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The English Tea Room

734 E Rutland St, Covington, LA 70433-3223
+1 985-898-3988
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“scones” (35 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
“lemon curd” (7 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
734 E Rutland St, Covington, LA 70433-3223
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a unique eatery for this area of the world. The wait staff was enjoyable, (but the hostess was visibly ‘put out’ by our presence when we rushed in out of the rain, underdressed in t-shirts and shorts.). My friend raved over the fresh baked...More

Thank SouthernVoiceBiloxi
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Don't ever visit this place without reservations! If you do, then you will have to sit in the charming verandah. Service on the verandah is terrible. We ordered tea and scones. Tea was served promptly. Scones never arrived! 20 minutes afterwards,a waitress asked us if...More

Thank G M
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Met with some friends here to celebrate a birthday. This is a small, quaint house on a back street in old Covington Our group was about 14 people (all but one were women). The service was excellent. We had reserved a "small" room but it...More

Thank JoniB223
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Tea lover? All things British lover? Then this a must-stop while in Covington. Quaint full-service tea shop. Love their scones. Love their chicken salad. The selection of teas is amazing. Slowly working my way through the list. I really like that I can receive a...More

1  Thank tanyac41
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Visited this lovely establishment and had a proper lady's tea service with friends! We really enjoyed our visit and will definitely return for another great experience. They also were gracious and happily took our pictures with all our cell phones. The food was excellent and...More

Thank D L
Reviewed May 15, 2018

My mom & I visited last week for the High Tea service, which was $30 a person. We originally were both going to order it, but our server split it between us and we were fine. Having tea was fun but I really want to...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Ate here with family and loved it. Not really handicapped accessible as lift was out of order, so we ate outside, but it was pleasant.

Thank junepat
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! My daughter & I had lunch to celebrate our birthdays. Waitstaff was very friendly, lots of different teas to try, food was good, and the atmosphere quite pleasant— there was even a harpist adding to the ambience. Very relaxing & enjoyable! A...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

This is the cutest place I have ever visited. I could not get over how adorable it was when I first arrived and my dad could not get over how interesting it was either. Before we left, he had to go check out every room...More

Thank AmeliaJones1994
Reviewed December 21, 2017

As soon you walk your eyes will have a feast taking in all the tea room has to offer in everything British.An amazing variety of teas to choose from.

Thank 96decibelfreak
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May 28, 2018|
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Response from Paula K | Reviewed this property |
I agree with junepat—casual to dressy. Lady patrons tend to wear dresses as they do a lot of bridal & baby showers there.
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
I would call ahead to schedule a date I was told that one of the side rooms can accommodate large groups. I've been there while wedding showers and baby showers were going on. They seemed to have more than enough room. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 E Rutland St, Covington, LA 70433-3223
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-898-3988
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