KUG03, 13 Upper East Side, Cardiff, CF10 2EF

Enjoy delectable cakes, chocolate mousse, fruit scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam. The pièce de résistance – decadent slices of our famous Croque Monsieur.

Why not try the  Homage to Fromage. Enjoy a cheese feast of three tasty tiers and delicious French wine.

See website for opening times.

Park Plaza Cardiff

Greyfriars Road, Cardiff , CF10 3AL

Indulge in a delightful afternoon tea at the Park Plaza with a selection of savouries, freshly cut finger sandwiches, sultana and buttermilk scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, welsh cakes plus miniature pastries and cakes and a wide choice of loose teas.

You can also enjoy a Hendricks Gin afternoon tea and a Gentleman’s afternoon tea. There is also a Gluten Free and Vegan option.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Jaspers Tea Rooms

Jaspers Tea Rooms

6-8 High Street, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2DZ

If you’re looking for somewhere outside of the city centre to enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea, Jaspers is the place to go.

This lovely tea room offers a traditional afternoon tea which includes freshly prepared sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and cream and a selection of homemade cakes.

See website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Park House

Park House – Cardiff

20 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3DQ

The French  afternoon tea begins with a Chef Demonstration and a glass of delicious Champagne.

Followed by savouries such as welsh rarebit, smoked salmon, brioche and delicious sweet treats.

Served at 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm – Tuesday to Friday and 3.00 pm only on Saturdays.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Grey Hilton

Grey – Hilton Cardiff

Kingsway, Cardiff, CF10 3HH

Choose from a Welsh afternoon tea which comes with finger sandwiches, Welsh cakes and scones, a selection of cakes and pastries, or you can have all of the above with Champagne.

See website for more details.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Cathedral 73

Cathedral 73

73 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HE

Set in one of Pontcanna’s signature townhouses, Cathedral 73 offers a selection of sandwiches, warm scone with jam and clotted cream, freshly-bakes cakes and pastries, teas, infusions or coffee for their afternoon tea.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Chaiholics


Unit 6 The Globe Centre, Wellfield Road, Cardiff, CF24 3PJ

Chaiholics afternoon tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked tea infused scones.

Handmade Welsh cakes, signature Chai Bites, and miniature pastries and cakes, all freshly prepared, so you’ll need to book a day in advance.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Angel Hotel

Angel Hotel

Castle Street, Cardiff, CF10 1SZ

Afternoon tea at the Angel Hotel includes finger sandwiches, scones, strawberry meringue, chocolate delice, mini lemon tartlet and a slice of fruit cake.

Served Friday and Saturday only.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - St Davids Hotel Tempus at Tides Resaturant

St David’s Hotel – Tempus at Tides Restaurant

Havannah Street, Cardiff, CF10 5SD

The St Davids Hotel in Cardiff Bay offer high tea at its finest with their classic afternoon tea or Champagne afternoon tea.

There’s a wide selection of loose leaf teas, finger sandwiches, seasonal cakes and home baked scones, and the presentation is always on point too.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Llanerch Vineyard

Llanerch Vineyard

Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan, CF72 8GG

Enjoy a selection of freshly-made open sandwiches, cakes and traditional favourites including Welsh cakes and scones.

Changing seasonally to incorporate seasonal produce served in a glorious setting overlooking the Llanerch vineyard.

Served Monday to Saturday, 2:45pm – 5:00pm. Book at least 24 hours in advance and for at least two people.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Cardiff Bay Hotel

Cardiff Bay Hotel

Hemingway Rd, Cardiff, CF10 4AU

The chefs at Cardiff Bay Hotel have recreated the traditional afternoon tea menu of delicious finger sandwiches, mouth-watering homemade cakes and handmade scones with lashings of cream and fruit jam, by adding a truly Welsh twist.

The Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served with unlimited servings of tea or coffee, You can also add on a glass of bubbles, prosecco or even a cocktail.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Vale Resort

Vale Resort

Hensol Park, Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan, CF72 8JY

Choose from traditional, vegan or gluten free afternoon tea and enjoy a selection of Welsh themed finger sandwiches, traditional favourites like homemade scones and welsh-cakes and a pot of your favourite tea.

Served Wednesday to Sunday 1.00pm – 4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Cardiff - Holm House Hotel

Holm House Hotel

Holm House, Marine Parade, Cardiff, Penarth CF64 3BG

 Afternoon Tea at Holm House offers a selection of sandwiches, smoked salmon and crème Fraiche, cheese and pickle, Egg and Mayo, a homemade fruit scone with clotted cream and jam, selection of mini desserts and freshly backed cakes and a pot of tea or coffee.

Served Monday to Saturday 3.00-5.00pm.

Have you spotted your favourite Cardiff Afternoon Tea, or do you have any to add to the list?

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