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English Rose Tea Room

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201 Easy Street # 103, Carefree, AZ 85377
480 488 4812
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The English Rose Tea Room has been serving Afternoon Tea in Carefree for...
The English Rose Tea Room has been serving Afternoon Tea in Carefree for over 10 years. Try a scone with jam and cream or our much acclaimed 'Duchess of Bedford's Formal Afternoon Tea'. Better yet, sample one of our delicious salads or our homemade cottage pies. We import our cream from Devon and serve only the finest teas, with over 25 varieties to chose from on our menu.Open 7 days a week throughout the year, we look forward to seeing you!
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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
It doesn't get better than the English Rose

Always elegant, prompt, gracious, delicate and delicious, the English Rose never disappoints. A supreme selection of fine teas from prestigious purveyors is available to consume and also for purchase. Service is a smile-filled joy, with floral aprons and accents from the old country. The scones... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
sjgiants
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California
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California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Always elegant, prompt, gracious, delicate and delicious, the English Rose never disappoints. A supreme selection of fine teas from prestigious purveyors is available to consume and also for purchase. Service is a smile-filled joy, with floral aprons and accents from the old country. The scones are sumptuous in size, and toothsome to the very last morsel, served with real clotted... More 

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Michigan
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We enjoyed a hot cup of tea with scones and desserts on a cool afternoon. It hit the spot. We saw some tea sandwiches go by and they looked very good. The owner comes with a real English accent. A very sweet place!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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109 reviews 109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Most guys wouldn't dig this place, but ladies, including my wife, love it as a place to have a relaxing lunch with other lady friend. They even supply hats to make the women dining feel special. Located on Easy Street in the heart of Carefree, it's a perfect place to go with lady friends and then browse some of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you like iced tea with lots of sugar then maybe the tea rooms are not for you . But if you like hot tea ( ie normal tea )with tea leaves ( ie proper tea ) not just hot water and a bag on the side and elegant china cups not styrofoam cups... well this is indeed a find.... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What an oasis! A little bit of English charm in the desert of Arizona is found on Easy St in Carefree, Arizona. It was a surprise to find some of the "home cooking" I had grown up with - from light-as-a-cloud scones (Puh-lease - it's not pronounced rhyming with "stones". They're scones, as in "prawns". lol) to a ploughman's lunch.... More 

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Pevensey, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

As I am only able to give this little bit of heaven in the desert five stars that will have to do. It deserves many many more. The owner, Jo Gemmill from Hampshire in England has made a massive effort to offer an authentic English Tea Room in the middle of Arizona. She and her staff are absolutely charming and... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My family, although not British, has grown up drinking tea the proper way having been influenced by the tradition while living in a British ruled african country many, many years ago. We loved every second we spent in this quaint tea room. I gave it a "very good" because it was way too small for the number of people who... More 

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Scottsdale
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The "ladies" of the group attended lunch and formal "tea" on a Friday afternoon. We LOVED it! We wore fun hats provided by the Tea Room and lifted our pinkies as we sipped exceptionally delightful tea! The scones are unbelievable. You MUST do this if you're looking for something fun to do while guys golf!!

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USA
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31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I went there on a sunday morning and it was totally packed. The afternoon teas is a bit overpriced for the actual quantity you get so don't be too hungry. However the experience was really nice. I am British so I enjoyed drinking from a china cup and having scones and cream and Jam. Definitely go here for a little... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My only complaint is that we needed to order tea for 2. It would have been nice if we could have ordered tea for 1 but another pot of tea. There was plenty of food for 2 people. Otherwise everything was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Easy Street # 103, Carefree, AZ 85377
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Carefree
  • Phone Number: 480 488 4812

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: English

Description

The English Rose Tea Room has been serving Afternoon Tea in Carefree for over 10 years. Try a scone with jam and cream or our much acclaimed 'Duchess of Bedford's Formal Afternoon Tea'. Better yet, sample one of our delicious salads or our homemade cottage pies. We import our cream from Devon and serve only the finest teas, with over 25 varieties to chose from on our menu.Open 7 days a week throughout the year, we look forward to seeing you!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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