Afternoon Tea at The Imperial Hotel

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Afternoon Tea

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Afternoon Tea
A traditional afternoon tea and a taste of Victorian charm…
Enjoy a heavenly afternoon at the elegant Imperial Hotel. Relax in the Terrace or the lounge, bathed in natural sunlight; sip a freshly brewed tea whilst enjoying panoramic sea views over the Great Orme and Llandudno bay. Sample the most delicious freshly baked scones, sandwiches and sumptuous treats and simply sit back and relax.
Enjoy our mouth-watering Imperial Afternoon Tea, combining the classic with a true taste of Wales and a delectable selection of homemade delicacies.
Something to celebrate? Why not add a refreshingly chilled glass of Champagne to accompany your afternoon tea experience?
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KY
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Just a lovely setting really enjoyed the experience will come back later in the year or early next year for perhaps a weekend stay

LH
Wales
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

The service was very slow. The scones were small. The sandwiches had too much butter and too little filling. Overall I was disappointed.

JJ
Wales
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Plenty of food offered with the Imperial Classic menu. Lots of salmon on the sandwiches was a particular favourite. Lovely little cakes and a great scone with cream and jam. We had a range of coffee, water and tea which all went down well. Would recommend at £16 per head. We visited mid afternoon and booked through OpenTable only the day before. Seated in the conversatory area where you could watch the world go by.

C
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We received a warm welcome from the staff. It was a hot afternoon but the staff obligingly opened the very high windows on our request.
We were promptly served with our chosen Afternoon Tea. I was also offered a second cafetière which I accepted
A most pleasant experience which I would thoroughly recommend.

JH
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing me and my mum thought it was amazing .and would be coming back

HC
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We didn't actually have afternoon tea, but rather a light lunch, which was really excellent, but we did look at the afternoon tea menu an thought that was really good value too.

H
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Service felt cold, not welcoming.
Salmon sandwiches very salty, sandwiches freezing cold like they had been left in the fridge and not freshly made. Not great value for money in comparison to other afternoon teas in the area.

SH
Wales
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Staff seemed to have had a busy Mother's Day. Friendly and polite but some promoting required for some items such as milk for tea and forks for the cakes. Otherwise very enjoyable.

PT
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

Booked through open table but on arrival found booking was a waste of time when we showed the confirmation letter we were told go and find a seat anyware,the waitress took our order and returned soon after with our food all the cakes were most enjoyable but the sandwiches were dry and not very appetising we would have told the waitress but after delivering our food we never saw her again until it came to paying the bill

KH
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

It didn’t get off to a good start when the staff told us there was no booking despite having received confirmation by email the night before.
I don’t think the foreign lady knew what Afternoon tea was, as she asked us to pick what we want from the menu. Our voucher was confiscated in order to try figure out what to do with us and we felt uncomfortable.

Tea arrived, then the food so all went well apart from not being provided with any sugar for the tea or spoons or forks for the cake. The staff did not smile or apologise or ask if wanted anything else. I’m not keen on basics cheap white bread and spread that you use in the sandwiches.

Thankfully the local lady called Sarah (Woods) changed the mood and we were made to feel welcome. My commendation goes out to Sarah for being pleasant and helpful. She was kind to the other clientele too and nothing was too much trouble. Please review her pay as I’m sure you would benefit from retaining her.

It might be worth providing some training in hospitality to the foreign workers that you employee to improve the standards a little.

CE
Wales
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Very quiet and would be improved with some background music or such like.

MG
Wales
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Sea views
Friendly service
Elegant decor
We enjoyed our visit with great grandma
Disabled access ramps
High chair was provided
Lots of space

AC
Wales
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

When we arrived ( on New Years Eve ) our booking hadn't been made !!!!! Don't know if this was the Hotel or Open Tables mistake but very bad on New Years Eve. The waitress was amazing and found us a table but I won't use Open Table again, I will always phone direct myself. This was a treat for my Niece so could have been bad. Waitress was 100%.

KD
Wales
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

China cups and saucers would be nice, the staff seemed hassled and did not get the order correctly but soon sorted it out

DJ
Wales
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved our afternoon tea here. We sat in the window of the sun room at the front of the hotel, looking out over the prom and the sea...wonderful. Service excellent, food excellent and outstanding views, what more could you want. We will definitely come again.

HG
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food. Great service. Amazing views. Would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to just sit and relax.

LJ
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Had lovely food and a great sea view for our afternoon tea

NF
London
5 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really lovely location and terrific service. Mum enjoyed the afternoon tea for her birthday.

VP
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very pleasant experience, with excellent food and service and lovely sea view.

YM
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We can't praise the staff highly enough for their wonderful, friendly, efficient service at the Imperial. We were meeting with old friends from Germany and wanted to share a very British afternoon tea with them and they absolutely loved it. The food was superb and the surroundings lovely. We will come and do this again and would highly recommend it!