The Rose Lounge at Sofitel London St. James


The lavishly feminine Rose Lounge is an elegant restaurant within the five-star Sofitel St. James Hotel in the prestigious St. James district of London. The French-inspired décor of overstuffed pink and cream upholstery amidst tapestries and oil paintings is complemented by a daily delivery of fresh roses and the delicate strains of a harp. Diners can enjoy a continental breakfast or the renowned afternoon tea, which can be served with champagne if so desired.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD32.73) per diner

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

The Rose Lounge at Sofitel London St. James

6 Waterloo Place

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Rose Lounge at Sofitel London St. James

3.0 out of 5 21 January 2016
by Pamela S.

The main thing I loved about this place was the decor. It is exactly what you would expect from a high afternoon experience. It's cozy, luxurious and of course.. rose. There was a last playing the harp making the ambience even better!

The service was really good and the staff was really polite. My only issue was that we were asked if we have any allergies and dislikes. I mentioned I don't...more

4.0 out of 5 19 January 2016
by Mandy S.

Warm and cozy ambience, not overly crowded, soft pink tones- perfect setting for afternoon tea. The service was impeccable, the lady playing the harp added to the experience. There isn't an overabundance of food that you tend to find with other afternoon tea venues -which I. Find is a good thing! Choosing your owns sweet snacks is also a plus and fun! I would recommend going and I look forward...more

5.0 out of 5 30 November 2013
by Karen Z.

Couldn't have asked for a better tea experience. The tea sandwiches were both pretty and delicious. The service was refined yet earnest, even genuinely friendly. I'm so glad I chose this as my first and only British Tea.more

4.0 out of 5 13 June 2011
by Katey H.

It was wonderful. All of it. The location of the hotel, the scattered rose petals, the lady playing the harp and the waitress greeting me with a 'bonjour'.

I ordered a pot of rose bud tea which kept getting filled up with hot water, totaling my tea intake to about 10 cups! I think i could skip the sandwich bit of afternoon tea. They just fill me up too much when what I'm really interested in...more

5.0 out of 5 30 May 2009
by Sandy K.

Delicious tea set, fabulous fruit tea and freshly baked scone and jam. Very cute patisserie. Lovely presentation of food. omg, i am so going back to Rose Lounge when i next hit London.

Amazing Amazing Amazing ambiance. Beautiful lobby!

there's live string performance. Very chill and relaxing place for afternoon tea. Totally love this place. slightly more expensive than ordinary tea set from...more

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