Afternoon Tea - The Sumptuous and the Quirky

Afternoon Tea - The Sumptuous and the Quirky

26 OCTOBER 2018 10:30

We don't think there are many better ways to spend an afternoon than leisurely devouring tasty sandwiches, cakes and scones - washed down with a pot of tea, or maybe a glass of fizz!

And when it comes to Afternoon Tea, you're spoilt for choice here in Carmarthenshire - and we should know, we've tried a lot of them!  

If you're after a traditional experience in sumptuous surroundings, we've got plenty...

Try multi-award winning The Plough Inn Rhosmaen with its beautiful views across the Tywi Valley or the nearby Cawdor Hotel - found on the main street in the chic market town of Llandeilo, it offers a perfect pit-stop from a day of shopping.

Also in the Tywi Valley, in the village of Llanarthne and close to the National Botanic Garden of Wales, is Wright's Food Emporium.  A a café, a restaurant, a deli, and a wine shop set in a historic coaching inn - its fabulous food and relaxing atmosphere attracting people from far and wide.  Included on their menu offer is a range of quality teas and coffees and a wonderful selection of cakes.

Or further West, enjoy Afternoon Tea whilst enjoying magnificent views across to Carmarthen Bay from the recently, and beautifully, refurbished Mansion House Llansteffan.  

So, what about something a little different?

Well, how does Afternoon Tea on a steam railway sound? Gwili Railway offers you the experience whilst chugging away through the gorgeous countryside near Carmarthen, absolutely magical. Or a Mad Hatters themed one at Llety Cynin in St Clears, where for 2018 they've created an unusual but very tasty tea with their own jammy dodgers, candy floss and honeycomb! Or if you fancy a traditional version, they serve that too.

Finally, brand new to our line-up is Heavenly Chocolate Emporium in Llandeilo. On set dates throughout the year, special Afternoon Tea days are held. If you're not familiar with it, Heavenly make, serve and sell the most wonderful chocolate, ice-cream and desserts... so this is one that we're very keen to tick off our list!

For a list of these and more Afternoon Tea options in Carmarthenshire, search for Afternoon Tea in our Food & Drink section.




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