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The Rose Lounge

#3,066 of 18,267 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€British, International
Sofitel St James | Sofitel London St James, London SW1Y 4AN, England
+44 20 7747 2238
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“lemon curd” (14 reviews)
“scones” (47 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (60 reviews)
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Sofitel St James | Sofitel London St James, London SW1Y 4AN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the most wonderful part of this experience was the beautiful room itself. Tea was good, not exceptional. Food was good, not exceptional. Food was better in the restaurant.

Thank sheribjun
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest, I thank you for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel London St James

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Visited for Christmas treat with my friend and decided to go for the "free flowing" champagne afternoon tea. Firstly don't be misled, they open the champagne and take it to the other side of the room and unless you can get the waitresses attention (if...More

Thank katiechurch
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Madam, I thank you for your feedback. I am terribly sorry for the poor state of the sandwiches provided to you. Please rest assured that this does not reflect our normal standards of services. I have therefore taken the appropriate measures in order to...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

On arrival we were ignored by the staff (plentiful in an almost empty restaurant) that was busy talking amongst themselves but eventually caught someone’s attention. Waiter took our coat and showed us to our table. We were given the afternoon tea menu and option and...More

Thank marita k
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear madam, I thank you for your feedback. I am terribly sorry for the waiting time as well as for the mistake on your tea order. This is absolutely unacceptable. I will ensure it doesn't happen again as those behaviours do not reflect our normal...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful centrally located rose room for afternoon tea at reasonable price in london. Charming atmosphere great service and ambiance

Thank nancys
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear guest, I thank you for your positive feedback. I am glad to hear that you have had a very enjoyable experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel London St James

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A small cosy lounge in the Balcon hotel. Very relaxing with a harpist. Oh and the tea was delicious. Plentiful supply of small very tasty sandwiches, mini scones (the lemon curd was to die for) and delicious pastries. We'd never seen such a large choice...More

Thank Ivor L
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this very positive feedback. I am truly pleased to read that you have had such a lovely Afternoon Tea experience in our Rose Lounge. We look forward to your next visits. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The best word to describe the Rose Longe is cozy. The warmly decorated lounge is reminiscent of a grandmothers parlor in a comforting way. Service was very welcoming, albeit slow at times. However there is no rush, it’s comforting to sit and enjoy the tea...More

1  Thank DrZ0621
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for this delightful feedback. Indeed we have created a heaven of peace in The Rose Lounge and I am glad you have enjoyed it so much. Thank you also for your compliments regarding the tasty Afternoon Tea. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Second time I have visited The Rose Lounge ,and must say great food . and decent customer service. Highly recommend!

Thank 110irisl
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear guest, I thank you for recommending The Rose Lounge. This is our utmost reward! We look forward to your next visits. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel London St James

Reviewed 1 October 2017

My friend and I had not seen each other for a while and decided to catch up over afternoon tea. We chose the Rose Lounge as it sounded good. We had to wait a little while for someone to see to us and show us...More

Thank Elizabeth O
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review. I am really pleased to know that you had a good time catching up with your friend and enjoyed our afternoon tea. However, I am sorry to hear that you were a bit disappointed by the scones and...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I took my niece here for afternoon tea. The food was superb with a lovely choice of sandwiches, scones and pastries. We were offered more sandwiches and hot water for our tea. Service was excellent. A harpist played while we ate and the ambience was...More

Thank pickjo
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear guests, I thank you for such positive feedback. Thank you for recommending the Rose Lounge at Sofitel London St James. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel London St James

Reviewed 20 September 2017

I had an afternoon tea at The Lounge Rose and it was a so fascinating experience. The decorations are superbe like the tea selections and the food. Impossible to miss if you are in London! Is inside the Sofitel London St James hotel

Thank Carolina o
N_Pesty, General Manager at The Rose Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear madam, Thank you so much for such a lovely feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back when you return to London. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel London St James

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Dear madam, We do indeed have a Pre-Theatre Menu served in our restaurant The Balcon and also in our St James's Bar if you wish so. We look forward to welcoming you. Best regards. Nicolas Pesty General Manager Sofitel London... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$49
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:30
Monday
08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:30
Thursday
08:00 - 19:30
Friday
08:00 - 19:30
Saturday
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel St James | Sofitel London St James, London SW1Y 4AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7747 2238
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Sofitel London St James
Description
Indulge in the most decadent of all British traditions and enjoy a delightful Afternoon Tea, moments away from the recognised landmarks of Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus. Being Sofitel St James, we put a French touch on our Tea and offer an exceptional showcase of Parisienne pastries. Discover our collection of exclusive teas, end the day with a sip of Champagne in the intimate and elegant decor of The Rose Lounge with subtle colours of pink and cream, stunning displays of fragrant roses further enhanced by the gentle sound of a harp.
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