We are a family run garden centre that is well known nationally as a specialist for bare rooted hedging plants and young trees. The Garden Centre always has a good selection of shrubs and plants which are not commonly found elsewhere, together with a wide range of the more commonly sought after plants. Established for over 50 years, the Garden Centre has recently been redeveloped to a high standard. Our shop contains the largest selection of seeds and bulbs for miles around, together with garden chemicals, tools, garden furniture and many other goods. Outside we stock peat-based and peat-free composts, paving, fencing, timber decking, garden buildings and greenhouses, and a large range of pots, statues and garden ornaments. Our aquatics centre has a good reputation for their excellent quality tropical, marine and cold water fish. The Gardeners' Retreat, our coffee shop/restaurant, serves fresh home cooked food and is an excellent way to round off any visit to the Garden Centre.
We are pleased to announce the Gardeners’ Retreat Restaurant has now re-opened.
To be able to re-open, we are following strict Government guidelines. So we ask that you please make yourself aware of the following guidelines before visiting the restaurant to save any embarrassment when you arrive:
We are required to keep contact details of people (either a lead person per table or each person) visiting our restaurant for 21 days.
Unless you ask to be added to our mailing list we will destroy all details after this time.
We cannot serve anyone who refuses to fill in the contact form.
People from the same or two different households can sit at the same table.
Please wait to be seated when you arrive as we can now only serve you at your table.
The Gardeners' Retreat Restaurant is proud to display a Food Hygiene Rating of 5. The Restaurant started out in 1998 and has gone from strength to strength over the years.
You will receive a warm, friendly and welcoming service from our front of house staff, as well as quality food from our experienced Chefs.
Our Menu offers a wide selection of traditional and popular dishes including, Breakfasts, Light Lunches, Soups and Main Lunches. We also have a Children's Menu. All our dishes are individually and freshly prepared, using locally sourced ingredients, so we are able to cater for a range of dietary requirements. Please do not hesitate to speak to one of our helpful team if you require any assistance.
You can now find a selection of both frozen and chilled foods, made by our Chefs, available in our Food Hall refrigerator and freezer, perfect for those days when you don't have time to spend preparing your meal, but still want tasty, good quality food.
We also offer a variety of Barista Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Speciality Tea and Soft Drinks, which you can enjoy alone or with a choice of tempting cakes or delicious homemade scones. We are licensed, so for those of you wishing to enjoy a glass of wine or locally produced beer, can do so.
There is ample free parking available.
We are sorry, we do not take reservations, but our helpful staff will make every effort to seat you as quickly as possible.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm. Breakfasts served until 11:30am. Lunches served 12 noon - 3pm.