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The English Rose Café

4 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EJ

((((* British
  • Café Bella Maria - London
Average
Main course: £5
Food spend: £12
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 18:00.

Lovely breakfast in a great location for Buckingham Palace! Great service, breakfast was served quickly and with a lovely cup of tea

ShayD95 18 August 2018
from Preston

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Moments from Buckingham Palace, The English Rose Café is a wonderfully British venue for traditional afternoon teas and light snacks. This quaint 'grandmother's style' space serves up cups of tea from gilded-edged china tea cups, has quirky pictures covering the walls, and even boasts a playable piano.

Time-honoured British flavours are served throughout the day on The English Rose Café menu. In the mornings, tuck into full English breakfasts or lighter options like toasted teacakes with butter and jam, while for lunch there are rustic sandwiches, the traditional ploughman's, and jacket potatoes.

Afternoon teas at The English Rose Café in Victoria are a real treat, and come with a selection of sandwiches, cakes and warm scones on a charming tiered cake stand. There is also a selection of loose leaf teas and glasses of sparking on offer too.

Perfect for visitors to Buckingham Palace to get a real feel of elegant British tradition in a cosy setting, The English Rose Café is a quaint restaurant in London that sits just 4 minutes' walk from Victoria Rail Station.

The English Rose Café

4 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EJ

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  • afternoon tea (15)
  • lunch (11)
  • breakfast (10)
  • value (8)
  • romantic (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • trendy (2)
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  • dinner (1)
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  • ((((* 4 October 2018 by Brad from Brisbane

    We booked in for a visit at the end of our London trip. Was nice to relax with a scone and a cut of tea before we had to board our flight back to Australia. The room is decorated in true Old English style and the piano in the corner was a nice touch. I'm sure it has significance to the room but didn't get a chance to ask about it. Service from the staff was excellent and the shop is in a great location just around the corner from Buckingham Palace.

  • ((((( 17 September 2018 by Amanda from Oxford

    I visited The English Rose Cafe before a concert in Hyde Park. We had a lovely breakfast which set us up for the day. The food was delicious and we were looked after. Our request to change the full breakfast to a vegetarian option was not a problem. Although I got the impression there were a couple of new staff they asked the manager for advise quickly. The atmosphere is lovely with a quaint English decor, great for all visitors. Pleased I booked first, although it was not busy when we arrived it quickly filled up.

  • (((** 20 August 2018 by Charis from Athens

    Perfect decoration, nice and friendly staff, good food but scrambled eggs could be cooked betterd

  • ((((( 18 August 2018 by ShayD95 from Preston

    Lovely breakfast in a great location for Buckingham Palace! Great service, breakfast was served quickly and with a lovely cup of tea

  • ((((( 23 July 2018 by Suzanne from Wickford

    Has a lovely lunch in the café eating jacket potatoes. it was very clean and tidy. Some quirky touches to the décor. Service was very good, staff very friendly - nothing too much trouble. I have already told friends it would be a great place for afternoon tea - I will return.

  • (((** 15 July 2018 by Carol from West Byfleet

    Booked for afternoon tea but after being told of sandwich fillings was extremely disappointed . Settled for baguettes followed by scones .
    These were lovely. Iced coffee was weak , and water not chilled or with ice ! Served in s warm bottle .
    Girls were a little slow in serving and clearing but we weren’t in a rush. Loved the theme of the place very quaint

  • ((((( 2 July 2018 by Petra from Switzerland

    We loved the English Rose Café, it is a very nice place, nicely decorated with an unique charm. We had breakfast at the venue, which was delicious and we even tried the scones with clotted cream & jam in the morning. Wonderful too! We will come back for sure the next we will travel to London.

  • (((** 10 May 2018 by Stéphanie from France

    It s a lovely place near Buckingham palace. We went there for breakfast time early in the morning (9 am) and unfortunatly they dont have any bacon in the full english breakfast..... A shame no?? More ..thé service was very long..we wait 30mn. It s a pity because the place is cute.

  • ((((( 27 April 2018 by Barbara from Brussels

    The service, the tea and the food were just amazing. The atmosphere was wonderful, with the music low in the background and the decorations so British. I loved it

  • ((((( 9 April 2018 by Jolene from London

    Charming AND delicious. Perfect place to pop into for a spot of tea.

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