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63 Circular Drive | Charlo, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
27413681295
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place appears to be always busy no matter what time of day you go. I always go back for their delicious chicken salad (which is coated in shaved almonds, simply yum!) however the price is quite steep at R75. I am a lover of iced coffee, and do think they make one of the worst iced coffee's in Port... More 

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Thank Emma A
MulBou, Front Office Manager at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Emma, Thank you for your frank review about your experience at The Rose Garden. Your input is invaluable to us and we will most certainly investigate why the service was slow during your visit. We look forward to seeing you return soon. Kind regards from all of us at The Rose Garden. More 

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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for Sunday tea a few times never been disappointed, always friendly service a nice view and good food and drinks ! Perfect for family lunch!

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Thank Alex H
MulBou, Front Office Manager at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Hi there Alex, Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. We will share your beautiful review with the team. See you soon. Kind regards from all of us at The Rose Garden. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have done a previous review about The Rose Garden Coffee Shop. This beautiful establishment remains a firm Port Elizabeth favourite. Sweeping veranda overlooking the most beautiful garden, top notch waitering staff and small menu but DELICIOUS food. My dear friend Qwen came all the way from Bedford to join me for lunch and she could not stop thanking me... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I love visiting the nursery so we double up and have brunch as well. Great breakfasts, super cappuccinos. We often take the scones home for lunchboxes.

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MulBou, Manager at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Beth, Thank you for your beautiful review. Kind regards, From all of us at The Rose Garden More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

One of my favourite spots to take the kids for brekky, great environment with excellent and friendly service. The coffee is always top notch and the kids can play in a safe lawned play area with swings and a jungle gym that is viewable from most tables. A seperate kids menu keeps the little ones happy.

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Thank mark p
MulBou, Front Office Manager at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for your lovely review of The Rose Garden. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Rudi More 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

The garden is beautiful and the general setting is lovely. Inside is a bit too clinical and has a cold atmosphere. Two very sad looking Persian rugs that are almost threadbare are on floor( should be removed). Service was fine, not what you would expect from a tea garden. I had a chicken salad with almonds which was very informally... More 

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Thank Berenice L
MulBou, Manager at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Berenice L, Thank you for your critique of The Rose Garden. We value your feedback and have already discussed your sandwich with the kitchen. We look forward to welcome you back. Kind regards, Andiswa More 

Durban, South Africa
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154 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This was my first visit to the new venue. Sufficient parking, great entrance through the nursery and expansive veranda to sit on in good weather. Was ignored on arrival until I went in and asked for service. Thereafter the service was good and friendly. Am not a fan of Ciabatta served with an English breakfast, but it worked and really... More 

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Thank KLBTraveller
TheRoseGarden, Floor Manager at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear KLBTraveller, Thank you for your kind review. We have discussed your constructive critique with the team and have made the necessary adjustments. Your input is invaluable to our business. Please let us know when you are here next. Kind regards, Andiswa More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

My Mum and I had the pleasure of enjoying the beautiful Port Elizabeth sunshine while having lunch at the gorgeous Rose Garden Nursery..a MUST visit!

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TheRoseGarden, Owner at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Shelley, Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to your next visit to Port Elizabeth. Friendly regards, Roy More 

Cape St Francis, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The new Rose Garden blows a breath of fresh air into the Port Elizabeth coffee culture. One feels like one is on an international wine farm in the Cape when you drive into their huge car park and then walk through Floradale Nurseries to find the Rose Garden coffee shop with its sweeping verandas and its modern and chic interior.... More 

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TheRoseGarden, Owner at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, It is always uplifting to receive such a positive review and drives us as a small business to grow and improve. I have shared your review with the team and they were thrilled. Kind regards, Roy More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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247 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I always used to like the Rose Garden before they moved to the new venue . I am sure in time it will become charming , but at the moment its like sitting in a school hall unless you can get a seat on the verandah . Everything is still new and just planted so there is no ambience yet... More 

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Thank 365giannad
TheRoseGarden, Owner at The Rose Garden, responded to this review

Dear Gianna, Thank you for your second review in two months. We are devastated that you did not like our new venue. Our first phase is now completed and soon we will start developing the next phase. We are passionate about our business and over the past 20 years we have learnt not to discard constructive criticism but rather focus... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Fusion
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Circular Drive | Charlo, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 27413681295
Description
A visit to Port Elizabeth is not complete unless you have visited The Rose Garden, a coffee shop in the middle of Floradale Nurseries at 63 Circular Drive, Charlo. Here you do not only find peace and tranquility but you can treat your taste buds to the most scrumptious and mouth-watering dishes, be it for breakfast or lunch. Here the words ... I'll be back ... permeate the air.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?