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51 High Street | 51 High Street oXofrd, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
+44 1865 244429
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When tea arrived in England there was a glut of milk available from the farmers and a glut of sugar available from the plantations in the Caribbean. Hence, a gullible public was persuaded that tea should be taken with milk and sugar. A visit to The Rose provides the chance to taste speciality teas as they SHOULD be drunk -... More 

1 Thank Farecomment
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Rose is a beautiful cafe! The service is prompt and the staff very friendly! It has a beautiful view of the university examination schools and great decor! The food and tea is fantastic too!

1 Thank Tim B
Brentwood UK
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127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a delicious breakfast at The Rose. Very pleasant lady served us. Nothing was too much trouble.

1 Thank LindaBrentwoodUK
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the cheaper options for tea in Oxford. I got the cream tea special. The salad was pretty good, and I loved the dressing, but the sandwiches were only ok. The scones were good, but the orange cake was very dry. Also, it is a very small restaurant, so you can't have tea with too many people.... More 

1 Thank Sarah R
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in part way through a visit to the Botanics. It was well worth the walk back. The service was good, a really lovely friendly waitress. We just wanted coffee and cake. The coffee was really good and the cakes were so moist and tasty. A very attractive cafe. The only problem is you have to go down quite steep... More 

Thank Lady Flavia
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We went to Oxford for the day and after having walked around sightseeing we found this lovely cafe which served some nice cakes, assorted teas and coffee it was very quaint

1 Thank cjreddi68
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We arrived very late in the afternoon when other cafe's had stopped serving lunch so we were grateful that The Rose would still serve hot food. I chose a mushroom risotto which was incredibly salty it almost made my eyes water! Generally the waiting time for risotto is fairly long to cook the rice, the meal at the café was... More 

1 Thank Gill L L
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Really enjoyed our visit, enhanced by the window seats on a sunny day. I had the full English equivalent which though not massive (I have a big appetite so had to increase with add-ons) was clearly made with high quality ingredients. My partner went with the scones and they were fresh and filling. House tea a really nice blend so... More 

1 Thank gsuphosdwn
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Having just gone off the overall 4/5 star review on here I was sadly disappointed by the afternoon tea I had here on Saturday 18th March 2017. Service was prompt but the waiter was not the friendliest and the afternoon tea itself was below average. The scones, although definitely fresh, were very 'floury' in taste, the finger sandwiches were bland... More 

Thank maddys2013
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Wanted a quick late lunch and were not dissapointed, poached eggs on toad and a ciabatta plus coffee,

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The Rose O, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Rose, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, We are very grateful for your recommendation on this channel. We hope to see you again soon! Kinds Regards! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$8 - $14
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 High Street | 51 High Street oXofrd, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 244429
The Rose is a small restaurant and tea room in High Street in Oxford, which serves First class, fresh prepared organic food.From our breakfast,lunch to our afternoon teas, we take great care in choosing the best ingredients available and preparing our food from scratch. We as The Rose Team try to give 100% to our customer form chefs preparing the food from scratch,and the team at front door so we can give you the best relaxing time and enjoying experience. Thank you The Rose Team :)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?