AboutThe Essex Rose Tea Room is open seven days a week, every week of the year except over the Christmas period. Traditional table service, historic quiet and comfortable surroundings and good value home-made food guarantee that you'll be made to feel welcome, enjoy your visit, and want to return soon.
The Essex Rose Tea Room serves a range of sandwiches, lunch specials, hot and cold snacks, cakes and home-made scones. A selection of preserves, gift boxes and local paintings is available. The tearoom seats 70.
We accept bookings every day of the week during opening times, including bank holidays and school holidays. Groups accepted (max 40). Coach parking nearby.
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
Booking & Payment Details
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Facilities for groups
- Free Parking
- Gift shop
- Accepts groups
Map & Directions
Br car: From the A12 between Colchester and Ipswich, take any one of three exits (we prefer the middle one) and head towards Dedham, just a couple of minutes’ drive. Park in the nearby car park off Mill Lane or in the centre of the village if you can find a space.
Public Transport Directions
Accessible by Public Transport: Manningtree station is 4 miles away.
Buses 80 or 81/81A run from Colchester to Dedham. The service is not very frequent so please check bus times before travelling.