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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, 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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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 27
    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
Most recent review
For those who like their tea

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.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
timrussell
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London
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Stone Cross
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88 reviews 88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Orland Park, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My 2 daughters (ages 10 and 7) and I went for high tea. They have a menu option for the kids which was good. Small sandwiches, fruit and cookies. They could get tea, hot chocolate or lemonade. My girls loved it. We also had an order of the homemade soup which was made fresh that day. I had the 2... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

but it is a bit cramped & the service wasn't so great. The "High Tea" selection was good. My Book Club of 6 went and we did enjoy what we had, although 2 orders were incorrect. The décor is lovely & they have a delightful outdoor area.

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

English Rose Tea Room offers an impressive wide varieties of teas. It is a nice diversion and must visit for tea lovers. The staff is experienced and friendly. We had a very positive experience and would recommend it to anyone who likes teas.

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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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