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The Garlic Farm

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Nice place to visit

Nice place, we purchased some Black Garlic amongst other things, only downside we could not get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron_and_Chris_Dovey
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Garlic festival

Every year there is a massive garlic festival with thousand coming just for that. That's how we got... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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The Garlic Farm is all about garlic...We've been growing garlic on the Isle of Wight for over 30 years now and are the UK's largest specialist garlic grower. We are proud of our exceptional quality garlic which is renowned for its flavour, keeping...more
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Mersley Farm Mersley Lane | Mersley Farm, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, we purchased some Black Garlic amongst other things, only downside we could not get breakfast, on the day we went it was advance bookings only which we found strange for breakfast.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron_and_Chris_Dovey
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there and thanks for your feedback. That is indeed strange regarding breakfast and would be interesting to know which day you came. We usually have extra capacity for breakfast without a booking unless you're trying to use a voucher or if we have a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Potentially this little place could win prizes for their menu BUT the meat was raw (see pics) ... eve though it is a garlic farm they could do less drenching of this potent little bulb!! Tea was nice thoughMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trail764909
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, This is such a shame :-( We tried our best to please by offering a replacement of your meal when you disliked the spiciness of the pulled lamb burger. We replaced with the smoked pork loin which since it is smoked has a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year there is a massive garlic festival with thousand coming just for that. That's how we got to know the garlic farm. Garlic gets everywhere. Meat , ice cream, beer, sweets, bread and cakes. Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable. Great place to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review - see you at the Garlic Festival if not before!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Woberful lunch! Ordered sandwiches which were huge served with salad and fries. Good vegan options more choice than a lot of restaurants. Friendly staff and good ambience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Corinne B
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking time to review us, we hope you'll be back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought it was a bit random but am a garlic fan so decided to visit. Could smell the garlic when we arrived and stepped out of the car! Lovely grounds, the shop and restaurant were beautifully laid out and cosy, with a log fire in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank doofvfood
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you again when you have time to explore the grounds. Just for reference, the black garlic ice cream is flavoured with black garlic which is a heat-aged...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to partake in a wonderful breakfast, the choice is very good, from the large full breaky to a nice light scrammbled egg with smoked salmon, the choice is yours and it is all served with a choice of tea's or coffee....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank phil c
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we're so pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and hope you'll be back to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 18 December 2018

It is defiantly worth a visit if you are staying on the island. The best feature was the quality of food in the restaurant, this was excellent, however the restaurant seems too small to meet demand at peak times. The tasting section, of the amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review - you're right we do get very busy at peak times! Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll be back again soon.

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We love it especially as last time we came we were the first people to try their afternoon teas. Staff are brilliant in the restsurant and shop would definately reccomend here

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C9025CIandrewr
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review - glad you enjoyed the afternoon tea! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Went there with my four kids, 12,7, 5 & 2. The shop and restaurant are lovely and welcoming. There you can have a lovely lunch or browse the shop - lovely for Xmas shopping for the gourmet palette. They have a large lawn and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank doreen1702
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Went to the garlic farm only to buy a specific type of garlic, which they had. Was tempted by the smells coming from the restaurant as we were leaving and went back in. The food was excellent for all four of us and my spicy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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helen r R
7 February 2018|
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Response from garlicfarmer-iow | Property representative |
We can confirm that dogs are allowed in the conservatory area of our restaurant, in the allium cafe and in the shop. Dogs are allowed on our farm walks and in our outside areas too - we welcome them! Please keep dogs on a... More
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2Barnetts2015
19 August 2015|
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Response from garlicfarmer-iow | Property representative |
Gaze out at the spectacular views of the eastern side of the Solent on our amazing open top bus. The Downs Breezer runs from 23rd May to 31st August 2015 and provides a glimpse of the delights of the Island from the scenic... More
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Joanne H
18 August 2015|
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Response from TheGarlicFarm | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, yes dogs are welcome in the grounds and in the Allium Café but not in the shop and restaurant. We strongly encourage leads as we have chickens, peacocks and red squirrels roaming freely. Hope to see you soon, Hugo
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