Ten Delightful Spots for Tea in Denbighshire

Denbighshire is a great place to relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings. Why not make the most of it and enjoy one of these suggestions for afternoon tea.

Denbighshire is a beautiful part of North Wales, rich in history and culture.  It’s a great place to relax and is home to a number of lovely tea rooms and cafes that are perfect to indulge in afternoon tea.

Here are a few suggestions of places that you may wish to visit:

Sugar Plum Tea Room, Ruthin

This popular and very colourful spot for afternoon tea offers a variety of sandwiches, cakes and pastries to choose from.  It also has a pretty garden so you can enjoy your afternoon tea alfresco.

Carriage Tearooms, Llangollen

This quirky tearoom is located in a converted railway carriage and is a great way to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea.  The menu features scones with clotted cream and jam as well as a variety of classic teatime treats.

The Crofter’s Pantry, Gronant

This bustling café is a popular spot with a focus on local produce.  The menu features a variety of sandwiches, cakes and pastries.  As well as being a great place to enjoy an afternoon tea, they’ve been voted as providing one of the best breakfasts in Denbighshire.

The Flowerpot, St Asaph

This charming tearoom is located in the heart of St Asaph and a great place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea.  Keeping the menu simple with sandwiches, soups and burgers on offer for savoury tastes, the menu comes alive with the choice of cakes on offer.  With quirky outdoor seating in the ‘garden shed pods’ it’s a really lovely way to while away a sunny afternoon.

The Cabin Coffee Shop, Ruthin

This compact and cosy café is based on St Peters Square in the medieval town of Ruthin.  What it lacks in size, it certainly makes up for in its offering of tasty coffee and cake. They are known for their range of Italian sweet delicacies – enjoying some of these with a cappuccino on one of the outdoor tables can leave you feeling like you’re sitting in a European city as you watch the world drift by.

Tweedmill, St Asaph

The Tweedmill in St Asaph is a shopping outlet with two cafes on site, so you can relax with your afternoon tea after some retail therapy.   Located in a converted mill, it offers a unique setting with a range of outlet stores and services.  If you want to replicated your dining experience at home, the Tweedmill also has its own farm shop on site offering a choice of local Welsh produce.

The Potting Shed, Dyserth

Situated within Jackson’s Garden Centre, The Potting Shed offers a delightful setting for afternoon tea. With a garden-themed interior and a beautifully decked outdoor seating area, it is perfect for a relaxing treat whatever the season.

Translator’s Tea Room, St Asaph

This tearoom is built to the side of the historic St Asaph Cathedral.  Choose from a selection of tempting homemade cakes, fresh locally roasted coffee or a selection of loose leaf tea.  Whilst here, you may want to enjoy a peaceful visit to the cathedral itself, which is famous for being the smallest cathedral in Britain.

Caffi Florence, Loggerheads

Here you can enjoy a fresh selection of sandwiches using homemade bread, scones with clotted cream and jam, all set in the beautiful scenery of Loggerheads Country Park.  The café sits below the dramatic limestone cliffs of the Alyn valley – so you can enjoy stunning views whilst you relax with your afternoon tea.

Wharf Tearoom, Llangollen

The tearoom is located in an old canal warehouse adjacent to the Llangollen Canal and with fine views over the town and river.  There is also opportunity to meet the majestic shire horses as they wait to go out on the horse-drawn barge trips.   If you wanted to join one of the trips along the canal and across the aqueduct, you can have your afternoon tea boxed up to take onboard with you