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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.

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.

Suzanne 23 July 2018
from Wickford

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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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Customer reviews for The English Rose Café

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  • afternoon tea (12)
  • lunch (10)
  • breakfast (8)
  • value (7)
  • child friendly (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • business (1)
  • dinner (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • private dining (1)
  • ((((( 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.

  • ((((( 31 March 2018 by Kishan from London

    Friendly and of a very high quality,ambiance suited the venue,and the service i thought to be very pleasant.

  • (**** 28 March 2018 by Christine from Boston

    Despite booking the table for afternoon tea the day before, our table was not ready; we were first told the afternoon tea was not available because they had run out of cake. In the end the found enough cake - slabs of it, randomly plunked on a plate. The sandwiches were tasteless and very ordinary looking. Scones hard as rocks and at least 3 days old. One pot of tea with no refill.
    Do NOT go there!

  • ((((( 18 March 2018 by Javier from London

    Excellent breakfast and very friendly staff.

  • (((** 2 March 2018 by Oliver from Bristol

    Café itself is very nice, not at all what you’d expect to find 2 minutes from Victoria Station. Service and food left a little to be desired. We had afternoon tea for two which took longer than it should have considering none of the food was cooked. The waiter seemed as if he was over it and couldn’t wait to leave (which he did by the time we’d finished) and forgot the tap water we asked for. I get the feeling they were out of certain items as the mini cakes and macarons were dwarfed by two huge pieces of chocolate fudge cake that really did not belong in such a dainty assortment. Sandwiches were fine, but for £26 I expect a better selection than cheese and onion, cheese and tomato and cream cheese and cucumber.
    Don’t get me wrong, everything was good, I just don’t think it was worth the money it cost.

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