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“Close to good, but a little way to go”
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The Rose Garden Cafe
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Burwell, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Close to good, but a little way to go”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Wonderful situation and the option to sit inside or out in lovely surroundings. I think the experience would have been lifted by waitress service rather than self service. All the cakes looked fab and probably were, and I enjoyed my soup of the day, but the bread that accompanied it was tasteless and disappointing. My wife's spinach and goat's cheese pastry didnt taste fresh. It wouldn't take much to make this place great, but a little way to go.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank QCooke
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Laurane H, Public Relations Manager at The Rose Garden Cafe, responded to this review, November 2, 2013
Thank you for your review of our cafe. Sorry we didn't quite meet your expectations. We will certainly take your comments on board when sourcing our produce.
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English first
London
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Best cream tea outside of London!”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Found the cafe on our travels, we wanted a nice proper pot of tea and some home made cake, not some run of the mill franchise. We were not disappointed, lovely surroundings, friendly staff and best of all a nice cuppa and the best scone since afternoon tea at the savoy.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Michelle D
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Laurane H, Public Relations Manager at The Rose Garden Cafe, responded to this review, August 29, 2013
What a brilliant review and comments from you. Thank you very much from the team at The Rose Garden Cafe.
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“What a glorious find”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

After a long, hot day at Holkham beach, our whole family was desperate for some shade, a drink and a bite to eat, and the Rose Garden Café was like a beautiful oasis.

Between us we had sausage sandwiches, biscuits and a cream tea, and it was absolutely delicious. The décor is wonderful, I particularly loved the pastel-shade chairs, and gardens were just beautiful.

A really lovely find, thank you.

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
Thank BrindleyShaw
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Laurane H, Public Relations Manager at The Rose Garden Cafe, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
We are really pleased to read your comments concerning the Rose Garden Cafe and thank you for posting your review. Delighted too that you enjoyed our beautiful beach!
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
275 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“A really good tea room with a traditional feel”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Lovely tea room, lovely rose garden in which to enjoy the food and drink. Nice staff. A good selection of cakes and sandwiches. All in all very good

Visited July 2013
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Thank D C
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Laurane H, Public Relations Manager at The Rose Garden Cafe, responded to this review, July 21, 2013
Thank you for reviewing our cafe and delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.
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Grantham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Lovely surroundings”
Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Visited on Bank Hol Monday, for a coffee and a take-away lunch (for the nearby beach). Coffees & cakes were very good, but service while friendly was very slow, and it wasn't particularly busy at the time! Gardens front & back are nice when the weather is good. toilets also well looked after. Cray-fish & lemon/dill mayo roll was very good, if a little pricey.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Capbrown2003
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Laurane H, Public Relations Manager at The Rose Garden Cafe, responded to this review, June 11, 2013
Thank you for posting your review. We are sorry you were kept waiting for service, but pleased to hear you enjoyed the garden and atmosphere of the cafe.
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