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The Rose

51 High Street | 51 High Street oXofrd, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
+44 1865 244429
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“scones” (47 reviews)
“ciabatta” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
51 High Street | 51 High Street oXofrd, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Popped in for dinner and a cuppa... We were served the wrong teas, or rather the right teas but to the wrong person, unfortunately only one of us takes milk and sugar and guess which one was poured first... Told the waitress, who after some...More

1  Thank Simon T
The Rose O, Manager at The Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Simon Thank you for your feed back.. I am so sorry you are disappointed from our place. We try to give the best and fresh food we can every time, and we do explain about our teas and food in our menu, or you...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Dropped in on a drizzly Saturday afternoon and the place was packed. Turned away newcomers. Service was very prompt and the tea and scones were excellent. Easy to see why they were so busy. Definitely stop here for a mid-afternoon break.

Thank BobKonecny
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We've eaten here several times and the food has been very good but we tried it yesterday and it was disappointing. We both ordered theCream Tea Special but when it came the cream was yellow and tasted like butter. We queried this and were told...More

1  Thank Peter602014
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch and a brew. Staff were friendly and helpful, answering our queries. We both had broccoli & courgette soup, very tasty, served with a warm ciabatta. My wife had a pot of tea and I had coffee both of which were very...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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...More

1  Thank Farecomment
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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

1  Thank LindaBrentwoodUK
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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,...More

1  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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....More

Thank Lady Flavia
Reviewed 21 April 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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
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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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