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Rose Tree Cottage

801 S Pasadena Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3000
+1 626-793-3337
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible22%
2 weeks ago
“Adorable splurge!”
3 Jan 2018
“Huge disappointment with expensive British purchases”
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801 S Pasadena Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I signed up for tea at 1 pm on a Sunday and it was a really fun time. Yes, you will spend more than you might at brunch (4 of us came out to about $215 without tip), but we knew it...More

Thank Allison G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went here to browse, but decided to buy British, to give my Grandkids Xmas treats. I have to say that any Christmas cake I ever bought or made was moist, softly almond pasted & iced and I love it. Sadly the purchase here was disgustingly...More

2  Thank lizziejane119
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Rose Tree is very structured about it reservations. The door opens at one, and guests are seated after a short wait in the very treasure filled gift shop. Take the time to browse. The front garden is very worn and faded because of our...More

Thank victoriawJ8416GM
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Just love browsing in here, lots of British items in beautifully laid out shop. Also they offer tea, but you have to book, so didn't do this here.

Thank alison s s
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I celebrated my birthday at the Rose Tree Cottage this year. The historic house is wonderful, the owners are welcoming and the tea is delicious. They have their own blend of black tea that is so smooth and wonderful. Their traditional tea sandwiches, scone &...More

2  Thank danforth1
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We chose the Rose Tree Cottage for its traditional English afternoon tea, and we had a lovely time. It started off somewhat less than promising; we arrived about 10 minutes early for a 1:00 tea, and as the door was locked we had to wait...More

Thank Lianne58
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My wife was in Pasadena and drove past this place and thought she would call in and get me some goodies as I am originally from England. She purchased two brands of biscuits which were both out of date. The Jammie Dodgers were 5 months...More

6  Thank Olly13538
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We celebrated my Mom's birthday with my sisters today and really enjoyed the food and service from our server. She was friendly and very kind. The only complaint we had is that there are two cats roaming around the eating area and indoors. Not only...More

6  Thank Diana A
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I used to visit RTC at its old location 20 years ago with my mother and wanted to go again in memory of her. Unfortunately, it's not at all the same place it once was. The grounds are no longer beautifully kept, the shop area...More

7  Thank sjh40l
Reviewed 20 December 2014

I can't believe I haven't written a review of this wonderful place before but better late than never. This is the only real English tea room that can be found on US shores. The owners, Edmund and Mary Fry, have created a place where you...More

1  Thank Kim H
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Patricia L
23 January 2018|
Response from lizziejane119 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my friend used hers but I paid cash.
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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  • Address: 801 S Pasadena Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3000
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-793-3337
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