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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.

We had a lovely afternoon tea at The English Rose. We loved the sandwiches and the scones, the pastries and macarons were delicious! Also, a very good price, really not expensive in comparison to other places in London.

Sabine 04 November 2018
from Linkhout

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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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4,2 ((((* (based on 31 reviews)
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  • afternoon tea (20)
  • breakfast (12)
  • lunch (12)
  • value (10)
  • romantic (4)
  • child friendly (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • business (1)
  • dinner (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • private dining (1)
  • ((*** 21 November 2018 by Angela from Ongar

    Very pretty retro decor, quaint tea pots and china, was hoping for a lovely afternoon tea. Very disappointing. Service was slow, vegetarian sandwiches were boring ( one had pesto sauce spread in it with a couple of sliced cherry tomatoes) we all commented on the stale white bread. Cakes appeared shop bought and were all sliced loaf type cakes ( lemon, fruit and possibly banana) - no Victoria sponge! Scones were tasty and served with individual waxed paper sauce tubs with cream and jam in. Paid extra for a latte and was able to get decaf tea. We love our afternoon tea experiences but this really fell short of what that traditionally should be. We reserved a table but it was not ready for us when we arrived. Fortunately they had space.

  • ((((* 16 November 2018 by Anja from NL

    It was great, our school groep did enjoy the afternoon tea

  • ((((( 4 November 2018 by Dominique from Herdwangen-Schoenach

    To have our after-noon tea at the English Rose Cafe was a beautiful experience. The scones with the clotted cream and the jam are to die for as well as the sandwiches

  • ((((( 4 November 2018 by Sabine from Linkhout

    We had a lovely afternoon tea at The English Rose. We loved the sandwiches and the scones, the pastries and macarons were delicious! Also, a very good price, really not expensive in comparison to other places in London.

  • ((((( 30 October 2018 by Andre from Nuremberg

    Had the afternoon tea for two and it was excellent. Prices are great and the staff is super friendly. Highly recommend this cafe.

  • ((((( 23 October 2018 by Patrick from New Fairfield

    The English Rose was great! The best breakfast we had during our time in London, and the service couldn't have been nicer. We loved the decor as well - playful but still lovely. The location was ideal for our plans that day, as we were headed to a 9:30 tour of Buckingham Palace. Would go back in a heartbeat.

  • ((((( 16 October 2018 by Alex from London

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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

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