5 Spots for A Cup of Tea in Monmouthshire

There are a number of great places for a good cuppa around Monmouthshire when you’re out and about and looking for a treat with a senior.

High Tea at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny

If you are looking for something special, the afternoon high tea at the Angel Hotel is the place to go. An assortment of delicious cakes and sandwiches are served on a three-tier stand with a pot of tea in bone China teacups. This afternoon tea is rebound in the local area as a real treat! They have won awards that include: The British Tea Guild Council’s Top City and Country Afternoon Tea Award and The Award of Excellence.
The Angel Hotel is set in the centre of Abergavenny, originally built in the early 18th century this fine Georgian building has been restored to an excellent standard and even hosted film stars Richard Burton, and Elizabeth Taylor on their tour of Wales.
The hotel is based I the centre of Abergavenny Town, there is a car park at the hotel at the rear of the hotel and it is just a 10 minute walk from the train station.

Afternoon Tea at the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

Enjoying a little indulgence is well worth it now and again – and what is more indulgent than an exquisite afternoon tea of savouries, fancies and scones washed down with a speciality tea. Set in a Victorian Villa this is the perfect place for a cosy afternoon tea for the true lover with a variety of teas available.
Based in the Usk countryside this is an accessible location via car with lots of parking, the staff are friendly, attentive and happy to box up any left overs for your senior to take home for a sweet treat. While this afternoon tea is not quite as renowned at the Angels’ high tea it’s just as enjoyable and delectable.

Valerie’s, Monmouth

An independently owned modern sandwich shop and café for the whole family, based in the town Centre of Monmouthshire. Valerie’s offer a lovely menu of light lunch bites as well as a range of sweet or savoury scones with a variety of jams for the adventurous among us! Valerie’s is a laid back, causal coffee shop perfect for a quick pit stop before continuing through Monmouth town.

Craft Renaissance, Usk Valley

This is perfect for the countryside lover, Craft Renaissance offers a menu full of fresh home cooked dishes made up of local produce. There is an art gallery which hosts a collection of inspiring arts and crafts showcasing local artists across different mediums. After your cup of tea & home made cake, you can wander around the farm shop that supports local produce offering high quality treats to take away with you.
The Craft Renaissance is set in a converted barn complex with lots of widows, allowing you to relax and really feel the countryside around you.

Sally’s Tea Rooms at the Secret Garden

Hidden within the Secret Garden is a little gem ‘Sally’s Tea Room’, this beautiful café can be found in the light and airy timber-framed building. Lots of the tea drinkers that visit Sally’s go for the spectacular views of Monmouthshire countryside as well as the menu.