Afternoon Tea

The Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley, Newport, United Kingdom, NP18 1HQ
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Monday - Sunday - 1.00pm - 3.30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Afternoon Tea

Indulge in one of our mouth-watering afternoon teas in the luxurious surroundings of The Olive Tree Garden Room or historic Manor House.

Afternoon Tea is served Monday to Sunday 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

It was all very delicious! Waiters were very helpful and attentive. Will definitely visit again in the future

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

We had a wonderful afternoon tea for 16 people for my Mother's 90th Birthday in the Olive Tree Private Dining Room. The experience was excellent, room beautiful and the staff and service exemplary. Thank you very much for making my mother's special day wonderful. Particular thanks to Bethan Harvey for all her help with the arrangements, and to our waitress Jessica on the day.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

I have stayed here with my wife a few times so immediately turned to the Celtic Manor for afternoon tea for my wife’s 60th birthday with my two daughters. The attention to detail in catering for three differing dietary needs was fantastic! Only one observation, very very warm inside.... but thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

I actually booked to have afternoon tea in the Olive Tree. On arrival I was informed it had been moved to The Manor House. Whilst a nice setting it wasnt the same. However, our server was excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

hi there I've eaten afternoon tea quite a few times over the years...this time around i was so disappointed. i booked afternoon tea for my sister and myself...(birthday treat).expecting to feel impressed with the food.....the food looked and tasted as if they had been sitting there out in the sun all day....in fact once home i felt quite ill.....would i honestly recommend the afternoon tea at the celtic....i'm really so sorry to say no. really sorry mrs karen head

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Our booking wasn't found on the system which meant some delay in seating and presentation of our food. We were dining with a toddler and so this as you can appreciate wasn't ideal. The tea was cold and we had to repeat several times that we were requesting breakfast tea and not assam. Service was slow also. The food was nice however and atmosphere reasonable as staff were re assembling the conservatory when we were dining so lots of chairs being re arranged etc. Overall I would say it was satisfactory but I have had nicer experiences at your hotel. The bar staff however were excellent .

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Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

The spa and leisure facilities are a little tired and dated compared to some other places

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Too many cakes and not enough savoury. We all left feeling quite ill - yes, we ate all of them but then we did have 2 teenagers with us.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Very friendly and attentive waiting staff, lovely surroundings, an amazing birthday treat of afternoon tea, highly recommend, pimms on arrival was also a lovely touch

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

It would be nice if there was a small garden area for afternoon tea

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

After hearing wonderful things about the Celtic Manor I was looking forward to taking my Mum for an afternoon tea, however was very disappointed to find we had to walk a very long way from the main entrance to find our dining room in what felt like a convention centre. I was thinking of bringing an older relative but knowing the distance required to walk I would not be able to. We were seated next to a window with a view of a building site! I know renovations cannot be helped but maybe a seating area could be moved when people have paid a lot of money to enjoy a luxury experience. The food was beautiful, the staff were excellent but at no point did I feel like I was in a 5* environment and am unable to recommend the afternoon tea at the Celtic Manor

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

Booked in for 1 pm, arrived to the reservation desk at 3 mins to 1 to be told your a little early do you want to go to the other bar first. Then when we returned a few mins later out of all the empty tables the waitress wanted to sit us chair touching next to the only other people having afternoon tea. The sandwiches and cakes were nothing special quite sloppy served on the plate really wasn't worth the £47 I paid and that was with 20% off when I booked. I suppose it would have been nice if I had it in marks and spencer and pain their price of £12 but just expected a little more I guess from the Celtic manor and at this price.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Great and friendly staff

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Had a lovely time however I found that Directions where to go when driving in was not very clear it would have been more helpful to have been directed to the underground car park instead of having to drive around looking for where to go

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

I think Celtic Manor hould stick to the traditional sandwich types - ham and mustard, egg and cress, salmon and cream cheese etc the sandwiches on offer were nice but the modern twist made them bland . Sorry. It was a shame we weren’t allowed to enjoy our afternoon tea out on the terrace and enjoy the glorious weather; apparently we weren’t allowed outside due to ‘health and safety?!?

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

I was disappointed you didn’t have screens up for the actual tennis . It was very quiet . The food was ok but not exceptional. The cakes looked good ( but very sweet) you should have had more classic types. Ie profiteroles etc.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Beautiful selection of sandwiches but the cakes were really disappointing.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

We had an amazing afternoon for my mother in laws 70th birthday celebrations. Food was lovely and service was excellent. Would definitely recommend. :-)

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

I requested a gluten free afternoon tea the day before and was told no problem. When it came they told me there would be no scones, when I asked would it be cheaper they said no, checked with manager and then said they would do me scones, which alone is disgusting as if I didnt question I wouldn't have had. I had 4 sandwiches rtahrr than 6, surely even if you can't do variety you can still duplicate to have same number as normal, Then the cakes were so hard I couldnt cut them. I told the manager it was not acceptable and was not charged. However there was no apology, I had nothing to eat and when my friend paid for hers he didn't even acknowledge the problem or apologize. Not the service I expect of such a resort. As a travel agent this hotel has always been somewhere I would have recommended but not with that service.

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Visited On Monday, 01 July 2019

The ambience and situation was first class but the actual tea was a little disappointing. The sandwiches were tired and the cakes seemed just past their best which was disappointing. Beautiful surroundings and excellent staff but the actual tea let you down, I suppose as our booking was for 3pm we were the last sitting of the day.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Three staff that showed excellent customer service on the day were Custodio, Simon and Jess (M)

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

Dim sum afternoon tea was totally delicious-food just beautiful (a wonderful change from standard afternoon tea) service was impeccable and surroundings were atmospheric - just the right room temperature, the right level and choice of background music. An overall delight that I would very highly recommend. I wish they were held more often.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

I was hugely disappointed with the standard of afternoon tea. I have been to various establishments in Cardiff for afternoon tea and this was by far the worst. The quantity and quality of the food was terrible. The service was non existence. No offer of top up of tea or milk. The scones were undercooked and cold. The sandwiches on offer were pitiful. I asked if my 2 year old son could have a plan ham sandwich to which I was told she’d have to check with the chef, then was told the manager would have to speak to me. Nobody came to speak to me. The table next to us had two children who’s mum I heard ask for plain sandwiches and they got this. I offered to pay extra but was ignored. I waited to speak to someone but nobody came to our table I ended up just leaving. The room it was in was dark and the atmosphere was so awkward. I could also hear other guests grumbling and trying to get servers attention as they requested more food and drink. What a waste of my day

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

Had Dim Sum afternoon tea at the manor house . Waiters were totally disinterested , took ages to clear plates , didn't offer more drinks , no water on tables, didn't even ask if everything was ok. Poor service for 5 star hotel , probably because service charge was included , they didn't even try.

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