Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The English Rose

The English Rose
Chattanooga Tennessee

Elegant china tea pots surround you in this former historic hotel turned English tea room. The English Rose is located across from the famous Chattanooga Choo Choo, thus the history as a hotel, as it was the ideal location for newly arrived train passengers to Chattanooga.

It's a comfortable place to sit and enjoy a pot of tea, which will arrive at your table dressed properly with a tea cozy. The tea is probably the best in the city and despite frequent attempts, I have never been able to match the taste in my own kitchen.

The food consists of dishes such as cottage pie, bangers, and Dover sole. The desert menus include sherry trifle, sticky toffee pudding, and lemon cheesecake. All food is carefully prepared and tasty. The staff is authentically British. There is also a small store selling imported British delicacies (my favorite is the rose flavored Turkish Delight) and eclectic gifts.

Dineometer rating: 90%


Anita said...

Sounds like a wonderful place.

tut-tut said...

Hmm. A trifle high rating, but I've been there only two times.

DineometerDeb said...

Yes, perhaps I was a bit generous with this one. But, I am more about rating high for uniqueness of concept and this is definetely one of the more unique restaurants in Chattanooga. I do think the food is good also.