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Welsh Aeropress Championships 2017

August 09, 2017
We are proud to announce that we, along with La Marzocco, will be hosting the Welsh Aeropress Championships in 2017.The Aeropress is widely accepted as being the first piece of equipment that people will buy when they fall in love with coffee. Easy to use, cheap to buy, fairly indestructible.The Aeropress Competition is designed around the same principles. No slick presentations needed, no expensive purchasing of accessories. You brew something...

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Looking for Chefs and Front of House Wizards

July 04, 2017
We are looking for exceptional members to add to our existing teams as we add another venue to our list.   Back of House Firmly established as one of the nations top cafes/tea houses we have been developing our food programme to mimic what we have been doing in tea and coffee.An ability to work with ingredients on a seasonal basis, experience of working as part of a team and...

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Make the Teahouses your own.

June 19, 2017
We have always had private hire options at the venues - either during the day or in the evenings.   With locations in Penylan, Penarth and the city centre - the teahouses have increasingly become home for an after hours scene that allows patrons to break away from the corporate/commercial offerings that are more commonly seen in hotels and conference suites.    With a wide range of bespoke options on...

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BROTHER THAI @ #thecommon - Saturday May 13th

May 02, 2017
Brother Thai will be hosting a series of supper club pop-ups at Waterloo Tea over May, June and July, called “Get your slurp on!” Here's some blurb from the guys themselves :“For the pop-ups at Waterloo Tea, it’s all about the food (no Thai cushions or beach scene this time folks!). I’ll be serving up my favourite noodle dishes, and you needn’t worry about the spice levels. As with most Thai...

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Yuko Harris @thecommon - May/June/July 2017 - Penarth

February 04, 2017
Yuko is back - offering her fabulous food in the spirit of #thecommon for £18 per person. "Given that much of Japan has four very distinct seasons, seasonality plays a very important role in much of Japanese culture, and washoku, Japanese cuisine is no exception..." She will be popping in on the last Saturday of May, June & July in 2017 at Washington Tea, Penarth. Book Here

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Best 30 Coffee Shops - The Telegraph

January 29, 2017
Lovely to have another mention in such a list.  Thank you to the journalists involved - we'll keep on doing what we do..! For the article click here 

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Grady Atkins - Evening Dinners in Penarth.

January 05, 2017
You may well know Grady as the Head Chef when Le Gallois was in its heyday. We are very proud to have Grady pop in for a series of evenings - in keeping with the theme of #thecommon at our teahouse in Penarth - good quality food and drink in an informal environment.    Grady is now a teacher and consultant and product development chef. He started his career as...

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