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Jo is off across the pond in June

I’m off across the pond…
Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 90th birthday this year.  She is lucky enough to always have two birthdays, her actual birthday on April 21st and then her ‘official’ birthday which this year will be celebrated on Saturday June 11th (because the weather is better, seriously). 
Things happening in London over Her Majesty’s birthday weekend:
June 10: Service […]

Summer Happenings at the English Rose Tea Room

Over the past few months we’ve been busy serving literally thousands as they too discover the “utterly civilized pleasure of taking time for tea”.  We’ve appeared on several TV shows, had some fabulous events; from Horse Rescue Fund Raisers during the Kentucky Derby, to an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party for our local theater and a ‘splendiforous’ Downton Abbey bash.
A […]

Sunday July 17th, 2016 ~ 2nd Annual Teddy Bear Tea

2nd Annual Teddy Bear Tea
Sunday July 17th, 2016 
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Adults: $25 
Children: $15 
Bears:  Free (if properly attired)
Bring your furry friend all dressed up for tea.  Bears of every shape, size and color welcome so long as accompanied by a small child.
Must wear suitable tea time attire, however Paddington Bear can wear his Wellington boots and Winnie the Pooh can bring Piglet […]

Sunday May 8th 2016 – Mother’s Day High Tea – Sold out!

Mother’s Day High Tea – Call today!
Sunday May 8th, 2016
“Sold out Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th”
$50 per person
6 course Afternoon Tea
Call for details 480.488.4812
Reservations Only

June 11th Queen Elizabeth’s ‘official’ 90th Birthday

Saturday April 23rd 2016 DOWNTON TEA PARTY


The English Rose Tea Room is proud to present its own tribute to Downton Abbey in the form of an all-day, celebratory tea party.  Guests MUST come in period costume (you have from the Victorian era to the 1920s to choose from!) We will have live […]



It’s hard to believe that the picture above, is the same place today.   14 years ago, on March 1st 2002, the English Rose Tea Room began its adventure as the first Tea Room in Carefree, Arizona.  Who would have thought that a little bit of Brit could survive in the heat of the Arizona desert…after all only mad dogs and […]

> March 1 2015 – 13th Anniversary Celebration

English Rose Tea Room 2002-2015   

13th Anniversary Celebration  
(we aren’t superstitious)     

Sunday, March 1 2015
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Help us celebrate 13 years of serving tea in Carefree. We can guarantee great food and some special surprises for our loyal Tea Room customers.
Call 480-488-4812. We look forward to spoiling you!

> January 2015 Newsletter- Inform-a la tea

Welcome to the first newsletter for 2015!
“Happy New Year” to all my lovely Tea Room readers. We are currently mailing this newsletter to over 2,500 tea enthusiasts!
Read the full events page here
I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and perhaps, like me, you are now looking at that space where the Christmas tree once was and wondering, mmm… […]

> August 18 th 2014 – Kensington Palace Writes To The Team Room!


We just received a letter from Kensington Palace! I sent all the baby well wishes from our Royal Baby Shower last year, to William & Kate for Prince George’s 1st birthday. Not only did the Royal household write back, but they sent a card to everyone who wrote to Will & Kate with well wishes!

Did you come […]