See why English Rose Tea Room was named Best Phoenix Tea Room

Posted June 2011
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Enjoy the Perfectly Civilized Art of Tea in Phoenix at the English Rose Tea Room!
Named Best Phoenix Tea Room

Awarded Best Afternoon Tea by Phoenix Magazine, the English Rose Tea Room is the ultimate destination in Phoenix to indulge in the very British tradition, and utterly civilized pleasure, of taking time for afternoon tea.

Authentic, charming and fun, no other Phoenix tearoom is quite like it.

Located along Easy Street in quaint downtown Carefree, just minutes north of Phoenix and Scottsdale, the English Rose Tea Room provides a dining atmosphere and menu selection that will remind you of the most popular teahouses of Britain.

See why English Rose Tea Room was named Best Phoenix Tea RoomCharming hostess and owner Jo Gemmill, originally from just outside of London, has built a reputation so outstanding that this Carefree Arizona restaurant has received national attention in USA Today and on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox TV.

Take one step into the garden gates of this exquisite oasis and you’ll understand what the fuss and fun is all about. Everything is special. Flowers adorning the outdoor patio are perfectly reminiscent of the London countryside in summer.

Inside and out, the intimate Tea Room is abuzz with activity. A cozy interior setting boasts of luxurious fabrics and crystal chandeliers. It is all at once updated and modern, yet lovingly traditional. Everything feminine sets the stage for a most unforgettable tea experience.

The extensive menu offers authentic British fare, served with loose-leaf teas. From simple buttery scones, strawberry jam and real Devonshire cream, to the Duchess of Bedford’s Formal Afternoon Tea with tea sandwiches, scones and Petite Fours served on a three-tiered cake stand with a pot of tea, no detail has been overlooked.

Other traditional British favorites include Cottage Pie, Ploughman’s Lunch and Savory Ham & Cheese Bread Pudding. Lighter fare includes Vegetarian Quiche, Salmon Quiche, Hampshire Chicken Salad and Brie, Cranberry & Pear Salad. An array of desserts is available, and all foods are freshly prepared daily.

Tea selection includes classic black teas, specially blended teas, fruit teas, green and semi-green teas, herbal and decaffeinated teas.

A Nursery Tea is available for younger guests. Tiaras are welcomed and a selection of hats for all ages is available on loan to wear while you dine.

The Tea Room Gift Shop provides a wide selection of treasures including fine English Bone China, tea accessories and more than 30 imported teas including a delicate rose-scented “English Rose” petal tea.

See why English Rose Tea Room was named Best Phoenix Tea RoomOpen seven days a week, the English Rose Tea Room is the ideal place for tea, dining, celebrations and private parties. Reservations are recommended.

Watch our video of the Engish Rose Tea Room and see for yourself why it was named the Best Phoenix Tea Room! Make your reservation today by calling 480-488-4812.