The Tulip and the Rose Cafe
We established The Tulip And The Rose Cafe in 2013 to bring quality food from around the world to Franklin.
From our humble beginnings grilling gyros at the Farmers Market to serving breakfast and lunch every day, catering weddings & hosting dinners for the Franklin Stage Company, The Tulip And The Rose is a place for the whole community.
Conveniently located near Oneonta, Delhi, Sidney and Treadwell, we hope to bring the flavors of Continental Europe, Southeast Asia, India and Turkey to the Catskills.
Cozy space with colorful wall tiles and wooden tables. Friendly and helpful servers. Changing menu is high quality creative dishes from many cultures are a delight. Tasty and wonderfully presented. I have also enjoyed their offsite catering.
Fantastic food, beautiful space, excellent service.
The Tulip and the Rose was a wonderful place. A very welcoming staff and the food was tasty . I definitely would go again.
Great food, interesting atmosphere , fun and funky decor,
Delicious and beautiful! We had the chef’s tasting menu and each dish was incredible, I’m so glad we did it that way so we could try everything. We especially loved the minestrone soup, the arancini stuffed with chicken, and the duck prosciutto with melon. Oh, and the desserts! Baklava, pistachio cake, Turkish coffee—heaven in your mouth! And the price was very, very reasonable. We’ll definitely go back. Worth the 1 hour drive.
We had a chance to visit the restaurant when they were offering a special”Turkish Tapas” menu. The food was delicious, very authentic and perfectly seasoned. Service was friendly and made us want to come back to try their Sunday brunch
Always delighted with the service and the food. A "must try" if you are in the area.
Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you again soon!
We had a great vegan meal and would go back again. They change the menu each week so you need to check the web site for the offering. Super service, no alcoholic beverages and you can't bring in any FYI.
Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your experience!
The menu we enjoyed was Cinco de Mayo Mexiacn specialities. The soup was peppery and a perfect introduction to the dinner. Salad was crisp, with fresh ingredients. Skewers of shrimp were perfectly cooked and accompanied by fresh green peppers and onions, together with charred Poblano pepper.
Salsa was made from scratch. Delicious. My companions enjoyed their tacos and enchiladas-both meat and veggie. Lemonade was perfect drink to beat the heat from the peppers. Baklava for dessert was excellent way to finish .
The theme menus, emphasizing the cuisine of a geographical region of the earth, are the way to enjoy their skills.
2nd visit and equally impressed both times. The meal was fantastic and the service was great.
Nice comfortable place. good food with excellent friendly service. the woman sever let us share our daughters birthday at the table....wow cool...
Open Table is outstandingly annoying if one has a need to change their reservation.
This is a wonderful place with amazing food from all over the world! The staff are always very friendly and welcoming. Additionally, the decor is beautiful, I love the tilework!
This restaurant is a gem of fine cuisine nestled in the little village of Franklin. It offers a truly unique dining experience. Check the menu before going, as it changes weekly. It is also vegan friendly. And bring a bottle of wine or your favorite beverage, because it is byob.
Food was amazing! We have food allergies and the chef cameb our to personally speak with us to keep us safe. I highly recommend.
Very friendly staff and very accommodating to food allergies. Great variety of dishes you don't get to try everyday.
What a bright spot on a cold winter day! There were so many delicious things to choose from that we will definitely be back.
Great food, kind servers. The meal was delectable, the atmosphere was quiet andquints, it gave my boyfriend and I a chance to talk comfortably and enjoy our valentines dinner.
The food is amazing. The menu changes, so checking Facebook is wise if you are not interested in trying new things. There is variety in what is offered, and I felt I hit the jackpot on the night I dined there. I have craved international cuisine since moving to the area. So glad I've found this place!
Great spot! Delicious food and attentive service. I would go back without hesitation.
Very quaint, friendly waiter. The food is varied and was delicious.
This place is a gem and we’ll definitely be back. Great food and great space. Serves a variety of ethnic cuisines that are difficult to find in upstate New York.
Very good, international food. It's a dry town, so no alcohol with dinner here. The service was ok. Everything was slow even with a very empty dining room.
We were surprised, the Tulip and the Rose in Franklin is serving new menu's every week, the food is deliscious.
Really delicious food we did not expect to find! Influenced by many cuisines from the middle east.
Two out of three tapas were excellent
The seafood enchilada was filled mostly with rice, unable to taste any seafood.
Salmon was perfectly cooked, tender, juicy. Crab cake was unfortunately a bit dry and chewy. Everything else was terrific. Great service, as always. I've been here several times, and the crab cake was the only disappointment we've ever had. Despite that, I'll always recommend this lovely place!
As usual the food was excellent. Having enjoyed brunches at this restaurant, I was disappointed that only two vegetarian entrees were offered, and soup provided a very light dinner indeed. I will probably in the future limit my visits to the brunch times.
Read full menu on line, and expected that selection. But on that night they only served tapas. Had 4 orders, food good, but still was hungry afterwards.
Later found out that full dinner menu only served on Mon and Tues.
I was disappointed that you didn't have a dinner menu to order from; Tapas were bit expensive for the amount you received; they were very good. I have eaten at The Tulip and the Rose Cafe (dinner) in the past and the meals were delicious. Will be sure to check the menu before make reservations in the future.
We really enjoyed the food and the service. This is our second year going there for a cousin's reunion and both times were great and they didn't rush us to leave even though they were very busy.
Excellent find. Great brunch. All food is made to order but worth waiting for.
Would highly recommend it.
I looked at the website through open table and their own restaurant.. it displays a wide variety of food choices on the menu.. several chicken, seafood, beef and vegetarian plus soups salads and appetizer. I was very excited for Indian and Middle eastern dishes.. When we arrived we were literally the only two people there at six pm... We were presented with paper menu with 7 foods offered.. that was it... nothing that was on advertising website... the food didn't even sound like what you find on website.. I asked if they had a larger menus and they stated that was it.. we left.
I see that as false advertising... your website displays many different dishes, a full menu and you arrive to find 7 items.. so angry and disappointed..
We enjoyed a Mother's Day Brunch at Tulip and Rose. The place is decorated so uniquely and beautifully with exotic décor and tiles from seemingly all over the world. The food was fabulous with fresh ingredients and a unique dishes from all over. It was a great experience ! We will be back even though we live an hour and a half away :)
Really enjoyed the tapas menu. It gave us a variety of foods and we shared everything.
Very well priced. Staff was welcoming and attentive. Will go back again soon.
Tapas are amazing. It’s a one of a kind place in the tiny little village of Franklin, NY
There is no place like this. It’s worth the trip. The jewels you can find in beautiful villages is what people think about, when driving through the countryside of France. We have it here too in upstate NY. And I’m always in NYC for work and eating my meals out.
This restaurant is a gem! A rotating tapas menu means that every experience here is new. The chef never fails to take you on a culinary field trip around the world. The best way to have a meal here is to bring friends and get one of everything on the menu to share!
The food and atmosphere were wonderful. The service was attentive but not overbearing. The only issue was that it was a chilly day outside and the heat must have been turned down low. We had to wear our coats while eating. The ceiling fan was turn up full speed, which added to it being chilly inside.
As usual the choices on the Menu were varied and interesting. And the ones my party chose were all outstanding to the taste. The themed tapas nights are always a worthwhile adventure in various tasty exotic dishes. Loved it!