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51 High Street | 51 High Street oXofrd, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
+44 1865 244429
09:00 - 19:00
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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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. A very attractive cafe. The only problem is you have to go down quite steep... More 

Thank Lady Flavia
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank cjreddi68
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived very late in the afternoon when other cafe's had stopped serving lunch so we were grateful that The Rose would still serve hot food. I chose a mushroom risotto which was incredibly salty it almost made my eyes water! Generally the waiting time for risotto is fairly long to cook the rice, the meal at the café was... More 

Thank Gill L L
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit, enhanced by the window seats on a sunny day. I had the full English equivalent which though not massive (I have a big appetite so had to increase with add-ons) was clearly made with high quality ingredients. My partner went with the scones and they were fresh and filling. House tea a really nice blend so... More 

Thank gsuphosdwn
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Having just gone off the overall 4/5 star review on here I was sadly disappointed by the afternoon tea I had here on Saturday 18th March 2017. Service was prompt but the waiter was not the friendliest and the afternoon tea itself was below average. The scones, although definitely fresh, were very 'floury' in taste, the finger sandwiches were bland... More 

Thank maddys2013
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wanted a quick late lunch and were not dissapointed, poached eggs on toad and a ciabatta plus coffee,

Thank Pappa2906
The Rose O, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Rose, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, We are very grateful for your recommendation on this channel. We hope to see you again soon! Kinds Regards! More 

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

I went here in a group of 8. The first annoyance was that the staff refused to push any tables together (even though there was space) so we squashed ourselves around a table for 4. We were visiting for afternoon tea & cake & were rather disappointed with the limited choice of cake. It took ages to arrive & one... More 

Thank Sue B
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a casual tea room so don't expect to need to be dressed up and wearing a silly hat. I went yesterday afternoon for Cream Tea which was very nice. I'm no tea expert so I can't rate the tea itself as anything beyond "what I'd expect tea to be" though the blooming jasmine and lily tea was BEAUTIFUL!... More 

Thank SecularEthicist
The Rose O, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Rose, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Good choise! We are very grateful for your recommendation on this channel. We hope to see you again soon! Kinds Regards! More 

Heathfield, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you like to try different teas, then this is definitely the place. There was a great choice of teas from all over the world and there were tips, which were helpful, on how long to brew for and if you added milk or not. The cost was £2.75 per pot, which is dearer than normal teas, however, you are... More 

Thank denise l
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice contemporary tearoom with a nice ambiance. They make their own scones, but I have to say that neither my friend nor me were mad about them. First of all they looked very white and slightly undercooked. When we tasted them, we realised that they were actually cooked well, it was just the dough (maybe the flour or the butter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 14
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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 - 19:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?